In addition to pencils, paper and other classroom essentials, vaccinations should be included on every back-to-school checklist.
In addition to pencils, paper and other classroom essentials, vaccinations should be included on every back-to-school checklist.
HOUSTON — The public is invited to see a giant crane lift the space shuttle replica Independence to its permanent home atop Space Center Houston’s historic shuttle carrier aircraft on Aug. 14.
Fishing reports, actually the lack thereof, continue to reflect inshore fishing not to be at the levels it should be for this time of year.
The road to a state high school football championship again will end in Arlington.
People all across the Americas are going to be watching how poor women and children are treated when they reach the Texas border.
Legislation passed in the 1950 to keep out displaced Eastern Europeans prompted Republican President Dwight D. Eisenhower to say, “We should take reasonable steps to help these people to the extent that we share the obligation of the free world.”
Seventh-generation Texan Lisa Fain adapted well to her new home in New York City.
TEXAS CITY — Juxtaposing vivid floral paintings with intricate black-and-white drawings and translucent glass with dark brocade, the latest exhibit in the College of the Mainland Art Gallery exclusively features art created by students in the COM Senior Adult Program.
DENVER (AP) — A federal judge in Denver declared Colorado's gay marriage ban unconstitutional Wednesday, but he temporarily put the ruling on hold to give the state until next month to seek an appeal.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's economic growth has hit its lowest level in three quarters.
THE WOODLANDS, Texas (AP) — Qualifying medalists Sam Horsfield and Sean Crocker won their opening matches Wednesday in the U.S. Junior Amateur at The Club at Carlton Woods.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — There's still no verdict as jurors try to decide whether a decorated military sniper libeled former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura in his best-selling memoir.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Laurie Dishman told senators through tears Wednesday that she was choked and raped on a Royal Caribbean cruise by one of the line's employees, using her experience to shed light on the dangers that passengers might face on cruises.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Sen. Ted Cruz on Wednesday questioned whether President Barack Obama used a federal agency to impose an economic boycott on Israel after the Federal Aviation Administration banned U.S. airline flights to Tel Aviv because of safety concerns amid fighting between Israel and Hamas.
IRVING, Texas (AP) — The chairman of the NCAA's infractions committee says a number of factors could be the cause for the lack of activity by the group that prompted Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby to call the enforcement program "broken."
TOCOA, Honduras (AP) — Elsa Ramirez already had lost two brothers to violence in this remote Caribbean region when co-workers handling clandestine cocaine flights from South America murdered her husband four months ago.
HONOLULU (AP) — Federal wildlife officials recently proposed strict nationwide limits on importing and shipping boa constrictors and four other snake species in an effort to prevent them from being introduced into the wild.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Houston Astros have placed outfielder George Springer on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right quadriceps and recalled utility man Marc Krauss from Triple-A Oklahoma City.
WASHINGTON (AP) — At an impasse on immigration, House Republicans and Senate Democrats advanced competing proposals Wednesday for dealing with tens of thousands of young migrants showing up at the southern border. Each side quickly ruled the other's approach unacceptable, leaving any solution unclear with Congress' annual August recess looming.
IRVING, Texas (AP) — Conference USA commissioner Britton Banowsky knows at least one thing won't change with autonomy for the five power conferences to make their own bylaws.
NEW YORK (AP) — AT&T Inc. on Wednesday posted lower net income for the latest quarter due to cheaper cellphone plans it introduced as a response to aggressive pricing from smaller competitor T-Mobile US.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — San Antonio Stars veteran Becky Hammon announced Wednesday she will retire after the season, her 16th in the WNBA.
McALLEN, Texas (AP) — When Texas Gov. Rick Perry announced the deployment of up to 1,000 armed National Guard troops to the Mexican border he was speaking to voters in Iowa as much as Texas.
WASHINGTON (AP) — NASA doesn't have enough money to get its new, $12 billion rocket system off the ground by the end of 2017 as planned, federal auditors say.
NEW YORK (AP) — Brooklyn Roasting Co. has a booming business based on helping people thousands of miles away.
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Police have made an arrest in the death of a man whose body was found at a West Texas law office by officers checking a report of an after-hours disturbance.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration warned doctors Wednesday not to use compounded drugs from a Texas specialty pharmacy due to potential risks of contamination.
NORTH RICHLAND HILLS, Texas (AP) — North Texas police say they've charged a man in the death of his granddaughter for leaving the child in a hot vehicle for eight hours after forgetting to take her to day care.
DALLAS (AP) — A North Texas jury on Wednesday sentenced a woman to life in prison for the 2011 starvation death of her 10-year-old stepson.
NEW YORK (AP) — Movie theaters around the U.S. will show live English soccer games on their big screens on Saturday mornings.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas will need an extra year to unveil a new teacher evaluation system that's required as the state seeks relief from some curriculum standards mandated by No Child Left Behind.
HOUSTON (AP) — State medical regulators have filed additional complaints against a Houston doctor whose cancer treatments have incurred heavy criticism from health administrators and fellow physicians.
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker John Boehner is calling on President Barack Obama to declare his support for changing U.S. law to speed removals of migrant kids arriving here from Central America.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Texas state department says a company hired to make specialty license plates has hit its required $25 million revenue goal a few months early.
BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A South Texas woman who says she used bingo winnings to buy five assault rifles has been convicted of lying on the purchase records.
NEW YORK (AP) — Dallas Mavericks point guard Raymond Felton pleaded guilty Wednesday in a New York gun case, taking a plea deal that involved admitting a felony but spares him jail.
HOUSTON (AP) — Houston police are trying to identify a woman whose body was found at an abandoned warehouse.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Texas conservation board will next week decide how to distribute millions of dollars from a brush-clearing program that aims to boost water supplies in the drought-stricken state.
FALFURRIAS, Texas (AP) — The state will not pursue criminal charges against a South Texas funeral home that buried unidentified immigrants in trash bags and shopping bags in mass graves.
DALLAS (AP) — The Dallas Mavericks have voided the contract of Rashard Lewis because the free agent forward needs surgery on his right knee.
LA JOYA, Texas (AP) — South Texas authorities say a man suspected of shooting two police officers was found dead outside a home following an exchange of gunfire.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A Texan has been diagnosed with measles after attending a softball tournament in Kansas where health officials later warned of possible exposure to the virus.
SAN ANGELO, Texas (AP) — A West Texas man has avoided a possible death sentence after accepting a plea deal in the fatal shooting of his estranged wife and her brother.
TYLER, Texas (AP) — An East Texas family's dog that ran away seven years ago has been found in Tacoma, Washington, and returned thanks to a microchip implanted in the pooch.
DENTON, Texas (AP) — Investigators say two dozen suspects have been arrested in a North Texas human trafficking sting related to sex and juveniles.
BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) — Prosecutors say the leader of a Texas-based drug ring that supplied at least eight other states has been sentenced to nearly 23 years in federal prison.
HOUSTON (AP) — A suspect in a San Antonio slaying in which the victim's body was stuffed in the trunk of a car has been captured in Houston.
McALLEN, Texas (AP) — South Texas police are searching for a person of interest in connection with a man found dead in a burning truck.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — All that walkoff magic followed by whipped cream-pie celebrations the Oakland Athletics have enjoyed in recent years turned the Astros' way this time.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Athletics hit balls hard all night that stayed inside the fences, so imagine their surprise when Houston connected when it counted.
NEW YORK (AP) — The Texas Rangers started a rusty rookie who hadn't worked in three weeks. They ended the game with a guy on the mound who threw 99 pitches two days ago and then a bullpen Tuesday afternoon.
NEW YORK (AP) — Chase Headley hustled to New York, eager to help his new team right away. That's exactly what he did — about 4 1/2 hours after pulling on his pinstripes.
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PERRYTON, Texas (AP) — Police say three adults and one toddler have died in a Texas Panhandle car wreck.
NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas (AP) — A Central Texas jury has delivered a nearly $30 million verdict against the Lower Colorado River Authority.
LA JOYA, Texas (AP) — A man suspected of shooting two South Texas police officers during an hours-long standoff Tuesday night is "presumed dead" after officers raided the house he had barricaded inside and exchanged gunfire with him, authorities said.
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DALLAS (AP) — Robert Newhouse, who played running back for the Dallas Cowboys for 12 seasons and went to three Super Bowls, has died. He was 64.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Cisco running back Mason Reed scored on a 3-yard run with 11 minutes left to play as the North beat the South, 13-7, in the Texas High School Coaches Association All-Star football game.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The San Antonio Stars couldn't stop Odyssey Sims or Skylar Diggins, but it was acceptable because they knew the Tulsa Shock had no answer for Danielle Robinson in the lane.
DALLAS (AP) — Robert Newhouse, who played running back for the Dallas Cowboys for 11 years and went to three Super Bowls, has died. He was 64.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Kayla McBride scored 23 points and the San Antonio Stars overcame career-highs by Odyssey Sims and Skylar Diggins to beat the Tulsa Shock 95-93 on Tuesday night.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — An attorney for Jesse Ventura asked a federal jury Tuesday to award the former Minnesota governor millions of dollars in damages for what he claimed is a lie in a memoir by the late military sniper Chris Kyle.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats prepared Tuesday to whack $1 billion from President Barack Obama's emergency spending request for the border, while leaving out policy changes Republicans have demanded as their price for agreeing to any money. The developments pointed to a hardening stalemate over the crisis in South Texas with lawmakers preparing to leave Washington for their annual summer recess at the end of next week.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas high school football championship games are returning to the $1.2 billion home of the Dallas Cowboys.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The parent company of Gatehouse Media LLC on Tuesday announced an agreement to buy The Providence Journal and related print and digital assets from A.H. Belo Corp. for $46 million cash.
NEW YORK (AP) — Texas Rangers catcher Geovany Soto was placed on the 15-day disabled list Tuesday with a strained right groin, less than a week after he returned from right knee surgery.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — An investigation that found syringes were being reused at a West Virginia pain management clinic — whose operator had his medical license revoked in Texas — was triggered after a patient developed bacterial meningitis, a health official said Tuesday.
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