Authorities searching for Copperas Cove bandit

Police are currently looking for a man who robbed a local convenience store early Wednesday morning.

George H.W. Bush spends Christmas in hospital

Former President George H.W. Bush spent Christmas with his family in a Houston hospital and is in good spirits, though doctors have not yet discussed when he may be released, his spokesman told CNN.

A picture worth more than a 1000 words

It has been said "one picture is worth a thousand words." But some pictures are priceless, like this one pulled from a tornado's wreckage.

Space X’s Grasshopper takes giant leap towards reusability with 12-story flight

SpaceX’s Grasshopper took a 12-story leap towards full and rapid rocket reusability in a test flight conducted December 17, 2012 at SpaceX’s rocket development facility in McGregor, Texas.

BBB advice for stress-free holiday returns and exchanges

CENTRAL TEXAS - Consumers scour shelves and websites for the perfect holiday gift, but sometimes even the best ideas don’t work out.

Jessica Simpson is expecting

(CNN) -- Jessica Simpson knows a picture is worth a thousand words. The singer and fashion designer announced her first pregnancy in October 2011 when she tweeted a photo of herself dressed as a mummy -- get it?!

'Big Stars, Big Giving': Making the world a better place in 2012 and beyond

(CNN) -- The holidays are a time of reflection and often a time of charity, even for some of Hollywood's biggest stars.

Starbucks makes political push on fiscal cliff

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Starbucks is launching a political campaign this week it hopes will get the attention of Washington policymakers who have been unable to reach a deal to avert the fiscal cliff.

Japan parliament picks Shinzo Abe as prime minister

(CNN) -- The Japanese parliament elected Shinzo Abe as prime minister Wednesday, giving him a second chance at the same job five years after he resigned abruptly. Abe, 58, is the nation's seventh prime minister in six years.

Russian anti-U.S. adoption bill advances, goes to Putin for signing

(CNN) -- Russia's upper house of parliament has approved a controversial measure banning adoption of Russian children by U.S. families, Russian media reported Wednesday.