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CDC: First diagnosed case of Ebola in the U.S.

[Breaking news alert published at 5:50 p.m. ET]

Search for suspected cop killer yields pipe bombs

(CNN) -- Investigators found two fully functional pipe bombs and believe that a three-week manhunt may be taking a toll on suspected cop killer Eric Matthew Frein, Pennsylvania State Police Lt. Col. George Bivens said Tuesday.

Nine-year old weighed 17lbs at death; parents charged

Pennsylvania authorities have charged a couple with criminal homicide after the death of their nine-year old son from starvation.

Final Gubernatorial debate looms in Dallas

Democrat Wendy Davis has one more chance to share a debate stage with the Republican front-runner in the race for Texas governor, and if the recent past is any guide, she’ll

Davis accuses Abbott of grant fund 'cover-up'

*This story has been updated throughout to include a response from the office of Attorney General Greg Abbott.

The Christmas holiday season is here? Already?

The holiday season is here, or at least it is if you happen to be a U.S. retailer. Major U.S. stores will add over 800-thousand temporary jobs this fall.

New report: NFL player who killed girlfriend, then self had devastating brain disease

Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher likely had a devastating brain disease when he shot and killed his girlfriend and himself two years ago, that's according to a new report.

Wine in a can, a keg, a carton...and it's not bad

Jordan Kivelstadt decided to ditch glass wine bottles after he literally kicked a keg.

Dallas hospital isolates patient over possibility of Ebola

A Dallas hospital has isolated a patient to be tested for the deadly Ebola virus, hospital officials confirmed Monday.

In Debate, Patrick and Van de Putte Spar Over Taxes

In the only scheduled debate in their race for lieutenant governor, state Sens.

Arrest made after Arkansas Realtor vanishes on job

Police arrested Aaron Lewis on Monday in connection with the disappearance of Arkansas Realtor Beverly Carter, police say.

Patrick, Van de Putte set to take stage for debate

On the campaign trail, Texas lieutenant governor candidates Dan Patrick and Leticia Van de Putte have air

Analysis: Getting legislative permission to do business

When upstart competitors challenge established businesses, they often call on state lawmakers for help, creating the fight card for the next legislative session.

Debating what's more sacred: Private land or public beaches

Texas has long prided itself on its Open Beaches Act, which guarantees public access to beaches along most of the state’s 367-mile Gulf Coast.

More hospitals asking patients to pay for procedures up front

Get ready to whip out your credit card before you are wheeled into the operating room or undergo an MRI. More hospitals are asking patients settle the bill in advance.