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  • 'Real Housewives': Does Bravo know how to handle a real death on its hit show?

    Following the reported suicide of the husband of one of the main 'Real Housewives' characters, Bravo has indicated it is either delaying the start of the fall season or reediting the hit show.

  • Election 101: 11 questions about Rick Perry and his White House bid

    Election 101: 11 questions about Rick Perry and his White House bid

    James Richard Perry wants to hang his cowboy hat in the White House. The Texas governor announced Saturday at a campaign stop in South Carolina that he was running for president. He was also traveling later in the day to New Hampshire, and planned a trip to Iowa on Sunday. Governor Perry is a shrewd politician who oozes Texas swagger. His rock-solid record is buttressed by his state’s impressive jobs record. But is America ready for another cowboy president?

  • In Pictures Supersonic planes

    This undated artist's rendition shows the Falcon Hypersonic Technology Vehicle 2 (HTV-2), an unmanned, rocket-launched, maneuverable aircraft that glides through the Earth’s atmosphere at Mach 20 (approximately 13,000 miles per hour), designed by the military research group DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency).

  • Texas Gov. Rick Perry tells prayer rally: 'Our heart breaks for America'

    Texas Gov. Rick Perry tells prayer rally: 'Our heart breaks for America'

    Texas Gov. Rick Perry, a potential Republican candidate for the White House, headlined 'The Response' Saturday – a revival-style prayer event in Houston that drew about 22,000 people.

  • Texas Rangers fan death leaves players distraught

    Texas Rangers fan death leaves players distraught

    Texas Rangers: Josh Hamilton threw a ball to a fan in the stands at Thursday's game. The man tumbled over the outfield railing after catching the ball.

  • Top 5 states for business

    Top 5 states for business

    The economy may be looking better for some states this year, but budget woes are a challenge from east to west. In its fifth annual ranking of America’s Top States for Business, CNBC for the first time took into account state budget gaps among the 43 metrics that go into its rankings. That made for some interesting changes this year, with last year's Nos. 1, 3, and 5 states falling while other states climbed in rank. Here are the Top 5 states for business:

  • Why one city is spending more on antigang efforts despite budget cuts

    The National Gang Symposium highlighted Fort Worth, Texas, for its commitment to gang-intervention programs. Panelists worried that budget cuts will hurt antigang efforts.

  • Tornado watch: Violent storm moves through Oklahoma

    Tornado watch: Violent storm moves through Oklahoma

    Tornado watch: A violent storm system, which followed closely behind the one that spawned a massive twister which struck Joplin, Mo., moves through the Oklahoma City area Tuesday evening.

  • Biggest question for Texans facing wildfires: Flee or fight?

    Biggest question for Texans facing wildfires: Flee or fight?

    Some Texans ignored evacuation orders to fight wildfires with garden hoses and lawn mowers. Their neighbors hail them as 'heroes' but experts call it 'a really dangerous game.'

  • Texas wildfires burn 'border to border;' cold front lifts hopes

    Texas wildfires burn 'border to border;' cold front lifts hopes

    Texas wildfires have burned hundreds of thousands of acres just in the past week, as flames ring entire lakes, jump firebreaks, and threaten towns and cities, including Dallas-Fort Worth.