American forces were surrounded by Chinese troops and became trapped after suffering a surprise attack in Korea close to the 38th Parallel (the line separating North and South Korea). It was 1950 and the area was hit by the coldest weather there in 100 years, inflicting 30 to 50 degrees below zero temperatures.
By MICHAEL E. YOUNG
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Texas voters approved several constitutional amendments Tuesday that will allow new cooperation between cities and counties, give the governor more power to issue pardons and borrow more money for student loans.
ISLAMABAD (AP) Pakistan's president promised to work with the United States to "eradicate" the militant Haqqani network, a pledge made during a meeting with visiting American congressmen, according to one of the lawmakers.
WASHINGTON (AP) With the stroke of his pen, President Barack Obama has sacked souvenirs federal agencies buy with taxpayer money to promote their work.
VIENNA (AP) The U.N. atomic agency said for the first time Tuesday that Iran is suspected of conducting secret experiments whose sole purpose is the development of nuclear arms, an assessment that draws on 1,000 pages of intelligence and nearly a decade of research.
In separate meetings, the Denison Planning and Zoning Commission and Zoning Board of Adjustments and Appeals approved requests from 2026 Flora Lane.
The Denison School Food Service Association is taking orders through Nov. 11 for its annual holiday bake sale.
The 2011 United Way of Grayson County LIVE UNITED campaign has been in full swing since August. A noon report meeting Thursday will bring together campaign leaders and division heads plus business and industry teams to report on their progress on reaching their $1,320,000 goal.
The Denison Planning and Zoning Commission and Zoning and Zoning Board of Adjustments and Appeals will hold separate meetings on Tuesday in the Council Chambers, 500 W. Chestnut St.
PHILADELPHIA — He beat Muhammad Ali in the Fight of the Century, battled him nearly to the death in the Thrilla in Manila. Then Joe Frazier spent the rest of his life trying to fight his way out of Ali's shadow.
A woman brought a carrot cake into the newsroom this week, a special thank you to reporter Jonathan Cannon for a story he'd done. Jonathan shared it with everyone — thank you, Jonathan!
I realize it's a crime punishable by tarring and feathering in some folks' minds, but I'm saying it anyway. I'm not a NASCAR fan. You read that correctly. I do not like racing.
HOUSTON (AP) Like a lot of people growing up in Baytown and the other blue-collar towns east of Houston, Wade Williams never thought about college.
It's the day off, no classes, and yet 500 Austin College students bundled up against Saturday morning's low temperatures and high winds to make a difference in the community.
Texas Department of Transportation has eight construction/maintenance contracts in the work between now and Sunday in Grayson and Fannin counties. Drivers should expect delays, lane closures, detours, and flaggers at these sites. TxDOT urges motorists to be extremely cautious when entering and when inside these and any other construction zones in the area.
BONHAM – Veterans will be honored at two special events this week in Bonham. The 21st Annual Regional Veterans Day Program is set for Tuesday, and a community-wide Veterans Day ceremony will be Friday. Both activities are free and open to the public.
By Mary Jane Farmer
The 4th annual Austin College Public Administration Symposium will be held from 11 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. Thursday in the Wright Campus Center. This year's theme will be "The Public Administration Profession and The Future of North Texas: Transportation, Economic Development, and Environmental Sustainability."