Texas - The Supreme Court is considering an appeal that would block the execution of a Texas man.
Former Texas Tech student Vaughn Ross is set to die today for a 2001 double murder.
He was convicted for shooting a university dean and an 18-year-old woman who was with him in a car.
Ross' attorneys say lawyers at his trial and in earlier stages of his appeals were deficient and his case should be reviewed.
Larry Nassar, 54, pleaded guilty to assaulting seven people, but the sentencing hearing has been open to anyone who said they were a victim.
Some conservative state lawmakers who have resisted expanding Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act are re-thinking that stance now that the Trump administration is allowing work requirements for low-income recipients.
Guillermo del Toro's lavish monster romance "The Shape of Water" will vie for the most Oscar nominations Tuesday, but just as much attention may be focused on categories where women could history.
A magnitude 8.2 earthquake off Alaska's Kodiak Island prompted a tsunami warning for a large swath of coastal Alaska and Canada's British Columbia while the remainder of the U.S. West Coast was under a watch.
A classmate says the oldest of the 13 California siblings who authorities said were imprisoned by their parents was frail, smelly and picked on as a grade school student in Texas.