The state's system of distributing local property taxes is 'undeniably imperfect' but constitutional, the Texas Supreme Court said Friday, striking down a ruling that sided with hundreds of school districts.
Without any scientific basis for establishing legal limits, lawmakers and police are left to improvise.
Following an online petition and lobbying campaign, the House and Senate approved a bill Wednesday to restore eligibility for former Women Airforce Service Pilots to have their ashes placed at Arlington National Cemetery.
A directive from Obama administration obliges public schools to allow transgender students to use the facilities that match their chosen gender identity.
The war on terror has swung between full-scale war and avoiding quagmires. In the fight against ISIS, Obama and the Pentagon are seeking a new model.
An increase in unemployment applications is often seen as a proxy for layoffs. But economists argue that it is too early to be concerned, saying that the labor market is still strong.
The US House of Representatives plans to vote this week on a series of opioid abuse bills. One is aimed at helping veterans, who have been disproportionately affected by the opioids abuse epidemic.
Twitter has become a fertile forum to discuss and raise awareness about social justice issues. One hashtag is highlighting the tolls of emotional abuse.
A record decline in the US for the average rate for a 30-year mortgage comes amid declining homeownership and a middle class that is increasingly migrating to either upper or lower income groups.
A new report suggests that bullying should be treated as a 'serious public health problem.'
A federal court is reexamining whether a civilian contractor can be sued for incidents of torture or whether the US military was ultimately responsible.
A bill seeking to better support babies born with a dependency on opioid drugs has passed unanimously in the US House of Representatives.
A 50-mile, high-speed police chase Wednesday ended in Nashua, N.H. Critics say the risks of high-speed pursuits often outweigh the benefits of an arrest.