Tag: Texas

Touring Annandale: Former White House Social Secretary Linda Faulkner Reveals the Artistic Wonders Inside Her Texas Home

Our house has brought together two people—my husband and myself—along with 17th-, 18th-, and early 19th-century hand-water-colored prints of flora and fauna from around the world, which decorate our walls today. They speak of the glory of God’s creation. Gilbert and I met in Washington, D.C., during the Ronald Reagan administration. He was working on…


Texas Decides to Investigate Bar for Hosting Drag Show for Children

The Texas gay bar that hosted a racy drag queen dance show for children as young as five years old is under investigation by the state comptroller. The Texas agency, which oversees the collection of tax revenues, said it is looking into the possibility that Mr. Misster Dallas bar should pay the state’s Sexually Oriented…


Texas School Pulls Bible, Adaptation of Anne Frank Diary, and Sexually Explicit Books From Libraries

A Texas school has removed books “replete with graphic, gratuitous, sexually-explicit content,” including depictions of incest, rape, and homosexuality, that are on a list of challenged books which also includes an illustrated adaptation of Anne Frank’s diary and the Bible. The issue came to light on Wednesday when a staff member from Keller Independent School District…


Texas Executes Man for Slaying of Dallas Real Estate Agent

HUNTSVILLE, Texas—Texas on Wednesday put to death a man who fatally stabbed a suburban Dallas real estate agent more than 16 years ago, the second execution this year in the state. Kosoul Chanthakoummane, 41, received a lethal injection at the state penitentiary in Huntsville and was pronounced dead at 6:33 p.m. He was condemned for…


Texas University Ends Climate Cooperation With China, Citing Security Risks

Universities in China and Texas are no longer working together over national security concerns. But was the United States aiding China’s navy? China is Washington’s number one national security threat, or is it? We look at new data on the U.S. stance. Made in Mexico or Made in China? Some Chinese companies are branching out…


Vietnam War Veteran: Surviving Hanoi Hilton as Prisoner of War for Over 6 Years

A Vietnam Air Force pilot tells his story of surviving Hotel Hanoi as a prisoner of war. His F-4 was shot down by SAM missiles, landing at Hanoi Hilton, where American soldiers were kept as POWs. Retired Lieutenant Colonel Barry Bridger is retelling a story of hope, remembering how he and others survived in the…


Vietnam War Veteran: Surviving Hanoi Hilton as POW for Over 6 Years

A Vietnam Air Force pilot tells his story of surviving Hotel Hanoi as a prisoner of war. His F-4 was shot down by SAM missiles, landing at Hanoi Hilton, where American soldiers were kept as POWs. Retired Lieutenant Colonel Barry Bridger is retelling a story of hope, remembering how he and others survived in the…


US Naval Training Aircraft Crashes in Texas, No Injuries Reported

A U.S. naval training exercise ended in a crash Tuesday as an instructor pilot was approaching a Texas air station, Navy officials said. The pilot was flying a T–45 Goshawk and approaching Naval Air Station (NAS) Kingsville at about noon on Aug. 16. “The aircraft went down in an empty field just north of the airfield….


Half of Texans Blame Biden for Soaring Inflation: Survey

Nearly 50 percent of Texans believe President Joe Biden and Congress are responsible for the soaring inflation, according to a new survey by The Dallas Morning News and the University of Texas at Tyler. According to the survey, 48 percent of respondents blamed Biden and Congress for inflation and the rising cost of living, including 75 percent of Republicans. Another…


Capitol Report (Aug. 15): Trump Says FBI Seizes His Passports; Sen. Graham Called to Testify in Election Case

Former President Donald Trump says the FBI seized his three passports during the Mar-a-Lago raid. Meanwhile, the White House says the raid wasn’t political. Congressman Greg Steube weighs in on the latest coming from the FBI raid on Mar-a-Lago. He also reflects on the Afghanistan withdrawal, one year after 13 Marines were killed in Kabul….