Local

Damage Reported After Severe Storms Rattle DFWSevere storms rattled North Texas early Wednesday. Wind speeds in parts of DFW registered in the 90 mph range at times. Many residents will spend Wednesday assessing the damage.
Suspect Arrested In Connection Fort Worth Home InvasionInvestigators arrested a "person of interest" on Tuesday hours after a husband and wife were robbed and shot in a home invasion.
New Recycling Plant In Dallas Meant To Make Process EasierBecause of the new plant, new materials can now be recycled.

Politics

House Sends Bill To Trump Blocking Online Privacy Regulation Congress has sent President Donald Trump legislation that would kill an online privacy regulation. That move could eventually allow internet providers such as Comcast, AT&T and Verizon to sell the browsing habits of their customers.
Ex-US Rep. Stockman Indicted For Misusing DonationsA grand jury has indicted former U.S. Rep. Steve Stockman on charges he and a former aide orchestrated a scheme to misuse hundreds of thousands of dollars in charitable donations for personal and campaign expenses.
Texas Spending Bill Passes Senate Amid Budget WoesTexas is still belt-tightening in the wake of sagging energy prices. Budget observers put the state short as much as $6 billion to meet the current level of state services over the next two fiscal years.

Business

Ford Recalls Vehicles For Fire Risk & Door Latch IssueFord is recalling more than 440,000 vehicles in North America to fix problems that can cause engine fires and doors to open unexpectedly. Owners can keep driving the vehicles but should see a dealer.
Wells Fargo To Pay $110 Million To Settle LawsuitWells Fargo has agreed to pay $110 million to settle a lawsuit over some 2 million accounts that employees opened for customers without getting their permission, the bank announced Tuesday.
American Airlines Paying $200 Million For Stake In China SouthernAmerican Airlines has agreed to pay $200 million for a stake in China Southern Airlines, one of China's three major state-owned carriers, in a bid for a bigger share of the country's growing travel market.

Consumer

Ford Recalls Vehicles For Fire Risk & Door Latch IssueFord is recalling more than 440,000 vehicles in North America to fix problems that can cause engine fires and doors to open unexpectedly. Owners can keep driving the vehicles but should see a dealer.
House Sends Bill To Trump Blocking Online Privacy Regulation Congress has sent President Donald Trump legislation that would kill an online privacy regulation. That move could eventually allow internet providers such as Comcast, AT&T and Verizon to sell the browsing habits of their customers.
Tax Overhaul Effort Lacks Advantages Reagan Enjoyed In 1986The situation facing President Donald Trump features no advantages. His party is divided and his congressional leadership is weakened after the health care debacle.

Education

Several North Texas Schools Close Due To Power OutageWith severe weather blowing through North Texas overnight, several schools across the North Texas area were left without power Wednesday morning.
Changes Made After STAAR Test Problems Last YearStudents across North Texas are taking the STAAR test on Tuesday. It has been one year since problems plagued the standardized test, and nearly $20 million worth of changes were made.
Tips To Help Students Manage STAAR Test StressStudents in schools across Texas will be taking the STAAR test on Tuesday, and this can come with a lot of stress and anxiety. Those are two emotions that you do not want kids to feel on an important testing day.

Entertainment

Library Of Congress To Preserve Vin Scully & N.W.A.Rap group N.W.A. and baseball play-by-play announcer Vin Scully are among the 25 new additions to the National Recording Registry, the Library of Congress announced Wednesday.
Ken Burns Making Documentary On Muhammad AliAcclaimed PBS documentarian Ken Burns announced on Tuesday that he will make a two-part, four-hour film about former heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali, who died last June.
Will Smith, 'Fresh Prince' Cast Enjoy Brief ReunionAlfonso Ribeiro, who played Smith's Tom Jones-loving cousin Carlton on the 1990s sitcom, posted a picture on Instagram on Monday of the cast getting together.

Tech

Ford Recalls Vehicles For Fire Risk & Door Latch IssueFord is recalling more than 440,000 vehicles in North America to fix problems that can cause engine fires and doors to open unexpectedly. Owners can keep driving the vehicles but should see a dealer.
Facebook Adds More Snapchat-Like FeaturesFacebook is adding more Snapchat-like features to its app. The company said that it wants to let people's cameras "do the talking" as more people are posting photos and videos instead of blocks of text.
Teenager Runs Popular Rangers Instagram PageJake DuPre is not only the operator of Rangers.Nation on Instagram. He is also just 14 years old. More than 37,000 people are following an account that is run out of an eighth-grader's bedroom.

CBS National News

Man exonerated for attempted murder free after 20 yearsMarco Contreras, now 41 years old, said his first wish as a free man is to have a good Mexican dinner and spend time with his family
Shots fired outside House office building on Capitol HillOfficer-involved shooting outside Capitol building prompts lockdown
Violent storms sweep across Texas, OklahomaNearly 15 million people in parts of Texas and the Southeast face the threat of new severe weather. Tornadoes ripped across parts of western Texas Tuesday. The violent system also brought damaging hail, some almost as big as tennis balls. Omar Villafranca reports.
Why some Trump voters in Texas oppose Mexico border wallSome residents of Brownsville say the nearly $1 billion for the first part of the wall would be better spent elsewhere
Meet the first female director of Vatican's museumsThe Vatican holds hundreds of thousands of pieces of art in its collection. Barbara Jatta, the first female director of any of the world's major museums including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Louvre, and the British Museum, took Seth Doane on a special tour of the museums, where she takes the attention off herself and onto the art.
Bill O'Reilly sparks controversy with Maxine Waters jokeFox News host Bill O'Reilly started a social media firestorm after his comment about California Rep. Maxine Waters' hair. On the same day, White House press secretary Sean Spicer touched a nerve when taking a question from African-American journalist April Ryan. Hena Daniels reports.

CBS World News

Pakistan halts extradition of US man accused of New York terror plotPresident Donald Trump has "biased and prejudiced policy against the Muslims," father of accused says in petition
Report: Chinese demand for elephant ivory drops sharplyPrice falls from $2,100 per kilogram in early 2014 to $730 in February; country plans to end legal ivory trade later this year
Britain officially files for divorce from EU2-year process could cost $65 billion; UK’s international trading relationships and free passage to the other member nations on the line
Britain files for divorce from EUTwo years of Brexit negotiations begin today. Britain's prime minister has triggered her country's withdrawal from the European Union under Article 50 of the EU Constitution. Jonathan Vigliotti reports.
Are some U.S. charter schools helping fund controversial Turkish cleric's movement?CBS News has learned the FBI is investigating whether Fethullah Gulen has skimmed money from taxpayer-funded charter schools in the U.S.
French efforts to stop Muslim youths turning to extremism flailingLawmaker says government rushed moves just “to show something,” as France and other EU nations grapple with radicalization

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