An unlikely battleground over whether public schools must allow transgender students to use the bathroom of their choice is taking shape in two tiny towns in Texas and Arizona, neither of which currently enrolls anyone who is transgender.
Texans will be knee-deep in this weekend’s battle for the Libertarian Party presidential nomination. Rhett Smith and Malisia Garcia are among the more than a dozen candidates seeking the opportunity to go head to head with likely presidential nominees Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton.
The Harrold school district, which made headlines in 2008 when it became first U.S. public school district to allow its teachers to carry handguns on campus, is back in the news as a plaintiff in a federal lawsuit against the Obama administration’s transgender bathroom directive.
Texas, joined by 10 other states, filed suit in federal court in Wichita Falls on Wednesday to block a federal directive that instructs school districts to let transgender students use restrooms that correspond with their gender identity, Attorney General Ken Paxton announced Wednesday.
Severe weather spawning numerous tornadoes roiled large stretches of Kansas for a second day Thursday, prompting residents to anxiously watch the skies but causing only scattered damage in rural areas and no injuries or deaths.
Melisa Simon is poised, confident and a hard worker. She's also an immigrant without immigration papers, crossing the U.S. border from Mexico with her family at age 3. She was told by her mother early on that life in her new country would be tough.
A Louisiana man has pleaded guilty to a charge that he preyed on dozens of illegal immigrants in federal detention facilities by promising them legal assistance but taking their money without providing any help.
Soon, passengers zipping along Interstate 35 will see a lusher refuge and more food for bees and butterflies in the hopes of helping the insects boost their declining populations, six states and the Federal Highway Administration announced Thursday.
Federal prosecutors say a 29-year-old Opelousas computer hacker has been sentenced to a year and a day in prison for stealing money, hacking computers and trying to sell information on a hacking forum.
Surveillance video shows a suspect on the north side of the University of Texas football stadium. Austin police are asking for help in identifying the person whom they believe was involved in the death of Haruka Weiser.
Police release video of a suspect in UT student's death
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