New report looks at fracking amid drought

Hydraulic fracturing of natural gas and oil wells threatens America’s water supplies in drought-stricken areas, according to a report released Tuesday by the Environmental Working Group.

Battle over land, water

Water Woes: Drawn away

Water Woes: Growth, drought raising concerns

Water Woes: Digging deep


Anniversary of JFK death brings sadness, solemnity

DALLAS — It was the same time, 12:30 p.m., Friday, Nov. 22. It was the same place, downtown Dallas. But 50 years later, the thousands of people who filled Dealey Plaza weren’t there to cheer but to remember in quiet sadness the young, handsome president with whom Dallas will always be “linked in tragedy.”

'This Can't Be True'

ER doctor who treated Kennedy shunned fame

Solemn events to mark JFK’s assassination

Remembering JFK: Eyewitness to history

Old street, new frame

Structures are beginning to take shape on the 4.3-acre lot on the corner of Fry and Hickory streets, where Cool Beans is the lone occupant. It’s all part of the Sterling Fry Street project, which is redeveloping the lot to be a mixed-use space that will include apartments, retail space and a parking garage.


Elida Tamez finds lessons in patience and humility, from cancer to frack fight

Nothing about the shiny surface of Elida Tamez’s life suggests she would have been an environmental activist. Even after she was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in 1999, she got a second lease on life that turned out to be a long and happy one.

Elida Tamez moved to act

Lake drilling rights not on auction block

Curbs on methane expected

Deal will open up land for houses