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New battle is brewing in Texas over the Alamo

Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush is overseeing a revamp of the Alamo, where 189 independence fighters died.

Some fear an effort to "sanitize" Texas history.

Mexico sides with Texas cities in sanctuary fight

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed a law barring sanctuary cities.

Lawyers for the Mexican government argue that a Texas Senate bill creates unnecessary tension in relations between Mexico and the U.S.


Killer of Navajo Nation girl gets life prison sentence

A man who pleaded guilty to the murder and sexual assault of an 11-year-old girl on the largest American Indian reservation was sentenced Friday to life in prison in a case that drew national attention over abducted Native American children.


John Kerry bashes Trump on climate, Department of State jobs

Former U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is faulting President Donald Trump's administration for failing to fill many diplomatic positions and top Department of State posts and is criticizing his stance on climate change.


After video refutes Kelly's charges, congresswoman raises issue of race

White House escalates feud, calling Democrat's criticism "inappropriate."


Appeals court rules teen can't be denied abortion

The teen, who is identified in court papers as "Jane Doe," is 15 weeks pregnant and has been seeking an abortion since late September.


Fight against terror will grow in Africa, Mattis tells senators

The defense secretary said the military would be changing how it decides when to use ground troops and when troops should be deployed in more of an advisory role after the deadly ambush in Niger.


MN Lottery

MINNEAPOLIS _ These Minnesota lotteries were drawn Friday:1-0-8(one, zero, eight)06-12-22-34-35(six, twelve, twenty-two, thirty-four, thirty-five)Estimated jackpot: $110,000Estimated jackpot: $20 million03-09-10-17-25(three, nine, ten, seventeen, twenty-five)Estimated jackpot: $50,000Estimated…


Winning numbers drawn in 'Gopher 5' game

MINNEAPOLIS _ The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the Minnesota Lottery's "Gopher 5" game were:06-12-22-34-35(six, twelve, twenty-two, thirty-four, thirty-five)Estimated jackpot: $110,000


Winning numbers drawn in 'Northstar Cash' game

MINNEAPOLIS _ The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the Minnesota Lottery's "Northstar Cash" game were:03-09-10-17-25(three, nine, ten, seventeen, twenty-five)Estimated jackpot: $50,000


Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily Pick 3' game

MADISON, Wis. _ The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the Wisconsin Lottery's "Daily Pick 3" game were:2-3-8(two, three, eight)¶ Maximum prize: $500


Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily Pick 4' game

MADISON, Wis. _ The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the Wisconsin Lottery's "Daily Pick 4" game were:1-1-2-6(one, one, two, six)¶ Maximum prize: $500


Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily 3' game

MINNEAPOLIS _ The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the Minnesota Lottery's "Daily 3" game were:1-0-8(one, zero, eight)


Senators press Pruitt for concessions on biofuels mandate

The head of the Environmental Protection Agency is looking to make peace on biofuels standards with a group of senators from corn-growing states who could upend President Donald Trump's nominees for key regulatory posts.


Minnesota wild rice rule irks industry and environmentalists

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency kicks off a week of public hearings Monday on changing a water quality standard that's meant to protect wild rice, a proposal that has managed to anger environmentalists and industry alike.


Retired 'Navy SEAL' praising Trump on Fox News was a fake

A Fox spokesperson told the Navy Times it would run an on-air correction on Sunday.


University of Wisconsin may drop its full-time MBA program

The University of Wisconsin School of Business is considering a proposal to shut down its full-time Master of Business Administration program.


Monsanto sues Arkansas board for banning disputed herbicide

A major agribusiness company sued Arkansas regulators on Friday for banning its version of an herbicide that's drawn complaints from farmers across several states who say the weed killer has drifted onto their crops and caused widespread damage.


Trump promises tax cuts as Senate GOP paves way with budget

Republicans hope to push the first tax overhaul in three decades through Congress by year's end.