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Fence-jumper makes it into the White House

| |Friday, Sep. 19, 2014

A man jumped over the fence of the White House on Friday and made it through the front door before officers managed to apprehend him, the Secret Service said. President Barack Obama had departed the White House just minutes earlier.

Ex-student sues SMU over 2012 sexual assault

|Friday, Sep. 19, 2014

A former Southern Methodist University student has filed suit against the university, alleging that it created "a hostile, dangerous environment" for him immediately after he reported that he had been sexually assaulted.

Few fireworks in first Texas governor's debate

| |Friday, Sep. 19, 2014

Democrat Wendy Davis came out swinging against Republican Greg Abbott over classroom dollars and women in the first debate of the Texas governor's race Friday night, but uncomfortably skirted whether she supported President Barack Obama.

Reveille VIII, queen of Aggie land, retiring

| |Friday, Sep. 19, 2014

After seven years of service as the Texas A&M University mascot, Reveille VIII will retire at the end of the spring semester.

Bad weather delays SpaceX launch with 3-D printer

| |Friday, Sep. 19, 2014

Rainy weather has forced SpaceX to delay its latest supply run to the International Space Station.

Nearly $200M in losses for Dallas pension fund

|Friday, Sep. 19, 2014

Bad real estate investments, including a luxury resort and vineyard in California, have cost the retirement fund for Dallas police officers and firefighters almost $200 million, according to a report by the fund's staffers and a consultant.

JetBlue probe to examine object that fell from sky

|Friday, Sep. 19, 2014

The investigation into an engine failure that forced the emergency landing of a JetBlue airliner departing California will include examination of a metal panel that a woman says fell from the sky at the time.

Missing Travis County deputy's body found

|Friday, Sep. 19, 2014

The Travis County sheriff says dive teams have recovered the body of a deputy whose patrol car was swept away by floodwaters as she checked roadways during heavy rains this week.

Texas governor's debate: Things to Watch

| |Friday, Sep. 19, 2014

For the first time in nearly a decade, Texas voters will be able to watch a debate between the state's gubernatorial candidates.

Texas backs off idea of booze sales at gun shows

| |Friday, Sep. 19, 2014

After hundreds of negative responses, Texas officials appear to be backing off a plan to allow alcohol to be sold at some gun shows, which would have come with strict conditions.