University Of Texas Concludes Probe Of State Senator Accused Of Sending Lewd Texts To Student
The University of Texas has concluded its investigation into state Sen. Charles Schwertner, finding the "available evidence" does not prove the Austin-area Republican sent...
4 hours ago - Newsweek
Bipartisan Senate Vote Moves Sweeping Criminal Justice Reform Bill One Step Closer to Law
The Senate, on Tuesday, voted in favor of sweeping criminal justice reform aimed at lowering the number of people in America's prisons and reducing recidivism. The 87-to-12...
6 hours ago - Slate - 3 articles
ICE Director Homan Blasts Congress for Not Closing Caravan Loopholes
Former Acting ICE Director Thomas Homan said Tuesday on "The Ingraham Angle" that if Republicans and Democrats in Congress closed "loopholes" in the law that allow for "catch...
6 hours ago - FOX News
The Senate Just Passed a Major Criminal Justice Bill. But the Fight's Not Over Just Yet
In a surprise end-of-the-year move, the Senate late Tuesday passed a sweeping and bipartisan rewrite of the nation's criminal code with 87 votes in favor of the most ambitious...
6 hours ago - Time - 2 articles
Battle over e-scooters building as city council considers possible new rules
Do you scoot around San Jose? The city council is considering a new ordinance that would implement new rules on e-scooters in the city.
8 hours ago - ABC
Bipartisan Criminal Justice Bill Closer To Becoming Law After Senate Approval
The Senate voted in favor of legislation that would reduce sentences for some drug crimes and offer training programs for prisoners. (Image credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
8 hours ago - NPR - 3 articles
Google and Facebook Will Pay $450K for Violating Washington State Campaign Law
Google and Facebook have agreed to pay $455,000 to settle allegations that they failed to keep proper records about who was paying for campaign ads on their sites, Washington...
8 hours ago - Time - 3 articles
State's nunchaku ban unconstitutional, federal court says
Decades-old law prohibiting nunchakus in this state has been deemed unconstitutional.
9 hours ago - WLKY
Law firm says stretch of highway in Independence is the deadliest in Missouri
A large number of the cases in this area involve distracted driving
9 hours ago - KMBC
Texas AG, universities face suit over Israel boycott law
DALLAS - The American Civil Liberties Union of Texas on Tuesday filed a lawsuit over a state law requiring contractors to certify they do not boycott Israel, arguing the law...
9 hours ago - My Sanantonio - 2 articles
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Senate overwhelmingly passes criminal justice overhaul
The Senate has passed a sweeping criminal justice bipartisan overhaul, giving President Donald Trump a victory as Congress nears its holiday break.
'I thought I was a goner': Rare tornado damages homes in Washington state
A strong tornado touched down in Washington state, heavily damaging several homes and toppling trees.
Ex-NASA engineer creates glitter bomb trap for package thieves
Porch pirates have been hit with glitter and fart spray, thanks to these fake delivery boxes.
Actress and director Penny Marshall dies at 75
Ms. Marshall starred in “Laverne & Shirley” before directing movies such as “Big” and “A League of Their Own.”
Trump administration moves to ban bump stocks
The regulation will go into effect 90 days after it is formally published in the Federal Register, which is expected to happen on Friday, a Justice Department official said.
To avoid shutdown, White House says Trump willing to work with Congress over...
The White House proposed Congress approve a $5 billion budget to start the border wall.
Judge delays sentencing of former Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn
President Donald Trump's former national security adviser Michael Flynn will not be sentenced Tuesday.
Wagner scores twice as Kings end Jets' win streak, 4-1
LOS ANGELES - Austin Wagner scored twice and the Los Angeles Kings snapped a four-game losing streak Tuesday night with a 4-1 victory over the Winnipeg Jets. Alex Iafallo and...
'We get our own beds': Couple adopts 7 siblings after fostering some of them...
Instead of focusing on retirement, this couple has decided to invest in the lives of seven siblings.
'God healed Roxli': 11-year-old girl's inoperable brain tumor vanishes...
“We didn't know how long she would be healthy and, look at her, she's just doing awesome,” the girl's dad said.