Texas deploys more help to hard-hit border as deaths mount

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A raging coronavirus outbreak in Laredo, now one of the biggest hotspots in the U.S., is leading to hundreds of...

Rare gold coin sells for $9.36 million at Texas auction

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DALLAS (AP) — A rare gold coin made by a noted craftsman in New York in 1787 has sold at auction in Dallas for...

Texas sues Biden administration over halt to deportations

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By PAUL J. WEBER and NOMAAN MERCHANT, The Associated Press AUSTIN — Texas on Friday moved to stop President Joe Biden from allowing a 100-day...

Democrats ask ethics panel to investigate Sens. Cruz, Hawley

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By KEVIN FREKING Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Seven Democratic senators on Thursday asked the Senate Ethics Committee to investigate the actions of Republican Sens....

Top two staffers at Texas Democratic Party to step down

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The top two staffers at the Texas Democratic Party — executive director Manny Garcia and deputy executive director Cliff Walker — will leave their...

Appeals court revisits Texas ban on abortion procedure

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By KEVIN McGILL Associated Press NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Texas should be allowed to halt a common second-trimester abortion procedure, the state's lawyers told a...

Analysis: While his powers are questioned, Abbott reaches for more

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By Ross Ramsey, Texas Tribune Gov. Greg Abbott says he will push legislation that would allow the state to withhold sales tax money due to...

Texas shows 450 new COVID deaths as state toll nears 33,000

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas state health officials reported 450 new COVID-19 deaths on Wednesday as fatalities rapidly mount after a recent surge in...

No pardon for Texas attorney general in last-minute list

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A federal investigation against Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton remains in play after his name was absent Wednesday from a...

With a Democrat back in the White House, Texas Republicans prepare to go on...

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By Emma Platoff Democrats are headed back to the White House, and Texas Republicans are gearing up to go back on offense. For eight years under...