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Texas carries out 500th execution

The US state of Texas has executed its 500th convict since it resumed carrying out capital punishment in 1982. Kimberly McCarthy, 52, was put to death on Wednesday evening for the murder

Occupy Wall Street arrests in Texas, Oregon

Dozens of protesters at economic inequality demonstrations in Austin, Texas, and Portland, Oregon were arrested peacefully early on Sunday over allegedly failing to comply with rules in each city. Both protests were

Lisicki downs Rezai in WTA Texas final

Wimbledon semi-finalist Sabine Lisicki of Germany captured the inaugural WTA Texas Open on Saturday with a 6-2, 6-1 victory over French qualifier Aravane Rezai in the championship match. The $220,000 hardcourt event