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Analysis: Timing of speculation not on Van de Putte's side

This tale begins with a denial. “Under no circumstance will I be running for mayor of San Antonio. I will be in the Senate come January 2015.”

CBP officers seize nearly $429,000 in cocaine hidden in a Ford Focus

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Gateway International Bridge intercepted a load of alleged cocaine. CBP officers discovered the alleged cocaine, valued at approximately $428,800 hidden within a Ford Focus.

Want a new car? Buy now in August

According to True Car Research, August might be the best month to buy that new vehicle you've been wanting.

Good news for your credit score, FICO changing way it weighs medical debt and collections

If your medical bills are weighing down your credit score, you're in for a pleasant surprise. This fall, FICO, the nation's top credit score provider will make changes that put less of an emphasis on medical debt.

States with cheapest mortgages

If you are in the market for a new home, or refinancing the one you own, you may pay more depending upon where you live. A new study shows some states have pricer mortgage rates than others.

Best month to buy a car

August might be the best month to buy that new vehicle you've been wanting, that's according to True Car Research.

Fort Bliss soldier 'shocked' after Army gives him and dozens of others notice to leave service

They may have survived combat abroad but thousands of soldiers are caught in the crossfire of a budget battle at home.

Texas may refuse to follow climate rules

Texas’ top environmental regulator suggested Thursday that the state may ignore a proposed directive from the Obama administration in June to reduce carbon emissions from power plants.

Town in shock after 9-year-old boy is stabbed to death on playground

A family is grieving and a Michigan community is in shock after a 9-year-old boy was stabbed to death at a playground in his neighborhood this week.

Did racial bias lead NYC judge to convict man of murder? Ruling postponed

(CNN) -- A New York judge on Thursday postponed a ruling on whether a former judge's self-professed racial bias led him to wrongly convict a man of murder nearly 15 years ago.o

Obama authorizes 'targeted airstrikes' in Iraq

U.S. President Barack Obama said Thursday he'd authorized targeted airstrikes in Iraq to protect American personnel.

Got medical debt? Your FICO credit score may go up

If you have loads of medical debt in collections, you could see your credit score go up soon.

Vibrio vulnificus: What is the summertime bacteria?

You've likely heard of a "flesh-eating bacteria" hitting Florida and other states this summer. While the bacteria are real, public health officials say the "flesh-eating" part is not.

Report: 'Big Bang Theory' stars sign deal

"Big Bang Theory" fans can breathe a sigh of relief.

Open carry kid's book a sensation

A children's book about gun rights has benefited from an unexpected boost in sales after it became the subject of a mocking segment on "Real Time with Bill Maher" last week.