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Saturday, Jun 16, 2018 at 11:28 PM CDT

Congressman: Youth Shelter Reflects Flawed Immigration Plan

Congressman: Youth Shelter Reflects Flawed Immigration Plan

Migrant children separated from their parents at the border between the United States and Mexico were brought to an encampment at the Tornillo Port of Entry Friday. The U.S. government plans on harboring an...

Thursday, Jun 14, 2018 at 10:54 PM CDT

Ex-US Navy Man Sentenced for Taking Classified Information

Ex-US Navy Man Sentenced for Taking Classified Information

A former member of the U.S. Navy has been sentenced to prison for illegally keeping classified national defense information, including that of some U.S. nuclear operations.

Thursday, Jun 14, 2018 at 10:51 PM CDT

Oklahoma Base Fixing Some of Air Force's Grounded Bombers

Oklahoma Base Fixing Some of Air Force's Grounded Bombers

Part of the U.S. Air Force's recently grounded bomber fleet is currently undergoing maintenance at Oklahoma's Tinker Air Force Base.

Thursday, Jun 14, 2018 at 10:46 PM CDT

George Strait Part of Hurricane Harvey Recovery Campaign

George Strait Part of Hurricane Harvey Recovery Campaign

Country star George Strait is leading a new tourism campaign for a South Texas community that was hard-hit by Hurricane Harvey.

Thursday, Jun 14, 2018 at 10:42 PM CDT

US to Open Temporary Shelter in Texas for Immigrant Children

US to Open Temporary Shelter in Texas for Immigrant Children

The U.S. government will open a temporary shelter for unaccompanied immigrant children in far west Texas, as existing facilities for children reach capacity under the Trump administration's "zero tolerance"...

Thursday, Jun 14, 2018 at 04:19 PM CDT

Texas A&M Criticized For Handling of Sex Assault Claims

Texas A&M Criticized For Handling of Sex Assault Claims

Texas A&M University is facing criticism for being too lenient in its handling of sexual assault allegations. A female student last week accused the school via Twitter of not doing enough to punish her...

Thursday, Jun 14, 2018 at 04:49 PM CDT

Houston Police Officer Replaces Ill Man's Stolen Groceries

Houston Police Officer Replaces Ill Man's Stolen Groceries

An off-duty Houston police officer has paid to replace groceries stolen from an ill man after he collapsed in a parking lot just after buying the items.

Thursday, Jun 14, 2018 at 04:00 PM CDT

Texas Abortion Clinics Suing to Undo Old Laws After 2016 Win

Texas Abortion Clinics Suing to Undo Old Laws After 2016 Win

Texas abortion providers are suing to undo decades-old regulations on doctors and clinics that they say deserve a second look after a landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling in 2016.

Thursday, Jun 14, 2018 at 03:36 PM CDT

Texas Dogs Recovering After Porcupine Encounter

Texas Dogs Recovering After Porcupine Encounter

A Texas woman's dogs are recovering after receiving a face-full of quills during an encounter with a porcupine.  

Thursday, Jun 14, 2018 at 01:29 PM CDT

Country Star George Strait Part of Harvey Recovery Campaign

Country Star George Strait Part of Harvey Recovery Campaign

Country star George Strait leads a new tourism campaign for Hurricane Harvey-damaged Rockport and Fulton nearly 10 months after the storm devastated the area he sometimes calls home.

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