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Texas Approves Proposal Targeting Transgender Students

Texas Approves Proposal Targeting Transgender Students

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Texas Republicans have been pushing an aggressive agenda despite promised court challenges, including legislation that would let police ask drivers whether they're in the US legal...

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'Houdini' of Alabama death row executed for murder-for-hire

'Houdini' of Alabama death row executed for murder-for-hire

Arthur had entered a romantic relationship with Judy Wicker, Troy Wicker's wife, the Birmingham News reported. "I'm terrified, but there's nothing I can do", he told the Associated Press . Sev...

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Texas Tribune talks possibility of a special session

The Senate's school finance formula - now in Senate substitute for House Bill 2186 - provides for even less new funding for schools. The Texas Senate early Thursday passed stripped-down vers...

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No Medicaid cuts? Really?

All Americans. A budget without a heart should be dead on arrival . "Republicans care about poor people ". It foresees scuttling Barack Obama's health care law and an overhaul of the tax code, a...

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Trump gives pledge to deliver peace to Israel

But Rubio, who sparred with Trump on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict during the 2016 Republican presidential primary, said the Palestinians' view of peace is at odds with those of the American peop...

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Joe Lieberman Is the Leading Choice for New FBI Director

Earlier at a White House appearance with Santos, Trump was asked if Lieberman was one of the finalists , he answered with an emphatic "Yes". The report noted that the choice would be unconvention...

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WH Official: Congress Hearings Show No Trump Campaign-Russia Collusion

The Washington Post reported last week that a current White House senior adviser close to the president is a significant person of interest in the law enforcement investigation into any ties between ...

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Troopers focus on Interstate 90 in South Dakota, Minnesota

Troopers focus on Interstate 90 in South Dakota, Minnesota

According to ABC17's last year's reports, 7 people died over the weekend, none of them in Mid-Missouri. The Georgia Department of Natural Resources Law Enforcement Division saw a rise in the number ...

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GOP candidate who scuffled with reporter wins Montana election and apologizes

Montana voters are heading to the polls Thursday, Ma. BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP ) - A Montana Republican businessman won the state's U.S. House seat after being charged with assaulting a reporter on th...

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OH police chief, 3 others dead in nursing home shooting

He is a father of six with another child on the way, Thorp said. Law enforcement vehicles swarmed Kirkersville, Ohio , after the shooting. The motive is unknown, Thorp said. Thomas Hartless was s...

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Politicians react to Gianforte's alleged assault of reporter

Politicians react to Gianforte's alleged assault of reporter

Republican Greg Gianforte has defeated Democrat Rob Quist and Libertarian Mark Wicks in Montana's special congressional election. Gianforte's prospects might take a hit , though, after he w...

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Trump interviews 4 candidates to post of Federal Bureau of Investigation director

After meeting on Wednesday with Lieberman and several other candidates for Federal Bureau of Investigation director, Trump told reporters that he is " very close " to making a final decision and tha...

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Texas lawmakers finalize deal on $217B spending bill

Senators say they're examining the idea of automatically enrolling people who lack coverage into private insurance plans and are seeking advice from outside groups about whether that's a good repl...

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US leaks on Manchester terror probe 'irritating,' UK Home Secretary Amber Rudd

Prime Minister Theresa May announced late on Tuesday that intelligence analysts had raised the United Kingdom terrorism threat from "severe" to " critical " - the highest level - for the first time...

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Jared Kushner, President Trump's son-in-law, a 'focus' in Russia probe

CNN first reported the omission. The Senate intelligence committee signaled in March that it was reviewing information about Kushner's Russian contacts and his role arranging meetings. The presi...

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Gianforte snags Montana's lone congressional seat, apologizes to Jacobs

Assaults that cause serious physical injuries or involve weapons are treated as felonies. However, the race was jolted on Wednesday when a political correspondent for the USA edition of the Guardi...

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It's clear Russian Federation interfered with U.S. election — Ex-CIA chief

It's clear Russian Federation interfered with U.S. election — Ex-CIA chief

Brennan's testimony before the House Intelligence Committee gave a much clearer view of how seriously USA intelligence took the Russian threat, and why the FBI began investigating it in July, well...

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OK Senate Passes Budget Bill Wednesday Night

And three of the bills were sponsored by Republicans: Reps. "It was the general feeling that the bills would be in trouble". But she told fellow GOP senators during a meeting that she wants to finis...

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GOP focus on lowering health premiums may undermine benefits

States could also gain permission for insurers to charge older customers far higher premiums. Benefits likely to be excluded from required coverage in some states would include maternity, mental h...

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Pope Francis, Trump meet in Vatican for private talk

Before the door of the wood-lined elevator closed, a Vatican protocol official was heard quipping to the president that it was not "like Trump Tower in New York". Cillizza accompanied his post with ...

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Gianforte wins US House race day after being charged with assaulting reporter

The race between Gianforte, 56, and Democrat Rob Quist , a 69-year-old folk singer and political newbie, had been focusing on Montanans' concerns about United States health care policy, and was also ...

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Teachers disciplined after giving student 'most likely to become a terrorist' certificate

Teachers disciplined after giving student 'most likely to become a terrorist' certificate

Seventh grader Lizeth Villanueva has been in her school's academic honors program for two years. She then handed out the certificates as other teachers watched and laughed. Lizeth's mother, Ena Hern...

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Jeff Sessions Supreme Court ask to review ruling on Trump travel ban

Jeff Sessions Supreme Court ask to review ruling on Trump travel ban

Both cases are likely headed to the U.S. Supreme court, according to legal experts. Trump tweaked the order after the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals refused to reinstate the ban. The administrati...

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DOJ vows to appeal court ruling again rejecting Trump's travel ban

DOJ vows to appeal court ruling again rejecting Trump's travel ban

He says the court's ruling blocks Trump's "efforts to strengthen this country's national security". How does President Trump's budget proposal impact your agency? "Regrettably, at the end of t...

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Pope gifts Trump texts on peace, environmentalism

The two men were left alone with a translator to hold a private discussion before emerging again to exchange gifts and farewells. Mr Trump and the Pope also appeared to agree, at least for a day, to...

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House budget leaves out Senate spending cuts

Legislative and security staff must also be paid. That's prompted increased talk of possibly breaking out a less ambitious bill aimed at keeping insurance markets stable over the next two years, Rep...

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To Erdogan and His Thugs: You Can't Beat Up Protesters Here

The United States is expressing concern over a clash involving protesters and supporters of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan . Eleven people, including a U.S. Shortly after his meeting wi...

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Republican congressional candidate wins election after 'bodyslams' reporter

Gianforte , Quist and Wicks ran in the special election to fill Montana's lone U.S. House seat, which was vacated when Republican Ryan Zinke resigned to become U.S. The Gianforte campaign issue...

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Trump to take travel ban to Supreme Court

But while the majority said the travel ban "drips with religious intolerance, animus and discrimination", the dissenters focused keenly on how the Supreme Court might view the case differently. "We ne...

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Democrats & Republicans Spar over New Budget Report on Health Care

Democrats & Republicans Spar over New Budget Report on Health Care

WASHINGTON , D.C. (KELO AM) South Dakota U.S. Senator Mike Rounds on Thursday shared his latest on replacing Obamacare and comprehensive tax reform, two of the biggest and most hard issues facing Cong...

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