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A Texas House candidate has been accused of plagiarizing Barack Obama's famed 2004 keynote speech at the Democratic National Convention. Stefani Carter A video prepared by the Lone Star Project, a group that assists Democratic Party causes in Texas, shows District 102 Republican...
Vowing to "make BP pay," President Barack Obama accused the oil giant of "recklessness" in his first address to the nation from the Oval Office Tuesday night, eight weeks to the day after the catastrophic oil spill began destroying waterways, wildlife and a prized Gulf Coast way...
They gathered by the campfire, joined hands and sang Kumbayah on Tuesday. All 10 that were left, at least. The five Big 12 schools who once were halfway out the door, headed for California or Birmingham. And the five who embarrassingly fell to their knees, handed over their...
An off-duty Bexar County sheriff's deputy shot a teenager in the back of the neck when the teen and two other suspected burglars barreled toward the deputy in a car when fleeing a far North Side apartment complex early Monday. Deputy Juan Guillen, 35, fired more than a dozen...
H.D. Brittain's job is to catch cattle rustlers – and he's gotten busier in a sour economy. So much so, he says, because some rustlers are stealing just to pay their mortgages. "Some of these people are out-of-work cowboys," said Brittain, one of 29 special rangers for the Texas...
Larry Randall was one of thousands of Texas drivers in accidents last year that weren’t their fault. But unlike many, the Richardson engineer’s problems were just beginning after the collision. The driver who sideswiped his 2006 Chrysler Sebring and forced him off the road in...
BP pledged Monday to speed up efforts to collect more oil from its gushing Macondo well as Washington continued to turn up the heat on the British oil giant and the company's board met to consider options for paying for the widening disaster. Under a new plan, which BP had been...
Police cited NFL quarterback Vince Young in the assault of a man who disrespected the University of Texas Longhorns inside a northwest Dallas strip club early Sunday morning. Surveillance video shows the former University of Texas star and Club Onyx employee Creiton Kinchen, 45...
Texas A&M has grown starry-eyed for the Southeastern Conference, an Aggies insider said Sunday, and A&M considers its overall athletic endeavors grander than the death of a conference rivalry game on Thanksgiving. A&M’s board of regents likely will meet late this...