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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”),

Newspaper takes heat over haunting subway photo

The man in the picture has his back to the camera. He's desperately clawing at a subway platform, looking right at the train that's bearing down on him as he stands on the tracks.

Longtime Texas congressman Jack Brooks dead at 89

Former Texas congressman Jack Brooks, who served in the House for more than four decades, has died. Authorities say he died Tuesday night at a hospital in Beaumont after a sudden illness.

World's oldest person dies at age 116

Before women gained the right to vote in 1920, Besse Cooper joined the suffrage movement. Then 24, the Georgia school teacher registered women to vote and spoke to others about the importance of having a voice in politics.

Flu season ramping up early, experts say

If you haven't received your flu shot yet, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says now is the time to make sure you're protected.

6 questions for Jane Fonda

In the 1980s, Jane Fonda was the face of fitness for millions of Americans.