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Dr. Kent Brantly, the Fort Worth-trained doctor who contracted the Ebola virus in Liberia, says he's thrilled to be alive. 

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Gov. Rick Perry's new political action committee has released a video responding to his indictment on felony charges of abuse of power.

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Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Sunday defended the veto that led a grand jury to indict him on two felony counts of abuse of power, noting that even some Democrats have questioned the move by prosecutors.

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A grand jury indicted Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Friday for abusing the powers of his office by carrying out a threat to veto funding for state prosecutors investigating public corruption.

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A federal court has determined that the Irving school district denies Hispanic residents an equal opportunity to vote and elect candidates of their choice.

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The governing body for high school sports in Texas has announced that a Dallas school is being stripped of its two Class 3A state basketball titles because of an ineligible player.

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President Barack Obama says there is no excuse for the use of excessive force by police in the tense aftermath of the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Mo., and no excuse for violence against the police.

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A federal judge presiding over a lawsuit against new Texas abortion restrictions says he has a problem with anyone traveling 150 miles for medical care if the procedure could be done closer.

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An American doctor infected with Ebola says he's getting stronger every day. 

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A new report by the U.S. Commerce Department shows that steady growth in consumer spending has helped spur the Texas economy over the last 15 years. 

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Emergency personnel were using ladders to retrieve people stranded on a monorail at the Dallas Zoo. 

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 The Dallas Police Department says more than 100 of its officers currently lack access to computer databases that display important criminal information.  

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Former President George W. Bush has been working on a highly personal project since leaving the White House for Dallas. He's quietly completed a biography of his father, former President George H.W. Bush of Houston.

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President Barack Obama is announcing new economic sanctions against key sectors of the Russian economy, in the latest move by the U.S. to force Russian President Vladimir Putin to end his support for Ukrainian rebels.

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Today marks the 45th anniversary of Apollo 11's launch. If your history is fuzzy, that's the mission that took astronauts Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong to the moon. Aldrin says he was "out of town" on July 20, 1969, and missed the world's celebration of their lunar landing, and now he wants to know where everyone was that Sunday when he and Armstrong set foot on the moon.  

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The number of Texans enrolled in Medicaid has grown by 80,000 despite the Texas Legislature's decision last year to reject the program's expansion under the federal Affordable Care Act.

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The Fort Worth City Council is moving forward with zoning changes to its historic Stockyards over the objections of some residents and civic leaders.

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Former President George W. Bush has had his left knee partially replaced - seven weeks after having the same procedure on his right knee.

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President Barack Obama has arrived in Dallas, where he's meeting with local and religious leaders about the immigration crisis on the southern border. 

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Gov. Rick Perry has accepted President Barack Obama's offer to discuss the immigration crisis with faith leaders and local officials in Dallas.

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Embattled University of Texas President Bill Powers says he's willing to make a "graceful" exit in 2015 instead of the abrupt departure demanded by the University of Texas System chancellor.

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Texas Gov. Rick Perry has acknowledged it was a mistake for him to compare alcoholism and homosexuality in an effort to explain his views.

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President Barack Obama says the U.S. is prepared to take targeted military actions in Iraq if they would help fight a growing threat from extremist militants. He also says the U.S. is ready to send as many as 300 military advisers to Iraq.

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Former Dallas Cowboys tackle Josh Brent was released from jail Sunday after he was convicted for a drunken automobile crash that killed a teammate.

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Congressman Jeb Hensarling of Dallas says he has decided against running to replace Eric Cantor as House majority leader.

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A North Texas school board has censured a new member who made anti-Muslim online comments about another elected community leader.

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The Texas Republican Party now endorses so-called "reparative therapy" for gays under a new platform given final approval at its annual convention Saturday in Fort Worth.

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A special prosecutor says he does not plan to call Texas Gov. Rick Perry to testify before a grand jury investigating whether he abused his power with a veto.

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U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz has fired up the Texas Republican Convention, promising to lead a conservative revolution unseen since the days of Ronald Reagan.

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Health officials say a Texas patient is the fourth person in the United States to die of a rare brain disorder that is believed to be caused by consumption of beef products contaminated with mad cow disease.

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