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President Obama to push road and bridge projects

This week, President Obama plans to pressure lawmakers into finding a way to keep money flowing to road and bridge projects before funding dries up next month.

New research shows decreased sense of smell could be sign of Alzheimer's

Your sense of smell could be an indication of alzheimer's disease. Scientists say new research shows that a decreased ability to correctly identify odors could associated with the loss of brain cell function.

Planet of the Apes movie dominates weekend box office

The latest adventure of the Planet of the Apes franchise was a hit at the weekend box office. Dawn of the Planet of the Apes took in more than $70 million this past weekend.

New developments into Alzheimer's disease

Your sense of smell could be an indication of Alzheimer's disease. Scientists said new research shows that a decreased ability to correctly identify odors could associated with the loss of brain cell function.

Seven earthquakes shake Oklahoma in two days

(CNN) -- On Saturday and Sunday in Oklahoma, there were seven earthquakes. You read that right. Not tornadoes. Earthquakes.

Inside Texas Politics: Children at the Border

On this week's edition of WFAA-TV's Inside Texas Politics, I talked with host Jason Whitely and Fort Worth Star-Telegram columnist Bob Ray Sanders about last week's announcement that UT-Austin President Bill Powers will step down ne

Political Chatter: Battle lines are drawn in immigration debate

(CNN) -- The ball is now in Congress' court.

O’Rourke talks Obama lawsuit, border crisis on CNN

El Paso Democrat Congressman Beto O’Rourke made an appearance on the CNN Sunday morning show “State of the Union,” offering his take on the crisis at the Texas Border, and Republican plans to file a lawsuit against President O

Sole survivor in Texas shooting looks for hope amid her horror

(CNN) -- Cassidy Stay has seen the worst -- the brutal killings of her parents and siblings, ages 4 to 13, in their Texas home.

Davis Presses Attack on Abbott Over Chemical Plant Ruling

Wrapping up her five-day “Texans Deserve to Know” tour, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis went on the offensive Saturday, telling supporters in Austin that her Republican opponent, Attorney General Greg Abbott, was an &

Lone survivor in Texas shooting looks for hope amid her horror

(CNN) -- Cassidy Stay has seen the worst -- the brutal killings of her parents and siblings, ages 4 to 13, in their Texas home.

Lone survivor in Texas shooting looks for hope amid her horror

(CNN) -- Cassidy Stay has seen the worst -- the brutal killings of her parents and siblings, ages 4 to 13, in their Texas home.

State to San Antonio: No, you can't own your wastewater

  Editor's note: This story has been updated throughout.

Debate over whether undocumented immigrants ever show up to court hearings

Thousands of immigrants set off on the dangerous and deadly journey to the United States, and for those who survive it, another lengthy and complicated process lies ahead.

New mobile app finds play dates for dogs

Nowadays there seems to be an app for just about everything, including finding your dog a play date. A new mobile app called "Doggy BNB" connects dog owners with other dog owners in their area.