Ventura wins defamation suit against Kyle estate

| |Tuesday, Jul. 29, 2014

Federal jury in Minnesota votes 8-2 to recommend a $1.845 million award to the former Minnesota governor, who said American Sniper author Chris Kyle of Midlothian fabricated an incident about him.

Jury awards Ventura $1.8M in defamation case

|Tuesday, Jul. 29, 2014

ST. PAUL, Minn.– A jury awarded former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura $1.8 million on Tuesday in his lawsuit against the estate of “American Sniper” author Chris Kyle.

Doctor with Ebola treated as church urges prayer

Sunday, Jul. 27, 2014

Dr. Kent Brantly of Fort Worth is working on his computer and talking as he receives treatment for the deadly virus.

Israel Lone Soldier: ‘Life shouldn’t be a spectator sport.’

| |Saturday, Jul. 26, 2014

More than 2,500 Lone Soldiers serve in the Israel Defense Force. About one-third are from the United States; ten are from Texas.

Migrants: Obama urges Latin leaders, GOP to help

| |Friday, Jul. 25, 2014

Pressing for swift action, President Barack Obama on Friday urged Central American presidents and congressional Republicans to help ease the influx of minors and migrant families crossing the southwest border of the U.S.

GOP border report advises ‘compassionate but tough’ response

| |Wednesday, Jul. 23, 2014

Rep. Kay Granger of Texas, who heads a Republican House of Representatives working group on the southern border crisis, offered recommendations Wednesday that she called “common-sense, compassionate but tough solutions” to deal with the surge of tens of thousands of unaccompanied children illegally entering the country.

Head of troubled CDC anthrax lab has resigned

|Wednesday, Jul. 23, 2014

The head of the government lab that potentially exposed workers to live anthrax has resigned, an agency spokesman said Wednesday.

Dueling rulings: Courts split on health law clash

|Tuesday, Jul. 22, 2014

President Barack Obama's health care law is snarled in another big legal battle, with two federal appeals courts issuing contradictory rulings on a key financing issue within hours of each other Tuesday.

Despite crush of children, illegal immigration low

| |Tuesday, Jul. 22, 2014

Border Patrol agents stationed in South Texas are the busiest in the country, arresting tens of thousands of children illegally crossing the border without their parents and thousands more families with children.

US to present intelligence data on plane crash

|Tuesday, Jul. 22, 2014

The Obama administration said Tuesday it would present data from the U.S. intelligence community laying out what's known about the Malaysia Airlines plane that was shot down in Ukraine.