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Energy Chief Perry Tours Yucca Mountain Nuclear SiteEnergy Secretary Rick Perry has toured the site of the failed nuclear waste dump at Nevada's Yucca Mountain, his first visit to an Energy Department site since taking over the department.
Texas Senate Bans Some Insurance Coverage Of AbortionThe Texas Senate has approved a bill prohibiting coverage of abortion by some health insurance plans in Texas — despite similar efforts stalling previously.
Bill Increasing Court Security Heads To Full Texas SenateA bill providing extra security for judges and other court officials is headed to the full Texas Senate.
Former Dallas County Judge Says Price Threatened Him With 'Clinched Fist'Dallas County commissioner Mike Cantrell continued on the witness stand Monday in the federal corruption trial for fellow commissioner John Wiley Price, saying that he will not be doing what the FBI says Price did.
Ted Koppel Says Sean Hannity Is "Bad For America"Veteran newsman Ted Koppel told FOX News host Sean Hannity that he is "bad for America" in an interview that aired on "CBS Sunday Morning" and quickly became a trending topic on social media.
Texas Republican Quits Hard-Line Freedom Caucus A member of the conservative House Freedom Caucus is resigning after the hard line group helped scuttle the Republican health care overhaul.

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