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Politics

Fort Worth OKs benefits for same-sex couples

Fort Worth OKs benefits for same-sex couplesFor Fort Worth police Cpl. Tracey Knight, it is a life-changing decision.
  • Politics
  • 2 days, 2 hours ago
Politics

Ventura won't see 'American Sniper'; says Kyle is no hero

Ventura won't see 'American Sniper'; says Kyle is no hero"American Sniper" is tops at the box office but don't expect to see former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura lining up at a theater for it.
  • Politics
  • 2 days, 5 hours ago
Politics

Is Patrick reconsidering stance on open-carry bill?

Is Patrick reconsidering stance on open-carry bill?Patrick's comment followed backlash from advocates for openly carrying guns
  • Politics
  • 2 days, 16 hours ago
Nation

Boeing tapped for Air Force One replacement

Boeing tapped for Air Force One replacementThe Air Force chose the Boeing 747-8.
  • Nation
  • 2 days, 19 hours ago
Politics

Perry: Ongoing felony case won't delay 2016 preparations

Perry: Ongoing felony case won't delay 2016 preparationsFormer Texas Gov. Rick Perry says an ongoing felony abuse-of-power case against him won't delay his preparations for a possible 2016 presidential run
  • Politics
  • 3 days, 1 hour ago
Washington

AG nominee Lynch assures Senate she's not Holder

AG nominee Lynch assures Senate she's not HolderLoretta Lynch seeks "new and improved relationship" with Congress.
  • Washington
  • 2 days, 22 hours ago
Elections

Koch group moves to put brakes on gas-tax hike

Koch group moves to put brakes on gas-tax hikeThe gas tax helps pay for road and bridge work around the country.
  • Elections
  • 3 days, 10 hours ago
Washington

N.Y. lawmaker to leave post as Assembly speaker

N.Y. lawmaker to leave post as Assembly speakerAssembly Speaker Sheldon Silver will vacate position to be replaced on interim basis by majority leader.
  • Washington
  • 3 days, 15 hours ago
The Oval

Report: Spending cuts hit anti-Obama states more

Report: Spending cuts hit anti-Obama states moreRepublican states are taking a bigger hit on budget cuts, says a new analysis.
  • The Oval
  • 3 days, 1 hour ago
Texas

Patrick says open carry not a top Senate priority

Patrick says open carry not a top Senate priorityAfter pledging in his campaign to fight for open carry of handguns in Texas, Republican Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick now says it's not a priority and doesn't have the votes to pass.
  • Texas
  • 4 days, 1 hour ago
Washington

Partisan attacks erupt during Benghazi hearing

Partisan attacks erupt during Benghazi hearingDemocrats on a panel probing the 2012 attacks say they're being cut out of the process.
  • Washington
  • 4 days ago
Texas

Judge refuses to toss abuse-of-power case against Perry

Judge refuses to toss abuse-of-power case against PerryThe judge rejected the argument that Perry was acting within his rights as governor when he carried out a veto threat.
  • Texas
  • 3 days, 21 hours ago
Nation

High court rules for Native American inmates in Alabama

High court rules for Native American inmates in AlabamaJustices remand the case to the lower court on hair length after decision in Arkansas.
  • Nation
  • 4 days ago
Politics

Rick Perry to visit with Republicans in South Carolina

Rick Perry to visit with Republicans in South CarolinaFormer Texas Gov. Rick Perry is headed to South Carolina as early maneuvering continues before the 2016 presidential election.
  • Politics
  • 4 days, 5 hours ago
The Oval

Obama marks Holocaust Remembrance Day

Obama marks Holocaust Remembrance DayStatement comes on the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau.
  • The Oval
  • 4 days, 3 hours ago
Nation

Obama cites Saudi help on security, anti-terror issues

Obama cites Saudi help on security, anti-terror issuesPresident meets the new king of Saudi Arabia.
  • Nation
  • 4 days, 1 hour ago
News

Houston's Equal Rights Ordinance now in court

Houston's Equal Rights Ordinance now in courtA crowd of citizens called to jury duty filed court as the trial began for Houston's hotly debated equal rights ordinance
  • News
  • 4 days, 18 hours ago
Politics

Trial surrounding Houston's equal rights ordinance gets underway this week

Trial surrounding Houston's equal rights ordinance gets underway this weekThe trial for Houston's equal rights ordinance, also known as HERO, starts Jan. 30.
  • Politics
  • 5 days, 2 hours ago
Politics

Chris Bell is first candidate in Houston mayoral race

Chris Bell is first candidate in Houston mayoral raceThe first official candidate has entered the race to become the next mayor of Houston.
  • Politics
  • 5 days, 3 hours ago
Nation Now

2-foot drone found on White House grounds

2-foot drone found on White House groundsThe Secret Service said it recovered a 2-foot "quad copter" on the grounds of the White House early Monday and are investigating to find out where it came from.
  • Nation Now
  • 5 days, 3 hours ago
Texas

LBJ's boyhood home officially reopens to public

LBJ's boyhood home officially reopens to publicPresident Lyndon B. Johnson's boyhood home officially reopens Monday after weeks of delicate and intensive preservation work.
  • Texas
  • 5 days ago
The Oval

Obama cuts radio spot for Chicago mayor

Obama cuts radio spot for Chicago mayorPresident is endorsing Rahm Emanuel for a second term.
  • The Oval
  • 5 days, 3 hours ago
The Oval

North Korea: Obama is a 'loser'

North Korea: Obama is a 'loser'President says North Korea's government will eventually collapse.
  • The Oval
  • 5 days, 5 hours ago
Elections

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie launches PAC

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie launches PACNew Jersey governor takes first concrete step toward a 2016 White House bid
  • Elections
  • 5 days, 5 hours ago
Neighborhood

Galveston County officials want to root out beach squatters

Galveston County officials want to root out beach squattersGalveston County officials are seeking a change in state law to help them root out squatters living on beaches
  • Neighborhood
  • 5 days, 1 hour ago
Politics

Texas lawmakers consider earthquake research funds

Texas lawmakers consider earthquake research fundsIn the last 30 days alone, there have been 14 earthquakes registering a 2.5 magnitude or higher in North Texas
  • Politics
  • 6 days ago
Politics

Who'll replace Annise Parker? The race is on

Who'll replace Annise Parker? The race is onThe race is about to kick into high gear
  • Politics
  • 1 week ago
Elections

Cruz, Paul, Rubio spar on Cuba policy at desert forum

Cruz, Paul, Rubio spar on Cuba policy at desert forumThree likely contenders for the Republican presidential nomination shared a stage in Rancho Mirage, Calif. on Sunday night, where they outlined similar visions for helping the middle class but differed sharply on foreign policy.
  • Elections
  • 5 days, 11 hours ago
Elections

6 quick takes from the Iowa Freedom Summit

6 quick takes from the Iowa Freedom SummitAs conservatives gathered, here are the biggest moments and the lingering questions.
  • Elections
  • 5 days, 18 hours ago
World

Europe shifts policy in escalating war on terror

Europe shifts policy in escalating war on terrorCounterterrorism measures spark outrage in some and resignation in others.
  • World
  • 6 days, 8 hours ago
Elections

Trump: 'I would've won the race against Obama'

Trump: 'I would've won the race against Obama'Donald Trump says he should have stayed in 2012 race for White House.
  • Elections
  • 6 days, 22 hours ago
The Oval

Obama spokesman cracks Tom Brady joke

Obama spokesman cracks Tom Brady jokeJosh Earnest says he will never have Tom Brady's job — and vice-versa.
  • The Oval
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Texas

N. Texas communities on route to Houston oppose high-speed rail

N. Texas communities on route to Houston oppose high-speed railTexas Central Railway's two proposed routes would cut north to south across Ellis County
  • Texas
  • 1 week ago
Washington

N.J. taxpayers shelling out for Chris Christie travels

N.J. taxpayers shelling out for Chris Christie travelsBodyguard costs are 18 times higher than for other governors.
  • Washington
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
The Oval

Obama mourns passing of Saudi king

Obama mourns passing of Saudi kingKing Abdullah 'was always candid and had the courage of his convictions,' president says.
  • The Oval
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Local

Popular YouTube personalities interview President Obama

Popular YouTube personalities interview President ObamaNow Glozell, along with two other "YouTube stars", are getting a one-on-one interview with President Obama.
  • Local
  • 1 week, 1 day ago