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Rieder: Why the Bill O'Reilly flap matters

Rieder: Why the Bill O'Reilly flap mattersThe Fox News host needs to be called to account for his embellishments and his ugly response to his critics.
  • Rieder
  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
Washington

Pressure on House rises as Senate cuts homeland deal

Pressure on House rises as Senate cuts homeland dealHouse and Senate Republicans remain divided on a Homeland Security spending bill.
  • Washington
  • 1 day ago
Nation

High court lets fish captain off the hook

High court lets fish captain off the hookAngler tossed undersized grouper overboard; government claimed he destroyed evidence.
  • Nation
  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
The Oval

Obama aide: Netanyahu speech 'destructive'

Obama aide: Netanyahu speech 'destructive'The White House again criticizes plans by the Israel prime minister to address Congress.
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  • 1 day, 10 hours ago
Washington

Koch group flexes conservative muscle in state fights

Koch group flexes conservative muscle in state fightsAmericans for Prosperity scores big win with defeat of Tennessee's Medicaid expansion.
  • Washington
  • 1 day, 5 hours ago
Texas

Officials, lawmakers weigh in on same-sex marriage showdown at the Capitol

Officials, lawmakers weigh in on same-sex marriage showdown at the CapitolLt. Gov. Dan Patrick spoke at the Texas Faith and Family Day event on Tuesday at the Texas Capitol, telling the crowd liberty comes from God as the issue of marriage took center stage.
  • Texas
  • 1 day, 9 hours ago
News

Rahm Emanuel faces runoff in re-election bid

Rahm Emanuel faces runoff in re-election bidEmanuel will face Cook County Commissioner, Jesus "Chuy" Garcia, on April 7.
  • News
  • 1 day, 17 hours ago
Nation

Ted Cruz advocates for human space exploration

Ted Cruz advocates for human space explorationTexas senator backs NASA's human space exploration program as a national priority.
  • Nation
  • 1 day, 23 hours ago
The Oval

VA secretary apologizes for special forces claim

VA secretary apologizes for special forces claimRobert McDonald says he misstated his military experience.
  • The Oval
  • 2 days, 11 hours ago
Washington

50 years after Selma, John Lewis on unfinished business

50 years after Selma, John Lewis on unfinished businessHuge progress made but 'disappointment' on Selma Oscars and dismay at Giuliani's jibes.
  • Washington
  • 2 days, 5 hours ago
Health

Lawmaker asks if swallowed camera be used for gynecological exam

Lawmaker asks if swallowed camera be used for gynecological examAn Idaho lawmaker received a brief lesson on female anatomy after asking if a woman can swallow a small camera for doctors to conduct a remote gynecological exam.
  • Health
  • 2 days, 9 hours ago
The Oval

Obama: My immigration plan will prevail in court

Obama: My immigration plan will prevail in courtObama defends immigration actions in an op-ed for The Hill.
  • The Oval
  • 2 days, 9 hours ago
Nation

Muslim's case takes 'look' at Abercrombie & Fitch policy

Muslim's case takes 'look' at Abercrombie & Fitch policySupreme Court will decide whether company discriminated against a job applicant.
  • Nation
  • 2 days, 9 hours ago
Nation

Kayla Mueller's friends guarded family, tragic secret

Kayla Mueller's friends guarded family, tragic secretClose-knit Prescott stayed loyal to ISIL captor's family and committed to her safety.
  • Nation
  • 3 days, 5 hours ago
Politics

US seeks stay of ruling on Obama immigration action

US seeks stay of ruling on Obama immigration actionThe U.S. government asked a federal judge Monday to lift his temporary hold on President Barack Obama's action to shield millions of immigrants from deportation.
  • Politics
  • 3 days, 6 hours ago
The Oval

Obama seeks new rules for financial advisers

Obama seeks new rules for financial advisersWhite House says it wants to end "hidden fees and back-door payments."
  • The Oval
  • 3 days, 7 hours ago
Washington

Homeland Security shutdown: What's it all about?

Homeland Security shutdown: What's it all about?The answers to all your questions about the possible DHS shutdown.
  • Washington
  • 3 days, 6 hours ago
The Oval

Obamas' Oscar connection: Award-winning screenwriter

Obamas' Oscar connection: Award-winning screenwriterAn Oscar winner is the son of Michelle Obama's former chief of staff.
  • The Oval
  • 3 days, 7 hours ago
The Oval

Obama tweaks governors about presidential ambitions

Obama tweaks governors about presidential ambitionsPresident notes that some governors harbor presidential ambitions.
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  • 3 days, 8 hours ago
Texas

Texas teachers lobby for increased funding

Texas teachers lobby for increased fundingTexas spends an average of about $9,000 per student each school year at public schools
  • Texas
  • 3 days, 10 hours ago
The Oval

Hostage's father questions 'no ransom' policy

Hostage's father questions 'no ransom' policy"They put policy in front of American citizens' lives," says father of Kayla Mueller.
  • The Oval
  • 4 days, 7 hours ago
Washington

Congress has just days left to avert DHS shutdown

Congress has just days left to avert DHS shutdownFunding for the Department of Homeland Security will expire Friday.
  • Washington
  • 3 days, 23 hours ago
The Oval

Obama aide warns mall shoppers to be vigilant

Obama aide warns mall shoppers to be vigilantA video includes terror threats against the Mall of America in Bloomington, Minn.
  • The Oval
  • 4 days, 7 hours ago
Politics

Houston mayor responds to Giuliani's comments on Obama

Houston mayor responds to Giuliani's comments on ObamaHer response stemmed from comments reportedly made by Giuliani Wednesday
  • Politics
  • 5 days, 1 hour ago
Texas

Texas same-sex couples go to Oklahoma to marry

Texas same-sex couples go to Oklahoma to marryOutside the courthouse in Love County, a rush of couples has been tying the knot
  • Texas
  • 5 days ago
Health

Girl needing medical cannabis leaving Texas immediately

Girl needing medical cannabis leaving Texas immediatelyAlexis Bortell's family decided they can't wait any longer for Texas lawmakers to act on legalizing medical cannabis. They're moving to a suburb of Denver next week
  • Health
  • 5 days, 1 hour ago
Politics

Sylvester Turner announces 2015 run for Houston mayor

Sylvester Turner announces 2015 run for Houston mayorState Representative Sylvester Turner on Friday confirmed his candidacy for Mayor of Houston.
  • Politics
  • 6 days, 9 hours ago
Politics

Gov't sent 800,000 HealthCare.gov customers wrong tax info

Gov't sent 800,000 HealthCare.gov customers wrong tax infoThe tax error disclosed Friday is a self-inflicted injury that comes on the heels of what President Barack Obama had touted as a successful enrollment season
  • Politics
  • 6 days, 7 hours ago
The Oval

Obama team gives hashtag response to Giuliani

Obama team gives hashtag response to GiulianiFormer New York mayor says president doesn't love the United States.
  • The Oval
  • 6 days, 9 hours ago
Local

85-year-old Houston Republican fights to legalize marijuana

85-year-old Houston Republican fights to legalize marijuanaAt 85 years old, Ann Lee looks like anyone's grandmother.
  • Local
  • 6 days, 1 hour ago
Politics

Houston politician wants to change 'stand your ground' law

Houston politician wants to change 'stand your ground' lawRep. Garnet Coleman filed HB 1627, which would allow the use of lethal force in other self-defense situations only if a person cannot safely retreat
  • Politics
  • 6 days, 18 hours ago
Local

Houston-area activists react to Texas' first same-sex marriage

Houston-area activists react to Texas' first same-sex marriageTexas gay rights activists rejoiced Thursday as a state district judge ordered the Travis County clerk to issue a lesbian couple a license to marry.
  • Local
  • 1 week ago
Nation

Obama: Alleged war on Islam is 'an ugly lie'

Obama: Alleged war on Islam is 'an ugly lie'President addresses summit on confronting violent extremism for a second straight day.
  • Nation
  • 1 week ago
Texas

Texas court blocks future gay marriages after lesbians wed

Texas court blocks future gay marriages after lesbians wedThe Texas Supreme Court has issued an emergency order blocking gay couples from obtaining marriage licenses after a lesbian couple wed in Austin.
  • Texas
  • 1 week ago
Texas

Same-sex couple legally marries in Austin

Same-sex couple legally marries in AustinBy a state court order, the Travis County clerk issued a marriage license to a same-sex couple on Thursday.
  • Texas
  • 1 week ago
The Oval

White House: Giuliani's comments on Obama 'horrible'

White House: Giuliani's comments on Obama 'horrible'Former New York mayor seemed to question President Obama's patriotism.
  • The Oval
  • 1 week ago