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Critics charge local bond elections lack transparency

It was a powerful lineup of Texas Republicans who joined Comptroller Susan Combs early last year at a state Capitol news conference.

FBI investigating hacking attack on JPMorgan

The FBI is investigating a hacking attack on JPMorgan Chase that caused a data breach, according to a U.S. official familiar with the probe.

America's favorite credit card company is...

After seven years of topping the list of America's favorite credit cards, American Express finally has some competition.

Guard's Arrival on Border Brings Reassurance, Concerns

This week at Anzalduas Park, which sits on the banks of the Rio Grande, a Texas Department of Public Safety boat patrolled the calm waters just feet away from the Mexican side of the river.

Guard's Arrival on Border Brings Reassurance, Concerns

This week at Anzalduas Park, which sits on the banks of the Rio Grande, a Texas Department of Public Safety boat patrolled the calm waters just feet away from the Mexican side of the river.

U.S. on alert amid claim of new American killed fighting for extremists in Syria

Dozens of Americans have been among the thousands of foreigners who flocked to Syria to take part in its bloody, messy civil war. Yet for the three years, there was only one known American casualty.

Guard's Arrival on Border Brings Reassurance, Concerns

This week at Anzalduas Park, which sits on the banks of the Rio Grande, a Texas Department of Public Safety boat patrolled the calm waters just feet away from the Mexican side of the river.

Diane Sawyer's no-fuss sign off from ABC's "World News"

One might be tempted to say that Diane Sawyer's tenure on the ABC evening newscast "World News" is ending the same way it began: quietly.

Robbery Suspect and 'COPS' Crew Member Killed During OPD Shootout

Police in Omaha are investigating a deadly shooting near the intersection of 43rd and Dodge Streets.

Kid expelled over mom's Facebook post

A Florida mom says her 4 year-old was expelled from his preschool over a message she posted on her personal Facebook page, Heather Leigh reports.

Local debt climbs as Texas cities deal with growth

 

Analysis: Despite calendar, campaigns take a back seat

The summer is coming to an end. The kids are back in school. And the political ads have started appearing around the TV shows frequented by viewers who are suspected of also being voters.

Guard's arrival on Border brings reassurance, concerns

This week at Anzalduas Park, which sits on the banks of the Rio Grande, a Texas Department of Public Safety boat patrolled the calm waters just feet away from the Mexican side of the river.

Local debt climbs as Texas cities deal with growth

Eight years ago, officials with the city of Jarrell decided their small community north of Austin needed a new wastewater system. They expected an influx of new residents and businesses to support some debt to pay for the project.

GM's compensation fund gets 100th death claim

General Motors executives have said the company would "do the right thing" for victims of its massive recall, and so far, 100 families are seeking money for someone who died.