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A spokesman for the Delaware Department of Justice says Beau Biden, that state's attorney general, has been hospitalized after becoming weak and disoriented after a drive for a family vacation. Agency spokesman Jason Miller said late Monday that Biden, the son of Vice President...
A state judge has appointed a San Antonio attorney to act as a special prosecutor to investigate an ethics complaint against Gov. Rick Perry. District Judge Robert Richardson announced Monday that Mike McCrum would look into a complaint filed by Texans for Public Justice against...
The California Republican Party says Texas Gov. Rick Perry will headline its fall convention in Anaheim. The GOP made the announcement Monday. Perry's office confirmed his attendance at the event from Oct. 4-6. The party said Perry was invited for Texas' history of job creation...
Prosecutors are close to resting their case against an Army psychiatrist accused of killing 13 people and wounding more than 30 others in a Fort Hood rampage. Maj. Nidal Hasan might begin presenting his defense as soon as Tuesday. The big question is whether Hasan will testify...
Dallas County commissioners are considering voting to join the federal voting rights challenge to the state's new voter ID law. That law requires voters to present photo identification to vote in person. The Justice Department sued the state of Texas in federal court in...
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz says he will renounce his Canadian citizenship. The Texas Republican and tea party favorite announced his plans in a statement Monday night. The move comes in the wake of a report by The Dallas Morning News that Cruz holds dual U.S. and Canadian citizenship...
HOUSTON (AP) - Macy's landmark downtown Houston store is planned to be reduced to rubble next month. The 10-story Main Street retail fixture closed in March 66 years after it opened as the Foley's department store. Andy Skabowski is operations manager for the Metropolitan...
DALLAS (AP) - A slow trip by a massive steam locomotive dubbed "Big Boy" to its new home has been delayed by a high volume of traffic along the rail lines it's using. Officials say the original plan called for the former Union Pacific Railroad locomotive to begin its trip Sunday...
HOUSTON (AP) - Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is scheduled to make a major announcement regarding the Affordable Care Act in Houston. Sebelius is returning to Texas on Monday for a second time this month to promote the national health care overhaul...