J.C. Penney's 1Q Loss NarrowsJ.C. Penney Co. raised its guidance for a key sales measure as it reported a narrower loss in the first quarter than it had a year ago.
Exploding Air Bag May Have Killed Texas ManFederal safety regulators are looking into the death of a Texas man who may be the latest victim of exploding automobile air bags made by Takata Corp. of Japan.
Connecticut Jury Awards $7M In Scouts Abuse CaseA man who says he was sexually abused by a Connecticut scout leader in the mid-1970s won a $7 million jury verdict against Irving-based Boy Scouts of America.
Democrat Wendy Davis Says She Would Welcome Obama VisitDemocrat Wendy Davis says she would welcome President Barack Obama campaigning for her in Texas in the final days of her underdog bid for governor.
SEC With 5 Teams In Top 10 Of AP PollSouth Carolina's win over Georgia vaulted the Gamecocks 10 spots to No. 14 in The Associated Press college football poll, giving the Southeastern Conference an unprecedented seven teams in the top 15.
Appeals Court: Texas Can Use Race In Admissions A federal appeals court panel ruled Tuesday that the University of Texas can continue using race in its undergraduate admissions, a year after the U.S. Supreme Court sent the case back to a lower court.
Source: UT President Powers' Resignation DemandedA source tells the Associated Press that University of Texas System Chancellor Francisco Cigarroa told University of Texas at Austin President Bill Powers that he must resign or he will be fired.
Dreamliner Set To Land At American Airlines Rumbling down the runway at New York's JFK airport, American Airlines pilot Bill Elder points the nose of the Boeing 787 skyward and takes off for Denver.
Teen Faces Life Term For Selling Pot BrowniesA Central Texas teenager charged with selling brownies laced with marijuana and hash oil is facing a punishment that could include life in prison.
Senator Optimistic For Passage Of Sexual Assault BillA senator who's led efforts in Congress to address military sexual crimes says she thinks she has the votes to pass legislation that would remove commanders from sexual assault investigations.
Oklahoma Town Tries To Rid Water Of WormsBeating the late-summer heat isn't as easy as running to the sink in one northeast Oklahoma town, as residents there are being asked not to drink tap water after red worms were found in the filtering system.
Politicians Face Off Over School Lesson Plans A conservative state senator and a moderate state board of education member are debating a school lesson plan system that has turned political.
Texas Supreme Court Denies Compensation Request To Confessed Child RapistThe Texas Supreme Court has denied the request for compensation payments to an inmate who was wrongfully convicted for murder but confessed to raping children while in prison.
Hackers Compromise AP Twitter AccountHackers compromised Twitter accounts of The Associated Press on Tuesday, sending out an erroneous tweet about an attack at the White House
Baylor's Brittney Griner Leads AP All-America TeamBrittney Griner is an All-America for the third straight season and joins a select group.