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Wall Street is looking to Tesla's earnings for clues to Musk's plan to restore company's wild growth

Apr. 23, 2024 06:03 AM EDT

Faced with falling global sales and a diving stock price, Tesla has slashed prices again on some of its electric vehicles and its “Full Self Driving” system in an apparent effort to boost the company's earnings growth. But Wall Street was unimpressed and will be looking for other...

Seattle hospital won't turn over gender-affirming care records in lawsuit settlement with Texas

Apr. 22, 2024 20:41 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is dropping a request for a Seattle hospital to hand over records regarding gender-affirming treatment potentially given to children from Texas as part of a lawsuit settlement announced Monday. Seattle Children's Hospital filed the...

Advocates, man who inspired film 'Bernie' ask for air conditioning for him and other Texas inmates

Apr. 22, 2024 20:07 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — A legal battle over a lack of air conditioning in Texas prisons is bringing together advocates on the issue and one current inmate who says his health is being endangered by the state’s hot prisons — the former mortician whose murder case inspired the movie “Bernie.” ...

2nd victim dies from injuries after Texas man drove stolen semitrailer into building, officials say

Apr. 22, 2024 18:56 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A second person has died after a Texas semitrailer driver this month plowed a stolen 18-wheeler into a public safety office where his commercial license renewal had been rejected, authorities said Monday. More than a dozen people were inside the building on...

Texas high schools play 23-inning baseball game, one of the longest in prep history

Apr. 22, 2024 17:23 PM EDT

ODESSA, Texas (AP) — Two Texas high schools needed 23 innings, played over two days, to decide one of the longest games in prep sports history. Midland outlasted Odessa 4-3, with the teams finishing Saturday after starting the night before. The teams combined to throw 602 pitches...

Independent Bank Group: Q1 Earnings Snapshot

Apr. 22, 2024 17:13 PM EDT

MCKINNEY, Texas (AP) — MCKINNEY, Texas (AP) — Independent Bank Group Inc. (IBTX) on Monday reported first-quarter profit of $24.2 million. The bank, based in McKinney, Texas, said it had earnings of 58 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs, were 63 cents per...

Globe Life: Q1 Earnings Snapshot

Apr. 22, 2024 16:27 PM EDT

MCKINNEY, Texas (AP) — MCKINNEY, Texas (AP) — Globe Life Inc. (GL) on Monday reported first-quarter net income of $254.2 million. The McKinney, Texas-based company said it had net income of $2.67 per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs, came to $2.78 per share. ...

Biden administration tightens rules for obtaining medical records related to abortion

Apr. 22, 2024 15:22 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The medical records of women will be shielded from criminal investigations if they cross state lines to seek an abortion where it is legal, under a new rule that the Biden administration finalized Monday. The regulation, which is intended to protect women who live...

Supreme Court will take up the legal fight over ghost guns, firearms without serial numbers

Apr. 22, 2024 10:31 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court agreed on Monday to take up a Biden administration appeal over the regulation of difficult-to-trace ghost guns that had been struck down by lower courts. The justices by a 5-4 vote had previously intervened to keep the regulation in effect during...

Editorial Roundup: Texas

Apr. 22, 2024 07:13 AM EDT

Austin American Statesman. April 17, 2024. Editorial: Texas AG Ken Paxton’s dangerous plan to expand his reach into local government Prosecutors who don’t comply, or fail to prosecute certain crimes, could be removed from office Dusting off a...