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Revised DACA program to be debated before Texas judge who previously ruled against it

Jun. 01, 2023 06:00 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — A revised version of a federal policy that prevents the deportation of hundreds of thousands of immigrants brought to the U.S. as children is set to be debated Thursday before a federal judge who previously ruled the program illegal. Attorneys representing the nine...

3 more GOP governors sending National Guard troops to US-Mexico border

May. 31, 2023 20:21 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The governors of Virginia, West Virginia and South Carolina on Wednesday joined a growing list of Republican leaders sending their state National Guard soldiers or other state law enforcement officers to the U.S. border with Mexico. Virginia Gov. Glenn...

Texas would prefer a 9-game conference schedule when it joins SEC but that might have to wait

May. 31, 2023 19:49 PM EDT

DESTIN, Fla. (AP) — When Texas does join the Southeastern Conference next year, the Longhorns prefer to play as many league games as possible and Texas A&M every year. “For where we’re at, and having Oklahoma at a neutral site, I prefer more games,” Texas athletic...

Butler, Jokic lead Heat, Nuggets into a NBA Finals after unconventional paths

May. 31, 2023 17:28 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Nikola Jokic wasn’t supposed to be here. Neither was Jimmy Butler, for that matter. Jokic was drafted behind 40 other players in 2014. Butler was drafted behind 29 others in 2011. Jokic grew up in Serbia, not even thinking about the NBA. Butler didn’t have the...

Texas governor appoints John Scott as interim attorney general after Paxton impeached

May. 31, 2023 16:41 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Gov. Greg Abbott on Wednesday picked a longtime ally who oversaw Texas' elections in 2022 to temporarily serve as attorney general following Republican Ken Paxton's historic impeachment on allegations of misconduct and crimes. John Scott, who stepped down as...

Fast start to jury selection at trial of ex-deputy accused of failing to confront Parkland shooter

May. 31, 2023 16:29 PM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Jury selection in the groundbreaking trial of a former sheriff's deputy charged with failing to confront the killer of 14 students and three staff members at a Florida high school five years ago got off to a speedy start Wednesday, with the preliminary round...

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott appoints John Scott as interim attorney general after Ken Paxton’s impeachment, suspension

May. 31, 2023 14:36 PM EDT
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott appoints John Scott as interim attorney general after Ken Paxton’s impeachment, suspension.

Highly decorated Marine officer nominated to be next commandant

May. 31, 2023 10:44 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden has nominated a highly decorated Marine officer who has been involved in the transformation of the force to be the next Marine Corps commandant. The nomination of Gen. Eric Smith, now the assistant commandant, had been widely expected and has...

Master business skills without paying for an MBA

May. 31, 2023 09:17 AM EDT

Lindsay Mack earned her bachelor’s degree from Georgetown University in 2005. Nearly 15 years later, when she considered the best way to grow her business acumen, an MBA was not it. Mack, who is from Philadelphia, grew her career without an MBA. When ready to advance her skills in...

MLB takes over Padres broadcasts Wednesday after Bally misses payment

May. 31, 2023 00:38 AM EDT

Major League Baseball will take over broadcasts of San Diego Padres games beginning Wednesday after Diamond Sports missed a rights fees payment to the regional sports network's parent company and let the grace period expire. Diamond Sports, which owns 19 networks under the Bally...