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Tuesday, Dec 4, 2018 at 07:12 PM CST

'Texas 7' Inmate Executed for Officer's Killing

'Texas 7' Inmate Executed for Officer's Killing

A member of the notorious "Texas 7" gang of escaped prisoners has been executed for the fatal shooting of a suburban Dallas police officer during a Christmas Eve robbery nearly 18 years ago.

Tuesday, Dec 4, 2018 at 02:10 PM CST

George H.W. Bush's Service Dog Sully Visits His Casket in Capitol

George H.W. Bush's Service Dog Sully Visits His Casket in Capitol

George H.W. Bush's service dog, Sully, made a last visit with the former president Tuesday, joining others paying respect to Bush as he lies in state in the Capitol Rotunda. Sully was already well-known as...

Tuesday, Dec 4, 2018 at 06:56 AM CST

Nonprofit Honors Pres. George H.W. Bush With Colorful Socks

Nonprofit Honors Pres. George H.W. Bush With Colorful Socks

In honor of President George H.W. Bush, one of Houston's service organizations is paying tribute to him in a fun and fitting way — collecting colorful socks.

Monday, Dec 3, 2018 at 10:31 PM CST

Star-Studded Memorial for 41st President in Houston

Star-Studded Memorial for 41st President in Houston

Hundreds gathered in downtown Houston to honor to life of President George H.W. Bush.

Monday, Dec 3, 2018 at 07:27 PM CST

Bush Was Political Patriarch to Enduring American Dynasty

Bush Was Political Patriarch to Enduring American Dynasty

One of the nation's dominant political dynasties, the Bushes, was defined by a summer home in Kennebunkport, Maine, and a West Texas oil patch that created a mix of Yale blue-blood and back-country cowboy,...

Monday, Dec 3, 2018 at 05:36 PM CST

Abbott Proclaims Wednesday a Day of Mourning

Abbott Proclaims Wednesday a Day of Mourning

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott proclaimed Dec. 5, as an official Day of Mourning in Texas in honor of former President George H.W. Bush.

Monday, Dec 3, 2018 at 05:27 PM CST

At Capitol, Bush Saluted as 'Gentle Soul,' 'Great Man'

At Capitol, Bush Saluted as 'Gentle Soul,' 'Great Man'

The nation's capital embraced George H.W. Bush in death Monday with solemn ceremony and tributes to his service and decency, as the remains of the 41st president took their place in the Capitol rotunda for three...

Monday, Dec 3, 2018 at 02:03 PM CST

DNC Chair Takes Final Tour of 2020 Convention Finalists

DNC Chair Takes Final Tour of 2020 Convention Finalists

Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez is beginning a final tour of potential 2020 convention cities as he tries to give his party its best shot at toppling President Donald Trump.

Tuesday, Dec 4, 2018 at 02:42 AM CST

Panic at 'Christmas Vacation' Display at Texas House

Panic at 'Christmas Vacation' Display at Texas House

A holiday display meant to re-create a scene from "National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation" looked a little too real and caused a veteran to spring into action.

Monday, Dec 3, 2018 at 11:36 AM CST

Maj. Gen. Tracy Norris Named Adjutant General of Texas

Maj. Gen. Tracy Norris Named Adjutant General of Texas

An Iraq War veteran with more than 30 years of military service has been named the first female Adjutant General of Texas.

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