US Declines To Join Letter Criticizing China On Human RightsThe United States has declined to join other countries in criticizing China over allegations of torture against human rights lawyers.
Texas House Speaker Blasts Senate Budget's Accounting TrickThe Texas Senate's proposed $106.3 billion state budget is now set for a floor vote next week -- but it's already being blasted by the Republican head of the House.
Texas Senate OKs Bill Banning Some Abortion CoverageThe Texas Senate has preliminarily approved a bill that would prohibit the coverage of abortion by some health insurance plans in Texas, despite similar efforts stalling previously.
Gorsuch Vows Adherence To Legal PrecedenceOn a path toward confirmation, Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch declared Wednesday that "when you put on the robe, you open your mind" as he faced a final day of questions from the Senate Judiciary Committee.
Dallas County Commissioners Face Off In Price TrialDallas County commissioner Mike Cantrell took the stand Wednesday in the federal bribery trial of his former ally in local government, fellow Dallas County commissioner John Wiley Price.
Report: Trump's Former Campaign Chair Worked For Russian Billionaire To 'Benefit Putin Government' The Associated Press has learned that President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, secretly worked for a Russian billionaire to advance the interests of Russian President Vladimir Putin.