Texas City Commissioner Killed In Gun Battle With Police During Domestic Disturbance CallA city commissioner in Texas was fatally shot in an exchange of gunfire with police and a sheriff's deputy who had responded to a domestic disturbance call at his home, authorities said.
Governor Abbott, Texas National Guard Launch Disinfection Mission For Nursing FacilitiesGovernor Greg Abbott announced that the Texas National Guard has activated Facilities Disinfection Teams to support Texans in nursing homes and to help limit the spread of COVID-19.
NASA Sets Date For SpaceX Mission: Astronauts To 'Launch On American-Made Rockets From American Soil'For the first time in almost a decade, American astronauts will launch into space on an American rocket from American soil to the International Space Station.
Study: Long-Term Spaceflight Could Permanently Increase Astronaut Brain VolumeThis new study suggests that long-term spaceflight can permanently cause changes in brain volume and deform the pituitary gland.
Texas: Alamo Dig Uncovers Musket Balls Believed From 1800sAn archaeological dig at the Alamo to help preserve the historic Texas mission has unearthed musket balls that experts say could date to the 1800s.
The Small Step And Giant Leap: US Marks 50 Years After Apollo 11's Mission To MoonA moonstruck nation celebrated the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11's "giant leap" by Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin at parties, races, ball games and concerts Saturday, toasting with Tang and nibbling MoonPies.
The Mission Police Officer Killed Thursday Was The Station's First Death In More Than 40 YearsA Texas police officer who'd been featured on the A&E show "Live PD" has been killed in a shooting, becoming his police department's first officer lost in the line of duty since 1978.
Mars Research Crew Emerges After 8 Months Of IsolationSix NASA-backed research subjects who have been cooped up in a Mars-like habitat on a remote Hawaii volcano since January emerged from isolation Sunday.
Rescue Mission Underway After Mayday Call In Port Aransas Saturday MorningThe Coast Guard in Corpus Christi launched two MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrews for a rescue mission.
South Texan Wanted In Wife's Slaying Caught At Border BridgeInvestigators say a South Texas man sought in the fatal shooting of his estranged wife was captured while trying to enter Mexico.
Alamo Officials Ban Events From Being Held In Mission ChurchAlamo officials say ceremonies and other events no longer will be held in the mission church because of concerns with its deteriorating condition.
Historic Texas Site Among 20 Vying For Preservation FundsTwenty historic sites in national parks, including one in Texas, are vying for $2 million in preservation grants, and the public is invited to vote for their favorite places.
Close To 300 Women, Children Caught Along Texas-Mexico BorderA day after Texas state leaders approved a border security surge, close to 300 women and children have been caught trying to cross illegally into the U.S.
State Agriculture Leaders To Tour BorderAgricultural leaders from eight states far from the Mexican border are to join the Texas agriculture commissioner on a border security tour of the Rio Grande Valley.
Homeland Security Official Visiting Texas BorderLess than a month after the U.S. Homeland Security secretary visited the busiest sector on the Southwest border, his second-in-command will do the same.