Texas House OKs Statewide Ride Hailing Rules, Defying AustinThe Texas House has voted to create statewide regulations for ride-hailing companies, potentially voiding a local Austin ordinance that caused Uber and Lyft to stop operating in the state capital.
Rule On Guns And Mentally Ill People Faces A GOP RollbackIn a sign of the new climate taking hold on gun issues under a Trump administration with a Republican-led Congress, a rule to keep guns out of the hands of certain mentally disabled people is on its way to being scrapped.
Report Finds Laws Nationwide Putting Patients At Risk Of AbuseA 50-state examination found that only one state has anything close to a comprehensive set of laws protecting patients from doctors who commit acts of sexual abuse.
Grand Prairie Teacher Suspended After District Learns Of 2013 ArrestSTEM teacher Christopher Durham is said to have told his students to Google him, where they found he had been arrested in Oklahoma.
President Obama Moves To Require Background Checks For Gun SalesPresident Barack Obama is moving ahead on plans to require background checks for guns purchased from dealers even if they're bought online or at gun shows.
Jobs Report: Know The Facts About Employee Background ChecksEmployee Background Checks are getting more sophisticated these days. You should know, companies are doing more than calling to verify your work history.
Facebook To Delete Posts For Illegal Gun Sales Under pressure from gun control advocates, Facebook agreed Wednesday to delete posts from users selling illegal guns or offering weapons for sale without background checks.
Week Of Chaos, Horror & Hope Across AmericaMoment after nail-biting moment, the events shoved us through a week that felt like an unremitting series of tragedies: Deadly bombs. Poison letters. A a colossal explosion. A violent manhunt.
Obama Signs 23 Executive Actions On Gun ViolenceBraced for a fight, President Barack Obama unveiled the most sweeping proposals for curbing gun violence in two decades, pressing a reluctant Congress to pass universal background checks and bans on military-style assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition magazines.