Sonia Smith, a native of Houston, is a graduate of Georgetown University. She has reported on convict cowboys at the Angola Prison Rodeo, celebrity magazines in Moscow, and aerial hog hunting in Knox City, Texas. She has also written for Slate, the Associated Press, the Baton Rouge Advocate, the Kyiv Post, and the Dallas Morning News and was a finalist for the 2008 Livingston Awards for Young Journalists. Her great-great-grandfather was a Texas Ranger in Kerr County in the 1870’s.
Four Texans received Fs—almost as many Texans as received A+s.
Twelve days after the assassination of Robert F. Kennedy, Lyndon Baines Johnson successfully pushed Congress to pass a big gun control bill.
The governor, speaking to a tea party group in a suburb of Fort Worth, held that those with concealed carry permits should be able to bring their guns everywhere.
After waiting it out for a year, the singer got a giant canary yellow diamond and will marry Brandon Blackstock.
Southwest Airlines announced that it would start charging fees for no-shows and for third bags on Friday.
Texas executed 15 people in 2012 and sent only nine new inmates to death row.
Crisis pregnancy centers served 17,527 clients last year, and that number will likely only grow.
A lemur named Keanu attacked a postal worker named Marla Reeves as she drove her rural route outside of Grapeland.
This time to a black correspondent from the BBC, in an interview about the use of race in college admissions. He'd said similar things at a student forum in 1997.
An exclusive peek at the trailer for The Last 40 Miles, an animation about heading to the death chamber.
The new dump for low-level radioactive waste in west Texas will help relieve an overburdened site in Utah, the Salt Lake Tribune reports.
Only $750 million per person. Five things to know about the Golden Spike Company's hopes and plans.
And it wouldn't be the first Islamophobic pig incident for the Houston exurbs either.