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DHS-Bound Official Warned Against ‘Christians Who Take the Bible Literally’

<i>This story has been updated.</i><p>Undersheriff Ron Trowbridge (Photo Credit: Powers County)<p>This weekend, an email written by Ron Trowbridge, the undersheriff of Prowers County, Colorado, started sweeping some of the viral corners of the internet. It alleges that a Colorado State Police training …

Seven Ways Electronic Books Will Make Us Better Readers

In this transitional era, when the world is moving from paper to electronic books, I hear many people say, "But I <i>love</i> my paper books..." So do I, and my business depends on selling products to people who love books. But iPads, Kindles, Nooks and Sony Readers have demonstrated that books are bigger …

Trey Masek Named to National Pitcher of the Year Watch List

Related Links<p>Masek leads the Big 12 (min. 40 IP) with a 0.84 ERA<p><b>April 15, 2013</b><p><b>LUBBOCK, Texas -</b> Texas Tech junior right-handed pitcher Trey Masek …

Family member: Former Texas official is 'prime suspect' in prosecutors' slayings

A former Texas official jailed on charges of making a terroristic threat is a "prime suspect" in the slaying of two Kaufman County prosecutors, one of his family members told NBCDFW.com.<p>Eric Williams, 46, who is being held on $3 million bond, lost his job as Kaufman County justice of the peace last …

How To Cook Like A Cowboy

The best part of the Lubbock, Texas Cowboy Symposium is the Chuck Wagon cook-off, where cooks use authentic antique wagons and tools to cook a cowboy feast. Here's how to do it just like they did in the Old West.<p><i>All photos by Katie Notopoulos for BuzzFeed.</i>

AT&T expands LTE coverage in Phoenix, Lincoln, Lubbock, Hartford County and more

AT&T has been on a roll lately. On an LTE roll out to be more precise. After opening up to 6 new markets earlier this week, AT&T is now expanding its …

Three Ways to Get Your Email Answered First

It’s a situation we’ve all faced at one point or another: you need to send an e-mail to some company or person in order to place a request, extend a business offer, or obtain information that you need. And you need a response; the sooner the better.<p>Chances are that the person you are contacting …

Violent And Panicky Gold Selling Collapse Bullion And Commodity Markets

Panic selling in gold markets has accelerated on Monday, with the yellow metal falling more than $200 an ounce over the past two trading sessions. The blood bath started on Friday, as sell orders for 400 metric tons worth about $20 billion hit the market, amid rumors the ECB would force Cyprus to …

Report: More People Are Watching Netflix Streaming Content Than Cable Networks

That panicked wiggling you hear might just be cable giants quaking in their over-priced boots: Netflix CEO Reed Hastings says subscribers watched …

Facebook Home Earning Oodles Of Negative Feedback From Google Play Reviewers

Earlier this month, Facebook announced Facebook Home, the massive upgrade of its Android smartphone app that basically puts the social networking …

Study: California High-Speed Rail System Would Lose $124 Million to $373 Million a Year

The California High-Speed Rail Authority is overestimating ridership by 65 to 77 percent and will need $124 million to $373 million a year from …

They Lied to us Then About Immigration; They are Lying Now

“First, our cities will not be flooded with a million immigrants annually. Under the proposed bill, the present level of immigration remains …

ECPA reform, United States v. Warshak: The IRS doesn't think "reasonable expectation of privacy" applies to email.

With Tax Day less than a week away in the United States, you probably don’t need another reason to dislike the IRS. But here’s one anyway: Newly …

This New Library Of The Future Brings You Your Books Via Robot

In a digital age where many commentators tolled the death knell for the book-bound library, we’ve reported time and time again that the libraries of the future are the ones that react and adapt to new technology, not run from it.<p>A library that’s recently opened embodies this philosophy. The James …

Dish Network Offers $25.5B For Sprint Nextel

In a move that could potentially thwart SoftBank’s proposed $20B acquisition of 70% of Sprint Nextel, Dish Network has made an unsolicited $25.5B …

AMC Slots New Season Of ‘Hell On Wheels’ On Saturdays

AMC will make Saturdays a third night of original programming with <i>Hell On Wheels</i>. The third season of the period Western will premiere on Saturday, …

Notable New iBooks – Led Zeppelin: Sound and Fury

<b>Led Zeppelin: Sound and Fury</b> is a new iBook that should prove to be a big hit with Led Zepp fans and rock fans in general. Here’s a little of its App Store introduction:<p>Led Zeppelin: Sound and Fury by Neal Preston is an in-depth, illustrated digital coffee-table book created and designed especially …

Soak the Rich? Ok, So Who's Rich Now?

Determining whether they're rich may be almost as difficult for taxpayers as paying their higher taxes this April.<p>President Obama's first term ended …

Margaret Thatcher: Reagan's Most Resolute Ally

Margaret Thatcher, who died Monday at 87, ranks with Winston Churchill as the only British prime ministers who had a powerful impact on U.S. …

Should California Let Stockton Go Bankrupt?

Early last week, a federal court ruled that Stockton, California was eligible for bankruptcy. The decision represented a victory for the city, which …

Breaking News: Groundbreaking improv comedian Jonathan Winters has died at age 87. http://tinyurl.com/ctoxs4e

A Rain Tax!? Residents of This State May Soon Be Paying It

On Special Report tonight, Molly Henneberg brought us up to date on a new state tax that Bret Baier simply called "amazing."<p>It's technically called a …

It's a girl! Jenna Bush Hager, daughter of former President George W. Bush, gives birth to her first child. http://tinyurl.com/cmmagdg

Medical Marijuana Is Far From Medicine

Protecting children and vulnerable adults from the destruction substance abuse can cause should not be a partisan issue. In fact, saving a generation from the scourge of addictive drugs is going to require effective government policy, private sector ingenuity, and leaders of both major …

Roy Blunt Raises Specter Of Federal Gun Registry, Despite Explicit Ban

The federal government is already barred from creating a database of every single gun owner in America. And under background check legislation being worked out by the Senate, that ban would be made even more explicit, with harsh penalties for anyone who violated it.<p>But that's not enough for Sen. …