A proposal in the GOP-led Legislature in Texas calls for the state to ignore federal law and court rulings and forgo enforcing national regulations.

State Rep. Cecil Bell’s Texas Sovereignty Act allows for overriding federal laws through the same process as passing a bill. First a legislative committee, then the whole Legislature, would vote for nullification, and then the governor would sign his approval. Read more

Former President Barack Obama was paid $400,000 to speak at A&E Network’s upfronts on Thursday, according to the the New York Post.

The former U.S. president has been facing criticism after it was reported he will receive another $400,000 to speak at a healthcare conference in September. Former President Barack Obama was paid $400,000 to speak at A&E Network’s upfronts on Thursday, Read more

A Mississippi sheriff’s deputy is suing singer R. Kelly, alleging that Kelly had a yearslong affair with his wife that broke up his marriage.

JACKSON, Mississippi — A Mississippi sheriff’s deputy is suing singer R. Kelly, alleging that Kelly had a yearslong affair with his wife that broke up his marriage. Deputy Kenneth Bryant, who married Asia Childress in Mississippi in 2012, filed suit Read more