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Texas Gov. Rick Perry announced Monday, July 21, that he will deploy up to 1,000 National Guard troops to the Texas-Mexico border, where tens of thousands of unaccompanied minors from Central America have crossed into the United States this year.
Texas Adjutant General John Nichols said the troops will help deter illicit traffic while U.S. Border Patrol agents deal with a record spike of unaccompanied minors entering the country.
Gov. Rick Perry today set Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014, as the special election date to fill the Texas State Senate District 28 seat, vacated by Sen. Robert Duncan, who has left to serve as chancellor of the Texas Tech University System.
Gaza was heavily bombarded through night and morning with several mosques also targeted.
WAS INSIDE EITHER HOME SO GOOD NEWS ON THAT FRONT. ABSOLUTELY. TEXAS WILL DEPLOY UP TO 1,000 NATIONAL GUARD TROOPS TO THE MEXICAN BORDER.
Following Texas Gov. Rick Perry's authorization to deploy 1,000 National Guardsman to the Mexican border, many residents of the Lone Star state are wondering what took so long.
A federal appeals court has denied the state of Arizona in its latest attempt to challenge the postponement of an inmate's execution, prompting state officials to say they will take the case to the U.S. Supreme... A federal appeals court ruled Monday that Arizona cannot execute a death row inmate without providing detailed information about the ... (more)
Forecasters say calmer winds and cooler temperatures are headed for a fire-scorched region of Washington state, conditions that could help firefighters in their battle against wildfires that have charred hundreds... Calmer winds and cooler temperatures were allowing firefighters to go on the offensive Monday against a destructive wildfire that has ... (more)
Texas Gov. Rick Perry plans to deploy as many as 1,000 National Guard troops to South Texas to bolster security along the Mexico border, a local lawmaker confirmed Monday.
The final indignity: Horror as bodies of MH17 crash victims are lined up on side of dirt track, tossed into dumpster trucks and carted off to morgue train after being left in 85F heat for three days Defiant Putin warns the West not to use MH17 tragedy for 'selfish political ends', as Ukraine accuses Russia of spiriting away shrapnel-hit bodies to ... (more)
Authorities say the roof of a privately run East Texas prison collapsed, temporarily trapping dozens of inmates and sending 19 injured prisoners to hospitals.
Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard, D-Calif., told the Post that while Democrats were aware of the urgent problem, they feared that speaking out about the problem too much would make it too politically difficult for Congress to pass an immigration overhaul.
With control of the Legislature hanging in the balance, the cost of the battle for Texas Senate District 10 in North Texas is soaring, and likely to get a lot more expensive.
Even with clearing skies Saturday afternoon, temps will only manage to reach the 80's in most places.
If Andy Warhol is right and everyone gets 15 minutes of fame, then Austin's Daniel Webb is using his to bring national attention to an important issue: LGBTQ rights.
Ukraine officials are accusing Russia of helping separatists of destroy any evidence at the crash site of a Malaysia Airlines plane that was shot down on the Russia-Ukraine border.
Updated: Wed Jul 23, 2014 01:35 am
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