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  • NASA launches Orion spacecraft
    Friday, December 05, 2014 11:04 AM

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA’s new Orion spacecraft made a “bullseye” splashdown in the Pacific on Friday following a dramatic test flight that took it to a zenith height of 3,600 miles and ushered in a new era of human exploration aiming for Mars

  • Thursday, September 11, 2014 8:56 AM
    Speaking from the State Floor in the White House on September 10, 2014, President Obama addressed the nation on the situation in Iraq and the United States’ strategy to degrade and defeat ISIL, a terrorist organization. 
  • Friday, September 05, 2014 12:37 PM
    The U.S. and 10 of its key allies on Friday agreed that the Islamic State group is a significant threat to NATO countries and that they will take on the militants by squeezing their financial resources and going after them with military might. 
  • Wednesday, September 03, 2014 3:25 PM
    A Texas woman romantically linked to indicted U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm pleaded guilty on Wednesday to charges she lined up straw donors for his 2010 campaign but then denied through her lawyer that Grimm knew anything about it. 
  • Wednesday, September 03, 2014 3:21 PM
    The businessman whose dispute with a fellow airline passenger over a reclined seat sparked a national debate about air-travel etiquette says he's embarrassed by the way the confrontation unfolded and regrets his behavior. 
  • Pot found in farming equipment
    Tuesday, May 13, 2014 10:41 AM

    EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Some cotton farming equipment in West Texas has yielded more than a ton of an illegal crop.

  • Texas inmate seeks execution delay
    Tuesday, May 13, 2014 10:35 AM
    HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A convicted murderer set for execution in Texas on Tuesday has his hopes pinned on two appeals, including one challenging the state's plan to use a drug for which it will not reveal a source — as was the case with drugs used in a botched execution in Oklahoma two weeks ago. 
  • Thousands lose electricity in Texas
    Tuesday, May 13, 2014 10:26 AM
    Street flooding has been reported in Houston and San Antonio where storms have left thousands of homes and businesses without electricity. 
  • Thursday, March 27, 2014 12:10 PM
    VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican says the Catholic Church's objection to a contraception requirement under the Affordable Care Act was raised during President Barack Obama's visit. 
  • Thursday, March 27, 2014 11:26 AM
    VATICAN CITY (AP) — President Barack Obama and the Vatican gave distinctly different accounts of the president's audience with Pope Francis, with Obama stressing their common ground over issues of poverty and inequality and Vatican officials emphasizing sharp differences over abortion and birth control. 
  •  George P Bush begins political career
    Tuesday, March 04, 2014 10:34 PM
    FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — George P. Bush took the first step toward continuing his family's political dynasty Tuesday, shaking off an under-funded primary challenger and securing the Republican nomination for the little-known but powerful post of Texas land commissioner. 
  • Wednesday, February 12, 2014 2:03 PM
    Average retail gasoline prices in Texas have fallen 0.5 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.06/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 13,114 gas outlets in Texas. 
  • Tuesday, February 11, 2014 9:21 AM
    That drone you might have spotted hovering and zipping around the Sochi Olympic slopes isn't searching for terrorists or protesters hiding behind the fir trees.

    It's being used to transmit live video of snowboard and ski jump competitions to a screen near you.

  • Tuesday, February 11, 2014 9:19 AM
    The number of Texas high school graduates passing advanced placement exams has improved to just below the national average. 
  • Tuesday, February 11, 2014 9:17 AM
    Some schools in Texas have delayed opening amid wintry conditions that slowed travel and left an emergency responder dead.