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GMO labeling movement stagnant in Texas

When Eric Herm heard in 2005 that genetically modified cottonseeds were the latest innovation on the market, he thought he should plant the crop on his family farm near Lubbock.

Authorities find about a dozen razor blades glued to playground equipment

It's perhaps the last thing you'd expect to find at a playground. Authorities say they found razor blades glued to playground equipment at a park in East Moline, Illinois.

Supreme Court case could add women's health hurdles

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday is poised to hear two cases that could add additional hurdles for women seeking reproductive health coverage in Texas.

ACA advocates make enrollment push ahead of deadline

Cynthia Donnell started the process of enrolling in the federal health insurance marketplace in November, but she faced delays when the marketplace’s launch was riddled with

Obama to propose NSA phone data changes

President Obama is calling for an overhaul of the controversial NSA program that collects bulk phone data. Currently the NSA collects massive amounts of data and stores it for five years.

Sailor, civilian killed in shooting at Virginia naval station

14 dead, 176 missing in Washington state landslide

The number of dead and missing after a deadly weekend landslide in rural Washington grew Monday as hope of finding any more survivors dwindled.

Jury hears closing arguments at bin Laden son-in-law's trial

He was suddenly among the most notorious, hunted men in the world, but in the hours after the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, Osama bin Laden wasn't concerned with running or hiding.

Study: Stress may reduce fertility

If you're trying to get pregnant, relax and try to keep your stress down. That sounds like good advice, which your doctor has probably given you, but there has been very little science to back it up -- until now.

TV's Judge Joe Brown jailed by real judge after courtroom argument, court says

 TV's Judge Joe Brown was jailed on a contempt of court charge issued by a Tennessee juvenile judge Monday, according to a court spokesman.

Train jumps tracks, 32 hurt at Chicago's O'Hare airport

A commuter train arriving at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport jumped the tracks and climbed an escalator Monday morning. The crash left 32 people with non-life-threatening injuries, Chicago police said.

Galveston Bay spill will take economic, ecological toll

With no end in sight to containing a spill that may have dumped 150,000 gallons of fuel oil into Galveston Bay on Saturday, the hit to Texas’ economy and environment is already huge — and sure to grow.

Wal-Mart offers new service that can save you money

Walmart is launching a new tool to help shoppers make sure they get the best price. It's called savings catcher.

Gender wage gap prevalent throughout Texas government

As the candidates for Texas governor ramped up their attacks this week over wage discrimination and sexism, the hiring prac

Want to avoid an ex? This app can help

Don't you just hate it when you keep running into the people you'd rather not see at all? Now there's an app to avoid that.