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A federal judge has ordered the assets of a South Texas company that recruits foreigners seeking U.S. visas in exchange for $500,000 job-creating investments be frozen at the request of the Securities and Exchange Commission. The order Monday effectively halted the operations of...
HOUSTON (AP) - Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst and three fellow Republicans running for lieutenant governor kept things largely civil during their first debate. Indeed, the four often struggled to find key issues on which they disagreed during the Tuesday night debate in Houston...
DALLAS (AP) - Jurors hear a second day of testimony in Dallas as they wait for Mark Cuban to take the stand in his insider-trading trial. Testimony continues Wednesday, a day after attorneys laid out their cases for the federal jury. A government lawyer pointed to Cuban's will...
GRAPEVINE, Texas (AP) - The Texas attorney general says the state has reached a settlement in its challenge to the proposed merger of American Airlines and US Airways. Attorney General Greg Abbott had led Texas into the lawsuit with the U.S. Justice Department and five other...
AMARILLO, Texas (AP) - Stanley Marsh 3, an eccentric millionaire artist who faces criminal charges alleging he sexually abused six teenagers, has been sued by two men accusing him of molesting them as teens. The separate suits filed in Potter County contend Marsh is a serial...
LAREDO, Texas (AP) - A lawyer says eight of the 34 people who presented themselves to immigration officials at the Texas-Mexico border without legal documents on Monday have been released from custody. Attorney David Bennion says that seven, including four minors and three...
FORT BLISS, Texas (AP) - After nearly 60 years of having a presence in the West Texas desert, the German Air Force has deactivated its USA/Canada Command. Tuesday's deactivation is the first step toward the Germans closing its command center at Fort Bliss by 2017. The move is...
Getting covered under President Barack Obama's health care law might take you more than one sitting. In a media preview, it felt like a cross between doing your taxes and making an important purchase that requires research. "Nothing like this has ever existed before," said...
Two former West Texas school district trustees have been sentenced to federal prison for their role in a public corruption scheme set to steer the district's medical insurance contracts to a vendor. Charles Garcia had pleaded guilty last year to mail fraud, while Raymundo...