Alto is betting that if a safer, more expensive ride-hailing service can turn a profit in Dallas, it can do it just about anywhere.
The author and UT professor believes our country is falling apart—and he has a plan to fix it.
With our hit Boomtown podcast, Texas Monthly is learning new ways to tell stories.
Texas A&M wants to transform medicine by training a generation of innovation-minded physicians.
A new report finds that, when transportation costs are factored in, Texas’s biggest metros aren’t the bargain they often claim to be.
Genene Jones, suspected for decades of killing multiple children, was sentenced to life after accepting responsibility for a second San Antonio death.
No matter that the federal government formally objects to his project and plans to build its own just two miles away.
Jordan Miller's work may help patients as they wait for full transplants.
Psych nurse Philippa Ashford was standing in her driveway when the bullet came down.
Immigrants in limbo under the “Remain in Mexico” program are prepared for the long haul.
Plus, feeling grateful for our gimlet-eyed deputy editor, Jeff Salamon.
New depositions from Jones and longtime editor Paul Joseph Watson reveal how Jones and his company, in the midst of numerous lawsuits, justified its decisions.
Unless rapid warming is halted, the teeming reefs of the Gulf will likely be decimated.
For the second time in a week, the pro-Trump group has been told to stand down.
Chad Wolf was in the Rio Grande Valley last week for a border wall photo-op, but over a meal of cordon bleu he heard from businesspeople about economic woes.
On bee stings and boots—both cowboy and combat.
The case, which has attracted huge amounts of attention, will go back to the trial court.
Environmentalists worry the wall could worsen flooding and violate an international treaty.
Rodney Reed has been on Texas’ death row for 21 years, but new evidence and witnesses have drawn national attention ahead of his upcoming execution date.
Roy Knight Jr. was killed in action in Vietnam, and his remains were missing for decades. Now his family has finally found closure.
Many researchers believe in the potential of stem cells to treat a host of diseases. But for some patients, lack of oversight of the multibillion-dollar industry has had disastrous consequences.
Crews have built a small section of steel fencing in Hidalgo County. Is it all for show?
Gulf Coast citizen-activists collected 30 million plastic pellets in order to prove that Formosa was violating the Clean Water Act.
When his Houston-based company was on the ropes, George Mitchell pushed his engineers to resuscitate a declining North Texas gas field. The solution they came up with transformed the world.
On Texas Monthly’s newest hires.
Saturday’s killing of a Fort Worth woman at the hands of a cop was followed by the usual selective shaping of the narrative by law enforcement.
Critics say it’s a political gimmick. It’s unclear when, or if, the administration can erect the steel barrier through the Rio Grande Valley.
Austin’s legalization of camping and sidewalk sleeping has stirred a backlash that obscures the progress some Texas cities have made in steering the homeless off the streets.
Bexar County leaders are grappling with rates of violence against women that exceed those in the state’s other major cities.
At a temp encampment in Matamoros, asylum seekers subject to Trump's "Remain in Mexico" policy wait in fear and boredom.
The straightforward circumstances of Jean's slaying proved too difficult for the jury to ignore.
After 76 days on hunger strike and almost a year in detention, Ajay Kumar has been released from ICE custody in El Paso.
Beaumont, Houston, and Jefferson County are being inundated by rain.
Reader letters published in our October issue.
On the battle over Texas history, a serial killer in Laredo, and more in our October issue.
How Texans are taking on plastic pollution—one piece at a time.
At hearings in tent courtrooms this week, migrant families were confused and fearful about their prospects.
On the first day of “return to Mexico” hearings, attorneys and journalists were turned away from the tent courtrooms where the hearings are taking place.
In his plainspoken, hilariously vivid vernacular, the Texas oilman constantly spun tales about good times and bad.
The Dallas oilman and corporate raider's long, complicated history as an aw-shucks billionaire.
Dallas-based writer and tortilla connoisseur José R. Ralat is one of five recent additions to our staff.
There’s something dishonest in the state’s bureaucratic approach to killing its own citizens.
In a rare court hearing, detainees describe severe overcrowding, no access to legal assistance, and inadequate medical care in the hieleras.
He renounced his violent San Antonio childhood during 28 years behind bars. A new life and new love awaited him outside the prison gates.
Activists are concerned that the Trump administration will circumvent congressional prohibitions against building a barrier through the South Texas preserve.
If Texas biologists can prevent an outbreak of white-nose syndrome, caused by a fast-spreading fungus, they may provide a new national model for bat conservation
The lawsuit is believed to be the first of its kind involving family separation and suicide.
On honky-tonks, a collaboration with the Texas Tribune, and more in our September issue.
Reader letters published in our September issue.
The federal government’s efforts threaten to cut off access to much of the Valley’s natural beauty and forever alter life along the river.