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Travis Banks

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President Obama chose confrontation over conciliation on Thursday as he asserted the powers of the Oval Office to reshape the nation’s immigration system and all but dared members of next year’s Republican-controlled Congress to reverse his actions on behalf of millions of...
Hurst police arrested a 17-year-old this week for possession of child pornography, and he's accused of posing as a 12-year-old at a Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD school. A second man, who's accused of posing as the 17-year-old's father, was also arrested on charges of possession with...
The principal of a Florida middle school was suspended Tuesday after approving an unannounced safety drill last week that put armed police officers in classrooms with guns drawn, sending the school into lockdown mode. Terrified students texted parents, fearing for their lives...
A fter the abrupt end of her marriage, Tiffany Angelo gave herself a few months to grieve. Then she moved on. Not to the next romance, but to something she could plan for: the children she deeply desired and would still have. With or without her ex. “I was married,” she says. “I...
Clemson University is requiring students to reveal how many times they’ve had sex in the past month and with how many partners. In screenshots obtained exclusively by Campus Reform , the South Carolina university is asking students invasive and personal questions about their...
A special task force made up of Austin Police Officers and Travis County Sheriff's Department Deputies formed to look at the possibility of a Sobriety Center will brief the Austin City Council Thursday on the status of the proposal. Austin police and Travis County...
Texas' top lawmakers are calling for a budget adjustment to fund surge operations in the Rio Grande Valley through August and begin drawing down Texas National Guard forces in the area. Confronted by the flood of Central American children being smuggled through Mexico and across...
With immigration again on the front burner, human rights advocates are bracing for a possible renewed surge of immigrants from Central America and Mexico. “Might there be another surge?” said Ruben Garcia, director of Annunciation House, a shelter for migrants in El Paso. “If I...
The fallout over comments made by a Massachusetts Institute of Technology economist about the Affordable Care Act has spread to the states, where both Republicans and Democrats are pulling back from a man who sold his expertise about health systems. Vermont said it won’t...