Pence Aide Out of Running to Be Trump’s Next Chief of Staff
President Donald Trump's top pick to replace chief of staff John Kelly, Nick Ayers, is no longer expected to fill the role.
Lawyer: Houston Mom Accused in Son’s Decapitation ‘Mentally Ill’
The attorney for a Houston woman accused of drowning and decapitating her 5-year-old son says she is a "very mentally ill individual."
Trump Says He’ll Nominate Barr for Attorney General
President Donald Trump says he will nominate William Barr, former President George H.W. Bush's attorney general, to serve in the same role.
Cost to Curb Texas Flooding Over 10 Years Is $31.5B, Agency Reports
The Texas Water Development Board on Thursday released a series of recommendations for lawmakers ahead of the legislative session that begins next month.
School’s Historical Re-enactment Causes Shooting Scare
A South Carolina school conducting re-enacting a pioneer encampment on campus caused a scare that resulted in an alarm being pulled and police responding.
Parents of Us Journalist Missing in Syria Hopeful About Fate
The parents of Austin Tice say they hope the Trump administration will work on releasing their son the same way it did with Americans held in North Korea.
Wisconsin Republicans to Vote on Weakening Governor’s Power
The last lame-duck session in Wisconsin was in 2010 when Democrats tried unsuccessfully to enact labor agreements.
Fraternities, Sororities Sue Harvard Over Single-Sex Rule
Several national fraternities and sororities sued Harvard University Monday over a rule that discourages students from joining single-gender social clubs.
1 Child Dead, 45 People Hurt in Arkansas Charter Bus Crash
Arkansas Children's Hospital in Little Rock said it received 24 patients following the morning crash.
Ukraine Urges German Naval Presence in Black Sea
"We need a strong, unified, unambiguous reaction to Russia's aggressive behavior," Petro Poroshenko told Germany's Funke Media Group.