A federal appeals court on Thursday issued a ruling reinstating most of Texas’ tough new abortion restrictions.
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The United States’ first national monument to a soldier’s best friend, recognizing the sacrifices of dogs in combat, was dedicated by the U.S. military on Monday.
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The ruling comes four months after Wendy Davis, now a candidate for governor, staged a 13-hour filibuster against the restrictions, which were set to take effect tomorrow.
A teenage babysitter was arrested Tuesday and charged in the death of a 5-year-old Texas boy who accidentally shot himself with the babysitter’s gun while she was napping, authorities said.
Wendy Davis burst onto the political scene in pink tennis shoes last June. But as the Democrat announced her campaign for Texas governor on Thursday, she’ll need some pretty rugged hiking boots to climb the uphill political path ahead of her.
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A Texas teenager says that after her adoptive parents gave her away at age 13 to a couple they’d met over the Internet, her new “mom” made an unusual request.
Editor’s Note: Today’s stories are the second installment in a series of online and broadcast reports on adoption by Reuters and NBC News.
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One student was killed and three were injured in a stabbing at a suburban Houston high school Wednesday morning, officials said.
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The children of West, Texas, who had their homes and schools torn apart by a massive fertilizer plant explosion in April, will start classes in two weeks in a cluster of temporary classrooms assembled in this small town ready to get back to the stuff of everyday life.
A woman died Friday at Six Flags Over Texas near Dallas while riding the world’s steepest wooden roller coaster, the park confirmed Friday night.
A call placed to Houston police Friday morning expressing concern that individuals were being held against their will resulted in the discovery of eight people in a house, but it was unclear how long they had been in the home.
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Texas Gov. Rick Perry has signed sweeping new abortion restrictions that sparked weeks of protests at the state Capitol into law.
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Texas legislators overturned a temporary victory by state Democrats and standard bearer Sen. Wendy Davis, passing a bill late Friday that puts new restrictions on abortion procedures.
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Governor Rick Perry – the longest-serving governor in Texas history and a former GOP presidential candidate – will not run for re-election in 2014, he announced Monday.
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Wendy Davis, the Democratic state senator whose epic filibuster thrust her into the national spotlight, says she has not ruled out a challenge to longtime GOP governor Rick Perry.
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Texas is poised to execute its 500th inmate since reinstating the death penalty in 1982, passing a grim milestone in the state that has executed more prisoners than any other state in the country.