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Dallas Zoo giraffe named after Cowboys’ Jason Witten dies

DALLAS (AP) — Officials say a 1-year-old giraffe at the Dallas Zoo that was named after Cowboys tight end Jason Witten died during a...

Trump could have tough time meeting his deportation threat

By COLLEEN LONG, JILL COLVIN and ELLIOT SPAGAT Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump could have a tough time making good on his...

Chicago investment firm takes majority stake in Whataburger

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — An investment firm has purchased a majority stake in Whataburger as the Texas-based fast-food company seeks to expand in an...

Bishops OK anti-abuse steps, but skeptics seek tougher moves

By DAVID CRARY and REGINA GARCIA CANO Associated Press BALTIMORE (AP) — Under intense public pressure, the nation's Roman Catholic bishops approved new steps this...

Premature migrant baby found at Valley Border Patrol facility

By ASTRID GALVAN and GARANCE BURKE Associated Press The teenage girl with pigtail braids was hunched over in a wheelchair and holding a bunched sweatshirt...

Schlitterbahn, Cedar Fair enter $261M water park sale deal

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Texas-based water park company on Thursday announced an agreement to sell two of its attractions and will also give...

Trump says Sarah Sanders to leave White House at end of June

By DARLENE SUPERVILLE Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — White House press secretary Sarah Sanders, whose tenure was marked by a breakdown in regular press briefings...

Number of Mexican immigrants in the US illegally declines

The Associated Press WASHINGTON — The number of Mexican immigrants in the U.S. illegally has declined so sharply over the past decade that for the...

Rookie Alvarez homers again as Astros beat Brewers 10-8

By KRISTIE RIEKEN AP Sports Writer HOUSTON (AP) — Yordan Alvarez's teammates told the slugger they'd fine him if he didn't homer in his first...

Trump insists there’s more to Mexico deal than meets the eye

By JILL COLVIN and MARIA VERZA, The Associated Press WASHINGTON — Stung by criticism that his deal to avert threatened Mexican tariffs mostly ramps up existing...