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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - A federal appeals court has upheld a lower-court ruling that denied efforts to temporarily stop construction of what is intended to be the southern end of the Keystone XL pipeline and run from Oklahoma to refineries along the Gulf Coast. The Sierra Club,...
WASHINGTON (AP) - Scientists have figured out when temperatures could really go off the charts from global warming. And for dozens of cities it's only about a generation away. For Kingston, Jamaica, it's 2023. Singapore in 2028. Mexico City in 2031. Phoenix and Honolulu in 2043...
ODESSA, Texas (AP) - A West Texas high school student has been arrested after authorities say he was found in a classroom with two loaded handguns and ammunition in his backpack. Ector County schools spokesman Mike Adkins says police are trying to determine why the 16-year-old...
WASHINGTON (AP) - A new poll says Americans are holding Republicans primarily responsible for the partial government shutdown. The Associated Press-GfK survey finds plenty of disdain to go around as people size up the federal impasse. Most disapprove of how President Barack...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A 44-year-old man is being questioned in the theft of a San Antonio Fire Department ambulance. Police say the ambulance was stolen around midday Wednesday from outside a motel in northeastern San Antonio, where paramedics were treating a patient. Police Sgt...
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) - A Lubbock man is headed for the Texas death chamber for killing his parents at their home 15 years ago during a drug-influenced rampage that also left his 89-year-old grandmother dead. Michael Yowell is trying to block his execution by joining a lawsuit...
HOUSTON (AP) - One person is reported dead and four injured after a two-vehicle crash in Houston. The Houston Chronicle reports that a Ford Mustang veered into oncoming traffic Tuesday around 4 p.m., hitting a pickup truck on the Sam Houston Tollway. A female in the Mustang was...
GALVESTON, Texas (AP) - State authorities say the pilot of an ultralight plane has died when the craft crashed to the ground southeast of Houston in Galveston County. State trooper Colin Kolupski tells the Galveston County Daily News that 67-year-old Roger Brown was making his...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - A new bridge over the Trinity River in Fort Worth is set to open. The West Seventh Street bridge is set to open to traffic Wednesday evening after a brief parade of dignitaries. The old bridge, which spanned the river for 100 years, was demolished in...