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California governor takes dig at Texas guard plan

| |Monday, Jul. 28, 2014

California Gov. Jerry Brown took a not-so-subtle dig at Texas' decision to deploy National Guard troops to the border, saying Monday that he expects it to be a short-lived measure and that "wiser minds will prevail."

National Medal of Arts awarded to Houston favorite

|Monday, Jul. 28, 2014

James Turrell, whose art works have become a familiar part of Houston's visual arts scene, has received the 2013 National Medal of Arts.

Jurors deliberate in killing of police officer

|Monday, Jul. 28, 2014

Jurors have begun deliberating between death by lethal injection and life imprisonment without parole in the slaying of a Houston-area police officer and an auto body shop owner.

Annoying minor floods are increasing on US coasts

| |Monday, Jul. 28, 2014

Along much of America's coasts, the type of flooding that is more annoying than dangerous has jumped more than fivefold in the last 50 years, the federal government reported Monday.

Officials: Little risk of Ebola outbreak in US

| |Monday, Jul. 28, 2014

U.S. health officials are monitoring the Ebola outbreak in Africa but say the risk of the deadly germ spreading to the United States is remote.

Analysis: Clinton impeachment shadows GOP lawsuit

| |Monday, Jul. 28, 2014

The last time Republicans unleashed impeachment proceedings against a Democratic president, they lost five House seats in an election they seemed primed to win handily.

Texas doctor's family under 21-day fever watch

|Monday, Jul. 28, 2014

State health officials say the family of an American doctor infected with the Ebola virus is under a 21-day fever watch, but it's believed they had no contact with anyone with the deadly disease.

Obama mulls large-scale move on immigration

| |Monday, Jul. 28, 2014

Even as they grapple with an immigration crisis at the border, White House officials are making plans to act before November's mid-term elections to grant work permits to potentially millions of immigrants who are in this country illegally, allowing them to stay in the United States without threat of deportation, according to advocates and lawmakers in touch with the administration.

FAA proposes to fine Southwest Airlines $12M

| |Monday, Jul. 28, 2014

The Federal Aviation Administration said Monday it is proposing a $12 million civil fine against Southwest Airlines for failing to comply with safety regulations related to repairs on Boeing 737 jetliners.

Texas official arrested on tampering charge

|Monday, Jul. 28, 2014

A former supervisor for Texas Child Protective Services is accused of tampering with evidence as police investigated the 2012 starvation death of a 22-month-old girl, a police official said Monday.