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A U.S. flag mural on a new West Texas school resolves a dispute over whether the building should blend in with the desert. Two artists on Tuesday continued the red, white and blue effort at the Congressman Silvestre & Carolina Reyes Elementary School in El Paso. Martin Zubia...
The Food and Drug Administration is banning imports of some fresh cilantro from Puebla, Mexico, after a government investigation found human feces and toilet paper in growing fields there. The FDA announced the partial ban Monday after cilantro imported from the state of Puebla...
The Boy Scouts of America on Monday ended its blanket ban on gay adult leaders while allowing church-sponsored Scout units to maintain the exclusion for religious reasons. The new policy, aimed at easing a controversy that has embroiled the Boy Scouts for years, takes effect...
With more than four months remaining in the 2015 hurricane season, the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding residents to review their emergency plans and stay prepared for the potential threat of hurricanes or tropical storms. Hurricane season began June 1 and...
Authorities say a 4-year-old boy drowned at Houston-area water park during an outing with his family. The Liberty County Sheriff's Office says the accident happened late Saturday afternoon at Nine Mile Ranch in Dayton. The boy's parents were unable to locate the child and began...
The Texas county where a black woman died in jail after a traffic stop by a white state trooper has a long history of racial strife. Sandra Bland's death ignited long-simmering passions in Waller County, about 50 miles northwest of Houston. The county seat of Hempstead was once...
The Texas county where a black woman died in jail after a traffic stop by a white state trooper has a long history of racial strife. Sandra Bland's death ignited long-simmering passions in Waller County, about 50 miles northwest of Houston. The county seat of Hempstead was once...
The average price of gasoline has dropped a penny over the past two weeks to $2.82 a gallon. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg said Sunday that the current average sits 76 cents below the year-ago price. The cheapest price recorded in the continental United States was $2.33 a...
A gag order in a criminal case arising from a shootout at a biker gathering in Waco is unconstitutional, overly broad and should be lifted, attorneys for 16 media organizations argued in a brief filed Friday with a Texas appeals court. The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the...