McConnell on Kentucky Kickback, 'impossible dream' of Obamacare repeal

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell denied slipping a special provision into a deal he co-engineered to end the 16-day government shutdown and end a showdown over raising the nation's debt ceiling.

Mavs blow past Pacers, now 2-2 for the preseason

The Mavericks then lined up against a Pacers team playing without three starters as swingman Paul George (bronchitis), center Roy Hibbert (rest) and power forward David West (rest) all sat out the game for the home squad.

Case Keenum to start Sunday against Chiefs

Former Houston Cougar Case Keenum will make his first NFL start at Kansas City after the decision was made to not try to let Matt Schaub play Sunday, coach Gary Kubiak said Thursday.

Nolan Ryan leaving Rangers

Texas Rangers Chief Executive Officer Nolan Ryan today announced his retirement, effective October 31.

BPD on the hunt for armed robber

On Wednesday at approximately 9:00 p.m., the Bryan Police Department responded to a robbery at a Chevron Station located at 2100 South College Avenue.

President calls for new approach after shutdown

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- The way business is done in Washington has to change to make a positive difference in the economy, President Barack Obama said Thursday as the federal government reopened for business and discussions began in Congress to reach a l

Girl accused of bullying Florida teen before suicide has an alibi: her father

WINTER HAVEN, Florida (CNN) -- How much bullying does it take to drive a 12-year-old to suicide? The father of the teenage girl in Florida accused of helping do that told CNN's "New Day" on Wednesday that his daughter wouldn't know.

Ex-NFL player Irving Fryar, his mother indicted in mortgage scam

A former NFL player and his mother have been indicted in a scheme to steal more than $690,000 by fraudulently obtaining five home equity loans in six days, according to the New Jersey Attorney General's Office.

Man accused of repeatedly raping woman during her three-month captivity

South Carolina authorities say a convicted sex offender held a woman against her will for three months, repeatedly beating and raping her during the captivity. The Lexington County Sheriff's Department arrested Paul Thomas Rawl Jr. on Tuesday.