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Texans to vote on 8 constitutional amendments

By Andrew Zhang, The Texas Tribune Texas voters can soon weigh in on potential changes to the state’s Constitution regarding religious services, eligibility requirements for...

2 dead in Texas flash flood from Hurricane Pamela remnants

ST. HEDWIG, Texas (AP) — A flash flood from the remnants of Hurricane Pamela swept a woman and a young girl to their deaths...

DOJ will ask Supreme Court to halt Texas abortion law

By PAUL J. WEBER Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Biden administration said Friday it will turn next to the U.S. Supreme Court in...

Justice Dept. investigating abuse, mistreatment at Texas’ juvenile lockups

By Jolie McCullough, The Texas Tribune The federal government opened an investigation Wednesday into Texas’ long-troubled juvenile lockups, which currently detain nearly 700 teens who...

Federal immigration agents to end practice of worksite raids

By SOPHIA TAREEN Associated Press (AP) — Federal immigration agents will end mass workplace arrests of immigrant employees suspected of living in the U.S. without...

Agency accused of removing LGBTQ webpage after criticism

HOUSTON — Texas' child welfare agency is being accused of removing a webpage that provided information about a suicide prevention hotline and other resources...

Allen West, Texas GOP gubernatorial hopeful, hospitalized with COVID-19

GARLAND, Texas (AP) — Tea party firebrand Allen West, a candidate for the Republican nomination for governor of Texas, said Saturday that he has...

Most extreme temperatures in the history of every state

On Aug. 16, 2020, California’s Death Valley reached 130 degrees Fahrenheit, according to an automated measuring system there, representing one of the highest temperatures...

At least 89 Texas hospitals were out of ICU beds last week

By Carla Astudillo and Karen Brooks Harper, The Texas Tribune As the highly contagious delta variant of COVID-19 spreads and sends unvaccinated Texans to the...

FERC: Texas ‘short-sighted’ about power; Report details grid’s needs

By DAVID KOENIG, Associated Press DALLAS — Federal officials made more than two dozen recommendations Thursday aimed at further safeguarding power plants and natural gas...