Mark and Charlie's Blog

Seven years have passed since Abigail Fisher, a white Sugar Land native, applied to the University of Texas at Austin. On Wednesday her lawyers will have one more chance to argue in court that she was unfairly rejected because of her race. The U.S. Supreme Court is set to hear...
A former Bowie High School health teacher and coach has been charged with an improper relationship with a female student. Police had previously investigated Tiffany Howard, also known as Tiffany Friesenhahn, in October 2013, after hand-written letters belonging to Howard...
As insomniacs and impulse shoppers around the world can attest, home television shopping networks can make people covet never-before-contemplated purchases. So it’s worth asking whether a new channel dedicated to showcasing firearms could tempt Americans to buy more guns. Gun TV...
The California couple who killed 14 people last week at an office holiday party had been adherents of a radical strain of Islam for “some time,” the FBI said Monday as investigators raced to assemble a clearer picture of how the attack was planned. David Bowdich, assistant...
At a time when most college campuses prohibit guns, Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr. thinks the opposite should be the case -- urging his school's students to be armed, especially in light of this week's massacre in San Bernardino, California. "I always thought...
At a time when most college campuses prohibit guns, Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr. thinks the opposite should be the case -- urging his school's students to be armed, especially in light of this week's massacre in San Bernardino, California. "I always thought...
Lawmakers on Monday will launch a comprehensive review of how Texas should respond to the increase in complaints of sexual misconduct by teachers and inappropriate relationships between educators and students. Over the past seven years, there has been a 53 percent increase in...
Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said Monday his department will unveil a new national alert system in the coming days to reflect the “new phase” of the terror threat. Johnson said his department will move to a new system that will include an intermediate...
Donald Trump is once again alone at the top of the Republican field, according to the latest CNN/ORC Poll , with 36% of registered Republicans and Republican-leaning independents behind him, while his nearest competitor trails by 20 points. Three candidates cluster behind Trump...