As severe thunderstorms swept through the Houston area Tuesday, the National Weather Service warned residents of heavy downpours and lightning. Commuters on Texas 288 got a pretty good look at what weather officials meant by the latter.
State Rep. Garnet Coleman and former City Councilman C.O. Bradford have decided not to run for Rodney Ellis' state Senate seat, citing a desire to retain seniority in the state House and concerns about the electoral process, respectively.
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on Thursday dropped his high-profile lawsuit against his counterpart in the U.S. Virgin Islands, a move that ends his controversial intervention in a climate-change case on behalf of oil giant ExxonMobil. In a Fort Worth federal court filing dismissing his suit, Paxton and Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange said they […]
White House press secretary Josh Earnest was repeatedly grilled Thursday over a meeting Attorney General Loretta Lynch had with former President Bill Clinton earlier this week. Earnest faced multiple questions from members of the media who asked about the meeting between Clinton and Lynch aboard an airplane parked on an Arizona tarmac. “Does the White […]
Jhon Jairo Velásquez Vásquez, Pablo Escobar's former top hit man, says Colombia's recent peace deal with a longstanding rebel group is proof that he, too, could be elected to the country's Senate. Velásquez, aka Popeye, said that when transitional justice for the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia rebel group becomes effective, he would consider launching […]
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