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Snowden To Speak At South by Southwest

South by Southwest (SXSW) announced Tuesday that NSA leaker Edward Snowden will be speaking at the festival.

03/04/2014

A group of Texas county commissioners accidentally voted unanimously to approve monetary slavery reparations for American-Americans whose ancestors were enslaved in the U.S. (Credit: Thinkstock)

Okla. Lawmakers Propose Ban On All Marriages In Response To Gay Marriage Rulings

Oklahoma lawmakers are considering legislation to ban all marriages in the state, if only as a move to keep same-sex marriage illegal while satisfying the U.S. Constitution.

01/27/2014

An atheist group’s lawsuit filed this week alleges that not only is the State of Oklahoma’s display of the Ten Commandments on Capitol grounds unconstitutional, but that the majority of each of the Judeo-Christian commandments are themselves in violation of the US Constitution.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Atheist Lawsuit: Majority Of The Ten Commandments Violate US Constitution

An atheist group’s lawsuit filed this week alleges that not only is the State of Oklahoma’s display of the Ten Commandments on Capitol grounds unconstitutional, but that the majority of each of the Judeo-Christian commandments are themselves in violation of the US Constitution.

01/15/2014

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Feds Announce Test Sites For Drone Aircraft

Texas to be among 6 states that will host testing facilities.

01/01/2014

Jason PIckel and Darren Black Bear become the first openly gay married couple in Oklahoma by holding the ceremony on tribal land. (Getty Images)

In Some States, Gays Fight For Right To Divorce

Lauren Beth Czekala-Chatham wants to force Mississippi, one of the America’s most conservative states, to recognize her same-sex marriage. She hopes to do so by getting a divorce.

12/01/2013

A south Texas school district  will allow a teen who grew up female but now identifies as male to wear a tuxedo in the high school annual photo. (Getty Images)

Transgender Texas Student’s Tuxedo Photo Approved

A South Texas school district reversed course on Friday, saying it will allow a photo of a transgender student wearing a tuxedo to appear in the teen’s high school yearbook.

11/16/2013

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Woman Claims She Was Vaginally, Anally Probed By Federal Agents

A New Mexico woman claims she was vaginally and anally probed by federal agents when crossing into El Paso from Juarez, Mexico.

11/12/2013

An Oklahoma Muslim leader says he's been banned from speaking at a police training event. (Getty Images)

Oklahoma Muslim Leader Says He’s Banned From Police Seminar

The head of a Muslim advocacy group in Oklahoma said he has been banned from attending a police training seminar at the state Capitol that the group says includes speakers who have engaged in anti-Muslim rhetoric.

11/01/2013

Pro-choice demonstrators wave signs. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Groups Sue To Halt Key Parts Of Texas Abortion Law

More than a dozen women’s health providers have filed a federal lawsuit to block key provisions of a new abortion law that threw the Texas Legislature into chaos as it was approved.

09/27/2013

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Texas Trooper In Chopper Shooting Returns To Work

The Texas trooper who fired on a fleeing pickup truck from a helicopter near the U.S.-Mexico border, killing two illegal immigrants hiding in the bed, has returned to work.

11/02/2012

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