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Evolution At Issue Again In Textbook Debate

Texas is bracing for another clash over how to teach evolution, as the board of education approves new science textbooks. A final public hearing is set for Wednesday.

11/20/2013

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Green Groups Give Cruz Climate Denier Award

A coalition of environmental groups has given U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz and other Republican politicians an award for denying climate change.

08/13/2013

ABILENE, TX - JULY 26:  Cattle are held in a pen prior to going up for sale at Abilene Livestock Auction July 26, 2011 in Abilene, Texas. A severe drought in the region has caused shortages of grass, hay and water forcing ranchers to thin their herds. The Abilene Livestock Auction has been selling at least two to three times the number of cattle each week compared to last year.  The past nine months have been the driest in Texas since record keeping began in 1895, with 75% of the state classified as "exceptional drought", the highest classification.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Seeking Hardier Breeds For Drought, Climate Change

In Texas, a rancher is breeding cattle with genes that trace to animals from Africa and India, where their ancestors developed tolerance to heat and drought.

08/08/2012