Advertisement

No name

(Photo credit: Getty Images) A South Texas school board has approved an estimated $1.2 billion in tax breaks to entice Exxon Mobil Corp. and its Saudi partner to build a $9.3 billion petrochemical plant within its district along the Texas Gulf Coast. The six-member Gregory-...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on an effort in Congress to pass a health care bill (all times local): 8:40 a.m. President Donald Trump is telling lawmakers who oppose abortion that a vote against the health care bill would favor Planned Parenthood. The president tweeted Friday, "...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on an effort in Congress to pass a health care bill (all times local): 8:40 a.m. President Donald Trump is telling lawmakers who oppose abortion that a vote against the health care bill would favor Planned Parenthood. The president tweeted Friday, "...
(Photo credit: Shutterstock) The fungus that causes white-nose syndrome, a deadly disease to hibernating bats, has been found for the first time in Texas. The fungus has been detected in samples taken from three bat species in six West Texas counties - Childress, Collingsworth,...
CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Zoo says its premature baby hippo, Fiona, is getting more independent and now tops 100 pounds (45.36 kilograms), meaning her days of napping on her human caretakers' laps are dwindling. She was born at the zoo in January and weighed just 29...
(Photo credit: Shutterstock) A voucher plan offering families public money to send their children to private and religious schools is headed to the full Texas Senate. Sen. Larry Taylor's bill would create state-subsidized education saving accounts for parents while offering tax...
JERUSALEM (AP) — An Israeli rights group has released an amateur video it says shows soldiers seizing a terrified 8-year-old Palestinian boy as they tried to get him to identify people who had thrown a firebomb in the West Bank. B'Tselem said he "was wandering barefoot outside...
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Royal Dutch Shell's Nigeria subsidiary "fiercely opposed" environmental testing and is concealing data showing thousands of Nigerians are exposed to health hazards from a stalled cleanup of the worst oil spills in the West African nation's history, according...
NEW YORK (AP) — She's small but mighty — and she could be worth more than $3 million. Christie's announced Friday that a 9-inch-tall marble sculpture, called the Guennol (gwehn-AHL') Stargazer, will be auctioned on April 28 in New York. The statue of a female idol from ancient...