Congress tries to beat new shutdown deadline

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Members of Congress will try this week to lock in a spending plan while softening the blow of sweeping, forced cuts -- a goal that must be reached in coming days to avoid a partial government shutdown.

Obama heads to Israel with few expectations, many questions

JERUSALEM (CNN) -- The banners hanging on Israeli street corners boast of the "Unbreakable Alliance" with the United States, and the Stars and Stripes is flying side by side with the Star of David all across Jerusalem.

White House warns Easter Egg Roll could be canceled

Ticket holders for the upcoming White House Easter Egg Roll are being warned the annual event could be canceled if lawmakers can't agree on a measure funding the federal government.

Russia slams Texas prosecutors for not charging parents of dead adopted boy

Russia's child rights ombudsman slammed Texas prosecutors for deciding not to charge the adoptive parents of a Russian boy who died suddenly, Russia's RIA Novosti news agency reported Tuesday.

Monarch butterfly population reaching record-low numbers

It's one of natures many mysteries: every year the Monarch butterfly flies over 2,000 miles from Canada to a place in Mexico they've never been to before.

Woman watches man break into her car in CS

A College Station woman working over the weekend watches from her office window as a man allegedly breaks into her car.

Hewitt to approve $3.85M bond buy tonight

The Hewitt City Council is expected to approve a $3.85 million bond buy at tonight’s meeting. The purchase of the bonds will cost the average homeowner in Hewitt around 25 bucks.

Killeen construction this week along Willow Springs

If you live in Killeen and commute daily on highway U.S. 190, be careful because there are a bunch of projects coming your way this week.

Doris Miller Memorial officials seek funds to start building

Building plans for a new memorial in Waco have been slow going, due to the need to raise more funds.

Bell Cty needs help indentifying possible credit card thieves

Bell County CrimeStoppers and the Temple Police Department are asking the public for help in identifying two possible credit card theives.