(TEXAS) -- Texas legislators are heading into their third special session Monday with several controversial topics on the agenda, including transgender student participation in sports and gender-affirming health care for trans youth. Lawmakers will consider banning transgender students from playing on interscholastic teams that align with their gender identity.... Read More.
The Country Music Association’s CMA Summer Jam kicked off the first night of a two-day country music party on Tuesday, with acts like Carly Pearce, Cole Swindell, Blake Shelton, Gwen Stefani and Luke Bryan taking the stage at Nashville’s Ascend Amphitheater. But fans got a... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) — For the second time since May, Texas House Democrats will break quorum in protest against state Republicans' push to revise the election and voting laws in the Lone Star State. The much-speculated move was officially announced by Democrats Monday afternoon, a day before... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) — As part of his effort to get out in front of a politically sensitive issue, President Joe Biden on Monday convened a meeting with Attorney General Merrick Garland, law enforcement leaders and elected officials to discuss rising crime rates across the country. Glancing... Read More.
(AUSTIN, Texas) -- The Texas legislature began an overtime special session this week to address a slate of priority issues outlined by Republican Gov. Greg Abbott, including a renewed effort to address "election integrity." On Saturday, both chambers will hold overlapping hearings with testimony... Read More.
Roger Hawkins, a drummer who played on many memorable records as part of the soulful Muscle Shoals, Alabama, collective of session musicians known as "The Swampers," died Thursday, May 20, at the age of 75. The Muscle Shoals Music Foundation announced Hawkins' passing on its... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden is no stranger to the State of the Union and joint addresses to Congress after 36 years in the Senate and eight years as vice president, but Wednesday night, he finally got to deliver one of his own --... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden is set to lay out his policy agenda and provide an update to the nation in his first address to a joint session of Congress on Wednesday night. Biden gave a preview of his speech to ABC News' David Muir... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Throughout his nearly 50 years in Washington, Joe Biden has attended his fair share of State of the Union and joint addresses under eight different presidents -- as a senator for 36 years and vice president for eight. On Wednesday night, Biden will... Read More.
(TALLAHASSE, Fla.) -- Following the first recent election cycle where Democrats outpaced Republicans in voting-by-mail, lawmakers in Florida are working down to the wire to make changes to state voting laws. The Florida Senate passed a bill Monday that, in part, limits the use of... Read More.
Fleetwood Mac drummer Mick Fleetwood is among the artists and celebrities that will be featured speakers at the virtual 2021 edition of the annual South by Southwest Festival, dubbed SXSW Online 2021, which is scheduled for March 16-20. Fleetwood... Read More.