The Associated Press
Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott’s office formally notified the Texas Supreme Court that it’s appealing a ruling that the state’s school finance system is unconstitutional.
The U.S. government has received permits to transform an empty 55,000-square foot warehouse into a processing facility for unaccompanied child immigrants who have entered the country illegally.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has ordered Fort Worth-based BNSF Railway to reinstate workers in Montana and Wyoming, with back pay, after an agency investigation determined the employees were illegally fired after reporting they suffered a back injury at work.
A review of a blaze that killed two Texas firefighters has led to recommendations for better communication among personnel and more attention to fire potential in concealed spaces.
British scientists say there isn’t enough evidence to prove the antiviral drug Tamiflu reduces the spread of flu.
Reinforced doors, body scanners, pat-downs, elaborate crew maneuvers when a pilot has to use the restroom…but what if the pilot is the problem?
The cleanup of an unknown amount of thick, sticky oil that spilled into the Galveston Bay blocked the movement Sunday of about 60 ships.
Safeway has agreed to be acquired by an investment group led by Cerberus Capital Management, the owner of several supermarket chains.
Prosecutors who secured a death penalty conviction of a 26-year-old man in the slaying of an Austin police office told jurors time and again that the killer expressed no remorse for the shooting.
Working-age people now make up the majority in U.S. households that rely on food stamps — a switch from a few years ago, when children and the elderly were the main recipients.
Witnesses say a gun-rights rally outside the Capitol was interrupted when state troopers handcuffed two pistol-wearing demonstrators and took them into custody.
Researchers are announcing the rare discovery of a new species of mammal.