World / Politics Sep 11, 2017

No talk of ousting U.S. House Speaker Ryan: key GOP conservative

U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan, a leading House conservative, said on Sunday that fellow conservatives are not discussing replacing Speaker Paul Ryan despite unhappiness with the way Republican leaders handled last week's debt ceiling increase that included no fiscal reforms. Many Republicans are unhappy with the ...

Chemical plant blasts spark new worry in storm-soaked Texas

World Sep 1, 2017

Chemical plant blasts spark new worry in storm-soaked Texas

Explosions at a chemical plant near Houston posed a fresh worry for storm-battered Texas on Thursday while rescuers searched block-by-block for survivors of Hurricane Harvey and the death toll rose to 35 people. The explosions in Crosby, Texas, were the latest consequence of the historic ...