Gov.-elect Abbott discusses legislative priorities with area leaders
Gov.-elect Greg Abbott was in San Antonio Monday discussing his legislative priorities with area leaders.
New York bans cosmetic pet tattoos, piercings
Body art is not for animals, at least not in New York.
Gov. Perry sets special election date to fill vacated seats
Texas Gov. Rick Perry has set a Jan. 6 special election date to fill three vacated legislative seats.
South Texas family lockup will be nation's largest
A former camp for oil field workers in rural South Texas is becoming a new family detention center amid the recent influx of women and children crossing the U.S.-Mexico border.
Cheney has no regrets: 'I would do it again in a minute'
A defiant former Vice President Dick Cheney doubled-down on his defense of the extreme interrogation techniques used by the CIA on detainees in the wake of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on Sunday, saying, "I would do it again in a minute."
Jeb Bush email release stokes 2016 talk
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush said on Sunday he will release 250,000 emails from his two terms in office and write an eBook outlining his governing philosophy.
Equality Texas: Latest gay marriage ruling 'not surprising'
The same federal judge who ruled last February the Texas ban on gay marriage is unconstitutional now has said couples must wait for an appeals court ruling expected sometime next year.
State bill would ban smoking in car with kids
A state lawmaker filed a bill that would prohibit smoking in a private car if young children are present.
Special election date set to fill District 123 seat
Former Rep. Mike Villarreal announced on Twitter Friday afternoon that Gov. Rick Perry has set a date for the special election to fill his seat.
Federal judge: No gay marriage in Texas until appeals ruling
A local federal judge has declined to allow gay marriages to take place in Texas while the state awaits a ruling from the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.
Rubio continues fight against Cuba deal
Sen. Marco Rubio, who is considering a presidential run, said Sunday that President Barack Obama has thrown away valuable leverage to bring about political changes in Cuba.