Ever since 2014, the Alamo has become the locus of a notably less cinematic war, all raging around the controversial plan to renovate and redesign it. Read Story
A.P. Merillat helped send at least 15 people to death row. On Wednesday, Travis Runnels will become the third this year to be executed, even though a former prison official calls Merillat’s testimony “bullshit.” Read Story
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. Read Story
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Genene Jones, suspected for decades of killing multiple children, was sentenced to life after accepting responsibility for a second San Antonio death.
The governor’s decision makes no sense from a practical perspective, and ultimately, it can’t be explained as a policy choice at all.
Iowa and New Hampshire don’t look like the rest of America, while Texas is a microcosm of the nation.
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Craig Washington, 1973 Craig Washington was once a rising star in the statehouse known for his rousing oratory and fierce dedication to racial justice. Craig Washington, Democrat, Houston. Has done more than any man in history to end racism on the floor of the Texas House. Vigorously represents the interests of his predominantly-liberal constituency, which includes the University of Houston and Texas Southern University. Has a remarkable facility for expressing… Read Story
The El Paso congressman is waging a long-shot campaign to prove a Democrat can win in Texas.
As his first term in the U.S. Senate comes to a close, Cruz is already gearing up for the next big election.
Pedro Villalobos is a star prosecutor. Gerardo De Loera is a musician. Joseph Ramirez is a tech entrepreneur. They’re young, they’re smart, they make America great. They’re also undocumented. And now, they face being sent back to a place they’ve never called home.
In his second session as lieutenant governor, Dan Patrick has become the most influential person in Texas politics. Will his attempt to legislate who uses which bathroom slip him up?
For many Americans, the controversial health law is government run amok. But for these people in San Antonio, it’s been a lifesaver.
When Texas’s film incentives program comes up for renewal, politicians and movie bizzers give performances that Matthew McConaughey would envy.
Six stories of refugees resettled in Houston.
Tania Joya had been married to a jihadist from Texas for ten years, but she was tired of living like a nomad and unnerved by his increasingly extreme ideology. When he dragged their family to war-torn Syria, she knew it was time to get out.