Texas Senate Aiming To Move Divisive Bills At Breakneck PaceThe Texas Senate staged a midnight floor session Thursday as conservatives who dominate the chamber rushed to revive abortion restrictions, school vouchers and a "bathroom bill" before opponents have time to mobilize against them.
Gov. Abbott Vetoes 50 Mostly Low-Profile BillsOne surprise was Abbott blocking a Republican-backed proposal that youngsters be instructed on how to avoid sexual abuse. 
Bills Would Offer State Facility Funding For Charter SchoolsBills in the Texas House and Senate would authorize state facilities funding for charter schools.
Jets Beat Bills 37-31 Behind Forte's 3-TD Night On Thursday Night FootballMatt Forte scored three touchdowns and Ryan Fitzpatrick finally solved Rex Ryan's defense, leading the New York Jets to a 37-31 victory over the Buffalo Bills on Thursday night.
TV Host John Oliver Buys, Forgives $15 Million In Texas Medical DebtSome 9,000 people stuck with delinquent medical bills had their debts forgiven courtesy of HBO host John Oliver.
Two-Thirds Of Americans Would Struggle To Cover $1,000 EmergencyIt's a sign that despite years of recovery from the Great Recession, Americans' financial condition remains as precarious as ever.
Electricity Rates As Low As A Penny?Summer is just around the corner, and with it rising temperatures. And as temperatures rise, so do electric bills.
Capital One To Let Users Pay Bills With Amazon EchoCapital One has teamed up with Amazon to let owners of the Amazon Echo smart speaker system pay their bills, review recent transactions and get other account information through voice commands.