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A new commercial spaceship will wait all week before aiming again for the International Space Station. Orbital Sciences Corp.'s Cygnus capsule was supposed to arrive Sunday. But the rendezvous was aborted because of a discrepancy in navigation data between the two vessels. The...
State Rep. Tryon Lewis says he won't seek re-election to the House District 81 seat representing a large chunk of West Texas. The three-term Odessa Republican chairs the House Committee on Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence and sits on the House Committee on Environmental...
DALLAS - About 30,000 works of art reflecting on love will be displayed throughout Dallas this fall to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. On Saturday, volunteers with the nonprofit art organization 29 Pieces began displaying the...
Gasoline prices have tumbled 8 cents a gallon this week across Texas. AAA Texas on Thursday reported the average price at the pump statewide settled at $3.28 per gallon. That compares to the national average of $3.49 per gallon, which is down 6 cents from last week. The...
Federal health officials are accusing Texas of throwing up more obstacles to the roll out of health care reform in the state. Gov. Rick Perry sent a letter this week to state Insurance Commissioner Julia Rathgeber saying the state must protect Texans by adopting stricter...
A former South Texas street gang member has been put to death for his involvement in the fatal shootings of four women during an ambush 11 years ago. Robert Gene Garza became the 12th prisoner executed this year in Texas, the nation's busiest capital punishment state, when he...
Texas says it will keep using the same drug for its executions but won't say how it will replace its supply that expires this month. Texas Department of Criminal Justice spokesman Jason Clark said in a statement to The Associated Press that it has no immediate plans to switch...
Authorities say a reserve sheriff's deputy shot and killed a man outside a Houston-area pawn shop after the suspect opened fire on the deputy. The Harris County Sheriff's Office says the reserve deputy, identified as Lt. J. Rollins, wasn't hurt in Wednesday night's gunfire...
Houston's police chief says he's accepted a one-day suspension and will take a defensive-driving course after a traffic accident in which he hit a pedestrian while driving into work earlier this month. Chief Charles McClelland said Thursday that the Sept. 4 accident was his...