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Workaholism: Regain balance before you burn out

Just because you work long hours, slave away more intensely than your coworkers or hold down more than one job doesn't necessarily mean you're a workaholic. It's not that simple.

Top 20 colleges with most billionaire alumni

In perhaps the most prestigious college ranking, a new report lists colleges and universities with most global billionaire graduates.

Body sensors to help Soldiers in future conflicts

The Army is researching physiological sensors that may help Soldiers achieve superior performance on battlefields of the future, said the commanding general of Fort Detrick, Maryland.

Law Enforcement Groups Come Out For Gay Marriage

Two prominent county sheriffs and a group of law enforcement officers filed a brief in federal court Tuesday in support of gay marriage, saying the state has failed to give gay and lesbian first responders “the equal dignity and respect t

Texas' New Social Studies Textbooks Under Fire

Several academics pointed to flaws — including inaccurate descriptions of world religions and out-of-date racial terminology — in proposed social studies textbooks up for adoption by the Texas State Board of Education.

Law Enforcement Groups Come Out For Gay Marriage

Two prominent county sheriffs and a group of law enforcement officers filed a brief in federal court Tuesday in support of gay marriage, saying the state has failed to give gay and lesbian first responders “the equal dignity and respect t

Child Services had contact with family of Texas toddler who was killed

There were signs of suspected abuse of a Texas toddler who was found dead Friday in a shallow grave. Tony Plohetski reports Child Protective Services had received multiple reports on the two year-old boy.

Tony Stewart case will go to grand jury

The evidence gathered after Tony Stewart's race car struck and killed another driver who was walking on the track will be given soon to a grand jury, a district attorney in upstate New York announced Tuesday.

'Mockingjay -- Part I' gets official trailer

(CNN) -- The Mockingjay lives. On Monday, fans eager for more Katniss Everdeen got a sneak peek of the heroine in action in the first official trailer for "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay -- Part I."

When pregnancy makes you violently ill

"What, are you insane?" That seems to be the response I get most from friends and family members when I tell them that I'd like another child one day.

Video: Texas officers catch wrong-way driver with two children in car

A police officer in Texas put himself in danger to protect the public from a wrong-way driver on an interstate highway. The intense situation was all caught on the officer's patrol car dashboard camera.

Man admits to eating ex-girlfriend's organs

In Indiana, a man is facing felony charges for the grisly murder of a woman. Court documents also show he admits to eating her organs.

With Pre-K grant, Texas switches gears on federal cash

In a shift for a state that has shunned other federal education initiatives like Common Core and

Perry touts legacy to toll road group

Calling Texas “the mecca of innovation on transportation infrastructure,” Gov.

Analysis: The Voter ID You Won't Need at the Polls

It seems odd that you do not need a voter registration card to vote in Texas, but that’s one effect of the state’s voter ID law.