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FREEPORT, Texas (AP) - The Coast Guard has suspended the search for two fishermen last seen wading near the mouth of the Brazos River in the Freeport area. Members of the volunteer group Texas EquuSearch planned to continue their search Monday. The Coast Guard says a bystander...
PADUCAH, Texas (AP) - A helicopter pilot from Utah has died in a West Texas crash after the tail rotor hit some pulley equipment while trying to connect to a power line. The Texas Department of Public Safety says the helicopter crashed Sunday afternoon in a field in rural Cottle...
WASHINGTON (AP) - This year's Catholic Mass before the Supreme Court's new term has become an appeal to the other deadlocked branches of government. A majority of the court, including Chief Justice John Roberts, attended Sunday's Mass at St. Matthew's Cathedral in Washington, as...
DALLAS (AP) - Airport officials say a Korean Air flight leaving Dallas turned around because of apparent engine problems after takeoff and was greeted on the tarmac by fire trucks. Korean Air Flight 32 returned Sunday to Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport. According to the...
ARROYO CITY, Texas (AP) - A park along the Texas border that is managed and maintained by local taxpayer dollars is nonetheless closed during the federal government shutdown. Adolph Thomae Jr. County Park was closed this week because it sits on federal land. But the park is...
GALVESTON, Texas (AP) - A camera that washed up on the shores of Galveston after traveling 1,144 miles over nine months is helping a team of scientists prove theories about the path seaweed takes through the Atlantic. Texas A&M scientist Capt. Robert Webster hopes the camera...
BRYAN, Texas (AP) - A hardware store that had served the Bryan-College Station area for more than a century is closing its doors for the last time. Parker-Astin Hardware in downtown Bryan started as the sort of place where a credit account could be opened with a handshake. Its...
A newspaper analysis shows that two Texas border counties singled out for traffic checkpoints have lower crash rates than other big areas where state authorities didn't setup disputed roadblocks. The Texas Department of Public Safety announced this weekend it was ending the...
WASHINGTON (AP) - Congressional Republicans say the partial government shutdown won't end until President Barack Obama agrees to negotiate with them. Texas Sen. John Cornyn tells CBS that Obama "needs to do is to roll up his sleeves." Obama has said he won't discuss changes in...