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Warming Earth heading for hottest year on record

| |Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

Earth is on pace to tie or even break the mark for the hottest year on record, federal meteorologists say.

One American released from North Korea, two remain

| |Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

American detainee Jeffrey Fowle has been released from North Korea, nearly six months after he was taken into custody on charges of leaving a Bible in a nightclub, the State Department said Tuesday. Two other Americans who have been tried and convicted of crimes in North Korea are still being held.

'Blade Runner' Pistorius gets 5 years in prison

| |Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

Oscar Pistorius was sentenced to five years in prison Tuesday for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, completing a transformation from an acclaimed sprinter at the 2012 Olympics to a convicted criminal led away in a police van with barred windows.

Sam Wyly, facing huge judgment, files for bankruptcy

| |Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

The Dallas entrepreneur, known for building Michaels Stores and supporting Republican causes, was ordered to forfeit $187.7 million, plus interest, for using offshore trusts to hide gains from stock trades.

Oscar de la Renta, legendary designer, dead at 82

| |Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

At his Fashion Week runway show in September, Oscar de la Renta sat in his usual spot: in a chair right inside the wings, where he could carefully inspect each model just as she was about to emerge in one of his sumptuous, impeccably constructed designs.

Church concerned about Ebola stigma for Dallas contacts

| |Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014

Sociologist on Ebola worries sweeping nation: “It’s not a science-based fear.”

Expelled Nazis got millions in Social Security

Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

Dozens of suspected Nazi war criminals and SS guards collected millions of dollars in U.S. Social Security benefits after being forced out of the United States, an Associated Press investigation has found.

Streaking Cowboys beat Giants 31-21 for sixth consecutive win

| |Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

DeMarco Murray gains more than 100 yards for the seventh consecutive game.

The Fort Worth Water Gardens at 40

| |Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014

After triumph and tragedy, the Fort Worth Water Gardens looks to the next 40 years.

Homelessness in Fort Worth a cycle of despair, frustration

| |Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

The homeless district has become its own little city, but one where advocates say, “You need someone to lead the charge.”