Asian stocks lower after Wall Street fall, Brexit approval

BEIJING (AP) — Most Asian stock markets declined Thursday after Wall Street fell for a fifth day and Britain’s Cabinet endorsed a draft agreement to leave the European Union. Source:…

PG&E says it contacted resident about shut-off power line

CHICO, California (AP) — A utility accused in a lawsuit of igniting California’s deadliest and most destructive wildfire said it contacted a customer about a power line on her property…

Powell sees potential threats from global slowdown

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said Wednesday that the U.S. economy is performing well but he’s eyeing potential risks ahead. Source: Business – The Eagle

Feds subpoena Snap over shareholder lawsuit

NEW YORK (AP) — Snap Inc. has received federal subpoenas related to a class-action lawsuit stemming from its 2017 initial public offering. Source: Business – The Eagle

An international team of researchers, including a NASA glaciologist, has discovered a large meteorite impact crater hiding beneath more than a half-mile of ice in northwest Greenland. Source: NASA

Mashed potato casserole keeps classic tastes with creamy addition

Every year when November rolls around, I find myself reminiscing of Thanksgivings at home. Not my grown-up home — the childhood one. The funny thing is, I remember more about…

NASA’s Mars Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport (InSight) lander is scheduled to touch down on the Red Planet at approximately 3 p.m. EST Nov. 26, and…

NASA astronaut Serena Auñón-Chancellor, currently orbiting Earth as part of the International Space Station’s Expedition 57 crew, will answer questions from students at New York’s University Prep Charter High School…

NASA is hosting an event at its Kennedy Space Center in Florida at 9 a.m. EST Friday, Nov. 16, to celebrate the arrival of the European Service Module for the…

Lund: Peanut butter can help create a snack for hangry children

November is Peanut Butter Lovers’ Month and that includes me! I can’t remember a time that peanut butter hasn’t been a food staple in my life. From the time I…

SAP buying Qualtrics for $8 billion in cash

SAP says it has agreed to pay $8 billion cash for survey-software provider Qualtrics International Inc., which was preparing for an initial sale of stock to the public. Source: Business…

China's annual shopping frenzy shatters records again

SHANGHAI (AP) — Online shoppers in China have shattered last year’s record by making $30.8 billion in sales on the country’s annual buying frenzy Sunday, as the tradition marked its…

Saudi Arabia, Russia discussing possible oil-production cuts

Momentum seems to be growing among major oil producers to reduce output in an effort to end a slump in prices. Source: Business – The Eagle

Pabst says MillerCoors is trying to put it out of business

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Pabst Brewing Company and MillerCoors are going to trial, with hipster favorite Pabst contending that MillerCoors wants to put it out of business by ending a longstanding…

Elliott's efforts in Freeman case honored by DPS

Retired Brazos County Sheriff’s Office Investigator Kenny Elliott recently received the Texas Department of Public Safety Director’s Award in recognition of his dedication over a period of 25 years during…

Megan Montgomery named Bryan Noon Lions Club student of the month

The Bryan Noon Lions Club has selected Megan Montgomery as the Student of the Month. Megan is a senior photography student at Bryan High School who was nominated by her…

Brenham High senior Zeb McCorkle defends Java title

For the third year in a row, Brenham High School senior Zeb McCorkle won the Java competition at the annual Texas State University IT Symposium. The competition involved solving coding…

Chinese leaders struggle to dispel stock market gloom

BEIJING (AP) — Lu Yushan, a retired salesman, has advice for investors in China’s slumping stock market: Sell. Source: Business – The Eagle

UK ex-minister says other officials may resign over Brexit

LONDON (AP) — A former U.K. minister says others may step down from the government to protest Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit plan. Source: Business – The Eagle

Donny Baron Sr. receives Scottish Rite's Double Eagle Award

Donny Baron Sr. of Somerville has received the Double Eagle Award, a prestigious award from the Austin Scottish Rite. The Double Eagle Award is presented to members of the Austin…