Flores Becomes 5th Texas GOP Congressman Retiring in 2020
Five-term Texas Rep. Bill Flores won't run for re-election in 2020, becoming the state's fifth Republican congressman to say he's leaving.
Hong Kong Withdraws Extradition Bill That Sparked Protests
activists rejected the decision as insufficient and vowed not to yield until the government accepts other demands including greater democracy.
Texas Teams With Bumble to Crack Down on ‘Cyber Flashing’
Texas is teaming with dating app Bumble to crack down on people who send unsolicited nude images on apps and elsewhere in cyberspace.
Jim Leavelle, Lawman at Lee Harvey Oswald’s Side, Dies at 99
Jim Leavelle, captured in one of history's most iconic images as he escorted President John F. Kennedy's assassin moments before he was fatally shot, has died.
Woman Who Claimed Texas Attack Was Hoax Deemed Set for Trial
A woman who confronted the pastor of a church where worshippers were gunned down and claiming it was a hoax has been deemed competent to stand trial.
Trump Claims Serious Trade Negotiations With China to Begin
Trump expressed his optimism about China hours after he sent mixed messages on the tariff war.
G7 Leaders Vow to Help Brazil Fight Fires, Repair Damage
Brazil's federal police will investigate reports that farmers in the state of Para had called for "a day of fire" to ignite fires Aug. 10.
Trump Vows Response As China Plans Tariffs on $75B US Goods
The POTUS called on U.S. companies with operations in China to consider an alternative place to do business after Beijing announced retaliatory tariffs Friday.
Texas Governor Expresses Concern About Private Gun Sales
Lawmakers are being pressured to respond quickly to the El Paso shooting, but Greg Abbott signaled that Texas would take a long and careful look at gun laws.
China Announces Tariff Hike on $75 Billion of US Products
Tariffs of 10% and 5% will take effect on two batches of goods on Sept. 1 and Dec. 15.