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Some Question Judge’s Authority On Immigrant Children

Even as the White House prepares to take in potentially hundreds of children illegally crossing the border with Mexico on their own, some in Dallas County are questioning the authority to house them here.

07/07/2014

Students work at their desks in front of the empty desk. (credit: Rabih Moghrabi/AFP/Getty Images)

Many Schools Dropping ‘Zero-Tolerance’ Discipline Policies

The White House is pressing public schools to abandon some age-old discipline policies. In many cases, students are sent to court instead of the principal’s office.

01/09/2014

A family doctor checks a patient's mouth and throat. (credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Sebelius Open To ‘Uniquely Texan’ Health Care Plan

Health and Human Services Secretary says Obama administration is open to negotiate health care plan for Texans.

08/08/2013

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Why You Should Wait Until 2016 To Sell Your Home

Planning to sell your home? You may want to wait until 2016 before listing it.

02/06/2013

Iconic Movie Costume Unveiled Ahead Of Christie's Auction

White House Responds To Petition For Death Star

The White House issued an official response to a petition calling for the United States government to secure resources and funding, and begin construction of a Death Star by 2016.

01/15/2013

Employees of an oil and gas company work on a natural gas valve at a hydraulic fracturing site. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Government Sets New Fracking Disclosure Rules

The Obama administration said Friday it will require companies drilling for natural gas on public and Indian lands to publicly disclose chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing operations.

05/04/2012

Tea Party Groups Hold Rally At Texas State Capitol

Tea Party Groups Question IRS Requests For Information

Some Tea Party groups in Texas are buzzing over letters they’ve begun to receive from the Internal Revenue Service.

02/29/2012

Rick Perry Campaigns In New Hampshire

Texas Regulators Hail Clean-Air Surrender

The Texas panel in charge of enforcing state environmental regulations cheered President Barack Obama’s decision Friday to scrap a tougher clean-air regulation aimed at reducing health-threatening smog that had drawn consistent fire from Gov. Rick Perry.

09/02/2011

Texas governor Rick Perry speaks during the 2011 Republican Leadership Conference. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Group Files Federal Lawsuit To Stop Perry’s Prayer Day

The Freedom from Religion Foundation has filed a federal lawsuit to stop the Texas governor’s day of prayer and fasting.

07/13/2011

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Washington Decision Could Affect Quality Of DFW School Lunches

A food fight in Washington over school lunches has trickled down to Dallas/Fort Worth Area ISDs, where parents are frustrated that lawmakers may pick cost over nutrition.

06/01/2011