A high school competition in Levelland brought fans from across the Panhandle and South Plains in March. Seven would come down with COVID-19.
The COVID-19 pandemic has led to what one expert calls “a perfect storm”: more hungry people, fewer volunteers, and declining donations.
Over Memorial Day weekend, locals and tourists flocked to the Poop Deck in Galveston as Governor Greg Abbott allowed Texas bars to open at limited capacity.
As the coronavirus first spread throughout the Texas's ICE facilities, migrants grew increasingly desperate for release.
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Reader letters published in our June issue.
"When you're in a rural community, it's difficult to receive services and be very discreet about it. … Those complexities are amplified at this time."
Governor Abbott’s phase two reopenings signal a hope from leaders that maybe this all will just work out, somehow.
As our understanding of the disease has evolved, so have the models and advice from experts.
The true crime podcast tackles a murder that continues to confound fans around the world.
First came the sound of someone running hard on the breezeway outside, then a banging on the apartment door. Irene Vera opened it to see her neighbor, twenty-year-old Rosa Jimenez, holding a little boy who lay limp in her arms. “Help me! Help me!” Jimenez cried hysterically in Spanish. The…
Luke Denman of Austin and Airan Berry, who grew up in Fort Worth, were arrested last week by Venezuelan authorities.
As far as PR stunts go, this one has been lucrative.
Palestine writer Jeff Gerritt’s no-holds-barred editorials shined a spotlight on the record number of people dying in Texas jails.
Merlin Tuttle has spent his career dispelling myths about bats. Now he’s defending them once again.
A COVID-19 outbreak in a maximum-security unit has created rifts between the local government and the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.
The latest rant from the ‘Infowars’ host triggers a fear we didn’t know we had.
Research suggests Governor Abbott’s statewide stay-at-home order was slowing down the coronavirus’s spread. What will happen now that he’s lifted it?
Karan Janes was trying to keep her mom safe when she placed her inside a Brenham elder care facility, but then it was struck by a major coronavirus outbreak.
A professional shopper, who delivers groceries for those who can afford to stay at home, shares her story.
The inside story of the Dallas-born luxury retailer’s struggle to remain relevant—and solvent.
Texas Monthly welcomed its most recent editorial hire this week, as Rose Cahalan joined as the associate digital editor for culture and lifestyle coverage. Cahalan most recently worked at the Texas Observer, where she served as managing editor. Before that, she worked at Alcalde, the University of Texas alumni magazine.
President Trump elevated him from MD Anderson Cancer Center to the FDA just in time for the untested federal official to face a global pandemic.
Check back each day for updated figures about the number of COVID-19 cases in our state.
Producers, who failed to anticipate how quickly storage would fill up this month, are now scrambling to turn off the taps—at least those who can.
Reintegration into day-to-day life has proved tougher than expected for the 7,000-plus Texans who have beaten the coronavirus.
After Greg Abbott's executive order deemed the industry essential, workers have been struggling to abide by health protocols.
Many immigration attorneys have called for hearings to be delayed, but cases are nonetheless proceeding by phone and video.
When we started planning this issue, months ago, we had a fun lineup in mind. Then oil prices crashed and the coronavirus brought much of the state to a standstill.
An interview with Robert Bullard on how the novel coronavirus exacerbates existing environmental health issues.
Two Texas researchers believe they may already have one locked inside a Houston freezer.
Reader letters published in our May issue.
Images from across the state capture our eerily historic moment.
And they've been dangerously slow to respond to the coronavirus.
The energy industry regulator heard arguments on implementing proration in Texas for the first time in half a century. And the meeting got heated.
With nearly 2,500 asylum seekers living in close quarters in a Matamoros migrant camp, doctors say the conditions are ripe for an outbreak.
The tech entrepreneur and Dallas Mavericks owner took reader questions about how to navigate the coronavirus crisis.
To combat economic downturn from the coronavirus pandemic, the IRS is sending Americans money. Many struggling Texans say it won’t be enough.
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A new study suggests that, even in communities with few confirmed cases, the coronavirus could be spreading much more quickly than people realize.
Family care physicians say they still don’t have enough personal protective equipment. So they’re seeking other solutions.
An interview with Dell Medical School's William Tierney on getting the National Guard to deliver groceries and the fear of “crying wolf."
Attempts to make sense of the spread of the virus can lead to some misunderstandings.
Layoffs, furloughs, closures: news organizations across the state face a moment of reckoning.
In Houston, officials say people are coming into more and more contact with otters, owls, and other animals.
Some of the precious commodity spilled onto the interstate as the truck and cargo burned—the driver was uninjured.
The device they've designed has piqued the interest of government officials and large manufacturers hoping to address the coronavirus crisis.
Texas hospitals are limiting the number of people in maternity wards, while some women are exploring home birth amid the coronavirus outbreak.
You didn’t have to be a fortune teller or an economist to know that unemployment claims were going to spike.
Houston billionaire Tilman Fertitta on pandemics, mass furloughs, and why he’s not selling his yachts.