Doomsday Clock moved closer to midnight

The world is closer to doomsday. That's the message from the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists, which moved its iconic Doomsday Clock up two minutes on Thursday.

Is proton therapy the 'magic bullet' for cancer?

Even after decades of battling one of the world's biggest killers, the treatment of cancer is still an inexact science.

Tom Brady weighs in on 'Deflategate': 'I didn't alter the ball'

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady said Thursday he didn't deflate footballs at Sunday's AFC championship game. "I didn't alter the ball in any way," Brady told reporters.

Belton PD investigates homicide

Belton Police Department is investigating a death that has now been ruled a homicide.

Maryland family under investigation for letting their kids walk home alone

It's starting to feel a little bit like Groundhog Day when it comes to parents under attack for letting their children do things on their own. The latest case?

Patriots coach says he's shocked by allegations that footballs were deflated

New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick said Thursday that he was "shocked" to hear allegations that his team's footballs were under-inflated in violation of NFL rules, a controversy that's cast a shadow over his team as it prepares for Super Bow

Texas Border Patrol agent fired upon, shoots back killing smuggler

A split second decision on the border ends with an illegal immigrant dead and a Border Patrol agent on administrative leave.

51 measles cases linked to Disneyland

Happiness isn't the only contagious thing at Disneyland in California.

Gov. Abbott names 3 TAMU Board of Regents appointments

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott today appointed two new members to the Texas A&M University Board of Regents, William Mahomes, Jr. and Robert L. Albritton, and reappointed current Regent Phil Adams. The appointments are effective Feb. 1, 2015.

Hope Solo suspended from U.S. Soccer team for 30 days

Hope Solo, the soccer star who makes headlines whether she's winning Olympic gold or having domestic violence accusations dropped against her, did it again Wednesday when she was suspended from the U.S. Women's National Team for 30 days.