The death toll from the massive West, Texas, fertilizer plant explosion that demolished surrounding neighborhoods reached 14 Friday, authorities said.
The real loser last week on Election Day appears to be Karl Rove, who now has to explain to his shadowy billionaire donors how he spent hundreds of millions of dollars in "independent" expenditures on Mitt Romney's behalf and came up a cropper.
Tea Party insurgent Ted Cruz's easy win over a well-known Texas politician for the GOP's U.S. Senate nomination is part of "a great awakening," Cruz said.
Ted Cruz, who is backed by the Tea Party movement, defeated establishment choice David Dewhurst in the Texas Republican Senate runoff Tuesday, returns showed.
Texas Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst and Houston lawyer Ted Cruz Tuesday were headed for a runoff to choose the GOP nominee to succeed U.S. Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison.
Mitt Romney could cross -- or be close to crossing -- the 1,144-delegate threshold to become the Republican presidential nominee Tuesday when Texans vote in their party primaries.
Texas Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst plans to make a video announcement this week he is running for the U.S. Senate seat held by Kay Bailey Hutchison, an aide says.
Texas Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst says he might seek the U.S. Senate seat of Kay Bailey Hutchinson, who is not seeking re-election.
A statewide test of high school athletes in Texas turned up only two positive results for steroids, the company announced this week.
Residents of Marble Falls, Texas, prepared for more rain Friday while trying to recover from a deluge of 19 1/2 inches of rain in just three hours.
Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst toured Marble Falls Thursday to view the damage.