Unidentified for decades, Texas soldier receives final rites

HOUSTON (AP) - A Texas soldier who died in the final months of battle in World War II and whose remains were unidentified for decades is being interred at a military cemetery in Houston. A memorial service was held Wednesday at Houston National Cemetery for Army Pfc. Lonnie Eichelberger, a 20-year-old from Waco who died in heavy fighting with…

Arthur Miller archive going to University of Texas library

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The archives of Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Arthur Miller, which shed light on seven decades of his works, will be going on display at the University of Texas. A university spokesman said Wednesday that the Harry Ransom Center humanities library paid $2.7 million for records beginning with 1936's "No Villain," which

Death threats cause lockdown after teacher handcuffed

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A Louisiana school board's office went on temporary lockdown after getting death threats from around the world in response to widely viewed video of a teacher screaming while being handcuffed at a school board meeting. The threats have come from as far away as South America, Australia and England, as well as other U.S. states,

Coast Guard ends search for Oklahoma pilot in Gulf of Mexico

DALLAS (AP) - The U.S. Coast Guard has ended its search for an Oklahoma doctor who disappeared last week over the Gulf of Mexico while flying his small plane to collect a disabled dog in Texas. Authorities lost sight of Dr. Bill Kinsinger Jan. 3 as he flew toward the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico. Coast Guard air and seacraft and two Mexican naval

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