Supreme Court turns down appeal from British woman on Texas death row

Supreme Court turns down appeal from British woman on Texas death row

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The Supreme Court last week turned down an appeal from a British woman sentenced to die for a Harris County murder-kidnapping, moving the case one step closer to a possible execution date.READ MORE: Judge rejects appeal from British woman on Texas death row 


The now 60-year-old had lived in the Houston area for more than a decade at the time of the slaying, but was born on St.

Texans hold on, top Washington for seventh straight win

Texans hold on, top Washington for seventh straight win

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Photo: Brett Coomer, Staff Photographer












Texans wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins (10) runs into the end zone for a touchdown against Washington during the first quarter Sunday.It was a horrid afternoon for Washington's 14-year veteran Smith, who threw two interceptions over three second-quarter plays after suffering only three picks during Washington's surprising 6-3 start this season.

Texans rookie Keke Coutee makes healthy return with no setbacks

Texans rookie Keke Coutee makes healthy return with no setbacks

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By Aaron Wilson, Houston Chronicle
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Houston Texans wide receiver Keke Coutee (16) makes a catch against Washington during the first quarter of an NFL football game at FedEx Field on Sunday, Nov.Photo: Brett Coomer/Staff Photographer

















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Houston Texans wide receiver Keke Coutee (16) makes a catch against Washington during the first quarter of an NFL football game at FedEx Field on Sunday, Nov.

Washington QB Alex Smith suffers gruesome broken leg, Colt McCoy steps in

Washington QB Alex Smith suffers gruesome broken leg, Colt McCoy steps in

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By Aaron Wilson, Houston Chronicle
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Washington quarterback Alex Smith (11) lies on the field after suffering a broken leg when he was sacked by Houston Texans strong safety Kareem Jackson and defensive end J.less
Washington quarterback Alex Smith (11) lies on the field after suffering a broken leg when he was sacked by Houston Texans strong safety Kareem Jackson and defensive end J.

Sharks aren't swept away by broom salesman

Sharks aren't swept away by broom salesman

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Unfortunately for Eben Dobson III, the creator of the Wisp Broom, the three weren’t swept away by his presentation, and neither were fellow sharks Mark Cuban and Kevin O’Leary.More: 'Shark Tank': Teary tribute to firefighter dad yields $1 million (and counting) in orders



More: Hey working mothers, work-life balance is a myth.

Trump's Apparent Aquaphobia Tops This Week's Internet News Roundup

Trump's Apparent Aquaphobia Tops This Week's Internet News Roundup

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Donald Trump's GI issues continued as he managed to shun fallen American soldiers twice in a single week.Indeed, a lot of what people were talking about last week—Melania Trump's verion of "you're fired" and pro wrestling debacles aside—were events set in motion at various points in the past.

The Evolutionary Importance of Neutral vs. Adaptive Genes

The Evolutionary Importance of Neutral vs. Adaptive Genes

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Motoo Kimura proposed in 1968 that most mutations might be neutral in effect rather than beneficial or harmful, and that shifts in the frequency of these neutral mutations dominated evolutionary change at the genomic level.But in 1968, the famed population geneticist Motoo Kimura resisted the adaptationist perspective with his neutral theory of molecular evolution.