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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.
Nation Mar 19Austin police chief says fourth bombing shows ‘different level of skill’
Texas' capital city was rocked by the fourth bombing this month, which injured two people and which the police chief says was caused by a tripwire and showed "a different level of skill" than the package bombs used in the…
Nation Mar 12Police say 2 package explosions in Austin are linked
Investigators believe a package bomb that killed a teenager and wounded a woman in Austin, Texas, on Monday is linked to a similar bombing that killed a man elsewhere in the city this month, and they're considering whether race was…
Politics Mar 07Democrats, women candidates score big in Texas primaries
Women running for Congress surged to big wins and Democrats smashed recent turnout levels in Texas' first-in-the-nation 2018 primary elections, giving Republicans a potential glimpse of what's ahead in the first midterms under President Donald Trump.
Politics Nov 15Republican governors gather amid party setbacks, turmoil
AUSTIN, Texas — Republicans who control two-thirds of the nation’s governorships are gathering this week in America’s largest red state, in part to strategize about how to maintain their political dominance.
Politics Oct 21Appeal for hurricane aid backed by former presidents raises $31 million
All five living former U.S. presidents attended a concert Saturday night in a Texas college town, raising money for relief efforts from Hurricane Harvey.
Politics Aug 08A new low: Texas Democrats don’t have candidate for governor
After high-profile candidates lost decisively in the last two elections, the Texas Democratic Party now finds itself in unprecedented territory for the 2018 ballot: with no major candidate to run.