TSTC campus closing for winter break

The Texas State Technical College campus will be closed for winter break through Tuesday, Jan 1. The campus will reopen on Wednesday, Jan. 2, with two days remaining for spring registration.  

John Kerry will be nominated for secretary of state

President Barack Obama on Friday will nominate Sen. John Kerry, the former presidential candidate who chairs the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, to be the next secretary of state, a senior administration official told CNN.

NRA calls for armed guards at every school

The National Rifle Association is grieving the lives lost in last week's school shooting in Connecticut, but it is no-weapons policies at schools that put children's lives at risk, the group's executive director said Friday.

Gun owners fear new legislation could tread on their rights

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Lou Klein, 64, shot his first gun when he was 11.

A breakdown of Boehner's miscalculation on Plan B

(CNN) -- House Speaker John Boehner suffered a major political setback Thursday when he failed to garner enough votes to pass his back-up plan to a fiscal cliff deal, also known as "Plan B." But what happened?

5 healthy eating tips for holiday travelers

(CNN) -- Your stress level could be measured on the Richter Scale. It's the week before Christmas, so there are a zillion people at the airport. Your flight has been delayed. The kids are crying. Your husband is yelling.

Parents defend right to keep guns in the home

(CNN) -- Growing up in Louisiana and Texas in the home of a part-time deputy sheriff, guns were a constant presence in Robin's childhood. Her father's hunting rifles were not hidden in a safe but proudly displayed in a cabinet, she said.

Instagram backtracks on terms of service

(CNN) -- After days of intense backlash from users over changes to its terms of service and privacy policy, photo-sharing service Instagram has backtracked.

Facebook tests paid messages to strangers

(CNN) -- How much would you pay to contact a stranger? Facebook is sprucing up its messaging system, and the most interesting change is a move to charge people to send a message to someone outside their network.

Toyota Camry gets slammed in new crash test

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- America's most popular car fared poorly in a new crash test from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.