On Saturday, a police officer in the Dallas suburb of Balch Springs shot 15-year-old Jordan Edwards, a high school freshman, through the passenger side window of a car. The officers were responding to calls of underage drinking at a house party.
Throngs of protesters turned out at airports over the weekend to criticize President Donald Trump's Friday executive order suspending entry of all refugees to the US and blocking entry for citizens of seven specific countries.
Micah Xavier Johnson, the 25-year-old identified by US media as the main shooter in the assault that left five police officers dead, served with US forces in Afghanistan from November 2013 to July 2014.
So far, the people who actually do the work of helping refugees adjust to life once they get here have managed to stay out of the limelight. But, as the presidential campaign wears on, there are troubling signs that could be starting to change.
Ahmed al-Jumaili had only been in Dallas for less than three weeks when he was shot and killed. But members of the Muslim community in north Texas say hostility and hate crimes are nothing new, and have been on the rise in recent years.
Super Bowl XLV is fast approaching. The Green Bay Packers and Pittsburgh Steelers kick off in Dallas early Sunday evening. That's already around midnight in the Central European country we're looking for.
Bill Zeeble reports on FunAsia -- a chain of multi-plex theaters in Texas that specializes in Bollywood movies from India. The chain caters to North Texas's large South Asian community, offering patrons more than just films. There's food and music, too.
U.S. government officials in charge of collecting billions in energy royalties stand accused of illicit drug use, taking expensive gifts and engaging in sex with employees of the industry they were supposed to be watching. The Takeaway talks to investigative reporter Derek Kravitz, who is covering the story for the Washington Post.
Secretary of Education Arne Duncan recently advocated in favor of mayoral control of big-city schools. Here to help us take a closer look at the pros and cons of school governance is Joseph Viteritti, editor of 'When Mayors Take Charge.'
John Hockenberry and Celeste Headlee tell us what's so important about this year, and about the current state of things in America. We hear a news update from December and how a 'house man' in Dallas, Texas, feels about the country going to war.