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Beto O’Rourke Acknowledges involvement with hacking group as a teen, expresses regret for writings

Author: Patrick Svitek, Texas Tribune, Alex Samuels Published: 11:37 AM CDT March 18, 2019 Updated: 11:37 AM CDT March 18, 2019 TEXAS TRIBUNE — Democratic presidential hopeful Beto O’Rourkeacknowledged his involvement with a hacking group during a campaign trip Friday in Iowa and expressed remorse for writings he produced as a member. It was something […]

Court rules AR-15 gun maker can be sued over Sandy Hook shooting

HARTFORD, Conn. — Gun maker Remington can be sued over how it marketed the Bushmaster rifle used to kill 20 children and six educators at Sandy Hook Elementary School in 2012, a divided Connecticut Supreme Court ruled Thursday. Justices issued a 4-3 decision that reinstated a wrongful death lawsuit and overturned a lower court ruling […]

Could you Facebook?

Facebook users around the world reported log-in and posting issues beginning some time Wednesday afternoon. Also affected wer Instagram and Whats.App. The Ennis News first noticed the social media glitch when attempting to update their social media site and was not able to gain access. Facebook acknowledged the outage in a tweet that Wednesday afternoon […]

How switching the clocks can affect your health

Much of the world adjusts their clocks each spring and fall. In the fall, clocks are fixed on standard time, while in the spring they’re moved forward one hour to daylight saving time, or DST. The rationale behind DST has long been based on energy savings, as the demand for electricity to light homes is […]

Tornado Forecasting Improves, but Still Deaths Keep Coming

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sometimes in forecasting tornadoes, you can get everything technically right, and yet it all goes horribly wrong. Three days before the killer Alabama tornado struck, government severe-storm meteorologists cautioned that conditions could be ripe for twisters in the Southeast on Sunday. Then, an hour before the tragedy, they warned that a strong […]

FDA Says Tests Confirm Asbestos in some Claire’s, Justice Makeup

The Food and Drug Administration shared this composition photo of three products from Claire’s that were found to contain asbestos. FDAAuthor: Tegna Published: 4:34 PM CST March 5, 2019 Updated: 5:10 PM CST March 5, 2019 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers not to use certain makeup sold at Claire’s and Justice […]

Prescription drug prices can vary by thousands of dollars depending on where you buy them

CBS NEWS March 5, 2019, 7:46 AM. The price of the same prescription drug can vary by hundreds or even thousands of dollars, depending on where you buy it, according to a new report by the U.S. Public Interest Research Group which surveyed hundreds of pharmacies and found large price differences for identical medications. Nearly […]

Alabama Rescuers Search for the Missing after Tornadoes Kill at Least 23

ENVIRONMENT MARCH 3, 2019 / 6:38 PM / UPDATED 8 MINUTES AGO BEAUREGARD, Ala. (Reuters) – Rescuers in Alabama on Monday dug through the remnants of homes and businesses destroyed by a spate of tornadoes that killed at least 23 people, including children, the deadliest such storms to strike the United States in almost six […]

Court Clears AT&T’s $81B Purchase of Time Warner

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court on Tuesday cleared AT&T’s takeover of Time Warner, rejecting the Trump administration’s claims that the $81 billion deal will harm consumers and reduce competition in the TV industry. The ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington came in the high-stakes competition case, approving one of the […]

Oklahoma Gun Owners Will No Longer Need a License to Openly Carry

WFAA Author: SEAN MURPHY , Associated Press Published: 5:52 AM CST February 28, 2019 Updated: 5:53 AM CST February 28, 2019 OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma residents will be able to openly carry firearms without a background check or training under a bill given final legislative approval Wednesday that quickly became the first signed into law […]

Another Blood Pressure Medication Recalled for Cancer-Causing Impurity

WFAA Author: Suzanne Nuyen, TEGNA Published: 10:03 AM CST February 26, 2019 Updated: 12:03 PM CST February 26, 2019 Macleods Pharmaceuticals Limited is conducting a voluntary recall of one lot of Losartan Potassium/Hydrochlorothiazid combination tablets 100mg/25mg due to trace amounts of a potential cancer-causing impurity. It is the latest in a series of such alerts […]

Roundup Cancer Claim Trial Begins Monday – It’s the Second Trial of Thousands Across the Country Which Claims Monsanto’s Weed Killer Causes Cancer.

Author: SUDHIN THANAWALA , Associated Press Published: 2:07 AM CST February 25, 2019 Updated: 2:13 AM CST February 25, 2019 SAN FRANCISCO — A jury in federal court in San Francisco will decide whether Roundup weed killer caused a California man’s cancer in a trial starting Monday that plaintiffs’ attorneys say could help determine the […]

Computer Issue Temporarily Grounds Southwest Flights Friday Morning

Author: TEGNA Staff Published: 5:29 AM CST February 22, 2019 Updated: 6:10 AM CST February 22, 2019 A computer issue grounded all Southwest Airlines flights for 52 minutes Friday morning. An FAA alert said it was for a computer / processing issue for the ground stop which started at 5:34 a.m. EST. Southwest was responding […]

Pope Demands Bishops Act Now To End Scourge of Sex Abuse

Author: NICOLE WINFIELD , Associated Press Published: 5:17 AM CST February 21, 2019 Updated: 5:23 AM CST February 21, 2019 VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis warned church leaders summoned Thursday to a landmark sex abuse prevention summit that the Catholic faithful are demanding more than just condemnation of the crimes of priests but concrete action […]

O’Rourke Won’t Rule Out Being Vice Presidential Candidate

Author: Associated Press Published: 12:12 PM CST February 20, 2019 Updated: 12:17 PM CST February 20, 2019 EL PASO, Texas — Beto O’Rourke says he hasn’t ruled out being a 2020 vice presidential candidate, even as he plans to decide in the next 10 days if he’ll seek the presidency himself. Answering a question in […]

‘Gripe Water’ Sold for Infants, Adults at Dollar General Recalled for Choking Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C., USA — U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced Friday people should not drink “Baby Gripe Water herbal supplement with organic ginger and fennel extracts” sold at Dollar General due to a choking hazard. The product was recalled due to the presence of an undissolved ingredient, citrus flavonoid. According to a release from the […]

Bernie Sanders Says He’s Running for President in 2020

Author: JUANA SUMMERS , Associated Press, Published: 5:37 AM CST February 19, 2019, Updated: 7:43 AM CST February 19, 2019.WASHINGTON — Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, whose insurgent 2016 presidential campaign reshaped Democratic politics, announced Tuesday that he is running for president in 2020. “Our campaign is not only about defeating Donald Trump,” the 77-year-old self-described […]

Protests Monday Over Trump’s National Emergency Declaration

President Donald Trump speaks during an event in the Rose Garden at the White House to declare a national emergency in order to build a wall along the southern border, Friday, Feb. 15, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci) AP. Author: TEGNA Staff and Associated Press Published: 4:29 AM CST February 18, 2019 Updated: […]

Trump Declares National Emergency for Border Wall Funding

WFAA Author: ALAN FRAM, CATHERINE LUCEY and ZEKE MILLER , Associated Press Published: 12:30 AM CST February 15, 2019 Updated: 10:30 AM CST February 15, 2019 WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump declared a national emergency on Friday to fulfill his pledge to construct a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. Trump said he will use executive […]

Report: Hundreds Abused by Southern Baptist Leaders and Workers

Author: Associated Press Published: 9:24 AM CST February 11, 2019 Updated: 10:59 AM CST February 11, 2019 SAN ANTONIO — Hundreds of Southern Baptist church leaders and workers have been accused of sexual misconduct over the past 20 years, including dozens who returned to church duties, according to a joint investigation by two newspapers. The […]

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