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Health Aug 05‘We are no less American.’ Deaths pile up on Texas border
The U.S. failure to contain the pandemic has been laid bare in the Rio Grande Valley in South Texas.
Health Jun 27As cases surge in US, rural areas seeing increases as well
Many rural counties in states including California, Arkansas, Missouri, Kansas, Texas and Florida have seen their confirmed cases more than double in a week, from June 19 to Friday, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University.
Nation Jun 26Governors who quickly reopened backpedal as virus surges
An alarming resurgence of coronavirus infections across the country has some governors retreating to measures they previously resisted.
Economy Jun 12Some states hit pause, others press on amid spike in virus
Utah and Oregon have hit the pause button, putting any further reopenings of their economies on hold amid a spike in coronavirus cases. But there is no turning back in such states as Texas, California, Arkansas and Arizona despite flashing…
Politics Mar 31Judges temporarily block abortion bans in Texas, Ohio, Alabama amid virus
Federal judges on Monday temporarily blocked efforts in Texas and Alabama to ban abortions during the coronavirus pandemic, handing Planned Parenthood and other abortion providers a victory as clinics across the U.S. filed lawsuits to stop states from trying to…
Health Mar 25Abortion providers sue Texas over virus outbreak order
Abortion providers accused Republican leaders in Texas of exploiting the pandemic for politics after Gov. Greg Abbott on Sunday halted nonessential surgeries in order to free up medical supplies to fight COVID-19, the disease caused by the virus.
Politics Mar 04Biden wins Texas primary in resounding Super Tuesday finish
Joe Biden ended a triumphant Super Tuesday with a narrow victory in Texas. The win capped a resounding and resurgent Super Tuesday across the South for the former vice president, who won at least nine states, but none was bigger…
Politics Jan 03Castro’s exit is the latest blow to diversity of 2020 field
Thursday, Julián Castro, the only Latino in the race, called it quits.
Politics Jan 02Castro drops out of Democratic presidential race
Former Obama housing secretary Julián Castro is ending his run for president.
Nation Dec 31Judge orders Alex Jones to pay $100,000 in Sandy Hook case
Jones is being ordered to pay the legal fees in a defamation lawsuit brought by the parents of a 6-year-old who was among the 26 people killed in the Newtown, Connecticut, attack at an elementary school.