Researchers: Elderly more at risk from H7N9

Research into the H7N9 virus suggests the risk of contracting serious illness rises with age and that more people may be infected than the 105 cases reported, according to a study by the Hong Kong University. Benjamin Cowling, associate professor

Spain arrests 2 men suspected of al Qaeda group links

MADRID (CNN) -- Spanish police arrested two suspected terrorists with apparent links to an al Qaeda-affiliated group Tuesday but said they had no indication of an imminent attack. The Interior Ministry identified the suspects as Nou Mediouni, 23,

A town copes with lives lost in Texas blast

WEST, Texas (CNN) -- Since they were little boys growing up West, Texas, brothers Doug and Robert Snokhous did everything together. They fixed cars, went hunting, golfed and barbecued together.

Oil, money and politics; EPA snags Keystone XL pipeline

The politics of oil and ecology have put President Obama between a rock and hard place, as he faces a decision on whether or not to permit construction of a new pipeline. The squeeze just got tighter with a new, negative environmental assessment.

5 key questions in Boston bombing probe

The capture of the surviving Boston Marathon bombing suspect last Friday ended the city's nightmare. But for investigators, a huge task lies ahead. They "have a million questions, and those questions need to be answered," Massachusetts Gov.

DSHS offers precaution guidance for West disaster recovery

The Texas Department of State Health Services offers guidance to people who may be returning home to begin the recovery process following the West explosion disaster.

Returning West residents will have no water for up to three weeks

It has now been five days since the explosion in West. The investigation and re-entry process is slowly underway.

First lawsuit filed against plant in West, TX explosion

The first lawsuit has formally been filed against the fertilizer plant that exploded in West, Texas, and is being carried out by Tyler, Texas attorney, Randell Roberts.

Grass fire on Highway 6 shuts down southbound lanes

Southbound lanes of State Highway 6 in Bryan were shut down around the lunchtime commute as firefighters battled a grass fire.

Bryan man admits to smothering his mother to death

A Bryan man is in jail Monday after police say he smothered his elderly mother to death. Phillip Ortega was arrested in Conroe late last week after his mother, 79-year-old Velma Bryant, was found dead in her home.