Former Texas Rep. Beto O’ Rourke burst onto the national stage when he came close to defeating Republican Sen. Ted Cruz in the 2018 midterms. Now running for the Democratic presidential nomination, O’Rourke is emphasizing his ability to bring together…
By Nomaan Merchant, Associated Press
Under current plans for the border wall, one 19th century cemetery could be lost entirely. Some graves would have to be exhumed; others without a headstone might be paved over.
By Jim Vertuno, Associated Press
Lawmakers in gun-loving Texas have quietly gone around the National Rifle Association by slipping language into a massive spending bill that would fund a $1 million public safety campaign on gun storage.
By Kirsty Johansen, Zachary Green, Ivette Feliciano
Texas made headlines in 2016 after a study claimed the state had the worst maternal mortality rate in the developed world. The study's numbers turned out to be inflated, but Texas still has one of the most concerning maternal mortality…
By Associated Press
A Tarrant County grand jury indicted Arlington Officer Bau Tran eight months after he shot 24-year-old O'Shae Terry in the Dallas suburb.
At least 16 tornadoes touched down over the weekend in parts of Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama, according to the National Weather Service. The twisters flattened several communities and the extreme weather caused at least eight deaths. Meanwhile, more dangerous…
By Associated Press
Powerful storms swept across the South on Sunday after unleashing suspected tornadoes and flooding that killed at least eight people, injured dozens and flattened much of a Texas town. Three children were among the dead.
By Paul J. Weber, Associated Press
Two major chemical plant fires near Houston just 17 days apart drew widespread attention, but there are already signs that any new safeguards will be slow in coming in oil-friendly Texas.
By Jake Bleiberg, Associated Press
The Supreme Court blocked the execution of a Buddhist man who said his religious freedom would be violated if his spiritual adviser couldn't accompany him.
By Cedar Attanasio, Associated Press
The temporary reassignments threaten to slow the movement of trucks bringing TVs, medical devices and other goods into the U.S. and cause delays for cross-border commuters who come for work or school.
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