John Burnett

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Hot Air Balloon Crash Leaves At Least 16 Dead In Central Texas

Sunday, July 31, 2016

A hot air balloon carrying at least 16 passengers crashed early Saturday morning near Lockhart, Texas. There were no survivors. It's the worst such accident in U.S. history.


Dallas, A Grieving City, Honors Slain Officers; Awaits Obama's Visit

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

A vigil was held Monday for those killed and wounded by a shooter. President Obama will speak at a Tuesday memorial, and those attending the vigil shared what they want to hear from the president.


In Dallas, An Already-Embattled Police Department Mourns

Monday, July 11, 2016

Dallas police, reeling from last week's shootings, already suffer from low pay and poor morale. But citizens have been rallying around officers, suggesting the events could be a turning point.


As Police Remain On High Alert, Dallas Comes Together In Mourning

Sunday, July 10, 2016

The city of Dallas is still reeling from the murders of five police officers. Residents are rallying around law enforcement but some warn they can't abandon peaceful protests.


Sniper Kills 5 Dallas Police Officers In Attack On Black Lives Matter Protest

Friday, July 08, 2016

A sniper fired on people gathered for a peaceful march to protest two recent police shootings of black men Thursday night, killing five Dallas police officers and wounding at least seven others, along with two civilians.


Dallas Stunned, Numb After Attack Targeting Police

Friday, July 08, 2016

The morning after the deadly attack on a protest over recent police shootings of black men around the U.S., the mood in Dallas is incredulous.


Deadlocked Supreme Court Fails To Revive Obama's Immigration Plan

Friday, June 24, 2016

The court's tie vote blocked the administration's controversial attempt to help millions of unauthorized immigrant families. The case goes back to the court of a conservative federal judge in Texas.


LGBT Self-Defense Site 'Pink Pistols' Gains Followers After Orlando Massacre

Thursday, June 23, 2016

An "LGBT self-defense" website called Pink Pistols run by a disabled man in Philadelphia has taken off since the Orlando massacre. The group's founder says his Facebook page has quadrupled in likes, and gun instructors all over the country have stepped forward to offer instruction for concealed carry licenses.


Families Of Undocumented Victims Of Orlando Face Unique Challenges

Sunday, June 19, 2016

Families of the 49 dead in the Orlando shooting are holding services, saying good-bye and arranging to bring bodies back home. But what happens if the person killed was living in the U.S. illegally?


Love And Mourning Hang Over Orlando

Saturday, June 18, 2016

Vigils, memorials and funerals are now happening several times a day around central Florida after last weekend's shooting. Nineteen of the 53 people injured remain hospitalized.


Obama, Biden Visit With Victims Of Orlando Mass Shooting

Thursday, June 16, 2016

President Obama and Vice President Biden traveled to Orlando Thursday to visit with victims of the nightclub shootings as well as police and hospital workers.


Legal Medical Abortions Are Up In Texas, But So Are DIY Pills From Mexico

Thursday, June 09, 2016

Women seeking an abortion in restrictive Texas now often pick the medical version, thanks to FDA rules making it easier. Others seek cheaper pills in Mexico, and aren't getting guidance from a doctor.


In Texas, Strict Laws On Clinics Drive Demand For Abortion Pill

Wednesday, June 08, 2016

The abortion pill is booming in Texas. Since the FDA loosened restrictions, more women are circumventing strict state laws on Texas abortion clinics by taking the pill as an alternative to surgery.


U.S.-Mexico Border Sees Resurgence Of Central Americans Seeking Asylum

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Despite U.S. efforts to stanch the flow, numbers are approaching the crisis of two years ago. U.S. Border Patrol agents say it's diverting resources away from catching drug and human traffickers.


Amid Much Hissing, Texas Could Impose Ban To Rattle Snake Hunters

Saturday, May 14, 2016

Texans are obsessed with the Western diamondback rattlesnake. They catch thousands of them each year for snake festivals. Now, a possible ban of gassing snakes by the state jeopardizes those fiestas.


Texas Judge Refuses To License Child Care Facility In Immigrant Detention Center

Friday, May 06, 2016

The judge blocked a state agency from licensing the facility inside a private detention facility for undocumented mothers and children who have crossed the Texas-Mexico border.


Concerns Over Mass Shootings Spark Rise In Concealed Carry Permits

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

The United States is awash with concealed handguns. Nearly 13 million Americans have permits to conceal carry mainly over concerns about crime and mass shootings.


Does Carrying A Pistol Make You Safer?

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Even as violent and property crimes fall, more Americans are carrying concealed handguns. Many think having a gun makes them safer, but the decision to shoot is a serious one with grave consequences.


Mexican Candidates No Longer Have To Be Tied To Traditional Parties

Monday, April 11, 2016

The U.S. is not the only country where voters are tired of politics as usual. For the first time, Mexican ballots will be full of independent candidates free from the established parties.


Seeking Adventure And Gold? Crack This Poem And Head Outdoors

Sunday, March 13, 2016

An eccentric millionaire from Santa Fe hid a chest full of gold and precious gems in the Rocky Mountains six years ago. Today, thousands of treasure hunters are obsessed with finding it.