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With new aid, schools seek solutions to problems new and old

With a massive infusion of federal aid coming their way, schools across the U.S. are weighing how to use the windfall to ease the...

Texas business activity soars for manufacturing and services

DALLAS — About a week ago, Texas released its worst employment report in months, losing 27,500 jobs in February. But that contraction may soon become...

O’Rourke says he’s not planning to challenge Abbott for Texas governor

DALLAS — Former U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke said Friday that he is not planning to challenge Greg Abbott for Texas governor. "I've got no plans...

American Airlines pans Texas voting bill

American Airlines Group Inc. said it's "strongly opposed" to a voting rights bill passed by the Texas Senate, days after watching rival Delta Air...

Car rams into police at Capitol barricade; officer killed

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Capitol Police officer was killed Friday after a man rammed a car into two officers at a barricade outside the...

7 Texas officers fired following death of Black jail inmate

McKINNEY, Texas (AP) — Seven officers involved in the in-custody death of a Black jail inmate in Texas whose family members say may have...

Senate advances bill limiting how, when voters can cast ballots, receive mail-in voting applications

By Alexa Ura, Texas Tribune Senate Republicans on Thursday cleared the way for new, sweeping restrictions to voting in Texas that take particular aim at...

New GOP-led voting restrictions move forward in Texas

By ACACIA CORONADO and PAUL J. WEBER Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Republicans advanced a slate of proposed new voting restrictions Thursday that...

New rules to protect turtles from shrimp nets postponed

By JANET McCONNAUGHEY, The Associated Press NEW ORLEANS — New rules designed to keep endangered and threatened sea turtles from drowning in some inshore shrimp nets...

Senate okays bill to stop social media companies from banning Texans for political views

By Shawn Mulcahy, Texas Tribune The Texas Senate on Tuesday gave initial approval to a measure that would prohibit social media companies with at least...