Jennifer Lopez and Harry Connick Jr. are the new 'Idol' judges

"American Idol" now has its panel of judges for next season. Fox has announced that singers Jennifer Lopez and Harry Connick Jr. will join last season's judge, country star Keith Urban, at the judges table for Season 13.

Health Department issues Whooping Cough advisory

The Texas Department of State Health Services is urging people to make sure they’re vaccinated against pertussis (better known as "whooping cough") after projections show the number of people sick with the deadly disease this ye

House leaders back Obama on Syria

The leaders of both parties in the House of Representatives emerged from a White House meeting Tuesday to support President Barack Obama's call for American strikes against government forces in Syria's civil war. House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio

New Texas Laws Now in Effect

Dallas (KDAF) -- Some Texas laws are changing.

Neighbors react to new homeless camps in Seattle

Seattle, WA (KCPQ) -- One day after the city's deadline to close Nickelsville, all of the homeless residents of that tent city have moved to three new locations throughout Seattle. Most neighbors are taking a wait-and-see attitude.

After Cuba-Florida feat, Diana Nyad to swim 48 hours in New York

With her decades-long dream of swimming from Cuba to Florida achieved, Diana Nyad is setting her sights on her next challenge. "I am through with the ocean," she told CNN's "New Day" Tuesday. "Never going to be seasick again!

A 94-year-old angler has another great fish story to tell

Moses Lopez spent his early days hunting with a slingshot. He mostly bagged rabbits and squirrels and was handy with a rod and reel as well.

Super Bowl roadblocks: These teams are poised to keep Texans from winning it all

Texans owner Bob McNair and defensive end J.J. Watt straight out said it. Wide receiver Andre Johnson and offensive tackle Duane Brown dropped hints.

4.1 earthquake reported in ETX

According to the United States Geographical Survey, a 4.1 has shaken parts of East Texas.

Labor Day weekend proves to be busy fire weekend

It may be a holiday and a day off from work for most but not everyone got to celebrate. Bryan-College Station fire crews stayed busy this weekend with three separate fires including two Monday.