Texas Court Rejects Appeal By Woman Who Sent Ricin To ObamaA federal judge in East Texas has declined to reduce the 18-year prison sentence imposed on a woman for sending ricin-laced letters to former President Barack Obama and others.
Jefferson Davis Park Next On Confederacy-Connected Names Chopping BlockA Fort Worth park named after one-time president of the Confederacy, Jefferson Davis, may soon receive a name change.
Trump Lets States Block Some Planned Parenthood MoneyFurther chipping away at his predecessor's legacy, President Donald Trump signed legislation Thursday that lets states deny federal family planning money to Planned Parenthood and other abortion providers.
Caitlyn Jenner Calls Trump Transgender Decision 'A Disaster'Caitlyn Jenner is taking President Donald Trump to task for his administration's reversal of a directive on transgender access to public school bathrooms.
US Halts Some Saudi Arms Sales To Over Yemen Deaths ConcernsThe Obama administration is terminating some sales of military arms to Saudi Arabia over concerns about the killing of civilians in Yemen by a Saudi-led coalition.
Fashion Designer Says She Won't Ever Dress Melania TrumpFrench fashion designer Sophie Theallet pledged never to create clothing for incoming first lady Melania Trump in an open letter posted to her Twitter account Thursday night.
President Obama Meets With National Security Team On Islamic StatePresident Barack Obama is meeting with his National Security Council for an update on the U.S.-led campaign against the Islamic State group.
Twitterverse Debates Gov. Abbott's Tweet On Obama’s Trans Bathroom OrderA tweet sent Tuesday by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) comparing the Obama administration's transgender bathroom accommodations to the moon landing under former President John F. Kennedy left many users shaking their heads.
Obama Administration Wants Syrian Refugees Allowed In TexasThe Obama administration is telling a federal judge that officials in Texas haven't shown that there's any threat posed by Syrian refugees who are attempting to resettle in the state.
Texas Seeking Delay In Supreme Court Immigration CaseTexas is asking the Supreme Court for more time to answer the Obama administration's immigration appeal, a delay that probably would prevent the plan to shield millions of immigrants from deportation from taking effect during Barack Obama's presidency.
Cruz Seeks Support From Christian Conservatives, Hopes For 2nd Reagan RevolutionTexas Sen. Ted Cruz sought to energize the Christian conservatives at Prestonwood Baptist Church in Plano to vote for their values.
Emission Cuts Ordered By Obama May Not Survive Beyond End Of His PresidencyThe United States put forth its contribution Tuesday to a global climate treaty, relying entirely on a set of emission cuts ordered by President Barack Obama that may not survive beyond the end of his presidency.