Rick Perry, suddenly the front-runner in the Republican nomination stakes, last month described Washington as a "seedy place" he didn't care for.
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Friday 02 September 2011
A wildfire in a popular Texas holiday spot has destroyed 39 homes, sweeping through the Possum Kingdom Lake area on Tuesday and Wednesday and scorching about 6,200 acres.
Wednesday 31 August 2011
The Turkish Grand Prix was dropped from a 2012 Formula One calendar published by the sport's governing body today.
Thursday 25 August 2011
David Usborne reports from Texas on Mitt Romney's tricky rival
Wednesday 27 July 2011
Almost three dozen uniformed Mexican soldiers in four military vehicles crossed the Rio Grande into South Texas near McAllen without authorisation.
Thursday 21 July 2011
A Texas man was executed early today for killing a convenience store clerk during a shooting spree he said was retaliation for the September 11 2001 terrorist attacks.
Tuesday 19 July 2011
Rick Perry, the arch-conservative Governor of Texas, has given the clearest indication yet that he will run for President in 2012, a move that would reshape the fluid and uncertain race for the Republican nomination.
Wednesday 13 July 2011
A Texas mother is waiting to find out if her hefty baby boy will make the record books as one of the biggest newborns in the state's history. JaMichael Brown was born on Friday in an east Texas hospital weighing a whopping 16lbs 1oz.
Tuesday 28 June 2011
A famed black-and-red calfskin jacket that Michael Jackson wore in the "Thriller" music video has sold at auction for $1.8m (£1.1m). Darren Julien, the president of Julien's Auctions in Beverly Hills, said Milton Verret, a commodities trader from Austin, Texas, bought the jacket on Sunday.
Saturday 25 June 2011
The symbolism was stark. As Andy Roddick left Centre Court here yesterday, crushed 7-6, 7-6, 6-4 by Feliciano Lopez, the 28-year-old American handed his racket to a young boy. Time marches on and, with each passing year Roddick's chances of realising his lifelong aim are receding as quickly as his hairline.
Thursday 09 June 2011
Police who raided a farm in Texas where a woman claiming to be a psychic said many bodies were buried found no evidence of even a single killing.
Sunday 05 June 2011
Complex and uncompromising, the fourth album by this Texas trio-turned-fourpiece sounds at first like one more piece of clever-clever Pitchfork pop.
Sunday 08 May 2011
Whatever cries ring round the terraces at Conference outfit Forest Green Rovers next season, it's unlikely to be "Who ate all the pies?", as the club's vegan chairman, Dale Vince, has banned the selling of meat products at the ground, after imposing a similar matchday prohibition on the players.
Friday 29 April 2011
Friday 15 April 2011
Children's bookseller wins The Independent's new author search
Cameron is warned 'no possibility' of UK reducing immigration and that bid to bring in quota on migrant workers would be illegal
Residents should throw a street party and mix with immigrant neighbours, councils told
Russell Brand threatened with arrest after filming outside Fox News headquarters
London bus driver 'kicks gay couple off for kissing'
Jose Manuel Barroso warns David Cameron against making 'historic mistake' over immigration reforms
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