Can family farming make poverty history?

In just 12 years leading up to 2010, Vietnam cut the country's malnutrition rate in half by investing in small scale farming.

Students invent award-winning soap to tackle malaria

Your head is pounding, burning with raging fever, your aching bones feeling like they weigh a ton.

Pressure mounts on Obama to stop Guantanamo force-feeding

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Two senior Democratic senators demanded on Tuesday that the United States stop force-feeding certain detainees at the Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, detention facility, a public stand that added to a rising chorus of protest over their tre

National park on moon proposed

Yorktown. Independence Hall. The moon? The site of man's first lunar landing could join battlefields, presidential birthplaces and other major American historical sites on a roster of protected places if two Democrats have their way. U.S.

Jury selection begins in Fort Hood shooting case

Six potential jurors from a pool of 20 were excused Tuesday from serving during the murder trial of Army Maj. Nidal Hasan, who is accused of killing 13 people in a shooting rampage at Fort Hood in November 2009, the military said.

Law protects domestic violence victims and provides assurances to save pets from potential abuse and death

A new law offers protections for domestic violence victims – and Texas has Senator Wendy Davis (D-Fort Worth) (of filibuster fame) to thank yet again.

Texas judge allows Armstrong lawsuit to proceed

Texas Judge Darlene Byrne ruled on Monday that a $3 million lawsuit can proceed against Lance Armstrong.

Waco sees string of bank robberies, warrant issued for one

UPDATE (July 9, 2013 - 5:11 p.m.): The local office of the F.B.I. obtained a warrant for a suspect in the robbery of C-T Federal Credit Union that occurred Monday morning in Waco.

DFW-area exotic animal sanctuary to nurture and care

BOYD, TX (July 9, 2013) – The International Exotic Animal Sanctuary (IEAS) announced today that 11 bears from North Carolina will now call IEAS home; two Asian (also called Moon) bears, six American black bears and three grizzly bears.

Newly passed bill will better protect ER staff from assault

"When someone comes to the ER, it's not their best day."