By any standard Mary Barra, named today by General Motors to be its next CEO, is an exception. After all, she's the first woman to head a major U.S. car company.
Moms and dads who swaddle their babies know that when they’re wrapped up tight, they look just like little baby burritos.
Gruesome undercover video shot by the animal rights group Mercy for Animals shows what appears to be brutal treatment of cows at a dairy farm in Wisconsin that is in the supply chain for DiGiorno's pizza.
Chris Montes and his fellow volunteer rescuers first saw what looked to be children's footprints in the snow. When they saw tire tracks lead into the remote canyon but not back out, they raced ahead until they could make out the overturned Jeep they were searching for in the frigid backcountry.
Neither snow nor rain nor heat will keep letter carriers from their appointed rounds, but an angry dog just might.
What do President Obama and a bunch of teenagers have in common?
A bipartisan budget agreement reached tonight by House and Senate negotiators would avoid a government shutdown in January and help break a fiscal stalemate that has caused gridlock in Washington.
WalMart will expand from 16 to 25 acres.
The Department of Public Safety has concluded their investigation of a fatal collision between a train and 18-wheeler Monday, saying the official cause was because the the truck was stopped on the tracks as the train was approaching.
Tipping is an important way to show your appreciation, and it’s especially key to say thanks around the holidays. But what’s the etiquette?
Here are a few creative ways to wrap gifts using material that’s likely already around your house.
Ask the average person what causes obesity, and you'll likely get one of these basic answers (or some version thereof): 1. "Eating too much!" 2. "Not exercising enough!" 3. "Genes!"
If you have ambitions of being one of the first people on Mars, listen up: A Dutch company says it is moving along with its plan to send four lucky Earthlings to colonize the Red Planet. The catch: They won't ever come back.
University of Texas football coach Mack Brown will step down after 16 years, Chip Brown of OrangeBloods.com reported Tuesday. However, the university denied that report to ESPN's Joe Schad.
Social media can be a great way to keep up with friends and families, but this time of the year you don't want the wrong people tracking your moves.
Sword wielding man reportedly ordered tacos and refused to pay.
From Dec. 26 to Jan. 6, Apple will offer a free gift every day from the App Store or iTunes.
Thanks to an ingenious $14 bowl, the captain can finally keep his crunch.
The state attorney general's office will argue against a proposed federal rule to limit the effects of air pollution across state boundaries.
A 13-year-old Oregon girl is recovering at home with her parents today after authorities believe she spent almost five harrowing days outdoors in the cold with a man she willingly left home with.
Santa Land will be open every night until December 23rd with Holiday light displays, nativity scenes, and nightly visits from Santa and Mrs. Claus
Former Secretary of State Colin Powell has waded into the health care debate with a broad endorsement of the kind of universal health plan found in Europe, Canada and South Korea.
Have kids gotten greedier over the years?
Snowball fights can be great fun — as long as you’re a willing participant.
Fire investigators are now looking into what caused a late-night fire on the city's east side.
In an affair usually noted for its glitz and glamour, President Obama made news at the 2013 Kennedy Center Honors as the first president to utter the words “Area 51.”
George Zimmerman's girlfriend who called Florida police to say he was breaking her stuff and was brandishing a weapon no longer wants to press charges against him and instead wants to get back together with him.
With the clock ticking until the House of Representatives departs Washington, D.C., for the holidays on Friday, leaders of the Senate and House Armed Services Committees hammered out a deal today to move forward with the defense authorization bill to fund the nation’s military next year.
A ringing bell, known for encouraging people to reach in their pockets and drop money into the Salvation Army's famous red kettles, has been no match for the recent wintry weather.
At about 4:40 pm Monday, EMS, Sheriff's Deputies and DPS were called to F.M. 2378 and Highway 84. DPS confirms that 35 year old Marco Antonio Flores, of McAllen, TX died in the crash. UPDATED 12/9/13 10:02 PM
There were no genetic tests 400,000 years ago, so our ancient relatives didn't know as much about themselves as we know about them now.
Add Heart to the list of bands that are bowing out of a show at SeaWorld because of the CNN documentary "Blackfish."
When Ann Marie Shambaugh signed up for the MetroPCS Dallas Marathon, she pictured a surge of athletes and a festive celebration, with thousands of onlookers cheering her on.
"Rooster Monkburn" the cowboy sock monkey is without his pistol, thanks to a diligent TSA agent in St. Louis.
Lubbock Police Department and Big Brothers/ Big Sisters helps kids in need.
As the the world mourns the loss of Nelson Mandela, a Lubbock woman born and raised in South Africa remembers her country's most famous leader, and the legacy of tolerance and equality he left behind.
It may sound a bit dark, but it’s now possible to transform the ashes of the cremated deceased into a diamond–a jewel truly to remember.
Kids say the darndest things.
An Australian actress got a little bit of handwritten love on her recent Delta flight. Claire Holt tweeted a photo of the note Tuesday with the caption "Wow. Received this note from Captain Kendall on my flight today. Truly thoughtful. Treat him well @DeltaAssist!"
Two days after an immigration judge ruled that President Obama’s Kenyan uncle could stay in the United States, the White House today acknowledged that the president lived briefly with Onyango “Omar” Obama, despite having previously claimed there was no record of their ever meeting.
Trauma did not play a role in the jailhouse death of a Yale professor who got into a scuffle with cops during a domestic dispute arrest in November, according to New Haven, Conn., authorities.
A Wendy's employee who dropped a partially smoked blunt in a customer's cheeseburger has been fired and charged with marijuana possession.
Just before Thanksgiving, 14-year-old Christin Rivas got six rare-earth magnets from a friend at church, thinking she could "freak out" her classmates by using them for tricks.
When defrosting your vehicle out in these icy conditions, make sure never to leave it running unattended. Local law enforcement says that's a major cause of auto thefts this time of year.
Nelson Mandela, the revered statesman who emerged from prison after 27 years to lead South Africa out of decades of apartheid, has died, South African President Jacob Zuma announced late Thursday.
(CNN) -- Trooper William Finn, a spokesman with the Washington State Patrol, was tweeting Wednesday under the handle @wspd5pio about an accident on Vancouver's Interstate 205.
KELLER — Candice Stinnett calls it her "healing time" — a nine-mile jog up and around her neighborhood in Keller. It's all part of her preparation for Sunday's MetroPCS Dallas Marathon.
Sometimes it takes patience and persistence to make a connection.