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Report: Texas Loses Bid For Tesla "Gigafactory"

After a monthslong competition, Texas has lost out on Tesla Motors' $5 billion lithium-ion battery plant, according to a news report.

Battle over abortion law heads to Federal Appeals Court

Texas abortion providers’ next hurdle in their legal fight against strict abortion regulations is set for next week in a hearing scheduled for federal court.

Daughter: Joan Rivers leaves ICU, 'kept comfortable' in private room

Joan Rivers has been moved out of the intensive care unit and into a private hospital room, her daughter said Wednesday.

More 'Frozen' on the way in 2015

Walt Disney Studios is chipping a new "Frozen" film off the old block. On Wednesday, the studio announced that its blockbuster 2013 movie will soon have a miniature sequel in the animated short "Frozen Fever."

A tale of 2 water districts: 1 aquifer, 2 strategies

 

Parent outraged with children's bus stop location

Another school year is upon us and for thousands of kids, that means riding the bus. But one dad noticed something that he calls scary about his daughters' new stop.

DMV says no makeup for driver's license photo; boy sues

(CNN) -- The mother of a 16-year-old filed a federal lawsuit against the South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles on Tuesday claiming her son was sexually discriminated against when he was forced to remove his facial makeup for a driver'

No more smokes at CVS

CVS Caremark has followed through with its long-promised cigarette ban, as the tobacco-free pharmacy chain officially changed its name to CVS Health.

New study: Double mastectomies will not improve survival odds

A new study suggests double mastectomies will not improve survival odds for patients battling cancer in one breast.

Home Depot investigating possible data security breach

Home Depot is investigating a possible data security breach. The company announced that it's partnering with banks and law enforcement to investigate quote "some unusual activity" related to customers.

A tale of 2 water districts: 1 aquifer, 2 strategies

A decade ago, prospective water marketers easily secured the rights to pump more than 20 billion gallons of water annually from the Carrizo-Wilcox aquifer in Central Texas’ Burleson County.

Driverless vehicles: The end of the road for the trucker?

Driving a lorry or a truck across the country isn't easy. In the United States, by law truckers have to take a break after 11 consecutive hours. In Britain, the maximum driving time is nine hours per day.

Baby Boomers face big housing crunch

America's Baby Boomers are facing a serious housing crunch, with many expected to struggle to afford their homes come retirement.

Testimony Begins in Trial Over Texas Voter ID Law

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Cyber security stocks up on news of a possible security breach at Home Depot

Call it the "Jennifer Lawrence stock rally". As hackers try to steal credit card data from Home Depot and naked pictures from Hollywood celebrities, cybersecurity companies are seeing big gains.