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New judge to decide on removing life support for Texas baby

Dec. 10, 2019 7:35 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — A new judge will consider if a Texas hospital can take a 10-month-old girl off life support despite her family's opposition after the impartiality of the previous judge was questioned. A temporary restraining order stopping Cook Children's Medical Center in Fort Worth from removing...

Texas tops Texas A&M 60-50 in rivals’ 1st meeting since 2015

Dec. 8, 2019 6:55 PM EST

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Texas guard Jase Febres might get one more chance to play Texas A&M before his college career is over. This was it for Aggies forward Josh Nebo. Both agree it would be good for the longtime rivals to play every year. Febres scored a season-high 17 points and the Longhorns beat...

Southern Miss will play Tulane in the Armed Forces Bowl

Dec. 8, 2019 5:02 PM EST

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Southern Miss (7-5, Conference USA) vs. Tulane (6-6, American), Jan. 4, 11:30 a.m. ET LOCATION: FORT WORTH, Texas TOP PLAYERS Southern Miss: QB Jack Abraham, 3,329 yards passing, 23 total touchdowns (18 passing, five rushing). Tulane: QB Justin McMillan, 2,229 yards passing, 14...

No. 12 Florida State women cruise past No. 6 Texas A&M 80-58

Dec. 2, 2019 12:25 AM EST

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Nausia Woolfolk had a big first half, Kiah Gillespie hit the shot that put Florida State up by double digits and Nicki Ekhomu helped put her team back in control. If the Seminoles are going to make another NCAA Tournament run, those three seniors figure to lead the way. Woolfolk...

Teacher wins appeal after being fired over immigration tweet

Nov. 26, 2019 5:50 PM EST

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — An English teacher who was fired after tweeting to President Donald Trump that her Texas high school was full of students who are in the country illegally has won an appeal to get her job back. Texas Education Agency Commissioner Mike Morath ruled Monday that Carter-Riverside High...

1st in vitro Puerto Rico crested toad gives scientists hope

Nov. 22, 2019 7:50 PM EST

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A critically endangered Puerto Rican toad was for the first time born via in vitro fertilization as U.S. scientists attempt to save it from extinction, officials announced Friday. Olaf - named in honor of the frozen semen he came from — is the first of more than 300...

More time granted for Texas baby before life support halted

Nov. 19, 2019 7:46 PM EST

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A Texas family that disagrees with a Fort Worth hospital’s plan to take a 9-month-old girl off life support has been given more time to find a facility to take her. Texas Right to Life, which represents Tinslee Lewis’ family, said a judge Tuesday extended a temporary...

Samuel another TCU double-double in 65-54 win over Air Force

Nov. 19, 2019 1:14 AM EST

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Kevin Samuel became the first TCU player in 25 years with three consecutive double-doubles to start a season, with a career-high 19 points and 11 rebounds in the Horned Frogs’ 65-54 win over Air Force on Monday night. RJ Nembhard added 15 points and five assists while...

Man gets life in prison in kidnapping of 8-year-old in Texas

Nov. 14, 2019 5:02 PM EST

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A man convicted of kidnapping an 8-year-old girl as she walked with her mother along a Texas street has been sentenced to life in prison. A federal judge sentenced 51-year-old Michael Webb on Thursday in Fort Worth. A jury convicted him in September. Webb admitted to the FBI that...

Spotlight on Texas’ ‘10-day rule’ in life support cases

Nov. 13, 2019 10:57 AM EST

DALLAS (AP) — A Texas law that gives families 10 days to find a new hospital if they disagree with doctors who decide to take a patient off life support is once again under the spotlight after a judge halted a Fort Worth hospital’s plan to remove a 9-month-old girl from a ventilator against her...