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Saturday, Sep 24, 2016 at 11:43 PM CDT

Starr: Ex-Baylor Football Coach Briles 'An Honorable Man'

Starr: Ex-Baylor Football Coach Briles 'An Honorable Man'

Ken Starr, the former president and chancellor of Baylor University, is defending former head football coach Art Briles by saying he's "an honorable man who conducted an honorable program."

Sunday, Sep 25, 2016 at 06:57 PM CDT

Officials Reveal Funding Plan for $105M Astrodome Project

Officials Reveal Funding Plan for $105M Astrodome Project

Harris County leaders have announced their financing plan for a $105 million redevelopment of the Houston Astrodome that would include raising the two bottom floors to accommodate about 1,400 parking spaces.

Friday, Sep 23, 2016 at 07:55 PM CDT

Texas Asks Supreme Court to Save Voter ID Law After Election

Texas Asks Supreme Court to Save Voter ID Law After Election

Texas is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to restore its newly weakened voter ID law but not until after the November election.

Friday, Sep 23, 2016 at 06:52 PM CDT

Driver, 14 Students Injured in School Bus Crash Near Houston

Driver, 14 Students Injured in School Bus Crash Near Houston

A school bus carrying about 50 middle and high school students flipped on its side into a ditch beside a rural road near Houston Friday.

Friday, Sep 23, 2016 at 11:55 PM CDT

Sen. Ted Cruz Endorses Donald Trump For President

Sen. Ted Cruz Endorses Donald Trump For President

Sen. Ted Cruz has officially announced he will vote for Donald Trump for president.

Friday, Sep 23, 2016 at 05:04 PM CDT

Lt. Gov. Patrick: Cruz's Trump Support Didn't Come Too Late

Lt. Gov. Patrick: Cruz's Trump Support Didn't Come Too Late

The chairman of Donald Trump's Texas campaign says Ted Cruz decided to vote for the billionaire businessman after a "thoughtful and prayerful process."

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Sword Stolen From Joan of Arc Statue in DC Park

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Police Chase Black Bear Through Alaska City

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