Texas

Grass Fire
Oleg Yermolov | Dreamstime.com
April 17, 2018 - 5:08 am
Wildfires that have killed two people in western Oklahoma are nearing conditions not seen in at least a decade because of the mixture of high temperatures, low humidity and heavy winds, the National Weather Service said Monday.
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 R. Lee Ermey
Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images
April 16, 2018 - 6:32 am
R. Lee Ermey, a former Marine who made a career in Hollywood playing hard-nosed military men like Gunnery Sgt. Hartman in Stanley Kubrick's "Full Metal Jacket," has died.
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Texas state capital building in cloudy day, Austin. Architecture, congress.
Kan1234 | Dreamstime.com
April 13, 2018 - 3:48 pm
The Texas Board of Education has approved creating statewide academic standards for a Mexican-American studies high school course, but Republicans insisted on calling it “ethnic studies” over the tearful objections of a Democratic member.
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