Wade Goodwyn appears in the following:
Monday, January 02, 2017
Texas Republicans are divided over the need for — and political wisdom of — a bill similar to one that caused political turmoil in North Carolina.
Tuesday, December 13, 2016
President-elect Donald Trump continues to announce his picks for key cabinet positions. On Tuesday, several media outlets reported that Trump has picked former Texas Gov. Rick Perry to run the Department of Energy.
Monday, December 12, 2016
Abortion rights activists have filed a challenge to stop a new rule requiring clinics to bury fetal remains from abortions and miscarriages. The rule is also not sitting well with funeral directors.
Sunday, November 20, 2016
President-elect Donald Trump vows his administration will deport millions of immigrants who are in this country illegally. In Texas that has frightened hundreds of thousands of so-called "dreamers."
Thursday, November 03, 2016
State lawmakers cut $350 million in Medicaid funding to early childhood intervention therapists last year to help pay for tax cuts. Now rural toddlers are finding it hard to get vital treatment.
Thursday, October 27, 2016
Senate GOP leadership has refused to hold hearings or a vote on the moderate judge's nomination. Yet, with the prospect of a Clinton presidency, might conservatives be having second thoughts?
Wednesday, October 26, 2016
The Lone Star State has gone Republican for the past 40 years, but GOP women have soured on Donald Trump and Latinos are fired up against him.
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
An enormous television audience was expected for the first Clinton-Trump presidential debate. Crowds of voters also gathered in homes, restaurants and bars to watch the candidates go toe to toe.
Thursday, September 08, 2016
As the extent of the 9/11 attacks became known, 38 planes were rerouted to Gander, Newfoundland. More than 6,000 passengers and crew were taken in by families there. Their story is the subject of a new musical called, Come From Away, which runs at Ford's Theater in Washington, D.C., in September and October before heading to Broadway.
Thursday, September 01, 2016
Dallas Police Chief David Brown announced Thursday he is retiring from his position. Brown, a 33-year veteran of the department, did not give a reason for leaving the force. His retirement is effective Oct. 22.
Monday, August 22, 2016
Transgender students in U.S. schools may not be able to use the restroom of their gender identity when school begins this year. A federal judge in Texas blocked the implementation of Obama administration guidance that says transgender students must be allowed to use bathrooms and locker rooms of their choice.
Wednesday, August 03, 2016
Hundreds of applicants poured into the Dallas police following the fatal shooting of five officers. But comparatively low salaries continue to complicate efforts to recruit and retain good officers.
Wednesday, July 20, 2016
The probe continues in the murder of three law enforcement officers in Baton Rouge, La. The group Together Baton Rouge offered some specific ideas on how to bring the divided city together.
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
In Louisiana, the investigation continues into the murder of three Baton Rouge law enforcement officers. Gavin Long, a Marine veteran who served in Iraq shot, 6 officers before being killed by SWAT.
Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Three Dallas officers killed when a gunman opened fire on a peaceful protest were buried Wednesday. Sgt. Michael Smith, Senior Cpl. Lorne B. Ahrens and Brent Thompson, an officer with Dallas Area Rapid Transit, are the first of five officers killed last Thursday to be buried.
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Funerals are planned this week for some of the five police officers killed in an ambush last week during a downtown Dallas protest. President Obama and former President George W. Bush are speaking at an interfaith memorial Tuesday.
Monday, July 11, 2016
Law enforcement in Dallas continue the investigation into the fatal shooting of five police officers during a peaceful protest last week.
Friday, July 08, 2016
NPR correspondents talk about the aftermath and response to a deadly attack on Dallas police officers, including a statement by Attorney General Loretta Lynch. Also heard: a pastor and a police chief.
Friday, July 08, 2016
Gunmen opened fire at the end of a protest in downtown Dallas, shooting 12 police officers, five of them fatally. KERA reporter Stella Chavez and protest organizer Jeff Hood talk with Morning Edition.
Friday, July 08, 2016
NPR correspondents and Sarah Mervosh of the Dallas Morning News talk about the latest from Dallas, U.S. law enforcement and politics, and Friday's news conference by the Dallas police chief and mayor.