HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Tim McGraw is defending his decision to headline a Connecticut concert to benefit a Sandy Hook group, responding to critics who call it a gun control fundraiser.

April 19, 2015 - 12:36am

Frenship's Alia Gill was selected as one of 100 finalists from around the world for the FIRST Tech Challenge Dean's List Award.

April 16, 2015 - 4:11pm

JACKSON, Miss. — Jeb Bush said Thursday he will make up his mind "in relatively short order" whether to seek the Republican nomination for president in 2016....

April 16, 2015 - 12:54pm

AUSTIN The Texas Senate has voted to make skipping school no longer a criminal offense for students, following lengthy, sometimes testy debate. Houston Democratic Sen. John Whitmire's proposal passed 26-5 Wednesday and now heads to the House.

April 16, 2015 - 12:36am

Frenship ISD had 26 seventh-grade students receive state recognition in the 2015 Duke Talent Identification Program.

April 16, 2015 - 12:05am

RICHMOND, Texas (AP) — A Houston-area teacher has quit after being accused of giving students anti-Muslim documents during class. The Lamar Consolidated Independent School District on Tuesday night announced the educator's resignation. His name wasn't immediately released....

April 15, 2015 - 10:52am

AUSTIN - With seven weeks left, the real wrangling in Republican Gov. Greg Abbott's first session now begins. That's because the Senate on Tuesday approved a new spending blueprint for Texas: a $211.

April 15, 2015 - 12:21am

Texas Tech to host International Week Faculty, staff and students at Texas Tech will participate in several events today through Friday, April 17, to celebrate the different cultures around the world.

April 14, 2015 - 10:13am

The Lubbock County Commissioners met on Monday, and approved the installation of another pipeline and fiber Internet for the Lubbock County Detention Center.

April 14, 2015 - 12:16am

GOLDSBORO, N.C. - A 20-year-old former community college student fatally shot a campus print shop director who had recently fired him, just as his old boss arrived for work Monday morning, school officials and authorities said.

April 14, 2015 - 12:03am