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A federal review has determined some South Texas physicians stopped accepting veterans as patients because a Veterans Affairs center was not reimbursing the doctors in a timely manner. The U.S. Office of Special Counsel in a report released Monday also found the VA center in...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The Texas countryside could become dotted by billboards up to 65 feet tall under a rule revision being considered by the Texas Transportation Commission. A public hearing has been scheduled Tuesday at Texas Department of Transportation headquarters. Such...
Millions of gallons of water from hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” could be treated and reused without extra energy costs using gas that is typically burned off at drilling sites, according to a new study by a team of scientists at the University of Texas at Austin. Enough...
A Canadian man has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for traveling to Texas and luring a 14-year-old boy he met online into having sex. A federal judge in Dallas on Wednesday sentenced 43-year-old Phillip Amisano-Camillo of Surrey, British Columbia. Amisano-Camillo pleaded...
An integrated circuit that Texas Instruments engineer Jack Kilby used in 1958 to demonstrate his invention of the new technology is expected to sell for up to $2 million at auction. Christie's New York is offering the prototype, which helped create the microchip revolution, at...
Texas will meet Texas A&M and Oklahoma will face Arkansas in a women's basketball doubleheader Dec. 21 that marks the inaugural edition of a challenge event formed by the Southeastern Conference and Big 12. The event will span at least two years and will have two teams from...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Attorneys representing schools in Texas' massive school finance trial in Austin say state attorneys who asked the presiding judge to recuse himself from the case haven't proved he showed bias. The plaintiffs' attorneys responded Thursday to the state's...
WHITNEY, Texas (AP) - The owner of a vacant luxury house is scheduled to set fire to it after the 75-foot cliff on which the house sits began to crumble beneath it. The 4,000-square-foot house sits on a cliff overlooking Lake Whitney on the Brazos River about 60 miles south of...
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Pentagon says Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who's been recovering in Germany after five years as a Taliban captive, is back in the United States. A Pentagon spokesman, Rear Adm. John Kirby, says Bergdahl arrived early Friday at Brooke Army Medical Center in San...