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1 dead, dozens hurt as tornadoes hit Texas and Oklahoma

POWDERLY, Texas (AP) — Residents in northeastern Texas and southeastern Oklahoma began assessing weather damage Saturday, working to recover and thankful to have survived...

Powerball jackpot now at an estimated $825 million

You still have a few hours to purchase those lottery tickets for tonight’s Powerball game. Tonight’s estimated Powerball jackpot is a whopping $825 million because...

Abbott officially launches reelection campaign in McAllen

McALLEN — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott officially announced his reelection campaign before a crowd of about 200 people here on Saturday afternoon. The announcement came...

Remains found in Texas in 1980 finally identified as teen

STILLWATER, Minn. (AP) — A body found along an interstate in Texas 41 years ago has finally been identified as a 14-year-old girl missing...

Poll: Majority of Texans support COVID-19 vaccine, mask mandates

By Bethany Irvine, The Texas Tribune A majority of Texas voters support requiring masks at schools and indoor public places and allowing businesses to require...

At least 27 Texas hospitals were out of ICU beds last week

By Carla Astudillo and Karen Brooks Harper, The Texas Tribune The highly contagious delta variant of COVID-19 continues to send hundreds of unvaccinated Texans to...

Unvaccinated Texans make up vast majority of COVID-19 cases, deaths this year

By Karen Brooks Harper, The Texas Tribune New data from the Texas health department released Monday proves what health officials have been trying to tell...

Texas halts rent funds; State’s relief program cites major demand

By Joshua Fechter. The Texas Tribune Texas shut the door on a massive program to help struggling households make rent and keep the lights on during...

Texas isn’t ready for another deep freeze

Mark Chediak and Naureen Malik Bloomberg News It's been more than eight months since a glacial chill — the magnitude of which nobody quite anticipated...