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Alisa Grisson plead guilty to falsely seeking over $7 million in tax refunds. (Getty Images)

Texas Woman Falsely Sought $7.4 Million In Tax Refunds

A tax preparer in Texas who wrongly sought $7.4 million in refunds for the 2009 tax year has pleaded guilty to making a false claim against the government.

11/14/2013

Two Men Use Drones To Battle Pigs

Drones are known as one of many tools that help the United States fight terrorists, but now hunters are using them to get rid of pigs.

11/10/2013

Parker got more than 50 percent of the vote, enough to avoid a runoff in December. (Getty Images)

Mayor Annise Parker Wins Third Term

Houston Mayor Annise Parker was elected on Tuesday to a third and final term as the leader of the nation’s fourth largest city.

11/06/2013

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America’s Seven Best Beercations

You love beer. You love vacations. So it’s only natural you’ll like this rundown of America’s seven hottest travel destinations with a hopping beer scene.

11/01/2013

A nurse puts 3D glasses on the face of a surgeon before an operation at the Argenteuil hospital, in a Paris suburb, on July 25, 2013. AFP PHOTO / FRED DUFOUR

Cities In Red States Push Federal Health Plan

Republican governors and legislatures in about two dozen states are refusing cooperation with the roll-out of the health overhaul, but some local governments are trying to fill the gap, working with nonprofit organizations, hospitals and churches leading the outreach.

10/31/2013

File Footage of shore oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of La. (credit: Scott Lloyd/U.S. Coast Guard via Getty Images)

BP Trial To Focus On Scientists’ Spill Estimates

A federal judge was set to begin hearing three weeks of testimony Monday about how much oil made it into the ocean during the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.

10/07/2013

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tex.) (Getty Images)

Even Amid Furloughs, Some Texans Cheer Cruz

Thanks to Texas’ new Senator, Dale Huls is out of a job_at least for now. Yet Huls has never been prouder that he voted for him.

10/05/2013

File photo of Border Patrol at the Texas-Mexico border. (credit: Getty Images)

US-Raised Immigrants Remain In US Custody

Thirty-four young migrants are in U.S. custody after trying to enter the United States without documents in the latest round of what is becoming a new tactic in confronting what they consider unjust U.S. immigration policies.

10/01/2013

File photo of an American flag. (Photo Credit: Hunter Martin/Getty Images)

Students Rejected After Wearing Patriotic Clothes On 9/11

High school students were called to the office and had to change clothing after showing patriotism to remember the 2001 terrorist attacks on America.

09/13/2013

File photo of Fort Hood. (credit: Ben Sklar/Getty Images)

Jury In Fort Hood Rampage To Resume Deliberations

A military jury will begin its second day of deliberations Friday in the case of a 2009 mass shooting at this sprawling military post — even though the Army psychiatrist accused of gunning down 13 people and wounding more than 30 others has admitted responsibility and mounted no defense during his trial.

08/23/2013

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