Articles Tagged “United States”

  • U-S Requests Release of Vladimir Bacallao from Cuban Jail

    This past July the United States established diplomatic relations with Cuba. So, now that that’s happened, how are things going with human rights in the island nation just south of us? In a state department…

  • Holiday Cooking Hazards

    It’s the time of the year where a lot of time is spent cooking those holiday meals. New Waverly Volunteer Fire Department Captain Jimmy Williams tells us, “Cooking is our number one cause of fires…

  • Prime Minister Netanyahu Speaks To UN

    On Thursday it was obvious, of course, that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was not pleased with the United States’ recent nuclear deal with Iran as he addressed the United Nations General Assembly . .…

  • Pope Visits Castro In Cuba

    Pope Frances met with Fidel Castro this weekend during his visit to Cuba. The visit was described as “intimate and familial.” The meeting which lasted about a half-an-hour followed a mass in Havana’s Revolution Square.…

  • Plot Against Pope Disrupted

    Sunday, on “ABC This Week,” Head of the Homeland Security Committee, Texas Congressman Mike McCaul, said the U-S has “disrupted one particular case” of a plot against Pope Francis in advance to his visit to…

  • Same-Sex Marriage Licenses To Be Issued

    Following the Supreme Court decision making same-sex marriages legal in all 50 states, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton said county clerks in Texas who have religious objections to same-sex marriage can opt out of issuing…

  • “Light It Up Blue”

    Light It Up Blue is dedicated to raising awareness of autism in the U.S. Autism Speaks, an autism research and education organization, announced the launch of the inaugural Light It Up Blue campaign in 2010.…

  • Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl Charged With Desertion

    Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, who was reported to have left his Afghanistan post and later wound up being held by the Taliban for five years, is now being charged with desertion and misbehavior before the enemy.…

  • Cornyn On Taxes

    Recently from the House side of the our legislature in Washington, Representative Kevin Brady emphasized a balanced budget for the United States. Now from the Republican Senate side, Senator John Cornyn follows suit . .…

  • Prime Minister Netahyahu Delivers Powerful Address To Joint Session

    The Prime Minister of Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu, addressed a joint session of congress Tuesday morning and was met with overwhelming applause and acceptance. Several Democrats and Obama administration officials were not in attendance, but news…