Texas OKs Mexican-American Studies Curriculum Under New NameThe Texas Board of Education on Wednesday gave preliminary approval to creating statewide academic standards for a Mexican-American studies high school course — but only after changing the name to "ethnic studies," which conservatives argued is less alienating for other groups of people.
Family Held Captive By Taliban-Linked Group ReleasedA Canadian/American family have been released being held captive for years by a group that has ties to the Taliban.
Social Security Numbers Of 143 Million Americans Exposed In HackCredit card numbers for about 209,000 U.S. consumers were also accessed.
Parents Of Man Released From North Korea Say He's In A ComaThe parents of the 22-year old American college student freed by North Korea say he is in a coma.
ISIS Calls For North Texas Imam's AssassinationThreatened for his faith, a North Texas imam has found himself the target of ISIS after a new video recently surfaced calling for his assassination.
Immigration Rallies Held Across U.S. To Support MuslimsDemonstrations were held in Dallas and cities across the U.S. this weekend to support Muslim Americans and to protest President Donald Trump's immigration policies.
Supreme Court Ruling On Texas Redistricting Cheers DemocratsThe U.S. Supreme Court handed Texas a victory Monday, upholding the state's system of drawing legislative voting districts based on everyone who lives there — not just registered voters.
Would Donald Trump's Suggested Ban On Muslims Be Legal?Less than 24 hours after President Obama urged Americans to reject a war between America and Islam, Donald Trump took a step in the opposite direction and called for the "total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States."
North Texans Honor Wounded Warriors For Their SacrificeNorth Texans paused to pray and to honor the men and women who gave military service in defense of America.
Keidel: Nothing More American Than Autumn And FootballFootball reduces us to our most private and primate impulses. We survive winter through the vicarious thrill we get from our favorite football teams.
Dallas Bound Flight Diverted To Pensacola After OdorA flight from Jacksonville to Dallas was diverted to Florida's Panhandle after an odor was reported in the cabin.
Sen. Ted Cruz Formally Renounces Canadian Citizenship Canada-born U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz has renounced his birth country's citizenship, making good on his promise to do so from last summer.