Bombs at mosque, restaurant in central Nigerian city kill 44
wacotrib.com / Mon, 06 Jul 2015 02:16:40 -0500
JOS, Nigeria (AP) — Two bombs blamed on the Islamic extremist group Boko Haram exploded at a crowded mosque and an elite Muslim restaurant in Nigeria's central city of Jos, killing 44 people, official
Carli Lloyd becomes Captain America for US women
wacotrib.com / Mon, 06 Jul 2015 02:05:13 -0500
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — For a brief time Sunday night, Carli Lloyd's Wikipedia page listed her position as "President of the United States."
Coast Guard searching for man missing near Texas pier
wacotrib.com / Sun, 05 Jul 2015 15:54:28 -0500
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — U.S. Coast Guard crews and Port Aransas police are searching for a 21-year-old man who was reported missing after wading off a pier.
Touched by tragedy: Survivors and kin recall London bombings
wacotrib.com / Mon, 06 Jul 2015 02:04:47 -0500
LONDON (AP) — To lose your sister. Your son. Your legs.
Demonstrators waive Confederate flags at Houston rally
wacotrib.com / Sun, 05 Jul 2015 14:29:27 -0500
HOUSTON (AP) — About 100 people drove around a mall parking lot in Houston waving Confederate flags, in a Fourth of July show support for the divisive symbol that was one of several such events that h
Clinton unveiling 2016 policy ideas on families, economy
wacotrib.com / Mon, 06 Jul 2015 02:52:11 -0500
WASHINGTON (AP) — Earlier this year, Hillary Rodham Clinton's campaign lost count of its experts.
New Fort Bliss Garrison commander talks balancing act, priorities, what job entails
elpasotimes.com / Sun, 5 Jul 2015 23:45:06 MDT
FORT BLISS >> The name plate on Col. Mike Hester's desk doesn't list a rank, a title or any awards he's earned during a 25-year Army career.
Ted Cruz’s 2016 campaign says its raised more than $14M
wacotrib.com / Sun, 05 Jul 2015 21:04:35 -0500
WASHINGTON (AP) — Ted Cruz's presidential campaign has raised more than $14 million since the Texas senator launched his bid for the Republican presidential nomination just over three months ago, his
Editorial: Our community, our nation deserve more than big talk
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Sun, 05 Jul 2015 22:12:00 -0500
Sometimes, as people, we fall short of the standard that we have set for ourselves.
Spectrum Fitness in Central El Paso offers five-week prep camp for high school athletes
elpasotimes.com / Sun, 5 Jul 2015 16:29:42 MDT
Harper Spier feels that good burn run through her legs as she goes through various plyometric exercises at Spectrum Fitness in Central El Paso.
More than 1 million expected at pope’s Mass in South America
wacotrib.com / Mon, 06 Jul 2015 00:33:58 -0500
QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Pope Francis travels to the Ecuadorean port of Guayaquil on Monday for a Mass expected to draw more than a million people, as Latin America's first pontiff tours his home contine
Social change slow to follow gay marriage
amarillo.com / Mon, 06 Jul 2015 03:29:56 +0000
AUSTIN – Since the U.S. Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage, Texas and a few other states have reminded the nation that social change doesn’t come easy.
The strong opposition to the gay marriage ruling — mainly from Gov. Greg Abbott, Attorney General Ken Paxton and Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick — is reminiscent of the state’s opposition to previous historic rulings.
Dallas shooting kills 21-year-old man
wacotrib.com / Sun, 05 Jul 2015 11:56:23 -0500
DALLAS (AP) — Police are searching for a suspect accused of slaying a 21-year-old man who was shot and killed as he sat in his car in the Pleasant Grove section of Dallas.
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