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Friday, Jul 14, 2017 at 10:47 AM CDT

Mars Mission Astronauts Rehearse Water Landings Off Texas

Mars Mission Astronauts Rehearse Water Landings Off Texas

NASA astronauts training for a possible mission to Mars have been practicing water maneuvers in a mock-up Orion space capsule in the Gulf of Mexico.

Friday, Jul 14, 2017 at 09:48 AM CDT

Last of 9 Suspects to Appear in Court Over US Tourist Death

Last of 9 Suspects to Appear in Court Over US Tourist Death

The last of nine suspects in the beating death of an American tourist outside a bar on the Greek island of Zakynthos will appear Saturday before an investigating judge who will decide whether to order him...

Friday, Jul 14, 2017 at 12:11 PM CDT

Evacuees Return Home After Daylong Cleanup of Pipeline Break

Evacuees Return Home After Daylong Cleanup of Pipeline Break

Crews have collected all of the free-standing crude oil after about 50,000 gallons leaked when a contractor using heavy equipment hit an underground pipeline in Central Texas.

Thursday, Jul 13, 2017 at 08:19 PM CDT

Iraqi Facing Deportation After Aiding Military Takes Refuge

Iraqi Facing Deportation After Aiding Military Takes Refuge

An Iraqi man who fled to the U.S. during the Gulf War and trained tens of thousands of American soldiers is facing deportation orders that could lead to his death in his homeland, his supporters say.

Thursday, Jul 13, 2017 at 03:50 PM CDT

Trump Calls for 700 Miles to 900 Miles of Border Wall

Trump Calls for 700 Miles to 900 Miles of Border Wall

President Donald Trump says the U.S. needs "anywhere from 700 to 900 miles" of see-through wall along the Mexican border.

Friday, Jul 14, 2017 at 10:19 AM CDT

Woman Dies After Being Found in Van at Texas Care Center

Woman Dies After Being Found in Van at Texas Care Center

A disabled woman living at a state care center has died after she was found inside a van at the facility in Brenham.

Thursday, Jul 13, 2017 at 01:06 PM CDT

Oil Pipeline Ruptured in Texas Spills 1,200 Barrels of Crude

Oil Pipeline Ruptured in Texas Spills 1,200 Barrels of Crude

Authorities say nobody has been hurt after a contractor accidentally cut an underground crude oil pipeline in Central Texas and caused about 50,000 gallons to spill.

Thursday, Jul 13, 2017 at 03:08 PM CDT

Lt. Gov. Wants to Tap Lottery Revenue for Teacher Bonuses

Lt. Gov. Wants to Tap Lottery Revenue for Teacher Bonuses

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick wants to spend $700 million annually in Texas lottery revenue on bonuses for veteran teachers.

Thursday, Jul 13, 2017 at 11:32 AM CDT

Delta 2Q Profit Falls, Misses Wall Street Predictions

Delta 2Q Profit Falls, Misses Wall Street Predictions

Shares of Delta Air Lines Inc. dipped on Thursday after the company reported second-quarter profit and revenue below Wall Street expectations.

Thursday, Jul 13, 2017 at 10:55 AM CDT

2 Dead in Tyler Plane Crash

2 Dead in Tyler Plane Crash

Two people have been confirmed dead in a place crash that happened Thursday morning near an airport in Tyler, according to KETK.

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