The Hill, located in the West Texas desert, stirs visitors to confront what they cannot comprehend.
Can a batch of new books, a documentary, and Donald Trump’s calamitous administration resuscitate the legacy of our 43rd president—and his illustrious family?
In 2016 a popular teenager disappeared in the tiny Panhandle community of Canadian, Texas. Two years later, his remains were discovered beneath a tree outside of town. But to this day, no arrests have been made, and nearly everyone involved in the case has fallen under suspicion. Beginning September 29, join award-winning journalist Skip Hollandsworth as he attempts to uncover the truth.
In this exclusive excerpt from the forthcoming ‘The Man Who Ran Washington,’ two veteran political correspondents recount how the future Reagan and Bush cabinet member's family legacy, a personal tragedy, and a friendship forged on the Houston Country Club’s tennis courts put a restless middle-aged lawyer on the path to power.
As monuments to slaveholders, Confederate soldiers, and Texas Rangers disappear across the state, we’re being forced to reconsider what should be honored, what should be commemorated, and what it’s time to let go of.
Nutritionists have debated for decades the risks and benefits of eating red meat. But now the fight is getting ugly, with each side accusing the other of conflicts of interest.
A growing number of independent specialty shops around the state offer tightly curated selections from local producers.
Over a decade, Theodore Robert Wright III destroyed cars, yachts, and planes. That was only the half of it.
Now, as the Romance Writers of America reckons with its history of racism, will she finally get her due?
Vegans want to end the killing of animals. Scientists say livestock are accelerating climate change. COVID-19 is ravaging meat-packers. Texas beef is under fire—but all across the industry, from the pasture to the butcher case, a vision of more sustainable burgers and briskets is beginning to come into focus.
She’s one of the nation’s most influential drag queens, jet-setting from Europe to Australia. But she’d rather be at a dance school in Garland.
While demonstrators marched in cities and towns across the country, a police union rep, an activist, a legislator, and an attorney sat down to discuss how to break the deadlock and bring about better policing.
As the state started shutting down, one man took to the coast in search of a different kind of solitude. And seashells.
Eight days inside America’s Auction Academy, learning the secrets of “the dynamo from Dallas.”
Chefs and owners have had to adapt quickly and nimbly, with takeout, meal kits, booze to go, and reconfigured dining spaces. Will it be enough to survive?
The Texas director is still making movies about mundane yet consequential interactions—albeit quarantined and temporarily cut off from the film community he helped build.
After the pandemic, will Texas's wide open cityscapes lure big business?
How the rise of living room calisthenics is challenging boutique gyms and fitness titans like Gold's Gym.
Heart failure nurse Suzanne Ohlmann finds intimacy in challenging circumstances.
Pioneer CEO Scott Sheffield has been through more ups and downs than just about anyone in the business. This bust, he says, will change everything—forever.
It's March 2021 and Democrats are in power again, the state budget is a bloodbath, and the coronavirus stalks the Capitol.
No, Medicaid expansion isn’t a perfect solution. But it’s the best way to ensure more workers can return to their jobs.
“Six feet away” can be very, very sexy.
Texas science fiction authors Nicky Drayden and Christopher Brown contemplate the future of writing about the future.
After the oil bust, wind and solar energy might be the Permian Basin’s best hope.
Stuck at home? Run out of shows to binge-watch? We have a few suggestions.
The best-selling debut author remembers the Permian Basin home she fled as soon as she could.
‘Cult of Glory' upends decades of mythmaking.
Decades of reading about the apocalypse led to the creation of his own series of pandemic novels. Lately, he's been wishing real life didn’t track fiction so closely.
The Texas native's new memoir offers plenty to listen to.
But for heaven’s sake, the best-selling author, unapologetic cusser, and fifth-generation Texan would rather not be called that.
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…
A professional shopper, who delivers groceries for those who can afford to stay at home, shares her story.
Images from across the state capture our eerily historic moment.
The Redfish Wars changed Texas fishing. A fight over flounder could be next.
Texas offers some of the most-diverse fishing in the country—from stalking monster sharks on Padre Island to fly-fishing from a kayak on the remote Pecos River. And for three months, I got to try it all.
Here are four essential items to get off dry land and into a kayak.
For all his success, Combs obsesses over the ones that got away—especially on the biggest stages.
And they've been dangerously slow to respond to the coronavirus.
My up and down encounters with the brilliant, beloved, and very grouchy western novelist.
Katherine Anne Porter’s ‘Pale Horse, Pale Rider’ tells the tale of a pandemic she barely survived.
In 1978, an eighth grader killed his teacher. After 20 months in a psychiatric facility, he was freed. His classmates still wonder: What really happened?
Who invented San Antonio’s signature Tex-Mex dish? And why hasn’t it blown up (sorry) around the world?
Texas musical luminaries reveal the family histories, powerful influences, and big breaks that made them the artists they are today.
The Suffers’ front woman, Kam Franklin, on quitting her job to do music full time.
The bandleader and composer Carrie Rodriguez, who grew up in Austin, changed her course after reconnecting with Texas music.
Charley Crockett grew up watching Freddy Fender perform. He tells us how his life in music took a similar path.
But for decades the town where it was created had no idea.
Shawn Colvin on her early days in Texas, and thinking ahead to her final days.
Austin singer-songwriter Walker Lukens often writes songs based on readers’ confessions. This is what he’d own up to.