French historian detained, nearly deported from Houston airport
houstonchronicle.com / Sun, 26 Feb 2017 16:26:49 UT
Henry Rousso is one of France's most preeminent scholars and public intellectuals. Last week, as the historian attempted to enter the United States to attend an academic symposium, he was detained for more than 10 hours -- for no clear reason.
On Wednesday, Rousso landed from Paris at Houston's George Bush International Airport after an 11-hour flight, en route to Texas A&M University in College Station.
AP Exclusive: Ex-congregants reveal years of ungodly abuse
oaoa.com / Mon, 27 Feb 2017 00:27:22 -0600
SPINDALE, N.C. (AP) — From all over the world, they flocked to this tiny town in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, lured by promises of inner peace and eternal life. What many found instead:
New anti-IS strategy may mean deeper US involvement in Syria
oaoa.com / Mon, 27 Feb 2017 02:17:40 -0600
WASHINGTON (AP) — A new military strategy to meet President Donald Trump's demand to "obliterate" the Islamic State group is likely to deepen U.S. military involvement in Syria, possibly with more gro
GOP tax plans could eliminate popular tax breaks
wacotrib.com / Mon, 27 Feb 2017 02:31:46 -0600
WASHINGTON (AP) — When Republicans say they want to lower taxes and get rid of loopholes to make up the lost revenue, they're talking about eliminating some very popular tax breaks enjoyed by millions
Health care, Supreme Court on agenda as Congress returns
wacotrib.com / Mon, 27 Feb 2017 02:30:27 -0600
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress returns to Washington this week to confront dramatic decisions on health care and the Supreme Court that may help determine the course of Donald Trump's presidency.
The Latest: ‘Moonlight’ wins best picture Academy Award
oaoa.com / Sun, 26 Feb 2017 23:44:59 -0600
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the 89th Academy Awards (all times local):
Winning numbers drawn in ‘Roadrunner Cash’ game
wacotrib.com / Sun, 26 Feb 2017 22:58:08 -0600
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Sunday evening's drawing of the New Mexico Lottery's "Roadrunner Cash" game were:
Seoul says North Korea executes 5 senior security officials
wacotrib.com / Mon, 27 Feb 2017 03:49:28 -0600
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea executed five senior security officials with anti-aircraft guns because they made false reports that "enraged" leader Kim Jong Un, South Korea's spy agency said M
‘Moonlight’ wins best picture after Oscars announce wrong winner
wacotrib.com / Sun, 26 Feb 2017 23:13:27 -0600
LOS ANGELES (AP) — 'Moonlight' wins best picture after Oscars announce wrong winner.
Griffin scores 43, Clippers hold off Hornets 124-121 in OT
wacotrib.com / Mon, 27 Feb 2017 01:15:43 -0600
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Since returning from knee surgery last month, a healthy Blake Griffin has been on quite a tear.
Emma Stone wins best-actress Oscar for ‘La La Land’
wacotrib.com / Mon, 27 Feb 2017 00:08:05 -0600
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Emma Stone sang and danced her way to a best-actress Oscar for "La La Land," elevating the once struggling actress with roots in community theater to the heights of Hollywood.
Houston woman arrested after 2-year-old found licking bong
houstonchronicle.com / Sun, 26 Feb 2017 20:10:21 UT
Teliscia Davis, 24, was arrested for felony endangering a child after the Friday incident.
Family of 8 displaced after overnight apartment fire
houstonchronicle.com / Sun, 26 Feb 2017 17:21:33 UT
"Everything is gone. I don't have nothing," a mother of six told reporters on scene.
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