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People wait in line to enter the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals to sit in overflow rooms to hear arguments in New Orleans, Tuesday, July 9, 2019. The appeals court will hear arguments today on whether Congress effectively invalidated former President Barack Obama's entire signature health care law when it zeroed out the tax imposed on those who chose not to buy insurance. A Texas judge in December ruled it was invalid, setting off an appeal by states who support the law. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
July 09, 2019 - 7:02 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — With health insurance availability, cost and coverage on the line for millions of Americans, a federal appeals court seemed inclined Tuesday to rule that the core provision of President Barack Obama's signature health care law is unconstitutional. Two Republican-appointed judges...
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Steven Pickering
July 09, 2019 - 5:40 pm
The University of Texas will offer free tuition to thousands more undergraduate students next year. The UT System Board of Regents has approved a plan to create a $160 million endowment for the tuition plan. Students whose families make less than $65,000 per year will be eligible.
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July 09, 2019 - 11:41 am
MCALLEN, Texas (AP) — MCALLEN, Texas (AP) —In a story July 5 about drawings made by migrant children depicting their time in Border Patrol custody, The Associated Press spelled incorrectly the name and misstated the title of the American Academy of Pediatrics' incoming president Dr. Sara Goza. It...
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Attorney General William Barr speaks to reporters after a tour of a federal prison Monday, July 8, 2019, in Edgefield, S.C. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
July 08, 2019 - 11:27 pm
EDGEFIELD, S.C. (AP) — Attorney General William Barr said Monday he sees a way to legally require 2020 census respondents to declare whether or not they are citizens, despite a Supreme Court ruling that forbade asking the question. In an interview with The Associated Press, Barr said the Trump...
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Chris Fox
July 08, 2019 - 8:23 pm
AUSTIN (1080 KRLD) - New research at The University of Texas at Austin shows that injecting air and carbon dioxide into methane ice deposits buried beneath the Gulf of Mexico could unlock vast natural gas energy resources while helping fight climate change by trapping the carbon dioxide underground...
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August Heat
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Chris Sommer
July 08, 2019 - 5:11 pm
DALLAS (1080 KRLD) - Even if the mercury has yet to reach 100 degrees this summer, we still are dealing with the type of heat that can be dangerous and even deadly. The Dallas-Fort Worth area is included in a heat advisory that goes into effect at 1 p.m. Tuesday. The National Weather Service is...
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