USDA Describes $328M Oil Spill Restoration Plan For GulfThe U.S. Department of Agriculture says it's focusing conservation programs along the Gulf of Mexico in a $328 million plan to help recovery from the 2010 oil spill.
Lawmakers Say Edward Snowden Is No WhistleblowerAn intelligence committee report is calling NSA leaker Edward Snowden a "serial exaggerator and fabricator" who does not fit the profile of a whistleblower. Snowden's attorney denounces the committee's report.
Gov't Survey Confirms Slowdown In US Health Insurance GainsA new government survey confirms that the nation's progress in getting more people covered by health insurance slowed significantly this year, a finding that tempers a historic achievement of the Obama administration.
Congress Returns To Battle Over Zika, Keep Government OpenLawmakers returning to Washington after a seven-week break picked up right where they left off — feuding about legislation to battle the mosquito-borne Zika virus and deadlocked over the defense budget.
As Zika Fears Escalate, Lawmakers Point Fingers From AfarAs the Zika virus escalates into a public health crisis, members of Congress are entrenched in familiar partisan positions.
Texas Attorney General Sues Austin Over City Hall Gun BanThe Texas attorney general has filed suit against Austin, accusing the state capital of violating "open carry" rules by banning guns inside city hall.
Gov't Watchdog: HUD Secretary Violates Hatch ActA government watchdog says the nation's housing secretary violated a law prohibiting government officials from using their office for partisan politics when he promoted her candidacy during a media interview.
Attorney General Lynch To Face Questions On Policing, Clinton InvestigationAttorney General Loretta Lynch likely faces questions about policing and race, as well as her department's decision not to bring charges against Hillary Clinton over her use of private email while secretary of state, in a House hearing.
Downtown Dallas County Buildings To Re-Open Monday, Some Streets Still ClosedMany Dallas County building that were closed following the shooting in the downtown area on Friday are reopening Monday for regular business.
State's Withholding Of Professional Licenses ExaminedCourt records show the Texas Department of Public Safety has denied professional licenses to people accused of something as little as stealing socks or sleeping in an abandoned house while homeless.
Dallas Co. DA Office Says No Return Date For DA Susan HawkThe Dallas County District Attorney's office says it has no return date for DA Susan Hawk who is taking another leave of office while being treated for severe depression.
New Concerns For Obamacare: Insurance Rates Going UpFresh problems for "Obamacare": The largest health insurer in Texas wants to raise its rates on individual policies by an average of nearly 60 percent