How likely is it that a tornado will hit a large urban area? Curious Texas investigates

Tornadoes aren’t common where Gerry Collins used to live.He’s from Albuquerque, N.M., which doesn’t get severe weather often. Collins moved to…

People outraged over Trump’s call for arming synagogues – but many Jewish leaders are on board

President Donald Trump faced heavy criticism for his suggestion that an armed guard could have reduced the deadly violence at Pittsburgh’s Tree of Life Synagogue on Saturday.But here’s the rub: Many Jewish leaders are proponents of such action, and many synagogues have been armed for quite some time now.What did Trump say, anyway?On the day of the deadly massacre, Trump said that “results would have been far better” if the Pittsburgh synagogue had had armed guards stationed.”If they had protection inside, the results would have been far better,” Trump told reporters.

Dallas police pursue drones for department, vow that they will not be used to spy on people

Police in Dallas, Texas are pursuing the use of drones to help assist in their duties to locate suspects and access areas that helicopters cannot.

Mattis: Talks with Europe on U.S. withdrawal from arms pact yield no alternatives

October 28 at 8:24 AM U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said his talks with European allies so far have not resulted in any suggestions of how to deal with Russia’s violation of a Cold War-era arms control pact other than for the United States to withdraw.

Putin Warns Europe of ‘Counterstrike’ Risk if U.S. Deploys Missiles

MOSCOW – President Vladimir V. Putin warned on Wednesday that if the United States deploys new intermediate-range missiles in Europe after withdrawing from a nuclear treaty prohibiting these weapons, European nations will be at risk of “a possible counterstrike.”

NATO is launching its “biggest military exercise” since the collapse of the Soviet Union to send a “clear message”

NATO is launching a massive military exercise in Norway that has been classified as the “biggest” since the collapse of the Soviet Union and the end of the Cold War. The drills will include about 65 ships, 250 aircraft, 10,000 vehicles and some 50,000 personnel, according to the military alliance’s Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg.

Tornado Rips Through East Texas

As many as 50 homes were damaged when a tornado touched down in east Texas. KETK’s Brittni Thomason reports.

Trump says US is ending decades-old nuclear arms treaty with Russia

President Donald Trump announced Saturday that the US is pulling out of the landmark Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty with Russia, a decades-old agreement that has drawn the ire of the President. “Russia has violated the agreement. They’ve been violating it for many years,” Trump told reporters before boarding Air Force One to leave Nevada following …

Threat From Violent Extremism Not Gone, Could Reemerge, Top U.S. General Says

The security threat from violent extremist groups has not been eliminated despite a recent shift in Washington’s focus to what it sees as growing threats from China, Russia, and Iran, the top U.S. military officer has warned.

Ignoring EMP threat is a death sentence for Americans

In 2008, the statutory Commission to Assess the Threat to the United States from Electromagnetic Pulse (EMP) Attack delivered over 100 recommendations to Congress to protect the national electric grid and other life-sustaining critical infrastructures – including communications, transportation, energy, business and finance, food and water. We were hopeful the job would get done.