House Speaker John Boehner To Step DownIn a stunning move, House Speaker John Boehner informed Republicans that he would step down at the end of October.
Pope Prepares For Historic Address To CongressPope Francis is about to become the first pontiff in history to speak to a joint meeting of Congress.
3 Texas Army Posts To Lose Almost 5,000 SoldiersThree Army posts in Texas will lose almost 5,000 troops over the next two budget years under a newly announced Army cost-saving plan aimed at reducing its active-duty force by 40,000 troops.
President Obama Talks Trade With CBS11's Karen BortaCBS 11 News traveled to the White House to interview President Barack Obama about the proposed major trade agreement called the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
Golf Legend Jack Nicklaus Awarded Congressional Gold MedalCongress has awarded its highest civilian honor to golfing great Jack Nicklaus, who accepted the gold medal with a few tears, humility and humor.
Texas Congressman Denies He Sexually Harassed StafferRep. Blake Farenthold, a Texas Republican first elected in 2010, told a federal court on Friday that he never sexually harassed one of his staffers.
Congress Clears Keystone XL Pipeline Bill, Setting Up VetoThe Republican-controlled Congress approved a bill Wednesday to construct the Keystone XL oil pipeline, setting up a confrontation with President Barack Obama, who has threatened to veto the measure.
North Texans Hope Cuban Relations Boost BusinessAs American tourists rejoice in easier rules for traveling to Cuba, some business owners are hoping to benefit as well.
$372.5M In Federal Funds Awarded To Conservation ProjectsProjects designed to cut down on fertilizer runoff, expand bird nesting areas and restore native grasslands are among those selected for funding under a new initiative that encourages conservation partnerships between government and private organizations.
House Rule Sets Up Election-Year Battle Over Social SecurityThe House has passed new rules that could force an explosive battle over Social Security's finances on the eve of the 2016 presidential election.
Fort Hood Attack Victims File New Purple Heart PetitionThe victims of the 2009 Fort Hood shooting attack leaving 13 dead filed a formal petition Wednesday to receive Purple Hearts and other benefits they have argued are long overdue.
Golfer Nicklaus To Receive Congressional Gold MedalGolfing great Jack Nicklaus will receive Congress' highest civilian honor, the Congressional Gold Medal.