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Ventura’s defamation suit against Kyle’s estate begins

| |Wednesday, Jul. 09, 2014

Tara Kyle of Midlothian, widow of Chris Kyle, the slain author of American Sniper, is the first witness in a defamation suit filed by Jesse Ventura in federal court in St. Paul, Minn.

Fear of flying: FAA rule-making scares modelers

| |Tuesday, Jul. 08, 2014

Hobbyists say a new interpretation of FAA regulations intended to crack down on operators of new drones goes too far.

Interior secretary comes to Fort Worth to advocate for parks

| |Tuesday, Jul. 08, 2014

Mayor Betsy Price is leading an effort to get the Land and Water Conservation Fund reauthorized.

Arlington mayor ‘stunned’ at GOP choice of Cleveland

| Tuesday, Jul. 08, 2014

Arlington Mayor Robert Cluck says he is “stunned and disappointed” that a Republican National Committee panel chose Cleveland over Dallas as the site of the 2016 GOP Convention.

Four riders injured when coaster hits tree branch at Six Flags park in California

|Tuesday, Jul. 08, 2014

Riders had to be rescued one by one after the Ninja roller coaster at Six Flags Magic Mountain was left dangling from the track after hitting a tree branch on Monday.

Perry blasts Obama over border security

|Tuesday, Jul. 08, 2014

Texas Gov. Rick Perry accused the Obama administration Sunday of inaction on the flood of illegal immigrant children at the U.S.-Mexico border.

Obama imposes requirement on states to ensure all kids have quality teachers

| |Monday, Jul. 07, 2014

White House says it’s another instance in which the president has to take legal action on its own because Congress can’t get the job done.

Ordinary Internet users caught in NSA web

| |Saturday, Jul. 05, 2014

The intercepted messages, provided by Edward Snowden, include discoveries of considerable intelligence value — as well as collateral harm to privacy on a scale that the Obama administration has not been willing to address.

Anti-fracking victory by 2 N.Y. towns has broad implications

| |Thursday, Jul. 03, 2014

A New York appeals court ruling in favor of two towns’ restrictions on fracking is a “victory for local control,” a town board member says. The natural gas industry condemns the decision.

Supreme Court says some businesses can ignore birth control mandate

| |Tuesday, Jul. 01, 2014

In an ideological split that undercuts the 2010 health care law, a narrowly divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that certain business owners can reject on religious grounds the law’s mandate to provide employees with birth control coverage.