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February 16, 2020
Oilman, former Texas governor candidate Williams dies at 88
Clayton Williams, a colorful Texas oilman and philanthropist whose 1990 run for governor was derailed after joking about rape ...
February 13, 2020
Wanted: Texas Republicans need new voters in 2020, and fast
It's normal to target new voters ahead of Super Tuesday. Think volunteers holding clipboards at street festivals, malls or ...
February 07, 2020
Walmart shooting suspect charged with federal hate crimes
The man accused of killing 22 people and wounding two dozen more in a shooting that targeted Mexicans in the border city of ...
January 30, 2020
Democrats' early 2020 blitz to strike in Texas flops
If Texas is going to be competitive in 2020, the first race wasn't. Democrats went all-in on a legislative runoff in the ...
January 19, 2020
In Texas and other states, voters face a variety of barriers
Democrats believe they have a shot at making gains this year in Republican-dominated Texas, including winning control of one ...
January 19, 2020
2020's first big test? Not Iowa, but a tiny Texas House race
Beto O'Rourke is livestreaming again. Joe Biden and Julián Castro are making their presence felt. Mike Bloomberg has knocked ...
January 03, 2020
Texas judge: Hospital can remove baby from life support
A Texas judge on Thursday sided with a hospital that plans to remove an 11-month-old girl from life support after her mother ...
January 01, 2020
Minister: Texas gunman grew angry in past over cash requests
The congregation at a Texas church where two people were fatally shot had repeatedly given food to the gunman, according to ...
December 30, 2019
Police: Parishioners kill man who fatally shoots 2 at church
A man pulled out a shotgun at a Texas church service and fired on worshippers Sunday, killing two people before he was shot ...
December 21, 2019
Texas man to be exonerated after DNA leads to new arrest
Authorities said they will begin the process to exonerate a Houston man who was convicted in a 2010 fatal stabbing that ...
December 16, 2019
EPA watchdog: Health monitoring after Harvey was lacking
A federal watchdog says Texas officials wouldn't cooperate with a report released Monday that cast doubt on public health ...
December 14, 2019
With O'Rourke not running for Senate, many don't know who is
It's finally official: Beto O'Rourke isn't running for Senate in Texas. The problem for Democrats is most voters don't know ...
December 05, 2019
Voluntary evacuation order issued in Texas city after blasts
Concerns over air quality have prompted a voluntary evacuation order in a Texas Gulf Coast city where a pair of chemical ...
December 01, 2019
At least 14 dead in Mexico gunbattle near Texas border
Mexican security forces fought an hour-long gun gunbattle Saturday with suspected cartel gunmen in Villa Union, a town in ...
November 25, 2019
Texas, Nevada leaving state AGs suit vs T-Mobile-Sprint
The coalition of state attorneys general suing to stop the $26.5 billion merger of Sprint and T-Mobile has lost two more ...
November 16, 2019
Texas appeals court blocks inmate Rodney Reed’s execution
Texas’ top criminal appeals court on Friday halted the scheduled execution of inmate Rodney Reed, whose conviction is being ...
November 10, 2019
All eyes on Texas governor as calls grow to halt execution
In his five years as Texas' governor, Republican Greg Abbott has overseen the execution of nearly 50 prisoners while only ...
November 09, 2019
The Latest: Family wants governor to consider new evidence
The Latest on pressure from lawmakers and celebrities to call of the execution of Rodney Reed in Texas (all times local): ...
November 08, 2019
Celebrities, others ask Texas to halt inmate's execution
Supporters of a Texas death row inmate who is facing lethal injection in less than two weeks for a murder he says he didn't ...
October 25, 2019
Texas GOP leaders enter parents' battle over child's gender
Top Republican leaders in Texas this week weighed in on two parents' battle over their 7-year-old child's gender identity ...
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