Aegis aims to hire 500 via job fair in Killeen

A communications company earlier this year said they would be adding nearly 1,400 jobs to its Killeen branch, and now they are ready to fill nearly 500 of them this week.

Fort Hood shooting jury ready to decide sentence for Nidal Hasan

Weeks of chillingly detailed testimony from survivors and family victims of the Fort Hood massacre culminate Wednesday in the final chapter of the court-martial for convicted shooter Maj.

Yosemite wildfire grows, threatens reservoir, power station

The numbers are staggering and the prospects are scary as a massive California wildfire menaces Yosemite National Park and San Francisco's water supply.

Montana teacher gets 30 days in jail in rape of 14-year-old student who later kills herself

A mother in Montana is outraged that a high school teacher who admitted raping her 14-year-old daughter received only a month in prison, while her daughter took her own life.

Most Wanted Sex Offender from ETX caught in Panhandle area

A Most Wanted Sex Offender with East Texas ties was captured this week in the Texas Panhandle by authorities after being on the lam for about two years.

Astro prospect Appel has good first season

Righthander Mark Appel, the top overall pick in the 2013 draft, will remain with the Class A Quad Cities River Bandits even though he has officially been shut down for the season.

Rangers win thanks to 10th inning balk

Ian Kinsler came home with the decisive run in the 10th inning on a balk against Danny Farquhar just when it looked like a threat would fizzle, and the Rangers eked out a 4-3 victory over the Seattle Mariners

2-million 'Patriot Bikers' from across the U.S. riding to D.C. in honor of 9/11 victims

From a “pipe dream” to a national movement, Patriot Bikers from across this great nation are preparing to ride to Washington, D.C., on September 11, 2013, to honor those who were killed in the September 11th, 2001 terrorist attacks.

Bar patron swallows human toe

Even in the best of circumstances, Dawson City, Yukon's famed Sourtoe Cocktail doesn't go down smoothly. On Saturday night, however, the cocktail's marquee ingredient -- an actual human toe -- went down a way it was never meant to.

What justifies intervening if Syria uses chemical weapons?

Why does the use of chemical weapons justify international retribution with military force, in a way that two years of brutal repression with tanks and planes does not?