Tesla to pay workers’ abortion travel costs after Texas move

Tesla has committed to covering travel-related expenses for employees who are forced to go out of state to have an abortion after Elon Musk’s electric car outfit recently relocated to Texas, where the governor has vowed to outlaw the procedure. Musk has been hailed by conservatives for his pledge to acquire Twitter and alter its … Read more

Brittney Griner chosen as honorary WNBA All-Star starter

NEW YORK (AP) — Brittney Griner will have a place at the WNBA All-Star Game, being named an honorary starter Wednesday by Commissioner Cathy Engelbert. What You Need To Know Griner has been detained in Russia since Feb. 17 after authorities at an airport outside of Moscow said she had vape cartridges containing cannabis oil … Read more

TCU boosts NCAA hopes with 69-66 upset of No. 9 Texas Tech

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Mike Miles and the TCU Horned Frogs needed at least one victory in a stretch of four consecutive games against ranked opponents to help their case for the NCAA Tournament. A second-half rally against No. 9 Texas Tech might have done the trick. Miles scored 26 points, Xavier Cork dunked … Read more

Uvalde school shooting: Mayor accuses Texas law enforcement director of lying, leaking or misleading to avoid blame

CNN — Uvalde Mayor Don McLaughlin on Tuesday slammed the Texas Department of Public Security’s lack of transparency and accused its director, Col. Steven McCraw, of intentionally minimizing his agency’s mistakes in the weeks following the massacre at Robb Elementary School. Col. McCraw has continued to, whether you want to call it lie, leak, mislead … Read more

Texas Republicans declare Biden election illegitimate, despite

Republicans in Texas formally rejected President Joe Biden’s election in 2020 as illegitimate and voted in a state-wide convention that wrapped up this weekend on a party platform that calls homosexuality an “abnormal lifestyle choice.” The party’ embraces of unfounded electoral fraud claims in a bedrock Republican state came as a bipartisan congressional committee seeks … Read more

South Korean pianist Yunchan Lim wins 2022 Cliburn Competition

Yunchan Liman 18-year-old pianist from South Korea, won the Sixteenth Van Cliburn International Piano Competition on June 18 in Fort Worth. Second place went to Anna Geniushene, 31, of Russia; and third place went to Dmytro Choni28, of Urkraine. As the top prize winner, Lim takes home a gold medal, $100,000 cash, international concert bookings … Read more

South Korean pianist Yunchan Lim wins 2022 Cliburn Competition

Yunchan Liman 18-year-old pianist from South Korea, won the Sixteenth Van Cliburn International Piano Competition on June 18 in Fort Worth. Second place went to Anna Geniushene, 31, of Russia; and third place went to Dmytro Choni28, of Urkraine. As the top prize winner, Lim takes home a gold medal, $100,000 cash, international concert bookings … Read more

Texas shooting records could be blocked by legal loophole

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — As public pressure mounts for more information on the deadly Uvalde school shootingsome are concerned that Texas officials will use a legal loophole to block records from being released — even to the victims’ families — once the case is closed. Since the May 24 shooting at a Texas elementary school … Read more

NCAA Baseball Super Regionals: Friday’s Results – The first four games of the Super Regionals were played on Friday; the Big 12 teams went 1-1

The Super Regionals began on Friday with four games. The winners from these Super Regionals will all be in the same bracket next week in Omaha. These four play their games on Friday and Saturday, and on Sunday if necessary. The other four Super Regionals will begin playing on Saturday with games Saturday and Sunday, … Read more