Pledge of Allegiance Fast Facts

Here's a look at what you need to know about The Pledge of Allegiance, a promise of loyalty to the United States.

Obama: Red line on Syria is the world's, not his

President Barack Obama said Wednesday that the red line he outlined last year regarding Syria's use of chemical weapons came from international treaties and past congressional action, and now it is time for the international community to ma

Serena Williams smashes her way into U.S. Open semifinals

Serena Williams underlined her status as the overwhelming favorite for the women's U.S. Open title with a crushing "double bagel" win over Carla Suarez Navarro in the quarterfinals of the New York grand slam.

Cruz fighting an uphill battle to defund Obamacare

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Plans revealed for Houston's new energy corridor

Petroleum Geo-Services will lease 122,000 square feet in a new building slated for the Energy Corridor, a developer announced Wednesday.

Texas high school stabbings: 1 student killed, 3 others injured, police say

A 17-year-old student was killed and three other students were injured in stabbings Wednesday morning at a Houston-area high school, Harris County authorities said. The stabbings happened shortly after 7 a.m.

FSU QB named Davey O'Brien Quarterback of the Week

Florida State's Jameis Winston has been named the Davey O'Brien Quarterback of the Week after guiding his team to a 41-13 victory at Pittsburgh in Monday night's season-opener.

Baylor women's basketball ranks 4th in national attendance

Baylor women's basketball posted its best-ever NCAA home attendance ranking and Big 12 women's basketball led the nation in average attendance in 2012-13 for the 14th consecutive year, outdistancing the nearest competitor by over 1,000

Amber Alert lifted for 3 Harris Co. boys found safe, mother in custody

The Amber Alert for three Harris County boys has been lifted, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety. The children and their mother, Vickierae Lopez, who was believed to be suicidal, were found safe in Wichita Falls.

Women selling positive pregnancy tests on Craigslist

In an answer to the long-asked question of what to get the person who already has everything, a growing trend has emerged on Craigslist of women buying and selling positive result pregnancy tests. Um, why? One post from Buffalo, New York, sums