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Friday, Oct 6, 2017 at 04:06 PM CDT

Google Search for 'Gun Control' Spikes After Vegas Shooting

Google Search for 'Gun Control' Spikes After Vegas Shooting

A day after the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders deflected reporters' questions about gun control by saying "there will certainly be a time...

Friday, Oct 6, 2017 at 03:59 PM CDT

Lone Star Politics - Oct. 8, 2017

Lone Star Politics - Oct. 8, 2017

Congressman Joe Barton sits down to discuss the shooting in Las Vegas, the future of DACA, and where tax reform stands in Congress. Texas Democrat Julian Castro talks about the 2018 elections and a possible...

Friday, Oct 6, 2017 at 03:56 PM CDT

LSP: Texas Congressman Sees Path for DACA Replacement

LSP: Texas Congressman Sees Path for DACA Replacement

U.S. Rep. Joe Barton, R-TX, believes his party can pass a replacement for DACA, if the bill is attached to one other key piece of legislation. Lone Star Politics airs Sunday at 8:40 a.m. on NBC 5.

Friday, Oct 6, 2017 at 03:49 PM CDT

Just 24 Percent Say US Heading in Right Direction: Poll

Just 24 Percent Say US Heading in Right Direction: Poll

Just 24 percent of Americans believe the country is heading in the right direction after a tumultuous stretch for President Donald Trump that included the threat of war with North Korea, stormy complaints about...

Saturday, Oct 7, 2017 at 11:09 AM CDT

How ‘Bump Stocks’ Work

How ‘Bump Stocks’ Work

Las Vegas Shooter Stephen Paddock had at least 12 “bump stocks” attached to his guns, which allowed him to fire his weapons at a machine gun-like rate. Lawmakers are now pushing for them to be...

Friday, Oct 6, 2017 at 02:49 PM CDT

EPA Moves to Rescind Obama Plan to Slow Global Warming

EPA Moves to Rescind Obama Plan to Slow Global Warming

The Trump administration is moving to roll back the centerpiece of President Barack Obama's efforts to slow global warming, seeking to ease restrictions on greenhouse gas emissions from coal-fired power...

Friday, Oct 6, 2017 at 01:24 PM CDT

Ocean Meeting Raises Over $7 Billion for Marine Protection

Ocean Meeting Raises Over $7 Billion for Marine Protection

A global conference to better protect marine life has raised more than $7 billion and won commitments to protect huge swathes of the Earth's oceans. The European Union, which organized the Our Ocean conference...

Friday, Oct 6, 2017 at 08:48 AM CDT

US Customs Vows to Block Imports Made by North Korea Workers

US Customs Vows to Block Imports Made by North Korea Workers

U.S. Customs and Border Protection says it is ready to block U.S. imports of seafood — as well as any other goods — produced by North Korean laborers who work in China. An Associated Press investigation tracked...

Friday, Oct 6, 2017 at 06:26 AM CDT

Trump Jr. Defends Dad's Response to Racial Protests

Trump Jr. Defends Dad's Response to Racial Protests

Donald Trump Jr. on Thursday stood by his father's declarations that "both sides" were to blame after August's racially driven violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, where a white supremacist killed a counter-p...

Thursday, Oct 5, 2017 at 08:24 PM CDT

Mueller’s Team Traveled to Interview Dossier Ex-Spy

Mueller’s Team Traveled to Interview Dossier Ex-Spy

Members of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s team traveled to interview the former British intelligence officer who authored a dossier alleging collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia, a source close...

 

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