- Austin-based bar accused of discrimination to make changes Updated: Jul-01-15 8:08 am
DALLAS - An Austin-based bar has agreed to make changes to its business practices to end a federal investigation into alleged discrimination.
- Bus driver fired after taped texting behind wheel Updated: Jun-30-15 6:56 am
PHILADELPHIA - A bus driver has been fired after a passenger videotaped him texting on the New Jersey Turnpike while driving between Philadelphia and New York City.
- Mississippi bans text-and-drive, repeals inspection sticker Updated: Jun-29-15 4:16 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - Several new laws in Mississippi will affect people's everyday lives, including their driving habits. Here's a look at some proposals approved by the Legislature during the 2015 session and signed into law by Republican Gov. Phil Bryant:
- Obama says US racism 'not cured,' makes point with epithet Updated: Jun-22-15 7:42 pm
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama says the history of slavery and segregation is "still part of our DNA" in the United States, even if racial epithets no longer show up in polite conversation. He uttered the N-word in making his point.
- Natrona County trustees approve new school policies Updated: Jun-10-15 12:12 pm
CASPER, Wyoming - The Natrona County School District has approved two new policies that will take effect when students return to school this fall.
- High school student protests dress code in yearbook quote Updated: Jun-04-15 12:36 pm
LOS ANGELES - A California student's yearbook quote protesting the dress code at her school is approaching 100,000 interactions online.
- Colorado State Patrol cracks down on distracted driving Updated: Jun-04-15 9:33 am
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado - As part of a yearlong campaign to eradicate distracted driving, Colorado State Patrol is increasing enforcement of the no texting law and adding patrols to look for distracted drivers.
- Rapides school board makes decision on dress code changes Updated: Jun-04-15 6:40 am
ALEXANDRIA, Louisiana - Rapides Parish students - boys and girls - can wear their hair as long as they like next year as long as it is neat, clean and does not draw "undue attention."
- Wal-Mart to let workers add denim pants to work wardrobe Updated: Jun-03-15 4:23 pm
FAYETTEVILLE, Arkansas - Wal-Mart is hoping denim pants will raise the spirits of its more than 1.2 million U.S. store workers.