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Texas Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan has died

Thomas Eric Duncan, the man with Ebola who traveled to the United States from Liberia, died Wednesday morning at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas, the hospital said.

Are you addicted to coffee? Might be genetic

Are you addicted to coffee? It might be genetic. A Harvard researcher says she's found six new gene variations that determine how people react to caffeine.

Chilling confession of a Texas murderer

Jurors tasked with deciding the fate of a Texas man who killed his mother before brutally defiling her corpose watched his video-taped confession in court Tuesday.

Lawmakers Question "Breakdown" in Ebola Case

As the first known Ebola patient in the U.S.

Lawmakers to examine Texas' public health readiness

In the wake of what some have called a botched response to the first known case of Ebola in the United States, Texas lawmakers will

Texas women seeking abortions may look to their doctors

When federal appellate judges ruled last week that the state could enforce strict new abortion restrictions while a legal challenge winds it

Texas women seeking abortions may look to their doctors

When federal appellate judges ruled last week that the state could enforce strict new abortion restrictions while a legal challenge winds its way through the courts, Texas was left with just eight abortion clinics authorized to perform the proc

Feds withholding $75M over hospital funding question

The federal agency that oversees Medicaid is reviewing arrangements between private Texas hospitals and local government entities to ensure they did not violate a rule that allowed the state to draw down federal dollars to cover health care for

3-year-old dies in hot car

Police in Phoenix, Arizona say prosecutors will weigh any potential charges in the death of a 3-year-old boy brought on by heatstroke from being left in a car at a church parking lot.

Man pushing giant testicle across U.S. for cancer

A 31-year old man is raising awareness for testicular cancer in the ballsiest of ways.

Cruz: Amend U.S. Constitution to Preserve Marriage Bans

Hours after the U.S. Supreme Court paved the way for same-sex marriage bans to be lifted in five states, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz called Monday for amending the U.S. Constitution to prevent either the federal government or the U.S.

Abortion Providers Ask U.S. Supreme Court to Review Decision

After a federal appeals court ruled that the state could temporarily enforce new requirements for abortion facilities, Texas abortion providers are looking to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Student interest in fixed-rate tuition varies

This fall semester, for the first time, all public universities in Texas were required to offer incoming students the option of a payment plan that fixed their tuition at a particular rate for four years, alleviating the uncertainty of variable

Cowboys defeat the Texans in OT, 20-17

The Houston Texans scored ten points in the final 2:27 of regulation to tie the Dallas Cowboys, but lost on an overtime field goal, 20-17, to drop to 3-2 on the season, while the Cowboys improve to 4-1, their best mark at this point of the seas

Small towns wrestle with lengths they'll go for water