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Straus re-elected House speaker over Tea Party challenger

Straus re-elected House speaker over Tea Party challenger

With the backing of 85 percent of the Texas House, San Antonio Republican Joe Straus o
TX soldier who recently traveled to West Africa dies, Ebola tests being conducted

TX soldier who recently traveled to West Africa dies, Ebola tests being conducted

Fort Hood officials are working with the Killeen, Texas, police department on the death of a Fort Hood Soldier who recently returned from West Africa.
Texas representative apologizes for tweet comparing Obama to Hitler

Texas representative apologizes for tweet comparing Obama to Hitler

Texas Republican Rep. Randy Weber issued an apology Tuesday for his tweet Monday night comparing President Barack Obama and Adolf Hitler.

Mexican consulate to issue birth certificates for citizens living in U.S.

The Consulate in Brownsville is expected to see more people starting this month as they're preparing to offer a new service.
20 years later: Key moments from the O.J. Simpson trial

20 years later: Key moments from the O.J. Simpson trial

 (CNN) -- It was called the trial of the century and the first true reality show.
Cruel coincidence snuffs Cowboys season

Cruel coincidence snuffs Cowboys season

Fourth quarter and the Dallas Cowboys were driving, pursuing their destiny, trying to put 19 years of playoff frustrations in their rear-view mirror.
Ex-Texans coach staying in Baltimore

Ex-Texans coach staying in Baltimore

Another head-coaching job isn’t an immediate priority for Gary Kubiak. The former Texans head coach said Sunday night he will be staying in Baltimore as the Ravens’ offensive coordinator.
J.J. Watt on All-NFL Team

J.J. Watt on All-NFL Team

Texans defensive end J.J. Watt was voted to the All-NFL Team in voting by the Professional Football Writers of America. Watt made the All-NFL Team for the third consecutive year.
Lowdown on College Football Playoff National Championship game

Lowdown on College Football Playoff National Championship game

No. 2 Oregon will square off against No. 4 Ohio State for the national championship on Monday night. But this isn't like any other college football national title game from years' past.
Larry 'The Dr.Pepper Guy' predicts the College Football Playoff Championship

Larry 'The Dr.Pepper Guy' predicts the College Football Playoff Championship

Ice cold Dr. Pepper doesn't hold a candle to the cool feel of Victory. "She's cool to the touch... and magnanimous."
COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYOFF: Once a duck, always a duck

COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYOFF: Once a duck, always a duck

The Duck Dynasty guys have nothing on this man! He has an unconventional way of showing his school colors.
Carlisle: Rondo has helped Mavericks in so many ways

Carlisle: Rondo has helped Mavericks in so many ways

 It’s been 11 games since the Dallas Mavericks acquired point guard Rajon Rondo in a blockbuster trade with the Boston Celtics.
Packers knock Cowboys out of the playoffs

Packers knock Cowboys out of the playoffs

 Ailing quarterback Aaron Rodgers threw three touchdowns and a late call reversal secured a fourth-down stop as the Green Bay Packers beat the Dallas Cowboys 26-21 in the NFC Divisional playoffs Sunday at Lambeau field.
Man in custody following standoff with police at Houston area hospital

Man in custody following standoff with police at Houston area hospital

  A man who barricaded himself inside a Houston hospital is in police custody. The Harris County Sheriff's Office says the man surrendered peacefully and did not have a weapon.
Camel tramples 2 people to death in Texas

Camel tramples 2 people to death in Texas

A camel trampled two people to death over the weekend at a farm in Texas, authorities said.