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PEGGY O'HARE and DALE LEZON Houston Chronicle Andrea Yates' delusions convinced her that drowning her five children would send their souls to heaven, a psychiatrist told jurors in Yates' capital murder trial Monday. "She believed she was doing the right thing to send her...
HARVEY RICE and SAMANTHA LEVINE Houston Chronicle U.S. Rep. Gene Green wants to know why baggage screeners deferred to a Houston police officer instead of using their authority to keep a man they suspected of carrying bomb parts from boarding a plane at Hobby Airport...
John Ritter USA TODAY The mayor who roiled the culture wars by sanctioning gay marriages has taken on another fractious political issue that bedevils national policymakers: heath care for the uninsured. Mayor Gavin Newsom wants San Francisco to become the first city in the...
Steven Kreytak AUSTIN AMERICAN-STATESMAN Even if a judge ordered Travis County to retrofit its electronic voting equipment to create a paper ballot with each vote, that update wouldn't be ready for the November elections. And the county couldn't return to its former optical scan...
Kevin Simpson, Ann Schrader, Howard Pankratz and Kieran Nicholson DENVER POST More than 900 pages of writings, diagrams and drawings released Thursday add disturbing detail - but little significant new information - to the established account of how teenagers Eric Harris and...
RALPH BLUMENTHAL New York Times Tom DeLay, the former House majority leader, has to stay on the Texas ballot in November, despite his efforts to move out of state so Republicans can pick a stronger candidate, a federal judge ruled on Thursday. The decision, by Judge Sam Sparks...
Click2Houston.com A flight with a Miss Texas winner reminded a Houston-area man how much fun it can be to fly, and it helped him launch a new business, KPRC Local 2 reported Thursday. Peter Shankman, the entrepreneur who started the Web site www.Airtroductions.com , said the...
Thomas S. Mulligan and Miguel Bustillo LA TIMES The death of Enron Corp. founder Kenneth L. Lay early Wednesday raises the possibility that his conviction could be erased, complicating the federal government's effort to close the books on one of its most ambitious corporate...
BETSY STARK ABC News Dawn Gallina said her career at a prestigious law firm was going well -- until the managing partner found out she had a baby. Then, she said, he started testing her. Would she work Christmas? Come in on weekends? "I would go in and we wouldn't have anything...