UT-Austin hit students with a request that at any other time would have seemed ridiculous: before classes start, would they please spend 14 days in self-quarantine?
The songwriter on creativity in a time of crisis and how he’s seeking camaraderie in isolation.
The East Texas Republican tested positive for the coronavirus after refusing to wear a mask—which almost made us forget about his supporters allegedly beating up his opponent’s campaign manager.
Three words: tequila almond croissant.
The death rate from COVID-19 in deep South Texas is more than twice the state average.
Texas A&M epidemiologist Dr. Rebecca Fischer on the critical systems being put in place to maximize safety in an uncertain time.
New polling indicates that the governor’s office is lagging behind mainstream opinion of the coronavirus pandemic.
It's not just the pandemic. Texas's beloved grocery chain has been developing its disaster response for more than a decade.
The COVID-19 crisis is the predictable result of the governor muddling through things.
On the National Podcast of Texas, the pioneering vaccine scientist explains why he believes the White House has put Texans in grave danger.
He was a high school band director and the cornerstone of a lively music scene in southeast Texas—and then a Saturday night gig exposed him to the coronavirus.
A Houston man would like to maintain an annual summer tradition.
Days after he attended his county party convention, Bill Baker was hospitalized with COVID-19. In three weeks, more than 7,000 Republicans will descend on Houston.
It's March 2021 and Democrats are in power again, the state budget is a bloodbath, and the coronavirus stalks the Capitol.
All of the trend lines in Texas are going the wrong way.
On the National Podcast of Texas, the leader of the beleaguered, but beloved, Dallas carrier on what it will take to survive the pandemic.
The Texas 2036 project organizes information from the state, Google, and the media to provide a clear picture of the state of the pandemic in Texas.
On a special edition of The National Podcast of Texas, the legislator and medical doctor weighs in on Texas’s reopening, masks, and Trump’s reelection chances.
A month ago Philip Archibald was a frustrated small business owner locked inside his Dallas home. Now he commands a heavily armed network of anti-lockdown vigilantes, some with extremist leanings.
On a special edition of The National Podcast of Texas, our taco editor and the author of ‘American Tacos’ on the resilience of “the perfect food.”
Laredo cardiologist Ricardo Cigarroa is on the front lines of the COVID-19 crisis, making house calls and “dealing hard doses of truth.”
With a virus-infected economy and an oil bust to boot, the Texas model is facing an unprecedented crisis.
On a special edition of The National Podcast of Texas, the Baylor College of Medicine investigator takes us inside the high-stakes world of coronavirus research and trials.
As our understanding of the disease has evolved, so have the models and advice from experts.
As far as PR stunts go, this one has been lucrative.
The Shelley Luther saga gave Texas politicians an excuse to change the conversation, and deflect blame.
From Mattress Mack to that Austin guy who pushed a park ranger into the lake, the pandemic is bringing out the best and worst in people.
The high-profile philanthropist and furniture retailer says the time is right for Texas to carefully reopen for business.
One of Governor Greg Abbott's top aides says more testing and contact tracing should have been in place before restrictions were lifted.
The plan deviates considerably from what many public health officials say is needed for Texans to reopen businesses.
On a special edition of ‘The National Podcast of Texas,’ the West Texas native and former roughneck explains this week’s record-setting price plunge and weighs its long-term impact on the state’s once-thriving energy business.
Check back each day for updated figures about the number of COVID-19 cases in our state.
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The governor tries to address coronavirus concerns in the face of lobbying from his most conservative supporters.
Two Texas researchers believe they may already have one locked inside a Houston freezer.
And they've been dangerously slow to respond to the coronavirus.
On a special edition of the National Podcast of Texas, the pioneering vaccine scientist on why he believes banking on miracle cures and treatments is mortally dangerous.
On a special edition of the National Podcast of Texas, the best-selling author and podcaster lays out techniques for learning about ourselves, and society, from the pandemic.
Plus, a debut album by Texas duo Broken Revival, the television show ’Kidding,’ and to-go margaritas.
The Texas lieutenant governor is among a growing number of politicians who are willing to trade lives to save the economy. It’s a false choice.
A Dallas family goes viral once again.
On a special edition of The National Podcast of Texas, the legendary news anchor, fully sheltered in place, gives us his takeaways from the COVID-19 pandemic.
We’re going to need that same neighborly, can-do spirit to get us through the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Show your local joints some taco love during this crisis. They need it.
Two beloved Texas institutions team up in a moment of crisis.
Governor Abbott and President Trump promised that testing will soon increase dramatically, but many Texans are frustrated with delays.
The annual festival, which brings millions of dollars to the city’s economy, has been postponed to early November.
These are tough questions to answer right now.
A high uninsured rate, hospital closures, and poor elder care leave Texas especially vulnerable to a COVID-19 epidemic.