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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Wednesday 24 February 2010
They are tough in Texas and perhaps it is not surprising there has been little sympathy for the whining of Charles Dean Hood about the odd "daytime soap" circumstances of his conviction back in 1990 for double murder. He is on death row in a US state that has no peer in its enthusiasm for executing prisoners.
Sunday 21 February 2010
Friday 19 February 2010
The doctor at the centre of the MMR row has left his role at the US clinic he founded to study developmental disorders.
Thursday 31 December 2009
Friday 18 December 2009
The Texas attorney general's office says a 57-year-old member of a polygamist group has been sentenced to 33 years in prison for the sexual assault of a child.
Sunday 29 November 2009
What do wildcats, razorbacks and a $1.5 million man called Austin have in common? All three were crucial to the Dallas Cowboys two-stepping all over the Oakland Raiders as the US tucked into Thanksgiving football here this week.
Sunday 15 November 2009
Friday 06 November 2009
Thursday 05 November 2009
Twelve people were killed and at least 31 were wounded when a soldier went on a shooting rampage at the Fort Hood U.S. Army base at Fort Hood Texas on today, base commander Lieutenant-General Bob Cone said.
Friday 30 October 2009
US regulators today hit oil giant BP with a record $87m (£53m) fine for failing to fix safety violations at its Texas City, Texas, refinery after a deadly 2005 explosion.
Thursday 15 October 2009
Wednesday 16 September 2009
As any a video game aficionado knows, it's easy to pop a game into your Xbox 360 or PlayStation 3 and spend hours working your way from one level to the next.
Saturday 22 August 2009
Tuesday 18 August 2009
Friday 10 July 2009
'Jihadi John': CAGE representative storms off Sky News accusing Kay Burley of Islamophobia
Durham Free School: 'Creationism taught at' free school facing closure
Ukip would cut billions from Scottish budget to fund English tax cuts
Nearly 100,000 of Britain's poorest children go hungry after parents' benefits are cut
End of the licence fee: BBC to back radical overhaul of how it is funded
Ukraine crisis: Top Chinese diplomat backs Putin and says West should 'abandon zero-sum mentality'
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