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David Xol-Cholom, of Guatemala hugs his son Byron at Los Angeles International Airport as they reunite after being separated about one and half year ago during the Trump administration's wide-scale separation of immigrant families, Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)

Migrant parents separated from kids since 2018 return to US

Jan. 23, 2020 4:05 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nine parents who were deported as the Trump administration separated thousands of migrant families landed back into the U.S. late Wednesday to reunite with children they had not seen in a year and a half. The group arrived at Los Angeles International Airport from Guatemala City in a...

Sam Houston St. beats Abilene Christian 82-76 in OT

Jan. 23, 2020 12:16 AM EST

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Kai Mitchell scored seven of his career-high tying 27 points in overtime and Sam Houston State defeated Abilene Christian 82-76 on Wednesday night. Mitchell made 8 of 12 from the field, hit all 10 of his foul shots and blocked three shots. Zach Nutall had 15 points and six rebounds...

Houston Rockets' James Harden (13) passes the ball as Denver Nuggets' Malik Beasley (25) defends during the second half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020, in Houston. The Rockets won 121-105. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Westbrook, Harden lead Rockets past Nuggets, 121-105

Jan. 22, 2020 11:41 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston saw what potential it could achieve when Russell Westbrook, James Harden and Eric Gordon play well on the same night. Westbrook had 28 points, 16 rebounds and eight assists, Harden added 27 points and the Rockets snapped a four-game losing streak with a 121-105 victory over the...

Talton-Thomas leads Texas A&M-CC past New Orleans 74-71

Jan. 22, 2020 11:09 PM EST

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Jashawn Talton-Thomas had 21 points as Texas A&M-Corpus Christi edged past New Orleans 74-71 on Wednesday night. Irshaad Hunte had 15 points for Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (8-12, 4-5 Southland Conference). Jordan Hairston added 14 points. Myles Smith had 13 points. Jaylen...

Baylor guard DiDi Richards (2) drives to the basket against Texas Christian guard Kianna Ray (25) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Fort Worth, Texas, Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020. Baylor won 66-57. (AP Photo/Ray Carlin)

No. 2 Baylor women beat TCU 66-57 for 46th straight B12 win

Jan. 22, 2020 11:01 PM EST

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Sometimes even No. 2 Baylor just has to find a way to win in the Big 12. The defending national champion Lady Bears, who have won the last nine league titles, overcame the absence of their leading scorer and a fourth-quarter deficit for a 66-57 victory over TCU on Wednesday night. ...

Atwood scores 23 in Lamar's 89-77 win over Incarnate Word

Jan. 22, 2020 10:26 PM EST

SAN ANTONIO, Texas (AP) — T.J. Atwood had 23 points and 11 rebounds as Lamar beat Incarnate Word 89-77 on Wednesday night. Davion Buster had 18 points for Lamar (10-10, 4-5 Southland Conference). V.J. Holmes added 18 points. Anderson Kopp had 12 points. Drew Lutz scored a season-high 25 points for...

Rangers sign veteran LHP Nicasio to minor league contract

Jan. 22, 2020 8:10 PM EST

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Free agent right-hander Juan Nicasio has signed a minor league contract with the Texas Rangers and will go to spring training as a non-roster invitee. Nicasio has played for six big league teams in his nine major league seasons, and was on an opening day roster each of the past...

Trump administration restores women's health funds to Texas

Jan. 22, 2020 7:47 PM EST

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Eight years after Texas lost federal dollars over barring Planned Parenthood in a women's health program, the Trump administration Wednesday allowed the state to resume getting as much as $350 million in another reversal of an Obama-era decision. Texas can receive the money over the...

Houston ISD discuss metal detectors after Bellaire shooting

Jan. 22, 2020 4:41 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston Independent School District officials are exploring options to increase security, including the addition of metal detectors, following a deadly shooting at one district high school. Interim Superintendent Grenita Lathan wrote in a blog post Tuesday that adding metal detectors will...

Democratic presidential candidate former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaks at the ​U.S. Conference of Mayors' Winter Meeting, Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Bloomberg, Buttigieg work to connect with nation's mayors

Jan. 22, 2020 4:41 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two miles from President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial in the Capitol, Michael Bloomberg and Pete Buttigieg are looking to draw a distinction between the improbable and the practical. The two Democratic White House contenders, former mayors whose chief political experience was...