The City of Lubbock offices will be closed next Tuesday for New Year's. So if you get your trash picked up by the city, that will be collected Wednesday instead.
Speaking of New Year's parties, if you can't ring in the new year without a handful of sparklers, you're in luck. Local fireworks stands are already open for business.
The Senate is plunging into full-fledged debate on the Republican effort to demolish the Obama health care law.
President Donald Trump says he will bar transgender individuals from serving "in any capacity" in the armed forces.
Trump's intensifying criticism has fueled speculation that the attorney general may step down even if the president stops short of firing him.
Scientists are building yeast DNA from scratch, a stepping stone toward making new organisms.