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Texas A&M 2014 slate includes Thanksgiving game against LSU

Texas A&M’s 2014 football schedule will feature several unique firsts, including a pair of Thursday games against Southeastern Conference opponents to bookend the season.

Vice President Biden to remain in Houston as son is evaluated at hospital

Vice President Joe Biden will spend Wednesday in Houston, according to his office, as his son Beau continues to undergo medical evaluations after feeling weak and disoriented on a family vacation last week.

Former East Texas lawmaker dies at 87

A former member of the Texas Legislature and longtime trucking operator, James Earl Mankins, Sr., of Kilgore, died on Tuesday at the age of 87.

Vice President Biden to remain in Houston as son is evaluated at hospital

Vice President Joe Biden will spend Wednesday in Houston, according to his office, as his son Beau continues to undergo medical evaluations after feeling weak and disoriented on a family vacation last week.

Biden's son under evaluation at Houston hospital

 Biden, Delaware's attorney general and the eldest son of Vice President Joe Biden, is under evaluation in Houston for an "episode of disorientation and weakness" he experienced while on vacation last week.

Poor Texans' electric bills to dive, then go back up

Poor Texans will soon enjoy a deep discount on their electricity bills, but that discount will plummet and eventually disappear — a result of lawmakers agreeing to ensure that money in the

Hasan trial: Day 11, 89 witnesses later

After 11 days of testimony from 89 witnesses, the government has rested its case in the case of U.S. vs. Nidal M. Hasan. Judge Tara Osborn began the day reviewing the witness lsit form the defense.

Biden's son under evaluation at Houston hospital

Biden, Delaware's attorney general and the eldest son of Vice President Joe Biden, is under evaluation in Houston for an "episode of disorientation and weakness" he experienced while on vacation last week.

Cowboys’ defense under Kiffin stopping opponents in red zone

If the Dallas Cowboys are getting nothing else done in the preseason, at least the Monte Kiffin defense is performing in one area. Getting red-zone stops.  

Lance Dunbar in walking boot with sprained foot, which threatens his availability for start of season

Backup running back Lance Dunbar is in a walking boot, nursing a sprained left foot. He missed practice Monday as the team returned home to Valley Ranch, and the injury threatens his availability for start of the regular season.