Cornyn files amendment to address TX water shortage, engage Mexico on treaty compliance

U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) introduced an amendment to the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) reauthorization to address Mexico’s failure to take action to uphold its water obligations to the U.S.

Ft. Hood releases name of Soldier who died in May 12 motorcycle accident

Fort Hood officials have released the name of a Soldier who died from injuries suffered from a motorcycle accident in Killeen, Texas, May 12. He was pronounced deceased by doctors at Carl R. Darnall Medical Center at 1:21 a.m.

New pictures: Ariel Castro's backyard

New photographs offer a glimpse of the life kidnapping suspect Ariel Castro was leading in his Cleveland, Ohio home.

CBP seizes 436 lbs. of marijuana

U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Field Operations officers working at the Presidio port of entry seized 436 pounds of marijuana Saturday, officials said. The estimated street value of the seized contraband is $348,800.

Careful with those drinks; tougher standard for drivers may be on way

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- A decade-old benchmark for determining when a driver is legally intoxicated -- the 0.08 blood-alcohol content rate -- should be lowered to 0.05, reducing the amount a motorist can imbibe before being presumed to be drunk, fe

Russian agency says CIA member tried to recruit Russian

MOSCOW (CNN) -- Russia's FSB counterintelligence agency said Tuesday that it briefly detained a suspected member of the CIA who was trying to recruit a staff member of one of the Russian special services.

Boats carrying scores of Rohingya capsize in Myanmar, U.N. says

Several boats carrying as many as 150 people are believed to have capsized near the western coast of Myanmar as local residents scrambled to avoid a storm that's approaching the area, a U.N.

African roots of the human family tree

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa (CNN) -- How would you feel knowing you are related to your boss, your neighbor, or better yet your partner?

Thieves raid South Africa stadium safe after Bieber concert

JOHANNESBURG (CNN) -- Thieves scaled down a rope into a stadium in Johannesburg after it hosted a Justin Bieber gig to steal the contents of a walk-in safe, South African police said Tuesday.

Obama: Benghazi talking points fight a 'side show'

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- GOP outrage over a changed set of talking points related to September's attack in Benghazi is a political "side show," President Barack Obama argued Monday, asserting the tragedy was being used for political ga