On Border, questions over National Guard Troops' needs

After media reports in the Rio Grande Valley suggested that some National Guard troops dispatched by Gov.

Taxpayer tab grows for Perry's defense

Gov. Rick Perry has billed taxpayers $133,000 to hire several lawyers to defend him against public corruption allegations, his office confirmed Friday.

SpaceX, Blue Origin compete for NASA contract

Two private space travel companies working to launch shuttles out of Texas are competing for the same NASA contract that is expected to be handed out in the coming weeks.

Analysis: To debate or not to debate?

Republican gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott reneged on an agree

Boy calls police from inside carjacked SUV

A Houston boy is happy to be home after a frightening ride inside a carjacked vehicle. His actions helped police rescue him and other children who were in the car, Syan Rhodes has the story.

Ft. Hood shooter writes ISIS leader, asks to become 'citizen' of Islamic State

The Army psychiatrist who killed 13 people at Fort Hood has written a letter to the leader of ISIS, asking to become a citizen of the Islamic State's caliphate, his attorney said Thursday.

CBP encourages you to be a "ready traveler"

U.S. Customs and Border Protection El Paso port of entry is anticipating heavier than normal traffic this holiday weekend.

Portions of US 70 will be close next week

The District One office for the New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) with Smith and Aguirre Construction continue with the project development of the concrete wall barrier, lighting, and placement of a large digital message board.

$40 million lawsuit slams Ferguson police actions during recent protests

-- In a $40 million federal lawsuit, five people arrested recently in Ferguson, Missouri, accuse police of using "wanton and excessive force" and treating U.S. citizens "as if they were war combatants."

Motorists find relief this Labor Day Weekend

Motorists have something to celebrate this Labor Day weekend. Gasoline prices will be at their lowest levels since 2010.

Shakira is expecting her second child

Some celebrity baby news for you, Shakira is expecting her second child. The 37-year-old singer announced her pregnancy with longtime boyfriend, Gerard Pique' on facebook.

American Academy of Pediatrics: School start times are too early

When that first school bell rings, are student even awake?

Dollar General still wants to buy Family Dollar

Dollar General says it hasn't given up on the idea of buying Family Dollar. While announcing second-quarter earnings Wednesday, Dollar General's CEO reiterated his intentions.

Judge: Texas school finance system unconstitutional

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8 must-have travel apps

Whether you've got wanderlust or an airline grievance, here are some apps to pack onto your phone. 1. AirHelp