September 27th, 2021
Texas lawmakers on Monday released their first draft of a new congressional map for the next decade that includes two new districts in Austin and Houston.
September 23rd, 2021
Texas is being sued over its new law barring social media platforms from banning users over their political views by two trade associations that represent some of the industry’s biggest online companies.
September 17th, 2021
In vivid and emotional testimony at a Senate hearing Wednesday, four elite American gymnasts testified about the abuse they had suffered by former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar, and their feelings of betrayal by...
September 13th, 2021
The lawsuit says the state enacted the law “in open defiance of the Constitution.”
September 8th, 2021
Gov. Greg Abbott on Tuesday announced a third special legislative session that will begin on Sept. 20 and tackle redistricting, restrictions on transgender student athletes and the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
September 3rd, 2021
House Bill 1535, which went into effect Wednesday, expands the state’s compassionate use program to people with any type of cancer and those dealing with post-traumatic stress disorder.
August 31st, 2021
When a new round of laws goes into effect on Sept. 1, Texas will officially become a "Second Amendment sanctuary."
August 27th, 2021
The terror attacks at the Kabul international airport on Thursday killed 13 U.S. service members and scores of civilians.
August 25th, 2021
The city of Houston will begin handing out $150 in gift cards to those who receive their COVID-19 vaccines, after City Council voted to pass the multi-million dollar incentive on Wednesday.
August 23rd, 2021
The Pentagon's press secretary has just confirmed that - as expected - the DoD will now require all troops across the armed services to get the vaccine.
September 24th, 2021
The breaches which have of late been coming almost daily, which Taipei sees as unmistakable as acts of aggression and as "warnings" against its pro-democracy relationship with the US, follow recent Chinese state media...
September 22nd, 2021
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is locked in several pitched legal battles with cities, counties and school districts over their bids to require masks in public schools.
September 14th, 2021
It's usually the state suing the feds, but now the federal government is suing Texas for outlawing abortions after six weeks of pregnancy.
September 13th, 2021
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott says the state has placed rescue teams and resources in the Houston area and along the Texas Gulf Coast.
September 7th, 2021
After a meeting between top UN officials and Taliban leaders on Sunday, including Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar - who is expected to be Afghanistan's next president, the Taliban said the UN has vowed to keep aid flowing to the...
September 1st, 2021
Texas is poised to punish social media companies for alleged censorship of political views after the state Senate passed House Bill 20 on a mostly party line vote of 17-14.
August 30th, 2021
A fearsome Hurricane Ida has left scores of coastal Louisiana residents trapped by floodwaters, while making a shambles of the electrical grid across a wide swath of the state in the sweltering, late-summer heat.
August 26th, 2021
Gov. Greg Abbott on Wednesday announced an executive order banning COVID-19 vaccine mandates regardless of a vaccine's approval status with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
August 24th, 2021
Texas House Speaker Dade Phelan, R-Beaumont, said Tuesday that there were “absolutely no deals made” to lure Democrats back to the Capitol and end their weekslong quorum break, while emphasizing that he sought to handle the...
August 20th, 2021
For the first time in nearly six weeks, state officials said there were enough lawmakers present in the Texas House on Thursday for the chamber to conduct business — opening the door for the passage of the GOP priority...