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Texas Legislature approves expanded penalties and prohibitions on bestiality

Those will be rolled out next week. Representative Diego Bernal is a San Antonio Democrat and vice-chair of the House Public Education Committee. The Senate wanted what they called a "school choice" provision, the House couldn't stomach the ...

Russia-Trump campaign contacts a concern, ex-CIA chief says

Chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner has our report. Former CIA director John Brennan told the House Intelligence Committee on Tuesday that he became concerned a year ago that Russian Federation was trying to influence members of...

Dem wants to know if Trump pressed intel chiefs

But Rep. Adam Schiff, the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, warned that the latest reports represent "yet another disturbing allegation that the President was interfering in the Federal Bureau of Investigation probe". In its request t...

Trump budget keeps pledges: Cuts for poor, more for military

New York's polarized congressional delegation generally finds little upon which to agree, but lawmakers stumbled on a rare sweet spot Tuesday in common criticism of President Donald Trump's $4.1 trillion budget. Trump's own base of political suppor...

Parties battle for control of Montana's only US House seat

In the past 20 days, outside groups have spent $228,061 in support of Quist . Democrats are still hopeful that the 30-year-old newcomer Jon Ossoff can still clinch the seat, despite Republicans this time around rallying behind one candidate, for...

Poor and disabled big losers in Trump budget; military wins

Some top Republicans called the budget "dead on arrival", but House Speaker Paul Ryan said he's never seen a budget that didn't get the same reception. President Donald Trump's heavy emphasis on defense spending is winning praise from Senate Ma...

Tornadoes in Wisconsin, Oklahoma leave 2 dead

Meanwhile, northwest Oklahoma and parts of south-central Kansas are in the "moderate" risk category - the second highest - for severe weather on Thursday, according to the Storm Prediction Center in Norman. He said his sister also had a 2-month-old...

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Your tax return isn't due by tomorrow

Image source: Getty Images. Taxpayers have until the tax deadline to contribute to an individual retirement account (IRA). The run-up in federal spending amounts to a 3,000 per...

Easter Egg Hunt Egg-stravaganza!

Tickets at the door are $12 for general admission, $10 for seniors, $5 for students. Leland Parks and Recreation held their third annual Night Hunt for adults-only (21 and up) Th...

Former Trump campaign chairman to register as foreign agent

In a statement issued on Wednesday, Manafort spokesman Jason Maloni said that the former Trump adviser has been in discussions with federal authorities since before the election ...

Congressman: Freedom Caucus members would vote against Ten Commandments

When Trump was drawing up his list of potential Supreme Court nominees previous year , he said he was relying on guidance from Heritage and the Federalist Society, an influential...

GOP Health Deal Elusive As House To Take Easter Break

Conservatives are facing pushback from other lawmakers as they seek to allow states to apply for waivers to repeal ObamaCare protections for people with pre-existing conditions, ...

White House officials offer change to health care bill

Shares of USA hospital operators dropped on Tuesday as Republicans sought to revive plans to dismantle the Affordable Care Act that has benefited the companies. About 2 in 3 were ...

McCaskill, Accusing Gorsuch of 'Stunning Lack of Humanity,' Backs Filibuster

But with Democratic leaders nearly certainly set to enact a filibuster, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell will likely have to invoke the "nuclear" option and rewrite the Sena...

Gonzaga, UNC, Oregon, USC to hold open Final Four practices

And it's not easy to get here, but it's easier at those two places , and I'm not trying to be humble, I'm being what I think is truthful. Berry said Thursday in the North Caroli...

Gonzaga holds off South Carolina 77-73 in Final Four

The current Ducks defeated No. 1 Kansas in the Elite 8. Opponents have shot a combined 39.9 percent from the field against the Gamecocks, averaging 17 turnovers per game. This is t...

Defense key for Gonzaga, South Carolina

North Carolina cleans up almost 42 percent of its misses, so their best offensive play is often a missed shot. In addition, Gonzaga , a 2018 Maui Jim Maui Invitational participan...

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North Carolina rolls back 'bathroom bill' despite criticism

It will also save the state millions in potential lost revenue. "I support the House Bill 2 repeal compromise that will be introduced", the governor wrote. "This bill is at b...

Congress Reverses Obama Rule on Planned Parenthood

As governor of IN , he signed several anti-abortion bills, including one that banned abortions exclusively because of genetic abnormalities - legislation that was suspended by a f...

Trump Signs Order Rolling Back Environmental Efforts

Trump Signs Order Rolling Back Environmental Efforts

It is very simple". President Donald Trump is doing away with the Obama administration's climate agenda. Trump spoke at a signing ceremony at the Environmental Protection Agency...

Ducks move on to Elite 8

Ducks move on to Elite 8

Walker-Kimbrough would have broken this record a year ago had the Terps advanced this far in the tournament, but Jones has it now. They are without their leading shot-blocker, Ch...

SEC rivals Florida, South Carolina battle in East final

Looks like all of us true believers who said the future was bright for SEC basketball were right. Florida's Mike White had never coached in the NCAA Tournament until a week ago...

Trump makes final push for health care bill

Trump makes final push for health care bill

Obama said his inspiration for the ACA was the Massachusetts health plan promoted by Republican Mitt Romney as governor. "So the speed and secrecy around the Republican health-care...

Gorsuch: I Accept Roe v. Wade as 'the Law of the Land'

Democratic Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island revived a line of questioning begun Tuesday, and asked Gorsuch about the dark money campaign being waged to secure his confirmati...

Meals On Wheels see spike in donations

Rockland congresswoman Nita Lowey vowed Wednesday to fight what she called President Donald Trump's devastating cuts to programs that help seniors and working people, including hou...

Meals on Wheels Sees Donations Surge After President Trump's Proposed Budget Cuts

Meals on Wheels Sees Donations Surge After President Trump's Proposed Budget Cuts

President Donald Trump's budget proposal asks Congress to enact spending cuts to government programs that help pay for Meals on Wheels food deliveries across the country. Meals on ...