Obama Lights National Christmas Tree For Final TimePresident Obama on Thursday marked his final time lighting the National Christmas Tree with a wish that Americans will care for the sick, the hungry and the downtrodden this holiday season.
Abbott Vows To Cut Funds To 'Sanctuary' CampusesIn a tweet on Thursday, Gov. Greg Abbott promised to cut funds to public universities that become what he described as "sanctuary" campuses for immigrant students. He provided no other details.
House Pushes Ahead With $611 Billion Defense Policy Bill The Republican-led House is pushing ahead with a $611 billion defense policy bill that prohibits closing the prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and forbids the Pentagon from trimming the number of military bases.
Obamas Set To Light National Christmas Tree For Final TimePresident Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama are set to light the National Christmas Tree on Thursday evening during a ceremony where he's expected to share a holiday message with the American people.
Breitbart Urges Kellogg's Boycott Over Pulled AdsBreitbart is encouraging a boycott of Kellogg's products after the cereal maker said that it would no longer advertise on the news and opinion website formerly run by Donald Trump aide Steve Bannon.
Newsweek's Recalled 'Madam President' Issue Hits eBaySupporters of Hillary Clinton apparently still have a chance to get a since-recalled commemorative edition of Newsweek that was set to be released if the Democrat won the presidential election.
Kellogg Pulls Ads From Breitbart Over Company 'Values'Kellogg says it will no longer advertise on Breitbart.com, the website formerly run by one of President-elect Donald Trump's top aides, Steve Bannon.
Texas A&M Sets Unity Event During White Nationalist's SpeechThe "Aggies United" event was scheduled after Richard Spencer, who leads a movement that mixes racism, white nationalism and populism, was invited to speak on Dec. 6 by a former student.
Texas Lawmakers Working To Reverse Medicaid Budget CutsThere may be help on the way for tens of thousands of disabled Texas children on the verge of losing much needed therapy to budget cuts.
Trump Says He's Leaving His Business To Focus On Being PresidentDonald Trump says he's leaving his "great business" to his children so he can focus on being the nation's 45th president.
Trump Taps Washington & Wall Street Veterans For CabinetPresident-Elect Donald Trump is enlisting a trio of nominees with deep ties to Washington and Wall Street to fill out his Cabinet, including Steven Mnuchin, Tom Price and Elaine Chao.
Trump Nominates Pence Ally To Oversee Health ProgramsSeema Verma, the architect of Mike Pence's Medicaid expansion in Indiana, is expected to play a key role in determining how Republicans replace President Obama's healthcare law.