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Nation Jan 18Texas synagogue hostage-taker had stayed in area homeless shelters prior to attack
The CEO of a Dallas facility that provides services to homeless people said 44-year-old Malik Faisal Akram, who was a British citizen, spent the night of Jan. 2 there.
Nation Jan 17After 10-hour hostage ordeal, Texas synagogue receives outpouring of support
The tight-knit congregation at a Texas synagogue where four people were held hostage by an armed captor during a 10-hour standoff over the weekend traces its roots back to a gathering organized over 20 years ago by a handful of…
Arts Nov 08Astroworld concert victims in weekend tragedy identified
Authorities have released the names of the eight people who died at a Houston music festival over the weekend.
Politics Oct 07Abortions resume in some Texas clinics after judge halts law
Abortions quickly resumed in some Texas clinics Thursday after a federal judge halted the most restrictive abortion law in the U.S., but doctors across the state did not rush to resume normal operations with the court battle far from over.
Nation Oct 06Student taken into custody hours after Texas school shooting
Police in Texas have arrested a student suspected of opening fire during a fight at his Dallas-area high school, leaving four people injured.
Nation Sep 20Former attorneys sue Texas doctor who defied state’s abortion ban to force court review
Former attorneys in Arkansas and Illinois filed lawsuits Monday against Dr. Alan Braid, who in a weekend Washington Post opinion column became the first Texas abortion provider to publicly reveal he violated the law that took effect on Sept. 1.
World Aug 25AP EXPLAINER: What’s happening with Afghanistan evacuations?
While the pace has picked up in recent days, it's still a chaotic scramble as people seek to escape. Afghans trying to reach the airport face a gauntlet of danger, and there are far more who want to leave than…
Arts Mar 26Pulitzer Prize-winning author Larry McMurtry dies at 84
McMurtry penned books and screenplays during a career that spanned over half a century, often depicting the American West. He won the 1986 Pulitzer Prize for "Lonesome Dove," the tale of a cattle drive during the 1870s.
Nation Feb 11At least 5 killed in massive crash on icy Texas interstate
At least five people were killed and dozens injured Thursday in a massive crash involving 75 to 100 vehicles on an icy Texas interstate, police said, as a winter storm dropped freezing rain, sleet and snow on parts of the…
Nation Dec 31Firearms instructor took out gunman at Texas church service
A single shot from Jack Wilson quickly ended the attack that killed two people at the West Freeway Church of Christ in the Fort Worth-area town of White Settlement.