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  • Daytrippers: Boston Segway Tour

    Daytrippers: Boston Segway Tour
    They’re geeked up from the get go in the north end of Boston. Here tourism has gone high tech. With all due respect to a trolley ride, there are those advocating a Segway glide. At about 10 miles per hour, Boston Gliders Segway Adventures is finding...
  • Homeland security chief visits Texas border

    Homeland security chief visits Texas border
    Capping a Friday tour of Texas immigration detention and shelter facilities crowded with young migrants, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson and administration officials released new numbers detailing the scope of the influx and announced plans to...
  • Rick Perry shares the love with California, Hillary Clinton

    Texas Gov. Rick Perry is not exactly a beloved figure in California. The swagger and the twang are all too reminiscent, for some, of another former Texas governor-turned-Republican-presidential-candidate, who twice lost the state by landslide margins....
  • Texas Sen. Ted Cruz formally renounces Canadian citizenship

    Ted Cruz may never be president of the United States. The Republican Texas senator may not seek the White House, although he sure seems interested. His undiluted tea party conservatism may prove too strong a brew for voters, although it has certainly...
  • Civil suit in Texas 'affluenza' case settled for more than $2 million

    Civil suit in Texas 'affluenza' case settled for more than $2 million
    One of the victims in a fatal drunk-driving case in which a Texas teenager used an “affluenza” defense has settled a claim for more than $2 million. The settlement is contained in court papers filed in the 96th District Court in Tarrant....
  • Toyota trades in SoCal for 'macho' Texas: That just ain't right

    Toyota trades in SoCal for 'macho' Texas: That just ain't right
    Don’t look now, Southern California, but not only did we just lose Toyota to Texas, we did so in part because we’re not, gulp, manly enough. Toyota announced Monday that it planned to consolidate many of its North American operations at a...
  • California vs. Texas

    Republicans should read this carefully: Businesses are not running away from California. ("Was Toyota driven out of California? Not so fast," May 1) Wal-Mart, which realized several years ago that it could no longer adequately service its California...
  • Bacon recipes galore!

    Bacon recipes galore!
    We were opening Christmas gifts last year when my much better half dropped a package on my lap -- a cold, heavy package. Curious (and suddenly chilly), I opened it. Bacon. Six pounds of artisan bacon, ranging from thick-cut hickory-smoked to jalapeƱo-...
  • East Coast Storm Coming

  • Ex-Rep. Gabrielle Giffords Moves Back to Tucson

    Ex-Rep. Gabrielle Giffords Moves Back to Tucson
    TUCSON, Ariz. -- Nineteen months after she and 18 others were shot at a political event -- six of them fatally -- former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords returned home Sunday to her native southern Arizona, her husband said. Giffords has spent most of the time...
  • Amazon, Web Retailers Begin Charging Sales Tax in California

    Amazon, Web Retailers Begin Charging Sales Tax in California
    LOS ANGELES -- The days of most tax-free Internet shopping in California are over. After years of controversy, the world's largest online retailer, Amazon.com Inc., was set to begin collecting state and local sales taxes on California purchases at 12:...