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Rafts cross Rio Grande in Texas back and forth to Mexico

A video captured by a CNN team shows human smugglers traveling on a raft along the Rio Grande, after dropping off people in Texas. The boat was spotted headed back to Mexico by a CNN team.

Donald Sterling lashes out at NBA, wife in court

  LOS ANGELES (CNN) -- An angry Donald Sterling lashed out at the NBA in a court hearing Wednesday, calling the league "a terribl

Kerry in Afghanistan to talk over election outcome, fraud claims

(CNN) -- Secretary of State John Kerry made an unannounced visit to Afghanistan on Thursday where he plans to encourage a resolution to the presidential election that the United States insists must include a thorough review of "reasonable

Terminally ill Army wife gives birth to 'miracle' baby at San Antonio military hospital

When doctors told Yesenia Ruiz-Rojo she was terminally ill, the pregnant 21-year-old put all thoughts of herself aside. Just save my baby, she asked.

Amid Immigration Crisis, Obama Focuses on Economy

President Obama touted economic progress made under his watch since the nation fell into financial crisis, and he urged Americans to have faith in their government in a speech Thursday at the Paramount Theatre in downtown Austin.

Kerry in Afghanistan to talk over election outcome, fraud claims

Secretary of State John Kerry made an unannounced visit to Afghanistan on Thursday where he plans to encourage a resolution to the presidential election that the United States insists must include a thorough review of "reasonable allegatio

Details emerge in Texas man's slaying of 4 children, 2 adults

A man shot and killed four children and two adults Wednesday at a Houston-area home belonging to relatives of his estranged wife, authorities said.

Texas police officer rescues same dog twice, adopts him

How about a feel good story from a loyal police officer in Arlington?

3-year-old boy with cancer named sheriff's deputy

He has the trademark brown uniform and the badge of a newly minted sheriff's deputy. And he has his first order -- actually, his only order: get better.

7 Questions: After Obama's Texas trip, what now for immigration crisis?

More money. More National Guard troops at the border. More children deported. A slew of possible solutions for the immigration crisis at the southern border emerged this week as President Barack Obama visited Texas.

NM Department of Health warns residents about Tularemia in wake of recent case

The New Mexico Department of Health announced today a laboratory confirmed case of tularemia in a 65 year-old woman from Bernalillo County.

Academic gains slowing; no consensus on why

 

Could prices at the pump be heading down?

Gas prices for the year may have finally peaked. Drivers paid $3.67 a gallon on average over the Independence Day weekend which was the highest since 2008, but now prices are starting to ease back.

New study: 1 in 4 young teens meet screen-time guidelines

New government statistics show, only 27-percent of kids ages 12-15 meet the recommended limit of two hours or less of TV plus computer use daily.

4 kids, 2 adults killed in domestic shooting near Houston

(CNN) -- Two adults and four children were killed in a domestic shooting in Spring, Texas, on Wednesday night, said Harris County Constable Ron Hickman.