The Texas State Comptroller describes herself as "one tough grandma". But Friday afternoon Carole-Keeton-Strayhorn was "one pleased grandma." Keeton-Strayhorn honored J.T. Hutchinson junior high students for their participation in the "Watt Watchers" program. The program encourages students to conserve energy by turning off lights in empty rooms.
Maedegen Elementary students saw their favorite stories come to life Friday. The students celebrated young authors day. They listened to stories from some of their favorite writers. Students also dressed up as characters from the books they've been reading.
Education soared for Preston Smith elementary students Friday. The students learned first hand what it takes to be a helicopter pilot. A local pilot gave the students a tour of his chopper and taught them flight safety.
Facebook says it will release the Russia-backed, potentially illegal election ads that ran on its platform to congressional investigators.
Though the full scope of the investigation is not clear, the information requests make evident at least some of the areas that Mueller and his team of prosecutors intend to look into and also reveal a strong interest in certain of Trump's actions as president.
President Donald Trump says the U.S. will impose additional sanctions on North Korea over the communist country's nuclear weapons buildup.
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has appealed to the international community, especially Russia and China, to stop the spread of nuclear weapons.
Maria hit the island Wednesday morning as a Category 4 storm with 155 mph winds, the strongest hurricane to hit Puerto Rico in over 80 years.