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Friday, August 28, 2015
Dallas District Attorney Susan Hawk announced she is being treated for depression after three weeks of questions over her whereabouts. Her staff had said she was on a long vacation.
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Not even Texas is solidly behind former Gov. Rick Perry this year. Sen. Ted Cruz and other presidential candidates are successfully drilling in Texas for gushers of campaign contributions.
Thursday, August 06, 2015
Running all the way through Dallas is a 6,000-acre stretch of massive oaks, bubbling springs and broad meadows. But the river running through it has many of the issues faced by other urban waterways.
Monday, July 27, 2015
The Boy Scouts are expected to end the ban on gay leaders and volunteers Monday. It will still allow troops affiliated with religious groups to deny leadership roles based on sexual orientation.
Monday, July 20, 2015
Officials in Texas are making it more difficult for undocumented immigrants to get birth certificates for their children born in the state. The state tightened ID requirements for parents, prompting a number of lawsuits.
Saturday, July 11, 2015
When NPR's Wade Goodwyn was a boy, his father was involved in the civil rights movement in Texas. There, he got an early lesson in the ugly reality of racism from his next door neighbor.
Thursday, July 02, 2015
After the South Carolina church killings, victims' families offered the accused shooter forgiveness. While Charleston's leaders have followed suit, some say the compassionate response is premature.
Friday, June 26, 2015
President Obama delivered the eulogy Friday at the funeral of Rev. Pinckney in Charleston, S.C., Friday. The state senator was killed last Wednesday in the shooting at a historic black church.
Thursday, June 25, 2015
Funerals are being held in North Charleston, S.C, Thursday for two of the nine victims slain in last week's massacre at a historic black church, allegedly by an avowed white supremacist.
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
A controversial 2013 law, which will likely leave just nine clinics open in the state, is set to go into effect July 1. Abortion-rights supporters have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to intervene.
Thursday, June 04, 2015
Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry officially joined the race for the Republican Presidential nomination Thursday. In a speech at an aircraft hangar outside Dallas, Perry highlighted his military service and his executive experience in Texas.
Thursday, June 04, 2015
The former Texas governor is running again for the GOP presidential nomination. Did you know that he was once an Al Gore Democrat, he and George W. Bush have bad blood and he used to be a cheerleader?
Friday, May 29, 2015
Texas has turned down federal funds to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act. Hospitals and some business owners want the money, but it's a tough sell in Republican-dominated state politics.
Friday, May 29, 2015
When the Supreme Court ruled that the federal government could not compel states to expand Medicaid programs, many Southern and Midwestern states opted out. One quarter of the uninsured live in Texas.
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Legislation was signed by Republican Gov. Greg Abbott after the city of Denton voted to restrict fracking. Denton officials say oil companies should not wield more power than citizens.
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
In Texas, state legislators are considering a number of bills disapproving of same-sex marriage. They are also learning some lessons from the "religious freedom" controversy in Indiana.
Monday, May 11, 2015
The FBI sent a bulletin that key people never saw, and police say they were already guarding the event as they'd have done if they had seen it.
Friday, May 08, 2015
The latest conspiracy theory that an upcoming military exercise in Texas is cover for a military takeover is now part of political debate. How should journalists cover crazy?
Wednesday, May 06, 2015
Gov. Greg Abbott ordered the Texas State Guard to monitor U.S. military training exercises scheduled for his state. Some had feared the government was preparing to impose martial law in Texas.
Tuesday, May 05, 2015
The organizers of Sunday's contest for cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad specifically chose Garland, Texas, for their event. The Curtis Culwell Center also hosted a Muslim group's meeting in January.