The designation preserves Avi Kwa Ame in Nevada and Castner Range in Texas from new development. President Biden is also starting the process for a vast new marine sanctuary southwest of Hawaii.
An attorney says a jury's decision that an LSU fraternity pledge's family is entitled to over $6 million for his hazing-related alcohol death sends a powerful message. One of the family's attorneys, Don Cazayoux, said Monday the family of hazing victim Max Gruver is pleased and that the verdict bolsters their campaign against hazing.
The advisory follows the kidnapping of four Americans earlier this month in the city of Matamoros. The state's Department of Public Safety said "cartel activity" made trips to Mexico a "serious risk."
A wrongful death lawsuit filed by a Galveston County man accuses three women of helping his ex-wife obtain abortion pills used to terminate her pregnancy last year.
The lawsuit filed on behalf of five patients who said their lives were put at risk and two physicians asks a state judge to clarify exceptions for medical emergencies under Texas law.
The abduction took place on the streets of Matamoros, Mexico. The FBI is offering a $50,000 reward for the return of the Americans and the arrests of those involved.
In Texas, many uninsured people can access Medicaid if they get pregnant. But 2 months after giving birth, the coverage ends. Advocates say new moms need a full year, to improve maternal health.
Rep. Joaquin Castro, who represents the 20th Congressional District in Texas, said doctors discovered tumors in his gastrointestinal tract last summer, and he had them removed Monday.
Over 260,000 customers in the state were without power on Thursday evening. And one major utility service in the state said it did not know when it would be able to restore power.
On top of the cancellations, another 4,700 flights were delayed nationwide on Monday as Texas and nearby states dealt with freezing temperatures and wintry precipitation.
Supporters of abortion rights have filed separate lawsuits challenging abortion pill restrictions in North Carolina and West Virginia. The lawsuits were filed Wednesday.
The mayor of a Texas border city declared a state of emergency Saturday over concerns about the community's ability to handle an anticipated influx of migrants across the Mexican border.
Wednesday on Political Rewind: Herschel Walker is under scrutiny yet again after new details about his Georgia residence emerged. Former President Barack Obama is visiting Georgia tomorrow to campaign for Sen. Raphael Warnock. Elsewhere: A South Carolina judge rejected Mark Meadows' appeal to avoid testifying in Fulton County.
The mother of one of 19 children killed in the school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, has filed a federal lawsuit against police, the school district and the Georgia-based maker of the gun used in the massacre.
Teachers and administrators, already facing long hours and low pay, now find themselves under pressure from politicians, parents and even their own school districts.