State Sen. Wendy Davis, who became a hero to the left when she filibustered a restrictive abortion bill, is running for governor of Texas. Now she faces charges that some aspects of her biography are misleading.
A Texas judge has ordered hospital authorities to remove life-support devices from Marlise Muñoz, a pregnant woman who has been declared 'brain-dead.' It's an important test of laws written to protect unborn children.
Though Secretary of State John Kerry encouraged Texas Governor Rick Perry to grant convicted murderer Edgar Tamayo a stay from execution, the U.S. Supreme Court denied such a stay on Wednesday. Kerry has said that executing Tamayo, who is Mexican, might make trouble for Americans abroad.