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Amanda Wolf, graphic design major, uses a bladed tool called a jack to shape molten glass into a bowl Thursday during a glassblowing class at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor’s Baugh Center for the Visual Arts in Belton. Professor Hershall Seals rolls a rod attached to the glass to keep …

Texas’ Republican-led House of Representatives has begun historic impeachment proceedings against Attorney General Ken Paxton as Donald Trump defended the scandal-plagued GOP official from a vote that could lead to his ouster. The House convened Saturday afternoon to debate whether to impeach and suspend Paxton over allegations of bribery, abuse of public trust and that he is unfit for office. Accusations of wrongdoing have trailed Texas’ top lawyer for most of his three terms. After opening statements from the committee that recommended Paxton’s impeachment, there could be four hours of debate and closing remarks, then the vote. The 60-year-old Paxton has decried the process as an effort to disenfranchise the voters who reelected him in November.



On the first day of the week, in the morning, after Jesus rose from the dead, He appeared to Mary Magdalene just outside the empty tomb. With indescribable joy, she held onto Him, but He said to her, “Do not cling to Me for I have not yet ascended to My Father. Go tell My disciples that I am…

The week in May when ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox traditionally unveiled programming plans in glitzy presentations to advertisers has always spoken to the networks' power over popular culture. It was decidedly muted this year, both to the continued growth of streaming and uncertainties caused by the Hollywood writers strike. Picketers marched this week in front of the Manhattan venues where the annual presentations took place, and stars stayed away. More importantly, the strike lends mystery to whether TV will have much of a fall season at all. Some of the broadcast networks took strikingly different tacks in how they approach a future that is in shadows.