A Houston poet laureate believes that outrage by any other name is hope, and protest is its ultimate demonstration.
The fight to keep thousands of Medicaid-dependent kids from losing treatment.
Time-out is an age-old punishment. But do the controversial “calm rooms” and “focus rooms” employed in Plano and New Braunfels go too far?
A new gun range in Lewisville will include specially-made facilities for hosting children's birthday parties.
A grand jury will decide whether to pursue criminal charges against the Shiner dad, but the public seems to favor his use of deadly force.
Several temporary shelters have cropped up around Texas to house a recent unexplained influx of unaccompanied minors crossing into the United States.
Hey, captains of industry: If Dr. Evil can have a Mini Me, why can’t the rest of us?
Texans love to say that everything’s bigger here, but when it comes to the waistlines in one in four of our largest cities, that’s nothing to brag about.
Growing up in Wichita Falls, I was a skinny kid with buckteeth and a girl's name, so I got into my share of fights. To improve my odd's of winning-and turn my anger and fear into bravery and skill-I learned to box.
How many people died in the New London school explosion of 1937?
There’s always at least one man in my life: my eight-year-old son, Henry. Sometimes, however, there are two, and that’s when things get complicated.
Thanks to his penchant for classic literature, Wishbone is the new top dog in kids’ entertainment.
Greece, lightning, and other non-issues in last month’s election.
The shocking and sad story of the East Texas kids who beat a horse to death just for the thrill of it.
If you can’t get enough of creepy character actor Christopher Walken, boot up The Darkening, one of this year’s CD-ROM releases from Austin’s Origin Systems. Walken, like John Hurt and Amanda Pays, plays one of the fifty characters who meet up with the game’s hero, an amnesiac who roams the…
Kids shouldn’t be allowed to ride in the back of pickups. Soon—thanks to Lubbock’s Karen Slay-they won’t.