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Houston Rodeo canceled for 2nd year in a row due to pandemic

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, which draws hundreds of thousands of visitors, has been canceled for 2021 because of concerns...

Texas tenants behind on rent can seek aid from $1.3B assistance program

By Juan Pablo Garnham, Texas Tribune State officials plan to roll out a $1.3 billion rental assistance program for Texans struggling to keep up with...

Court halts another Texas execution over disability claims

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Texas appeals court has delayed a second execution this year to review claims that an inmate is intellectually disabled...

DPS apologizes for ‘Chucky’ Amber Alert

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Rest assured, "Chucky" is not on the loose. The Texas Department of Public Safety has apologized after mistakenly issuing an Amber...

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...