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Democrats unveil billionaires’ tax aimed to help fund Biden’s economic plan

WASHINGTON -- Pushing past skeptics, Senate Democrats on Wednesday unveiled a new billionaires' tax proposal, an entirely new entry in the tax code designed to help pay for President...

Why Doesn’t Texas Execute People Anymore?

It’s official: for the second straight year, Texas will execute a grand total of three people. That became certain on October 20, when a Medina County district court rescheduled...

Analysis: Maps bolster Republicans in the Texas Senate, especially the top one

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Authorities to present findings in ‘Rust’ movie-set shooting

SANTA FE, N.M. – Investigators plan to discuss their initial findings Wednesday in the fatal movie-set shooting in which Alec Baldwin fired a prop gun, killing a cinematographer and...

2 men wanted in robbery, assault at Northwest Side apartment complex

SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio police are searching for two men who officers say are connected to a robbery and assault at a UTSA-area apartment complex.Investigators said the two...

Davis, Westbrook lead Lakers by Spurs minus James, 125-121

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Anthony Davis had 35 points and 17 rebounds, Russell Westbrook added 33 points and 10 rebounds, and the Los Angeles Lakers rallied without LeBron James...

Clamorous students participate in government — by suing it

Students in Rhode Island are asking a federal appeals court to affirm that all public school students have a constitutional right to a civics education, saying that they aren't...

Lake Placid being evaluated due to unresponsive spill gate

GUADALUPE COUNTY, Texas – The Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority (GBRA) is investigating a failed spill gate at Lake Placid after it failed to operate on the heels of the recent...

Mother, boyfriend arrested in connection with 8-year-old’s decomposing body, abandoned brothers

HARRIS COUNTY, Texas (KTRK) -- The mother of 3 children, who were found living alone with the corpse of their dead brother, and her boyfriend were arrested Tuesday evening...

What’s Louie Gohmert up to Now?

The political history of Texas been shaped by colorful, headline-grabbing politicians. From Sam Houston to Lyndon Johnson to Ann Richards to Rick Perry, the characters who’ve achieved high office...

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Elementary school in New Britain dismissed early due to power outage

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (WTNH) — Students at an elementary school in New Britain were dismissed early on Wednesday due to a power outage.According to...

U.S. issues its first passport with an

The United States has issued its first passport with an "X" gender designation — a milestone in the recognition of the rights of people...

WORLD SERIES: Braves win Game 1 in Houston, lose Morton to injury

By RONALD BLUM | The Associated PressHOUSTON — Charlie Morton spun a curveball past Jose Altuve for a called third strike, his 16th pitch after...