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Texas’ COVID-19 hospitalizations dip below 11,000

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The number of people hospitalized with COVID-19 in Texas has dipped below 11,000 for the first time since late December. The...

Texas temporarily blocked from kicking Planned Parenthood out of Medicaid

By Shannon Najmabadi, Texas Tribune A state district judge in Travis County has temporarily stopped Texas from kicking Planned Parenthood out of its Medicaid program,...

Long-detained immigrant families could soon face deportation

By NOMAAN MERCHANT, Associated Press HOUSTON — Lawyers working with immigrant families detained by the U.S. government for more than a year say they’re worried the...

Dozen state police charged in the massacre of 19 in Camargo, Mexico

CIUDAD VICTORIA, Mexico (AP) — A dozen state police officers have been arrested for allegedly killing 19 people, including Guatemalan migrants, whose bodies were...

Abbott unveils legislative priorities

By Patrick Svitek, Texas Tribune Gov. Greg Abbott on Monday unveiled a legislative agenda centered on the state’s recovery from the coronavirus pandemic and a...

GOP lawmakers push to make Texas’ anti-abortion laws most restrictive in U.S.

By Shannon Najmabadi, Texas Tribune Republican lawmakers, buoyed by a conservative majority on the U.S. Supreme Court and the trouncing of state-level Democrats in the...
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Texas ready to open large drive-in vaccine site

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas' rate of COVID-19 hospitalizations stayed on its downward trend Monday as health officials prepared the opening of a large...

Abbott will give his State of the State address Monday night

Gov. Greg Abbott will give his State of the State address at 7 p.m. Central time Monday. The State of the State speech is Abbott’s...

Mexican soldiers rescue toddler abandoned in Rio Grande

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican soldiers and immigration agents rescued a 2-year-old girl from Chile after she apparently fell into the Rio Grande and...

GOP lawmakers seek tougher voting rules after record turnout

By ANTHONY IZAGUIRRE and ACACIA CORONADO Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Republican lawmakers in statehouses across the country are moving swiftly to attack some...