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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 council of Waskom in Texas has voted to make the small town a “sanctuary city for the unborn”.The...

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 abortions. Ocasio-Cortez (D-Queens/Bronx) voted on Jan. 9 for an appropriations bill that included res...
03:45, 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-male Waskom City Council means the city along the Louisiana border is “standing for life.̶...
20:15, 2019-06-13

Texas pastor who backed bill criminalizing abortion arrested HOUSTON (AP) — 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. Court records show that Stephen Bratton posted a $50,000 bond Saturday. The Houston Chronicle reports that 43-year-old ...
20:00, 2019-06-16

No, maternal mortality did not spike in Texas after funding cuts to abortion clinics More than a year ago, revised numbers showed that the Texas maternal mortality rate was not as high as previously believed. But the news apparently has not reached Congress....
14:38, 2019-05-21

'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.        ...
22:15, 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 political career....
22:30, 2019-05-21

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 referendum held Friday saw 82.1% of voters supporting the change, which removes a clause requiring c...
09:45, 2019-05-27

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 election in the city of Ioannina. Elisaf received 17,789 votes, 235 more than his runoff opponent. He t...
21:45, 2019-06-03

Workers at Volkswagen’s plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, have voted against unionization CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Workers at Volkswagen’s plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, have voted against unionization. The post Workers at Volkswagen’s plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, have voted against unionization appeared first on LEX18.com....
05:45, 2019-06-15

Revealed: Cherie Blair voted for the Liberal Democrats in European elections Wife of former Labour PM Tony Blair told friends she was "appalled" that Alastair Campbell was booted from party after he voted for the Liberal Democrats...
17:15, 2019-05-30

Many Indian farmers voted for Modi the strongman, but now hope he tackles their woes Many farmers in three big states in the Indian heartland voted for Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his strong record on national security, but they expect him to address their problems of weak incomes and heavy debt in his second term....
16:45, 2019-05-24

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.        ...
08:00, 2019-06-10

# 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 of the membership held today, there were 870 votes cast in favor of the propos......
20:30, 2019-05-22

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.        ...
01:00, 2019-05-22

#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....
13:45, 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 comes amid a battle over abortion rights in the United States. Earlier this month, Alabama passed the st...
00:00, 2019-05-30

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 already endanger the health of women living in the south. The law, set to become enforceable in six mo...
20:30, 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....
04:45, 2019-05-22

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....
20:30, 2019-05-29

2 first-timers among 5 nations elected to Security Council 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 Vietnam....
22:30, 2019-06-07

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 over the situation....
14:45, 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....
22:45, 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 to chair council committees that will vote on key parts of her agenda. The aldermen also approved n...
01:45, 2019-05-30

Rajyavardhan Rathore Not In PM Modi's Council Of Ministers Olympian Rajyavardhan Rathore is one of the most prominent exclusions from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government, which has a mix of old and new faces....
17:15, 2019-05-30

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......
05:15, 2019-05-31

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 from a witness into a suspect....
22:45, 2019-06-11

EU Council should condemn Turkish actions off Cyprus: Greek PM Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Tuesday the European Council should 'unreservedly condemn the illegal actions of Turkey' which has launched an offshore drill for gas in Cyprus's exclusive economic zone....
13:30, 2019-06-18

Algerian council concludes not possible to hold July 4 poll: TV Algeria's constitutional council has concluded it will not be possible to hold presidential elections on July 4 as planned, state TV reported on Sunday, prolonging the country's transition after President Abdelaziz Bouteflika resigned two months ago....
14:15, 2019-06-02

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 Abdelaziz Bouteflika resigned two months ago....
16:00, 2019-06-02

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....
13:30, 2019-05-28

The Latest: Kuwait: All UN council members condemn attacks Kuwait’s U.N. ambassador says he is pleased that all Security Council members condemn the latest attacks on two tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz, and want to see a thorough investigation...
01:15, 2019-06-14

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 Monday....
05:45, 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 pushing city council members to “help NYC move into the future of fashion” by supporting Johns...
14:15, 2019-05-30

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 International Committee of the Red Cross....
22:45, 2019-06-11

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...
18:15, 2019-05-30

City Council Member Dies In Motorcycle Crash CAMPBELL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18/WLWT) – A northern Kentucky city council member has died following a crash. Councilman Rob Honaker of Wilder died on Saturday morning in a single-vehicle motorcycle accident. WLWT reports that he had recently purchased the bike he was riding and died within blocks ...
07:15, 2019-06-10

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 vows to destroy Israel and stop carrying out violent acts....
19:45, 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....
18:45, 2019-05-23

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’ operations throughout the city, The Post has learned....
07:15, 2019-06-10

Oklahoma City Council approves settlement in canal death OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma City Council has approved a $175,000 settlement for the estate of a man who died after being electrocuted in an entertainment district canal. The Oklahoman reports that the council voted Tuesday to settle a claim filed on behalf of the estate of 23-year-old Wesley W...
05:45, 2019-05-23

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 Pacific hub's Town Hall....
23:15, 2019-06-14

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,......
04:00, 2019-05-31

‘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 show “Project Runway” for 16 years, will throw his weight behind Johnson’s anti-fur bill at a City Hal...
21:15, 2019-05-21

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 began before the amalgamation of Leichhardt, Marrickville and Ashfield councils.The council is now ca...
09:45, 2019-06-06

Memphis City Council postpones Graceland expansion vote MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — City Council members in Memphis, Tennessee, have again postponed a vote on an expansion project at Elvis Presley’s Graceland. Council members on Tuesday agreed for the fifth time to delay a vote related to a plan to provide tax incentives for a $100 million expansion of t...
03:45, 2019-06-19

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 a new lawsuit. The then-21-year-old accuser says she was working as a summer intern for the UN when...
05:45, 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 disaster, a council diplomat said....
07:45, 2019-06-04

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....
16:45, 2019-05-23

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 regulators were asleep at the switch on this issue,” said Council Speaker Corey Johnson. “It’s clear that...
02:30, 2019-06-13

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 become a topic of debate. Not about policy, but whether legislative aide Carrie Henriquez said a vulga...
20:30, 2019-05-30

Russia halts UN Security Council statement on Syria’s Idlib A diplomat at the U.N. says Russia has blocked the Security Council from issuing a statement sounding alarm about fighting in and around Syria’s Idlib province and the possibility of a humanitarian disaster...
07:30, 2019-06-04

Economic Advisory Council To PM Reacts To Arvind Subramanian: Full Text The former Chief Economic Adviser (CEA), Dr. Arvind Subramanian, has published a paper "India's GDP Mis-estimation: Likelihood, Magnitudes, Mechanisms, and Implications" in June, 2019, on the basis of......
15:30, 2019-06-12

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......
15:30, 2019-06-12

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 dollars to bankroll candidates. Following weeks of behind-the-scenes arm twisting, council members overw...
03:30, 2019-06-14

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....
15:00, 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 diplomats said....
19:15, 2019-06-06

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 the Afghan people”....
00:30, 2019-05-22

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......
20:30, 2019-06-04

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 sexually harassing a Council female staffer. Councilwoman Carlina Rivera (D-Manhattan) and Councilman Ad...
20:30, 2019-06-13

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....
18:00, 2019-06-11

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 sensitivity....
03:15, 2019-06-06

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 restitution as part of a no-jail plea deal....
01:15, 2019-06-04

Perth council facial recognition trial greeted with concern and scepticism Residents ‘in disbelief’ at alleged lack of consultation over installation of facial recognition technology in East Perth cameras Perth City council is pressing ahead with a trial of facial recognition technology to be installed in cameras across East Perth, despite concerns from privacy experts and...
07:45, 2019-06-12

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. The city’s five district attorneys — and Bridget Brennan, the special narcotics prosecutor — also te...
06:45, 2019-05-23

Head of Sudan's military council meets Abu Dhabi crown prince The head of Sudan's military council met Abu Dhabi's crown prince on Sunday, who expressed the United Arab Emirates' support for Sudan as it navigates a transition after the ouster of Omar al-Bashir, Emirates news agency (WAM) reported....
22:00, 2019-05-26

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 presented. Neither text was adopted as the US draft was vetoed and the Russian draft failing to secure ...
14:32, 2019-05-21

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 — Hart Island. They’re buried in a city public cemetery — known as Potter’s Field — and mana...
03:30, 2019-05-31

FCA land swap deal, incentives approved by Detroit City Council The city's blessing paves the way for FCA to invest $2.5 billion in the existing Jefferson North plant and the idled Mack Avenue engine plant and bring an expected 4,950 new jobs to the city....
21:30, 2019-05-21

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....
05:15, 2019-05-24

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......
22:00, 2019-06-13

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 vampires Tilda Swinton, Evan Rachel Wood, Wesley Snipes, and more. Ahead of last night’s season finale, we ...
21:15, 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...
05:45, 2019-05-30

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, who said the agency would be forced to suspend some food assistance within days, unless agreements a...
23:15, 2019-06-17

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. Also elected were Estonia, Niger, Tunisia, Viet Nam....
00:00, 2019-06-08

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 and safety”, the UN anti-drugs and crime chief warned the Security Council on Tuesday....
14:38, 2019-05-21

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 UN Security Council on Wednesday that its people have established a “broad consensus” against furth...
14:32, 2019-05-21

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 Oman last month....
18:01, 2019-06-07

Birmingham City Council wins injunction against parents protesting over LGBT lessons Protesters who have been gathering outside a school to demonstrate against the teaching of same-sex relationships have been banned from the area following a court order....
12:30, 2019-06-01

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 insecurity across the country....
21:15, 2019-06-14

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 them as “central to sustainable solutions” to challenges facing the Organization worldwide....
19:15, 2019-05-21

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 with the League of Arab States is pivotal”. ...
04:45, 2019-06-14

Algeria’s Constitutional Council: July 4 presidential vote cancelled since it rejected 2 candidates who tried to run ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algeria’s Constitutional Council: July 4 presidential vote cancelled since it rejected 2 candidates who tried to run. The post Algeria’s Constitutional Council: July 4 presidential vote cancelled since it rejected 2 candidates who tried to run appeared first on LE...
14:15, 2019-06-02

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 Essence, and later acts like E.U., Backyard Band, and Mambo Sauce provided the soundtrack to family...
23:00, 2019-06-06

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 Ursula Mueller asked the Security Council on Tuesday, the hard-hitting question: “Can’t this Council t...
18:45, 2019-05-28

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 cover-up of a murder. The letter from Councilmen Antonio Reynoso and Ritchie Torres — who chair the...
03:30, 2019-05-31

As Syria conflict enters ninth year, humanitarian crisis ‘far from over’, Security Council hears Eight years ago this month, the Syria conflict began, leading to a humanitarian crisis that remains “far from over”, the UN Security Council heard on Wednesday. 11.7 million need humanitarian assistance and protection, and more than 5.6 million Syrians are living as refugees across the region....
14:32, 2019-05-21

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."...
09:01, 2019-06-14

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....
03:00, 2019-05-23

Attempt to defy international law over Golan sovereignty ‘doomed to failure’ Security Council hears A majority of Security Council members on Wednesday stressed the importance of upholding international law regarding the occupied Golan , in the face of the unilateral move by the United States to recognize Israel’s sovereignty over them....
14:32, 2019-05-21

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 division of the country”....
18:30, 2019-05-21

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 the generals are ready to resume negotiations with the opposition appeared first on LEX18.com....
13:00, 2019-06-05

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 António Guterres told the Security Council during a high-level debate on Tuesday....
17:30, 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 fulfil their obligations, take action to step up prevention, and tackle the issue earlier, so that u...
03:45, 2019-06-12

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, before stressing her commitment to justice for victims of grave abuses during the civil war....
00:30, 2019-05-22

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 seven million people are in dire need of aid, and some 5,000 people continue to flee across borders ev...
14:32, 2019-05-21

‘Great cause of concern’ UN chief tells Security Council, surveying '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, “compliance has deteriorated”.  ...
01:45, 2019-05-24

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....
17:00, 2019-06-12

California city council woman led officers on high-speed chase with juvenile in backseat: police A city councilwoman in California Wednesday drove through a police parking lot at a high speed then led officers on a high-speed chase while a juvenile sat in the back seat, police said....
15:45, 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 work,” the top United Nations official in the country said on Tuesday.  ...
06:45, 2019-05-22

Hong Kong Legislative Council official says no debate has been scheduled on extradition bill after protest delay HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong Legislative Council official says no debate has been scheduled on extradition bill after protest delay. The post Hong Kong Legislative Council official says no debate has been scheduled on extradition bill after protest delay appeared first on LEX18.com....
07:45, 2019-06-13

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 island....
13:15, 2019-06-12

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 Wednesday.  ...
00:30, 2019-06-13

‘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 needs into its work. ...
17:30, 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 this year in the Gaza Strip will only last until mid-June. ...
23:00, 2019-05-22

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 disagreed over the appropriate response to mass protests in the South American country and competing claims...
14:32, 2019-05-21

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 demilitarize the eastern conflict zone....
21:15, 2019-05-21

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 at the Security Council; the plight of migrants in Libya; war rules violations in Syria; human rights in Australia and the Philippines....
22:00, 2019-06-07

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 Security Council on Monday, warning however that war shows “no sign of abating” elsewhere....
14:32, 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....
22:15, 2019-06-05

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 towards an enduring political solution on behalf of the Syrian people....
14:32, 2019-05-21

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 up to Cullinan Park, and neighbors said they’ve seen it swimming around with a knife poking o...
21:45, 2019-06-14

Texas Tech going to 4th CWS after 8-6 win over Oklahoma St LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Kurt Wilson hit a three-run homer in the bottom of the eighth inning and Texas Tech beat Oklahoma State 8-6 in an NCAA Super Regional finale Sunday, earning the Red Raiders their fourth College World Series berth in six seasons. Josh Jung led off the eighth with his second home...
07:15, 2019-06-10

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 Indigenous Issues, the UN Security Council's condemnation of the Sri Lanka attacks, and an upcoming UN...
14:45, 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 senior UN official warned the Security Council on Tuesday....
23:30, 2019-06-04

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)        ...
02:00, 2019-06-18

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)        ...
14:15, 2019-05-30

AP Top 25 Podcast: Texas HS hires Art Briles … Why? Former Baylor coach Art Briles has returned to coaching football in the United States, landing a gig at a mid-sized East Texas high school. The hiring of Briles by the Mount Vernon Independent School District was surprising to many. On the latest edition of the AP Top 25 College Football Podcast, Ch...
20:30, 2019-05-29

Na wins by four in Texas to claim third PGA victory Kevin Na figured it was time to add his name to the wall of champions at Colonial Country Club and, making birdies early and late, made the thought come true with a four-stroke victory over Tony Finau in the Charles Schwab Challenge in Texas on Sunday....
14:45, 2019-05-27

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....
22:15, 2019-06-12

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.        ...
17:45, 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....
10:45, 2019-06-11

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 unbiased options education, are working together to educate investors and broaden the appeal of options wit...
02:30, 2019-05-22

Border Patrol Council VP slams Ocasio-Cortez's 'disgusting' comparison of border facilities to 'concentration camps' The vice president of the National Border Patrol Council (NBPC) slammed Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for comparing border facilities to concentration camps....
18:30, 2019-06-18

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, Texas, near the Oklahoma state line. (May 24)        ...
10:45, 2019-05-24

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 the governor that would ban red-light traffic cameras, end regulation of the plumbing industry, make i...
09:15, 2019-06-01

The Latest: IndyCar race in Texas has 1st caution on Lap 135 FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the IndyCar race in Texas (all times local): 8:50 p.m. The IndyCar race in Texas finally had its first caution on Lap 135 after Zach Veach spun out on the backstretch. Veach started to lose control entering the backstretch. He tried to keep the car going before...
04:00, 2019-06-09

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....
10:00, 2019-06-06

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)        ...
20:00, 2019-06-13

Man accused of helping run ‘El Chapo’ cartel sent to Texas EL PASO, Texas (AP) — A man accused of running a wing of the violent Mexican border cartel led by convicted drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman has been extradited to Texas. Jose Antonio Torres Marrufo faces an initial court appearance Wednesday afternoon in El Paso on charges of conspir...
20:30, 2019-05-29

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 Friday at the high-speed 1 ½-mile oval. The Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing driver won from the pole at Ba...
05:45, 2019-06-08

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 Black Bayou Bridge about six miles (9.65 kilometers) south of Lake Charles. Investigators say a boat...
19:30, 2019-05-24

Bjork hired as Texas A&M athletic director COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Ross Bjork has been hired as Texas A&M’s athletic director. Bjork, who is the athletic director at Mississippi, will take over for Scott Woodward, who left for the same job at LSU last month. Bjork won’t start at Texas A&M until July 8 and R.C. Slocum will r...
06:15, 2019-05-24

Bjork introduced as Texas A&M’s athletic director COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Texas A&M’s incoming athletic director says he’s been admiring the passion of Aggie fans for more than 20 years. Ross Bjork was introduced at Texas A&M on Monday. He’ll begin work on July 8 after he wraps things up in his current job as MississippiR...
01:01, 2019-06-04

FAA Investigating Chick-Fil-A’s Exclusion At Texas Airport SAN ANTONIO (AP) – 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 on LGBT issues. The San Antonio Express-News reports the FAA tol...
23:00, 2019-05-25

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. In the midst of yet another infamous Infrastructure Week, this announcement was an important develo...
16:30, 2019-05-22

Texas man gets prison for smuggling immigrants in furniture CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — A Houston-area man has been sentenced to nearly two years in prison for trying to smuggle immigrants in furniture after three people were found in a plastic-wrapped dresser that was nailed shut. Federal prosecutors say 23-year-old Yabar Ayan Portes-Arevalo of Katy was se...
16:15, 2019-05-21

The Latest: Tornadoes reported in northeastern Texas KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on the powerful storms battering parts of the U.S. (all times local): 6:40 p.m. Tornadoes swept parts of northeastern Texas, damaging homes and buildings and causing at least one injury. On the northern shore of Cedar Creek Reservoir, about 50 miles (80 kilometers)...
01:45, 2019-05-30

Texas HS superintendent defends Briles hiring Mount Vernon ISD Superintendent Jason McCullough defended the decision to hire Art Briles, saying the district "vetted coach Briles to the best of our ability."...
03:15, 2019-05-29

The Latest: FBI says man shot near Texas courthouse dies DALLAS (AP) — The Latest on an exchange of gunfire outside the federal courthouse in downtown Dallas (all times local): 11:50 a.m. The FBI says a 22-year-old man who was shot in an exchange of gunfire with federal officers outside a federal courthouse in Dallas has died. FBI Special Agent in Charge ...
19:45, 2019-06-17

Texas eliminates Oklahoma State in NCAAs FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Steven Chervony of Texas made a 15-foot birdie putt to extend the decisive match and won on the next hole to eliminate top-seeded Oklahoma State and send the Longhorns into the NCAA championship match against Stanford. It was the third time Oklahoma State had been the No. 1...
04:15, 2019-05-29

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....
06:30, 2019-05-26

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....
23:45, 2019-05-21

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 Alabama at in Friday’s NCAA softball super regional game in Tuscaloosa. Elish was helped off the fie...
11:15, 2019-05-25

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 on LGBT issues....
09:15, 2019-05-26

Shepherd’s homer gives Georgia 2-0 victory over Texas A&M HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Cam Shepherd belted a two-run homer with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning to give No. 3 seed Georgia a 2-0 victory over No. 6 seed Texas A&M in the Southeastern Conference Tournament on Wednesday. Shepherd blasted a 2-2 pitch from Joseph Menefee (3-2) over the left-fiel...
21:00, 2019-05-22

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.        ...
02:45, 2019-06-06

Duke beats Texas A&M 4-1 to win Morgantown regional Kyle Gallagher homered and drove in four runs and Duke won a NCAA Tournament regional for the second straight year, beating Texas A&M 4-1        ...
06:00, 2019-06-03

US says border wall will ‘avoid’ historic Texas cemetery HOUSTON (AP) — The U.S. government says it won’t build President Donald Trump’s border wall on the site of a historic cemetery that might have required the exhumation of graves. U.S. Customs and Border Protection issued a statement Monday saying it would “avoid” the Eli Jacks...
18:45, 2019-06-03

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 Disease Control and Prevention, authorities said Tuesday....
21:45, 2019-06-04

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 campaign on gun storage. The legislation is now headed to the desk of Republican Gov. Greg Abbott. T...
22:15, 2019-05-27

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 LG rep urged me to observe just how quickly YouTube videos would load. It was fast, no doubt. But af...
19:00, 2019-05-31

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....
16:00, 2019-06-07

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 Management Agency statement Tuesday said Port Aransas (uh-RAN’-zuhs) continues to recover from...
00:15, 2019-06-05

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)        ...
04:15, 2019-05-25

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....
00:45, 2019-06-06

Texas struggles to keep pace as thirst for water intensifies DALLAS (AP) — Texas officials are struggling to ensure that they can sate everyone’s thirst as about 1,000 people arrive each day in a state where prolonged drought is a regular occurrence. Indications that the state’s water infrastructure is more fragile than once thought come as demogr...
18:15, 2019-06-01

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        ...
03:30, 2019-05-29

Texas C Prince to transfer after missing season with injury Texas center Sedona Prince, one of the nation's top recruits, says she is transferring after sitting out last season with a leg injury        ...
20:15, 2019-06-05

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 Sunday was set to be forced from office unless the Texas Senate confirms his nomination. But that pr...
00:00, 2019-05-27

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 looking for Isaac Ray Ruiz after he shot at people Tuesday evening, seemingly at random, without injuring ...
04:00, 2019-05-31

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 the Border Patrol, topping the previous record of 424 was set last month, NBC News reported Thursday...
04:00, 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....
03:45, 2019-06-07

Texas set to extend limit on child sex abuse lawsuits AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Texas bill that would give child sexual abuse victims more time to sue their abusers and institutions in civil court is heading to Republican Gov. Greg Abbott. The bill approved unanimously Friday by the state House comes after former Olympic and U.S. national team gymnasts ur...
04:30, 2019-05-25

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 (32-25) is looking to reach the super regionals for the second straight year after capturing the re...
05:15, 2019-06-01

Top-seeded Texas Tech beats K-State 7-4 in Big 12 tourney Taylor Floyd got top-seeded Texas Tech out of a bases-loaded jam in the bottom of the ninth and the Red Raiders held off Kansas State 7-4 in the Big 12 Tournament        ...
00:30, 2019-05-23

Bible, other items kept from ex-Texas nurse held in deaths SAN ANTONIO (AP) — A Texas judge has sided with prosecutors in withholding a Bible, letters and other personal items from a former nurse suspected of killing dozens of children. Bexar County prosecutors argued in court Wednesday that 68-year-old Genene Jones’ writings in her Bible and other do...
17:45, 2019-05-23

Dixon has chance for record-tying 4th IndyCar win at Texas FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Scott Dixon is starting on the front row at Texas, where he has the chance to match the track record for IndyCar Series victories. Dixon is the defending race winner at the 1½-mile oval, where he has won three times. Helio Castroneves has won four IndyCar races at the track,...
04:00, 2019-06-09

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 cannibals who torture and murder a group of interlopers. In the film’s most horrifying scene, a woman is tor...
06:45, 2019-06-14

‘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.  ...
07:15, 2019-06-18

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 purposeful act.Read more......
06:45, 2019-06-15

Texas 8th-grader wins National Geographic contest WASHINGTON (AP) — Nihar Janga, an eighth-grader from Austin, Texas, with an already impressive array of awards, has taken top honors in the 31st annual National Geographic GeoBee, an elite test of geographic knowledge. Janga triumphed Wednesday during a competition at the National Geographic Society...
05:45, 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 Wednesday night by the Senate was part of a group of school safety measures filed after a gunman killed eig...
05:45, 2019-05-23

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 renewable energy. Boston-based renewable energy developer Longroad Energy recently announced it was ...
17:45, 2019-06-11

Texas governor OKs budget with $1M gun storage safety effort AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has approved a spending bill that includes a $1 million public safety campaign for firearm storage. The Republican signed a $250 billion two-year budget Saturday without any line-item vetoes. It includes money for the Texas Department of Public Safety to p...
20:00, 2019-06-16

Ex-pastor charged with molesting teen relative in Texas A former Southern Baptist pastor who once backed strict anti-abortion legislation in Texas has been charged with repeatedly molesting a teenage relative over the course of two years, sometimes several times a day, court records show. Stephen Bratton, who stepped down last month from Grace Family Bap...
21:45, 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....
16:45, 2019-05-21

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.        ...
04:30, 2019-06-17

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 Shepherd was found Friday night inside his car in a downtown Fort Worth parking lot. The parking lot ...
09:30, 2019-06-15

Facebook is building a massive solar project in Texas ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Facebook is building a massive solar farm in West Texas that’s believed to be one of the largest solar projects in the nation. Boston-based renewable energy developer Longroad Energy recently announced it was partnering with the social media giant on the $416 million p...
08:30, 2019-06-11

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 Series appearance since 1984 with a 5-3 win over Texas Tech on Saturday. The last time Michigan made it...
04:15, 2019-06-16

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 organizations said....
05:30, 2019-05-23

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....
14:38, 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....
13:45, 2019-05-22

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 to the fire. (June 14)        ...
20:30, 2019-06-14

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 started building the Prospero Solar project in Andre......
19:30, 2019-05-31

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 the ballot for reelection in less than two years, and with Beto O’Rourke’s surprisingly strong showing...
18:30, 2019-06-12

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 2020. The announcement Thursday would make Texas the latest state — and now the largest — to pour mo...
23:45, 2019-05-23

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....
17:45, 2019-05-21

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 ban, which takes effect Sept. 1. Such cameras take images of vehicles entering intersections when red...
00:00, 2019-06-03

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        ...
19:45, 2019-05-21

Texas man accused of abducting girl, 8, faces federal charge FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A man accused of abducting an 8-year-old Texas girl as she was taking a walk with her mother has been charged in federal court with kidnapping. Prosecutors say 51-year-old Michael Webb appeared in federal court in Fort Worth on Tuesday for an initial hearing and that he̵...
17:45, 2019-05-22

Texas Tech blanks Dallas Baptist 3-0 for regional sweep LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Bryce Bonnin allowed three hits in seven innings, Cameron Warren hit a three-run homer in the first inning and Texas Tech advanced as host of a Super Regional with a 3-0 victory over Dallas Baptist on Sunday night. Warren’s 17th homer was his third in three regional games...
05:45, 2019-06-03

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....
01:45, 2019-05-26

Blaum’s grand slam lifts Texas A&M over West Virginia 11-10 MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Bryce Blaum’s grand slam in the bottom of the ninth inning lifted Texas A&M to an 11-10 victory over West Virginia in an NCAA Tournament elimination game Sunday. Second-seeded Texas A&M (39-22-1) stormed back from a 9-1 deficit to earn a rematch with third-seeded Duke ...
01:45, 2019-06-03

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 again later Saturday, with the winner advancing to the championship game Sunday. The Red Raiders (39...
23:00, 2019-05-25

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 was found dead in his car suffered a medical emergency that caused him to fall and apparently strike his head. The Tarrant County medica...
23:01, 2019-06-15

Longtime Texas baseball writer Gerry Fraley dies at 64 DALLAS (AP) — Gerry Fraley, a longtime baseball writer who spent most of his career with The Dallas Morning News, has died. He was 64. Fraley died early Saturday after a two-year battle with cancer, the newspaper reported. After covering the Braves for the Atlanta Constitution-Journal, Fraley joined...
23:00, 2019-05-25

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 Grubbs died at a hospital Saturday after being shot at his brother’s business near Cleveland, a ci...
00:15, 2019-06-05

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 Secretary of State David Whitley submitted his resignation letter Monday. He did so just before the Texas...
00:00, 2019-05-28

Texas House OKs school finance bill, property tax reform AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas House has overwhelmingly approved a sweeping, bipartisan school finance bill that brings an extra $4.5 billion into Texas classrooms in an attempt to overhaul the state’s troubled school finance system. The plan approved on Saturday seeks to increase annual per-s...
09:15, 2019-05-26

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....
01:45, 2019-06-15

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....
18:00, 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. Opponents have argued it discriminates against the LGBT community....
04:30, 2019-06-12

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 police statement Friday says 20-year-old Dalia Jimenez is charged with felony injury to a child and free ...
05:15, 2019-06-01

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....
17:30, 2019-05-22

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 Houston, where the Category 4 hurricane dumped more than 50 inches (130 centimeters) of rain. Harvey...
20:15, 2019-06-13

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 reptile....
13:45, 2019-05-31

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 Homeland Security’s Office of Inspector General obtained by CNN....
08:30, 2019-06-01

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....
21:45, 2019-06-13

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 Friday says 20-year-old Dalia Jimenez is charged with felony injury to a child and free on $20,000 ...
02:45, 2019-06-01

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....
01:45, 2019-06-15

Former Miss Black Texas sues city, ex-chief over arrest DALLAS (AP) — A beauty pageant winner has sued a Texas city and its former police chief over an evading arrest charge that was later dropped. The Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports Carmen Ponder filed the federal civil rights lawsuit Monday in Dallas over her May 2017 arrest in Commerce. Ponder won th...
21:00, 2019-05-22

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 jeering crowd, Muhlaysia Booker spoke out about her ordeal in the hope of raising awareness about violence...
17:15, 2019-05-21

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 school’s football team. Superintendent Jason McCullough said during a Facebook live session that the scho...
23:00, 2019-05-25

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 by Baylor amid a sexual assault scandal. Mount Vernon ISD Superintendent Jason McCullough said Tues...
04:15, 2019-05-29

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 decade. The deal approved Thursday extends Herman’s guaranteed contract through 2023 and will pay h...
17:45, 2019-05-23

The Latest: Memorial held for Texas woman shot by officer The Latest on the Houston area woman who was shot and killed by a police officer (all times local): 1:30 p.m. Community leaders, elected officials and relatives of a Houston-area woman shot and killed by a police officer say her death must be a call to action....
23:15, 2019-05-23

Manhunt underway in Texas after woman killed, deputy and 2 others shot The suspect in the Liberty County shootings remains at large, law enforcement officials said. The suspect has been identified as Pavol Vido, 65.        ...
23:15, 2019-05-29

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 woman was killed and two men injured Wednesday morning at a plumbing company east of Cleveland, a city o...
20:30, 2019-05-29

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 petrochemical storage facility, the company said on Friday....
23:30, 2019-05-24

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 Donald Trump....
22:15, 2019-05-24

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 statement Friday that the agent was patrolling the Rio Grande in Brownsville, in southernmost Texas, ...
19:30, 2019-06-08

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 grieving for Muhlaysia Booker when news broke last week that the body of Chynal Lindsey had been found i...
09:00, 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 released by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce....
18:00, 2019-06-07

Michigan upsets top seed UCLA; Texas Tech, Louisville win Karl Kauffmann’s second straight dominant postseason start helped put Michigan on the cusp of its first College World Series in 35 years and No. 1 national seed UCLA on the brink of elimination from the NCAA Tournament. The Colorado Rockies’ second-round draft pick carried a one-hit shut...
07:30, 2019-06-08

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        ...
07:30, 2019-05-24

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 Coast Conference pitcher of the year Reid Detmers held East Carolina scoreless through five innings and...
05:45, 2019-06-08

Texas couple stands by story after US cardinal pushes back The Texas couple that accused Cardinal Daniel DiNardo of mishandling a sexual misconduct case against his former deputy is denying his office’s claims that they fabricated quotes or demanded a $10 million payout...
04:45, 2019-06-06

Texas high school hires former Baylor coach Art Briles Art Briles, the former Baylor football coach fired three years ago after an investigation found the school had mishandled allegations of sexual misconduct and violence, has been hired to lead an East Texas high school program. Mount Vernon Superintendent says its board of trustees has approved a two...
04:30, 2019-05-25

Texas Teacher Fired Over Tweets Asking Trump to ‘Remove’ Immigrants Georgia Clark, a teacher in the Fort Worth Independent School District, had implored the president in public Twitter posts to rid her school of undocumented immigrants....
21:15, 2019-06-05

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....
16:30, 2019-05-21

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 World Series with a 5-4 win Monday. The No. 8 national seed Red Raiders (45-19) bounced back from a...
00:30, 2019-06-18

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 conversation, the Washington Post reported today....
05:15, 2019-06-05

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.        ...
06:30, 2019-06-05

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, according to reports....
15:00, 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....
16:30, 2019-06-09

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...
12:45, 2019-06-09

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 Regional. After Sifrit led off the ninth by drawing a walk from Clayton Beeter (0-3), the Red Raiders m...
06:15, 2019-06-09

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 in Fort Worth, Texas on Friday....
06:00, 2019-05-25

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....
16:30, 2019-05-21

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....
11:15, 2019-06-04

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....
03:45, 2019-05-29

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....
14:45, 2019-05-29

Texas land trust files lawsuit against Horizon Kinetic nominee Texas Pacific Land Trust said on Tuesday it had filed a lawsuit against a nominee of its investor, Horizon Kinetic, which has been seeking to install its own trustee and begin selling off the firm's portfolio....
22:30, 2019-05-21

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. Houston police said they believe they found the missing girl, but could not immediately confirm that the ...
19:30, 2019-06-01

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 the end of the legislative session....
11:15, 2019-05-29

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....
03:15, 2019-05-29

Summer heat could challenge power grids in Texas and California: NERC Texas and California could face electric reliability issues this summer because they may not have enough generation resources available to meet peak air conditioning demand, according to a report from the country's reliability coordinator on Tuesday....
20:30, 2019-06-18

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 to experiment with autonomous pizza delivery in Houston using a custom vehicle called the R2 that Nur...
10:00, 2019-06-18

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 rights activists....
01:00, 2019-06-17

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....
05:15, 2019-06-01

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 residents. The civil lawsuit filed May 21 in Potter County District Court seeks over $1 million in ...
01:45, 2019-05-30

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.        ...
03:30, 2019-06-14

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 ultimately dying. Michelle and David Paul, who had only been in Fiji for a couple of days before fal...
22:30, 2019-06-07

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....
03:30, 2019-05-26

9-year-old killed, 2nd child hurt in Texas drag racing crash DALLAS (AP) — 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. Police say three cars were racing on a Dallas street Friday night when one of the vehicles hit a Chevrolet Impala wit...
23:00, 2019-05-25

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 Maleah Davis as well as area residents walked through downtown Houston on Sunday. After the march, peop...
19:00, 2019-06-10

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 cells....
19:15, 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 second inning when Longhorns catcher Mary Iakopo fielded what she thought was a live bunt and tried...
17:15, 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. Briles agreed to a two-year contract to coach at the school, located about 90 miles northeast of Dall...
07:45, 2019-05-25

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.        ...
05:00, 2019-06-09

Holt leads Texas Tech past Kansas in Big 12 elimination game OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Gabe Holt’s two-run homer in the seventh inning helped Texas Tech defeat Kansas 7-5 in a Big 12 Tournament elimination game on Friday. The top-seeded Red Raiders (38-16) will need to beat No. 4 seed West Virginia twice on Saturday to reach the championship game on Sunday. ...
04:30, 2019-05-25

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....
04:45, 2019-06-09

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 married father of three, was fishing with his wife when he was tossed in the water by the wake of the larg...
01:45, 2019-06-09

Golf: Eagle puts early starter Blixt out front in Texas 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 in Fort Worth, Texas on Friday....
02:15, 2019-05-25

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 drive a big rig through.” Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo made the comments during a Thursday ...
02:15, 2019-05-25

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....
09:45, 2019-06-07

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....
19:30, 2019-06-07

Manoah’s pitching leads West Virginia past Texas Tech OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Alek Manoah’s dominance helped fourth-seeded West Virginia beat top-seeded Texas Tech 5-1 in the Big 12 Tournament on Thursday night. Manoah, the Big 12 Pitcher of the Year, gave up one run on four hits and struck out 10 in eight innings. He won a duel with Tech’s Ca...
06:15, 2019-05-24

Lawyer: Police shot Texas woman in stomach, chest and face. HOUSTON (AP) — A lawyer for the victim’s family says a private autopsy shows a police officer shot a Houston-area woman in the stomach, chest and face. Attorney Ben Crump presented the autopsy report Wednesday. Pamela Turner’s family has been pressing to hold Baytown police accountable f...
21:00, 2019-05-22

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.        ...
19:45, 2019-06-04

Migrant holding center in Texas temporarily closes after teen’s death US border agents temporarily closed a processing center in South Texas after a 16-year-old Guatemala boy who had been detained at the facility died after being diagnosed with the flu. Customs and Border Protection said in a statement late Tuesday that it would stop holding migrants at the center in ...
18:00, 2019-05-22

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 Thursday showed reporters and community activists the video of the Sunday shooting of JaQuavion (juh-KWAY&#...
02:15, 2019-06-14

Texas event marks birthdays of George HW Bush, wife Barbara COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — A crowd has gathered at the George H.W. Bush presidential center at Texas A&M University as part of a birthday celebration for the 41st president and his wife Barbara. Members of the Bush family gathered Saturday to lay a wreath at the couple’s gravesite. George B...
22:30, 2019-06-15

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 a new report. House Bill 1177 passed 16-15 Sunday night, and will land on the desk of Gov. Greg......
02:00, 2019-05-28

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....
00:45, 2019-05-22

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 institutions. Senate lawmakers approved the legislation unanimously on Tuesday after former Olympic and U.S. ...
02:45, 2019-05-22

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.        ...
23:15, 2019-05-22

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....
15:15, 2019-06-12

Gordon Ramsay's garden sheds on hold: Wandsworth council chiefs block plans for luxury guest cabins in celebrity chef's back garden The celebrity chef and wife Tana wanted to splash out £80,000 on a pair of luxury sheds, but the council has informed them that their plans are not acceptable without a tree survey....
08:45, 2019-06-19

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 latest death of a transgender person being investigated by homicide detectives in the Texas city, polic...
09:01, 2019-06-04

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....
21:30, 2019-06-15

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 Secretary of State David Whitley is out, reaffirming the decades-old adage that you don’t mess with Texas....
22:45, 2019-05-28

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 sought to turn the case into a referendum on Huawei's corporate behavior....
07:00, 2019-06-03

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, port of entry, according to a Mexican official....
23:00, 2019-06-14

New video in Sandra Bland case prompts tense exchanges 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....
08:45, 2019-05-25

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....
14:32, 2019-05-21

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....
11:15, 2019-05-29

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        ...
14:32, 2019-05-21

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 members of a Texas family thought they could perform a similar feat, rising to the top of the Masters tick...
17:30, 2019-05-21

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.        ...
22:45, 2019-06-03

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, rejected as invalid....
03:45, 2019-05-23

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.        ...
21:30, 2019-06-02

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 flu at the facility....
10:45, 2019-05-22

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 involving Sandra Bland, a 28-year-old black woman who was found hanged in a jail cell near Houston i...
16:00, 2019-05-25

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 facility after crossing the US-Mexico border, the infant not receiving proper neonatal care, an immigrat...
08:30, 2019-06-16

Texas high school student shines in viral 'good morning y'all' video "Good morning, y'all!" That's how Nicolas Cuadra, an 18-year-old in San Antonio, Texas, started his classmates' day — each and every morning for his final semester of school at Ronald Reagan High....
19:15, 2019-06-17

Jung hits 13th home run, Texas Tech beats Oklahoma State 8-6 Josh Jung hit the first pitch of the seventh inning over the center field wall and Texas Tech held off Oklahoma State 8-6 in the opening game of the Lubbock super regional       ...
01:45, 2019-06-08

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....
00:15, 2019-06-09

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 to have been murdered, officials said. The remains found have not been confirmed to have been those ...
18:45, 2019-06-01

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.        ...
21:45, 2019-06-17

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” racist....
02:45, 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 been a teacher since 1998. So, Clark decided that she would take to Twitter, much like the president, ...
05:15, 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.        ...
04:30, 2019-06-05

‘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 to school, Gilberto Gómez and Lidia González trek to a brightly colored hillside cemetery to lay fre...
09:45, 2019-05-22

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....
13:00, 2019-06-15

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.        ...
03:15, 2019-05-28

'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 through Monday night....
17:15, 2019-05-21

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, Apple and Facebook urged Texas to drop the bill....
22:00, 2019-05-21

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.        ...
05:30, 2019-05-25

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....
17:45, 2019-05-27

Privately funded organization We Build the Wall starts construction of border barrier in Texas A privately funded organization called We Build the Wall began work this weekend on a project to build a section of border wall near El Paso, Texas. ...
17:45, 2019-05-27

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....
23:45, 2019-05-23

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 dangerous high-speed chase....
18:30, 2019-06-03

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.       ...
14:30, 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....
02:45, 2019-06-07

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....
11:45, 2019-06-05

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 disaster, The Dallas Morning News reported....
14:15, 2019-05-27

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 are those of missing 4-year-old Texas girl Maleah Davis appeared first on LEX18.com....
18:45, 2019-06-03

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 days or weeks” and standing on toilets “to make room and gain breathing space.” W...
00:00, 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.        ...
22:15, 2019-05-24

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 legal right to an abortion. The Guardian’s US health reporter, Jessica Glenza, discusses her meetin...
09:45, 2019-05-27

Missouri could become first US state without an abortion clinic State officials have refused to renew facility’s licensePlanned Parenthood: ‘This is a real public health crisis’Missouri could become the first US state in the modern era without an abortion clinic, officials with the last remaining facility, in St Louis, said on Tuesday.Health officials in Missour...
00:00, 2019-05-29

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....
02:15, 2019-05-23

This may be the last 24 hours of abortion services in Missouri The fate of abortion in Missouri will be argued in court Thursday as Planned Parenthood fights the state for refusing to renew the license it needs to continue offering the service in its St. Louis clinic....
19:00, 2019-05-30

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 restrictive law in the nation, which would grant no exceptions for rape or incest victims; this on the heels...
23:45, 2019-05-22

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....
17:45, 2019-06-14

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 renders abortion increasingly inaccessible, and more difficult to discuss....
03:45, 2019-05-24

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 providing these types of organizations with powerful platforms to reach and mislead women seeking abort...
06:15, 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 panel at East Los Angeles College. (June 17)        ...
04:45, 2019-06-18

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....
18:30, 2019-05-28

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 legislation. (June 6)        ...
02:00, 2019-06-07

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 six weeks of pregnancy. (May 30)        ...
06:45, 2019-05-31

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 offensive against abortion rights. What separates Georgia from other states like Alabama, Ohio, and Missouri...
01:00, 2019-05-31

| 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....
10:30, 2019-05-24

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 supposed licensing problems....
03:15, 2019-06-11

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....
22:45, 2019-05-21

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 ingredients can truly be a thing of beauty. Unfortunately for patrons of Mr. Jim’s Pizza in Springt...
17:30, 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....
20:30, 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....
14:38, 2019-05-21

'Seek shelter immediately!': Texas braces as tornadoes continue assault on nation A two-week roar of tornadoes that has ravaged much of the Midwest descended on Kansas on Tuesday. Texas could be next.        ...
23:15, 2019-05-29

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 of Roe v. Wade, CBS News reported on Tuesday....
22:45, 2019-05-28

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 finally be a change?...
11:45, 2019-05-29

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."...
19:45, 2019-05-25

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 man to resolve a problem?” Francis added that abortion is never acceptable — even when a mother is......
00:15, 2019-05-26

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 expressed an unwillingness to continue filming in the state should the draconian legislation be impl...
01:00, 2019-06-08

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...
15:30, 2019-05-21

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 this year in Birmingham and plans to offer services including abortion. It would replace an older cl...
15:45, 2019-06-15

The Latest: Abortion clinic doctors: We can’t aid inquiry ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on a dispute between the state of Missouri and a St. Louis clinic over renewal of the clinic’s abortion license (all times local): 11:10 a.m. Lawyers for physicians who worked briefly at a Planned Parenthood clinic in St. Louis have told a judge that their clients h...
19:30, 2019-06-04

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. Senators Kyrsten Sinema and Martha McSally on the ban. Sen. McSally is pro-life and Sen. Sinema is pro-choi...
18:30, 2019-05-21

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....
19:30, 2019-05-21

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 bans in Georgia, Mississippi, Alabama, Kentucky, Missouri, and Ohio. In an attempt to fight back, con...
03:45, 2019-05-24

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....
16:45, 2019-06-04

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....
05:00, 2019-05-29

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 procedure she fought so hard to defend. The last abortion provider in the heavily Catholic U.S. territory...
19:45, 2019-06-07

ACLU, Planned Parenthood sue over Alabama abortion ban The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and Planned Parenthood filed a lawsuit on Friday challenging a law enacted by Alabama last week that bans nearly all abortions and makes performing the procedure a felony punishable by up to 99 years in prison....
17:30, 2019-05-24

Pope: Abortion is never OK, equates it to ‘hiring a hitman’ Pope Francis says abortion can never be condoned, even when the fetus is gravely sick or malformed, and is urging doctors and priests to support families to carry such pregnancies to term...
14:15, 2019-05-25

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)        ...
04:15, 2019-05-25

Official: Safety prioritized over abortion access A Missouri health official says patient safety takes priority over access to abortion after a judge holds another hearing on a lawsuit filed by Planned Parenthood to allow the state's only abortion clinic to keep its license. (June 5)        ...
18:00, 2019-06-06

U.S. judge blocks Mississippi 'heartbeat' abortion ban A federal judge on Friday blocked a Mississippi law that would ban abortions once an embryonic heartbeat is detected, which can occur at six weeks after conception, often before a woman even realizes she is pregnant....
02:15, 2019-05-25

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 Guardian found that the app is backed by an anti-abortion activist group....
19:45, 2019-05-31

Abortion in the forefront of US House races near Atlanta ATLANTA (AP) — When Gov. Brian Kemp signed Georgia’s “heartbeat” abortion ban into law on May 7, one of the most high-profile women by his side was Republican state Sen. Renee Unterman, who proudly donned a baseball cap reading “PRO LIFE.” Unterman was expected to annou...
22:15, 2019-06-06

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 in the growing controversy over the state’s new abortion law, in contrast to the growing number of en...
15:00, 2019-05-31

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 abortion ban. Hugh F. Culverhouse Jr., a 70-year-old real estate investor and lawyer, says he has n...
22:15, 2019-06-06

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 Georgia recently joined the ranks of states passing so-called “heartbeat bills” — legislative bans an...
07:30, 2019-06-07

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 his concurring opinion in Box v. Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky, “Given the potential for ...
08:00, 2019-06-08

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....
15:30, 2019-05-21

Romney says he doesn't support Alabama abortion law Sen. Mitt Romney on Sunday said he doesn't support a recently enacted law prohibiting nearly all abortions at any point during pregnancy in Alabama. "I don't support the Alabama law," the Utah Republican and 2012 GOP nominee for president told CNN's Jake Tapper on "State of the Union." "I believe ...
15:00, 2019-05-21

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....
16:00, 2019-06-07

How Abortion Became a Top Issue in the 2020 Democratic Primary Among the hundreds who gathered in front of the Supreme Court to protest for abortion rights on Tuesday were roughly a half-dozen candidates for the Democratic presidential nomination. As activists held up signs reading #StopTheBans to protest recent laws severely restricting abortions in Alabama, G...
23:15, 2019-05-23

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 promising to take that step if elected president....
10:45, 2019-05-22

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 found that a majority of citizens in those places prefer to keep abortion legal. Yet Republican-cont...
11:00, 2019-06-18

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....
11:00, 2019-06-11

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 woman’s pregnancy. So what about the states controlled politically by Democrats? The answer is mix...
18:45, 2019-05-27

How to Get Financial Assistance for an Abortion—Including Travel Even though abortion is still technically legal in all 50 states, that doesn’t mean the clinics are accessible and affordable for everyone. The cost of the procedure itself is one thing—and in some cases, may be covered by your insurance—but even if you’re fortunate enough to have this coverage, the...
21:00, 2019-06-06

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 Alabama passed its law, Republicans had made clear they would make abortion a central issue in the nex...
12:45, 2019-05-29

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 did last November, during a particularly difficult time in my life. The year before, I had fallen preg...
07:45, 2019-06-13

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 procedure in recent week...
09:45, 2019-05-30

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....
12:45, 2019-06-13

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 because it’s required for economic development....
14:15, 2019-06-13

Here's the latest point in pregnancy you can get an abortion in all 50 states Yutong Yuan/Business Insider Multiple states have recently passed bills strictly limiting abortion after five to six weeks of pregnancy with limited exceptions, and in Alabama's case, banning the procedure altogether. None of these or any previous first-trimester abortion restrictions states have t...
23:30, 2019-05-21

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 procedure, Planned Parenthood said on Tuesday....
02:30, 2019-05-29

‘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's life....
23:45, 2019-05-21

Louisiana lawmakers pass strict 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 prohibit the procedure before some women even know they are pregnant, joining a half-dozen conserva...
02:45, 2019-05-30

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.        ...
23:00, 2019-05-21

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 of their pictures, including Netflix and Disney. Both studios spoke out against Georgia’s &ldq...
15:45, 2019-05-30

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)        ...
06:30, 2019-05-23

Gynecologists in Germany fined for abortion advertising BERLIN (AP) — A German court has fined two gynecologists for violating a ban on advertising abortions, the first such case to be tried since the rules were loosened earlier this year. The Berlin district court on Friday fined the two women 2,000 euros ($2,250) each because their practice’s web...
17:45, 2019-06-14

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)        ...
23:00, 2019-05-21

Hearing set over imperiled Missouri abortion clinic A hearing is scheduled in a St. Louis court Thursday on an effort by the only abortion clinic in Missouri to retain its license after the state raised concerns about care there....
17:30, 2019-05-30

Missouri’s Last Abortion Clinic Can Keep Providing the Procedure, for Now A licensing dispute between the state and Missouri’s only abortion clinic threatened to make the state the first without access to the procedure in nearly 50 years....
09:30, 2019-06-01

Missouri abortion clinic’s lab reaccredited after review JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri health officials say they’re still seeking answers from the state’s only abortion clinic about why patients were unaware that they remained pregnant after what the officials described as “failed surgical abortions.” The state health departm...
23:00, 2019-06-07

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 making the rounds; it’s the overwhelming majority of abortion news shared on Facebook....
18:45, 2019-05-29

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.        ...
05:30, 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.        ...
05:00, 2019-06-06

New York City Will Pay Abortion Costs for Those Traveling From Other States New York City has set aside $250,000 to cover abortion expenses for uninsured people with a third of the money specifically earmarked for those traveling from outside the city seeking access to safe and legal abortion. The fund makes New York the first city in the country to designate money specific...
03:30, 2019-06-17

Federal judge blocks ‘heartbeat’ abortion law in Mississippi Washington (CNN) – A federal judge blocked a Mississippi law on Friday that forbids abortion after the detection of a fetal heartbeat, as early as six weeks into a pregnancy. In issuing a preliminary injunction, Judge Carlton Reeves said the law “threatens immediate harm to women’s...
03:45, 2019-05-25

AMC says it will ‘reevaluate’ filming in Georgia if abortion law takes effect AMC Networks calls the abortion legislation "highly restrictive" and says in a statement it will be closely watching what's likely to be "a long and complicated fight" over the law....
05:30, 2019-06-06

US abortion policy is 'extremist hate' and 'torture', says UN commissioner Trump administration’s ban on terminations is a crisis directed at women, warns Kate GilmoreThe US policy on abortion is a form of extremist hate that amounts to the torture of women, the UN deputy high commissioner for human rights told the Guardian.The attack on women’s rights was a “crisis”, orga...
09:01, 2019-06-04

Planned Parenthood: Missouri’s last abortion clinic may shut ST. LOUIS (AP) — Planned Parenthood says Missouri’s only abortion clinic could be closed by the end of the week because the state is threatening to not renew its license. Planned Parenthood officials said in a teleconference Tuesday that the current license for the St. Louis facility expires F...
18:15, 2019-05-28

On Fox News, Kirsten Gillibrand Talks Abortion, Al Franken and More In an hourlong appearance on Sunday, Ms. Gillibrand, hoping to bolster her flagging candidacy, got into some contentious exchanges about the host network....
05:45, 2019-06-03

Planned Parenthood responds to anti-abortion post TUCSON –  A Tucson Planned Parenthood is making headlines after one man’s social media post goes viral. It all started with a Facebook post from a Tucson man who said he was taking pictures of license plates at a Planned Parenthood facility and that he would like to visit their homes and give ...
11:15, 2019-06-05

Judge temporarily blocks Mississippi’s heartbeat abortion ban U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves made the order to stop the law from taking effect July 1. Reeves is the same judge who struck down a 2018 Mississippi law to ban abortion at 15 weeks....
08:45, 2019-05-25

Biden camp confirms he supports abortion funding ban The presidential campaign team for former Vice President Joe Biden said that the Democratic contender supports the Hyde Amendment, which bans federal funding for certain abortions....
21:45, 2019-06-05

The Latest: Donor willing to fund push to undo abortion ban JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on a Missouri ban on abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy (all times local): 4:55 p.m. A wealthy GOP political donor is willing to bankroll a possible ballot initiative to repeal a Missouri ban on abortions after eight weeks of pregnancy. Missouri businessman D...
04:30, 2019-05-25

Pope Says Abortion, Even of a Sick Fetus, Is Like Hiring a ‘Hitman’ Conservatives have called Francis unacceptably weak on the issue. But his comments on Saturday, when he called abortion “inhuman eugenics,” were explicit....
23:15, 2019-05-25

Missouri governor expected to sign eight-week abortion ban into law Missouri's Republican governor could sign a law as early as this week banning most abortions in the Midwestern state after the eighth week of pregnancy, part of a wave of restrictions aimed at driving a challenge of abortion to the U.S. Supreme Court....
15:00, 2019-05-21

| Argentina's women protest for legal abortion, against violence Thousands of Argentine protesters flooded the streets of Buenos Aires in a show of force for the abortion rights movement, and to denounce violence against women....
09:30, 2019-06-04

AMC to rethink Georgia filming if abortion law takes effect ATLANTA — The network behind a show that’s become part of Georgia’s pop-culture fiber says it will “reevaluate” its activity in the state if a new abortion law goes into effect. “The Walking Dead” is an economic powerhouse and brings streams of tourists to the Geo...
11:45, 2019-06-06

Alabama lawmakers pass another contentious abortion bill A week after Alabama passed one of the nation's most restrictive anti-abortion laws, lawmakers approved a bill to criminalize doctors who don't make every effort to save a baby's life in the event of a failed abortion....
03:45, 2019-05-24

Abortion Bans Create a Public Health Nightmare Making abortion mostly illegal will kick off an unintentional, vast experiment in public health—one where the outcomes are sick or dying women and children....
20:45, 2019-05-21

Anti-Abortion Democrat Has Big Fancy Fundraiser Cancelled A fundraiser for the anti-abortion Democrat Rep. Daniel Lipinski has been cancelled by Rep. Cheri Bustos, who heads the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC), according to the New York Times. It’s likely that the fundraiser was cancelled due to pressure from voters angry about abortion ...
09:30, 2019-05-23

2 film productions quit Georgia after abortion law is signed ATLANTA (AP) — Two film projects have pulled production from Georgia after the governor signed the so-called “heartbeat bill,” which bans abortions after a fetal heartbeat can be detected. The heartbeat can be detected as early as six weeks, before many women realize they are pregnant. T...
05:45, 2019-05-23

Alabama’s Abortion Ban Hits Black Population Differently Days after eight white women and 43 white men yelled “Roll Tide!” before voting to pass the nation’s harshest abortion ban, companies are already changing plans on expanding into Alabama, decisions which will surely hit black communities the hardest. But as long as there’s football, everything will ...
01:00, 2019-05-23

Biden in 2006 video: 'I do not view abortion as a choice and a right' CNN unearths clip highlighting Democratic presidential candidate’s inconsistent record on the issueA 2006 video of Joe Biden unearthed by CNN on Thursday shows the then senator saying he does not see abortion as “a choice and a right”.“I do not view abortion as a choice and a right,” the 2020 Democr...
06:15, 2019-06-14

Abortion opponents savor victory in Alabama rally MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Abortion opponents held a rally at the Alabama Capitol, savoring victory after the state’s governor signed the nation’s most stringent abortion ban into law last week. Kristan Hawkins of Students for Life of America said Wednesday’s rally was to celebrate th...
23:30, 2019-05-22

When it comes to abortion, conservative women aren't a monolith Nearly one in four women in the United States will have an abortion by age 45 — obviously not all of them share the same political views.        ...
22:30, 2019-05-22

#BoycottGeorgia for its abortion bill? Two major film productions just said they would. Amazon show "The Power" and the Kristen Wiig film "Barb and Star Go To Vista Del Mar" announced that they plan to avoid filming in Georgia because of the state's antiabortion bill....
20:15, 2019-05-22

Biden says he would support Congress in enshrining abortion rights into law 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 promising to take that step if elected president....
15:30, 2019-05-22

| WATCH: Protesters rally across the US against new state abortion bans US abortion-rights campaigners, including several Democrats running for president in 2020, rallied in front of the Supreme Court while others protested across the country on Tuesday....
11:15, 2019-05-22