Ronald Reagan once commanded, "Thou shalt not speak ill of a fellow Republican." So why has the state GOP declared war on itself over resdistricting?
Two powerful Republicans are in charge of redistricting this session, but that doesn't mean they're out to get the Democrats.
It’s time to halt executions in Texas.
Ernest Willis spent seventeen years on death row for a crime he didn’t commit. And he has a few things to say about the case of Cameron Todd Willingham, who was executed in 2004 for a strangely similar crime that many experts believe he didn’t commit either.
Cormac McCarthy’s latest is bloody good.
How members of the heavy metal group Pantera turned their adult nightclub into a sound investment.
If the Southland gave birth to the blues, Mack McCormick wants to know the time and place of the blessed event.
When Jacob Isom swiped a Quran from an angry evangelist, he figured a few of his friends would enjoy the prank. Two months and one million YouTube views later, his life may never be the same.
"It's still easy to walk around New York unrecognized. I'm kind of nerdy and not fashionable, so people don't give me a second look."
He’s no Seinfeld. He’s not even Jeff Foxworthy. But Galveston native Bill Engvall is a successful stand-up comic, and one day, just maybe, he’ll get a sitcom of his own.
In the year since my mother died, I’ve learned a lot of things—like how to spend time with my dad.
Let's hear it for beans and cornbread, the tastiest of plate-mates, a classic Southern supper—and a meal any fool can cook.
When it's time for her to give the gift of a revenue estimate, Comptroller Rylander could be naughty or nice. Either way, the Legislature better watch out.
For every one hundred people diagnosed with cancer of the tonsil, fewer than nine survive. I hope I’m one of them.
How I’ll change life at the Capitol as governor. (Hint: Spaying is involved.)
A charter school that makes the grade.
What happens to your belief in God when your son commits suicide after being molested by a priest? That's a question Nancy and Pat Lemberger have been struggling with for years.
Gangland-style executions are par for the course these days in Juárez, where drugs— and despair—flow freely.
Why reporters who cover the border are finding themselves more and more under the gun.
A cool, brilliantly blue day in early February found me driving north from Austin on a sort of pilgrimage. I was going to see John Graves, the writer and gentleman farmer, now 73 years old, at his place on four hundred acres of rocky blackland prairie near Glen Rose.My visit
Why the Emma L. Harrison Charter School in Waco flunked out.