Julian Castro joins McDonald’s strikers in North Carolina

U.S. 05/23/19, 10:37

Democratic presidential contender Julian Castro joined a march to a McDonald's restaurant in North Carolina on Thursday to draw attention to workers' efforts to raise the minimum wage and secure other protections.Nearly all the 2020 Democratic presidential candidates have expressed ...

Former military trainer, retired dog reunited in San Antonio

U.S. 05/15/19, 12:06

A former military dog trainer and his now-retired canine partner have been reunited in an emotional encounter in Texas.Aaron Stice (stys) was a corporal in the Marines when he last saw the Belgian Malinois (mal-ihn-WAH') named Kkeaton (KEE'-tuhn) in October ...

source: Cavs to interview Spurs assistant Ettore Messina

Basketball 05/06/19, 10:12

The Cavaliers experimented with a successful European coach a few years ago with mixed results. They may try it again.Cleveland has scheduled an interview this week with San Antonio Spurs assistant Ettore Messina, a person familiar with the Cavs' coaching ...

3M to buy medical tech company Acelity for $6.7 billion

Tech 05/02/19, 09:13

3M is buying medical technology company Acelity for $6.7 billion, including debt.Acelity Inc., based in The San Antonio, Texas, makes advanced wound care products and had $1.5 billion in revenue last year.3M, which makes Post-it notes, industrial coatings and other ...

Popovich negotiating new deal with San Antonio Spurs

Sports 04/29/19, 12:46

Coach Gregg Popovich is negotiating a new deal with the San Antonio Spurs.The 70-year-old Popovich just finished his 23rd season with the Spurs. The Spurs have made the playoffs in each of the last 22 seasons, a streak that ties ...

Spurs force Game 7 with 120-103 win over Nuggets

Basketball 04/25/19, 21:41

LaMarcus Aldridge scored 26 points and DeMar DeRozan added 25 to help the San Antonio Spurs overcome Nikola Jokic's 43 points and beat the Denver Nuggets 120-103 on Thursday night, forcing a Game 7 of the opening round series.Jokic had ...

Spurs seeking a Game 7; Nuggets look to advance

Sports 04/24/19, 13:40

San Antonio coach Gregg Popovich goes to the playoffs every season.And he usually sticks around for a while.The Spurs have never gone back-to-back years without a trip to the second round of the playoffs during the Popovich era. But the ...

Update: Plane was ‘spiraling’ before crash in Texas

U.S. 04/23/19, 13:12

The Latest on the deadly crash of a small plane in Texas Hill County (all times local):1:00 p.m.Three witnesses told investigators in central Texas that they saw a small plane "spiraling" before it crashed into the ground belly down, killing ...

Witnesses describe struggling plane on doomed Texas flight

U.S. 04/23/19, 08:33

Witnesses say they heard the engine of a small plane sputtering and saw its tail dragging just before it crashed in Central Texas, killing all six people on board.The Beechcraft BE58 crashed Monday morning as it approached Kerrville Municipal Airport, ...

Sofia Kenin helps US beat Switzerland 3-1 in Fed Cup

Sports 04/22/19, 08:42

Sofia Kenin and Sloane Stephens won matches to give the United States a 3-1 victory over Switzerland on Sunday in a Fed Cup World Group playoff.Kenin, a late replacement for Madison Keys, beat Timea Bacsinszky 6-3, 7-6 (4) to wrap ...

Nuggets beat Spurs 117-103 to tie series at 2-2

Sports 04/20/19, 19:17

Nikola Jokic had 29 points and 12 rebounds, Jamal Murray added 24 points and the Denver Nuggets beat the San Antonio Spurs 117-103 on Saturday night, rebounding from a flat performance tie the first-round series at two games apiece.LaMarcus Aldridge ...

Finally a playoff game at Detroit Pistons’ new arena

Sports 04/19/19, 18:54

Little Caesars Arena in Detroit will finally host its first playoff game — in what is probably the last chance the Pistons have to make their series against Milwaukee competitive."Let's make it hard on them," Detroit coach Dwane Casey said. ...

Julián Castro raises $1.1M in first quarter of 2020 race

Politics 04/15/19, 13:52

Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro says he raised $1.1 million in the first quarter of his 2020 run. The former San Antonio mayor's numbers, released Monday, lag well behind other contenders in the crowded field of Democrats. He's also short of ...

LBJ statue unveiled at South Texas school where he taught

U.S. 04/15/19, 12:56

A statue of Lyndon Baines Johnson holding a book has been unveiled at a South Texas school where the future president taught more than 30 years before reaching the White House.LBJ's daughter, Luci Baines Johnson, was on hand Saturday at ...

Competing cemetery proposals could impact Alamo plans

U.S. 04/13/19, 09:04

Two competing requests to designate the Alamo in San Antonio as a Historical Texas Cemetery could change how the mission is remembered.The Texas General Land Office wants to have the Alamo church listed as a historic Texas cemetery, citing the ...

Nuggets roar into playoffs for first time in 6 years

Basketball 04/11/19, 17:06

The Denver Nuggets ended their six-year playoff drought in style.After spending most of the season jockeying with the juggernaut Golden State Warriors for top billing in the West, the Nuggets fended off Portland and Houston to earn the No. 2 ...

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