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Some left helpless to watch as largest wildfire in Texas history devastates their town

Mar. 01, 2024 00:32 AM EST

STINNETT, Texas (AP) — As the largest wildfire in Texas history engulfed his town, Danny Phillips was left helpless. “We had to watch from a few miles away as our neighborhood burned,” he said, his voice trembling with emotion. In his hard-hit town of Stinnett,...

Texas battles historic wildfires as snow covers scorched land in the Panhandle

Feb. 29, 2024 22:11 PM EST

STINNETT, Texas (AP) — A dusting of snow covered a desolate landscape of scorched prairie, dead cattle and burned out homes in the Texas Panhandle on Thursday, giving firefighters brief relief in their desperate efforts to corral a blaze that has grown into the largest in state history. ...

On the Rio Grande, 300 miles apart, Biden and Trump try to use immigration to election advantage

Feb. 29, 2024 19:25 PM EST

BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) — On the banks of the same Rio Grande but 300 miles apart, President Joe Biden and GOP challenger Donald Trump on Thursday surveyed the U.S.-Mexico border and tussled from a distance over who is to blame for the nation's broken immigration system and how to fix it. ...

Dell Technologies: Fiscal Q4 Earnings Snapshot

Feb. 29, 2024 18:39 PM EST

ROUND ROCK, Texas (AP) — ROUND ROCK, Texas (AP) — Dell Technologies Inc. (DELL) on Thursday reported fiscal fourth-quarter profit of $1.16 billion. On a per-share basis, the Round Rock, Texas-based company said it had net income of $1.59. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and...

Green Brick Partners: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

Feb. 29, 2024 17:18 PM EST

PLANO, Texas (AP) — PLANO, Texas (AP) — Green Brick Partners Inc. (GRBK) on Thursday reported profit of $73 million in its fourth quarter. The Plano, Texas-based company said it had profit of $1.58 per share. The real estate investment company posted revenue of...

Texas prosecutor is fined for allowing murder charges against a woman who self-managed an abortion

Feb. 29, 2024 17:10 PM EST

A Texas prosecutor has been disciplined for allowing murder charges to be filed against a woman who self-managed an abortion in a case that sparked national outrage. Starr County District Attorney Gocha Ramirez agreed to pay a $1,250 fine and have his license held in a probated...

Judge upholds decision requiring paternity test of Cowboys owner Jerry Jones

Feb. 29, 2024 17:05 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — A judge has upheld a decision requiring Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones to take a paternity test as part of a legal dispute with a 27-year-old woman who claims the billionaire is her biological father. A Texas judge on Wednesday rejected an appeal from Jones of a...

National Western Life: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

Feb. 29, 2024 16:31 PM EST

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — National Western Life Insurance Co. (NWLI) on Thursday reported a loss of $11.9 million in its fourth quarter. On a per-share basis, the Austin, Texas-based company said it had a loss of $3.46. The insurance provider posted...

Hewlett Packard Enterprise: Fiscal Q1 Earnings Snapshot

Feb. 29, 2024 16:27 PM EST

SPRING, Texas (AP) — SPRING, Texas (AP) — Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. (HPE) on Thursday reported fiscal first-quarter earnings of $387 million. The Spring, Texas-based company said it had profit of 29 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for stock option expense and...

LGBTQ+ advocacy group sues Texas AG, says it won't identify transgender families

Feb. 29, 2024 15:51 PM EST

A national LGBTQ+ advocacy group is suing the Texas Attorney General's office rather than hand over information about its support of transgender children receiving gender-confirming medical care. According to the lawsuit filed Wednesday in Texas court, PFLAG National says Republican...