World

Family of jailed oil exec asks for Venezuelan leader’s mercy

The family of an oil executive convicted and ordered to prison in Venezuela alongside five others is appealing directly to President Nicolás Maduro for mercy.
November 27, 2020, 6:06 PM

Texas

Coronavirus continues to strain Texas hospitals

The surging coronavirus continued to strain hospitals in Texas Friday, as some hard-hit parts of the state remained under curfews aimed at stemming the spread of COVID-19 over the holiday weekend.
November 27, 2020, 3:17 PM

World

Mexico extends northern border tax breaks to southern border

Mexico’s president has announced he will extend tax breaks for communities on the northern border for another year, and broaden them to cover the southern border as well.
November 27, 2020, 2:59 PM

Texas

Pumping aims to boost Pecos River amid drought losses

Managers are pumping water from state reservoirs into the Pecos River in southeastern New Mexico to account for drought losses.
November 27, 2020, 10:28 AM

Nation & World

Venezuela judge convicts 6 American oil execs, orders prison

Six American oil executives held for three years in Venezuela have been found guilty of corruption charges and immediately sentenced to prison.
November 26, 2020, 9:45 PM

National

San Antonio police kill man in trailer park fire, shootout

San Antonio police say officers shot and killed a man who fired on officers and set his trailer on fire.

Texas

San Antonio area issues curfew for Thanksgiving, weekend

Officials in the San Antonio area have imposed a curfew through the Thanksgiving holiday weekend in an effort to limit the spread of the new coronavirus, which continues to surge across Texas.
November 26, 2020, 3:01 PM

National

US will appeal order barring expulsions of migrant children

The U.S. government has appealed a judge’s order barring the expulsions of immigrant children who crossed the border alone, a policy enacted during the coronavirus pandemic to deny the children asylum protections.
November 26, 2020, 10:30 AM

Texas

Prosecutors: Trafficking leader sentenced to 15 years

A man who prosecutors say led an operation that trafficked drugs through North Carolina has been sentenced to 15 years in prison.
November 26, 2020, 7:57 AM

Texas

Texas Panhandle mayor battling cancer says she has COVID-19

A Texas Panhandle mayor who’s battling cancer and whose city is dealing with a surge in coronavirus cases has announced she and her husband have tested positive for COVID-19.
November 25, 2020, 5:12 PM

National

Delta won’t furlough pilots; job cuts possible at Southwest

Pilots at Delta Air Lines have accepted concessions on pay in exchange for protection against furloughs through next year.
November 25, 2020, 2:40 PM

National

Tornado causes damage, injuries in Dallas-area city

The National Weather Service says a survey team has found that damage in the Texas city of Arlington was caused by a tornado that struck Tuesday night.
November 25, 2020, 1:31 PM

National

US temporarily closes detention facility at Texas border

The U.S. Border Patrol is temporarily closing a converted warehouse used to detain immigrants in South Texas for renovation.
November 25, 2020, 12:31 PM

Texas

Suspect in fatal shooting of Detroit girl arrested in Dallas

A 22-year-old Michigan man has been arrested in Dallas in connection with the fatal shooting of 7-year-old girl in Detroit.
November 25, 2020, 12:17 PM

National

Police: Texas State defensive back shot dead in drug deal

Officials say Texas State defensive back Khambrail Winters has been fatally shot and two men have been arrested and charged in the killing.
November 25, 2020, 12:17 PM

Texas

John Getty, grandson of tycoon J. Paul Getty, dies at age 52

John Getty, a grandson of the late oil tycoon J.
November 25, 2020, 11:19 AM

Texas

El Paso County to put in place curfew to help stop virus

The top elected official for El Paso County, Texas, is announcing a new curfew to help combat the spread of the coronavirus, which is overrunning the area’s hospitals and funeral homes.
November 24, 2020, 7:31 PM

National

Man pleads guilty in plot to attack White House, Trump Tower

Federal authorities say a South Carolina man has pleaded guilty to a terror charge for plotting to bomb or shoot up sites including the White House and Trump Tower in New York City in attacks inspired by the Islamic State group.
November 24, 2020, 6:07 PM

National

Left for dead, twice, RadioShack gets another shot online

RadioShack, a fixture at the mall for decades, has been pulled from brink of death, again.
November 24, 2020, 4:44 PM

National

Can you repeat that? Hearing trouble more obvious with masks

Hearing specialists across the U.S. are seeing an uptick in visits from people who only realized how much they relied on lip reading and facial expressions when people started wearing masks.
November 24, 2020, 3:31 PM

National

US agrees for now to stop deporting women who alleged abuse

The U.S. government has agreed temporarily not to deport detained immigrant women who have alleged being abused by a rural Georgia gynecologist.
November 24, 2020, 12:31 PM

National

Court: Texas, Louisiana can end Planned Parenthood funding

A federal appeals court has ruled that Texas and Louisiana can cut off Medicaid funding to Planned Parenthood clinics.
November 23, 2020, 8:07 PM