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Police arrest 1 of 2 in Austin mass shooting that wounded 14

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Police have arrested one suspect and are searching for another after a mass shooting on a crowded downtown Austin street...

Wife of drug kingpin ‘El Chapo’ pleads guilty to US charges

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The wife of Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman pleaded guilty Thursday to charges in the U.S. and admitted that...

State bar investigating Texas attorney general

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By JAKE BLEIBERG Associated Press DALLAS (AP) — The Texas bar association is investigating whether state Attorney General Ken Paxton's failed efforts to overturn the...

US threatens legal action against Texas on shelter closures

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By ADRIANA GOMEZ LICON Associated Press The Biden administration threatened Monday to pursue legal action if Texas Gov. Greg Abbott doesn't rescind his order shutting...

Texas universities got more state funding this year, but they’re still hoping for more

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By Kate McGee, The Texas Tribune Texas’ public university officials and higher education leaders said they are breathing a sigh of relief after state lawmakers...

Texas mayor resigns after arrest for solicitation of a minor

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ATHENS, Texas (AP) — An East Texas mayor has resigned after being arrested for online solicitation of a minor. Athens Mayor James Montgomery resigned on...

Mexico to use US vaccine doses at border

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MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican officials said Friday they will use 1 million U.S. doses of the Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine to inoculate...

US intel report on UFOs: No evidence of aliens, but. …

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Whatever or whoever they are, they're still out there. U.S. intelligence is after them, but its upcoming report won't deliver any...

Texas GOP’s Allen West resigns after combative run as chair

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By PAUL J. WEBER Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas GOP Chairman Allen West said Friday he is stepping down after a short but...

Abbott could be upsetting balance of powers with threat to veto lawmaker’s pay

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By James Barragán | The Texas Tribune Fresh off the defeat of two of his legislative priorities on Sunday night when Democrats abandoned the Texas...