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White House Welcomes Court Ruling on Border Wall Spending

WASHINGTON — The White House says construction of the U.S.-Mexico border wall will move forward after a federal appeals court ruling that frees up construction money. The 2-1 ruling on Wednesday halted a federal judge’s ruling in December that had prevented...
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Armed Congregants Kill Gunman Who Shot 2 at Texas Church

WHITE SETTLEMENT, Texas — A gunman who killed two people during a Texas church service was fatally shot within seconds by armed congregants, said state officials, who hailed the state's gun laws that allow weapons in places of worship. “I was so surprised b...

US Officials Granting $29 Million for Coastal Protection

NEW ORLEANS — Projects to protect Texas marshes from erosion and an Alaskan village from the Bering Sea are getting help from some of the 44 grants awarded Monday by the National Coastal Resilience Fund, a public-private partnership assisting communities threa...
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Country Radio DJ Bob Kingsley, 80, Dies at Home in Texas

WEATHERFORD, Texas — Bob Kingsley, a radio announcer who since the 1970s led country music fans counting down the weekly hits, has died in Texas. Rob Simbeck, a friend and producer of the "Bob Kingsley's Country Top 40," says Kingsley died Thursday at home ...