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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.

Boat of Cuban immigrants washes up on South Padre Island

A group of Cuban refugees ended up on the South Padre Island shore Monday after reportedly being at sea for 21 days.

Reward increased for $10,000 for Texas Most Wanted Fugitive

The reward for Israel Aguirre, 33, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive and this month’s featured fugitive, has been increased to $10,000 for information leading to his capture if the tip comes in during the month of September.

Abbott to call for credit for massive online courses

Republican gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott will call for students to receive college credit for taking massive open online courses — often referred to as "MOOCs&quo

UT-Austin: Mission accomplished for $3 billion campaign

University of Texas at Austin officials are claiming victory after an eight-year capital campaign, which ended Aug. 31, exceeded its $3 billion goal.

Analysis: Ruling provides candidates a talking point

Give this to state district Judge John Dietz: He gave the next Legislature a purpose. This year’s general election campaigns, to be fair, are just getting started.