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Politics Dec 14Beto O’Rourke still undecided as 2020 White House buzz grows
A onetime punk rocker, Beto' O'Rourke became a political star in national liberal circles, raised $80-plus million and came within three percentage points of upsetting Republican Sen. Ted Cruz in 2018.
Economy Dec 13Apple to build $1 billion campus in Austin, expand elsewhere
Apple's investment, which will create at least 5,000 jobs ranging from engineers to call-center agents, adds to a city that has already become a bustling tech hub.
Politics Oct 26Some Texans say voting machines are flipping selections to the other party
The secretary of state's office said Friday that there have been reported issues with Hart eSlate voting machines, which are used in around 30 percent of counties statewide.
Politics Oct 17Trailing in polls, Beto O’Rourke lays into Ted Cruz in Texas debate
Democrat Beto O'Rourke abandoned his usual message of unity and optimism and laid into Ted Cruz, hoping to reverse polls that show him fading against the Republican incumbent during the second debate of a Texas Senate race that's become one…
Nation Jun 27White House faces hard deadline on reunited migrant families
MCALLEN, Texas — The clock is ticking for the Trump administration after a federal judge ordered the thousands of migrant children and parents who were forcibly separated at the Mexican border reunited within 30 days, sooner for youngsters under 5.
Politics Jun 2617 states sue Trump administration over family separations
States, including New York and California, sued the Trump administration Tuesday to force it to reunite the thousands of immigrant children and parents it separated at the border, as pressure mounted to reconnect families more quickly.
Nation Jun 24At hub for border crossings, families spread throughout U.S.
It is not clear how many asylum-seekers are still entering the country, how many are being detained as families, and how many are being released.
Nation Jun 22Immigrant families separated at the border still unsure when they’ll be reunited
Some parents separated from their children struggled to get in touch with youngsters being held in many cases hundreds of miles away, in places like New York and the Chicago area. Some said they didn't even know where their children…
Politics May 22Texas liberal candidate bashed by national Democrats loses
A liberal outsider who founded an activist group against President Donald Trump lost her insurgent bid for a U.S. House seat in Houston on Tuesday night while a Hispanic former sheriff became the first openly gay and Latina nominee for…
Nation Mar 20Investigators suspect FedEx explosion is tied to Austin bombings
A package bomb that authorities believe is linked to the recent string of Austin bombings exploded early Tuesday inside of a FedEx distribution center near San Antonio, leaving one worker with minor injuries.