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The Texas House has preliminarily approved authorizing cuts to, and the eventual phasing out of, taxes levied on businesses in the future, when the state potentially has shaken off the current oil price slump marring its economy. Angleton Republican Rep. Dennis Bonnen's bill...
(Photo credit: KLBJ photographer) Republicans who control Congress and the White House have promised to slash the size of the federal government while easing regulations on guns, the environment and energy production. But in the nation's largest conservative state of Texas, it...
A jury has stripped right-wing radio host and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones of having primary custody of his children and awarded joint custody to his ex-wife. The Austin American-Statesman reports that state District Judge Orlinda Naranjo (nah-RAHN'-hoh) also announced Kelly...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will become the first sitting president to address a National Rifle Association convention in more than 30 years when he speaks Friday at the group's annual meeting. The president's trip to Atlanta also will serve as his first foray into...
LONDON (AP) — A jury in central England has found a prominent breast surgeon guilty of carrying out unnecessary operations. The Nottingham Crown Court jury found Ian Paterson guilty on Friday of 17 counts of wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm and three counts of...
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren says she's "troubled" by reports that former President Barack Obama will be paid $400,000 to speak at a September health care conference put on by Wall Street firm Cantor Fitzgerald. The Massachusetts Democrat said Thursday on...
MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — United Nations officials say at least nine people have died from a mysterious illness in Liberia, and all tests have been negative for the Ebola virus. The World Health Organization said Friday that authorities are looking into whether the people were...
PARIS (AP) — The darkest moment in France's modern history ended seven decades ago with the Nazis' defeat, yet still casts a lingering shadow of shame — one now clouding the race to elect a new president. HOW FRANCE COLLABORATED WITH THE NAZIS Hitler's forces marched into France...
CAIRO (AP) — The Latest on Pope Francis' visit to Egypt (all times local): ___ 2:45 .m. Pope Francis has met Egypt's president at the start of a historic, two-day visit to the Muslim majority Arab nation fighting an insurgency by Islamic militants. President Abdel-Fattah el-...