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This all-male council in Texas just voted to ban abortion

Five men vote to make Waskom ‘sanctuary city for the unborn’Unconstitutional vote comes after series of bans nationwideThe entirely white male counci...

This all-male council in Texas just voted to ban abortion

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AOC advocates for abortion rights — but voted to restrict funding WASHINGTON – Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez — who just criticized Joe Biden for waffling on abortion rights — has herself voted for legislation that restricts government funding of ab...
03:51 2019-06-08

Texas city bans abortion, says it’s a ‘sanctuary’ for unborn WASKOM, Texas (AP) — A small Texas city has passed a local abortion ban and declared itself a “sanctuary city for the unborn.” Right to Life of East Texas says the vote Tuesday by the all-...
21:00 2019-06-13

Texas pastor who backed bill criminalizing abortion arrested A former Southern Baptist pastor who supported legislation in Texas this year that would have criminalized abortions has been arrested on charges of child sex abuse....
05:51 2019-06-17

'Sanctuary city for the unborn': All-male city council in Texas town bans most abortions Waskom, Texas, has no abortion services available, but supporters of the measure wanted to prevent a clinic from being able to open in the city.        ...
23:01 2019-06-13

What happens if Austria's chancellor is voted out? Sebastian Kurz may be about to lose his position as Austria's chancellor. But even if a majority of lawmakers side against him in a no-confidence vote, that doesn't necessarily spell the end of his po...
20:17 2019-05-21

"Everyone Voted Modi": Twitter Users Give New Meaning To EVM As the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) surged to power, a section of Twitter users created a new acronym for the Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) today, labelling them "Everyone Voted Modi"....
16:51 2019-05-23

Ireland Has Voted Overwhelmingly to Ease Its Divorce Laws The Republic of Ireland has voted to relax restrictions on divorce laws by an overwhelming majority, in the latest move to liberalize a constitution heavily influenced by the Roman Catholic Church. A ...
09:34 2019-05-27

Revealed: Cherie Blair voted for Lib Dems in European elections Wife of former Labour PM Tony Blair told friends she was "appalled" that Alistair Campbell was booted from party after he too voted for the Liberal Democrats...
11:51 2019-05-30

Doctor thought to be 1st Jewish person voted mayor in Greece THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — A 65-year-old doctor is believed to be the first Jewish person elected mayor in Greece. Independent candidate Moses Elisaf won 50.3 percent of the vote in the municipal ele...
21:34 2019-06-03

Body of Texas Police Chief Chris Reed who fell overboard from fishing boat found near Texas City Dike The body of Kemah Police Chief Chris Reed, who had been missing since Friday, was found Sunday near the Texas City Dike, the U.S. Coast Guard said.        ...
20:51 2019-06-09

# MEMBERSHIP APPROVES CBOE'S DEMUTUALIZATION; Restructuring Transaction Approved by Vote of 96.2% of Memberships Voted CHICAGO, IL, May 21, 2010 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that the Exchange's membership has overwhelmingly approved CBOE's planned demutualization. In a special meeting o...
10:51 2019-05-23

Fraser Anning, Australian lawmaker egged by teen after New Zealand mosque shootings, voted out of office Australian lawmaker Fraser Anning, who blamed Muslims after a white supremacist did the New Zealand mosque shootings, has been voted out of office.        ...
19:17 2019-05-21

#expelmetoo: Furious members who voted against Labour in European elections dare party to kick them out after Alastair Campbell's expulsion Furious Labour members have dared the party to kick them out after Alastair Campbell was expelled for voting for the Liberal Democrats in the European elections....
10:34 2019-05-29

Gucci Collection Promotes Abortion Rights Amid Wave of Abortion Restrictions in U.S. Gucci weighed into the abortion debate at its 2020 fashion show in Rome on Tuesday, unveiling several pieces that made reference to abortion rights and women’s rights. The fashion statement come...
19:34 2019-05-29

Alabama’s Abortion Ban Isn’t Only About Abortion. Opponents Are Afraid it May Drive Doctors Out of the State Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey on May 15 signed into law the strictest abortion ban in the country, sparking fears not only about abortion access, but also about how the policy could worsen disparities that al...
15:00 2019-05-21

As Some States Limit Abortion, Others Move to Protect Abortion Rights In Vermont, Democrats are pushing for an amendment protecting abortion rights in the State Constitution. Elsewhere, demonstrators were marching outside statehouses on Tuesday....
22:34 2019-05-21

Council funding 'unsustainable' as budgets cut by 20% There must be a national conversation about how much people want from their councils and what they'll pay, amid "unsustainable funding", researchers have said....
18:34 2019-05-29

Jews are at risk in Germany, says Jewish Council Germany's central Jewish council has weighed in on the anti-Semitism debate, saying the security situation for Jews has "deteriorated" in major cities. Israeli President Rivlin has expressed concern o...
14:34 2019-05-26

100-year-old woman elected to local council A 100-year-old German woman has embarked on a new adventure later in life after being elected to her local town council in Kirchheimbolanden, a town of 8,000 people in western Germany on Sunday....
22:34 2019-05-28

Chicago mayor gets first reforms through City Council CHICAGO (AP) — Mayor Lori Lightfoot has begun implementing reform to Chicago’s City Hall. During her first time chairing a City Council meeting, Lightfoot got aldermen to go along with her picks...
01:00 2019-05-30

2 first-timers among 5 nations elected to Security Council UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Estonia and the Caribbean island nation of St. Vincent and the Grenadines have been elected to the U.N.’s most powerful body for the first time alongside Niger, Tunisia and...
20:34 2019-06-07

Sudan opposition says to nominate members for transitional council Sudan's opposition plans to nominate eight members of a transitional council and name a prominent economist to head a government, a leader in the alliance of protesters and opposition groups said on M...
04:34 2019-06-11

Wu-Tang rapper RZA backs fur ban in letter to City Council The city’s proposed fur ban got a high profile backer Wednesday — legendary Wu-Tang Clan rapper RZA. The New York native collaborated with animal rights group PETA to write an email pushin...
10:51 2019-05-30

Sudan says military council suspends decree on UN sites A Sudanese diplomat says the transitional military council has suspended implementation of a decree demanding that the joint U.N.-African Union peacekeeping force in Darfur hand over its premises as p...
07:51 2019-06-15

Madrid’s new rightwing council suspends low-emissions zone Protests planned as People’s party rolls back key policy of Spanish capital’s former mayorMadrid’s new rightwing city council has begun rolling back one of the flagship initiatives of the last mayor t...
17:51 2019-06-18

Algerian council scraps July 4 presidential election Algeria cannot hold a presidential election planned for July 4 due to a lack of valid candidates, its constitutional council said on Sunday, prolonging the country's transition after President Abdelaz...
16:00 2019-06-02

Brazil reduces top environment council, trims independents Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is slashing the size of a body that oversees environmental policy, effectively reducing the role of non-governmental organizations...
18:34 2019-05-30

Key US official on Mideast peace addresses Security Council A key architect of the long-awaited U.S. plan for Israeli-Palestinian peace is warning that "nothing can be meaningfully fixed" until Gaza's Hamas rulers and Palestinian Islamic Jihad renounce their v...
19:00 2019-05-22

First Meet Of Council Of Ministers Of New Government To Be Held Tomorrow The first meeting of the new council of ministers will be held on Wednesday in which Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to outline the roadmap of his government, sources said Tuesday....
12:00 2019-06-11

Prosecutors investigate VW works council boss in pay inquiry German prosecutors said on Tuesday they were investigating the chairman of Volkswagen's powerful works council as part of a inquiry into whether some of its members were paid excessively, turning him ...
19:51 2019-06-11

100-year-old German woman elected to town council Centenarian Lisel Heise has secured a spot on the town council in a small village in western Germany. A passionate swimmer, she decided to stand for election in part to reopen the local swimming pool....
01:17 2019-05-28

Russia could take new U.S. troop deployment to U.N. security council: lawmaker Russia could raise the topic of a new U.S. troop deployment in the Middle East at the U.N. Security Council, lawmaker Vladimir Dzhabarov, deputy head of parliament's foreign affairs committee, said on...
21:17 2019-05-24

UN Security Council to discuss Sudan’s military crackdown KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The U.N. Security Council is set to discuss Sudan after its ruling military conducted a deadly crackdown on pro-democracy protesters. The United Kingdom and Germany requested th...
08:34 2019-06-04

Paducah council amends anti-discrimination ordinance PADUCAH, Ky. (AP) — Paducah officials have approved an amendment to an anti-discrimination ordinance to protect religious liberty. The Paducah Sun reports the council voted 4-1 on Tuesday to approve a...
16:00 2019-05-29

UN council adopts 1st measure on people missing in conflict The U.N. Security Council has unanimously approved its first-ever resolution focused on the countless thousands of people missing in conflict, including over 45,000 registered in 2018 alone by the Int...
22:17 2019-06-11

Couture Council to honor Louboutin and his red-soled shoes NEW YORK (AP) — Designer Christian Louboutin and his famous towering, red-soled shoes are being awarded a prestigious fashion honor. The French designer will be the next honoree of the Couture Council...
16:00 2019-05-29

Radha Mohan Singh Not In PM Modi's Council Of Ministers Bihar leader Radha Mohan Singh, who handled the crucial agriculture portfolio, has not figured in new council of ministers that took oath along with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday evening......
02:51 2019-05-31

UAE communicating with Sudanese opposition and military council: minister The United Arab Emirates is continuing its communications with the Sudanese opposition and the ruling military council, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs said on Tuesday in a tweet....
21:51 2019-06-11

Berlin Wall remnants divide council in Christchurch, New Zealand Two Berlin Wall slabs gifted to Christchurch, New Zealand have sparked division. Some city councilors don't want them sited on Victoria Square, a multicultural riverside oasis next to the South Pacifi...
05:00 2019-06-15

Russia halts UN Security Council statement on Syria's Idlib Russia blocked the U.N. Security Council on Monday from issuing a statement sounding alarm about the increasing fighting in and around Syria's Idlib province and the possibility of a humanitarian disa...
06:51 2019-06-04

County Government Council Meetings To Discuss E-Scooter Ordinance LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)–E-scooters are a topic of conversation at Lexington-Fayette Urban County  Government Council meeting. To help traffic congestion, electric scooters are being used in citi...
01:51 2019-06-07

Sydney's Inner West council fully divests from fossil fuels Council wants NSW government to work with banks on financial products to make divestment easierSydney’s Inner West council says it has 100% divested from fossil fuels after a three-year process that b...
09:17 2019-06-06

UP Lawmaker Niranjan Jyoti Retained In PM Modi's Council Of Ministers Saffron-robe clad Niranjan Jyoti was a minister in the first Narendra Modi government in 2014. She is back in the House after winning from Fatehpur parliamentary constituency in Uttar Pradesh,......
00:34 2019-05-31

Was this cough at Tampa City Council meeting really a vulgar insult? What we do know for sure: There was a cough. What we don’t know for sure is whether there was a little something extra at the end of it. A routine Tampa City Council meeting last Thursday has be...
22:17 2019-05-30

City Council to investigate Grubhub’s restaurant-killing fees The New York City Council has scheduled an oversight hearing into the stiff fees charged by Grubhub and other food-delivery apps — setting the stage for a possible government crackdown on the sites’ o...
05:00 2019-06-10

City council proposes overhaul of taxi medallion industry The Taxi and Limousine Commission’s failure to address years of concerns about the collapsing taxi medallion industry has spurred City Council members to take matters into their own hands. “City regul...
07:17 2019-06-13

‘Project Runway’ host Tim Gunn backs City Council fur ban A prominent fashionista and television personality will testify in support of a fur ban proposed by City Council Speaker Corey Johnson, The Post has learned. Tim Gunn, who hosted the hit reality TV sh...
00:34 2019-05-22

ICAO council holding 'informal briefing' on Boeing 737 MAX: spokesman The International Civil Aviation Organization council is holding an "informal briefing" on the grounded Boeing Co 737 MAX on Thursday, a spokesman said....
17:34 2019-05-23

Woman: Hand-licking former UN Security Council president raped me twice A Rwandan woman says she was raped twice by a United Nations ambassador — who allegedly licked her hand and made other creepy advances before having his way with her in a Manhattan hotel, according to...
02:51 2019-06-15

Fight to criminalize foie gras heads to City Council Get ready for a big honkin’ fight. Animal lovers crying fowl over “barbarically” raised birds destined to become foie gras will face off against restaurant industry folks Tuesday in a battle over whet...
01:34 2019-06-18

City Council pledges overhaul of public cemetery on Hart Island Often abandoned by their families and disdained by society, scores of New Yorkers stricken with HIV/AIDS found their final resting place in mass graves on a barren dot in the middle of Pelham Bay — Ha...
08:34 2019-05-31

DAs warn City Council that bail-reform laws will be a major fail Top prosecutors warned the City Council on Wednesday that soft-on-crime bail-reform laws will endanger witnesses and make it easier for ­foreign cartels to smuggle drugs into the state and money out. ...
06:51 2019-05-23

Ex-City Council candidate pleads guilty to stealing public funds Albert Alvarez, the ex-chief of staff for former City Council Majority Leader Joel Rivera, copped to a misdemeanor charge of offering a false instrument for filing and agreed to pay $10,450 in restitu...
05:34 2019-06-04

Sudan parties to resume talks on forming transitional council: envoy Sudanese parties have agreed to resume talks on the formation of a transitional sovereign council, Ethiopia's special envoy to Sudan said on Tuesday....
21:51 2019-06-11

UN Security Council condemns Taliban offensive as a blow against ‘sustainable peace’ The United Nations Security Council has condemned the announcement by Taliban militants in Afghanistan of its spring offensive, saying it will result in more “unnecessary suffering and destruction for...
16:51 2019-05-21

UN Security Council offers Yemen Special Envoy ‘their full support’ Security Council members issued a statement on Monday offering “their full support” to the UN Special Envoy for Yemen, Martin Griffiths, after he had reportedly come in for criticism by the Government...
21:51 2019-06-11

Perth council's facial recognition trial accused of 'blanket surveillance' Residents ‘in disbelief’ over installation of facial recognition technology in Australian cameras Perth City council is pressing ahead with a trial of facial recognition technology to be installed in ...
02:51 2019-06-12

UP Bar Council Chief Darvesh Yadav Cremated, Family Seeks CBI Probe The mortal remains of Uttar Pradesh Bar Council president Darvesh Yadav, who was shot dead on Wednesday, were consigned to flames in her native Chandpur village in Etah district....
12:51 2019-06-13

City council appoints women to parks committee after sex harassment scandal A City Council committee overseeing the Big Apple’s parkland is finally getting female representation — but only after a Queens legislator resigned as chairman last month while admitting to sexu...
21:00 2019-06-13

City Council hits up taxpayers to fund 2021 mayoral campaigns The City Council rewrote local campaign laws Thursday in a move critics claim was done to boost the mayoral campaign of Speaker Corey Johnson while hitting up taxpayers up for tens of millions of doll...
04:17 2019-06-14

Venezuela: Competing US, Russia resolutions fail to pass in Security Council The second meeting of the week on the situation in Venezuela, took place in the UN Security Council on Thursday, during which competing resolutions produced by the United States and by Russia were pre...
14:32 2019-05-21

Muslim Council demands apology for Cologne police 'racial profiling' Cologne police have denied that brief detentions of Ramadan revelers at the city's rail hub amounted to 'racial profiling.' Germany's Central Council of Muslims says officers need coaching in cultural...
22:00 2019-06-05

PM Modi To Chair NITI Aayog's Governing Council Meeting On June 15 Prime Minister Narendra Modi will chair the fifth meeting of NITI Aayog's Governing Council on June 15 to discuss various issues concerning water management, agriculture and security, official sources...
18:01 2019-06-04

UP Bar Council Chief Shot Dead In Agra Court 2 Days After Her Election Uttar Pradesh Bar Council president Darvesh Yadav was shot dead by a fellow-advocate while she was attending an event on the Agra district court premises today, two days after she was elected to the.....
16:17 2019-06-12

Report on tanker attacks to be presented to U.N. Security Council: Sky News Arabia The United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia and Norway will present to the U.N. Security Council on Thursday the results of a joint probe into attacks targeting four tanker vessels off the UAE coast last m...
13:17 2019-06-06

UAE to present tanker attack report to U.N. Security Council members: diplomats The United Arab Emirates will present to U.N. Security Council members on Thursday the results of an investigation into attacks targeting four oil tanker vessels off the UAE coast last month, two dipl...
18:34 2019-06-06

Is This Gay, Sober, Poem-Writing City Council Leader the Mayor New Yorkers Want? Corey Johnson, the Council speaker, is using his personality to draw attention to issues as Mayor Bill de Blasio traverses the country to pursue a long-shot presidential bid....
18:17 2019-06-06

Saudi Crown Prince meets Sudan's military council deputy heed: SPA Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman met the deputy head of Sudan's transitional military council who is visiting Saudi Arabia, Saudi Press Agency said early on Friday....
05:17 2019-05-24

Women must be at ‘centre of peacekeeping decision-making’, UN chief tells Security Council Women’s rights, voices and participation must be at “the centre of peacekeeping decision-making”, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres told the Security Council on Thursday, describing th...
23:51 2019-05-21

Piracy and high seas crime growing, becoming more sophisticated, UN Security Council told International maritime crime is becoming “increasingly sophisticated” as criminal groups exploit jurisdiction and enforcement challenges on the high seas and pose “immediate danger to people’s lives a...
15:34 2019-05-21

St. Vincent and the Grenadines breaks a record, as smallest ever Security Council seat holder Following a secret ballot held on Friday, the UN General Assembly elected five countries to the Security Council, including St. Vincent and the Grenadines, the smallest nation ever to secure a seat. A...
23:34 2019-06-07

UN cooperation with League of Arab States ‘pivotal’, UN chief tells Security Council Global problems require global solutions that rely on “essential” partnerships, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres told the Security Council on Thursday, stating that “our cooperation w...
23:51 2019-06-13

PM Modi To Chair NITI Aayog Council Meet On Saturday, Drought On Agenda Farm distress, drought and security concerns in Maoist-affected districts will be high on the agenda when Prime Minister Narendra Modi chairs the fifth meeting of NITI Aayog's governing council at the...
03:17 2019-06-14

UN suspending handover of camps in Darfur, peacekeeping chief tells Security Council The joint African Union-UN Mission in Darfur (UNAMID), is suspending the handover of any more camps for displaced civilians to the Sudanese military, against a backdrop of worsening violence and insec...
19:17 2019-06-14

Security Council should ‘nurture’ Colombian consensus against return to violence, top UN official urges Two years after the signing of the historic peace agreement in Colombia and following a recent escalation of violence, the newly-appointed representative of the United Nations in the country, told the...
14:32 2019-05-21

Yemeni children ‘dying right now’ due to food aid diversions Beasley warns Security Council Food continues to be taken “from the mouths of hungry little boys and little girls” in many areas of Yemen controlled by Houthi rebels, warned the head of the UN World Food Programme (WFP) on Monday, ...
20:17 2019-06-17

Taika Waititi and the What We Do In The Shadows team on uniting the star-studded vampire council Earlier this season on What We Do In The Shadows, bumbling vampire roommates Nandor, Nadja, and Laszlo were summoned by the Vampiric Council, an ancient and star-studded tribunal led by famous vampire...
21:00 2019-05-30

World Economic Forum launches Global AI Council to address governance gaps The World Economic Forum is creating a series of councils that create policy recommendations for use of things like AI, blockchain, and precision medicine.Read More...
03:17 2019-05-30

Saudi Arabia, UAE, Norway to Security Council: 'State actor' attacked oil tankers Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have told the United Nations Security Council that investigators have determined that a "state actor" was behind attacks on four oil tankers in the Gulf of Om...
23:00 2019-06-07

City Council members call for pulling license of trash hauler linked to murder Two top city councilmen are demanding the agency that regulates the private trash hauling business to shut down the operation owned by William Formica, the Staten Island power player implicated in the...
08:34 2019-05-31

‘Great cause of concern’ UN chief tells Security Council on 'bleak' state of civilian protection Marking 20 years since the UN Security Council added the protection of civilians to its agenda, Secretary-General António Guterres told the chamber on Thursday that while safeguards were stronger, “co...
20:34 2019-05-23

Meadow Lake Tribal Council clean energy project to power thousands of homes The Meadow Lake Tribal Council Bioenergy Centre will use sawmill biomass residuals to produce 6.6 megawatts of carbon-neutral green energy – enough to power roughly 5,000 homes....
02:17 2019-05-23

Beat Your Feet or Step Out the Way: D.C. Council Introduces Bill to Make Go-Go 'the Official Music of the District' For almost 50 years, go-go has been the unofficial music of Washington, D.C. The former hallmark of Saturday nights in the metro area (also known as the DMV), go-go forebears like Chuck Brown and Rare...
22:00 2019-06-06

Head of Sudan’s ruling military council says the generals are ready to resume negotiations with the opposition KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Head of Sudan’s ruling military council says the generals are ready to resume negotiations with the opposition. The post Head of Sudan’s ruling military council says...
12:34 2019-06-05

Eight years in, Syria still embroiled in conflict ‘that no longer sparks outrage’, Security Council hears After eight years of deadly air strikes and terrorist attacks that have left hundreds of thousands of Syrians dead and millions of others injured, United Nations Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator Ur...
19:17 2019-05-28

London Drugs offers to fund Victoria Remembrance Day costs as council debates asking military The Canadian pharmacy chain said the company plans to cover the costs of the events and other veterans' commemorations "for at least the next few years."...
06:17 2019-06-14

Libya on verge of civil war, threatening ‘permanent division’, top UN official warns Security Council The damage done to Libya will already take “years to mend” but unless fighting around the capital Tripoli stops, the country risks “descending into a civil war which could lead to the permanent divisi...
20:34 2019-05-21

Families deserve answers when loved ones go missing in conflict: Security Council adopts historic resolution The 15 members of the United Nations Security Council adopted on Tuesday the very first ever resolution focused on the issue of missing persons in armed conflict. The aim is to encourage countries to ...
21:51 2019-06-11

Watford hoping to work with local council to resolve issue over inflatable training ground dome Watford are hoping to work with Hertsmere Borough Council to find a positive resolution after they were refused permission to use an inflatable dome at their training ground all year round....
17:51 2019-06-12

Ethiopian leader Abiy arrives in Sudan to meet head of ruling military council in mediation bid Ethiopia's prime minister arrived in Khartoum on Friday to meet the chief of Sudan's ruling military council in a bid to mediate in the political crisis that has followed the overthrow of President O...
11:51 2019-06-07

Iraq needs support to ‘leave violent past behind’, says UN envoy as Security Council extends UN mission for one year Iraq’s democratic transition – weighed down by political infighting, weak institutions, corruption, and the constant threat of ISIL – needs more international support, “lots of time and lots of hard w...
04:51 2019-05-22

Protect women’s rights ‘before, during and after conflict’ UN chief tells high-level Security Council debate Over the course of the past decade, there has been “a paradigm shift” in understanding the devastating impact of sexual violence in conflict on international peace and security, UN Secretary-General A...
17:17 2019-05-21

UN’s Bachelet rejects Sri Lankan official’s ‘spin’ on Human Rights Council encounter, urges reforms The UN’s top rights official on Wednesday rejected claims by Sri Lankan officials that she distanced herself from a report on the country and instructed her staff to be more “cautious” in future, befo...
16:51 2019-05-21

Venezuela’s needs ‘significant and growing’ UN humanitarian chief warns Security Council, as ‘unparalleled’ exodus continues Over a month after two competing resolutions on Venezuela failed to pass, the UN Security Council met on Wednesday to discuss the “very real humanitarian problem” facing the country, where close to se...
14:32 2019-05-21

Conflict prevention, mediation: among ‘most important tools’ to reduce human suffering, Guterres tells Security Council  Conflict prevention and mediation are two of “the most important tools at our disposal to reduce human suffering” United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres told the Security Council on Wednesd...
01:00 2019-06-13

UN political chief calls for dialogue to ease tensions in Venezuela; Security Council divided over path to end crisis The top UN political official told the Security Council on Saturday that dialogue and cooperation were vital to ending the crisis in Venezuela, but during a contentious debate, Council members disagre...
14:32 2019-05-21

Hong Kong protest: Council delays reading of controversial bill as protesters clog streets near legislature Thousands of protesters outside the Legislative Council in Hong Kong forced lawmakers Wednesday to postpone the second reading of a controversial extradition bill that has tensions on high on the isla...
08:51 2019-06-12

‘You can and should do more’ to include people with disabilities, wheelchair-bound Syrian advocate tells Security Council in searing speech The UN Security Council was told on Wednesday that people with disabilities “can’t wait any longer” for more of a say in how the world’s top diplomatic forum for peace and security, factors their need...
17:17 2019-05-21

Palestine refugees’ relief chief warns Security Council money to fund Gaza operations will run out in mid-June The head of the UN relief and works agency for Palestine refugees (UNRWA) warned on Wednesday that despite weathering a “truly existential crisis” over funding last year, money to continue operations ...
07:51 2019-05-23

Friday’s Daily Brief: electronic hopes and fears, Security Council elections, updates from Libya, Syria, Australia and the Philippines Wrapping up this week, our top stories are: how new technologies are a "vector for hope" and "source of fear", according to UN chief Guterres; new members on the Security Council; the plight of migran...
22:00 2019-06-07

Security Council: UN calls for ‘spirit and letter’ of Ukraine agreements to be upheld, as Russia issues simplified citizenship decree The UN’s political affairs chief has urged all parties to the peace plan protocol for eastern Ukraine known as the Minsk Agreements, to avoid “any unilateral steps” that could undermine efforts to dem...
17:51 2019-05-21

Plan for troop pullback ‘now accepted’ by rival forces around key Yemen port, but fighting intensifying elsewhere, Security Council warned A plan to withdraw forces from front lines in and around the key Yemeni port of Hudaydah has been accepted by pro-Government forces and Houthi rebels, the UN Special Envoy to the country told the Secu...
20:51 2019-05-21

Risk grows of ‘catastrophic humanitarian fallout’ in Syria’s Idlib, where 3 million are trapped: top UN officials urge unity in Security Council The UN’s Political and Humanitarian Affairs chiefs on Friday called on the Security Council to unite in support of an immediate de-escalation of fighting around Syria’s Idlib province, and work toward...
20:34 2019-05-21

House-building in London: number of council homes started at highest level since the Eighties but some borough starts in single figures New data from the Mayor's office reveals huge gulf in how many new affordable homes were started by London's 32 councils — with just seven new homes started in Lambeth....
17:17 2019-06-05

Texas gator stabbed (KPRC) Residents of Sugar Land, Texas are worried about an alligator, not because of the dangers of the reptile itself, but because of what someone did to it. The gator is in Pumpkin Lake, which backs...
00:51 2019-06-15

Monday’s Daily Brief: Earth Day, looking for a solution to Libya crisis, focus on indigenous issues, Security Council on Sri Lanka, a high-level visit to Bangladesh Top news for Monday include: the celebration of International Mother Earth Day, efforts by the UN to push for a political solution to the Libyan crisis, the opening of the annual Permanent Forum on In...
14:38 2019-05-21

‘Regional security and integration’ in Central Africa under threat, Security Council warned Recurrent and often deadly clashes between pastoralists and farmers in several countries in Central Africa continue to cause “serious concern”, threatening “regional security and integration”, a senio...
01:51 2019-06-05

Reach On Time, Hand-Hold New Ministers: PM Modi To Council Of Ministers Reach office on time and avoid working from home to set an example for others -- these were some of the instructions Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave to the council of ministers on Wednesday....
00:17 2019-06-13

Oakland City Council looks to decriminalize 'magic mushrooms' after Denver vote The Oakland City Council will vote June 4, possibly setting a psilocybin ruling precedent that activists feel could echo nationwide.        ...
19:51 2019-06-02

Houston Rap Legend Scarface Running for Houston City Council After spending the past 30-plus years as your favorite rapper’s favorite rapper, rap legend Scarface is putting down the mic to run for Houston city council....
21:01 2019-06-10

Texas is poised to ban red light cameras Texas is set to become the 11th state in the country to ban the use of red light cameras. The Dallas News reported the state Senate passed a bill that would outlaw the devices designed to catch driver...
16:34 2019-05-21

The Latest: Newgarden gets 1st Texas win, 3rd of season FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the IndyCar race in Texas (all times local): 9:50 p.m. Josef Newgarden has his first IndyCar victory in Texas and is the first three-time winner in the series th...
07:17 2019-06-09

Na wins by four in Texas to claim third PGA victory Kevin Na, making birdies early and late, cruised to a four-stroke victory over Tony Finau at the Charles Schwab Challenge in Fort Worth, Texas on Sunday....
02:17 2019-05-27

Ole Miss rallies in 9th to beat Texas A&M 1-0 Ole Miss goes hitless for first eight innings but rallies in ninth to edge Texas A&M 1-0 in SEC Tournament elimination game        ...
20:17 2019-05-23

Tornadoes cause damage in Northeast Texas Tornadoes swept parts of northeastern Texas, damaging homes and buildings and causing at least one injury. Damage was reported southwest and east of Dallas. (May 30)       &...
14:34 2019-05-30

FBI: Man who shot at Texas courthouse dies A masked gunman opened fire Monday on a federal courthouse in downtown Dallas before being fatally shot in an exchange of gunfire with federal officers, witnesses and authorities said. (June 17) ...
23:17 2019-06-17

CBOE Vest Technologies and The Options Industry Council (OIC) Offer Options Strategy Builders Tool on OIC Website CHICAGO -- August 17, 2017 -- CBOE Vest Technologies, a software company enabling users to work with target outcome investment strategies, and the Options Industry Council (OIC), a provider of unbiase...
00:51 2019-05-22

U. of Texas pitcher recovering from throw to face Texas Longhorns pitcher Miranda Elish is recovering after taking a throw to the face in Friday's NCAA softball super regional game against the Alabama Crimson Tide....
02:00 2019-05-26

Massive funnel cloud in Texas panhandle Tornadoes strafed the middle of the country Thursday, this time concentrated in sparsely populated panhandles of Oklahoma and Texas. One particulary large funnel cloud was spotted in Lipscomb County, ...
09:00 2019-05-24

Trump's trade war could cost him Texas and the presidency As Senate Republicans wait on tenterhooks for Vice President Mike Pence to talk trade with Mexico's foreign minister, a new Quinnipiac poll should have the entire party shaking in its boots right now....
21:51 2019-06-05

What to watch as IndyCar heads back to Texas Buckle up, because you never know what to expect at Texas. IndyCar Insider Jim Ayello previews Saturday's race, which has provided mayhem in the past.        ...
00:00 2019-06-06

2 Texas men died trying to jump car over open drawbridge LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — A Texas driver and his passenger are dead after they tried to jump the ramps on a closed drawbridge. Louisiana State Police say it happened shortly after 2 a.m. Friday at the ...
19:51 2019-05-24

FAA investigating Chick-fil-A's exclusion at Texas airport The Federal Aviation Administration says it's investigating a decision to exclude Chick-fil-A from an airport concession contract in San Antonio over opposition to the fast-food chain owners' record o...
00:00 2019-05-26

Sato over 220 mph to get IndyCar Series pole at Texas FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Takuma Sato has earned the pole for the IndyCar Series race at Texas with a two-lap qualifying average of 220.250 mph. Sato got his ninth career pole with the strong run Frida...
06:00 2019-06-08

Texas softball pitcher ‘doing well’ after getting hit in face with ball This was a painful victory for the Texas Longhorn softball team. Texas pitcher Miranda Elish took a throw to the face in the second inning of the Longhorns’ 7-5 comeback victory over host Alabam...
09:51 2019-05-25

Texas man charged in death of trans woman, 2 more A 33-year-old man has been arrested in the slayings of three women in Dallas, including a transgender woman whose death brought nationwide attention, police said Wednesday. (June 13)   ...
20:17 2019-06-13

Searchers going to Arkansas to look for missing Texas girl HOUSTON (AP) — Searchers are headed to Arkansas to look for a missing 4-year-old Texas girl after a community activist said the man arrested in connection with her disappearance confessed he disposed ...
21:17 2019-05-31

In Texas, Winemakers Find Room to Roam Forced to leave the North Fork of Long Island after a zoning dispute, Southold Farm and Cellar, a groundbreaking producer, has started anew in Hill Country....
20:51 2019-05-22

Texas, don't even think about importing California's rail disaster Last week, the Trump administration fulfilled yet another promise when it canceled nearly $1 billion in taxpayer funding for California’s high-speed rail project between Los Angeles and San Francisco....
15:00 2019-05-22

Texas clings to unconstitutional, homophobic laws – and it's not alone The legislature has again spurned an opportunity to end its ban on ‘homosexual conduct’ and 15 other states retain similar lawsThe Texas legislature has ended another busy session, sending bills to th...
12:00 2019-06-01

Texas governor gives failed elections nominee new job AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A newspaper reports that Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has given his failed and embattled choice for chief elections officer a new job on his payroll. Abbott spokesman John Wittman on Fr...
03:17 2019-06-01

Republicans Are Reportedly Starting to Freak Out About Texas in 2020 Texans haven’t sent a Democrat to the United States Senate since the early 1990s, and haven’t elected a Democrat as governor since 1991. Nevertheless, with the perennially unpopular Donald Trump on th...
15:51 2019-06-12

Texas’ embattled elections chief on brink of losing job AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas’ embattled elections chief is on the brink of losing his job over wrongly questioning the U.S. citizenship of thousands of voters. Secretary of State David Whitley on ...
23:51 2019-05-26

The ‘intolerably putrid’ making of ‘The Texas Chain Saw Massacre’ “The Texas Chain Saw Massacre,” directed and co-written by Tobe Hooper and released in 1974, set the standard for the slasher-film genre with its depiction of a family of sadistic cannibal...
08:17 2019-06-14

Fire destroys massive Texas mansion, 2 hurt Authorities say a fire that destroyed a 10,000-square-foot mansion near Houston and injured two construction workers. Officials say more than 60 firefighters and medical personnel responded Thursday t...
16:17 2019-06-14

Facebook is building a massive solar farm in Texas ALBUQUERQUE, NM — Facebook is building a massive solar farm in West Texas that’s believed to be one of the largest solar projects in the nation and the social media giant’s first direct investment in ...
01:00 2019-06-12

Texas environmentalists plan lawsuit against Valero for pollution Three Texas environmental groups notified Valero Energy Corp on Wednesday of plans to file a lawsuit under the U.S. Clean Air Act for pollution at the company's Port Arthur, Texas, refinery, the organ...
19:17 2019-05-22

‘Why don’t you die,’ Texas mother allegedly says while sitting on 4-month-old: report A 20-year-old Houston mother allegedly said, “Why don’t you die? Why are you still alive,” while sitting on her 4-month-old baby covered in blankets and pillows last week, according to court documents...
10:51 2019-06-18

Michigan beats Texas Tech 5-3 in its 1st CWS game since 1984 OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Jimmy Kerr’s first triple in two years helped Michigan build an early lead, Karl Kauffmann pitched seven strong innings and the Wolverines opened their first College World Ser...
01:51 2019-06-16

New Texas law expected to boost Buffett's dealership group Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed legislation this week that should end years of regulatory uncertainty for Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Automotive dealership group....
21:17 2019-06-05

Texas Congressman Says Women Should 'Absolutely' Be Punished for Having Abortions In a video released by a reproductive rights group, U.S. Rep. Ron Wright says women who have abortions should “absolutely” be jailed, HuffPost reported on Thursday....
17:00 2019-06-07

Duke beats Texas A&M 8-5 in NCAA tournament opener MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Erikson Nichols and Rudy Maxwell each hit three-run homers Friday and Duke held on to beat Texas A&M 8-5 in the opening game of the NCAA Morgantown regional. Third-seeded Duke...
03:17 2019-06-01

Officials, suspect exchange gunfire outside Texas courthouse DALLAS (AP) — Police say a person has been shot after exchanging gunfire with federal officers outside a federal courthouse in downtown Dallas. Police say the suspect in the shooting Monday morning ou...
17:34 2019-06-17

The Pour: In Texas, Winemakers Find Room to Roam Forced to leave the North Fork of Long Island after a zoning dispute, Southold Farm and Cellar, a groundbreaking producer, has started anew in Hill Country....
17:17 2019-05-21

Texas police: Similarities among attacks of transgender women Dallas police are investigating whether there is a connection between the deaths of two transgender women and an assault on a third in the past seven months, authorities said....
13:34 2019-05-22

The Latest: Suspect in East Texas shootings shoots himself CLEVELAND, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the search for a man suspected of shooting shot four people in East Texas (all times local): 4:10 p.m. Authorities say a man suspected of shooting four people in ...
23:51 2019-05-29

How a stray dog got the best of a Texas police officer (and ate his beef jerky, too) A stray Texas pit bull 'hijacked' a Kilgore police officer's car Saturday and snagged his beef jerky in the front seat before animal control arrived.       ...
11:00 2019-06-17

Feds apprehend over 1,000 asylum seekers at Texas border More than 1,000 migrants were taken into custody after illegally crossing the border near El Paso, Texas, early Wednesday, according to a new report. The group of 1,036 was the largest encountered by ...
01:17 2019-05-31

For many Texas Republicans, Trump’s threatened tariffs on Mexico go too far The GOP members of congress who represent Texas are caught between loyalty to the president and the potentially severe economic consequences to their state....
04:00 2019-06-07

Two hurt as small plane crashes into Texas home Two people were injured when the small plane in which they were flying crashed into a home in McKinney, Texas. A mother and her children who were inside the home were unharmed. (May 24)   &...
01:17 2019-05-25

US opens new mass shelter in Texas for migrant children The federal government is opening a new mass shelter for migrant children near the U.S-Mexico border and is considering housing children on three military bases to add 3,000 more beds to the overtaxed...
01:51 2019-06-07

Facebook is financing a massive solar farm in Texas Facebook is investing heavily in a massive solar farm in Texas as it rumbles towards its goal of running entirely on renewable energy by the end of next year. Renewables company Longroad Energy has st...
22:17 2019-05-31

Police: 6 El Salvador migrants killed in Texas SUV wreck ROBSTOWN, Texas (AP) — Authorities in south Texas say six migrants from El Salvador have been killed and five critically injured when an SUV that earlier fled police crashed into a drainage ditch. Nue...
19:17 2019-06-05

Sheriff’s deputy found fatally shot in car in Texas FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A Texas sheriff says one of his deputies was found fatally shot inside his car, near the county jail. Tarrant County Sheriff Bill Waybourn tells news outlets that Sgt. Keith S...
10:00 2019-06-15

Former Texas prison sergeant set for trial in inmate's death A former Texas prison sergeant is slated to stand trial, accused of throwing a handcuffed prisoner onto a concrete floor so viciously that the inmate died....
01:17 2019-05-22

F1 remains confident in US Grand Prix future in Texas Formula One official says series expects to race the U.S. Grand Prix at the Circuit of the Americas in Texas for many years to come        ...
23:17 2019-05-28

Texas man gets 45-year prison term for abduction of 2 girls AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Central Texas man accused of fatally beating his girlfriend and kidnapping her daughters has been sentenced to 45 years in federal prison. Terry Allen Miles was convicted in Feb...
19:17 2019-05-21

Alligator With Knife Stuck in Its Head Seen in Lake in Texas A Texas woman says she recently witnessed an alligator with what appeared to be some kind of knife stuck in its head swimming in a local lake, a situation she says she believes may have been a purpose...
04:17 2019-06-15

Retrial set for Texas teen charged with killing his parents HOUSTON (AP) — A Texas teenager is set to be tried again on capital murder charges in the shooting deaths of his mother and his father, who was a standout linebacker for Texas A&M University before ha...
19:17 2019-05-21

Tornadoes touch down in Texas and Oklahoma as forecasters warn more could hit Tornadoes touched down on Monday in Texas and Oklahoma, where about 6 million people were facing the risk of twisters, hail and other severe weather, officials said....
15:34 2019-05-21

Recovery continues in Texas town nearly 2 years after Harvey PORT ARANSAS, Texas (AP) — Federal officials say most retailers in a South Texas town decimated by Hurricane Harvey have reopened as tourism authorities seek to woo visitors back. A Federal Emergency ...
22:51 2019-06-04

Texas 8th-grader wins National Geographic contest Nihar Janga, an eighth-grader from Austin, Texas, with an already impressive array of awards, took home top honors Wednesday in the 31st annual National Geographic GeoBee, an elite test of geographic ...
05:34 2019-05-23

Texas couple on holiday in Fiji die from unidentified illness The deaths of an American couple who became ill while vacationing in Fiji late last month are being investigated by health officials on the South Pacific Island, with help from the US Centers for Dise...
01:34 2019-06-05

5 injured in Texas crane collapse expected to recover DALLAS (AP) — The Latest on the crane that collapsed into a Dallas apartment building (all times local): 6:00 p.m. Authorities say the five people injured in the collapse of a crane that struck a Dall...
03:34 2019-06-11

Police: Texas officers kill man who fired while running off AMARILLO, Texas (AP) — Police say Amarillo officers shot and killed a 22-year-old man suspected of earlier shootings after he opened fire on them. A city police spokesman says officers had been lookin...
01:34 2019-05-31

For Texas Tech Fans, N.C.A.A. Men’s Final Is Emotional Ride After the Red Raiders lost to Virginia, many who had shared the ride were looking ahead. “We’re going to get it done by the time I graduate,” one freshman said....
03:00 2019-05-22

Texas governor announces $1.6B deal for teacher raises AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott says $1.6 billion in teacher raises are coming in a deal driven by classroom unrest and Republicans who sharply changed course on public education ahead of ...
23:51 2019-05-23

Texas moves to arm more teachers to prevent school shootings AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas lawmakers moved the state closer to arming more teachers to help prevent school shootings, sending the measure to Gov. Greg Abbott for consideration. The bill passed Wednesd...
21:00 2019-05-23

Flight from El Paso, Texas, to Chicago turns back twice EL PASO, Texas (AP) — An American Airlines flight from El Paso, Texas, to Chicago turned back twice, apparently because of the same faulty mechanical-problem warning. Flight 3880 took off from El Paso...
08:34 2019-06-04

Texas C Prince to transfer after missing season with injury AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas center Sedona Prince, one of the nation’s top recruits, says she is transferring after sitting out last season with a leg injury. The 6-foot-7 Prince was a high school...
19:17 2019-06-05

Young Texas couple die from unidentified illness in Fiji WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Authorities in Fiji say a young Texas couple vacationing in the South Pacific country have died from an unidentified illness. The couple arrived in Fiji on May 22 and we...
11:51 2019-06-04

Sprint Drove Me to a Dumpster in Texas to Show Me the Future The experience of using a 5G phone for the first time is a bit anticlimactic, if I’m being honest. When I picked up an LG V50 ThinQ running on Sprint’s hours-old 5G network in Dallas on Wednesday, an ...
19:51 2019-05-31

Texas Approves Safe Gun Storage Campaign Over NRA Objection AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Lawmakers in gun-loving Texas have quietly gone around the National Rifle Association by slipping language into a massive spending bill that would fund a $1 million public safety ...
00:17 2019-05-28

Texas Is Latest State to Pump the Brakes on Red-Light Cameras Gov. Greg Abbott signed a law this month that bans the cameras. It takes effect in September, but police departments have already started dismantling the devices....
19:17 2019-06-08

Lost Texas hiker rescued after week in Arkansas wilderness MENA, Ark. (AP) — Searchers have found a Texas man who went missing last weekend while hiking alone in a remote area of Arkansas. Polk County Sheriff Scott Sawyer says 38-year-old Joshua McClatchy, of...
16:51 2019-06-08

Texas Authorities Deny Withholding Sandra Bland Video The Texas Department of Public Safety is denying the office withheld a cellphone video of the killing of Sandra Bland during a 2015 traffic stop....
01:17 2019-05-26

Murders of three trans women in Texas underline increasing dangers across US Three black trans women have been killed in Texas since October, and activists believe that attacks are on the rise due to a hostile political climateThe transgender community in Dallas was still grie...
10:17 2019-06-08

Texas IndyCar: Josef Newgarden fends off Alexander Rossi for win Josef Newgarden jumped to the front with an inspired Penske strategy call and then fended off Alexander Rossi to win the Texas Motor Speedway IndyCar race...
13:17 2019-06-09

Louisville, Texas Tech win their NCAA super regional openers Louisville and Texas Tech moved a step closer to the College World Series after winning their openers in the NCAA super regionals Friday. Game 2s in the best-of-three series are Saturday. Atlantic Coa...
06:00 2019-06-08

Texas Tech tops West Virginia 10-3, stays alive in Big 12 OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Brian Klein and Cameron Warren each had two hits to help top-seeded Texas Tech defeat West Virginia 10-3 on Saturday in the Big 12 Tournament semifinal round. The teams will meet ...
03:00 2019-05-26

Border agent saves migrant mother, son from Texas bee attack _____ BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A U.S. Border Patrol agent in Texas is credited with saving a migrant woman and her young son who were attacked and covered by thousands of bees. The agency said in a s...
20:00 2019-06-08

Michigan, Texas would be most affected by Mexico tariffs, data shows President Trump's tariffs on Mexican products, slated to be implemented on Monday, would impact automotive imports valued at nearly $80 billion, according to an analysis of 2018 government data releas...
19:17 2019-06-07

Golf: Eagle puts Blixt out front in Texas as Na shoots 62 Jonas Blixt soared into the lead with an eye-catching eagle at the 17th hole and held on for a one-stroke advantage over Kevin Na and Tony Finau after the second round of the Charles Schwab Challenge ...
12:17 2019-05-25

Texas Gov. Abbott signs law making 21 legal age to buy tobacco products Texas in September will become the 15th state in the nation to prohibit the sale of cigarettes, e-cigarettes and other tobacco products to anyone younger than 21 years of age....
19:34 2019-06-09

Masters’ triple gives Texas Tech 5-4 at CWS, sends Hogs home OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Cody Master’s first triple of the season drove in the go-ahead run in the eighth inning, Taylor Floyd held off Arkansas in the ninth and Texas Tech stayed alive in the College...
00:17 2019-06-18

Texas woman set 5-year-old stepdaughter’s face on fire: cops GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas — A suburban Dallas woman has been charged after police say she doused her 5-year-old stepdaughter’s face with rubbing alcohol and set it on fire. A Grand Prairie police statement...
06:34 2019-06-01

Michigan, Duke stun top 2 seeds; Texas Tech, Cards also win Two of the last teams selected for the NCAA Tournament knocked off the top two national seeds Friday night, and now both are a win away from making the College World Series for the first time in decad...
08:34 2019-06-08

Texas governor signs controversial 'Save Chick-fil-A' bill into law Texas Governor Greg Abbott on Monday signed the so-called “Save Chick-fil-A” bill into law, a new provision that supporters say defends the fast-food restaurant and protects religious freedoms. Oppone...
05:34 2019-06-12

Muhlaysia Booker: an advocate against trans violence is mourned in Texas Before her death, Booker spoke about her attack, which was captured on video, to raise awareness about violence faced by transgender womenA week after enduring a sustained beating in front of a jeerin...
16:51 2019-05-21

Texas House OKs school finance bill, property tax reform AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas House has unanimously approved a sweeping, bipartisan school finance bill that brings an extra $4.5 billion into Texas classrooms in an attempt to overhaul the stateR...
04:51 2019-05-26

Missing Texas hiker calls rescue in Arkansas a miracle MENA, Ark. (AP) — A Texas man who was found after he went missing for about a week while hiking alone in a remote area of Arkansas calls his rescue a result of “hundreds of miracles.” Josh...
23:17 2019-06-09

Texas’ election chief resigns after voter citizenship flub AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The embattled Texas elections chief who questioned the U.S. citizenship of nearly 100,000 voters has resigned ahead of being forced out of office. Local media outlets report Secre...
00:17 2019-05-28

Fired Texas deputy indicted for raping woman while on duty A former Texas deputy has been indicted for raping a woman in her home while he was on duty, prosecutors said. Richard Cornejo, 37, was arrested Thursday on sexual assault and official oppression char...
18:34 2019-06-07

Oklahoma State’s wild 6-5 win over Texas Tech forces Game 3 LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Noah Sifrit raced home on a wild pitch in the bottom of the ninth inning and Oklahoma State beat Texas Tech 6-5 on Saturday night to force a deciding Game 3 in the NCAA Super Reg...
07:17 2019-06-09

East Texas superintendent defending decision to hire Briles MOUNT VERNON, Texas (AP) — An East Texas school superintendent is defending the decision to hire Art Briles to lead a high school program three years after the two-time Big 12 champion coach was fired...
03:34 2019-05-29

Texas may give F1's US Grand Prix its missing $25 million Formula One's U.S. Grand Prix could get another chance to collect its missing $25 million from the of Texas        ...
04:34 2019-05-22

Art Briles Hired To Coach Football At Texas High School On a Friday evening news dump just before the start of a holiday weekend, the Mt. Vernon Independent School district announced that it had hired ex-Baylor coach Art Briles to lead the Texas high schoo...
19:51 2019-05-25

Texas Teacher Confused About Twitter Kept Trying to Rat Out Immigrant Students to Trump A Fort Worth, TX, teacher was put on administrative leave and could lose her job for sending a series of anti-immigrant tweets to President Donald Trump in what she mistakenly believed was a private c...
23:51 2019-06-04

Texas promotes tennis coach Berque after national title Texas has promoted interim men's tennis coach Bruce Berque to permanent status after the Longhorns won the team national championship        ...
12:00 2019-05-24

Petrobras sells Chevron $350M Texas plant bought for $1.2B Chevron bought a Houston refinery for $350 million from Petrobras that had cost the Brazilian state oil company over $1.2 billion little over a decade earlier....
17:51 2019-05-21

Hundreds of Migrants Living in Disgusting, Overcrowded Texas Facility Hundreds of migrants were found stationed at an overcrowded, unsanitary Border Patrol processing facility in El Paso earlier this month, according to a unreleased report from the Department of Homelan...
21:17 2019-05-31

Health warnings lifted on 2 Texas bays after accident, leak BAYPORT, Texas (AP) — Texas health officials have lifted some advisories that warned against eating seafood from parts of two Houston-area bays following a maritime accident and toxic spill this month...
19:51 2019-05-24

Texas couple stands by story after US cardinal pushes back A Texas couple that accused top U.S. Cardinal Daniel DiNardo of mishandling a sexual misconduct case says his office is treating them the way the church treats other victims — by trying to discredit t...
04:17 2019-06-06

Texas woman accused of setting stepdaughter’s face on fire GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas (AP) — A suburban Dallas woman has been charged after police say she doused her 5-year-old stepdaughter’s face with rubbing alcohol and set it on fire. A Grand Prairie polic...
04:00 2019-06-01

The Latest: Texas sheriff’s sergeant suffered medical crisis FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the death of a Texas sheriff’s sergeant (all times local): 4 p.m. Authorities say a Texas sheriff’s sergeant who died after being found in his car su...
01:51 2019-06-16

Texas Officer In Critical Condition After Alleged Assault By Ky. Transient SOUR LAKE, Texas (CNN)– A man who seriously injured a Texas police officer Monday night is facing several charges. Officials say this man is a transient from Kentucky. It all started in Sour Lak...
15:34 2019-05-30

Watch: Rare snake-necked turtle stolen from zoo in Texas Police in Texas said they have identified a suspect in the theft of a rare turtle from the Houston Zoo, but they have yet to locate the man and amphibian....
00:17 2019-05-31

Premature baby found at migrant detention centre in Texas It was a tiny baby, born premature and held in detention instead of where the advocate believes the baby should have been — at a hospital neonatal unit....
21:00 2019-06-14

Why a Texas boy says he raised $22,000 for GoFundMe border wall by selling hot chocolate The wall is more than 20 feet tall and goes up a 300-foot incline over mountainous terrain. It also extends 7 feet into the ground.        ...
05:34 2019-06-05

Texas wins a slice of tech giant Google's $13B expansion in US Google is adding a $600 million data center in a Dallas suburb, one of three projects announced this week as the search-engine giant undertakes a $13 billion expansion in the U.S....
03:17 2019-06-15

Texas police officer back to work after shooting woman BAYTOWN, Texas (AP) — A Houston-area police officer who fatally shot a woman with mental illness is back on the job but not the streets. Baytown police say Officer Juan Delacruz returned to work Monda...
19:34 2019-05-23

2nd victim dies from shooting at East Texas plumbing company CLEVELAND, Texas (AP) — Authorities say a second person injured during a shooting last week at an East Texas plumbing company has died. Liberty County Justice of the Peace Ralph Fuller says David Grub...
02:17 2019-06-05

Texas gives football coach Herman 2-year contract extension AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The University of Texas System regents have approved a two-year contract extension for Longhorns football coach Tom Herman after the program’s first 10-win season in a decad...
16:51 2019-05-23

Texas Republican Chip Roy keeps $19B disaster aid package from clearing House A $19.1 billion disaster aid package to help victims of the California wildfires, Midwest floods and coastal hurricanes might have to wait until at least June 3 before it can be signed by President Do...
21:17 2019-05-24

Texas governor signs bill allowing more armed teachers AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has signed into law several measures meant to boost school security, including ones that will allow armed teachers in schools and increase mental health ser...
21:17 2019-06-06

Flu outbreak closes migrant center near border in McAllen, Texas An outbreak of influenza has led U.S. immigration officials to temporarily close and quarantine a processing center at the border in Texas, authorities said....
06:51 2019-05-23

1 dead, 3 including deputy wounded in East Texas shootings CLEVELAND, Texas (AP) — Police are searching for a man they say killed a woman and wounded three people, including a sheriff’s deputy, during shootings in East Texas. Authorities say that a woma...
18:34 2019-05-29

Virtuix debuts VR Arena at Dave & Buster’s in Austin, Texas Virtuix announced that its Omniverse VR Arena has debuted as an esports attraction inside the Dave & Buster’s location in Austin, Texas. The Omniverse VR Arena is the latest version of Virtuix&#...
16:51 2019-06-13

Texas governor signs state ban on red-light traffic cameras AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has signed a bill into law banning red-light traffic cameras in the nation’s second-largest state. Abbott tweeted Saturday that he signed off on the b...
22:17 2019-06-02

Company buys 2 Texas water parks in deal with Schlitterbahn AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Texas-based water park company has sold two of its attractions and given the buyer the right to acquire its Kansas site where a 10-year-old boy was killed nearly three years ago...
21:00 2019-06-13

Texas governor signs $1.6B storm plan 2 years after Harvey HOUSTON (AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has signed a $1.6 billion storm and flood resilience plan nearly two years after Hurricane Harvey battered parts of the state. Abbott signed the bill Thursday in ...
21:00 2019-06-13

Bill Wittliff, ‘Lonesome Dove’ Screenwriter and Son of Texas, Dies at 79 His screenplays displayed an affinity for the mythology and history of his native state, and he and his wife started an archive devoted to Texas writers....
22:17 2019-06-13

Texas softball pitcher ‘doing well’ after ball hits her in face: reports A pitcher for the University of Texas women’s softball team was said to be “doing well” Friday night after being hit in the face with the ball during an NCAA regional tournament game in Alabama, accor...
10:34 2019-05-25

Mitsui's ITC begins paying claims following Texas tank fire Mitsui & Co Ltd's Intercontinental Terminals Co (ITC) has begun evaluating and paying claims to Houston area residents who missed work or incurred medical expenses following a March fire at its petroc...
01:51 2019-05-25

Blaum's grand slam lifts Texas A&M over West Virginia 11-10 Bryce Blaum hit a grand slam in the bottom of the ninth inning to lift Texas A&M to an 11-10 victory over West Virginia in an NCAA Tournament elimination game Sunday       &#...
01:17 2019-06-03

Texas secretary of state resigns amid voter purge controversy Texas Secretary of State David Whitley abruptly resigned Monday amid criticism for challenging the citizenship status of thousands of voters in the state....
21:51 2019-05-28

Oklahoma State's wild 6-5 win over Texas Tech forces Game 3 Noah Sifrit raced home on a wild pitch in the bottom of the ninth inning and Oklahoma State beat Texas Tech 6-5 to force a deciding Game 3 in the NCAA Super Regional      ...
06:51 2019-06-09

Texas repeatedly chose to not protect them, so transgender people are taking action Texas Rep. Garnet F. Coleman has tried to change the state's hate crime law every legislative session since 2007 to add protections for transgender people....
19:17 2019-06-07

Texas superintendent defends decision to hire Art Briles as head coach A Texas superintendent on Tuesday defended the decision to hire former college football head coach Art Briles to lead a high school football program....
17:17 2019-05-29

Walmart served Texas family graduation cake made of Styrofoam Marsy Flores, the graduate's mother, says the Walmart bakery gave her a graduation cake made out of Styrofoam.        ...
01:51 2019-06-05

Sudden illness kills healthy Texas couple on vacation in Fiji Texas parents described as young, healthy and fit died unexpectedly while on vacation. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has more.        ...
19:17 2019-06-04

Mysterious illness that killed a Texas couple in Fiji remains unknown The bizarre illness that claimed the lives of two U.S. residents on vacation in Fiji remains unknown, but new details reveal some of the symptoms they were experiencing before rushing to a doctor and ...
19:51 2019-06-07

Search intensifies for Texas police chief knocked overboard while fishing Authorities in Texas continued their desperate search Saturday for a local police chief who was knocked overboard into Galveston Bay by a passing fishing boat. Chris Reed, a US Army veteran and marrie...
18:17 2019-06-09

Border Patrol Is Detaining People Under a Texas Bridge in Horrible Conditions Again U.S. Customs and Border Patrol has resumed the practice of keeping migrants detained in harsh conditions outside under the Paso del Norte bridge in El Paso, TX, according to Texas Monthly....
15:51 2019-06-12

Watchdog: El Paso, Texas, migrant processing center 'dangerously' overcrowded The Department of Homeland Security Inspector General found evidence of "dangerous overcrowding" at a Border Patrol processing facility in El Paso, Texas, a report released Friday indicates....
22:17 2019-05-31

Texas couple who died in Fiji said hands went numb in message: reports The Texas couple who died suddenly from a mysterious illness in Fiji while on vacation last month sent messages to relatives saying their hands went numb and they’d experienced shortness of breath....
07:34 2019-06-07

CDC investigates mystery deaths of Texas veteran, wife during trip to Fiji The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention joined the investigation into the deaths of a military veteran and his wife who passed away from an unidentified illness while on vacation in Fiji l...
09:34 2019-06-05

Lawsuit: Texas ranch didn’t protect 2 boys from sexual abuse DALLAS (AP) — A young man and a teenage boy who lived at a Texas ranch for at-risk youth in the last decade have filed a lawsuit alleging the staff didn’t protect them from sexual abuse by older...
01:34 2019-05-30

Brass knuckles, clubs: New Texas law expands limits of open carry Coming this fall, it will be legal in Texas to carry brass knuckles, clubs and self-defense keychains, according to reports. It will be an extension of open carry laws that include rifles and guns. Ov...
08:51 2019-05-30

Texas Tech tops Army 11-2 to open 4th straight home regional Micah Dallas took a no-hitter into the sixth inning, Cameron Warren connected on a three-run homer and Texas Tech beat Army 11-2 in a NCAA regional opener        ...
02:17 2019-06-01

Texas Tech beats Dallas Baptist 3-2, makes final of regional LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Cameron Warren hit a two-run homer early, reliever Taylor Floyd pitched out of trouble twice during four-plus hitless innings and Texas Tech advanced to the championship of its h...
03:34 2019-06-02

Mexican man faces federal charges in Texas crash that left 6 dead Ivan Dario Puga-Moreno is accused of driving a vehicle that was found in ditch on June 5. Six people died and several more were injured.        ...
06:34 2019-06-08

Body of missing Texas girl Maleah Davis reportedly found The month-long search for Maleah Davis is reportedly over after investigators found a child’s body scattered along a highway in Arkansas, where her mother’s ex-boyfriend confessed he dumped her. Houst...
18:00 2019-06-01

Major corporations, cities buying into Texas' green energy boom The U.S. wind industry is in a scramble to get a batch of turbine farms running in the next two years, before the federal government phases out a key tax credit....
17:51 2019-05-21

Texas man, 84, becomes nation's oldest kidney donor after giving organ to neighbor An 84-year-old Texas man became the nation’s oldest living kidney donor recently when he knocked on his ailing 72-year-old neighbor’s door and offered to help her out....
01:01 2019-05-29

SUV crash in Texas kills 6 suspected illegal immigrants; others injured, reports say Six suspected illegal immigrants were killed and five others seriously injured Wednesday night when their SUV crashed into an irrigation ditch during a police chase in Texas, according to reports....
12:34 2019-06-06

Operation targeting MS-13 gang in Texas nets nearly 2 dozen arrests, officials say Three MS-13 gang members charged with the killing of a rival gang member who was hacked to death were among nearly two dozen recently arrested in the Houston area as part of an operation targeting the...
21:34 2019-06-05

Texas secretary of state resigns amid voter investigation debacle In the shadow of a mistake-filled effort to purge the state's voter rolls of noncitizens, Texas Secretary of State David Whitley delivered his resignation to the governor Monday afternoon just before ...
12:17 2019-05-29

Missing Texas hiker Joshua McClatchy found safe after 6 days Searchers in Arkansas found a Fort Worth, Texas, man overnight, six days after he went missing while hiking in a wilderness area, local law enforcement officials announced Saturday....
01:00 2019-06-09

Hundreds march to honor memory of Texas girl Maleah Davis HOUSTON (AP) — Hundreds of people marched to honor the memory of a 4-year-old Houston girl who was missing for several weeks before her remains were found last month in Arkansas. Family members of Mal...
18:51 2019-06-10

Premature baby found in detention at Texas Border Patrol facility Immigrant advocates argue this finding highlights the poor conditions and overcrowding at Border Patrol facilities.        ...
16:17 2019-06-14

Video shows Texas officers fatally shooting man inside truck FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Fort Worth police have released body camera footage of officers fatally shooting a man who ignored repeated police orders to drop his handgun. Police Chief Ed Kraus on Thursda...
03:51 2019-06-14

Texas bill allows residents to carry guns for a week after natural disasters A new bill narrowly approved by the Texas Senate would allow residents of the state to carry handguns — open or concealed — for a full week in the wake of a natural disaster, according to ...
19:17 2019-05-27

Texas dad shoots adult son, gives 'father-son' talk before stabbing him to death: prosecutors A Texas man is accused of shooting his adult son and then proceeding to have a 20-minute long “father-son” talk with him before finally fatally stabbing him with a kitchen knife, prosecutors said....
10:51 2019-06-04

12 children rescued after roller coaster stalls at Texas amusement park A dozen school-aged children were rescued after their train of roller coaster cars stalled at Wonderland Park in Amarillo, Texas.        ...
00:00 2019-05-23

Texas Senate restores key part of child sexual abuse bill AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas Senate has passed a bill that would give child sexual abuse victims more time to sue in civil court after restoring a key provision that allows them to take on instituti...
03:00 2019-05-22

Flooding prompts dramatic water rescues after tornadoes hit Oklahoma, Texas A significant severe weather outbreak erupted across the central and southern Plains into Tuesday unleashing drenching rain, flash flooding and at least two dozen tornadoes....
01:01 2019-05-22

Texas Pacific investors' nominee elected as trustee at disputed meeting An investor group that collectively holds about 25% in Texas Pacific Land Trust said their nominee, Eric Oliver, was elected as a trustee at a special shareholder meeting, the validity of which was no...
00:00 2019-05-23

Texas governor approves budget with gun storage safety effort opposed by NRA Texas Gov. Greg Abbott enacted a two-year spending bill this weekend that included a $1 million public safety campaign for firearm storage opposed by the National Rifle Association (NRA) and gun right...
00:17 2019-06-17

Texas baby born without skin getting grafts grown from own cells, family says The Texas 5-month-old who has captured hearts worldwide after he was born without skin will reportedly undergo major surgery on Friday to cover areas of his body with skin grown in a lab using his own...
19:17 2019-05-24

Texas Softball Pitcher Hospitalized After Teammate's Throw Hit Her Straight In The Face Texas softball pitcher Miranda Elish was taken to a hospital on Friday during her team’s NCAA super regional game against Alabama after taking a throw directly to the face. The injury occurred in the...
19:51 2019-05-25

Domino’s Pizza to test unmanned, autonomous vehicles for deliveries in Texas In the near future, a driverless, autonomous vehicle might be responsible for your next pizza delivery. On Monday, Domino’s Pizza announced that it’s teamed up with robotics company Nuro t...
15:34 2019-06-18

Premature migrant baby found at Texas Border Patrol facility The teenage girl with pigtail braids was hunched over in a wheelchair and holding a bunched sweatshirt when an immigrant advocate met her at a crowded Border Patrol facility in Texas. She opened the s...
23:34 2019-06-14

9-year-old killed, 2nd child hurt in Texas drag racing crash Dallas police say a 9-year-old girl was killed and another child was seriously injured after the car they were riding in was hit by a vehicle that had been drag racing....
00:00 2019-05-26

Missing 4-year-old Texas girl Maleah Davis likely dead: cops The 4-year-old Texas girl who went missing about three weeks ago was likely murdered, according to police, who said her stepfather’s story about what happened has a hole “large enough to d...
23:17 2019-05-24

Former Baylor head coach Art Briles hired by Texas high school Former Baylor Head Coach Art Briles has been hired to lead an East Texas high school, nearly three years to the day of his firing from the college program....
01:34 2019-05-26

New video in Sandra Bland case sparks uproar in Texas legislature The video had not been publicly seen until it was aired this month by a Dallas television station, and both lawmakers and Bland's family say they had also never seen the clip....
02:00 2019-05-25

Disgraced Baylor coach Art Briles hired by Texas high school Art Briles’ next gig will be coaching high schoolers. The disgraced former Baylor football coach landed a job as a head coach at Mount Vernon High School in Texas, the school announced Friday. B...
09:51 2019-05-25

Tornadoes touch down in Oklahoma, Texas as forecasters warn more perilous weather could hit An intense storm system that weather forecasters labeled “particularly dangerous” swept through the Southern Plains Monday, spawning a few tornadoes....
15:17 2019-05-21

Teenage migrant mother and premature baby 'held without proper care' in Texas Immigration advocate reports case of mother, 17, and child‘This baby should be in a tube [incubator] with a heart monitor’A migrant teen and her premature baby languished in a Texas border patrol faci...
10:51 2019-06-16

Feds bust Texas family for Masters ticket scam that used stolen identities This year’s Masters golf tournament turned out to be one for the ages, with the venerable Tiger Woods completing a historic return to form and besting a stacked field of competitors. Four member...
16:51 2019-05-21

Texas nurse with HIV accused of stealing narcotic, replacing vials at hospital with anesthetic A Texas nurse has been arrested on charges that he stole vials of a powerful narcotic to get high on the job and replaced them with lidocaine, an anesthetic....
17:17 2019-06-15

David Whitley, Texas Secretary of State, Resigns After Questioning Voters’ Citizenship In January, Mr. Whitley urged county officials to review 95,000 registered voters who might not be citizens. The effort foundered almost immediately....
09:34 2019-05-29

Salvation Army welcomes brass band from Texas for free concert series The Buenos Aires division of the Salvation Army will welcome youth ensemble band, Texas Brass, next weekend in a series of free concerts for the community....
17:00 2019-05-21

Transgender woman's body pulled from Texas lake is latest in string of deaths Dallas police now have four open homicide investigations involving black transgender women dating back to 2015A transgender woman’s body was pulled from a Dallas lake over the weekend, marking the lat...
12:34 2019-06-04

Remains found in garbage bag identified as missing Texas girl Maleah Davis The remains discovered scattered along a highway in Arkansas last week have been positively identified as missing 4-year-old Maleah Davis, Houston police confirmed Monday. Police Chief Art Acevedo sai...
20:17 2019-06-03

Texas officials deny withholding video of Sandra Bland traffic stop Bland, 28, was found dead in a police cell in 2015 three days after being stopped by a white state trooperTexas authorities have denied withholding a cellphone video of a confrontational traffic stop ...
17:01 2019-05-25

Remains confirmed to be missing Texas 4-year-old Maleah Davis found in Arkansas Forensic scientists confirmed Monday that the remains found are Maleah Davis, who was reported missing more than three weeks ago.        ...
19:51 2019-06-03

Jung hits 13th home run, Texas Tech beats Oklahoma State 8-6 LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Josh Jung hit the first pitch of the seventh inning over the center field wall and Texas Tech held off Oklahoma State 8-6 on Friday in the opening game of the Lubbock super regio...
06:00 2019-06-08

U.S. sending more asylum seekers back to Mexico via Texas border crossing: official The U.S. government on Thursday began ramping up the pace of returns of asylum seekers to Mexico to wait out their U.S. court hearings by sending around 200 migrants back through the El Paso, Texas, p...
08:00 2019-06-15

Huawei trade secrets lawsuit opens in Texas amid spying allegations Huawei Technologies, the Chinese telecommunications equipment supplier fighting a U.S. sales ban, kicks off a trade secrets lawsuit in the United States on Monday against a former employee who has sou...
08:17 2019-06-03

Remains believed to be missing Texas 4-year-old Maleah Davis found in Arkansas Homicide investigators are bringing the remains back to Houston for an autopsy to determine identity and cause of death, police said.        ...
22:51 2019-06-02

Texas Rangers' Shawn Kelley has two 'decent-sized' lumps removed from throat Texas Rangers pitcher Shawn Kelley had two “decent-sized” lumps removed from his throat Thursday and is awaiting the results of a biopsy which are expected to come later in the week....
14:38 2019-05-21

US closes Texas processing center amid flu outbreak after teen migrant's death U.S. border agents temporarily closed a main processing center for migrants in southern Texas Tuesday, one day after authorities said a 16-year-old from Guatemala died after being diagnosed with the f...
09:51 2019-05-22

Fassi wins NCAA women's title; Texas grabs top seed Arkansas senior Maria Fassi won the NCAA title on her home course and gave the Razorbacks a shot at the team title as one of eight teams that advanced to match play       &#...
20:17 2019-05-21

UPDATE 2-Texas Pacific investors say nominee elected trustee at disputed meeting An investor group that holds about 25% in Texas Pacific Land Trust installed its preferred trustee in a shareholder meeting on Wednesday that the company, one of the biggest landowners in Texas, rejec...
05:51 2019-05-23

Texas cop buys groceries for family after finding young boy alone 'getting snacks for younger sibling' A Texas police officer went beyond the call of duty last week after learning that a young boy walking alone in an Austin parking lot was out “getting snacks” for a younger sibling....
19:51 2019-06-11

Texas Secretary of State Calls It Quits After Trying and Failing to Purge Thousands of Voters Months after the Texas secretary of state’s office incorrectly flagged a “substantial number” of citizens in its attempt to question the citizenship status of 95,000 registered voters, acting Secretar...
21:34 2019-05-28

Pitcher Miranda Elish taken to hospital after throw hits her in face in Texas-Alabama game Texas softball pitcher Miranda Elish was taken to the hospital after catcher Mary Iakopo's forceout attempt hit her in face, but she is doing well.        ...
09:34 2019-05-25

Texas High School Referee Who Was Very Racist On A Phone Call Defends Himself As A "Jokester" Who Watches BET The Texas Association of Sports Officials has suspended a longtime high school football referee for the 2019 season after audio surfaced of him being racist on a phone call. We’re talking “hard-R” rac...
04:17 2019-06-05

Texas Teacher Outs Herself on Twitter as MAGA-t Who Wants to Help Trump Round Up 'Illegal Students' in Her School Georgia Clark is an English teacher in Fort Worth, Texas. Much like the president of the United States, she’s not fond of undocumented immigrants attending Carter-Riverside High School, where she’s be...
03:34 2019-06-05

Top Texas high school football referee hit with one-year suspension for making racist comments Mike Atkinson, a high school football official for 45 years, was recorded using racial slur and won't be allowed to work any games in 2019 season.        ...
03:17 2019-06-05

Texas teacher asked Trump to deport ‘illegal students from Mexico’ in Twitter tirade A tech-challenged Texas teacher who apparently thought she was communicating directly with President Trump on Twitter asked for his help in booting “illegal students from Mexico” from her school...
17:51 2019-06-05

Sheriff’s deputy in Fort Worth, Texas, dies after found with ‘significant’ head injuries A sheriff’s deputy with 19 years on the job died Friday night after being found with “significant injuries to his head” following a shooting in Fort Worth, Texas, according to reports....
10:17 2019-06-15

LGBT groups and tech companies warn that a Texas bill could cost the state billions The LGBTQ community and major employers say a bill passed by the Texas Senate is a license to discriminate, giving professionals the right to turn away people based on religious beliefs. Amazon, Dell,...
21:17 2019-05-21

Masters ticket scheme: Family members from Texas plead guilty, pay $275K in restitution Four members of a Texas family who were accused of running an elaborate Masters ticket scheme are pleading guilty.       ...
21:51 2019-06-17

‘I want justice’: a year on, family of Guatemalan woman shot dead in Texas wait for answers A 20-year-old woman from Guatemala was shot in the head by a border patrol agent in Rio Bravo, Texas, just minutes after crossing the borderEvery Monday morning, after their two youngest daughters go ...
08:51 2019-05-22

Remains found in Arkansas amid search for missing Texas girl Maleah Davis, 4 _____ The remains of a child’s body were found Friday in Arkansas as authorities searched for a missing 4-year-old Texas girl who disappeared from Houston more than three weeks ago and who is thought ...
21:51 2019-06-01

'Prolific' severe weather event sparks tornadoes, hail, flooding in Oklahoma, Texas The central United States is once again on heightened alert as severe storms, which could produce life-threatening impacts such as long-track tornadoes and flash flooding, ignite across the region thr...
15:51 2019-05-21

Coast Guard searching for Texas police chief knocked overboard by large wake A Texas police chief who served in the Army as a paratrooper was missing after being knocked off his fishing boar into Galveston Bay by the wake of a passing large vessel....
05:51 2019-06-09

Report: Bill allowing Texans to carry guns after natural disasters Texas senate The Texas senate has passed open or concealed carry for seven days after the state declares a natural disaster. The house and governor need to approve.        ...
06:51 2019-05-28

Texas medical student survives 6 brain surgeries while studying to be doctor at hospital treating her Claudia Martinez, 28, is a walking miracle. She's also a fourth-year medical student studying to become a doctor at the same hospital that has treated her throughout six brain surgeries....
21:34 2019-05-27

Woman accused of leading Texas police on high-speed chase after alleged hammer attack A woman was shot and taken into custody by Texas cops Monday morning after a wild overnight spree during which police say she attacked another woman with a hammer and then led authorities on a dangero...
18:34 2019-06-03

Texas teacher fired for allegedly tweeting to Trump to ‘remove’ illegal immigrants from her school: report A Texas high school teacher was fired Tuesday for urging President Trump in a series of tweets to help remove illegal immigrants from her school, according to a report....
17:00 2019-06-05

Woody Harrelson, PETA team up, urge Texas governor to ban 'cruel' Bacon Bash event Harrelson was moved to compose the plea after PETA shared video of pigs and piglets being wrangled and chased at the now-controversial annual Bandera Bacon Bash....
21:01 2019-05-23

Kliff Kingsbury monitored players via fake social media accounts during time at Texas Tech In 2016, Kliff Kingsbury admitted to monitoring his Texas Tech players via fake social media accounts, often using "cute girls" as avatars.       ...
04:51 2019-06-15

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signs school safety bills in wake of shooting at Santa Fe High Capping off a years-long effort to prevent another school shooting like the Santa Fe High tragedy, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed a series of bills into law Thursday....
00:51 2019-06-07

GoFundMe border wall construction back in motion after Texas city lifts cease-and-desist Construction was halted Tuesday, but quickly began again Thursday after the group got the go-ahead from the city of Sunland Park, Texas.        ...
12:34 2019-05-31

Medical Examiner’s Office: Remains found in Arkansas are those of missing 4-year-old Texas girl Maleah Davis HOUSTON (AP) — Medical Examiner’s Office: Remains found in Arkansas are those of missing 4-year-old Texas girl Maleah Davis. The post Medical Examiner’s Office: Remains found in Arkansas a...
18:34 2019-06-03

Beto O'Rourke's sweeping immigration plan will make border crisis 'much, much worse': Texas attorney general Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke has introduced a sweeping new immigration plan for his 2020 election platform, but his home state's attorney general said the proposals would make the s...
19:17 2019-05-30

Texas homeowner fatally shoots teen who was part of group shooting paintball guns at home: police A Texas homeowner who reportedly believed his house was being fired upon, fatally shot a 19-year-old man who was part of the group creating the "disturbance" in the Houston neighborhood — but police l...
16:17 2019-05-22

Texas Senate approves bill allowing Texans to carry guns for week after natural disasters: report The Texas Senate on Sunday approved a bill that would allow any Texan who can legally own a firearm to be able to carry it either open or concealed for seven days after the state declares a natural di...
15:34 2019-05-27

Government Watchdog Report Says Texas Border Facility Was So Overcrowded That Detainees Stood on Toilets to ‘Gain Breathing Space’ The Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Inspector General (OIG) found an El Paso Border Patrol processing center was so overcrowded that detainees were wearing “soiled clothing for...
01:34 2019-06-01

Where is abortion legal? Everywhere. But ... Forty-three states prohibit abortion after a certain point in the pregnancy, including Alabama's near-total ban and 4 that passed heartbeat bills in 2019.        ...
01:17 2019-05-25

Who is trying to ban abortion in the US? – podcast Alabama is one of 15 states to recently pass an abortion ban. Although none of the bans are currently in effect, the aim is to place pressure on Roe v Wade, the court decision that enshrined a woman’s...
04:34 2019-05-27

Texas pizza joint forced to close after employees spiked pizza with laxatives Pizza might have Italian origins but it’s become a massive part of American culture. Even the smallest of towns tend to have at least one pizza place, and a really good pie made with fresh ingre...
16:51 2019-05-21

Texas woman taken off life support against family's wishes – then a pro-life group stepped in A Texas woman was taken off life-support Monday, against her family's wishes, after the hospital invoked a law allowing them to deny further care. But a pro-life group stepped in....
22:17 2019-05-21

Texas family receives Styrofoam prop cake from Walmart in place of graduation cake A Texas woman was shocked when she cut into her daughter’s graduation cake over the weekend only to find that their local Walmart provided the family with a prop cake made of Styrofoam instead....
18:17 2019-06-04

Virginia 85, Texas Tech 77 | Overtime: One Year Later, Virginia Finds Redemption and Wins the N.C.A.A. Title The Cavaliers completed a yearlong march to redemption after ending the 2018 season as the first No. 1 seed to lose to a No. 16 in the men’s tournament....
03:00 2019-05-22

Pelosi: Abortion restrictions "really dangerous" House Speaker Nancy Pelosi slammed a recent wave of abortion restrictions while speaking in Southern California on Monday, calling them "scary" and "dangerous." Pelosi was speaking on a health care pa...
08:17 2019-06-18

How to Support a Friend Through an Abortion or Miscarriage Abortion is one of the safest and most common outpatient procedures currently available. Though one in four women in America chooses to terminate a pregnancy, Republican fear-mongering and extremism r...
00:34 2019-05-24

German doctors convicted over abortion law The doctors were found to have broken a regulation that forbids describing how an abortion is performed. Campaigners have argued that lack of access to information is a health and rights issue....
19:17 2019-06-14

Netflix weighs in on Georgia abortion law So far actors and production companies have been the most vocal about a controversial Georgia anti-abortion law, but now Netflix has entered the conversation....
17:17 2019-05-28

Protesters oppose new Louisiana abortion law Not long after hundreds of demonstrators protested abortion bans outside the Louisiana State Capitol Building in Baton Rouge, the state’s Democratic governor signed a ban on abortion as early as...
04:51 2019-05-31

Missouri's Last Abortion Clinic Isn't Closing Yet A state judge ruled Monday that the last abortion clinic in the state of Missouri can remain open for now, according to Politico. The judge blocked state officials attempts to close the clinic over su...
08:34 2019-06-11

Google Says It Will Fix Its Misleading Abortion Ads Problem This month, Google came under fire after a report revealed that it had given about $150,000 in free advertising tools to an anti-abortion organization. Google has a thorny history when it comes to pro...
18:51 2019-05-21

Roadblock in bid to repeal Missouri abortion ban Republican Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft says the state Constitution prohibits a referendum on Missouri's new eight-week abortion ban. The ACLU submitted a referendum petition on the legislatio...
06:00 2019-06-07

Campaigners fear US could be on brink of all-out abortion ban Seeking an abortion in Alabama is already hard. Outside the Reproductive Health Services clinic in the city of Montgomery, protesters harangue approaching patients....
00:51 2019-05-23

Billionaires and Corporations Won't Save Abortion Georgia’s “fetal heartbeat” law, which was passed and signed into law by Gov. Brian Kemp earlier this month has been just one of many around the country in what’s been an all-out conservative offensiv...
21:17 2019-05-30

| Across US, women have unequal access to abortion While abortion is legal nationwide, Americans have unequal access to the procedure, depending on their location in the United States and how much they are able to spend....
05:51 2019-05-24

Jay Inslee: Abortion access should be a civil right RAYMOND, N.H. — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee vowed Saturday to push for legislation making abortion access a civil right should he clinch the White House next year....
15:17 2019-05-21

How Do We Make Cis Men Give a Shit About Abortion? Anti-abortion activists have been bashing away at abortion’s legality and accessibility for decades, but the past two weeks have been especially dramatic. On May 15th, Alabama passed the most restrict...
23:51 2019-05-22

Former Baylor coach Art Briles named head coach of Texas' Mount Vernon High School Art Briles, who was fired by Baylor in 2016 amid the school's sexual assault scandal, has been hired by Mount Vernon High School in Texas.        ...
03:51 2019-05-25

A Texas teacher asked President Donald Trump via Twitter to 'remove the illegals.' She was fired this week A Texas school board fired Georgia Clark after an investigation revealed she'd written a series of racially insensitive tweets.        ...
04:01 2019-06-06

Biden Reverses His Position on Abortion Rights, Again One day after he was torn to shreds by a righteous Elizabeth Warren, former Vice President Joe Biden decided that maybe he does support repealing the Hyde Amendment after all, according to CNN....
05:01 2019-06-07

Abortion rights supporters rally in Georgia Supporters of abortion rights rallied at the Georgia State Capitol as part of a national campaign responding to states that have passed new abortion restrictions. (May 21)     ...
06:51 2019-05-22

House Dem speaks about her own abortion: Government has 'no right in my uterus' Rep. Jackie Speier, D-Calif., had a blunt discussion about her own abortion, telling CNN on Tuesday that the government had no right in her body parts....
20:34 2019-05-21

Abortion rights supporters rally across the nation Hundreds of rallies were set across the nation as supporters vented frustrations at actions by several states aimed at restricting access to abortions.        ...
06:51 2019-05-22

Judge to consider fate of Missouri's last abortion clinic A judge could decide Tuesday whether Missouri's last abortion clinic remains open or shuts down in a state that recently banned abortions after eight weeks of pregnancy....
16:51 2019-06-04

Netflix and Disney speak out against Georgia’s new abortion law Georgia is one of the latest states to pass legislation that will make it harder for women to get abortions, but Georgia also happens to be one of the countries where several movie studios shoot some ...
21:34 2019-05-30

Hollywood backlash over Georgia abortion law grows Big business stays silent over controversy – in contrast to entertainment giantsGeorgia is home to some of the world’s biggest businesses but those corporations are so far avoiding becoming involved i...
18:51 2019-05-31

How to Divest From the Corporations Funding Abortion Bans Earlier this week, Judd Legum’s Popular Information newsletter reported that, in recent years, six corporations contributed hundreds of thousands of dollars to the lawmakers behind six-week abortion b...
00:34 2019-05-24

How gerrymandering paved the way for the US's anti-abortion backlash Legislators realize what some voters do not: in many places in the US, voters don’t choose politicians – politicians choose votersPublic opinion polls in Alabama, Georgia, Ohio and elsewhere have all ...
10:34 2019-06-18

At abortion clinics, new laws sow confusion, uncertainty HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Abortion providers say the flurry of recent state laws restricting abortion has emboldened protesters and left patients confused. Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi and Ohio have p...
19:17 2019-05-21

Arizona leaders weigh in on Alabama abortion law TUCSON- Alabama’s new, restrictive abortion law remains in the national spotlight. Arizona leaders are weighing in. Our sister station News 12’s Brahm Resnik got reaction from U.S. Senator...
14:38 2019-05-21

‘Inherently discriminatory’: UN calls for right to safe abortion in the U.S. The United Nations human rights office called on U.S. authorities Tuesday to ensure that women have access to safe abortions, saying bans lead to risky underground abortions that can endanger a woman'...
02:34 2019-05-22

Louisiana’s Democratic governor signs abortion ban into law BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana’s Democratic governor has signed a ban on abortion as early as six weeks of pregnancy, a move that has provoked anger from members of his own party. Gov. John B...
01:17 2019-05-31

Don't Take Medical Advice From an Anti-Abortion Fertility App The FEMM Period Ovulation Tracker looks like any other fertility app, asking you to log your menstruation data and promising “cutting edge science that helps you keep track of your health.” But the Gu...
18:17 2019-05-31

Louisiana is latest to pass six-week abortion ban In a 79-23 vote, Louisiana house passed bill that would prohibit the procedure before some women even know they are pregnantLouisiana lawmakers on Wednesday passed a strict new abortion ban that would...
11:17 2019-05-30

Biden: Congress should protect abortion rights, if necessary Joe Biden would support Congress enshrining abortion rights into federal law "should it become necessary," his presidential campaign said Tuesday, following several other Democratic candidates in prom...
04:34 2019-05-22

Planned Parenthood building clinic despite abortion law BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Planned Parenthood is building a new women’s clinic in Alabama despite the state’s near-total ban on abortions. A spokeswoman says the facility is set to open late ...
14:51 2019-06-15

Abortion rights supporters protest in New Orleans Abortion rights supporters protest in New Orleans as lawmakers move to make abortions illegal in Louisiana. (May 23)        ...
06:17 2019-05-23

Alabama’s extreme new law could lead to an end of US abortion rights A wave of extreme abortion laws in the US has started a fight that could end with federal courts overturning abortion protections in place for nearly 50 years...
16:51 2019-05-21

There Are No Abortion Providers in Guam — the Governor Wants That to Change (HONOLULU) — Lourdes Leon Guerrero vigorously defended abortion rights as she campaigned to become the first female governor of Guam. She won, but now no doctors are willing to perform the proce...
20:34 2019-06-07

Pope Francis compares having an abortion to hiring a ‘hit man’ Pope Francis denounced abortion as similar to mob-style murder. “Is it licit to throw away a life to resolve a problem?” he said at a Saturday conference in Vatican City. “Is it licit to hire a hit ma...
20:34 2019-05-25

Spike Lee on Filming in Georgia After Abortion Ban: 'They Got to Shut It Down' Ever since Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp signed into law a “heartbeat” bill that prohibits abortions as early as six weeks into a pregnancy, Hollywood studios such as Disney, Netflix and Warner Bros. have ...
19:17 2019-06-07

What Abortion Access Looks Like in Mississippi: One Woman at a Time With state legislatures passing new abortion restrictions, the Mississippi Reproductive Freedom Fund follows its own compass on how to best help clients....
12:34 2019-06-13

Pope: Abortion is never OK, equates it to ‘hiring a hitman’ VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis says abortion can never be condoned, even when the fetus is gravely sick or malformed. He is urging doctors and priests to support families to carry such pregnancies t...
15:00 2019-05-25

Jobs and education help women advance, not abortion Kathryn Kaufman, the managing director for Global Women's Issues at the Overseas Private Investment Corporation, recently wrote that as a Republican and a Christian woman, she supports abortion becaus...
14:00 2019-06-13

Maine’s New Abortion Law Will Allow Non-Doctors to Perform Procedure The law, which will go into effect in September, will allow nurse practitioners, physician assistants and other medical professionals to administer abortions....
06:34 2019-06-11

Fact Check Any Abortion News You See on Facebook With more and more states signing abortion bans into law, it’s no surprise that Facebook is crawling with abortion-related misinformation. This time, though, it’s more than a handful of viral links ma...
20:17 2019-05-29

House GOP grapples with abortion messaging after Alabama law Republicans wanted to weaponize abortion against vulnerable Democrats in 2020, but a wave of strict bans across the country has upended their strategy, leaving them scattered and mostly mute.Before Al...
21:17 2019-05-29

The frontline of the abortion battle isn’t in Alabama, it’s online As the legislative noose draws tighter around women’s necks, it’s centuries-old technology, or modern adaptation of it anyway, that could provide some much-needed breathing room. After Louisiana and G...
08:00 2019-06-07

Pope laments abortion with controversial 'hit man' remark The head of the Catholic Church has equated getting an abortion for medical reasons with hiring a contract killer. German officials have condemned such rhetoric, saying it is "absolutely unacceptable....
21:17 2019-05-25

Tony Gum's best photograph: the emotional toll of abortion ‘Women need to be equipped for how gruelling an abortion can be. It does mess with your mind. I was trying to put myself back together again’This image, Sweet Saboteur, was inspired by a painting I di...
08:34 2019-06-13

Supreme Court reenters the abortion debate As the public debate over abortion heats up, the Supreme Court has definitively signaled its willingness to weigh in on state efforts to protect human life. As Justice Clarence Thomas emphasized in hi...
06:17 2019-06-08

Heartbeat abortion bill won’t keep Netflix out of Georgia – for now Netflix will continue to film in Georgia despite backlash surrounding the state's "heartbeat" bill that bans abortions after six weeks – but the streaming giant would reconsider if the controversial b...
20:17 2019-05-28

Missouri Is on the Verge of Losing Its Last Abortion Clinic Missouri’s last abortion clinic says their license is expiring this week—and without a renewal in place, the state could become the first without a clinic that can perform abortions since the passage...
21:34 2019-05-28

Abortion restrictions hurt business, 180 CEOs say More than 180 CEOs, who together represent more than 108,000 workers, penned a letter arguing that “equality in the workplace is one of the most important business issues of our time.”...
21:00 2019-06-10

Democratic-led states divided over approach on abortion PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Abortion opponents in Republican-led legislatures have had a highly successful year, passing measurers that would ban or significantly limit abortions beginning early in a woma...
18:51 2019-05-27

Missouri may become only U.S. state with no legal abortion provider Missouri is poised this week to become the only U.S. state without access to legal abortions as public health officials may refuse to renew the license of the last clinic in Missouri to perform the pr...
01:01 2019-05-29

Abortion restrictions hurt businesses, 180 CEOs say From Square CEO and Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey to fashion icon Diane von Furstenberg, the executives wrote that restrictions on abortion access threatens the economic stability of their employees ...
18:34 2019-06-10

Leslie Jones tears into Alabama abortion law Alabama's new anti-abortion law drew the fire of "Saturday Night Live" star Leslie Jones, who proclaimed, "You can't tell me what to do with my body" on the show....
16:17 2019-05-21

Argentina revisits tense abortion law debate Argentina's parliament is once again debating the liberalization of abortion laws as citizens on both sides of the argument protest en masse. The issue has divided the country for years, could there f...
03:51 2019-05-29

Argentine activists try again with new bill to legalize abortion The Argentine lower house presented a bill on Tuesday to legalize abortion less than a year after the Senate rejected similar legislation, backed by a persistent groundswell of support from the aborti...
03:51 2019-05-29

US state's only abortion clinic could close down by the end of the week The only abortion clinic in Missouri could close by the end of the week because the state is threatening to not renew its licence, it has been claimed....
04:51 2019-05-29

Federal lawsuit filed to block Ala. abortion ban Abortion providers are asking a federal judge to block an Alabama law that would ban most abortions in the state. (May 24)        ...
08:17 2019-05-25

Biden now says he opposes ban on federal money for abortion ATLANTA (AP) — After two days of intense criticism, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden has reversed course and declared that he no longer supports a long-standing congressional ban on using f...
06:51 2019-06-07

Louisiana passes 'heartbeat' abortion bill Louisiana's legislature passed a bill Wednesday banning abortions after a fetal heartbeat has been detected, joining a growing list of conservative states in a push to tighten restrictions on the proc...
09:34 2019-05-30

University may return $21.5M after donor’s abortion remarks MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The University of Alabama appears poised to give back $21.5 million donated by a philanthropist who recently called on students to boycott the school over the state’s new...
21:17 2019-06-06