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Texas man admits setting 1986 fire, killing 2 boys

| |Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

A Texas man admitted Tuesday to setting a backyard fire that killed his two young stepsons a quarter-century ago, bringing a surprising end to a long fight over whether faulty fire science had wrongfully imprisoned him.

Texas names 2 units to treat future Ebola patients

| |Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

Texas, which saw the first case of Ebola diagnosed in the U.S. and two more since then, has designated two containment facilities in Galveston and a Dallas suburb to treat any future patients.

Recent editorials from Texas newspapers

|Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

Galveston County Daily News. Oct. 18, 2014.

Bees sting 20 students at Fort Worth-area school

|Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

At least 20 sixth-graders at a North Texas school have been treated for bee stings in an attack during an outdoor physical education class.

Ebola causing spike in demand for hospital gear

| |Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

Manufacturers and distributors of impermeable gowns and full-body suits meant to protect medical workers from Ebola are scrambling to keep up with a surge of new orders from U.S. hospitals, with at least one doubling its staff and still facing a weekslong backlog. Many hospitals say they already have the proper equipment in place but are ordering more supplies to prepare for a possible new case of Ebola.

Teen accused in killings incompetent for trial

|Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

A North Texas judge has determined a teenager accused of fatally shooting his mother and 15-year-old sister is incompetent to stand trial.

San Antonio top choice by Texas Highways readers

|Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

Readers of Texas Highways magazine have chosen San Antonio as their favorite destination in a countdown of the top 40 places to visit statewide.

Ex-Pasadena teacher charged with sex with student

|Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

A former Houston-area biology and cheerleading instructor who allegedly provided a nude photo of herself to a student has been accused of having sex with him.

Ebola: Why virus kills some, other people survive

| |Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

People who shared an apartment with the country's first Ebola patient are emerging from quarantine healthy. And while Thomas Eric Duncan died and two U.S. nurses were infected caring for him, there are successes, too: A nurse infected in Spain has recovered, as have four American aid workers infected in West Africa. Even there, not everyone dies.

Fort Worth man, 3 others get prison over slaying

|Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

A North Texas man, his girlfriend and a father and son have been sentenced to prison over the 2012 slaying of an acquaintance during an argument.