Gov. Greg Abbott is calling on the Texas Rangers to investigate allegations of sexual assault at the former site of the National Training Center for USA Gymnastics. The property’s owners, Bela and Marta Karolyi, were recently implicated in a widespread … Continue reading
A full moon in a clear night sky is nothing short of breathtaking. But, the next one will be even better, for three reasons.
U.S. District Judge David Alan Ezra ruled Monday afternoon that Texas cannot move forward with the rule, citing that the Texas Department of State Health Services’ arguments “lack merit.”
The State Republican Executive Committee voted to censure Texas House Speaker Joe Straus, R-San Antonio, on Saturday, dinging the outgoing state leader for standing in the way of the party leadership group’s priorities.
The sixth round of negotiations on NAFTA, the North American Free Trade Agreement, is underway in Montréal. Canada and Mexico made news as the talks opened by announcing a separate free trade deal, a newly revived Trans-Pacific Partnership with 11 nations in … Continue reading
Texas smugglers say Trump’s border wall wouldn’t stop immigrants, drugs from pouring across the border
If the Trump administration follows through on the president’s promises to build a border wall, would it actually stop undocumented immigrants and illegal drugs? Two former smugglers explain how they’d work around it.
For some two weeks this month, a Texas agency took to the skies over long stretches of the U.S.-Mexico border. The reason: to drop rabies vaccines to help vaccinate the region’s wildlife. The aerial drops are part of an effort … Continue reading
State Senator Carlos Uresti, whose district includes parts of West Texas, will appear in federal court today for a jury trial on charges of money laundering and fraud. Uresti pled not guilty last year to his involvement with a fracking … Continue reading
Advocates say migrants who request asylum experience abuse and extended detention.
Texas is home to 16 sites managed by the National Parks Service. The government shut down won’t stop people from visiting these parks, but it could create some challenges.