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New Battle of the Alamo is brewing over Texas shrine revamp

| | Oct 21 2017 - 12:06am | Comments

SAN ANTONIO — Remember the Alamo? A new Texas battle is brewing over how best to do so.

  1. | Posted: Sep 25 2017 - 12:06am

    Talks toward reworking the North American Free Trade Agreement are progressing well, even though the U.S. hasn’t made detailed proposals in some of the most divisive areas, Canada’s chief negotiator said.

  2. | Posted: Sep 25 2017 - 12:06am

    MOSCOW — North Korea’s possession of nuclear weapons is preventing the U.S. from launching a first strike against the rogue nation, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Sunday.

  3. | Posted: Sep 24 2017 - 7:08pm

    WASHINGTON — Citizens of eight countries, including North Korea and Venezuela, will face new restrictions on entry to the U.S. under a proclamation signed by President Donald Trump on Sunday that will replace his expiring travel ban.

  4. | Posted: Sep 24 2017 - 7:08pm

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A masked gunman opened fire at a Nashville church Sunday, walking silently down the aisle as he shot unsuspecting congregants. At least one person was killed and seven others wounded, authorities said.

  5. | Posted: Sep 24 2017 - 7:08pm

    MEXICO CITY — As officials turn their focus to rebuilding, rescuers continued to search for survivors in the remnants of collapsed buildings five days after a magnitude 7.1 earthquake hit Mexico, killing at least 319 people.

  6. | Posted: Sep 24 2017 - 7:08pm

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Among the most lasting and indelible images of the civil rights movement were the nine black teenagers who had to be escorted by federal troops past an angry white mob and through the doors of Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas, on Sept. 25, 1957.

  7. | Posted: Sep 24 2017 - 12:07am

    WASHINGTON — In a show of American military might to North Korea, U.S. bombers and fighter escorts flew on Saturday to the farthest point north of the border between North and South Korea by any such American aircraft this century. The Pentagon said the mission in international airspace showed how seriously President Donald Trump takes North Korea’s “reckless behavior.”

  8. | Posted: Sep 23 2017 - 11:45am

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — President Donald Trump says National Football League owners should fire players who kneel during the national anthem. And he’s encouraging spectators to walk out in protest.

  9. | Posted: Sep 23 2017 - 11:44am

    The federal government on Friday told election officials in 21 states that hackers targeted their systems before last year’s presidential election.

  10. | Posted: Sep 22 2017 - 12:06am

    NEW YORK — President Donald Trump added economic action to his fiery military threats against North Korea on Thursday, authorizing stiffer new sanctions in response to the Koreans’ nuclear weapons advances. Its leader Kim Jong Un issued a rare statement, branding Trump as “deranged” and warning he will “pay dearly” for his threat to “totally destroy” the North if it attacks.

  11. | Posted: Sep 21 2017 - 12:06am

    NEW YORK — President Donald Trump has determined how he wants to approach the Iran nuclear deal — which he has called the worst agreement ever negotiated by the United States — but has not told even his top national security advisers what his decision is.

  12. | Posted: Sep 21 2017 - 12:06am

    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The strongest hurricane to hit Puerto Rico in more than 80 years destroyed hundreds of homes, knocked out power across the entire island and turned some streets into raging rivers Wednesday in an onslaught that could plunge the U.S. territory deeper into financial crisis.

  13. | Posted: Sep 20 2017 - 12:06am

    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Hurricane Maria barreled toward Puerto Rico on Tuesday night after wreaking widespread devastation on Dominica and leaving the small Caribbean island virtually incommunicado.

  14. | Posted: Sep 20 2017 - 12:06am

    UNITED NATIONS — President Donald Trump vowed Tuesday to “totally destroy North Korea” if the U.S. is forced to defend itself or its allies against the renegade nation’s nuclear weapons program, making his case in a combative debut speech to the U.N. that laid out a stark, good-vs-evil view of a globe riven by chaos and turmoil.

  15. | Posted: Sep 20 2017 - 12:06am

    WASHINGTON — Time growing short, President Donald Trump and Republican Senate leaders dove into a frantic hunt for votes Tuesday in a last-ditch effort to repeal and replace “Obamacare.” The pressure was intense, the outcome uncertain in a Capitol newly engulfed in drama over health care.