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, 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: 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.
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:
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: 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.
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 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.
Firefighters from around the state battle a large wildfire on Highway 71 near Smithville, Texas, on Sept. 5. A roaring wildfire raced unchecked through rain-starved farm and ranchland in Texas, destroying nearly 500 homes during a rapid advance fanned in part by howling winds from the remnants of tropical storm Lee.
Cocaine-stuffed Easter eggs were intercepted by customs at the Los Angeles International Airport in Dec. 2010.