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Egypt leader’s office calls military measures coup

The Associated Press July 3, 2013

CAIRO  — A statement on the Egyptian presidental office's Twitter account has quoted Mohammed Morsi as calling military measures "a full coup." The denouncement was posted...

Plans brewing to keep Public Integrity Unit going

The Associated Press July 2, 2013

Travis County commissioners are considering ways to restore funds to the state's Public Integrity Unit that Gov. Rick Perry cut out of the state budget. Commissioners tell the Austin American-Statesman...

Immigration overhaul: Senate passes historic bill

The Associated Press June 27, 2013

WASHINGTON  — With a solemnity reserved for momentous occasions, the Senate passed historic legislation Thursday offering the priceless hope of citizenship to millions of immigrants living...

North Texas couple arrested in deaths of puppies

The Associated Press June 25, 2013

 A Tarrant County couple have been arrested on animal cruelty charges after authorities say three puppies were found dead and burned in a barrel over the weekend. The Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports...

Hundreds protest Texas abortion restrictions

The Associated Press June 24, 2013

More than 800 women's rights protesters crowded into the Texas Capitol on Sunday to watch Democrats try a series of parliamentary maneuvers to stop the Republican majority from passing some of the...


4 workers hurt in Texas A&M construction accident

The Associated Press June 22, 2013

COLLEGE STATION — Four workers have been injured after a building frame collapsed at an $80 million Texas A&M University equestrian complex that's being constructed. The College...

Woman slain in Central Texas, teen suspect caught

The Associated Press June 18, 2013

LA GRANGE — A Central Texas woman has been found slain in a home and a 16-year-old boy allegedly linked to the death has been captured. The Fayette County Sheriff's Office on...

3 sought in North Texas in killing of 12-year-old

The Associated Press June 17, 2013

North Texas authorities are searching for three suspects they say participated in a shooting at a house that left a 12-year-old dead and a sleeping teenager injured. Fort Worth police announced Monday...

Texas Gov. Perry uses radio ads to slam New York

The Associated Press June 12, 2013

Gov. Rick Perry is poking fun at New York ahead of his upcoming trip to convince employers there to move to Texas. In $600,000 worth of radio spots that begin airing Wednesday on nine stations in New...

Texas announces online ‘water source’ drought tool

The Associated Press June 11, 2013

AUSTIN, Texas — Texans still recovering from the devastating 2011 drought have an online tool for information on water supplies and disaster assistance. Texas Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples...

House explosion north of Houston leaves 3 hurt

The Associated Press June 11, 2013

DOBBIN, Texas  — A house explosion near a Houston-area town has left at least three people hurt and the residence demolished. Emergency personnel from Montgomery County on Tuesday morning...

Austin-bound plane lands in Phoenix following unspecified threat

The Associated Press June 10, 2013

PHOENIX  — No explosives were found on a Southwest Airlines plane that was diverted to Phoenix with 143 passengers on board, authorities said. The FBI said Monday that an afternoon flight...

M.D. Anderson doctor charged with poisoning her lover

The Associated Press June 10, 2013

HOUSTON — Prosecutors have charged a Houston oncologist with spiking her lover and coworker's coffee with a sweet-tasting chemical used in antifreeze and medical research, causing serious health...

Is Big Data turning government into ‘Big Brother?’

The Associated Press June 7, 2013

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — With every phone call they make and every Web excursion they take, people are leaving a digital trail of revealing data that can be tracked by profit-seeking companies and terrorist-hunting...

After blast, West fights to keep its residents

The Associated Press June 6, 2013

WEST — John Crowder stood on the gray concrete slab where his house once was, pointing out one spot after another. There was the garage where an overflow of guests would eat their Christmas...

US collecting huge number of phone records

The Associated Press June 6, 2013

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government has been secretly collecting the telephonerecords of millions of U.S. customers of Verizon under a top secret court order, according to the chairwoman of the...


NBA veteran Jason Collins comes out

The Associated Press and Trey Scott April 29, 2013

NBA veteran Jason Collins disclosed he was gay Monday in a first-person account, published by Sports Illustrated. He has played for six teams in 12 seasons, including this past season with the...

Police officer shot by MIT campus

The Associated Press April 19, 2013

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Authorities say a campus police officer at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has died from injuries in a shooting on the campus outside Boston. Cambridge police...

Gun control proposal rejected by Senate

The Associated Press April 18, 2013

WASHINGTON — Senate scuttled the most far-reaching gun control legislation in two decades Wednesday, rejecting tighter background checks for buyers and a ban on assault weapons as they spurned pleas...

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