Capital murder trial set to happen in Williamson County

The trial of a capital murder suspect is set to take place out of town, in order to ensure a right and fair trial.

Vice President Joe Biden begins work with gun violence task force

(CNN) -- Trying to move at warp speed in a city accustomed to a more glacial pace, President Barack Obama's administration opens its formal effort to change U.S.

Blizzard blasts upper Midwest

(CNN) -- Does the end of the world start with a snowstorm?

Palin bashes Time magazine's 'Person of the Year'

(CNN) -- Sarah Palin, who's been listed twice as one of Time Magazine's "100 Most Influential People," is taking issue with the publication's decision to name President Barack Obama as its "Person of the Year."

Some believe Friday is doomsday on the Mayan calendar; the Mayans don't

MERIDA, Mexico (CNN) -- There may be no one left on earth to say TGIF this week.

Boeing uses potatoes for in-flight wireless test

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Airplane manufacturer Boeing builds some of the most complicated machines on Earth, but in its efforts to make wireless signals on airplanes better it turned to the produce aisle for help.

Russian tycoon Khodorkovsky's prison sentence cut by 2 years

MOSCOW (CNN) -- A Moscow court has reduced the sentences of jailed Russian tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky and his former business partner Platon Lebedev by two years, the Russian Legal Information Agency said Thursday.

BBB advises caution when buying a puppy for the holidays

CENTRAL TEXAS — All too often, common sense seems to fly out the window when faced with an adorable animal, but buying a pet is a long-term investment.

Deadline extended for grant funds available to landowners near East Texas national forests

COLLEGE STATION, Texas – In an effort to reduce wildfire hazards on private lands, Texas A&M Forest Service is administering U.S.

Marijuana use holds steady among U.S. teens

(CNN) -- Marijuana use is holding steady among eighth, 10th- and 12th-graders in the United States and tobacco smoking rates remain low. Those are some of the results published in the annual Monitoring the Future study, a survey of more than 45,00