The richest black man in America made a big announcement during his commencement speech to the graduating class of 2019.
“Armed only with a mean face,” former sailor and soldier Oscar Stewart became a hero.
This marsupial on the lam from an exotic wildlife ranch has become the talk of the Hill Country.
It's the opposite of a bum steer.
The power of social media. And donuts.
The Best Thing in Texas: This Beaumont Principal’s “Tucked In Tuesdays” Bedtime Reading Warms Our Hearts
Belinda George makes sure that every student at her elementary school gets read to at night.
The giant of Texas basketball got the classiest of send-offs.
The missive was part of a 1962 study that attempted to track the flow of ocean currents.
When life handed Mary Lee of Magnolia Lee Baking dinosaurs, she made dino-valentines.
The Best Thing in Texas: A Scottish Mountain Man Was Rescued—After His Distress Signal Was Picked Up in Houston
70-year-old Ken had been living off the grid for 25 years when he fell ill.
When no next of kin could be located, Texans showed up en masse to make sure this veteran’s service was honored at his burial.
Cancer sucks, but the timing couldn’t have been more fortuitous.
The Best Thing in Texas: Jadeveon Clowney and the Texans Cheerleaders Took Kids Shopping After Their House Burned Down
The Texans’ pass rusher, five cheerleaders, and Toro teamed up to make the Harris family’s day.
The Bessssssst Thing in Texasssss: A Pet Boa Constrictor That Ended Up in a Fort Worth Goodwill Is Back Home
The snake’s owner was terrified that someone was going to steal his pet.
It’s a bittersweet tale, but it ended with a happy couple.
We guess our Whataween invite got lost in the mail.
Mockingbird Lane’s "Elephant House" was a bright spot during a tough time.
The Best Thing in Texas: A Purple Heart Recipient and the Dog Who Served Alongside Him Were Reunited in San Antonio
The two wounded warriors—both Purple Heart recipients—had an emotional reunion.
The cowboy hat-wearing trio warmed hearts at the Texas Rural Health Services center in La Grange.
The Best Thing in Texas: A Homeless A&M Grad Handed Out Resumes in Silicon Valley and Got Hundreds of Job Offers
Technically, a Texan does the best thing in California.
Truly refreshing news.
”Here, everything’s birthday,” indeed.
The Best Thing in Texas: Former Longhorns Receiver Marquise Goodwin Surprised His Mom With a Dang House
We’re not crying, you’re crying.
The Best Thing in Texas: A San Antonio Man Bought Pizza for 54 Immigrants Found in the Back of a Semi Truck
“No I didn’t have to,” he told reporters, ”But they’re my people.”
She’s so brave!
What: The 2018 Scripps National Spelling Bee.Who: Karthik Nemmani, a fourteen-year-old from McKinney.Why It’s So Great: On Thursday night, a Texan took home the championship title from the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Karthick Nemmani, an eighth grader at Scoggins Middle School, knew he had it
No horses were harmed in the filming of this video. In fact, one was saved.
It’s hard not to like these guys.
Willie Nelson, Leon Bridges, Post Malone, Shakey Graves, and Okkervil River all put out new records in an eight-day span.
Montannah Kenney became the youngest girl to climb the mountain two months before her eighth birthday.
The Lamar High School senior gets his pick of Stanford, Harvard, Yale, and seventeen other universities.
The Best Thing in Texas: Shea Serrano Fans Are Sending a Whole Bunch of Copies of His Basketball Book to Soldiers Deployed Overseas
The generous spirit of the Houston-based writer—and his online army of fans—continues to impress.
A reminder of why she’s not just an inspiration to superstars, but a vital talent of her own.
Helping your neighbor can be delicious.
Spreading a little holiday cheer.
There were so many times that we could have broken this year. But not Texans. We’re not made that way.
A mashup of Houston sports icons to warm your heart.
She just can’t wait to be queen.
The Dallas guitar hero’s expansive sixth release is a strong album of the year contender.
After surviving a plane crash, Kechi Okwuchi makes "Stronger" her anthem.
The most interesting sports video game in years tugs on some specific Texas heartstrings.
There’s no accounting for taste, though.
You may disagree, but we know we’re right.