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University professors and activists are urging two major publishers of social studies textbooks being considered for adoption in Texas classrooms to bolster climate change lessons to reflect the influence of human activity. The advocates say there's virtually no debate among...
If Ted Cruz isn't running for president, his closest friends are setting up a super PAC for nothing. The 'Stand for Principle' PAC filed papers with the Federal Election Commission on Friday, and the organization's founder says it will be the go-to financial behemoth supporting...
Texas lawmakers will consider phasing out the franchise tax on businesses, allowing Texans to openly carry sidearms and requiring drug testing for welfare recipients when the Legislature convenes for its 84th session in January. Legislators began front-loading priority issues on...
Attorneys representing the family of Ebola victim Thomas Eric Duncan said Tuesday they have reached a "resolution" with the Dallas hospital that treated him before he died on October 8. According to a news release issued on behalf of the Law offices of Miller Weisbrod, LLC,...
Attorneys representing the family of Ebola victim Thomas Eric Duncan said Tuesday they have reached a "resolution" with the Dallas hospital that treated him before he died on October 8. According to a news release issued on behalf of the Law offices of Miller Weisbrod, LLC,...
HOUSTON - Neighbors called 9-1-1 after hearing commotion and glass breaking. When police forced their way into the apartment, they found a woman dead on the bedroom floor. The infant in her care was found near the woman's body and was unharmed. The baby is now with her mother...
The guardian of a woman with Down's syndrome filed suit today in federal court in Dallas, Texas against Dallas Area Rapid Transit Bus Service, LGC, MV Transportation, Inc., and the bus driver. The suit states that a DART paratransit driver raped the handicapped woman two times...
Houston police have arrested a George Bush Intercontinental Airport employee who they say used her position to steal more than $47,000. KPRC-TV reports 35-year-old Demetris Domino is charged with aggregate theft by a public servant. She was being held on $94,000 bond at the...
A Dallas City Council committee is signaling its support for several transit plans that include nearly $1 billion in planned improvements for downtown Dallas. Dallas Area Rapid Transit is looking to expand light rail service for Dallas. The Dallas Morning News reports that it...