Fort Worth Texas

Sentence in Texas teen’s fatal DWI wreck stirs ire

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A North Texas teen from an affluent family was sentenced to probation this week after he killed four pedestrians when he lost control of his speeding pickup truck while driving […]

12/12/2013

An American Airlines plane and a US Airways plane at parked at Washington's Ronald Reagan National Airport. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Judge refuses to block American-US Airways merger

NEW YORK (AP) — A judge refused to block a merger between American Airlines and US Airways on Friday, saying a bankruptcy judge correctly rejected arguments made by a lawyer for some consumers. San Francisco […]

12/06/2013

This handout provided by RES Americas shows the 166 megawatt Hackberry Wind Farm near Albany, Texas. (AP Photo/RES Americas)

Microsoft enters 20-year deal for Texas wind power

HOUSTON (AP) — It takes a lot of energy to store all the data 1 billion people and 20 million businesses plug into their computers, phones, tablets and gadgets. So as part of an effort […]

11/04/2013

In this Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013 photo Lee Harvey Oswald's wedding ring, which he left at his wife's, Marina Oswald, bedside the morning of the assassination of President John Fitzgerald Kennedy, is part of a themed JFK memorabilia auction "Camelot: Fifty Years After Dallas" at the Omni Parker House hotel in Boston. Engraved on the inside of the ring is a Star of Russia. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia)

Oswald wedding ring sells for $108,000 at auction

DALLAS (AP) — Lee Harvey Oswald’s gold wedding band has sold at auction for $108,000. RR Auction said the ring sold to a buyer from Texas who wished to remain anonymous. The ring that once […]

10/24/2013

A just cut stack of $100 bills rolls down the line at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing Western Currency Facility in Fort Worth, Texas, Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

New $100 bill has ink well, more color, 3-D (photo gallery)

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — America’s new $100 bill will feature a color-changing ink well, a 3-D security ribbon, and more texture on Benjamin Franklin’s collar. The new C-note that goes into circulation next month […]

09/25/2013

Aaron Alexis, the gunman in the Washington Navy Yard shooting. (AP Photo)

Gunman in Navy Yard shooting was in Navy Reserves

Aaron Alexis seems a study in contradictions: a former Navy reservist, a Defense Department contractor, a convert to Buddhism who was taking an online course in aeronautics. But he also had flashes of temper that […]

09/16/2013

Armed U.S. Marshals leave the scene where a gunman was reported at the Washington Navy Yard in Washington, on Monday, Sept. 16, 2013. At least one gunman launched an attack inside the Washington Navy Yard, spraying gunfire on office workers in the cafeteria and in the hallways at the heavily secured military installation in the heart of the nation's capital, authorities said.  (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

13 killed by lone gunman in Navy Yard rampage

WASHINGTON (AP) — An employee at a defense contractor used his pass to get into the Washington Navy Yard and went on a deadly shooting rampage Monday, spraying bullets in the hallways and firing from […]

09/16/2013

Police work the scene on M Street, SE in Washington, where a gunman was reported at the Washington Navy Yard in Washington, on Monday, Sept. 16, 2013. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

DC Navy Yard shooter was reservist until 2011

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Navy says a gunman who opened fire inside a building at the Washington Navy Yard was a full-time reservist from 2007 to 2011. The Navy said in a release Monday that […]

09/16/2013

1st US-made smartphone just as cheap to produce

NEW YORK (AP) — Motorola’s new Moto X phone doesn’t cost more to make simply because it’s assembled in Texas, research firm IHS said Wednesday. The Moto X is the first smartphone to carry the […]

08/29/2013

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American Air trainee accused of bomb threats

DALLAS (AP) — American Airlines says a man training to become a flight attendant was dismissed after he was accused of making bomb threats against another airline and found to be on a government no-fly […]

08/21/2013

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