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Investment of time and money is not required to pump up the joy, according to a teacher and her first-grade class at Cedar Valley El… Read more

Hearty salad mixes sweet potatoes with nutty, tangy dressing

In my quest for simple, flavorful dishes, I often come across handy lists compiled by food magazines and websites: “30-minute meals,… Read more

8-6A BASEBALL: Camacho lifts Cove past Ellison with pair of run-scoring singles

COPPERAS COVE — It was the ideal advice. Read more

8-6A BASEBALL: Heights' Mitchell tosses 4-hit gem to beat Wolves

HARKER HEIGHTS — The Knights found themselves in another duel of arms on the mound Tuesday, and once again they came out on top. Read more

19-4A SOFTBALL: Seven-run third dooms Lampasas in loss to No. 1 Liberty Hill

LAMPASAS — The Lampasas Lady Badgers watched the game slip away early and couldn’t recover in a 13-0, five-inning run-rule loss to N… Read more

1st Cav Division headquarters conducts active-shooter exercise today

FORT HOOD – Soldiers from the 1st Cavalry Division headquarters are conducting an active-shooter exercise today in the headquarters … Read more

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Showing their support

Investment of time and money is not required to pump up the joy, according to a teacher and her first-grade class at Cedar Valley El… Read more

Hearty salad mixes sweet potatoes with nutty, tangy dressing

In my quest for simple, flavorful dishes, I often come across handy lists compiled by food magazines and websites: “30-minute meals,… Read more

Centers host spring break fun

Child and Youth Services hosted spring break events for youth March 13-17, a weeklong event open to all Fort Hood children registere… Read more

8-6A BASEBALL: Camacho lifts Cove past Ellison with pair of run-scoring singles

COPPERAS COVE — It was the ideal advice. Read more

8-6A BASEBALL: Heights' Mitchell tosses 4-hit gem to beat Wolves

HARKER HEIGHTS — The Knights found themselves in another duel of arms on the mound Tuesday, and once again they came out on top. Read more

19-4A SOFTBALL: Seven-run third dooms Lampasas in loss to No. 1 Liberty Hill

LAMPASAS — The Lampasas Lady Badgers watched the game slip away early and couldn’t recover in a 13-0, five-inning run-rule loss to N… Read more

Poll: Americans dislike GOP's, Trump's plan on health care

WASHINGTON (AP) — Note to President Donald Trump and House Republicans: People really don't like your approach to overhauling Americ… Read more

'Angel of Death' serial killer badly beaten in Ohio prison

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a serial killer who admitted killing three dozen hospital patients in Ohio and Kentucky during t… Read more

Dirty air from global trade kills at home and abroad

WASHINGTON (AP) — A study that measures the human toll of air pollution from global trade shows how buying goods made far away can l… Read more

Trump's top health official gets bipartisan grilling

WASHINGTON (AP) — Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price is getting strong pushback from lawmakers of both parties over the W… Read more

The vegan diet — meatless masterpieces

Some people become vegetarians because they love animals. Some, as comedian A. Whitney Brown put it, because they hate plants. Read more

Mets' Familia suspended 15 games for domestic violence

New York Mets All-Star reliever Jeurys Familia accepted a 15-game suspension under Major League Baseball's domestic violence policy,… Read more

Chevy gives popular Trax SUV new styling, features for 2017

Chevrolet has given its popular Trax a more contemporary look, a new instrument panel and more safety features for 2017, and the ear… Read more

It's not EU, it's me: UK files for EU divorce after 44 years

LONDON (AP) — Britain filed for divorce from the European Union on Wednesday, with fond words and promises of friendship that could … Read more

The Latest: Marine Le Pen urges EU to go easy on UK exit

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local): Read more

Putin visits Arctic archipelago to reaffirm Russian presence

MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin is visiting an Arctic archipelago as part of Russia's efforts to reaffirm its foothold in the region. Read more

Odd-looking Ronaldo bust steals the show at airport ceremony

FUNCHAL, Portugal (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo has an airport named after him, but it was his odd-looking statue that attracted attentio… Read more

Woman gets probation for striking 2 with car, killing them

PARMA, Ohio (AP) — A 74-year-old Ohio woman has received probation for accidentally striking two people with her car at an outdoor c… Read more

Kellogg headquarters' tower evacuated; suspected Freon leak

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (AP) — Some workers at Kellogg Co.'s Battle Creek headquarters have been hospitalized as a precaution following … Read more

DeVos says her predecessor wasted money on school reform

WASHINGTON (AP) — Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Wednesday accused her predecessor of wasting billions of dollars trying to fix … Read more

Iowa regulator's confirmation delayed after AP report

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Senate delayed the confirmation of Geri Huser as the Iowa Utilities Board chairwoman after The Assoc… Read more

Supreme Court delves into details of 1984 Washington murder

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court engaged in unusually detailed questioning Wednesday of the facts surrounding the brutal beating … Read more

Windows update will bring 3-D, game tools and doodling

NEW YORK (AP) — A major update to Microsoft's Windows 10 system will start reaching consumers and businesses on April 11, offering 3… Read more

Tennessee blocking cities' push to ease marijuana punishment

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — As states and cities nationwide look to ease criminal punishment for marijuana possession, Tennessee's conse… Read more

Benched legal analyst returns to Fox, stands by story

NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News Channel legal analyst Andrew Napolitano returned to the air Wednesday, saying he stood by his claim about s… Read more

Photo op turns into chance encounter with big gator on links

KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — Carrie Moores says she'd only seen alligators at the zoo before relocating last year from Connecticut to … Read more

Talent agency Wilhelmina signs rapper Nicki Minaj

NEW YORK (AP) — The Wilhelmina talent and modeling agency has signed Nicki Minaj to its celebrity division. Read more

78 years ago, Oregon's Tall Firs won the 1st NCAA Tournament

The historical significance of Oregon's return to the Final Four was not lost on coach Dana Altman. Read more

NCAA academic case hovers over UNC at another Final Four

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina athletic director Bubba Cunningham has stopped trying to project when the NCAA case tied to … Read more

Lamar Odom regrets affairs, says cocaine helped end career

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lamar Odom says he's "a walking miracle" after being found unconscious with cocaine in his system in a Nevada bro… Read more

Zinke: Border wall 'complex,' faces geographic challenges

WASHINGTON (AP) — Geographic and physical challenges — including the Rio Grande and threatened wildlife — will make it difficult to … Read more

Attorney: Home owners got another letter from 'The Watcher'

WESTFIELD, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey couple who claim they were scared away from their home by creepy letters they received from "The… Read more

Census suggests counting LGBT, then "corrects," deletes

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Census Bureau said Wednesday that it mistakenly proposed counting LGBTQ Americans and has since "correcte… Read more

Trump administration seeks delay in ruling on climate plan

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hours after President Donald Trump signed an executive order seeking to undo his predecessor's efforts to curb cli… Read more

TV review: Hulu's 'Harlots' goes beyond sex

Drama follows rival brothel owners in 1763 London. Read more

NYC police investigate apparent suicide with Madoff link

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Police Department is investigating the apparent suicide of a hedge fund partner whose former firm inves… Read more

AP Explains: What the death of broadband privacy rules means

NEW YORK (AP) — Now that both houses of Congress have voted to block Obama-era broadband privacy rules , what does that mean for you? Read more

2 dead in officer-involved shooting, police investigating

ANCHORAGE, Ky. (AP) — Two people killed in an officer-involved shooting in a wealthy Kentucky suburb are suspects in the homicide of… Read more

Justice Dept. watchdog criticizes asset forfeiture program

WASHINGTON (AP) — A government watchdog on Wednesday identified what it called weaknesses in the Justice Department's asset forfeitu… Read more

First lady helps present courage awards to 13 women

WASHINGTON (AP) — Melania Trump helped present State Department awards Wednesday to 13 women from around the globe who were recogniz… Read more

John Wooden's UCLA set standard for being No. 1 in AP poll

The programs that bleed blue have dominated when it comes to being No. 1 in The Associated Press college basketball poll — though th… Read more

The Latest: Lawmaker: Bridge sentencing 'sad' for NJ

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on the sentencing in the George Washington Bridge lane closures (all times local): Read more

Driver plows into Capitol Police cruiser; streets closed

WASHINGTON (AP) — A woman described as "erratic and aggressive" drove a vehicle into a U.S. Capitol Police cruiser and was taken int… Read more

Boy pleads guilty to killing brother after dispute over girl

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A 16-year-old Pennsylvania boy has pleaded guilty to shooting his 18-year-old brother to death with a shotgun… Read more

Authorities: Cops shoot one of their own during celebration

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Police shot and killed an off-duty sheriff's deputy celebrating his birthday with friends after the man dr… Read more

Illinois man dies after fall under stage at Illinois concert

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Authorities say an Illinois man has died after falling 25 feet under the stage at a concert. Read more

US opens formal investigation into civilian deaths in Mosul

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. military has launched a formal investigation into what role the U.S. played in the deaths of dozens of ci… Read more

US stock indexes mostly higher in afternoon trading; oil up

Energy companies led U.S. stock indexes mostly higher in early afternoon trading Wednesday as crude oil prices rose. Banks and other… Read more

AP Top 25 polls highlight Top 100 all-time in college hoops

It all started in 1949 with Saint Louis on top. And 68 years later, The Associated Press college basketball poll has ranked a total … Read more

Syrian experts visit critical dam spillway near main IS base

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian engineers and Red Crescent officials on Wednesday visited a spillway of a key dam west of the Islamic State gro… Read more

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