Showing posts from March, 2018

Bodycam footage shows fatal Louisiana shooting

A Louisiana police chief on Friday fired the white officer who fatally shot a b…

Why the AT&T/Time Warner merger is bad for Texas consumers

By Alex Triantaphyllis Our state has a long history of fighting monopolies, fro…

Analysis: Texas lawmakers asked for a study on open government, they’re still waiting

By Ross Ramsey It makes little sense to scold someone without first reminding t…

GOP could cut Texas jail and prison populations and save taxpayers millions

By Jason Vaughn Texas Young Republicans represent the entire spectrum of the Re…

Cornyn touts gun background check bill

By Emma Platoff The flag they raised over the church Friday morning came from W…

Pope Francis presides over Good Friday services

Pope Francis presided over the Lord's Passion Mass at St. Peter's Basil…

Governor Abbott returns to Texas after business development mission in India

Governor Greg Abbott returns to Texas today following an nine-day business deve…

Autopsy shows Stephon Clark was shot in the back

Lawyers for the family of Stephon Clark held a press conference Friday in Sacra…

Citizenship question on Census ignites debate

The Trump administration's decision to ask people about their citizenship i…

Criminal charges in giant waterslide death

Schlitterbahn Waterparks and Resorts co-owner Jeffrey Henry waived extradition …

In Texas, census citizenship question becomes a political fault line of its own

By Alexa Ura Funding for schools, roads and housing. Political clout in Congres…

Parkland suspect's brother pleads no contest

Zachary Cruz, the brother of the suspected Florida high school gunman has plead…

Mattis: Budget predictability shows alignment of Congress, Executive branch

The Defense Department’s best budget predictability in more than a decade shows…

Defense budget provides Air Force with needed people, money, time

By Jim Garamone People, money and time are needed to address urgent issues the …

U.S. brigade arrives in Afghanistan to advise, strengthen Afghan forces

By Jim Garamone A new Army formation deployed to Afghanistan is dedicated to fo…

NASA nearing next mission to Mars

NASA is about to go on a journey to study the interior of Mars. A news conferen…

Critics of Texas' 'sanctuary cities' law ask federal appeals court to reconsider case

By Julián Aguilar Opponents of the state’s immigration enforcement legislation …

Seattle area man arrested for suspicious packages sent to DC

A Seattle area man suspected of sending suspicious packages to multiple governm…

Man wrongfully jailed for 23 years gets old job back with White Sox

After spending 23 years in prison for a crime he didn't commit, Nevest Cole…

Linda Brown, center of Brown v. Board of Education case, dead at 76

Linda Brown, who as a third grade student was at the center of the 1954 Brown v…

Facebook named in multiple lawsuits over handling of Cambridge Analytica scandal

The Federal Trade Commission confirmed Monday that it's investigating Faceb…

Texas schools suspended tens of thousands of students in second grade or younger

By Sydney Greene Texas schools issued more than 64,000 in-school suspensions to…

Trump joins allies in expelling Russian agents over U.K. chemical attack

President Trump's order to expel 60 Russian intelligence officers comes as …

Austin police officer shot, second hurt, suspect dead

Austin, Texas Police Chief Brian Manley says a suspect shot at police officers …

Mountain lion roams California backyards

A mountain lion roamed through backyards in a neighborhood outside Los Angeles …

Thousands of Texans protest for gun control across state in March for Our Lives rallies

By Shannon Najmabadi Tens of thousands of Texans poured out onto streets and ga…

Pope urges youth to raise their voices

Pope Francis on Palm Sunday is urging young people not to be silent and let the…

Texas high school students bring together Ted Cruz, Joaquin Castro for 'Day of Unity' event

By Patrick Svitek For several hours Sunday, an auditorium at Bellaire High Scho…

White House announces ban on most transgender troops

The White House announced late Friday a ban on transgender individuals from ser…

Parkland students create nationwide movement

Seven days after the deadly shooting, students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas Hi…

Departing Secretary of State Rex Tillerson emerges as a potential candidate for UT System chancellor

By Matthew Watkins and Shannon Najmabadi As the search for the next University …

President Trump signs spending bill despite veto threat

President Donald Trump says he's signed a $1.3 trillion spending measure av…

Senior officials: U.S. must keep pace with adversaries in missile defense

By Lisa Ferdinando The fiscal year 2019 budget request for ballistic missile de…

China threatens to impose $3 billion in tariffs on U.S. imports

The $50 billion tariffs President Trump plans to impose on some Chinese imports…

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