The federal government has sold more than 400,000 acres in the western Gulf of Mexico off the Texas coast for oil and gas exploration and development.
Lance Armstrong's former charity made the largest investment in its history Tuesday by giving $50 million to the University of Texas.
Police say a man was fatally shot after following another man home in a road rage incident in Houston.
Schools are trying to lure fans with their next-generations stadiums in an era where good seats are not enough.
It took agents two days to pluck the 11,500 plants from the soil in South Texas.
A report from the organization that produces the ACT college entrance exam says about 40 percent of Texas' graduating class this year took the test.