Amber Alert issued for Texas 2-year-old

Authorities have issued an Amber Alert for a missing West Texas 2-year-old. Officials are searching for Leah Marie Aguirre, 2, of Crosbyton, a small town just outside Lubbock.

Waco ISD improves security on middle school campus, area schools

School is back in session for Central Texas kids, and for Waco ISD police officers, that means getting back to work with improving school safety measures.

Rep. David Simpson withdraws from speaker race

District 6 Representative David Simpson officially withdrew his name from the Texas Speaker of the House race Tuesday.

TX dog saved after being shot, left for dead in trash bag

A dog hit by a shotgun blast and left for dead in a trash bag on a cold night in Texas has survived, thanks to some animal lovers.

Mothers on what you don't expect when you're expecting

(CNN) -- Lisa McKay had expected morning sickness, weight gain and strange food cravings when she found out she was pregnant with her first child in 2011.

Ahead of Brazil World Cup, free English classes planned for prostitutes

SAO PAULO, Brazil (CNN) -- Taxi drivers and bellboys aren't the only ones going back to school to learn a little English ahead of the 2014 World Cup to be hosted in various cities across Brazil. In the Brazilian city of Belo Horizonte, prostitutes

70-year-old man marries 15-year-old in Saudi Arabia

(CNN) -- A 70-year-old man has married a 15-year-old girl in Saudi Arabia, human rights workers said Tuesday.

While visiting Israel, Sen. Paul calls for less U.S. foreign aid

(CNN) -- Republican Sen. Rand Paul is staying true to his message against sending millions in aid money overseas, even while visiting Israel, one of the largest beneficiaries of U.S.

Afghan president to visit White House

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- President Hamid Karzai of Afghanistan will meet with President Barack Obama at the White House on Friday, marking his second such meeting with Obama.

Back in office, House members get second chance

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Among the 84 House freshmen who unpacked new offices last week, a handful is intimately familiar with doing the opposite -- packing up and moving out of the Capitol. Nine members of the new class are former members of Congress