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Remote-control warriors play big role in conflicts

| |Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014

They inflict a lot of damage, but the greatest combat hazard faced by drone pilots is the sugary drinks they swill to stay awake.

Keystone vote tackles questions already answered

| |Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014

Many in the oil industry say the Keystone XL pipeline has already been bypassed by history.

Amid criticism, Texas fails to OK new textbooks

| |Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014

The Texas Board of Education couldn't muster the votes late Tuesday to grant preliminary approval for new history and social studies textbooks for classrooms across the nation's second-largest state, failing to act amid stinging criticism of the proposed books from both the right and left.

Killer in Pennsylvania claims he murdered women in Texas

| |Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014

Former Burleson resident Charles Hicks was sentenced to death for murdering and dismembering a woman in Pennsylvania.

Texas “ideal market” for high-speed rail

| |Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014

The nation’s top federal railroad official is unabashedly enthusiastic about the prospect of building a high-speed rail line in Texas.

Buffalo area hit with epic snow _ with more coming

| |Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014

Homeowners opened their front doors to find themselves sealed in by sheer walls of white. Shovelers turned walkways into head-high canyons. A woman gave birth in a firehouse after the snow prevented her from reaching the hospital.

Six Flags settles suit in Arlington roller-coaster death

| |Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014

Relatives of Rosa Esparza, 52, who fell from the Texas Giant in July 2013, are pleased with the settlement, attorneys say. Terms were not disclosed.

Man sues Colleyville bariatric clinic over amputations

| |Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014

The 32-year-old man says he went in for a gastric sleeve but his aorta was severed and physicians didn’t realize the mistake.

Rising tides for SEC, Ohio State threaten Big 12 playoff hopes

| |Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014

Alabama seizes top spot, TCU falls to No. 5, Baylor passed by Ohio State.

Three former Cowboys selected Hall of Fame semifinalists

| |Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014

Safety Darren Woodson makes the list for the first time along with Jimmy Johnson and Charles Haley.