The U.S. Supreme Court has granted a reprieve to a Texas inmate scheduled to die for fatally stabbing an 85-year-old woman more than two decades ago, continuing a more than four-month delay of executions in the nation's busiest death penalty…
By PBS NewsHour
Millions of children have been out of school since March, but one of the first districts in the nation to bring students back to the classroom during the pandemic is in rural Premont, Texas. A small number of students there…
By Associated Press
Republican Gov. Greg Abbott said Tuesday that more than 3,000 Texas state troopers have been assigned across the state to bolster local law enforcement amid days of protests.
In our news wrap Thursday, House Democratic leaders shelved a bill to renew government surveillance tools. The move followed President Trump’s promise to veto, after which congressional Republicans “abandoned their commitment to security,” according to Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Meanwhile, Trump…
By Associated Press
U.S. officials have cited the owners of a Southeast Texas chemical plant where November blasts and fires caused widespread damage to the surrounding community.
By Jake Bleiberg, Associated Press
United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Texas Joseph Brown said in a statement Tuesday that he will leave office on May 31. The statement doesn't explain why the 50-year-old prosecutor is leaving the prestigious post except to say…
By Lolita C. Baldor, Michael Balsamo, Associated Press
A shooting at a Texas naval air station that wounded a sailor and left the gunman dead is being investigated as “terrorism-related,” the FBI said Thursday.
By Jim Vertuno, Associated Press
After months of home schooling and lost sports seasons, millions of Texas children may get a taste of a somewhat normal summer after all — if their parents go for it.
The bake-off is the latest in a series of at-home projects championed by museums closed during the pandemic that give people something to do while social distancing.
By Darlene Superville, Jill Colvin, Paul Weber, Associated Press
Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has removed jail as a punishment for violating his coronavirus restrictions following outcry by conservatives over a Dallas salon owner who was jailed for refusing to keep her business closed.
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