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Egypt's president pulls back on power decree, pushes referendum

Egyptian President Mohamed Morsy early Sunday canceled most of a controversial decree that gave him sweeping powers, but vowed to press forward with a referendum next weekend on a draft constitution, an adviser said.

Chavez says his cancer is back

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez announced late Saturday that his cancer has returned and that he will go to Cuba to undergo surgery.

Obama, Rubio offer different prescriptions for middle class

President Barack Obama and Sen. Marco Rubio addressed the importance of the middle class during their weekly addresses Saturday, but each offered different prescriptions for prosperity.

Booted from plum committee seats, three GOP reps want answers

Three Republican lawmakers who say they were removed from committee assignments without explanation fired off a letter to House Speaker John Boehner on Friday demanding answers.

Senator calls MTV show a 'travesty'

"Whatever happens, happens." That's the motto of the cast of the new MTV show "Buckwild," which has drawn the eye of a U.S. senator.

Cowboy DT Josh Brent Arrested After Fatal Wreck

Dallas Cowboys nose tackle Josh Brent was arrested Saturday on suspicion of intoxication manslaughter after flipping his Mercedes, in an accident that left fellow Cowboys player Jerry Brown Jr. dead, Irving, Texas, police said.

Manziel Wins Heisman

Tyler native and Texas A&M freshman quarterback Johnny Manziel won the 2012 Heisman Trophy on Saturday.

Coach beats his own cancer, learns to give back

In June of 2009, my wife and I went on vacation with our children and grandchildren to Disneyland. At that time, I was very intense about my job, so my wife will say she had to drag me away from my team and coaching. I'm so glad she did.

Large earthquake rattles Japan

A tsunami warning was issued for Japan Friday morning after a magnitude 7.3 earthquake hit off the coast. The warning has since been lifted and a small tsunami wave of around three feet was reported.

"Touch" Connects With a Special Two-Hour Season Two Premiere Friday, February 8, on FOX

  TOUCH, the critically acclaimed adventure drama series starring Emmy Award winner Kiefer Sutherland (“24”),