Republicans pass 'No Child Left Behind' replacement

 A Republican-backed attempt to give local and state governments greater power over their school systems, while reducing federal education funding, passed the U.S.

How Obama's comments on race sparked very different reactions

 In some of the most personal and unscripted comments on race of his presidency, President Barack Obama broke his silence Friday with surprise remarks from the White House on Trayvon Martin, his first public comments since a Florida jury a

Aurora marks anniversary of movie massacre amid gun debate

One year after a gunman killed 12 people in an Aurora movie theater, the city is marking its losses with solemn moments and a continuing debate over the place of guns in society.

Charges filed in Houston garage-turned-prison case

The grandson of the owner of a house in Houston where four malnourished men were found Friday has been charged with two felony counts in the case, police said Saturday.

Witnesses: Woman dies after fall from Texas roller coaster

A woman died while riding a roller coaster at Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington, witnesses said.

Longtime journalist Helen Thomas dead at 92

Longtime White House journalist Helen Thomas has died at age 92, sources told CNN Saturday. Thomas covered 10 presidents over nearly half a century, and became a legend in the industry.

Killeen Police looking for person involved in fatal hit-and-run

Killeen Police Department is investigating an early morning hit and run crash that ended in the death of one.

Killeen Police investigating homicide

Killeen Police are investigating the death of a man on 22nd Street Thursday morning. Officers received a call at 10:22 a.m. in reference to a deceased person at 308 North 22nd St. 

Personal take on firefighting at TEEX

We all know that firefighters are heroes and after this busy fire season around the country, it's even more apparent how dangerous these jobs are.

18-wheeler accident shuts down SH 105 for hours

A fiery accident in Grimes County early Friday morning left State Highway 105 shut down for most of the day. The accident happened on the SH 105 bridge near the Grimes-Washington County line just before 8:00 Friday morning.