Nate Boyer, a six-year Army vet who served multiple tours in Iraq and Afghanistan, inspired the idea of taking a knee.
Would you cast your vote for Mr. Leather International, or a guy who legally changed his name to SECEDE?
Domésticas Unidas is leading the charge against the sanctuary city bill in San Antonio.
Plus: Houston Texans players stand and lock arms during the national anthem, police make arrests at a protest against Confederate monuments at the Capitol, and a record-breaking longhorn is sold in Fort Worth.
After surviving a plane crash, Kechi Okwuchi makes "Stronger" her anthem.
Estimates claim 100,000 cars were flooded in Hurricane Harvey. Here’s how to avoid accidentally buying one.
Plus: The Texas Rangers unveil renderings of a new ballpark, Liberty claims the new unofficial Harvey rainfall record, and the first dog of Texas dies.
Going to Gatling, meeting Landry, and discovering the cruelty of teenage girls.
Plus: Trump's judicial nominee falls in hot water for calling transgender kids part of Satan's plan, Dawnna Dukes apparently spent big bucks on a psychic, and a German grocer is on its way to San Antonio.
Plus: Joaquin Castro downplays reports that he’s considering running for governor, FEMA’s flood map missed most of the flood damage in Houston, and a Valero refinery in Port Arthur catches fire.
Alamo Drafthouse CEO and Fantastic Fest founder Tim League is in the news after re-hiring a staffer accused of sexual assault—and his festival may suffer for it.
The Dallas filmmaker went big time with last year’s 'Pete’s Dragon' remake, so he followed it up with one of the quietest—and most moving—films of the year.
As people begin to pick up the pieces after Harvey, Best Friends Animal Society seeks to reunite furry companions with their humans.
We talked to the professor who has spent his life researching undocumented youth.
Plus: The city of Houston wants to take a same-sex marriage benefits question to the U.S. Supreme Court, Harvey continues to hurt inland oil refineries, and Governor Abbott shakes up his staff.
Photos and memories from the public pool that brings a city together.
Plus: The Astros clinch the division title, Texas vs. USC again ends in a classic finish, and the trooper who arrested Sandra Bland said he was afraid.
We chat about math and football with Tom Herman's unsanctioned alter ego.
The most interesting sports video game in years tugs on some specific Texas heartstrings.
Brian Lloyd flew his plane 28,000 miles along Earhart's intended course.
After Katrina, Houston helped NOLA’s Treme neighborhood send off the storm with music. Now, Treme is repaying the favor.
Plus: Joaquin Castro isn’t ruling out a run for governor, Irving has its second earthquake in less than a month, and a plan to house Harvey evacuees on barges in Port Arthur goes south.
Just look at these little guys.
Plus: The man who killed Harris County Sheriff’s Deputy Darren Goforth gets sentenced, a Houston Texans star gets suspended for performance enhancing drugs, and Port Arthur plans to house residents displaced by Harvey on giant floating barges.
But the competition is tough.
The ultimate guide to suffering through a season as a Texans fan.
A reminder of just how much the debt ceiling matters to some of our lawmakers.
New census data shows a dismal health insurance situation for Texans, Trump nominates a Texan to the Federal Election Commission, and Texas sues businesses for allegedly price gouging during Harvey.
When Hurricane Harvey hit Hungerford, seventeen-year-old Logan Goudeau and her community came together to save their livestock. By helicopter.
It’s the latest addition to a long list of weird social media moments for the junior senator.
Despite health risks, volunteers have stepped up to help in Harvey’s aftermath. Here’s a guide to safe mucking.
Plus: Mexico rescinds its offer to help Texas after it gets hit with two natural disasters, Dallas is having a hard time tearing down a Confederate monument, and a new list ranks Texas schools among the best colleges in the country.
Bretagne was always good at finding things when others couldn't. But her defining moment came in September 2001, when she traveled to New York City with Texas Task Force 1 in the days following the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center.
Plus: The Texans and Cowboys have drastically different season openers, a tragic mass shooting in Plano, and Ted Cruz pays a visit to flood-stricken Southeast Texas.
Yeah, we love Coach Taylor. But we're skeptical that his big hearted speeches are doing much for his team off of the field.
The lessons learned in 2005 informed the rescue operations in Houston and the Gulf Coast.
Plus: A Robert E. Lee statue will be taken down in Dallas, first responders sue Arkema for chemical exposure, and a Texas lawmaker is a leading candidate to head Trump’s Department of Homeland Security.
Plus: The U.S. House passes a $7.8 billion Harvey aid package, Ken Paxton’s wife, Angela, is running for state Senate, and Governor Abbott puts the chancellor of Texas A&M in charge of rebuilding after Harvey.
The supermarket chain that takes care of Texans.
Plus: Flooded Houstonians sue the government for releasing dams near their homes, Ezekiel Elliott’s six-game suspension is upheld, and a federal court says Texas can keep its voter ID law for November.
Plus: Harvey's death toll reaches sixty, Beaumont's water crisis continues, and Kevin Sumlin's hot seat catches fire at Texas A&M.
Are mosquito-borne illnesses Hurricane Harvey's next threat?
No, the Longhorns and Aggies are not entitled to titles—and the sooner fans realize that, the better.
After Hurricane Harvey, the best thing in Texas are the people in it.
The Dillon Panthers are back (for us, anyway).
How the kindness of strangers and the tenacity of the kitchen staff helped the world's largest medical center through Hurricane Harvey.
Plus: Abortion ban temporarily blocked, the great gas panic, and 650 new laws.
The law’s long legal journey is likely still beginning, but the sanctuary city law's opponents can mark this one down as a win.
Plus: A federal judge halts the sanctuary city law, Beaumont loses its water supply, and Houston tries to curb looting.
ICE and CBP’s decision to continue activities during the hurricane have advocates worried for undocumented immigrants.