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2 years 7 months ago

FDA asked to probe Texas stem cell company

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Food and Drug Administration has received a complaint against the company that stored adult stem cells used by Texas Gov. Rick Perry in an experimental procedure last year. A University of Minnesota professor called on the FDA to investigate Houston-based Cell Tex Therapeutics, a company which...

3 years 1 month ago

Supreme Court halts Texas execution

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) - The U.S. Supreme Court has halted the execution of a black man convicted of a double murder in Texas 16 years ago after his lawyers contended his sentence was unfair because of a question asked about race during his trial. Forty-eight-year-old Duane Buck was scheduled...

3 years 1 month ago

Supreme Court halts Texas execution

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) - The U.S. Supreme Court has halted the execution of a black man convicted of a double murder in Texas 16 years ago after his lawyers contended his sentence was unfair because of a question asked about race during his trial. Forty-eight-year-old Duane Buck was scheduled...

3 years 1 month ago

Romney aggression here to stay

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - An assertive Mitt Romney has emerged in the GOP presidential race. For months on the campaign trail, the former Massachusetts governor has avoided attacking his Republican competitors. But Romney dramatically shifted gears this week, becoming an aggressive critic of Texas Gov. Rick Perry, the new...

3 years 1 month ago

Slipping Bachmann seeks jolt for GOP campaign

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Republican Michele Bachmann is focusing her presidential campaign on Iowa, having dipped in national polls since Texas Gov. Rick Perry entered the race last month. The Minnesota congresswoman has struggled since winning the Iowa straw poll in August. This week she reshuffled her campaign's...

3 years 2 months ago

Cain charms conservatives meeting in Denver

DENVER (AP) - Georgia businessman Herman Cain charmed several hundred conservatives meeting in Denver, who handed him a wide straw poll victory in a hypothetical Republican presidential field. Cain spoke to the Western Conservative Summit moments before the poll Sunday and drew the downtown Denver crowd to its feet...

4 years 8 months ago

Texas challenges greenhouse finding

Gov. Rick Perry and other top Texas officials on Tuesday announced a legal challenge to the federal government's finding that greenhouse gases are dangerous to people, claiming the ruling was based on flawed science. The EPA in December issued an "endangerment" finding about carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases,...

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