Clinton’s presidential campaign raises profile with TV ads
wacotrib.com / Mon, 03 Aug 2015 02:29:01 -0500
WASHINGTON (AP) — Facing increased competition from within her own party, Hillary Rodham Clinton is spending $2 million airing the first television ads of her presidential race in the early voting sta
US teen Ledecky improves her own world record in 1,500 free
wacotrib.com / Mon, 03 Aug 2015 04:08:22 -0500
KAZAN, Russia (AP) — American teenager Katie Ledecky has improved her own world record in the 1,500-meter freestyle at the swimming world championships.
Analysis: US-Turkey deal on Syria a big gamble
wacotrib.com / Mon, 03 Aug 2015 02:13:59 -0500
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan are both taking a big gamble as they agree to work together against the Islamic State group militants in Syria.
Democrats happy with Obama outreach as they weigh Iran deal
wacotrib.com / Mon, 03 Aug 2015 02:21:46 -0500
WASHINGTON (AP) — Determined to secure support for the Iran nuclear deal, President Barack Obama is making inroads with a tough constituency — his fellow Democrats in Congress.
IOC ready to act if Olympic medals affected by doping
wacotrib.com / Mon, 03 Aug 2015 02:09:05 -0500
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The IOC will take action against any Olympic athletes if they are found guilty of the latest doping allegations rocking the sport of track and field, IOC President Thomas
5 things to know about the fight over Planned Parenthood
wacotrib.com / Mon, 03 Aug 2015 02:25:45 -0500
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans will likely lose Monday's Senate showdown over halting federal aid to Planned Parenthood. Yet the political offensive by abortion foes has just started, prompted by a bat
County to enhance employee health care plan
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Mon, 03 Aug 2015 03:15:00 -0500
The county to increase its monthly contribution from $750 to $825 per employee, or $9,900 a year, County Judge Mike Bradford said.
Manhunt continues for suspect in officer’s fatal shooting
wacotrib.com / Mon, 03 Aug 2015 03:25:31 -0500
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A manhunt was underway Monday for a suspect in the fatal shooting of a Memphis police officer during a drug deal.
Activists: Syria warplane crashes, killing and wounding many
wacotrib.com / Mon, 03 Aug 2015 03:34:36 -0500
BEIRUT (AP) — Air raids and the subsequent crash of a Syrian warplane in a residential area in the northwestern town of Ariha on Monday killed and wounded dozens of people, two activist groups said.
AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Asia
wacotrib.com / Mon, 03 Aug 2015 01:28:05 -0500
Beijing was awarded the 2022 Winter Olympics, beating the Kazakh city of Almaty 44-40 in a surprisingly close vote to take the games back to the city that hosted the 2008 Summer Olympics. The Chinese
Comments on Temple variance request
tdtnews.com / Mon, 03 Aug 2015 04:00:00 -0500
Regarding the Temple “Board denies variance request,” page 1B, June 20: I believe this above referenced article to be somewhat incomplete for your Telegram readers. I would surmise, the denied varianc
Pro-Bush super PAC received $1M from Florida power company
wacotrib.com / Mon, 03 Aug 2015 02:33:55 -0500
WASHINGTON (AP) — The largest Florida corporate donor to a super political action committee backing former Gov. Jeb Bush's presidential run is NextEra Energy Inc., the company that owns electric utili
Woman convicted for trying to hire man to kill her son’s dad
wacotrib.com / Mon, 03 Aug 2015 03:03:12 -0500
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — A College Station woman has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for trying to hire an undercover officer to kill her 7-year-old son's father.