Posted: 10:50 AM - Dozens of foreign leaders were expected to arrive Tuesday for the memorial service honoring former South African President Nelson Mandela in Johannesburg's FNB stadium.
Posted: 10:23 AM - President Barack Obama has shaken hands with Cuban President Raul Castro at a memorial service for former South African President Nelson Mandela.
Updated: 10:22 AM - DALLAS (AP) - Electricity has been restored to most North Texas homes and businesses as recovery continues from last week's ice storm.
Updated: 10:16 AM - Recent cold weather has been blamed for stranding and stunning more than 140 sea turtles and killing some of the reptiles along the Texas Gulf coast.
Posted: 9:45 AM - WASHINGTON (AP) - Feeling chilly? Here's cold comfort: You could be in East Antarctica which new data says set a record for soul-crushing cold.
Posted: 9:02 AM - SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A South Texas man faces an aggravated robbery charge after being accused of ordering several tacos, pulling a sword and refusing to pay.
Posted: 5:56 AM - A Texas woman is expected to plead guilty to sending ricin-laced letters to President Barack Obama and New York Mayor Mike Bloomberg.
Posted: 12/09/2013 - Prospects are dimming for a quick extension of soon-to-expire unemployment benefits as Republican officials say they will not agree to include a renewal in any year-end budget deal.
Posted: 12/09/2013 - Princeton University has vaccinated nearly 2,000 of its students to try to stop an outbreak of type B meningitis in an unusual federal government-endorsed administration of a drug not generally approved for use in the United States.
Posted: 12/09/2013 - Authorities say a San Antonio university student was charging toward an officer with his hand raised when he was fatally shot during a traffic stop.
Posted: 12/09/2013 - A Houston man is headed to state prison after he was sentenced for repeatedly stealing cologne and body wash from local stores.
Updated: 12/09/2013 - Nearly a hundred drivers and passengers were affected after their vehicles slid across icy and dangerous roads in the Brazos Valley over the weekend. TXDoT officials say Saturday's freezing temperatures coupled with driver unpreparedness is what caused many of the accidents.
Posted: 12/09/2013 - The Bryan/College Station Metropolitan Planning Organization (BCS MPO) will hold two open house style public meetings to gather citizens' input for the 2040 Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP).
Posted: 12/09/2013 - The Navasota ISD Education Foundation is pleased to announce the recipients of the Grants to Teachers awards. Eighteen teachers, working on eight distinct projects will be awarded funding totaling $35,600.01.
Posted: 12/09/2013 - LOS ANGELES (AP) - NASA says the Curiosity rover has uncovered signs of an ancient freshwater lake on Mars that may have supported tiny organisms for tens of millions of years.
Posted: 12/09/2013 - Just in time for the holidays, a Texas lawmaker is making extra sure everyone remembers wishing someone "Merry Christmas" is now protected by law in public schools around the state.
Updated: 12/09/2013 - MARSHALL, Texas (AP) - Three people have been wounded in a hatchet attack at a Wal-Mart in East Texas and police arrested a transient on assault charges.
Updated: 12/09/2013 - A passenger who fell asleep while flying to Los Angeles says he awoke to discover himself alone and locked inside a dark, empty United Express plane in Houston.
Updated: 12/09/2013 - North Texas has had another earthquake in the same general area where more than a dozen minor quakes were recorded in November.
Updated: 12/09/2013 - Power outages in North Texas following an ice storm have been dropping as Oncor crews work around the clock.