ATLANTA — Gov. Nathan Deal on Wednesday ordered the state Department of Natural Resources to return Bibles to cabins and lodge rooms at Georgia state parks, according to a statement from his office. The books were removed after a visitor complained about the Bible being in the room. But, Deal and Georgia Attorney General Sam [...]
IRVING, Texas – The day before he presumably assassinated President John F. Kennedy, Lee Harvey Oswald surprised his wife by stopping by the house where she was staying, a small ranch house in the Dallas suburb of Irving. As he left the next morning, according to investigators, Oswald grabbed his Carcano rifle from the garage [...]
ARLINGTON, Texas — Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz greeted fans before Friday evening’s game against the Texas Rangers. The Rangers won 7-0.
DALLAS — Looking out the sixth floor window of the former Texas School Book Depository is a surreal experience. Here, nearly 50 years ago, three shots rang out. A lone gunman, according to the official account of the events of Nov. 22, 1963, just assassinated the president of the United States. The event remains as [...]
WEST, Texas — In West, a city still reeling from an April 17 deadly explosion at a fertilizer factory, a picture is all that’s needed to tell the story. A memorial set up outside the city’s volunteer fire department includes flowers, a cross signed by well-wishers and a statue of a firefighter with a verse [...]
The planes are lined up.
Congress has approved a bipartisan measure to avoid furloughs for air traffic controllers, a move that is aimed at eliminating further flight delays blamed on sequester-blamed furloughs. Under “The Reducing Flight Delays Act,” Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood can transfer funds into the Federal Aviation Administration’s operations budget to prevent so-called “essential employees,” such as [...]