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  • Gov. Rick Perry, leaving office, ends an influential era in Texas

    Gov. Rick Perry, leaving office, ends an influential era in Texas
    There is something every man and woman holding appointive office in Texas shares, whether sitting on the Supreme Court or serving on the Texas State Board of Plumbing Examiners. Each and every one of them — thousands in all — was put there by Gov. Rick Perry.
  • Scientists look for what's causing Texas earthquakes

    DALLAS �� Swarms of small quakes rippled up from unknown faults beneath the soil. They rustled Cleburne, Azle and Irving. Fifteen recent earthquakes around the old Texas Stadium in Irving site included the strongest yet in Dallas County, and...

    Jonathan Zimmerman: Does every president need a library?

    Jonathan Zimmerman: Does every president need a library?
    In 1971, two years after leaving the White House, Lyndon Johnson dedicated his sleek, windowless eight-story presidential library at the University of Texas. But in the pages of The Washington Post, editorial cartoonist Herblock depicted Johnson as an...

    Dottie Thomas dies at 92; helped establish bone-marrow transplants

    Working as a close research partner with her husband medical pioneer and Nobel Prize winner Dr. E. Donnall Thomas Dorothy "Dottie" Thomas helped establish bone-marrow transplants as a standard and successful treatment for many formerly incurable blood...

    For 'Airline Highway,' Lisa D'Amour knows New Orleans

    For 'Airline Highway,' Lisa D'Amour knows New Orleans
    When Lisa D'Amour wrote "Detroit" — a play that premiered at Chicago's Steppenwolf Theatre in 2010 and went on to New York and London's National Theatre and became a finalist for the 2011 Pulitzer Prize — it seemed like she knew the Motor City...