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Weather-weary Texas battered again as powerful storm, strong winds kill 1, cause widespread damage

May. 29, 2024 07:39 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Power outages remained widespread Wednesday in storm-weary Texas a day after another burst of severe weather flooded streets, uprooted trees and ripped off roofs. Authorities said a teenager was killed at a construction site while working on a home that collapsed. ...

Darrell Day wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in Texas' 32nd Congressional District

May. 29, 2024 02:11 AM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Darrell Day wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in Texas' 32nd Congressional District.

US Rep. Tony Gonzales of Texas fights off challenge from gun-rights activist in GOP runoff

May. 29, 2024 01:34 AM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Republican Rep. Tony Gonzales of Texas narrowly won his primary Tuesday against a gun-rights activist who pushed the border congressman into a bruising runoff that threatened to unseat a U.S. House incumbent. Another prominent Texas Republican, state House...

Tony Gonzales wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in Texas' 23rd Congressional District

May. 29, 2024 01:08 AM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Tony Gonzales wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in Texas' 23rd Congressional District.

Rangers activate Nathan Eovaldi for 3-inning start in World Series rematch instead of a rehab game

May. 29, 2024 00:19 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Nathan Eovaldi came off the injured list to start a World Series rematch for the Texas Rangers instead of pitching a rehab game in the minor leagues. “I felt good, I was definitely excited to be back out there on the mound,” Eovaldi said after throwing...

Republican Texas House Speaker Dade Phelan wins primary runoff

May. 28, 2024 22:52 PM EDT
BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) — Republican Texas House Speaker Dade Phelan wins primary runoff.

House Democrats expected to vote on $53.1B budget as Republicans complains of overspending

May. 28, 2024 22:23 PM EDT

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois House geared up Tuesday night to vote on a $53.1 billion state budget but planned to work into Wednesday to get the job done. Legislative leaders expected that the House would adopt the plan which the Senate OK'd Sunday night. It's $400...

Storms leave widespread outages across Texas, cleanup continues after deadly weekend across US

May. 28, 2024 22:09 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Strong storms with damaging winds and baseball-sized hail pummeled Texas on Tuesday, leaving one person dead and about 1 million businesses and homes without power as much of the U.S. recovered from severe weather, including tornadoes, that killed at least 24 people during the...

Craig Goldman wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in Texas' 12th Congressional District

May. 28, 2024 21:34 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Craig Goldman wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in Texas' 12th Congressional District.

Stuart Whitlow wins Democratic nomination for U.S. House in Texas' 31st Congressional District

May. 28, 2024 21:30 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Stuart Whitlow wins Democratic nomination for U.S. House in Texas' 31st Congressional District.