Wade Goodwyn

Wade Goodwyn appears in the following:

Grand Jury Indicts Texas Gov. Rick Perry On Charges Of Abusing Power

Friday, August 15, 2014

A grand jury in Austin, Texas, has indicted Gov. Rick Perry on charges of abusing his official powers. For more on the indictment, Robert Siegel talks with NPR's Wade Goodwyn.


Hobby Lobby Ruling May Have Poked A Hole in The 'Corporate Veil'

Tuesday, August 05, 2014

Legal scholars are still sorting out the possible implications of the Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby decision. While the case dealt directly with birth control coverage and the Affordable Care Act, it could even be cited in future bankruptcy cases.


Border Action Spurs Rick Perry From Also-Ran To 2016 Contender

Monday, August 04, 2014

A recent poll shows Texas Gov. Rick Perry tied for first place in a hypothetical GOP contest for the 2016 presidential nomination — mostly thanks to sending the Texas National Guard to the border.


Airlines Cancel Service To Israel Amid Heightened Aviation Safety Concerns

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

A number of major airlines have suspended service to and from Tel Aviv as the fighting between Israel and Hamas in Gaza intensifies. That's leaving passengers to find other arrangements.


An American Radio Station That's Saying 'Jambo' To Kenyans

Saturday, July 19, 2014

There are about 100,000 native Kenyans living in America, clustered in Boston, Atlanta, Washington D.C., Dallas and parts of the West Coast. How do they stay connected? A radio station.


Showdown At The UT Corral

Monday, July 14, 2014

In a dispute between the University of Texas president and Gov. Rick Perry, the governor may have lost the battle — but he may yet win the higher education reform war.


For A Business Built 'On Bended Knee,' Hobby Lobby Ruling Is A Boon

Tuesday, July 08, 2014

Christian businessmen and women react to the Supreme Court's recent decision on contraception coverage, exploring the role of religion in business life from an evangelical point of view.


Will Texas GOP Candidate's Actions On Chemicals Prove Toxic?

Thursday, July 03, 2014

After a big explosion last year, Texans are worried about what's in nearby chemical plants. Attorney General Greg Abbott, who's running for governor, isn't making it easier for them to find out.


What's The Matter With Wendy Davis?

Friday, June 27, 2014

The Texas state senator galvanized Democrats across the nation with her 11-hour filibuster to block restrictive abortion laws. Then she ran for governor — and got a big dose of political reality.


After Isolation, Bergdahl Likely Faces A Long Recovery

Saturday, June 14, 2014

The medical team helping Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl reintegrate into the Army says he is learning to make all the daily decisions he was denied during his imprisonment by the Taliban.


As Bergdahl Touches Down In Texas, Reintegration Begins

Friday, June 13, 2014

Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is back in the U.S. The former Taliban prisoner is now undergoing treatment at an Army hospital in San Antonio, Texas.


Grand Jury In Texas Probes Whether Gov. Perry Abused Powers

Monday, June 09, 2014

A special Travis County grand jury is investigating whether Republican Gov. Rick Perry tried to coerce the Democratic district attorney in Austin into resigning, following a drunk driving arrest.


Will Rick Perry Take Another Swing At The Presidency?

Friday, June 06, 2014

The long-serving Texas governor may be stepping down, but that doesn't mean his political career is over. There's still "tread left in our tires," says his wife.


'Open Carry' Gun Laws Spark Texas Backlash

Thursday, June 05, 2014

The unnerving presence of young men carrying big guns in fast food restaurants and retail stores is causing consternation — even in firearm-friendly Texas.


Texas Takes A Hard Right Turn

Thursday, May 29, 2014

In most states this year, the Republican establishment has managed to hold off Tea Party challengers. In Texas, the opposite was true.


The Messy Legal Road That Led To Oklahoma's Botched Execution

Thursday, May 08, 2014

Most of the country became aware of issues with the state's capital punishment protocols last week after Clayton Lockett's bungled execution, but his lawyers had been worried for months.


A 'Roller Coaster' Year For Texas Town Rocked By Blast

Monday, April 14, 2014

Some lawmakers say a deadly fertilizer plant explosion in West last year could be the state's best opportunity to pass needed safety measures. But it's going to be an uphill battle.


The Latest In HD TV, From The Comfort Of Your Courtside Seat

Monday, April 07, 2014

Huge HD TV screens have changed the stadium experience, meaning that many fans who paid big bucks for a seat at the game will still be watching the action on TV.


South Dallas 40: Below The River, A Population Left To Decay

Monday, March 31, 2014

While much of Dallas has benefited from a wave of development, South Dallas has not. The predominately African-American neighborhood has been losing population and viability.


Oil Spill Disrupts A Waterway Thick With Barges And Birds

Monday, March 24, 2014

Thousands of gallons of fuel oil spilled from a barge in Galveston Bay, Texas, over the weekend. The spill disrupted shipping and threatens wildlife in the area, and the containment effort has begun.