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Texas high school basketball rankings

Nov. 28, 2022 21:32 PM EST

SUGAR LAND, Texas (AP) — Texas Association of Basketball Coaches high school rankings for the week of Nov. 21: GIRLS PUBLIC Class 6A 1. South Grand Prairie, 6-3; 2. Pearland, 13-1; 3. Humble Summer Creek, 11-1; 4. SA Northside Clark, 9-3; 5. Coppell,...

Texas high school basketball rankings

Nov. 22, 2022 12:45 PM EST

SUGAR LAND, Texas (AP) — Texas Association of Basketball Coaches high school rankings for the week of Nov. 21: BOYS PUBLIC Class 6A 1. Richardson Lake Highlands, 2-1; 2. Arlington Martin, 2-0; 3. North Crowley, 7-0; 4. Richardson, 4-2; 5. SA Northside...

US Catholic bishops elect Timothy Broglio as new president

Nov. 15, 2022 18:52 PM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — Archbishop Timothy Broglio of the Military Services, who oversees Catholic ministries to the U.S. armed forces, was elected Tuesday as the new president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops. Broglio, 70, was elected to a three-year term from a field of 10...

Today in History: October 31, Indira Gandhi assassinated

Oct. 31, 2022 00:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Monday, Oct. 31, the 304th day of 2022. There are 61 days left in the year. This is Halloween. Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. 31, 1984, Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi was assassinated by two Sikh (sihk) security...

Duncanville boys, DeSoto girls top Texas basketball rankings

Oct. 21, 2022 12:00 PM EDT

SUGAR LAND, Texas (AP) — The Texas Association of Basketball coaches preseason high school rankings: BOYS PUBLIC Class 6A 1. Duncanville; 2. SA Northside Brennan; 3. Allen; 4. Richardson Lake Highlands; 5. Alvin Shadow Creek; 6. Dickinson; 7. Arlington...

Today in History: October 19, Lord Cornwallis surrenders

Oct. 19, 2022 00:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Oct. 19, the 292nd day of 2022. There are 73 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. 19, 2001, U.S. special forces began operations on the ground in Afghanistan, opening a significant new...

Today in History: October 16, Cuban missile crisis begins

Oct. 16, 2022 00:03 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Sunday, Oct. 16, the 289th day of 2022. There are 76 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. 16, 1962, the Cuban missile crisis began as President John F. Kennedy was informed that reconnaissance...

City unveils plan for major makeover of Boston Common

Oct. 12, 2022 11:19 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Boston Common, America's oldest public park, is getting a multimillion-dollar makeover that includes an expanded visitors' center, more restrooms, additional sports facilities, and even a sit-down restaurant at the famed Frog Pond, city officials announced Wednesday. ...

Pope slams treatment of migrants as 2 Italians become saints

Oct. 09, 2022 09:47 AM EDT

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis on Sunday denounced Europe's indifference toward migrants risking their lives to cross the Mediterranean Sea as he elevated to sainthood an Italian bishop and Italian-born missionary whose work and life paths illustrated the difficulties faced by 19th Century...

Today in History: October 6, the launch of Instagram

Oct. 06, 2022 00:04 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Thursday, Oct. 6, the 279th day of 2022. There are 86 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. 6, 1973, war erupted in the Middle East as Egypt and Syria launched a surprise attack on Israel during the...