State seeks longer red-snapper season in federal proposal
A proposal to shift part of the responsibility and authority for managing recreational harvest of red snapper in the Gulf of Mexico to individual states could result in Texas' offshore anglers this year and next seeing their longest red-snapper seasons in federally controlled waters in a decade - as many as 104 days and at least 64 days for anglers fishing from private boats and 51 days for those fishing from for-hire vessels operating under federal reef-fish fishing permits, according to estimates by Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.
Twitter mocks racists after DNA test shows ancient Britons had dark skin
Ancient inhabitants of modern-day United Kingdom may have rocked dark skin and blue eyes, a DNA test on a 10,000-year-old skeleton revealed Wednesday. The new findings, along with a 3-D recreation of the oldest-known Briton, who scientists dubbed "Cheddar Man," are being used to by Twitter users to mock white supremacists that have long looked to Europe for notions of racial purity.
Texans' J.J. Watt earns Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award
Updated 7:40 pm, Saturday, February 3, 2018 MINNEAPOLIS - Texans defensive end J.J. Watt won the NFL's Walter Payton Man of the Year Award on Saturday night. After raising more than $37 million in 19 days for a Hurricane Harvey relief fund, Watt was expected to win the award over Carolina tight end Greg Olsen and Baltimore tight end Benjamin Watson.
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Explainer: Why can't immigrants here illegally just apply for citizenship?
Why can't they just stand in line and fill out the paperwork? As President Donald Trump prepares to give his state of the union address, almost certainly raising the issue of young immigrants who stand to lose their work permits, we explain.
Most of the 750,000 Texas hunters who pursue white-tailed deer would see their fall hunting season lengthen by two weeks, closing on the third Sunday in January instead of the year's first Sunday as it has for decades, under a proposed change in regulations recommended by state wildlife officials.