In 1997, Duane Edward Buck was sentenced to die after he was convicted of killing two people and wounding a third in Houston, Texas. The Supreme Court will hear oral arguments today to decide whether Buck received a fair trial.
By Will Weissert, Associated Press
Texas is back in federal court yet again defending one of the nation's strictest voter ID laws — this time against charges that the state is violating its own recent agreement to soften the rules ahead of the November election.
By Joshua Barajas
The family of Sandra Bland, the 28-year-old black woman who died while in police custody, has reached a $1.9 million settlement in the wrongful death lawsuit, the family's attorney said Thursday.
The family of Ahmed Mohamed, who was handcuffed by police and suspended after bringing a homemade clock to school, announced Monday they had filed a lawsuit against city and school officials.
By Sergio Bustos and Nicholas Riccardi, Associated Press
Many Hispanic families have an immense personal stake in what happens on Election Day, but despite large numbers, Hispanics often can't vote, aren't registered to vote, or simply choose to sit out.
By Jim Vertuno, Associated Press
Supporters of the campus carry law say its impact is overstated, because most students won't be legally allowed to carry concealed weapons.
By Lauren Silverman, KERA
For decades, people have struggled to figure out why Charles Whitman stuck his rifle over the edge of the clock tower at the University of Texas at Austin and started shooting.
Monday marked the day a new Texas law went into effect, allowing people with concealed carry permits to bring their handguns onto certain areas of Texas public universities.
The hot air balloon crash happened around 7:40 a.m. local time, and the Federal Aviation Administration and National Transportation Safety Board are investigating the scene.
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Wednesday, a federal appeals court struck down a Texas law that required voters to provide one of seven forms of identification. Also, the Turkish government is set to impose new emergency measures for the next three…
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