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Did Dog-Human Alliance Drive Out the Neanderthals?

With the help of wolf dogs, early humans out-hunted—and outlasted—Neanderthals.<p>In popular culture, they're often portrayed like members of a heavy-metal band: fur clad, shaggy haired, ape-like. But in most ways they were like you and me. They used fire and made tools, lived in social groups, and …

96 Minutes

On the morning of August 1, 1966, not long before summer classes at the University of Texas at Austin were about to let out for lunch, an …

Crime

Meanwhile, in Texas…

• High school engineering students in Mansfield developed a working prosthetic hand for a man who lost his fingers in a wood chipper.<br>• A San Antonio …

Texas

Check, Mate in the Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office

Hidalgo County just can’t win when it comes time to find a sheriff. The charges against former top cop Lupe Treviño, who pled guilty to money …

Texas

Puffy Tacos

When I was a kid, a visit to San Antonio’s North Star Mall meant one thing, and it wasn’t shopping. Sure, there were the obligatory hours I spent …

Texas

Richard Linklater’s Love Letter to Texas

<i>Boyhood</i>, the film shot over 12 years with the same actors, which opened recently in Texas, begins in what the director, Richard Linklater, describes …

Texas

The Brews of Big Bend

ALPINE — More than 400 people gathered this month just outside Alpine in a windswept part of Far West Texas to sample craft beer and celebrate the …

Beer

15 Best Spots on the Coast

15 Best Spots on the Coast<p>With its crowded beachfronts, noisy condo towers, and cruising cars, the Texas coast can sometimes feel like anything but a …

The 50 Best BBQ Joints . . . in the World!

The 50 Best BBQ Joints . . . in the World!<p>Our definitive, soot-stained guide to the best purveyors of smoked meat in Texas—which is to say, the best …

BBQ

The Oakland Raiders Are in Talks to Move to San Antonio

Here’s some big news on the “more pro sports in San Antonio” front: While the Alamo City is flirting with MLS and spent some time in the discussions …

Football (U.S.)