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Judge delays decision on removing Texas baby's life support

Dec. 12, 2019 11:19 PM EST

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A judge newly assigned to decide if a Texas hospital can remove a 10-month-old girl from life support against her mother's wishes said Thursday she was allowing more time for a facility to be found that would take Tinslee Lewis, even as a doctor said the most basic activity...

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...

Areas producing oil, gas in Texas see more fatal crashes

Dec. 8, 2019 1:06 AM EST

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Danielle Galvan was driving to Dallas from her parents' home in the Panhandle when her compact Chevrolet Spark crashed into the rear of a tractor-trailer that was attempting to back up onto U.S. 287 about 10 miles west of Wichita Falls. The 23-year-old aspiring fashion designer and...

Pier 1 Imports announces closure of Hawaii locations

Dec. 5, 2019 10:07 AM EST

KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii (AP) — Retailer Pier 1 Imports Inc. plans to close its seven stores across Hawaii including three on Oahu and two locations on the Big Island, officials said. The company expects the stores to close in early 2020, West Hawaii Today reported Wednesday. The timing of closures will vary...

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...