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Tuesday, Aug 15, 2017 at 09:43 PM CDT

Legislature Approves $560M for Schools, Teacher Retirement

Legislature Approves $560M for Schools, Teacher Retirement

The Texas Legislature has approved about $560 million in extra funding for schools and retired teachers.

Tuesday, Aug 15, 2017 at 07:30 PM CDT

DOJ Wants Records on Visitors to Trump Protest Website

DOJ Wants Records on Visitors to Trump Protest Website

What does the federal government want to do with records on everyone who visited an anti-Donald Trump website? The Justice Department's demand is part of the ongoing case against people who allegedly broke laws...

Wednesday, Aug 16, 2017 at 05:25 AM CDT

Texas Legislature Ends Special Session With No Bathroom Bill

Texas Legislature Ends Special Session With No Bathroom Bill

The Texas Legislature adjourned for good late Tuesday, ending its month-long special session a day early.

Tuesday, Aug 15, 2017 at 06:28 PM CDT

Texas Legislature Approves New Do-Not-Resuscitate Rules

Texas Legislature Approves New Do-Not-Resuscitate Rules

The Texas Legislature has approved a bill requiring explicit patient approval before doctors can act on hospital do-not-resuscitate orders.

Tuesday, Aug 15, 2017 at 06:25 PM CDT

Congressman Pete Sessions: Work With Allies on North Korea

Congressman Pete Sessions: Work With Allies on North Korea

Congressman Pete Sessions visited the North Texas Food Bank on Tuesday and discussed several political headlines, including North Korea.

Tuesday, Aug 15, 2017 at 09:00 PM CDT

Federal Court Orders Texas Voting Map Changes Ahead of 2018

Federal Court Orders Texas Voting Map Changes Ahead of 2018

A federal court has ruled that Texas' congressional maps are still flawed by racial gerrymandering and must be partially redrawn before the 2018 elections.

Tuesday, Aug 15, 2017 at 08:36 PM CDT

Read the Full Transcript From Trump's Press Conference

Read the Full Transcript From Trump's Press Conference

President Donald Trump took questions from the press in a combative news conference on Tuesday. The president defended his response to the deadly violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, over the weekend. He...

Tuesday, Aug 15, 2017 at 08:43 PM CDT

President Trump's Explosive News Conference in 7 Minutes

President Trump's Explosive News Conference in 7 Minutes

At a press event that was supposed to focus on infrastructure, President Donald Trump answered questions about violence that erupted at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, on Saturday. He...

Tuesday, Aug 15, 2017 at 06:51 PM CDT

Athletes Rebuke President Trump After Press Conference

Athletes Rebuke President Trump After Press Conference

While most athletes and companies avoid politics to capitalize on a diverse marketplace, some athletes took to Twitter on Tuesday to voice their disgust with President Trump's reaction to Charlottesville.

Friday, Aug 18, 2017 at 11:51 AM CDT

Trump on Steve Bannon: 'We'll See What Happens'

Trump on Steve Bannon: 'We'll See What Happens'

At an impromptu press conference Tuesday, President Trump answered questions about his confidence in top White House strategist Steve Bannon by saying "we'll see what happens." 

 
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