Celebrities and regular folk alike came together to offer hot food, clean water, and warm beds.
“If the country can have a chuckle at my expense today, I’ll accept it," he says.
He’s visited the Alamo, waited in line at Franklin Barbecue, and cheered on the Astros (virtually).
Not everything that happened last year was terrible. Here are a few reasons we kept hope alive.
During a very tough year, no Texas CEO did more—for customers, students, and voters.
In one of the year's best memoirs, truth is often stranger than fiction.
Abby Winkelman, 14, says she hopes her achievement will inspire other girls.
A little girl responds to unspeakable loss, the governor de-escalates, black trail-riders take Discovery Green, Ted Cruz’s craven response to military force, and a guy with a sword in Deep Ellum.
The redheaded stranger is socially distancing—thank you for your concern.
A Dallas family goes viral once again.
Volunteers from across Texas, the U.S., and abroad have been making the trek to the border to help immigrants trapped in legal limbo.
Last year, countless Texans acted in ways that brought honor to our state—or just made us grin. Here's a look at a few dozen of them.
The flute-playing, body-positive, take-no-prisoners breakout star transformed our ideas of what a pop icon looks and sounds like.
Texas GI Hershell Riggs went missing in 1950, but his family never gave up hope he’d come back home.
When life handed Mary Lee of Magnolia Lee Baking dinosaurs, she made dino-valentines.
70-year-old Ken had been living off the grid for 25 years when he fell ill.
When no next of kin could be located, Texans showed up en masse to make sure this veteran’s service was honored at his burial.
We guess our Whataween invite got lost in the mail.
The cowboy hat-wearing trio warmed hearts at the Texas Rural Health Services center in La Grange.
We’re not crying, you’re crying.
What: The 2018 Scripps National Spelling Bee. Who: Karthik Nemmani, a fourteen-year-old from McKinney. Why It’s So Great: On Thursday night, a Texan took home the championship title from the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Karthick Nemmani, an eighth grader at Scoggins Middle School, knew he…
No horses were harmed in the filming of this video. In fact, one was saved.
Willie Nelson, Leon Bridges, Post Malone, Shakey Graves, and Okkervil River all put out new records in an eight-day span.
Texas forever, again.
Montannah Kenney became the youngest girl to climb the mountain two months before her eighth birthday.
The Lamar High School senior gets his pick of Stanford, Harvard, Yale, and seventeen other universities.
Richard Overton, 111-year-old Austin resident, is still loving life.
A mashup of Houston sports icons to warm your heart.
The Dallas guitar hero’s expansive sixth release is a strong album of the year contender.
The most interesting sports video game in years tugs on some specific Texas heartstrings.