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HOUSTON (AP) - A Rice University professor's sleuthing is credited with helping the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam authenticate a long-lost Vincent Van Gogh painting that spent years in a Norwegian attic. Don H. Johnson is a Rice professor emeritus of electrical and computer...
HOUSTON (AP) - Retail gasoline prices across Texas have fallen by a nickel this week as demand weakens with the passing of the summer driving season. AAA Texas on Thursday reported the average unleaded price at the pump dropped to $3.36 per gallon. The price is 30 cents less...
DALLAS (AP) - Former President George W. Bush says the creation of new technologies to generate and use energy raises the issue of how to best harness it for the "common good in a reasonable way." Bush made brief remarks Thursday afternoon at a daylong conference his Dallas...
SPRING, Texas (AP) - Metal detectors will remain in use for the rest of the school year at a suburban Houston school where a student was fatally stabbed last week. A statement from the Spring school district Wednesday also says clear backpacks have been handed out to students as...
GALVESTON, Texas (AP) - Southeast Texans are to mark the five-year anniversary of when Hurricane Ike made landfall just outside of Galveston, becoming the costliest natural disaster in Texas history. Galveston and other cities and counties hit hard by Ike say their communities...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - A group of journalists gathered in Fort Worth to recall covering President John F. Kennedy's fateful trip to Texas in 1963. The program "Fort Worth Remembers JFK" took place on the Texas Christian University campus Wednesday evening. It also featured...
DALLAS (AP) - Newly released arrest affidavits for Dallas crime-watch volunteer accused of raping four women provide details on the attacks. According to the affidavits released Wednesday afternoon, the suspect grabbed the women late at night and forced them to perform oral sex...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A Mexican national has received a 3-year prison sentence for his part in an immigrant-smuggling run that ended in a South Texas stock pond, drowning three men. A federal judge in San Antonio sentenced Jose Abram Lopez-Lozano on Wednesday. The 25-year-old...
BALTIMORE (AP) - Texas Gov. Rick Perry is launching ads against Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley. WTOP said Wednesday the ads are set to begin airing in the D.C. region this week. Perry, a Republican, urges Maryland businesses to move to Texas, if they are tired of Maryland taxes...