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D.R. Horton: Fiscal Q3 Earnings Snapshot

Jul. 18, 2024 06:57 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — D.R. Horton Inc. (DHI) on Thursday reported fiscal third-quarter earnings of $1.35 billion. On a per-share basis, the Arlington, Texas-based company said it had profit of $4.10. The results beat Wall Street...

Forestar Group: Fiscal Q3 Earnings Snapshot

Jul. 18, 2024 06:55 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Forestar Group Inc. (FOR) on Thursday reported earnings of $38.7 million in its fiscal third quarter. On a per-share basis, the Arlington, Texas-based company said it had profit of 76 cents. The real estate and...

Texas Capital: Q2 Earnings Snapshot

Jul. 18, 2024 06:11 AM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — DALLAS (AP) — Texas Capital Bancshares Inc. (TCBI) on Thursday reported second-quarter net income of $41.7 million. The Dallas-based bank said it had earnings of 80 cents per share. The results did not meet Wall Street expectations. The average...

Delay of Texas death row inmate's execution has not been the norm for Supreme Court, experts say

Jul. 17, 2024 18:59 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Texas inmate Ruben Gutierrez had spent some of the hours leading up to his scheduled execution Tuesday evening talking with his wife and attorney before being eventually transferred to a holding cell at the state prison in Huntsville to await his lethal injection. ...

Billy Napier enters Year 3 with Florida hopeful while facing ominous vibes, daunting schedule

Jul. 17, 2024 17:54 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Billy Napier enters his third season as Florida coach in maybe the toughest position in college football: Head coach at an Southeastern Conference powerhouse whose program is struggling to gain traction and facing one of the most daunting schedules in the country. ...

Another Texas migrant aid group asks a judge to push back on investigation by Republican AG

Jul. 17, 2024 17:09 PM EDT

EDINBURG, Texas (AP) — A prominent aid group along the U.S.-Mexico border asked a Texas judge on Wednesday to push back on a widening Republican-led investigation into nonprofits that help migrants, weeks after a separate court rejected efforts by the state to shutter an El Paso shelter. ...

A Texas school that was built to segregate Mexican American students becomes a national park

Jul. 17, 2024 11:19 AM EDT

A west Texas school built in 1909 for Mexican and Mexican American students as part of “separate but equal” education segregation was designated Wednesday as a national park. U.S. Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland formally established the Blackwell School National Historic...

The “greenhouse effect”: How an oft-touted climate solution threatens agricultural workers

Jul. 17, 2024 10:28 AM EDT

MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — To harvest tomatoes, peppers and cucumbers, to clip herbs, to prune and propagate succulents, people work in oppressive heat and humidity. Some wring out shirts soaked with sweat. Some contend with headaches, dizziness and nausea. Some collapse. Some hover on the brink of...

FACT FOCUS: A look at ominous claims around illegal immigration made at the Republican convention

Jul. 17, 2024 07:20 AM EDT

After Donald Trump triumphantly entered the hall on the second night of the Republican National Convention in Milwaukee, the program turned to one of his signature issues: illegal immigration. An ominous video of chaos at the U.S.-Mexico border led into to a speech by U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas,...

Corbin Burnes has whirlwind All-Star experience after checking in on newborn twins

Jul. 16, 2024 21:58 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Corbin Burnes planned to break away from his newborn twin daughters and show up at the All-Star Game regardless of whether he was the starting pitcher for the American League. In a Midsummer Classic filled with replacements and first-time All-Stars, the...