After banning almost all abortions in the state post-Roe, GOP lawmakers have proposed eighteen new ways of limiting access to the procedure.
As the alternative meat industry grows—including San Antonio-based vegan chicken sandwich chain Project Pollo—one writer tests the future of eating in America.
No, it doesn't involve a spoonful of sugar.
Bob Hall has long sought to outlaw gender-affirming treatments for minors. Now he seeks to effectively ban care for consenting adults.
. . . Y’all okay?
Austin’s response to last week’s mild freeze is further evidence that some of the structures of society we used to count on are no longer reliable.
A debate between Andy Langer, Dan Solomon—and Ice Cube?
The NBA guard can search for the Earth’s edge in Big Bend and bone up on JFK conspiracy theories when he’s not getting buckets in Dallas.
A bittersweet night for Queen Bey, a momentous night for Lizzo and Willie Nelson, and a confusing one for Chris Brown.
Attica Locke looks back on her 2012 essay weighing her Houston pride against the fact that “there are things about the state that just don’t work for me.”
Drill, baby, drill! But, uh, over there.
A Republican Lawmaker Wants to Make Sure Foods Containing Fetal Tissue—Say What?—Are Clearly Labeled
Senator Bob Hall’s bill is an unusual measure to address a nonexistent issue.
The jazz vocalist pays tribute to the Dallas icon in ways that make her work feel fresher than ever.
The HBO series ‘The Last of Us’ spent its first act showing us how Austin would handle people-eating monsters. Houston, on the other hand . . .
Is it too much to ask for the concession stands to sell Minion tacos?
The Houston Texans have sacked their fourth head coach in three years. Perhaps that means the franchise’s woes run far deeper than its on-field leader.
Representative Jared Patterson’s bill is a second swing at stopping pet stores from getting animals from out-of-state for-profit breeders.
He serves popcorn with panache.
A Texas GOP Lawmaker Wants to Increase “Viewpoint Diversity” by Banning Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Higher Ed
The legislation would rewrite a portion of the education code to target programs that represent marginalized groups.
May we suggest tickets to Cancun?
Heather Schaefer saw a desperate Facebook plea. Six months later, she had two new members of her extended family—and one less kidney.
The DA in El Paso County shares a name with an iconic Texas comedian. How well can you tell them apart?
A Few Republican Lawmakers Said They Want Exceptions to Texas’s Abortion Ban. A Democrat’s Bill Proposes Some.
Austin Democratic representative Donna Howard’s legislation seems written to try to appeal to Republicans.
The plaintiff was found to lack legal standing to bring the case. That has big implications—and not just for abortion laws.
The band aims to bring Texas Guns and Roses to its kn-kn-kn-kn-knees—or at least compel it to change its name.
Texas Lege Watch: A Democratic Resolution Would Put Abortion Directly on the Ballot. But It’s Doomed.
Recent history and polling tell us that voters would support a measure to stop lawmakers from restricting abortion access—which is precisely why it’ll never pass.
The rap star spent more than three hours praising Nazis on Infowars, while making the host squirm—but not for the reasons you might think.
There’s potential for the two to be an iconic duo, a new generation’s Robert Redford and Paul Newman.
From the man responsible for emptying it.
Under his new Texas bill, any community theater that hosts a performance of ‘Peter Pan’ could find itself regulated as a strip club.
The small-government conservative has proposed a bill to allow pregnant drivers to access carpool lanes.
Will Beyoncé finally get her Album of the Year award, and more we want to know.
John Bloom, a.k.a. Joe Bob Briggs, discusses his 2004 opus on the making of the slasher classic and the New York bias against a Texas original.
It’s worked for the GOP elsewhere, and nothing else has worked for Democrats here.
Republicans are pursuing South Texas Latinos. Democrats are counting on the Dobbs abortion decision. Nobody knows who’s going to turn out to vote. And the polls are all over the place.
For the first time in fifty years, single-issue abortion voters are pro-choice. Can Texas Democrats capitalize on it?
Where’s the passion? Where’s the intensity? And where are the robot arms, Congressman?
The ninth installment in the Rocky franchise puts honorary Texan Michael B. Jordan and official Texan Jonathan Majors in the ring, and we are here for it.
We know she’s a savage and a big ole freak, but is the Houston hometown hero funny? On ‘Saturday Night Live,’ we found out.
We expected political statements, massive crowds, and sweaty concertgoers. We saw two out of three.
Spurs legends past and present reminded residents that they haven't been forgotten in the months since the shooting at Robb Elementary.
An abortion to save the life of a pregnant patient is “not an abortion,” according to Texas’s junior senator.
After years of breakups and makeups, the rock band is back with a poppier sound.
Discussions of race or sex, or just the wrong vibes, are all it takes for a book to number among the 801 bannings in Texas this year.
On his summer barnstorming tour of Texas, Beto O’Rourke argued that Republicans are waging war against Texas values.
Dan Patrick Demanded That Texas Retirement Funds Divest From BlackRock. But He Kept His Shares in the Firm.
The lieutenant governor said the company was “discriminating against the oil and gas industry." He didn’t mention his own holdings in the firm.
There was crying in baseball after a Pearland pitcher beaned a Tulsa batter on Tuesday. What happened next might restore one’s faith in humanity.
The damages awarded this week in Austin are only the beginning of the likely end of Jones and Infowars. But it remains to be seen what that means for other purveyors of misinformation.
Plaintiffs’ attorney Mark Bankston and F. Andino Reynal, who represents Infowars in the case, both have distinct challenges. Last week, their tensions boiled over.
The trial this week in Austin to determine what Infowars owes in damages for defaming Sandy Hook parents could have had huge free-speech implications. Because of Jones’s choices, it won’t.