The George W. Bush Presidential Center, which houses Bush's library and museum along with his policy institute, will be dedicated in a ceremony Thursday on the campus of Southern Methodist University. Here are some facts on the center:
First the Republican-led House approved a federal budget that's heavy on spending cuts. Then the Democratic-controlled Senate approved one that leans more toward tax increases. Then at last, President Barack Obama put out his own budget plan, two months late, coming down someplace in between.
Liberals' loud objections to White House proposals for slowing the growth of huge social programs make it clear that neither political party puts a high priority on reducing the deficit, despite much talk to the contrary.
President Barack Obama, U.S. Sen. John Cornyn and Texas Gov. Rick Perry are to speak at a memorial to victims killed in a Central Texas fertilizer plant blast.
Mornings are the hardest for Adrianne Haslet because the 32-year-old professional ballroom dancer forgets at first that her left foot is gone.
On April 17, a massive explosion at a fertilizer plant in West, Texas, leveled part of that small town located some 20 miles north of Waco. Most of the victims were first responders from fire departments in West and other nearby towns that were on the scene trying to control the fire that preceded the blast.
For 40 years, Shirley Moss has lived in the same home in a tiny southeast Missouri town, but as the sandbags piled up yet again, she didn't hesitate when asked if she would take a government buyout.
Presidential campaigns are long in the making, quick to be forgotten. But one part of them lives on for years: the victor's promises.
A movie review of “Mud,” Jeff Nichols’ latest drama, starring Matthew McConaughey as a fugitive helped by two boys to make an escape with his longtime love (Reese Witherspoon).
The Mariners are 8-15 and once again looked just plain flat and disinterested at times.
A Philadelphia jury won't hear from an abortion provider before they weigh charges he killed a woman and four babies.
An eight story building housing garment factories near the Bangladeshi capital collapsed Wednesday, killing at least 161 people. The disaster, just five months after a garment factory fire killed 112 people, has drawn renewed attention to the notoriously unsafe conditions in Bangladesh's $20 billion clothing industry that supplies retailers around the world. The disasters also highlight failings in the retail industry's system of factory audits that are meant to ensure unsafe factories are not used.
Unconventional? It sounds too dismissive of what the Seahawks have accomplished under Pete Carroll and John Schneider.
Supporters of a proposal to overhaul the state’s DUI laws said Wednesday they are focusing on a narrower set of changes and hoping to tackle the issue in an expected special legislative session.
Playing on the offensive line is about as unglamorous as it gets in professional football. Nobody pays much attention to the guys in the...
Seattle police Officer Jim Ritter says the 1970 Plymouth Satellite police cruiser he uses on the job is a great public-relations tool.
A war of subpoenas is being waged between attorneys for Colton Harris-Moore, aka the Barefoot Bandit, and prosecutors in Skagit County.
The former closer, who was not offered a contract after his postseason meltdown last year, returned to the team and got a save for the Tigers.
Speedskater and Federal Way native Apolo Anton Ohno, the most decorated U.S. Winter Olympian, said in multiple reports Wednesday he will not compete in next year's Sochi Olympics.