How Texas grandfamilies navigated the school reopening process during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Dallas-based airline JSX operates small planes out of private-jet terminals—meaning no body scans, pat-downs, or other TSA hassles.
Plus, a horse cloned from an endangered Mongolian breed was born at a Canyon veterinary hospital.
Reader letters published in our December issue.
For those who hail from the COVID-19 hot spot, isolation from family this Thanksgiving and Christmas is especially painful.
A new surge in infections is underway, though transmission rates are down in some areas, and new treatments are reducing the death rate.
As other major oil companies have invested in renewable energy, the Irving-based producer has stubbornly stayed the course.
Leaders on both sides of the Rio Grande claim border crossings, an aspect of daily life in the region, have contributed to the recent surge in infections.
Travel demand has cratered because of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the Dallas-based carrier has made recent significant shifts to cope.
Shedding Lee High’s offensive legacy may leave less money and public support to address issues of educational equity.
Texas Monthly is making big moves into film and television.
The longtime adman had no choice in the face of massive losses following his insensitive statement that a Motel 6 ad was “too Black.”
An ambitious politics cover package ahead of the 2020 election wouldn't have been possible without these key players.
Reader letters published in our November issue.
The Texas attorney general has called his 2015 indictment for securities fraud a “witch hunt.” Now, seven of his aides accuse him of corruption.
As Mexico lags on sending what it owes to U.S. reservoirs and farmers on both sides of the border protest, experts say the 1944 agreement is not suited for today’s agricultural landscape.
It’s the largest penalty for a criminal food safety case in U.S. history.
Front pages once filled with stories about football games and student politics are now dedicated to tracking the latest test results, reporting on breaches of social distancing guidelines, and pressing university administrators for more transparency.
How Skip Hollandsworth does it.
Reader letters published in our October issue.
Some fear COVID-19 itself. Others are disappointed by plans for both in-person and virtual learning.
I’ve watched some of my elders espouse anti-Black hatred. Instead of blaming them, we should acknowledge the traumas that have shaped their views, and recognize the systems that failed us.
One editor remembers his former boss as unreasonably demanding—and unafraid of investing in great journalism.
Local petrochemical facilities pump out essential plastic goods—for gloves, masks, gowns, and more—as well as harmful pollutants.
Terence O'Rourke has spent a decade warning officials that a storm making landfall directly in Galveston Bay could be much worse than even Harvey.
The rural area lost both its hospitals. Can a telehealth station in Cameron fill the urgent-care gap?
The team behind this month's well-red cover story.
The world’s most endangered sea turtle has made an impressive comeback, attracting thousands of visitors to North Padre Island, but now advocates say it may be at risk again.
Reader letters published in our September issue.
SU Kappa Alpha brothers believe they were disciplined for the content of a social media post; the national organization says they violated protocol.
Lebanese Texans have raised nearly $200,000 since the disaster, which shares similarities with two Texas explosions also caused by ammonium nitrate.
Almost 2 million Texas children don’t have access to a computer or internet at home, according to a TEA report.
After a riot at a prison in Dilley, corrections department employees confirm that many imprisoned across the state are able to “pop out" of their cells.
A year after the Legislature legalized farming the cannabis variant, big dreams for the new crop are withering.
Six months ago, Nuro was still making a name for itself. Now, thousands of Houstonians rely on the autonomous delivery service to help them avoid getting the coronavirus.
UT-Austin hit students with a request that at any other time would have seemed ridiculous: before classes start, would they please spend 14 days in self-quarantine?
Pressed by Texas Monthly, the department confirmed that Nicholas Gebhart was the officer who fired a beanbag round at the 16-year-old, leaving him with brain damage.
Travis County offered the electric car giant a package of tax incentives worth about $1,200 a year for each of the five thousand jobs it promises to create at its new factory.
The musicians in Midland, a popular country band, have entered the conversation about gentrification in the worst possible way.
It's not just the pandemic. Texas's beloved grocery chain has been developing its disaster response for more than a decade.
Behind the scenes, two staffers with the same first name keep Texas Monthly running smoothly.
Reader letters published in our August issue.
Camp Pine Cove adopted a number of safety precautions to prevent the coronavirus’s spread. It still came.
As Texas schools look to reopen this fall, I am unsure how to keep myself and the children I look after safe.
Activists say the city can’t yet claim that “Black Austin Matters,” given its record, and that’s why they painted the street installation.
Locals are hopeful that change can come to the Northeast Texas town that invented the spectacle lynching.
The message arrives at a time when anxious Houston teachers are deciding whether to return to classrooms as COVID-19 surges.
The discovery of a convict graveyard in 2018 vindicated decades of research and activism Fort Bend County had ignored.
Dalila Reynoso, who started a friendship with Sheriff Larry Smith at Whataburger, now monitors local jails to keep him accountable.
To trace the disease’s spread, the Dallas County medical examiner has set out to screen all of those who end up in his morgue.