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Texas Supreme Court Questions Rights Of Benefits For Gay Spouses

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – The Texas Supreme Court has questioned whether gay spouses are legally entitled to government-subsidized workplace benefits in a unanimous decision quickly condemned by gay-rights groups. The court on Friday overturned a lower court’s decision that favored same-sex marriage benefits, ordering the issue back to trial. Social conservatives hope the case will […]

Former U.S. Senator Hutchison Nominated As NATO Ambassador

WASHINGTON (AP) _ President Donald Trump says he has nominated Kay Bailey Hutchison, a former Republican senator from Texas, to be the U.S. ambassador to NATO. Trump has had a rocky relationship with the 28-nation military alliance. As a candidate, he called NATO “obsolete.” The president has criticized several members of the post-World War II […]

San Antonio Policeman Dies In Shootout

SAN ANTONIO (AP) _ The Latest on a shooting involving two San Antonio police officers (all times local): 12 p.m. Authorities say a San Antonio police officer has died a day after he was shot in the head while investigating a vehicle break-in. Police said in a statement that officer Miguel Moreno died Friday morning. […]

Correa has 2 HRs, 4 RBIs to lead Astros over A’s 6-1

By KRISTIE RIEKEN HOUSTON (AP) _ Carlos Correa homered twice and drove in four runs and the Houston Astros got a 6-1 win over the Oakland Athletics on Thursday. Correa’s two-run shot in the fourth put the Astros up 2-1. He extended the lead to 5-1 with a two-run homer to straightaway center field with […]

Kluber strikes out 12 as Indians beat Rangers 5-1

By STEVE HERRICK CLEVELAND (AP) _ Corey Kluber allowed three hits and struck out 12 in eight innings to help the Cleveland Indians beat the Texas Rangers 5-1 on Thursday. Kluber (7-2) tied a franchise record held by Bob Feller with four consecutive games with double-digit strikeouts. Feller struck out 10 or more batters in […]

Pair of Aggie Swimmers Shine at Phillips 66 National Championships

INDIANAPOLIS — Texas A&M senior-to-be Bethany Galat earned a spot on the Team USA roster for the 2017 FINA World Championships with a runner-up finish in the 200-meter breaststroke at the Phillips 66 National Championships on Wednesday at the IU Natatorium. Galat, from Mishawaka, Ind., earned her spot on Team USA in the same pool that she […]

Reddick, Springer lead ‘Stros over A’s; Indians stifle Rangers

HOUSTON (AP) – Josh Reddick and George Springer had three hits each and combined for five RBIs as the Houston Astros used a 5-run third inning to take the lead and hold on for a 11-8 win over the Oakland Athletics. Houston rookie David Paulino allowed seven hits with a season-high seven runs in four-plus […]

Track & Field News names Texas A&M’s Fred Kerley Collegiate Athlete of the Year

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – Texas A&M senior Fred Kerley and Oregon junior Raevyn Rogers were selected as outdoor Collegiate Athletes of the Year by the magazine Track & Field News in its July issue. A tough decision process for the men’s honor included deciphering a collegiate 400m record performance by Kerley and a pair of collegiate records in the decathlon […]

Infomaniacs: June 29, 2017 (8:00am)

Infomaniacs: June 29, 2017 (7:00am)

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