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Friday, October 17, 2014 - 11:31am

Statewide News

Texas women seeking abortions may look to their doctors

When federal appellate judges ruled last week that the state could enforce strict new abortion restrictions while a legal challenge winds its way through the courts, Texas was left with just eight abortion clinics authorized to perform the proc

Feds withholding $75M over hospital funding question

The federal agency that oversees Medicaid is reviewing arrangements between private Texas hospitals and local government entities to ensure they did not violate a rule that allowed the state to draw down federal dollars to cover health care for

3-year-old dies in hot car

Police in Phoenix, Arizona say prosecutors will weigh any potential charges in the death of a 3-year-old boy brought on by heatstroke from being left in a car at a church parking lot.

Man pushing giant testicle across U.S. for cancer

A 31-year old man is raising awareness for testicular cancer in the ballsiest of ways.

Cruz: Amend U.S. Constitution to Preserve Marriage Bans

Hours after the U.S. Supreme Court paved the way for same-sex marriage bans to be lifted in five states, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz called Monday for amending the U.S. Constitution to prevent either the federal government or the U.S.

Abortion Providers Ask U.S. Supreme Court to Review Decision

After a federal appeals court ruled that the state could temporarily enforce new requirements for abortion facilities, Texas abortion providers are looking to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Student interest in fixed-rate tuition varies

This fall semester, for the first time, all public universities in Texas were required to offer incoming students the option of a payment plan that fixed their tuition at a particular rate for four years, alleviating the uncertainty of variable

Cowboys defeat the Texans in OT, 20-17

The Houston Texans scored ten points in the final 2:27 of regulation to tie the Dallas Cowboys, but lost on an overtime field goal, 20-17, to drop to 3-2 on the season, while the Cowboys improve to 4-1, their best mark at this point of the seas

Small towns wrestle with lengths they'll go for water

 

Analysis: An acid test for a teflon governor

    Rick Perry’s protective cloak of incumbency is starting to fray.

New Mexico road sings to drivers

Drivers on a certain stretch of Route 66 in New Mexico are singing its praises. That's because the road itself is now singing right back. Yes. A road that sings.

Frustrated woman quarantined with sheets, towels soiled by Ebola patient

 The sweat-stained sheets of Thomas Eric Duncan, the first person diagnosed with Ebola in the United States, still on her bed, a woman quarantined

Obama Administration breaks own deportation record

The Obama administration in 2013 deported a record-breaking 438,421 people, including about 315,000 Mexican nationals, according to government statistics released Wednesday.

Court: Texas can enforce strict abortion rules for now

*Editor's note: This story has been updated throughout. 

Court: Texas can enforce strict abortion rules for now

As it hears arguments in an appeal of a federal judge’s recent decision overturning new requirements for Texas abortion facilities, a three-judge panel of the U.S.