Boehner announces goal of balancing budget in 10 years

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- House Speaker John Boehner announced Tuesday that he supports a plan to balance the federal budget in 10 years, a goal that could require massive cuts to spending or major reforms to entitlement programs.

NRA chief: Obama makes 'mockery' of American freedoms

(CNN) -- The National Rifle Association chief issued a blistering retort to President Barack Obama's inaugural address, accusing him of name calling and limiting American freedoms. Wayne LaPierre had been relatively silent since his controversial

Gen. John Allen cleared of wrongdoing in Petraeus scandal

(CNN) -- A top general caught up in the scandal that forced former CIA Director David Petraeus to resign has been cleared of allegations that he wrote potentially inappropriate e-mails to Jill Kelley, the woman who claimed she was being threatened by

New Mexico teen accused of gunning down family 'lost sense of conscience'

(CNN) -- The chilling acts the 15-year-old boy is accused of defy imagination: Pumping his mother, brother and two younger sisters with bullets. Gunning down his dad when he returned home.

Five things we learned watching 'The Following'

(CNN) -- Editor's Note: This post contains spoilers for the series premiere of "The Following" -- you've been warned.]

Family of Nederland man killed in Algeria seeking answers

Nederland, TX (KBMT) -- The family of a Nederland man who was killed in a hostage standoff in Algeria wants to know exactly how he died. Victor Lovelady, 57, of Nederland, is one of three Americans killed during a four-day siege at a natural gas p

3 wounded, 2 detained in Texas college shooting

(CNN) -- Students ducked under desks and ran for cover during a shooting at a community college in Texas on Tuesday that left three people wounded.

Temple man identified in last week's house fire

Temple Fire Marshal’s Office has identified the man who was found dead in his house early last Friday morning. Sterling Briscoe, 78, was identified by the Medical Examiner's Office in Dallas. 

Army announces new commander for Fort Bliss, 1st Armored Division

Maj. Gen. Dana J.H. Pittard will soon be replaced as commander of Fort Bliss and the 1st Armored Division, according to Army spokesperson Maj. Joe Buccino.

High risk sex offender flees Houston facility Tuesday morning

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added John Michael Enard, 58, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender list, and a $3,000 cash reward is now offered for information leading to his capture.