Former President George HW Bush and wife Barbara hospitalized in Texas

Former president was admitted to intensive care unit for respiratory problem, and his wife was hospitalized as precaution after fatigue and coughing George HW Bush has been admitted to an intensive care unit and his wife, Barbara, was hospitalized as a precaution, in accordance with his spokesman. The former chairwoman was admitted to the ICU…

‘Inaction is not an option’: anti-gun activists fight the odds in gun-loving Texas

Activists pledge to do everything they can in the wake of Santa Fe but even modest proposals have been met with resistance Marcel McClinton was napping in his hotel room the Sunday after a shattering 48 hours following the latest US school shooting, when a text message flashed on his phone. It read:” I’m a…

Zika virus: Texas and Florida airports at highest risk to receive infected travelers

Boston and New York airports next on list of US airports with greatest number of passengers arriving from areas with confirmed cases of the infectious disease Airports in Florida and Texas are at the highest risk to receive more passengers with the Zika virus in the coming months, according to researchers with a grant from…

Lawsuit attempts release of detained 10 -year-old Texas girl with cerebral palsy

Rosa Maria Hernandez has been in custody at a shelter in San Antonio since she was discharged by a hospital following gallbladder surgery A lawsuit has been filed trying the immediate release of a disabled 10 -year-old girl detained by the US Border Patrol after she went through a checkpoint on the way to hospital…

GOP Shows Small Shift on Gun Legislation After Texas Massacre

A Senate Republican chairman scheduled a rare gun-control hearing next week after a GOP leader from Texas said he’s willing to work with Democrat to shut gaps in national background checks for pistol purchasers. Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley of Iowa said Tuesday his panel on Nov. 14 will discuss regulation of handgun accessories, such…

Texas Republican Wants to Out LGBT Kids in School

A Tea Party lawmaker would mandate educators tell parents about a student’s gender identity–even if the kid wants to keep it secret. The potential for abuse, and worse, is massive.”> AMARILLO, TexasA Republican lawmaker has introduced a bill to force teachers and other school faculty to out LGBT students to their families, even if a…

Guns in Texas psychiatric hospital could harm patients, proponents say

Mental health proponents push back against states new open carry statute, arguing presence of pistols could negative impact therapy or increase suicide rates Mental health advocates have denounced Texas new firearms statute for letting the open carry of handguns in nation psychiatric hospitals, arguing it could negatively impact patients therapies and could lead to an…