The Jeff Ward Show

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — An Arkansas lawmaker who gave away his adopted daughters to a man who later sexually assaulted one of them voted Friday to make such transfers a felony punishable by up to five years in prison. Rep. Justin Harris didn't speak as the House passed two laws...
Austin-area single-family home sales and the median home-sale price hit all-time highs for the month of February, the Austin Board of Realtors said Friday. The board said 1,775 single-family homes were sold in Central Texas last month, up about 5 percent from February 2014 and...
She wants to bury the blue dress. Monica Lewinsky gave a TED Talk at the 2015 event in Vancouver, Canada, on Thursday, Mar. 19, during which she brought up her infamous affair with former President Bill Clinton back in 1998, while she was a White House intern and he was the...
New mom Mendes imparted this wisdom to Extra’ s AJ Calloway, as she talked a little bit about her new bundle of joy, daughter Esmeralda, six months, with Ryan Gosling. The actress, 41, confessed she’s getting some sleep these days, but not as much as she’d like, saying the baby...
(CNN) The president whose major policy achievement is mandatory health insurance thinks maybe voting should be mandatory, too. Asked how to offset the influence of big money in politics, President Barack Obama suggested it's time to make voting a requirement. "Other countries...
Austin Mayor Steve Adler has condemned racially charged stickers placed on several East Austin businesses Wednesday. “This is an appalling and offensive display of ignorance in our city,” he said in a statement. The statement, sent by the city around 2:30 p.m., said the party...
The Senate Education Committee voted out several bills Tuesday during a short, last-minute meeting, including a divisive measure to give A-through-F letter grades to every Texas public school campus based on their standardized test scores. The panel approved a modified version...
Costco Wholesale Corp. joined a coalition of associations and companies, including Wal-Mart, pushing legislation to allow public companies to sell hard alcohol in Texas. Costco is the newest addition to Texans for Consumer Freedom, according to a statement released Wednesday...
Starbucks asked its employees to talk to their customers about race relations this week and a public incredulous at the idea pummeled the company on Twitter with such ferocity that Starbucks’ senior vice president of communications Corey duBrowa deleted his account . Then they...