Randy Travis gets heart implant, still critical

Randy Travis's publicist denied media reports that the country singer had heart surgery, but he did say Tuesday that Travis received a device to help blood flow. Travis, 54, was admitted to an unidentified Texas hospital on Sunday because of compl

Egypt unrest: Ramadan begins and the military asks for trust

CAIRO (CNN) -- Uncertainty ruled in Egypt on Wednesday as the Muslim holy month of Ramadan began and the military said it would address the issues of this week's deadly violence. It wasn't clear whether the observance would calm or inflame tension

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.