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How an extramarital affair factors into Attorney General Ken Paxton’s impeachment trial

How much does an extramarital affair matter to whether Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton keeps his job? An answer may arrive soon.

Texas AG Ken Paxton’s affair explains his illegal acts, former aide testifies at impeachment...

AUSTIN (AP) — An extramarital affair Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton had with a donor's employee helped connect the dots about why the Republican was using his power in ways that are now at the center of his impeachment trial on accusations of corruption, a former top aide testified Wednesday.

A judge orders Texas to move buoys used to deter migrants to the bank...

AUSTIN (AP) — A federal judge on Wednesday ordered Texas to move a large floating barrier to the bank of the Rio Grande after protests from the the U.S. and Mexican governments over Republican Gov. Greg Abbott's latest tactic to stop migrants from crossing America's southern border.

COVID deaths, hospitalizations increase in Texas. What we know about new variant

COVID hospitalizations and deaths are continuing to increase in Texas, and although the numbers still haven’t surpassed previous peaks, Texans are still getting sick and dying from the disease.

Prime shocker: Colorado upsets No. 17 TCU in Deion Sanders’ debut as Buffs coach

After nine months of hype, Deion Sanders had Colorado ready for prime time in his much-anticipated debut as Buffaloes coach.

Texas wanted armed officers at every school after Uvalde, but many can’t do that

A vision of armed officers at every school in Texas is crashing into the reality of not enough money or police as a new mandate took effect Friday, showing how a goal more states are embracing in response to America's cycle of mass killings is proving unworkable in many communities.

Texas authorities say 2 people including shooter dead outside shopping center in Austin

A shooting outside a large shopping center in Austin on Thursday killed one person and left another victim with critical injuries, authorities said.

49ers trade quarterback Trey Lance to Cowboys for 4th round pick

The San Francisco 49ers have traded quarterback Trey Lance to the Dallas Cowboys for a fourth-round pick less than three years after trading three first-round picks to draft him third overall.

Big 12 goes from endangered to bigger before No. 11 Texas and No. 20...

The Big 12 was on the endangered list again two summers ago when the only remaining conference members with national championships set off another round of realignment when they said they were switching leagues.

Mexican border city struggles to find space for migrants even with a new shelter

MATAMOROS — At a massive encampment near an international bridge along the U.S.-Mexico border, migrants from Honduras, Haiti, Venezuela and elsewhere have turned scraps of plastic, poster board and rope into makeshift homes.