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EXPLAINER: What to know about the new Texas abortion law

By PAUL J. WEBER and DAVID A. LIEB | Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Supreme Court allowing a new Texas law that bans...

Police: Florida man killed Texas Instagram influencer

HOUSTON (AP) — An Instagram influencer from Texas has been found dead in her apartment and the Florida man investigators believe killed her then...

Biden blasts high court failure to block Texas abortion curb

By JESSICA GRESKO | Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Thursday lambasted the Supreme Court's decision not to block a new Texas...

Barely underway, Texas redistricting draws lawsuit

By Alexa Ura, The Texas Tribune The first volley in what is expected to be a fierce war over Texas redistricting kicked off Wednesday in the...

Abbott finds little support from lawmakers for bill banning mask mandates

María Méndez Austin American-Statesman AUSTIN, Texas — Gov. Greg Abbott twice has issued orders barring school districts from mandating masks, and in early September, as...

Family of fallen Laredo soldier will hold 3-day service; public invited

A three-day service will be held in Laredo to honor the fallen soldier who was among the 13 U.S. service members who lost their...

Texas school system closes after 2 teachers die of COVID-19

WACO, Texas (AP) — A Central Texas school district closed its schools until after the Labor Day holiday Tuesday after two teachers died last...

666 new Texas laws go into effect on Wednesday

By Andrew Zhang, The Texas Tribune Six hundred and sixty-six new Texas laws will go into effect this Wednesday. Debated, passed and signed during the...

Pilots’ union sues Southwest over changes made in pandemic

DALLAS (AP) — The pilots' union is suing Southwest Airlines, saying that rules the airline put into place before and during the pandemic have...

Texas Legislature sends sweeping GOP voting bill to governor

By PAUL J. WEBER and ACACIA CORONADO Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas Legislature sent a sweeping rewrite of the state's election laws...