Montana teacher gets 30 days in jail in rape of 14-year-old student who later kills herself

A mother in Montana is outraged that a high school teacher who admitted raping her 14-year-old daughter received only a month in prison, while her daughter took her own life.

50th anniversary of MLK’s speech and the March on Washington

"I have a dream this afternoon that my four little children will not come up in the same young days that I came up within, but they will be judged on the basis of the content of their character, not the color of their skin." The Rev.

Fort Hood shooting jury ready to decide sentence for Nidal Hasan

FORT HOOD, Texas (CNN) -- Weeks of chillingly detailed testimony from survivors and family victims of the Fort Hood massacre culminate Wednesday in the final chapter of the court-martial for convicted shooter Maj.

Nissan plans to sell self-driving cars by 2020

Self-driving cars could be coming to the market in just a few years, if Nissan sticks to its just-announced plan. The Japanese automaker said Tuesday it will begin selling autonomous cars by the year 2020.

Wal-Mart to cover benefits for domestic partners

Wal-Mart will offer health insurance benefits to same-sex couples and domestic partners starting in 2014.

Former Texas A&M star cut by Dolphins

Tuesday is the deadline for NFL teams to cut their team down to their 75-man roster. Unfortunately, Jorvorskie Lane, a Lufkin native and former Texas A&M star, was released by the Miami Dolphins.

Border Patrol agents seize nearly 8,400 pounds of marijuana

U.S. Border Patrol agents from the Rio Grande Valley Sector seized more than $6.6 million worth of marijuana over the past weekend.

CBP officers seize over $1.5M of marijuana in shipment of jalapeno peppers

Custom and Border Protection officers, working the Rio Grande City port of entry, seized $1,641,000 worth of marijuana.

State Fair of Texas announces fried finalists

With just a month to go until the gates open to the State Fair of Texas, mouths will now be watering after fair officials announced Tuesday the finalists for the ninth annual Big Tex Choice Awards.

NFL donates equipment to 'Heads Up' league in Moore, OK

The National Football League Foundation announced today a donation of more than 1,000 pieces of equipment, including helmets and shoulder pads, to the Oklahoma Elite Football League based in Moore, Oklahoma.