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Justice Dept. sues Texas over state’s new abortion law

By MICHAEL BALSAMO and PAUL WEBER Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Justice Department on Thursday sued Texas over a new state law that...

Democrats urge AG general to prosecute Texas abortion “vigilantes”

By Bethany Irvine, The Texas Tribune Democrats on the U.S. House Judiciary Committee are calling on U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland and the Department of...

Activists focus on tip site in protesting Texas abortion law

By JAMIE STENGLE and BARBARA ORTUTAY Associated Press DALLAS (AP) — Young people on social media have found a way to protest Texas' new law...

EXPLAINER: How a new GOP law in Texas makes voting harder

By ACACIA CORONADO and NICHOLAS RICCARDI Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The sweeping changes to Texas' election code that GOP Gov. Greg Abbott signed...

Portland to vote on Texas trade ban over abortion law

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The City Council in Portland, Oregon will vote Wednesday on an emergency resolution that would ban the purchase of goods...

Lawsuits begin as Texas GOP voting bill fight moves to court

By PAUL J. WEBER | Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Opponents of a sweeping Republican elections overhaul in Texas sued Gov. Greg Abbott on...

EXPLAINER: What to know about the new Texas abortion law

By PAUL J. WEBER and DAVID A. LIEB | Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Supreme Court allowing a new Texas law that bans...

Biden blasts high court failure to block Texas abortion curb

By JESSICA GRESKO | Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Thursday lambasted the Supreme Court's decision not to block a new Texas...

Barely underway, Texas redistricting draws lawsuit

By Alexa Ura, The Texas Tribune The first volley in what is expected to be a fierce war over Texas redistricting kicked off Wednesday in the...

Abbott finds little support from lawmakers for bill banning mask mandates

María Méndez Austin American-Statesman AUSTIN, Texas — Gov. Greg Abbott twice has issued orders barring school districts from mandating masks, and in early September, as...