The board of Texas’ cancer-fighting agency has approved a new code of conduct and ethics for members and employees in an effort to the restore credibility and confidence in awarding grants.
Republican gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott is scheduled to address an anti-abortion rally on the steps on the Texas Capitol.
Gov. Rick Perry says the nation’s new health care law has dampened the optimism he normally feels with the coming of a new year.
President Barack Obama has ordered federal aid to help state and local recovery efforts in areas of Central Texas hit with severe storms and flooding in late October.
Ronnie Smith, who was killed on a jog near the site of the deadly 2012 assault on the U.S. Consulate, is to be buried in Austin, Tex. on Thursday. His widow, Anita, talked with CBS News about the couple’s mission and faith in God.
Gov. Rick Perry is asking President Barack Obama for a disaster declaration for three Central Texas counties hit-hard by Halloween floods.
The Texas affiliate of the National Education Association and other advocacy groups are staging a rally and march to issue failing grades to U.S. Sens. John Cornyn and Ted Cruz on key social and educational issues.
Two same-sex couples are challenging Texas’ constitutional ban on gay marriage in a San Antonio federal court.
Former University of Texas women’s track coach Bev Kearney has filed a $1 million lawsuit against the school alleging race and gender discrimination and retaliation.
A Central Texas teenager has been critically hurt after she apparently jumped out the back door of a moving school bus in far northwest Austin.