25 years ago: Texas Tech University's School of Mass Communications will give out almost $35,000 in scholarships for the 1990-91 academic year during its annual awards presentation at 6 p.m. today.

April 24, 2015 - 6:40pm

Wayland Baptist University President Paul Armes announced to the WBU Board of Trustees Thursday afternoon and to the Wayland employees Friday morning, his plans to retire, affective June 30, 2016.

April 24, 2015 - 6:17pm

MIAMI — The Obama administration is dialing up the pressure on a handful of states that have resisted expanding Medicaid coverage for their low-income residents under the federal health care overhaul....

April 24, 2015 - 1:17pm

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — An Illinois grandmother's incredible luck has run out. The Iowa Supreme Court ruled Friday that a Waterloo casino does not have to pay Pauline McKee the $41 million she thought she won in 2011 while playing a penny slot machine....

April 24, 2015 - 11:50am

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Carnegie Mellon University researchers are going all in, pitting a computer program against some of the world's best professional poker players....

April 24, 2015 - 10:54am

DALLAS (AP) — Dallas police say they're looking for a woman who tricked a man with dementia into applying for credit cards and gift cards — someone they're calling the "Sweetheart Swindler." Police said Friday that the woman identified herself as "Lisa" and convinced the man she was his friend....

April 24, 2015 - 10:49am

NEW YORK (AP) — When it comes to McDonald's, everyone seems to have an opinion about what the company needs to do differently....

April 24, 2015 - 10:47am

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Authorities say three men mistakenly kidnapped an Austin man they apparently confused for a suspected drug dealer....

April 24, 2015 - 9:58am

 NEW YORK (AP) — Comcast is dropping its $45 billion bid for Time Warner Cable after heavy regulatory pushback....

April 24, 2015 - 9:21am

The annual Springfest — this year featuring the Randy Rogers Band, Eli Young Band, Wade Bowen, Kyle Park and Hunter Hutchinson — will take place at 7 p.m. May 1 at the Lonestar Amphitheater, 602 E. 19th St....

April 24, 2015 - 9:05am