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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 ...
02:16 2019-06-08

U.K. Lawmakers Just Voted to Back Same-Sex Marriage and Abortion Access in Northern Ireland British lawmakers have voted to extend same-sex marriage and access to abortions in Northern Ireland in a move that activists are celebrating after d...
15:32 2019-07-09

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...
11:48 2019-06-16

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 vot...
15:32 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 ...
09:48 2019-05-27

These Four Republicans Voted to Condemn Trump’s Racist Tweets. Here’s What They Said About It The House voted Tuesday night to officially condemn racist remarks President Donald Trump made over the weekend. On Sunday, President Donald Trump sp...
03:16 2019-07-17

Only 4 Republicans voted to condemn Trump’s ‘go back’ remarks Two days after Trump tweeted that four Democratic freshmen should “go back” to their home countries — though all are citizens and three were born in ...
14:48 2019-07-17

Germany's von der Leyen voted new European Commission president German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen had faced an uphill battle as a compromise candidate. She won by a slim majority, with 383 out of 747 vo...
19:16 2019-07-16

The Republicans Who Voted to Condemn Trump’s Remarks (and Other Things to Know) Only four Republicans broke with their party to vote against President Trump. They were joined by Representative Justin Amash, who recently left the ...
03:32 2019-07-17

"Everyone Voted Modi": Twitter Users Give New Meaning To EVM As the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) surged to power, a section of Twitter users created a new acronym for the Electronic Voting Machine...
09:48 2019-05-23

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. ...
17:16 2019-06-09

Thai junta leader voted in as prime minister after election Thailand's new parliament voted in ruling military junta chief General Prayuth Chan-ocha as prime minister on Wednesday, five years after he overthre...
13:32 2019-06-05

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 Volkswa...
00:16 2019-06-15

Dalai Lama shares his views on Brexit, saying UK should have voted Remain Dalai Lama said: "I'm an outsider but it is better to remain," in an interview with the BBC He also took a swipe at Trump, saying he "lacks moral pri...
00:48 2019-06-28

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 Democ...
06:32 2019-05-30

# 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...
18:32 2019-05-22

A California school board has voted to paint over a mural of George Washington. Educators want to save it Following the San Francisco school board's decision to cover a controversial George Washington mural, academics are petitioning to preserve it. ...
00:32 2019-07-12

Omar fires back after Pelosi calls out far-left Dems who voted against border bill Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., on Sunday joined Democrats who took issue with a recent interview with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who criticized the influ...
11:32 2019-07-08

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 a...
12:16 2019-05-29

Alabama’s Abortion Ban Isn’t Only About Abortion. Opponents Are Afraid it May Drive Doctors Out of the State Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey on May 15 signed into law the strictest abortion ban in the country, sparking fears not only about abortion access, but also ab...
11:32 2019-05-21

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. ...
15:32 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 outsi...
03:16 2019-05-22

The GOP-controlled Senate voted on Thursday to block a White House-backed arms sale to Saudi Arabia, The GOP-controlled Senate voted on Thursday to block a White House-backed arms sale to Saudi Arabia, with seven Republicans breaking ranks to join De...
21:16 2019-06-20

When US pulls overseas abortion funding, abortion rates go up not down Withholding aid from clinics that offer abortion services leads to a rise in terminations – perhaps because the clinics often provide contraception s...
08:32 2019-06-28

#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 Europea...
08:32 2019-05-29

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 ...
12:16 2019-05-29

Russia in the Council of Europe: What does it mean for human rights? A controversial decision to restore Moscow's voting rights in the Council of Europe has been called a safeguard for human rights in Russia. But how m...
19:48 2019-06-27

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 along...
13:48 2019-06-07

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 ...
13:48 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...
19:16 2019-05-29

Jews are at risk in Germany, says Jewish Council Germany's central Jewish council has weighed in on the anti-Semitism debate, saying the security situation for Jews has "deteriorated" in major citie...
08:32 2019-05-26

Libya: UN Security Council calls for ceasefire The 15-member bloc has called on warring factions in Libya to cease fighting and enter talks. The body also strongly condemned Tuesday's airstrike on...
01:16 2019-07-06

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, includ...
16:32 2019-06-11

Sudan says military council suspends decree on UN sites A Sudanese diplomat says the transitional military council has suspended implementation of a decree demanding that the joint U.N.-African Union peace...
03:32 2019-06-15

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 ...
23:16 2019-05-30

Rapper Scarface running for city council in Houston HOUSTON (AP) — A member of the iconic rap group the Geto Boys is hoping to trade beats and rhymes for politics. Scarface, whose real name is Brad Jor...
19:32 2019-06-10

Zionism row council worker was unfairly fired, says tribunal A council worker filmed at a pro-Jeremy Corbyn demonstration saying that Zionists "collaborated" with the Nazis was wrongly sacked, an employment tri...
08:16 2019-07-12

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...
18:00 2019-06-11

First Meet Of Council Of Ministers Of New Government To Be Held Tomorrow The first meeting of the new council of ministers will be held on Wednesday in which Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to outline the roadmap of...
08:16 2019-06-11

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 all...
19:48 2019-06-10

FADA Requests GST Council To Charge Interest On Gross Value Instead Of ITC The Federation Of Automobile Dealers Association or FADA, has requested the GST Council of India to charge interest on the Gross Value instead of the...
15:00 2019-06-20

Madrid’s new rightwing council suspends low-emissions zone Protests planned as People’s party rolls back key policy of Spanish capital’s former mayorMadrid’s new rightwing city council has begun rolling back ...
06:48 2019-06-18

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 ru...
13:16 2019-05-22

Bulgaria's Borissov says Georgieva is out of race for EU council head Bulgarian candidate Kristalina Georgieva is out of the race to head the European Council, Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov said on Monday afte...
07:32 2019-07-01

Council of Europe Restores Russia’s Voting Rights Ukraine and other former Soviet states opposed ending the suspension, which began with the annexation of Crimea. Russia had threatened to quit the gr...
12:32 2019-06-27

Red Cross says peace elusive as UN council heads to Colombia The International Committee of the Red Cross says conflicts are ongoing and the humanitarian situation in Colombia has worsened as the U.N. Security ...
16:16 2019-07-11

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-government...
12:32 2019-05-30

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, prolongi...
09:00 2019-06-02

Eritrea in the UN Human Rights Council: Fox guarding the henhouse The UN Human Rights Council regularly accuses Eritrea of large-scale human rights abuses. Yet the regime in Asmara was accepted as a member and now e...
19:48 2019-06-27

Homeopathy Central Council Bill Introduced In Lok Sabha A bill, which seeks to extend the period for reconstitution of the Homeopathy Central Council from the existing period of one year to two years, was ...
07:16 2019-06-21

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 wit...
03:48 2019-05-30

UN Security Council to discuss Sudan’s military crackdown KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The U.N. Security Council is set to discuss Sudan after its ruling military conducted a deadly crackdown on pro-democracy prot...
02:16 2019-06-04

Tucson City Council looks into selling Hotel Arizona TUCSON – Tucson City Council is looking into selling Hotel Arizona to a new developer that would make the empty hotel into a Hyatt Regency. A t...
21:32 2019-07-10

Spanish judge blocks Madrid council bid to lift car ban A judge on Tuesday blocked an attempt by Madrid's new conservative council to lift restrictions on cars entering the city center, saying the measure ...
11:32 2019-07-16

Acting Chairman of Council of Economic Advisers Is Named Health economist Tomas Philipson has been named acting chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisers, a White House spokesman said Monday....
01:01 2019-07-16

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 ...
19:48 2019-05-27

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 mul...
16:16 2019-06-14

Sudanese officers detained in connection with dispersal of sit-in: military council Sudan's military rulers said on Thursday that some officers had been arrested for their involvement in the deadly dispersal of a protest sit-in in Kh...
17:48 2019-06-13

Dutch council forces playground to close over noise complaints More than 4,000 sign petition to overturn decision, which aimed to appease neighboursA national debate has been sparked in the Netherlands after a co...
03:16 2019-07-10

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 ...
20:48 2019-06-14

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 member...
22:48 2019-06-12

U.S., Germany slam China at U.N. Security Council over Xinjiang: diplomats The United States and Germany slammed China during a closed-door United Nations Security Council meeting on Tuesday for detaining more than one milli...
19:48 2019-07-02

City council member asks AG for Grubhub antitrust investigation A New York City council member has asked New York Attorney General Letitia James to open an antitrust investigation into Grubhub, The Post has learne...
23:16 2019-07-11

Fight to criminalize foie gras heads to City Council Get ready for a big honkin’ fight. Animal lovers crying fowl over “barbarically” raised birds destined to become foie gras will face off against rest...
15:32 2019-06-17

City Council announces two Brooklyn community center renovations The city will finally breathe life into a pair of long-neglected community centers that are supposed to serve the residents of two struggling Brookly...
23:16 2019-07-11

UN Security Council visits Colombia as peace worries mount The United Nations Security Council is getting a firsthand look at the challenges of peace nearly three years into Colombia’s historic accord with le...
17:00 2019-07-12

American Chemistry Council lobbyist’s parting warning for Trump The chemical industry’s top lobbyist in Washington said his industry has the ill-fated honor of being one of two most affected by China’s retaliatory...
21:48 2019-07-05

Ethiopia PM Abiy in Sudan to meet with chief of military council Ethiopia's prime minister arrived in Sudan's capital Khartoum on Friday to meet with the chief of Sudan's Transitional Military Council Lieutenant Ge...
04:32 2019-06-07

DC council might not like Trump's tanks, but Capitol Hill politicians love them Washington's city council might not be thrilled about President Trump's decision to bring tanks to the district for the Fourth of July, but the 80-to...
18:48 2019-07-04

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 ...
01:32 2019-06-06

Parliament Approves Indian Medical Council (Amendment) Bill Parliament on Thursday approved a bill that supercedes the Medical Council of India for two years till September 2020, with the Rajya Sabha passing t...
15:32 2019-07-04

Sydney council to trial Roundup replacement after workers walk off job Blacktown City staff refused to continue using glyphosate weedkillers due to cancer concernsA Sydney council says it will trial a new weedkiller afte...
05:16 2019-07-04

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 ...
02:32 2019-06-04

'Giant wombat' fossil discovered by council workers in Australia Fossilised jaw of baby diprotodon, a type of megafauna extinct for millennia, extracted in NSW by Australian MuseumA “giant wombat” fossil has been d...
04:16 2019-06-28

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 ent...
19:32 2019-05-22

City Council staffer caught in the act abusing parking placard The Brooklyn pol is the sponsor of three pending council bills proposing crackdowns on the placards, which ballooned from 67,297 in 2008 to 121,000 t...
02:32 2019-07-15

"10 Years Of Debate, No Result": India, G4 On UN Security Council Reform India along with the other G-4 nations today strongly criticised the "very frustrating" developments in the UN Security Council reform process this y...
03:48 2019-06-28

Jamie Murray blames ‘vendettas’ for resignation from ATP Player Council • Elder Murray brother attacks ‘people out for their own gains’ • Andy’s Wimbledon opener with Serena Williams postponedJamie Murray said “vendettas”...
19:16 2019-07-05

‘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 ...
11:16 2019-05-21

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 p...
15:48 2019-05-30

City Council to investigate Grubhub’s restaurant-killing fees The New York City Council has scheduled an oversight hearing into the stiff fees charged by Grubhub and other food-delivery apps — setting the stage ...
01:48 2019-06-10

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 rout...
17:32 2019-05-30

U.N. council pushes Libya truce, tells other countries to stay out The United Nations Security Council on Friday condemned a deadly air strike on a migrant detention center in Libya, called for the warring parties to...
17:48 2019-07-05

Germany faces backlash over Russia's return to European rights council Pro-democracy advocates, a former CIA officer and world chess champion Garry Kasparov have slammed the German government's response to Russia's votin...
19:48 2019-06-27

‘Now is the time to act’ for victims of violence in Sudan, ICC Prosecutor urges Security Council The UN Security Council must “seize this moment” presented by the current turmoil in Sudan, to provide justice at long last for the victims of violen...
16:32 2019-06-19

FADA Requests GST Council To Charge Interest On Net Input Tax Credit Instead Of Gross Value The Federation Of Automobile Dealers Association or FADA, has requested the GST Council of India to charge interest on the Gross Value instead of the...
23:16 2019-06-20

US thwarts UN Security Council condemnation of attack on Libya migrant center The UN Security Council failed to issue a statement condemning the bombing in Libya. Washington earlier criticized the attack as "abhorrent," but did...
05:48 2019-07-04

Ethiopian, African Union mediation needs to be unified - Sudan military council Sudan's ruling military council said on Sunday that Ethiopia and the African Union needed to unify their efforts to mediate between the council and a...
20:32 2019-06-23

Sudan military council, opposition reach power-sharing agreement Sudan's ruling military council and a coalition of opposition and protest groups reached an agreement to share power during a transition period ...
02:00 2019-07-05

Perth council's facial recognition trial accused of 'blanket surveillance' Residents ‘in disbelief’ over installation of facial recognition technology in Australian cameras Perth City council is pressing ahead with a trial o...
17:48 2019-06-11

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 cart...
00:32 2019-05-23

UN Security Council calls for protection of persons with disabilities in conflict zones The Security Council on Thursday adopted its first-ever resolution calling on UN Member States and warring parties to protect persons with disabiliti...
23:48 2019-06-20

Sudan's military council, opposition reach power-sharing agreement Sudan's ruling military council and a coalition of opposition and protest groups have agreed to share power for three years and then hold elections, ...
09:16 2019-07-05

Sudanese military council says criminals, not protesters, targeted, talks to resume soon Sudanese Transitional Military Council said on Monday that criminal elements near a Khartoum protest site were targeted in a raid by security forces,...
04:48 2019-06-03

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 prem...
11:48 2019-06-12

Hundreds gather at Phoenix council meeting in response to police actions Another demonstration against Phoenix police was held at the Phoenix City Council meeting Wednesday in response to a viral video.    ...
01:48 2019-06-20

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 man...
13:48 2019-06-04

Indianapolis council backs Pacers arena $300M subsidy plan City officials in Indianapolis are signing off on a deal for nearly $300 million in public subsidies toward renovation of the Indiana Pacers' do...
06:32 2019-07-17

Press Council Urged To Step In After Finance Ministry Blocks Access Several media bodies Thursday wrote to Press Council of India chairman Chandramauli Kumar Prasad, seeking his direction to the Finance Ministry to wi...
05:48 2019-07-12

The U.N. Human Rights Council Has Narrowly Agreed to Probe Killings in the Philippines (GENEVA) — The U.N.’s top human rights body has narrowly passed a resolution that includes calls for greater scrutiny in the Philippines....
05:48 2019-07-12

Sudan's military council, opposition coalition reach political accord Sudan's ruling military council and an opposition alliance signed a political accord on Wednesday as part of a power-sharing deal aimed at leading th...
04:32 2019-07-17

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...
15:32 2019-06-11

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 lo...
03:48 2019-06-06

Minnesota city council reinstates Pledge of Allegiance after widespread backlash A Minnesota city council on Monday reportedly agreed to reinstate the Pledge of Allegiance at meetings, weeks after the group sparked a widespread --...
16:32 2019-07-16

Human cost of Ukraine conflict is growing, Security Council told The human cost of the conflict in Ukraine is growing, the UN political chief told the Security Council on Tuesday, during a briefing on the current s...
21:16 2019-07-16

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 grav...
08:16 2019-05-31

Sudan's ruling military council reports it has survived coup attempt Top general says plotters were trying to disrupt recent truce between army and protestersSudan’s ruling military council has foiled a coup attempt, a...
20:32 2019-07-11

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 h...
22:16 2019-06-13

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...
08:31 2019-05-21

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 instrum...
22:32 2019-06-03

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 resi...
14:32 2019-06-13

UP Bar Council Chief Cremated; Yogi Adityanath Vows Security In Courts Uttar Pradesh Bar Council president Darvesh Singh Yadav, who was shot dead by a lawyer on the Agra court premises, was cremated at her native village...
12:32 2019-06-13

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...
19:48 2019-06-05

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 p...
08:37 2019-05-21

UP Bar Council Chief Darvesh Yadav Cremated, Family Seeks CBI Probe The mortal remains of Uttar Pradesh Bar Council president Darvesh Yadav, who was shot dead on Wednesday, were consigned to flames in her native Chand...
07:16 2019-06-13

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 Grena...
23:48 2019-06-07

Five years on from ISIL ‘caliphate’ proclamation in Iraq, Security Council makes first-ever visit The Security Council has concluded a first-ever visit to Iraq on Saturday, five years on from the proclamation, by the ISIL terrorist group, of a “ca...
15:16 2019-07-01

Minnesota city council votes to ditch Pledge of Allegiance, reconsiders after backlash A Minnesota city is reconsidering its decision to no longer say the Pledge of Allegiance at the start of city council meetings after facing major bac...
11:16 2019-06-28

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 b...
13:32 2019-06-07

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 ...
10:48 2019-05-21

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 foll...
22:16 2019-06-01

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 fif...
20:48 2019-06-13

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. T...
11:16 2019-06-02

Sudanese Protest Group: Two Leaders Arrested Amid Standoff With Military Council (KHARTOUM, Sudan) — A Sudanese opposition group said Tuesday that two of its leaders were arrested amid a weekslong standoff between the ruling...
15:16 2019-07-02

Belgium's Michel, European Council president-elect, sees 'immense' challenges Charles Michel, Belgium's prime minister who EU leaders have chosen as the next European Council president, said on Tuesday that Europe is facing "im...
16:32 2019-07-02

Sudan opposition ready to discuss sovereign council leadership with military rulers Sudan's main opposition alliance said on Wednesday it was prepared for direct talks with the country's military rulers over who should head a soverei...
13:16 2019-07-03

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 representa...
08:37 2019-05-21

Grievous violations continue against Myanmar civilians, Human Rights Council hears Marginalized communities in Myanmar still face “grievous human rights violations” at the hands of security forces, a UN-appointed independent expert ...
12:48 2019-07-03

Sudan's military council dismisses public prosecutor, appoints replacement: sources Sudan's military council on Thursday dismissed public prosecutor Alwaleed Sayed Ahmed Mahmoud and appointed Abdullah Ahmed Abdullah to succeed him, p...
09:16 2019-06-20

Council Speaker Corey Johnson demands NYPD answers on Jeffrey Epstein City Council Speaker Corey Johnson joined a growing chorus of politicians questioning the NYPD over its mishandling of Jeffrey Epstein’s sex-offender...
23:16 2019-07-11

De Blasio seeks City Council support for Carranza amid racial divide Mayor Bill de Blasio’s staffers scrambled this week to drum up support for his embattled Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza in response to several B...
21:48 2019-06-18

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 med...
01:48 2019-05-30

Decision to nix Pledge of Allegiance spurs 'USA!' chant at Minnesota city council meeting Protesters were out in force in a Minnesota city this week, upset over the city council's decision to stop reciting the Pledge of Allegiance at the s...
09:32 2019-07-10

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 he...
16:16 2019-06-17

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,...
13:32 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 t...
12:48 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 C...
05:32 2019-06-14

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 Formic...
08:16 2019-05-31

Mayor of St. Louis Park, Minnesota wants city council to restore Pledge of Allegiance at meetings The mayor of St. Louis Park, Minnesota, said Wednesday on "Fox News @ Night" that he wants the city council to keep reciting the Pledge of Allegiance...
11:16 2019-07-11

Joe Pags on Minnesota city council nixing Pledge of Allegiance: Why is loving the flag an issue? Syndicated radio host Joe "Pags" Pagliarulo expressed his amazement Wednesday on "Fox & Friends" over a Minnesota city council voting to stop recitin...
10:48 2019-07-10

Threat from petty criminals who turn to terrorism, a growing concern, Security Council hears The less predictable threats represented by small-time criminals who have opportunistically embraced terrorism, are a source of growing concern, the ...
18:32 2019-07-09

‘Great cause of concern’ UN chief tells Security Council on 'bleak' state of civilian protection Marking 20 years since the UN Security Council added the protection of civilians to its agenda, Secretary-General António Guterres told the chamber o...
15:32 2019-05-23

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...
08:31 2019-05-21

‘Young people care about peace’: UN Youth Envoy delivers key message to Security Council After visiting refugee camps in Jordan, UN-backed schools in Gaza, municipalities in Kosovo and Youth Councils in Denmark, the UN’s Youth Envoy visit...
18:16 2019-07-17

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...
08:31 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 yea...
00:16 2019-06-14

Sudan military council signs long-awaited civilian power-sharing deal After months of turmoil and violence, military rulers in Sudan signed a deal Wednesday to share power with civilians until elections are held in abou...
19:16 2019-07-17

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 t...
15:01 2019-05-22

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 ...
15:48 2019-06-06

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...
12:32 2019-05-21

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, Un...
12:48 2019-05-28

Sydney's city council reviews use of Bayer's Roundup weed killer amid cancer fears Sydney's city council said on Friday it was reviewing its weed management, which included the use of Bayer AG's Roundup, after other councils in Aust...
06:32 2019-07-05

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 ar...
14:32 2019-06-11

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 instruc...
08:31 2019-05-21

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 inte...
19:32 2019-05-21

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 ...
10:48 2019-06-12

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 inter...
08:48 2019-05-21

Syria: Ease suffering, save lives, UN Emergency Relief Coordinator tells Security Council “Week after week, month after month, year after year”, the Security Council has been briefed on Syria’s humanitarian suffering, and on Tuesday, the U...
13:48 2019-06-27

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 humanita...
08:37 2019-05-21

UN Human Rights Council stands firm on LGBTI violence, Syria detainees and Philippines ‘war on drugs’ The 41st session of the United Nations Human Rights Council ended on Friday with measures taken to address worrying developments in Eritrea, Syria an...
19:32 2019-07-12

Security Council approves ‘historic’ political Haiti mission, ending UN peacekeeping role in the country The Security Council on Monday approved a resolution to create a UN “Integrated Office” in Haiti, designed to support the country’s government in str...
13:48 2019-06-27

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 juveni...
10:16 2019-06-07

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 ext...
02:16 2019-06-12

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” ov...
18:48 2019-05-22

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 An...
14:48 2019-06-12

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 d...
08:37 2019-05-21

‘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 diplomat...
08:48 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 me...
19:16 2019-06-07

Persistent threat of war, unilateral actions, continue to erode prospects for Middle East peace, Security Council told Developments in the Middle East cannot be divorced from Israel’s military occupation of Palestinian territory and settlement-building, or Hamas’ hold...
13:48 2019-06-20

Presidential election: ‘Key moment’ to reaffirm Afghanistan’s democratic political structure, UN mission chief tells Security Council  The presidential election scheduled for 28 September will be a “key moment to reaffirm the legitimacy of Afghanistan’s democratic political structure...
18:32 2019-06-19

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...
08:31 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 un...
20:32 2019-05-21

Risk grows of ‘catastrophic humanitarian fallout’ in Syria’s Idlib, where 3 million are trapped: top UN officials urge unity in Security Council The UN’s Political and Humanitarian Affairs chiefs on Friday called on the Security Council to unite in support of an immediate de-escalation of figh...
08:31 2019-05-21

Thursday’s Daily Brief: dire living conditions in Idlib, migrants at US southern border, end in sight for trachoma, Human Rights Council This Thursday, we cover: the dire humanitarian situation in Syria’s Idlib; living conditions at the US-Mexico border denounced by the UN Children’s F...
06:32 2019-06-28

Security Council urges ‘maximum restraint’ around Gulf region as Iran and United States trade diplomatic blows in New York There is a need for “genuine regional dialogue” to address rising tensions in the Gulf, Iran’s Ambassador to the United Nations said on Monday, calli...
13:48 2019-06-27

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 ...
10:48 2019-06-05

Texas says 10-win season not enough to be 'back' in Big 12 Tom Herman knows that Texas is probably a bit ahead of schedule after 10 wins in his second season that included making the Big 12 championship game ...
09:16 2019-07-17

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 d...
06:32 2019-06-15

GM investing $20M in Texas plant for next-gen SUVs The investment adds to roughly $1.4 billion GM has invested in the facility for the next-gen SUVs since 2015, including construction of a new paint s...
18:32 2019-06-27

AP Top 25 Podcast: Texas HS hires Art Briles ... Why? Former Baylor coach Art Briles returns to coaching football in US, landing gig at mid-sized East Texas high school       &#...
15:00 2019-05-29

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 office...
15:48 2019-06-17

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 cris...
08:48 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”, threa...
21:48 2019-06-04

We Were Paid Way Too Much Money By The National Bread Council To Post These 5 Pics Of Rye Bread When the National Rye Bread Council approached us about working on a sponsored post, we figured they’d give us $10,000, tops. Instead they offered $1...
16:32 2019-06-21

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 gav...
20:48 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.   ...
01:16 2019-06-03

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 ...
02:16 2019-06-11

Sudan military council says it foiled attempted military coup A top Sudanese general has said the country's ruling military council has foiled a coup attempt. General Jamal Omar in a statement broadcast on state...
21:32 2019-07-11

Missing Texas man was eaten by his own dogs: sheriff A reclusive Texas man last seen by his family in April was eaten by his own dogs — a large pack of aggressive canines that left behind just five bone...
17:48 2019-07-10

Texas man gets prison for smuggling immigrants in furniture 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 ...
12:16 2019-05-21

Apple moves Mac Pro production from Texas to China Enlarge / An inside view of the new Mac Pro. (credit: Apple) Apple is manufacturing the new Mac Pro in China, marking a change from the previous Ma...
17:48 2019-06-28

Rep. Will Hurd says Texas Republicans need to do more to diversify their ranks Rep. Will Hurd, R-Texas, said on Sunday that Republicans in the Lone Star state’s need to start diversifying the party and reflect the racial and eth...
16:32 2019-07-07

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 ...
04:48 2019-05-24

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...
22:00 2019-06-08

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...
22:48 2019-05-25

Texas officer indicted in fatal shooting A Texas police officer has been arrested on a murder charge after he fatally shot the driver of a pickup truck reported stolen from a Dallas suburb. ...
21:32 2019-06-27

Correction: Killing By Police-Texas story DALLAS (AP) — In a story June 19 about the fatal shooting of a vehicle theft suspect by a Farmers Branch police officer, The Associated Press reporte...
16:32 2019-06-27

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 C...
17:16 2019-05-21

Missing Texas man was eaten by his own dogs, police say “Never have we ever, or anyone we’ve spoken to, heard of an entire human being consumed [by dogs],” said a local police deputy. &#...
22:00 2019-07-10

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 ...
08:48 2019-05-22

Missing Man In Texas Was Eaten By His Only Companions - His 18 Dogs The bone pieces found on the man's overgrown trailer-and-shed property were suspicious. But the truth didn't hit the sheriff's deputies until they in...
22:32 2019-07-10

The Latest: Man Who Fired At Texas Courthouse Just Graduated Brian Isaack Clyde – Gunman dead after shootout with police outside Dallas court building, Texas, Photo Date: 6/17/2019 DALLAS (AP) — The Lat...
19:48 2019-06-17

Michigan makes CWS finals with 15-3 win over Texas Tech OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Michigan scored in all but one inning against a struggling Texas Tech pitching staff and beat the Red Raiders 15-3 on Friday to co...
18:32 2019-06-21

Texas billionaire H. Ross Perot dies at 89 H. Ross Perot, the colorful, self-made Texas billionaire who rose from a childhood of Depression-era poverty and twice ran for president as a third-p...
16:48 2019-07-09

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...
14:48 2019-05-22

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 ...
00:48 2019-06-08

Texas man gets life sentence for abduction of 2 sisters AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A man accused of fatally beating a Central Texas woman and kidnapping her daughters has been sentenced to life in federal prison...
15:32 2019-05-21

Texas Tech’s 4-1 CWS win sends FSU’s Martin into retirement OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Brian Klein hit the tiebreaking home run for Texas Tech, and the Red Raiders beat Florida State 4-1 at the College World Series on...
03:16 2019-06-20

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 Alabam...
21:00 2019-05-25

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 ...
03:32 2019-06-01

Texas Showdown Flares Up Over Natural-Gas Waste A pipeline company is challenging Texas’ practice of allowing drillers to set unwanted natural gas on fire, in a case that could test state limits fo...
11:01 2019-07-17

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 ...
14:48 2019-05-24

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...
20:48 2019-06-05

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 Lon...
04:32 2019-05-25

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 ha...
15:32 2019-06-05

Texas governor gives failed elections nominee new job AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A newspaper reports that Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has given his failed and embattled choice for chief elections officer a new job ...
20:32 2019-05-31

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 y...
20:16 2019-06-03

10 killed in plane crash at Texas airport Ten people were killed when an airplane crashed into a hangar and burst into flames shortly after takeoff at a Texas airport, according to officials....
09:16 2019-07-01

US: Plane crash in Texas leaves 10 dead The small private plane crashed into a hangar during taking off, killing 10 people. Authorities are investigating the causes of the crash, which took...
03:48 2019-07-01

10 killed when plane crashes on takeoff in Texas DALLAS (AP) — All ten people on board a small plane were killed in a fiery crash Sunday morning when the aircraft struggled to gain altitude after ta...
07:32 2019-07-01

New York City Council declares climate emergency: Clean energy is 'vital to our future' The New York City Council on Wednesday approved a resolution declaring a climate emergency, making it the largest U.S. city to do so.   &#...
21:32 2019-06-27

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 concentratio...
10:48 2019-06-18

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 Op...
09:48 2019-05-21

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 fire...
07:48 2019-06-14

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...
04:32 2019-06-15

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 wh...
12:48 2019-06-01

Texas billionaire H. Ross Perot dies aged 89 Ross Perot answers a question in Dallas on Oct. 2, 1992 after announcing that he will run for president as an independent candidate.Rick Bowmer / AP ...
18:48 2019-07-09

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   ...
20:16 2019-05-28

The Latest: Suspect in East Texas shootings shoots himself CLEVELAND, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the search for a man suspected of shooting shot four people in East Texas (all times local): 4:10 p.m. Authorit...
17:32 2019-05-29

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...
07:16 2019-05-22

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,...
08:48 2019-05-21

US says border wall will 'avoid' historic Texas cemetery 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 exhumati...
12:48 2019-06-03

Apple re-released its decade-old iOS 'Texas Hold'em' game The App Store opened for business 11 years ago this week and to mark the anniversary of its app marketplace, Apple is reviving its old iOS poker game...
02:16 2019-07-09

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 relat...
15:16 2019-06-17

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 c...
06:48 2019-06-17

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 R...
13:16 2019-06-16

Texas congresswoman alleges ‘cover-up’ at border stations CLINT, Texas — A congresswoman says that the Department of Homeland Security is engaged in a “cover-up” in response to an Inspector Gener...
05:32 2019-07-09

‘His ideology is racism’: Former top Texas judge says she’s leaving GOP over Trump “Even accepting that Trump has had some successes (and I believe these are few), at his core, his ideology is racism,” retired state judge Elsa Alcal...
18:32 2019-07-17

Flight from El Paso, Texas, to Chicago turns back twice EL PASO, Texas (AP) — An American Airlines flight from El Paso, Texas, to Chicago turned back twice, apparently because of the same faulty mechanical...
02:16 2019-06-04

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 ...
20:16 2019-06-15

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 C...
08:37 2019-05-21

Alligator With Knife Stuck in Its Head Seen in Lake in Texas A Texas woman says she recently witnessed an alligator with what appeared to be some kind of knife stuck in its head swimming in a local lake, a situ...
09:48 2019-06-15

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 ...
00:16 2019-06-14

Neighbors Face Off Over Texas' Other Lucrative Resource: Water One powerful West Texas family wants to pipe millions of gallons daily from under its farmland to oil producers. Another wants to stanch that flow—ec...
18:48 2019-07-16

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...
03:16 2019-06-11

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 n...
16:16 2019-05-31

5 injured in Texas crane collapse expected to recover DALLAS (AP) — The Latest on the crane that collapsed into a Dallas apartment building (all times local): 6:00 p.m. Authorities say the five people in...
19:32 2019-06-10

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....
17:32 2019-05-30

US opens new mass shelter in Texas for migrant children The federal government is opening a new mass facility to hold migrant children in Texas and considering detaining hundreds more youths on three milit...
19:16 2019-06-06

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 vict...
22:00 2019-06-08

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...
00:16 2019-06-07

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 report...
10:16 2019-06-07

The federal government cut taxes, but Texas raised mine Dear John: Let me help in my tiny little way to [explain] the economy. The federal government cut taxes. I am retired, so for me it was modest. My ci...
17:16 2019-07-14

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 fre...
10:16 2019-05-21

Texas fossil uncovers new species of duckbilled dinosaur The fossil discovered at the Big Bend National Park in Texas led to the classification of the Aquilarhinus palilmentus.     ...
20:16 2019-07-16

Ducoff powers Texas A&M past Florida 8-7 in 10 winnings HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Jonathan Ducoff delivered an RBI single in the bottom of the 10th and also had a three-run homer to lift Texas A&M to an 8-7 vict...
15:32 2019-05-21

The Esports Awards will take place in Arlington, Texas, on November 16 The Esports Awards, now into its fourth year of recognizing the best in the esports industry, will take place at the Esports Stadium Arlington.Read M...
01:16 2019-07-11

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 Pac...
17:00 2019-06-04

The Hard-Luck Texas Town That Bet on Bitcoin—and Lost China's Bitmain said it would build the world's largest bitcoin mine in Rockdale, Texas. Then the price of bitcoin plunged, taking with it the town's...
08:01 2019-07-11

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 Automotiv...
15:32 2019-06-05

AI beats professionals at six-player Texas Hold ’Em poker For the first time, an AI has won six-player, no-limit Texas Hold ’Em, beating professional poker players who each have more than $1 million in winni...
15:32 2019-07-11

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...
20:32 2019-05-31

How a small Texas town has reacted to the hiring of Art Briles Residents of Mount Vernon (population 2,650) have largely shrugged off the national controversy following the town's hire of the disgraced former Bay...
18:16 2019-07-11

Former Texas prison sergeant set for trial in inmate's death A former Texas prison sergeant is slated to stand trial, accused of throwing a handcuffed prisoner onto a concrete floor so viciously that the inmate...
18:32 2019-05-21

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...
10:32 2019-06-12

‘Chick-fil-A’ bill reignites LGBT opposition in Texas AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has signaled he’ll sign a contentious measure that Republicans call a defense of Chick-fil-A and re...
17:48 2019-05-21

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 t...
16:01 2019-06-11

Bizarre duck-billed dinosaur discovered in Texas The newly-identified dinosaur Aquilarhinus palimentus or "shovel-chinned eagle nose." was actually found in Texas in the 1980s.    &#...
14:16 2019-07-15

Cody Johnson bridges Texas-Nashville divide Texas country singer Cody Johnson signed a major label deal after a decade as a successful independent artist and said he wants to bridge the musical...
22:00 2019-07-01

‘I’m sick of that crap:’ Baker Mayfield rips Texas and its QB Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield, who is the face of the franchise in Cleveland, can’t quite move on from his Oklahoma days and the Red River ...
06:48 2019-06-20

Two-year-old boy shot and killed in Texas home invasion A two-year-old boy from Texas is dead and two others were injured after a botched home invasion took place in a Harris County neighborhood late Tuesd...
11:48 2019-07-03

Police: 2 Texas children accidentally shot by cousin, 10 FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Police and family members say two children in Texas were accidentally shot by their 10-year-old cousin, who had tried to tak...
08:48 2019-06-28

Police chase 20 escaped cows through Texas neighborhood Police in Texas said it took them about an hour to round up approximately 20 cows that escaped from a ranch and went wandering through a neighborhood...
11:32 2019-07-05

Texas approves $3 billion in flood control after Harvey AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Nearly two years after Hurricane Harvey battered Houston and the Texas coast, state lawmakers approved setting aside more than $...
19:32 2019-05-22

Top-seeded Texas Tech beats K-State 7-4 in Big 12 tourney OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — 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 ...
19:32 2019-05-22

Bible, other items kept from ex-Texas nurse held in deaths 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 ...
12:16 2019-05-23

Man with shotgun killed by officers in Denton County, Texas LANTANA, Texas (AP) — The Texas Rangers have been asked to investigate after a man was killed in a deputy-involved shooting in Denton County Saturday...
20:48 2019-06-29

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. Gre...
00:32 2019-05-23

Lawmakers decry conditions at Texas border station A group of lawmakers decried the conditions at the U.S. Customs and Border Patrol station in Clint, Texas following a visit organized by the Congress...
22:00 2019-07-01

7 people identified from Texas plane crash that killed 10 Seven of the 10 people killed in a plane crash on Sunday at Addison Airport were identified on Monday as federal investigators said they have recover...
05:48 2019-07-02

| WATCH: Texas officer indicted in fatal shooting A Texas police officer has been arrested on a murder charge after he fatally shot the driver of a pickup truck reported stolen from a Dallas suburb. ...
04:32 2019-06-28

Texas sheriff: Brother kills sister, self at party A Texas sheriff says a brother fatally shot his sister and wounded three others before killing himself at a housewarming party. The Fort Bend County ...
15:48 2019-07-04

APNewsBreak: Texas says Rapid DNA supplier jeopardizes cases AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas officials are raising concerns over Rapid DNA analysis that has been used to identify California wildfire victims and veri...
03:16 2019-06-20

Mayfield stirs OU-Texas rivalry, rips QB Ehlinger Baker Mayfield proved he hasn't left the Red River Rivalry behind him, shutting down talk of Texas as a title contender and having especially harsh w...
02:32 2019-06-20

Texas 8th-grader wins National Geographic contest Nihar Janga, an eighth-grader from Austin, Texas, with an already impressive array of awards, took home top honors Wednesday in the 31st annual Natio...
03:16 2019-05-23

‘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 ...
03:16 2019-06-18

Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs, 27, dies in Texas Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs died Monday at the age of 27, stunning the baseball world and leading to the postponement of the team's game ...
20:48 2019-07-01

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 headin...
19:00 2019-05-24

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 th...
14:48 2019-05-22

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 ins...
19:32 2019-05-24

Chants of ‘free the children now’ at Texas migrant facility CLINT, Texas (AP) — A group of people chanted “free the children now” as they brought water and diapers to the door of a facility in Texa...
16:32 2019-06-27

10 dead in Texas plane crash, officials confirm Ten people were killed when a small airplane crashed into a hangar as it was taking off from a Dallas-area airport Sunday morning, a spokeswoman for ...
08:16 2019-07-01

Friday’s Daily Brief: UN chief meets cyclone survivors in Mozambique, Human Rights Council investigates Philippines state violence, UN weather agency tracks Arctic fires In today’s Daily Brief: UN chief António Guterres condemns airstrikes on Syrian hospitals and meets survivors of Cyclones Idai and Kenneth in Mozambi...
20:00 2019-07-12

Monday’s Daily Brief: US-DPRK relationship reset, ‘Horrific’ Kabul bombing, Anti-conscription plan in Syria, Climate change heat stress, Security Council in Iraq This Monday, we cover: Guterres welcomes possible US-DPRK diplomatic upgrade; Taliban attack hits schools; UN-Syria action plan on child soldiers; Cl...
19:16 2019-07-01

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 c...
17:16 2019-06-08

Texas police find second set of human bones near park outside of Houston Police in Texas are combing a park outside of Houston Tuesday after finding human bones at an abandoned property just steps away from where another s...
19:32 2019-07-09

Pence Defends Conditions at Migrant Detention Centers in Texas Vice President Mike Pence toured two Border Patrol facilities on Friday, later saying they were “providing care that every American would be proud of...
20:48 2019-07-13

Recorder found in Texas plane crash; some victims identified Two crew members and eight passengers died when the Beechcraft BE-350 King Air crashed into the unoccupied building Sunday.     ...
12:32 2019-07-02

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...
23:16 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  ...
01:32 2019-05-24

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 afte...
10:32 2019-05-21

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...
00:48 2019-06-08

Honduran man dies in ICE custody at Texas hospital, is 6th detainee to die since October A Honduran man in the custody of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials died Sunday in Texas — making him the sixth ICE detainee to die s...
12:48 2019-07-02

Texas woman lived with mother’s skeletal remains for 3 years A Texas woman who worked as a police department dispatcher has been arrested on a child abuse charge after she was accused of living with her mother’...
02:32 2019-07-14

Texas House OKs school finance bill, property tax reform AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas House has unanimously approved a sweeping, bipartisan school finance bill that brings an extra $4.5 billion into Texas...
22:48 2019-05-25

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 ...
22:48 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 you...
11:16 2019-06-09

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...
11:32 2019-06-08

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 nig...
00:48 2019-06-09

'There Were Huge Flames’: Family of 4 Among 10 Victims of Texas Plane Crash The National Transportation Safety Board was searching Monday for clues to what caused a private plane to plunge into a hangar at a small airport nor...
06:32 2019-07-02

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, acco...
12:48 2019-06-07

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....
19:16 2019-05-25

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...
23:48 2019-05-31

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 undoc...
12:16 2019-06-05

Ten people killed when private plane crashes into Texas hangar Ten people were killed on Sunday when their private turboprop airplane crashed into a hangar during takeoff and burst into flames at the municipal ai...
02:16 2019-07-01

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.   ...
00:00 2019-06-05

Health warnings lifted on 2 Texas bays after accident, leak BAYPORT, Texas (AP) — Texas health officials have lifted some advisories that warned against eating seafood from parts of two Houston-area bays follo...
14:48 2019-05-24

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 Tr...
17:16 2019-06-04

Investigators examine wreckage of Texas plane crash that killed ten Federal investigators were examining the wreckage of a private turboprop plane on Monday to find out why it crashed into a hangar at an airport near ...
14:16 2019-07-01

Girl recalls poor care in Texas border station In a video obtained by The Associated Press, a young girl who spent 12 days locked in a Texas border station where hundreds of other migrant children...
16:00 2019-07-01

Elevated levels of fecal matter found at some Texas beaches HOUSTON (KPRC) – The heat has settled and summer is in full swing. The beach is a popular destination for people looking to enjoy the weekend. ...
19:48 2019-07-01

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. ...
16:16 2019-06-02

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...
08:48 2019-05-25

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 afte...
09:32 2019-05-25

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       ...
09:48 2019-05-21

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 decad...
09:48 2019-05-21

| WATCH: Officials give tour of border facility in Texas Journalists have been given a tour of a Border Patrol facility in Texas after an Associated Press report highlighted the squalid conditions, inadequa...
04:32 2019-06-28

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 climat...
03:16 2019-06-08

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-B...
12:48 2019-05-25

Some calling for independent probe of fatal Texas drug raid HOUSTON (AP) — The investigation into the deadly January drug raid by Houston police that killed a couple and injured five officers has some local of...
17:01 2019-06-28

Texas couple stands by story after US cardinal pushes back A Texas couple that accused top U.S. Cardinal Daniel DiNardo of mishandling a sexual misconduct case says his office is treating them the way the chu...
20:32 2019-06-05

Texas Rep. Al Green Formally Seeks to Impeach Donald Trump Rep. Al Green (D-Texas) set off the impeachment bomb in the House Tuesday evening when he formally submitted articles of impeachment against Donald T...
23:32 2019-07-16

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 l...
13:32 2019-05-24

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 a...
21:32 2019-05-31

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 advan...
23:48 2019-06-02

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, authoriti...
20:48 2019-05-22

Officials: Texas woman playing ‘chicken’ fatally strikes son HOUSTON (AP) — Authorities say a 26-year-old Houston woman who was driving an SUV toward her children in an apparent game of “chicken” st...
15:16 2019-06-22

Apple's Classic Texas Hold'em Game Is Back on the App Store Apple has released a redesigned version of its iconic game Texas Hold'em on the App Store. The refreshed app is now available as a free download on t...
14:32 2019-07-09

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 For...
14:48 2019-05-22

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...
11:16 2019-05-23

Texas migrant detention centers warned of 'dangerous overcrowding' After Democratic lawmakers toured the US detention centers, the inspector general for the US Department of Homeland Security has warned of "dangerous...
06:48 2019-07-03

The Texas oil boom is messing with OPEC's plans to keep prices high To set a floor under oil prices, OPEC is showing remarkable restraint by holding back production. But that effort keeps getting undermined by the Ame...
20:16 2019-07-11

Texas the latest state to ban ticket-giving red-light cameras More states are deciding to do away with strategically placed cameras designed to catch offending drivers at intersections nationwide over concerns t...
09:48 2019-06-20

Toyota preps $398 million Texas investment for truck upgrades The investment in the plant, which builds Tacomas and Tundras, would boost its capabilities through the installation of additional robotics and other...
16:48 2019-07-11

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 me...
22:48 2019-05-24

'Building over history': the prison graveyard buried under a Texas suburb The graveyard’s discovery was vindication for historian Reginald Moore, but it prompted a battle against those who prefer Sugar Land’s past remain bu...
12:32 2019-06-22

‘Superhuman’ AI Crushes Poker Pros at Six-Player Texas Hold'em Computer scientists have developed a card-playing bot, called Pluribus, capable of defeating some of the world’s best players at six-person no-limit ...
15:48 2019-07-11

Teen who tried to rob Texas fireworks stand gets shot in face with own gun, deputies say A teen who attempted to rob a Texas fireworks stand Thursday ended up getting shot in the face with his own gun by one of the business’ employees, po...
19:48 2019-07-05

Texas wins a slice of tech giant Google's $13B expansion in US Google is adding a $600 million data center in a Dallas suburb, one of three projects announced this week as the search-engine giant undertakes a $13...
21:48 2019-06-14

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 un...
14:48 2019-06-14

South Texas officer shot dead, suspect arrested A Texas police officer has been shot and killed in what officials say was the line of duty, and a suspect is in custody. No details have been release...
11:32 2019-06-21

Texas House Oks school safety bill after mass shooting AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A bill that would “harden” Texas campuses with increased security and a boost in student mental health resources has...
17:48 2019-05-21

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’...
20:16 2019-06-15

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 t...
19:48 2019-06-17

Government moves more than 300 children out of Texas Border Patrol station Attorneys who visited the station in Clint, Texas last week said older children were trying to take care of infants and toddlers, The Associated Pres...
16:49 2019-06-27

The Latest: Police: Driver shot by Texas office was unarmed DALLAS (AP) — The Latest on the indictment of a Texas police officer on a murder charge (all times local): 5:25 p.m. Police say that the driver of a ...
18:48 2019-06-27

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 amphi...
16:48 2019-05-30

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 for...
20:48 2019-05-27

Texas longhorn earns the name, breaking Guinness record for length A Texas longhorn? Now that's an understatement. Indeed, a Lone Star longhorn has broken the Guinness World Record for having the longest horn spread ...
18:32 2019-06-18

U.S. shale firms put up $16.5 mln to build West Texas charter schools Twenty top U.S. energy companies agreed to contribute $16.5 million to open new schools in West Texas, where an influx of oil and gas workers have st...
18:32 2019-07-12

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...
03:16 2019-06-12

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 writ...
17:16 2019-06-13

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 cou...
12:00 2019-05-22

Judge vacates federal death sentence in 1994 Texas case HOUSTON (AP) — A judge has vacated the federal death sentence for an Arkansas man convicted of killing a 16-year-old Texas girl in 1994, concluding t...
15:32 2019-06-20

New sketch released of 'Orange Socks' cold case victim in Texas Authorities in Texas are hoping a new sketch will finally help identify a cold case victim found naked on the side of a highway nearly four decades a...
11:48 2019-06-30

10 killed after small plane crashes into Texas airport hangar, investigators say The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating a fiery plane crash that killed all 10 passengers on board Sunday morning at an airport nea...
21:48 2019-06-30

University of Texas at Austin to give free tuition to families making less than $65K Seeking to make college more affordable, the University of Texas will use some of its oil money to dramatically expand the financial aid it offers to...
01:01 2019-07-10

Premature migrant baby found at Texas Border Patrol facility The teenage girl with pigtail braids was hunched over in a wheelchair and holding a bunched sweatshirt when an immigrant advocate met her at a crowde...
16:16 2019-06-14

College pole vaulter killed in boat crash on Texas lake A standout pole vaulter at the University of Houston died during a boating accident in Texas, authorities and school officials said. Robert Platt, a ...
15:00 2019-06-28

Texas man dies after contracting flesh-eating bacteria from local beach A Texas man died after he contracted a “relentless” flesh-eating bacteria while crabbing on a local beach on the Fourth of July, according to a new r...
10:48 2019-07-17

Migrant children held in Texas facility need access to doctors, says attorney ‘Inhumane’ conditions for detained children amount to ‘emergency public health crisis’, says attorney who visited centerHundreds of children at a mig...
13:32 2019-07-08

Texas’ Sam Ehlinger brushes off Baker Mayfield, Terry Bradshaw jabs Sam Ehlinger knows the noise is there, because it would be impossible not to. Baker Mayfield calling him out, Terry Bradshaw soon following. The inev...
15:16 2019-07-17

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 stabb...
11:16 2019-06-04

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

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.    ...
21:16 2019-06-04

Texas man fatally shoots his sister before turning gun on himself in suspected murder-suicide A Texas man shot dead his sister and wounded three others at her housewarming party before turning the gun on himself in a suspected murder-suicide, ...
19:48 2019-07-05

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...
22:32 2019-06-16

Texas man trapped in crashed car found alive after 5 days without food, water Texas rescuers on Monday called it a "miracle" after discovering a missing man -- who'd been badly injured and trapped in his car in the woods for fi...
16:00 2019-07-01

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 tha...
08:32 2019-06-18

Ocasio-Cortez describes 'horrifying' conditions at Texas migrant facility Migrants held at a border patrol station in Texas were being kept in "horrifying" conditions that included psychological abuse and being told to drin...
20:00 2019-07-01

Texas state board fears DNA technology can jeopardize criminal cases AUSTIN, Texas — With a name that sounds like futuristic fiction, Rapid DNA machines roughly the size of an office printer have helped solve rape case...
16:32 2019-06-20

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.       &...
07:48 2019-06-14

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.   ...
00:16 2019-06-08

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 E...
09:00 2019-06-12

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 ...
12:16 2019-06-10

U.S. shale firms put up $16.5 million to build West Texas charter schools Twenty top U.S. energy companies agreed to contribute $16.5 million to open new schools in West Texas, where an influx of oil and gas workers have st...
01:00 2019-07-13

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 fis...
17:00 2019-06-08

Migrants shout 'no shower!' as Pence visits Texas detention centers Vice President Mike Pence saw firsthand the extreme overcrowding migrants are often forced to endure at federal detention centers when he visited two...
04:32 2019-07-14

‘Fight club’ involving teens has overrun small Texas town A small Texas town has been besieged by a “fight club” of young bruisers, authorities said. The combatants have been throwing down in loc...
19:16 2019-07-12

Texas teen mows US flag lawn to honor fallen soldier TEXAS (CNN) – A fallen soldier is being honored in Texas, in a very unique way. A teen says he mowed the lawn to resemble the American flag to ...
11:00 2019-07-03

Texas migrant detention facilities 'dangerously overcrowded' – US government report Report from government’s own auditors includes images of children and adults penned into roomsNew images of children and adults in “dangerously” over...
18:16 2019-07-02

Pence views overcrowded, bad-smelling facility for detained migrants in Texas Vice President Mike Pence viewed an overcrowded, foul-smelling facility in Texas on Friday where nearly 400 men are detained after being accused of c...
01:00 2019-07-13

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 enforceme...
01:00 2019-06-09

Pence calls for more funds after touring border patrol station in Texas Vice President Mike Pence toured a sweltering, foul-smelling and overcrowded Border Patrol station in Texas on Friday night — and left calling for mo...
09:32 2019-07-13

Omaha bound: Vanderbilt, Texas Tech wrap up super regionals Vanderbilt and Texas Tech win Game 3s in super regionals to join Louisville in earning spots in College World Series      &...
22:32 2019-06-09

A Texas grandmother fell three years ago. Her daughter let her decay on the floor, police say Delissa Crayton lived with her mother's decaying remains for three years after she fell in their shared residence, police in Seguin, Texas said....
19:32 2019-07-14

Texas woman lived with her mother’s rotting corpse for past three years A Texas woman was arrested by cops after they found that she was living in a home with her dead mother for three years after the elderly woman was le...
10:48 2019-07-15

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 the...
20:32 2019-06-07

Texas police officer fired over failure to find abducted girl A Texas police officer who failed to find an abducted 8-year-old girl when he visited the hotel room where she was being held has been fired, officia...
00:32 2019-06-21

The Government Opened a New Holding Center for Migrant Children in Rural Texas (CARRIZO SPRINGS, Texas) — A former oilfield worker camp off a dirt road in rural Texas has become the U.S. government’s newest holding c...
23:16 2019-07-10

Texas deploys 1,000 more troops to border after arresting migrants from 52 countries this month The Republican governor of Texas announced Friday the deployment of an additional 1,000 National Guard troops to the U.S.-Mexico border because, he s...
15:16 2019-06-21

SUV crash in Texas kills 6 suspected illegal immigrants; others injured, reports say Six suspected illegal immigrants were killed and five others seriously injured Wednesday night when their SUV crashed into an irrigation ditch during...
06:32 2019-06-06

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 offere...
17:32 2019-05-28

Apple re-releases Texas Hold’em ahead of App Store’s 11th anniversary Apple's old poker game, Texas Hold'em, has just reappeared in a refreshed version more than a decade after its initial iOS App Store release.Read Mor...
16:32 2019-07-08

Texas man recalls losing his wife to ‘Dr. Death’ in shocking doc: ‘My world just ended right then and there’ Kellie Martin and her husband Don were taking Christmas decorations down from the attic of their suburban Garland, Texas, home in late 2011 when thei...
07:48 2019-06-22

Bikers seek return of items seized in deadly Texas shootout An attorney for six men arrested in a 2015 shootout between rival biker gangs in Waco that left nine people dead and at least 20 injured is seeking t...
19:16 2019-06-06

Texas Tech tops Army 11-2 to open 4th straight home regional LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Freshman Micah Dallas took a no-hitter into the sixth inning, Cameron Warren connected on a three-run homer and Texas Tech beat...
20:32 2019-05-31

Texas couple who died in Fiji said hands went numb in message: reports The Texas couple who died suddenly from a mysterious illness in Fiji while on vacation last month sent messages to relatives saying their hands went ...
07:16 2019-06-07

Facebook AI Pluribus defeats top poker professionals in 6-player Texas Hold ’em This video shows sample hands from Pluribus' experiment against professional poker players. Cards are turned face up to make it easier to see Pluribu...
17:48 2019-07-11

Texas Latina Emerges as House’s Voice of Passion and Reason on the Border Representative Veronica Escobar, at ease on both sides of the southern border, has become a voice of authority and emotion on the migrant issues roil...
21:48 2019-07-11

Emergency facility opens in South Texas to detain migrant teens The Carrizo Springs facility is at the site of a former camp for oilfield workers. Crews were working last week to remove mould spots and make repair...
21:32 2019-07-01

UPDATE 1-U.S. shale firms put up $16.5 mln to build West Texas charter schools Twenty top U.S. energy companies agreed to contribute $16.5 million to open new schools in West Texas, where an influx of oil and gas workers have st...
13:16 2019-07-13

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 m...
09:48 2019-06-01

9-year-old killed, 2nd child hurt in Texas drag racing crash Dallas police say a 9-year-old girl was killed and another child was seriously injured after the car they were riding in was hit by a vehicle that ha...
22:48 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 H...
22:48 2019-05-24

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 a...
11:16 2019-05-22

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 thr...
12:00 2019-05-25

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.    ...
12:32 2019-05-22

Brass knuckles, clubs: New Texas law expands limits of open carry Coming this fall, it will be legal in Texas to carry brass knuckles, clubs and self-defense keychains, according to reports. It will be an extension ...
08:16 2019-05-30

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 abou...
19:01 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 a...
14:48 2019-05-22

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...
09:48 2019-05-21

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...
13:01 2019-05-24

Alabama prison inmate indicted in 1974 Texas officer slaying ALICE, Texas (AP) — An Alabama inmate serving a life sentence for robbery has been indicted in the 1974 fatal shooting of a Texas police officer. Pro...
14:48 2019-05-22

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 pr...
22:16 2019-05-25

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 resign...
02:48 2019-05-29

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 s...
17:32 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 le...
17:16 2019-05-21

Blaum's grand slam lifts Texas A&M over West Virginia 11-10 Bryce Blaum hit a grand slam in the bottom of the ninth inning to lift Texas A&M to an 11-10 victory over West Virginia in an NCAA Tournament elimina...
19:00 2019-06-02

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....
12:48 2019-05-29

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, T...
17:16 2019-05-31

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 ...
21:48 2019-05-21

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 bill...
17:01 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 ...
23:01 2019-05-26

What are the different types of abortion? There are several types of abortion, including medical abortion, vacuum aspiration, dilation and evacuation, and induced labor. The type that a docto...
17:48 2019-06-27

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 a...
03:48 2019-06-19

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 comm...
16:16 2019-05-21

Texas woman and ex-boyfriend who abducted her found dead on remote property: police The bodies of a missing woman and her ex-boyfriend who police believe kidnapped her at gunpoint last month were found Tuesday on a private piece of f...
04:16 2019-07-10

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 f...
03:32 2019-05-22

Texas boy who went viral for tying Honor Guard member's shoe wants to be police officer A young boy who stepped in to tie the shoe of an Honor Guard member during a Fourth of July parade said the viral gesture was made out of respect, ex...
13:00 2019-07-09