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5 Best Beach Towns In Texas

A visit to the Texas Coast is a great way to stay cool over the summer.

07/22/2015

Supporters applaud as same-sex couple Sandy Stier (2R) and Kris Perry (R) prepare to get married at San Francisco City Hall by California Attorney General Kamala Harris on June 28, 2013 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Texas Judge Says He’ll Marry Gay Couples If He Can Shame Them First

A Texas judge believes he may have found a clever way to wed gay couples without sacrificing his anti same-sex marriage stance.

07/14/2015

Rick Imirowicz (L) and his husband Terrance Health hold hands to pose for a videographer after their wedding ceremony at All Souls Unitarian Church on the first day same-sex couples are legal to wed under a new law March 9, 2010 in Washington, DC. The District of Columbia has become the sixth in the nation to recognize same-sex marriage. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Texas’ AG: State Workers Can Deny Same-Sex Marriage Licenses Over Religious Objections

Texas’ conservative Republican Attorney General Ken Paxton called the Supreme Court decision giving same-sex couples the right to marry a “lawless ruling” and said state workers can cite their religious objections in denying marriage licenses.

06/28/2015

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Texas Televangelist Joel Osteen Spreads Message Of Tolerance During Visit To Bay Area

Texas televangelist Joel Osteen told KPIX 5 there needs to be a movement of understanding when he was in San Francisco.

06/16/2015

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Silicon Valley Exodus Is Real, Even Techies Can’t Afford The Bay Area Anymore

After years of techies and start ups flocking to Silicon Valley, now they are flocking away, for better pay and more affordable places to live.

05/26/2015

Quarterback Colin Kaepernick #7 of the San Francisco 49ers looks to pass against the Denver Broncos during a preseason game at Levi's Stadium on August 17, 2014 in Santa Clara, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Colin Kaepernick Deletes Instagram Post About Texas Flood After Criticism

Now, As he looks to improve his on-field performance in 2015, his Instagram game might also need some improvement, at least, after today where he quickly posted & deleted what many perceived to be a jab at the city of Houston, TX after it was hit by severe flooding overnight.

05/26/2015

Flooding Road in Healdsburg

Flooding In Texas, Oklahoma Fueling Hope That California’s Drought Will Soon End

Years of extreme drought may be coming to an end in Texas and Oklahoma as heavy rains caused deadly flooding, and it’s fueling hope that California’s drought may soon come to an end as well.

05/25/2015

Sea surface temperature in the equatorial Pacific Ocean. El Niño is characterized by unusually warm temperatures and La Niña by unusually cool temperatures in the equatorial Pacific. Anomalies represent deviations from normal temperature values, with unusually warm temperatures shown in red and unusually cold anomalies shown in blue. (NOAA)

Strengthening El Nino Brings Drought-Drenching Rain To Texas, California May Be Next

There’s a strong chance the rain that’s drenching Texas and the Southern Plains will be heading to California if the current El Nino pattern continues to strengthen.

05/19/2015

An event in Garland on Sunday night took a deadly turn as two suspects began firing shots outside of the Curtis Culwell Center during a Muhammad art exhibit in Dallas, TX. (CBS News)

2 Gunmen Killed After Shooting At Muhammad Art Contest In Dallas

Two gunmen were killed Sunday after opening fire on a security officer outside a provocative contest for cartoon depictions of Prophet Muhammad in Texas, and a bomb squad was called in to destroy their vehicle as a precaution, authorities said.

05/04/2015

AirBnb Bans Host Who Evicted Gay Couple From Texas Home

AirBnb has banned a host who allegedly kicked a same-sex couple out of a home they rented in Texas shortly after discovering they were gay.

04/30/2015

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