Obama moves to protect 1.8 million acres of Calif. desert
oaoa.com / Fri, 12 Feb 2016 02:39:58 -0600
LOS ANGELES (AP) — President Barack Obama is granting national monument status to nearly 1.8 million acres of scenic Southern California desert, a move the White House says will maintain in perpetuity
3 schools with names tied to Confederacy to be renamed
oaoa.com / Fri, 12 Feb 2016 01:16:59 -0600
HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Independent School District Board of Education has voted to begin the process of renaming three schools named after men tied to the Confederacy.
Ohio police kill man they say injured 4 with machete
oaoa.com / Thu, 11 Feb 2016 23:29:49 -0600
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Police shot and killed a man who stormed into a central Ohio restaurant wielding a machete and randomly attacking people as they sat unsuspectingly at their dinner tables, author
Gadsden schools to shut down for Pope’s visit
elpasotimes.com / Thu, 11 Feb 2016 18:26:32 -0500
LAS CRUCES - All schools in the Gadsden ISD will cancel classes at all district campuses for the Pope's visit.
Titans of Mavericks surf contest takes place Friday
oaoa.com / Fri, 12 Feb 2016 00:49:04 -0600
HALF MOON BAY, Calif. (AP) — A surfing competition touted as one of the most hazardous sporting events in the world takes place Friday.
South Sudan president appoints rebel leader his deputy
oaoa.com / Fri, 12 Feb 2016 01:51:07 -0600
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — South Sudan's president has appointed his rival, rebel leader Riek Machar, as first vice president in a possible government of national unity, a presidential spokesman said Frid
The Latest: Eurozone economy expected to have grown 0.3 pct
oaoa.com / Fri, 12 Feb 2016 03:34:07 -0600
LONDON (AP) — The latest on the turmoil afflicting global financial markets (all times local):
Scholarships available for Austin colleges
elpasotimes.com / Thu, 11 Feb 2016 18:54:31 -0500
A group is offering two scholarships to El Paso students who plan to attend Austin-area post-secondary schools.
Punch, counterpunch: GOP hopefuls bare knuckles in Carolina
oaoa.com / Thu, 11 Feb 2016 23:03:12 -0600
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Jeb Bush says he was better at real estate than Donald Trump, and the former Florida governor is even embracing the "establishment" label.
Preparations for pope’s visit almost complete
elpasotimes.com / Thu, 11 Feb 2016 22:37:46 -0500
Final preparations for Pope Francis' visit are moving forward, on schedule and under control, officials said.
Flint crisis may help governor ease GOP doubt on Detroit aid
oaoa.com / Fri, 12 Feb 2016 01:56:36 -0600
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Rick Snyder's standing as one of the GOP's most accomplished governors has taken a beating in the crisis over lead-contaminated water in Flint, Michigan. Democrats, especially th
Police ID people killed in I-10 accident
elpasotimes.com / Fri, 12 Feb 2016 00:31:50 -0500
Las Cruces bishop to travel with pope in Mexico
elpasotimes.com / Thu, 11 Feb 2016 21:46:31 -0500
LAS CRUCES - Bishop Oscar Cantú of the Las Cruces Catholic Diocese will be one of two U.S. bishops that will accompany Pope Francis during his visit in Mexico.
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