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Texas set to embrace new abortion restrictions

The law, Senate Bill 16 , reduces the first-time fee for a license to carry from $140 to $40 and the renewal fee from $70 to $40. Reducing the fee is expecte...


Texas lawmakers advance anti-LGBT adoption, bathroom bills

Senfronia Thompson, a Houston Democrat , said Sunday as other members on the floor applauded her, according to the Associated Press . Texas' Republican...


Secret Republican Senate Talks Shaping Health Care Legislation

The Senate is treating this House bill for what it is - a hardhearted effort that House members who voted for it didn't even read. Our work now goes forward i...


As allegations about Trump and Russian Federation proliferate, so do investigations

Not a single day, it seems, can go by without new revelations about President Trump's reported attempts to stymie the investigation into his campaign's possib...


Kiss Cancel Manchester Arena Show in Wake of Bombing

The Special Deterrent anti-terror force said in a statement on its Facebook page that the arrest of Hashim Abedi took place in Tripoli as he was receiving cas...


Texas House speaker refuses to negotiate compromise on 'bathroom bill'

In light of the tragedy that happened in Dallas a year ago and other instances where police officers have been targeted, I'm glad the Legislature was able to st...


US Intel Chief: Collusion unclear but Russia, Trump contact alarming

Kremlin insiders identified former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort and former national security adviser Michael Flynn as targets during talks last summ...


US rules out easing sanctions on Russia

Whatever it was, to my mind, we can work out a common position with the United States on Ukraine , Tusk said. Trump's adviser added that the president want...


Manchester Arena: Leaked photos appear to show bomb used in attack

The arrests Wednesday were made South Manchester , where police arrested a 23-year-old man on Tuesday. The name of the man arrested in the early hours Friday...


TPP countries agree to keep trade deal alive despite U.S. rejection

President Donald Trump withdrew from the TPP, leaving the remaining members scrambling to rescue the deal or forge new partnerships. He and other trade mini...


Illinois lawmakers pass workers' compensation measures

But Cullerton helped to clear three budgetary measures with Democratic votes alone on Tuesday, including a revenue bill that hikes the income tax rate. Greg Har...


Man Charged with Killing 7 in South Carolina Heads to Court

Todd Kohlhepp pleaded guilty Friday to seven counts of murder for the killings that took place over well over a decade - as he ran a real estate business. But s...


Prison transport van hijacked; 1 inmate still on the lam

The offenders were being transferred in a transportation vehicle and made a stop at MCF-Lino Lakes where the offender gained control of the vehicle. In total,...


Here's how Trump's 3% economic growth target stacks up against past presidents

Who is going to pay for all the stuff you just mentioned? Us? The White House has requested $1.6 billion in the budget to begin construction of a wall along t...


Trump Campaign Documents Requested by Senate Intelligence Committee as Russia Investigation Expands

But behind the scenes, Trump and his team appear to have worked assiduously to get FBI investigators to either stop their digging, or to lean on congressional a...


Stolen lorry crashes into world-famous brothel

Her initial worst fear was that the truck was packed with explosives. Brothel owner Dennis Hof said there were no injuries to the 30 female prostitutes, fiv...


Ryan Braun (calf) officially lands on Brewers' disabled list

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Matt Andriese (5-1) allowed six hits over eight innings, Colby Rasmus drove in four runs and Tampa Bay salvaged a four-game split. G...


GOP holds onto Montana seat, yet both parties optimistic

With most precincts reporting results, Gianforte was leading Democrat Rob Quist by six points, 50-44, as of early Friday morning, though several precincts h...


Culture critic: Cosby seeking new solidarity with blacks

Jury selection in Cosby's sexual assault case was completed on Wednesday. Prior to the lawyers reconvening today to pick a 12th person, as well as six alterna...


Boulder weather: Sunny skies with a high of 81

Memorial Day: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Northwest wind 6 to 8 miles per hour. A light south wind will increase to 5 to 10 miles per hour in the mo...


GOPer Gianforte Wins Montana House Race, Apologizes For Alleged Assault

Then, according to Jacobs and the Fox News crew, Gianforte physically put Jacobs on the ground.Last night, after Jacobs asked the republican candidate Greg...


Memorial Day travel to hit highest level in 12 years

AAA projects almost 40 million people will travel at least 50 miles from home. About 1.75 million will take cruises, trains or buses. "The expected spike in ...


Health care bill: Premiums may decline, but many will pay more

Meanwhile, some Democrats are hoping that flaws in the House healthcare bill will make it ineligible for the reconciliation process, giving them a shot at a fil...


Supreme Court rules race improperly dominated NC redistricting efforts

Again, partisan gerrymandering is now allowed under USA law, but the Supreme Court will likely address this topic, too, in a series of related cases fro...


Man unplugs bounce house, trapping kids inside

The bounce house was eventually inflated after a few party guests noticed that it had been unplugged. Police are looking into surveillance video that shows ...


Trump travel ban fight heads towards Supreme Court showdown

His promises to "ban Muslims" and statements made by his campaign and administration surrogates that both executive orders banning travelers from six predomin...


Republican Gianforte wins special election after being charged with assaulting reporter

Should special counsel Robert Mueller , who served as FBI director for 12 years, push the Russian Federation investigation to a point that threatens - or ang...


In Montana's special, it's time to count the votes

But she said her vote for Gianforte was about affirming the Republican platform. She said another cheered at news of a journalist getting roughed up. The Demo...


Armed man arrested at Phoenix Comicon; security to increase

The currently-ongoing Phoenix Comicon has banned all cosplay and prop weapons after an incident Thursday in which a convention-goer was arrested carrying muti...


Rouhani: 'Trump Anti Terrorism Summit 'Only A Show'

President Donald Trump ended a visit to Tehran's arch-foe Saudi Arabia where arms deals worth nearly $110 billion were signed. "But when they showed res...


Memorial Day Weekend Warmup

Overall, expecting diminishing rains as the day progresses with scattered rain showers and clouds hanging tough. For Memorial Day on Monday , look for temper...


Candidate accused of assault wins, and apologizes

Gianforte will take the House seat vacated when Trump named Ryan Zinke as secretary of the interior. A Fox News reporter who witnessed the attack described...


Korea OKs civilian contact with North Korea over malaria

Yun briefed lawmakers on the Trump administration's approach toward Pyongyang , according to the Korean news agency Yonhap . It includes four main strategie...


Rep. Watson Coleman Statement on Attorney General Sessions' Guidance to Federal Prosecutors

The move, which will send more criminals to jail and for longer terms by triggering mandatory minimum sentences , explicitly reverses policies set in motion by ...


Senate Republicans start version of Obamacare repeal

All eyes are on moderates as to whether they'll support a health care amendment . "Just the opposite occurs" under the GOP bill the House approved this ...