Senate Panel Approves Revisions To Texas Voter ID LawA Senate panel has approved changes to Texas' strict voter ID law that includes tougher penalties for people found guilty of trying to get around the rules while casting a ballot.
Next Up In The Senate: Dr. Ben Carson, Slated For HUD VoteA vote is scheduled Thursday on President Donald Trump's choice to lead the Department of Housing and Urban Development, and approval is expected.
Report: More Than 55,000 US Bridges Structurally DeficientA new report says the Brooklyn Bridge and Washington's Arlington Memorial Bridge are among thousands of spans considered structurally deficient.
Tax Deadline Looms For Prince Estate; Government To Get HalfPrince once sang, "Money Don't Matter 2 Night," but his money matters a lot to the IRS.
Official Says Intelligence Community Ready For TrumpA U.S. official says there has been no delay in the intelligence community's plans to brief President-elect Donald Trump on Russian interference in the 2016 election.
Obama Says US Will Respond To Russian HackingPresident Barack Obama says the U.S. must and will take action against Russia in response to cyber interference with the election.
HealthCare.gov Moves Sign Up Deadline To 11:59 PM PST Monday The Obama administration is giving consumers a few extra days to sign up on HealthCare.gov in time for health insurance coverage to take effect Jan. 1.
Stopgap Spending Bill To Be Unveiled As Congress Finishes Upongress is quickening its pace toward adjourning late this week, marching toward a final vote on legislation boosting medical research and speeding drug approvals and readying a stopgap spending bill to prevent the government from shutting down this weekend.
Trump Lays Out Priorities For First 100 Days In OfficePresident-elect Donald Trump is planning another day of transition talks. He released a short video on YouTube late Monday, laying out priorities for the start of his term.
Federal Government Estimating Number Of Homeless PeopleThe federal government is estimating the number of homeless people nationwide. The Department of Housing and Urban Development will announce state-by-state figures Thursday.
Fort Worth Considers Banning Smoking From BarsThe Fort Worth City Council discussed banning smoking in bars during yesterday’s meeting.
Bill Proposed Allowing Dallas To Opt Out Of Open CarryA North Texas lawmaker is proposing a bill that would allow Dallas to opt-out of open carry.