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Why now? China, Hong Kong, and Trump

Lost in the escalating crisis in Hong Kong is the simple question of, ‘why n…

Hurricane Dorian shifts path toward Georgia, Carolinas

Hurricane Dorian Hurricane Dorian has grown slightly stronger and shifted i…

Governor Abbott: 'Mistakes were made' in fundraising letter's language

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) apologized Thursday for a fundraising email that …

Dorian strengthens to Category 4 hurricane

Hurricane Dorian was upgraded to a Category 4 storm as it makes its way toward …

A few things to know about Trump's latest round of tariffs on China

The Trump administration is poised to impose 15 percent tariffs on roughly $…

Trump claims trade talks with China limited violence in Hong Kong

President Trump said Friday that his efforts to pressure China into a deal o…

Study finds there is no 'gay gene': Genetics do affect a person's sexuality

A sweeping new study finds that there is no specific gene that determines on…

Trump administration: Children of some military members overseas will not get automatic citizenship

The Trump administration said Wednesday that the children of some U.S. milit…

Fox News does its job and the Donald feels betrayed

I know, I know, Trump is playing seven-level chess, and all of his tweets ar…

Brexit, no Brexit? Brexit, which Brexit?

In the wake of the Johnson premiership, the Labour party has reoriented itse…

Stacey Abrams could be a big problem for GOP in Georgia

Life just got a little more complicated for the National Republican Senatori…

Beto needs to get his facts straight

On Monday, Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke hosted a town hal…

At least 17 Texas cities, counties increasing taxes this year before new restriction goes into effect

By Bethany Blankley The new property tax law going into effect next year i…

Italy forms new coalition government

A new coalition of existing parliamentary forces will take power in Italy Th…

Matthew McConaughey joins UT faculty as professor

Actor Matthew McConaughey is joining the faculty at the University of Texas …

Trump rips Puerto Rico as 'corrupt': Claims he' 'the best thing that’s ever happened' to U.S. territory

President Trump on Wednesday assailed Puerto Rico as one of the “most corrup…

Trump administration diverting millions from FEMA, other agencies for border programs

The Trump administration plans to divert millions of dollars in funds from o…

Queen Elizabeth approves Johnson’s request to suspend UK Parliament

Queen Elizabeth II has approved British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s reque…

U.S., China tensions heat up, cool off

By Jessica Domel Chinese officials appear to be sincere in wanting a trade…

Dallas and Houston metropolitan areas lead U.S. in job growth

Downtown Houston By Bethany Blankley Texas metropolitan areas, Dallas and…

Texas voters to decide on 10 constitutional amendments

By Bethany Blankley Texas voters will decide on 10 constitutional amendmen…

If Trump meets with anyone from Iran, it should be Khamenei, not Rouhani

French president Emmanuel Macron made news by inviting Iranian foreign minis…

Deepfakes could be a problem in 2020

Cyber hackers are remembered as the villains of 2016. Trump, Putin, and Flor…

Way too early to start discussing Biden's presidential demise

Monmouth poll from a few days ago had some pretty surprising numbers: Senato…

Release the recording already, and show everybody who’s lying

By Ross Ramsey Nobody’s going to believe Michael Quinn Sullivan or Dennis …

Federal agents raid home of UAW president

Federal agents reportedly raided the home of the United Auto Workers (UAW) P…

Trump administration withholding Middle East peace plan until after Israeli elections

The White House will further delay the release of its long-promised Middle E…

Interesting finds from San Jose Mercury News study on recent active shooter incidents

The San Jose Mercury News studied “three years worth of recent active shoote…

Axios stands behind Trump nuking hurricanes story

President Trump on Monday night doubled down on his criticism of a report th…

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