An agency spokesperson claimed that the move had nothing to do with politics. Internal emails show otherwise.
Even as the year winds down, barbecue news seemingly doesn’t.
When Jena Ehlinger’s son Jake died of fentanyl poisoning, she was driven to find some meaning in her pain.
For its big-butted bumblebees, hairy rats, and Sugar Plum dancers, the festive ballet requires complex wigs and opulent costumes, many of which need to be zipped on or off in seconds.
The impeachment trial of Ken Paxton delivered a steady stream of tantalizing entertainment. But the most consequential moments played out when few were watching.
After Lee’s infamous tour of Atlanta, Space City held its breath to see how the influencer would rate its restaurants for his 15 million loyal followers.
The concert film is a performance masterpiece, but it also raises questions about the artist’s messaging.
Easy to love, if hard to wrap, these Lone Star State–shaped presents will please even the most discerning Texan.
This tropical beauty is expanding its range beyond the Lower Rio Grande Valley.
Dry and dusty it may be, but the South Plains city is fertile ground for a vibrant creative scene.
Aside from its many cultural attractions, Aguascalientes is known for dishes like birria de borrego, bolillo con crema, and lechon tacos.
Texas's Defiance Press publishes conservative broadsides that border on fiction. But it’s the company’s actual novels that are truly strange.
Our state’s legacy of great writing has a publishing tradition to match. Here are a handful of the dozens of outfits producing great books in Texas.
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Vicki Nichols, a music teacher at Grandview Elementary, has been nominated for the award for her innovative strings program.
The Woodworkers Club of El Paso has donated thousands of handmade toys to military families in need. You can shop its charming creations too.
As more Texan pitmasters come from immigrant or minority backgrounds, I wondered: Will the aunties and uncles patiently wait in those famously long lines?
When a mare illegally crossed the border into Big Bend National Park in search of greener pastures, Facebook users rallied to bring her back to her owner in Mexico. Park officials think they’re missing the point.
One group that’s surprisingly bullish on Democrats’ chances to win a statewide race in the near future: Republican operatives.
It fetched $705,000, topping the list of about 165 items from Ted Lusher's Texana collection.
With a Big 12 championship and a spot in the College Football Playoff, head coach Steve Sarkisian has built a winning culture in Austin.
Send your loved one a Goodstock by Nolan Ryan steak package this holiday season.
Echoing a statewide trend, the team aims to prevent the tragedies that often result when armed police answer calls involving psychological emergencies.
Thanks to hundreds of DNA exonerations, experts now know false confessions are common. That wasn’t the case in the nineties in Texas.
For decades, my alma mater has maintained a permissive alcohol culture that discourages students from going off campus to drink. But seven hospital transports during a recent party are forcing administrators to rethink their approach.
In cities across Texas, rugged ruminants are chowing down on the plants that plague us.
Fort Worth cleric Michael Olson is no stranger to scandal. But when he threatened to remove a nun from her home, he might have finally met his match.
If Occidental Petroleum acquires CrownRock, the right-wing Midland oilman could become an even bigger power broker—in Texas and perhaps nationally.
The think tank, founded by a conservative billionaire who supports Greg Abbott, ranks Texas 39 places behind California.
Dig into this pork tenderloin dish that's both delicious and nutritious.
Ludvig Åberg patiently put in the time and work it took to earn his PGA Tour card while on the Texas Tech men’s golf team.
After selling barbecue out of a car dealership, Earnest Morgan has moved on to a new brick-and-mortar location where he can cook a Mississippi favorite: whole fried catfish.
An original broadsheet announcing the fall of the Alamo, the first book published in Texas, and other stuff that Phil Collins will probably buy.
Traditionally, the capitol building has housed a gigantic tree. This year's is much more meager.
At these six stellar Texas-style barbecue joints in the Bayou State, you can get excellent brisket as well as local favorites like fresh pork cracklins.
The Philadelphia Eagles Covered Willie Nelson’s “Pretty Paper” for Christmas. We Regret to Inform Cowboys Fans That It Slaps.
With Waxahatchee’s Katie Crutchfield singing harmonies, to boot.
Even the most jaded Grinch will find something to enjoy.
Two-year-old El Charlatan in El Paso was a James Beard semifinalist and one of the best restaurants in the state, according to our taco editor. But that didn’t stop it from falling to the typical foibles of new restaurants.
Last year, Half Price Books celebrated its 50th anniversary—take a look back at the company's unique history, which started right here in Texas!
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Few programs can recruit or raise money as well as the Aggies. This week, A&M hired Elko to coach the team to its championship potential.
The East Texas town has maintained a reliable bus route since 2016, providing a model for rural areas with limited transportation.
When the internet is saturated with fake videos and doctored photos, what’s a wood ape enthusiast to do?
Magpies & Peacocks upcycles waylaid material, including old Super Bowl banners and Southwest seat cushions, and turns it into one-of-a-kind fashion.
When I traveled to Nairobi after breaking up with my fiancée, the brisket I found there inspired me to come back home to East Texas.
Stroll right off the hike-and-bike path into Katy Trail Station, where you can taste the famous chef’s pork and beef ribs, and saucy mac and cheese.
The founder of Soto & Co., he builds custom suits for the likes of Emmanuel Acho and Terry Bradshaw.
Two years after her death, reissued records and a tribute album remind us to revisit Nanci’s remarkable voice, which could only ever have been from Texas.
Clean out your fridge with the flavors of New Mexico. Red chile sauce and plentiful cheese can cover just about anything deliciously.
This week, the women-focused dating app joined dozens of other Texas companies that say ambiguity around life-saving medical care is bad for business.