Who can be sued under Senate Bill 8? What is the “shadow docket”? When will the Supreme Court rule on the merits of the law?
As home prices skyrocket in Texas, buyers will try anything to stand out—and neuroscience shows these letters work. But housing experts say the implications are troubling.
The sheriff blames his death on a big cat—but animal experts aren’t buying that theory.
In Rockport, a celebrated artist is planning to install sculptures depicting the first contact between European explorers and the Karankawa. Is it a representation of a key moment in the area’s history, or a glorification of colonialism?
Acclaimed climate scientist Katharine Hayhoe on reasons for alarm—and hope.
Bell County struggles with misinformation and conspiracy theories as the deadly Delta variant spreads like wildfire.
Local officials in South Texas are scrambling to figure out what the governor is building in their communities.
Inside the state’s biggest hospitals, doctors say a surge of unvaccinated COVID patients is almost too bewildering to believe.
Residents of the small West Texas town welcomed a surge of space enthusiasts and media, as billionaire Jeff Bezos traveled 100 kilometers above the surface of Earth.
As El Paso tries to avoid a new COVID-19 wave, most Juárez residents can't travel into the States for the jab.
Many owners blame staff shortages on laziness and government handouts. Employees reply that their bosses should behave like rational capitalists and boost wages and working conditions.
Out of options in Austin, House Democrats fly to Washington, D.C., where they plan to press Congress to pass federal legislation protecting ballot access.
The next party leader could continue to wage war on errant Republican elected officials or oversee a détente.
A surge in post-pandemic revelry and lingering aftershocks from the February freeze have made the ubiquitous bar snack a pricey delicacy.
Earlier this month, a federal board removed the word “Negro” from sixteen locations in Texas, but the state map is still rife with slurs.
If you’re trying to buy a home, then you’re probably a grown-up. You deserve a grown-up city—the city of Houston.
Governor Greg Abbott has sent a thousand state cops into Texas border communities to combat smuggling. But many locals complain that they are more of a nuisance than an effective crime-fighting force.
Along the border, forensic experts such as Corinne Stern have dealt with a surge in migrant deaths during the Biden administration.
After weeks of debating how to best combat the voting-restriction legislation, Democrats find a rare, though likely temporary, victory.
Tony Buzbee, who is representing the plaintiffs, and Rusty Hardin, who is defending the Texans quarterback, are trying to navigate deftly in the #MeToo era.
A 2018 note from a Canadian teen washed up on a Port Aransas beach this month, reminding us of other writings found on Texas shores.
And 18 months after the police, district attorney, and trial judge all declared the Houston man innocent.
With its WarnerMedia announcement, the Dallas-based telecom tacitly admits its latest bold acquisition—by a Texas company built on them—was a mistake.
Imagine all the westerns filmmaker Taylor Sheridan could shoot on 266,000 acres of property.
This week the magazine earned five National Magazine Award nominations and won nine City and Regional Magazine Awards.
He challenged a reporter to perform the calisthenics, then decided to do them himself.
The Harris County sheriff has been overshadowed by more-vocal Houston officials, but he’s earned a reputation as an effective reformer.
Seventeen years after Floyd’s arrest by a notorious Houston cop, his family is seeking a pardon.
As vaccination rollout in their country has been slow, wealthy Mexicans have spent thousands on expensive trips abroad to get inoculated.
The state’s top elected official used to have limited sway. But Abbott has steadily seized authority from the Legislature and governing boards—a process accelerated by the pandemic.
In Houston’s Third Ward, where some residents’ homes were extensively damaged, a fight for repairs has reached a breaking point.
Many industries bear a portion of the blame for the failure of Texas’s electric grid. But one seems to be escaping strict requirements to better prepare for future storms.
You ain’t a cowboy till your stunt double’s been bucked off.
It’s hard to grasp just how massive the Ever Given is. Fortunately, scale is something our state does well.
Briscoe Cain Has Proved Ineffectual at Chairing the House Elections Committee. So Why Does He Have the Job?
Governor Greg Abbott has identified passing “election integrity” bills as one of his priorities for this legislative session, but the man in charge of ushering such legislation through the Texas House seems not up to the task.
Car clubs have gathered for decades at “Chicano Park” in the East Cesar Chavez neighborhood. But residents of a new luxury apartment building have started calling the police to stop them.
The lieutenant governor has long responded to crises with more talk than legislation. But is something different this time as he deals with the aftermath of the blackout?
Thirty years ago, Ralph Hayles fired the missiles that killed two American soldiers in Iraq. Ever since, he has worked to develop technology that could prevent similar deaths, while the military has looked elsewhere to address the problem—with little success.
Houston has become a hot spot for pandemic removal proceedings. For tenants such as Evelyn Powers, relief has been hard to come by.
Some on Wall Street Profited off Texas Blackouts. In a Private Call, a Top Regulator Pledged He Would Try to Protect Their Windfall.
Public Utility Commission chairman Arthur D’Andrea apologized to investors last week for the “uncertainty” around its profits.
With a new restaurant and farm, Sonya Cote and David Barrow hope to spread their magic a little farther east.