Minimum wage to rise in 13 states on Jan. 1

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Starting January 1, minimum wage workers in 13 states and four cities will see higher paychecks. While most of the increases amount to less than 15 cents per hour, workers in places like New Jersey, Connecticut, New York and

When 'life support' is really 'death support'

Two young females, both brain dead without warning, remain on ventilators while their devastated families challenge the judgments of their hospitals.

Cruz in legal process to renounce Canadian citizenship

Sen. Ted Cruz has hired lawyers to help him get rid of his Canadian citizenship, the Republican from Texas told the Dallas Morning News in an interview published online Saturday night.

Poll: Hillary Clinton, Obama, most admired

Talk about a streak. Hillary Clinton is the most admired woman among Americans for the 12th-straight year, according to a national poll released Monday by Gallup.

Man shot dead after bank robber convicted of threatening Obama in 2010

The man suspected of robbing banks and killing a police officer was convicted of threatening President Barack Obama in 2010, the Secret Service said Sunday.

Waco Transit offers safe rides for New Year's Eve

Waco Transit is once again providing safe transportation for the New Year's holiday.

Waco woman robbed at gunpoint

Sunday afternoon, at 4:29 p.m., a 34-year-old female employee of the Alon Convenience Store, located at 25th Street and Waco Drive, was attempting to make a store deposit at a local bank when she was robbed.

Dish and DirecTV hike prices for 2014

If you're a Dish Network or DirecTV subscriber, be prepared for another round of price hikes.

Obama signs up for Obamacare

President Barack Obama is signed up for an insurance plan through the law that bears his name, the White House said Monday although the coverage is symbolic.

Obama judicial nominees draw lawmaker, civil rights ire

They've stood by President Barack Obama in the past, but not now.