Tyler, Texas - A former preacher at the Lake Highlands Baptist Church in Sulphur Springs, Texas, was sentenced Wednesday to more than 11 years in federal prison for child pornography offenses,

Dallas, Texas - A former Mission Support Specialist (MSS) with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) in Dallas pleaded guilty Thursday to stealing government property.

Washington, DC - The U.S. Department of Education today announced the next step in President Obama's Testing Action Plan a grant competition to help states get the resources they need to innovate and improve the quality of assessments, enhance reporting for parents, educators and other stakeholders, and reduce redundant and ineffective tests in the state and their districts that builds on the plan released in October that sets forth principles and steps to restore the balance on testing in the nation's classrooms.

Washington, DC - Accredited education institutions, nonprofit organizations and NASA centers can join the adventure and challenges of space while helping the agency achieve its exploration goals through the next round of the agency’s CubeSat Launch Initiative (CSLI). Applicants must submit proposals by 4:30 p.m. EST, Nov. 22.

Washington, DC - The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the Texas Association of Business Friday filed a legal challenge to the IRS’s immediately effective Multiple Acquisition Rule, which attempts to prevent certain corporate mergers that are otherwise permitted under the inversion rules under Section 7874 of the Internal Revenue Code.