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(Credit: Shutterstock) Governor Greg Abbott, Lt. Governor Dan Patrick, Speaker Dennis Bonnen, and Attorney General Ken Paxton sent a letter Thursday to all Texas District and County Attorneys regarding recently dismissed marijuana possession cases and reports that some DAs will...
Texas News
CARRIZO SPRINGS, Texas (AP) - A former oilfield worker camp off a dirt road in rural Texas has become the U.S. government's newest holding center for detaining migrant children after they leave Border Patrol stations, where complaints of overcrowding and filthy conditions have...
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DALLAS (AP) - H. Ross Perot, the colorful, self-made Texas billionaire who rose from a childhood of Depression-era poverty and twice mounted outsider campaigns for president, has died. He was 89. The cause of death was leukemia, a family spokesman said Tuesday. Perot, whose 19%...
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NEW YORK (AP) - Eleven years after letting Jeffrey Epstein off lightly with a once-secret deal, federal prosecutors took another run at putting the billionaire financier behind bars on sex charges, accusing him Monday of abusing dozens of underage girls as young as 14. Epstein,...
Politics
The Supreme Court is forbidding President Donald Trump’s administration from adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census for now. The court says the Trump administration’s explanation for wanting to add the question was “more of a distraction” than an explanation. It’s...
Politics
WASHINGTON (AP) - Executives of Facebook, Google and Twitter faced questioning by a House panel Wednesday on their efforts to stanch terrorist content and viral misinformation on their social media platforms. The scrutiny comes as the tech giants step up safety measures to...
Politics
A White House veto threat is raising fresh questions about the fate of a House bill that would provide $4.5 billion to improve the treatment of migrant families detained after crossing the U.S. southern border. In a letter to lawmakers Monday, the White House says the measure...
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President Donald Trump says an Iranian attack on any American interest will be met with "great and overwhelming force" and in some areas, "overwhelming will mean obliteration." Trump issued the threat in a tweet Tuesday. It came after Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said the...
National Headline News
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - As the U.S. piles sanction after sanction on Iran, it's the average person who feels it the most. From a subway performer's battered leather hat devoid of tips, to a bride-to-be's empty purse, the lack of cash from the economic pressure facing Iran's 80...