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DALLAS (AP) - President Barack Obama's first two defense secretaries are expressing deep skepticism about the president's strategy in dealing with Syria's use of chemical weapons. Robert Gates and Leon Panetta spoke Tuesday night to an audience in Dallas. Obama had been pushing...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The University of Texas System regents plan to discuss in private a state investigation that could result in the impeachment of one of their board members. The Board of Regents has scheduled a special telephone conference to consider legal matters related to...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Former Gov. Mark White is helping release a new report from the American Bar Association that levies new criticism of the death penalty in Texas. The report Wednesday will propose reforms in the nation's most active death penalty state. Eleven inmates have...
Federal authorities have arrested a man they say is linked to the hacker collective Anonymous and who allegedly broke into a South Texas county Web site. The Monitor of McAllen reports Fidel Salinas Jr. remains in federal custody awaiting a detention hearing after being arrested...
Aaron Alexis seems a study in contradictions: a former Navy reservist, a Defense Department contractor, a convert to Buddhism who was taking an online course in aeronautics. But he also had flashes of temper that led to run-ins with police over shootings in Fort Worth, Texas,...
Thirteen people were arrested during a protest in downtown Houston in front of the offices of the company that is building the Keystone XL pipeline. Those arrested Monday were part of a group of protesters outside the Houston office of TransCanada. They were protesting the...
A Cuban who fled Texas in 2003 following his drug-smuggling arrest then turned up nearly 10 years later bound in a vehicle has been sentenced to nearly 11 years in prison. A federal judge in McAllen on Monday announced 46-year-old Alexis Estevez-Alvarez's sentence. A federal...
(Information in the following story is from: San Antonio Express-News, http://www.mysanantonio.com) SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A prominent San Antonio businessman and TV pitchman who had been awaiting trial for allegedly trying to hire a hit man to kill his estranged wife has died of...
U.S. Border Patrol agents in West Texas have arrested five individuals who authorities allege pelted the agents with rocks as they illegally tried to cross from Mexico into the U.S. The Border Patrol says the agents were working Sunday night in El Paso when eight individuals...