Texas Republicans have passed new abortion restrictions expected to close almost every abortion clinic in the nation’s second most populous state.
Police in Central Texas say a woman threw dog feces at a man, lobbed a rock at him and then spat on him when he failed to pick up after his pet.
Republicans in the Texas Senate have abandoned attempts to ban abortion after the 20th week of pregnancy, but are pressing forward with new restrictions on the procedure.
Texas senators are meeting to consider placing more restrictions on when, where and how women can get abortions.
Racism and discrimination allegations are troubling the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, which has spent $100,000 on reports that have so far found employees lamenting “a legacy of intolerance” and is now faced with a second federal complaint from a black game warden-in-training.
According to one study, living in the Bayou City is indeed prosperous for its residents. Houston is world-renowned for its food, nightlife, diversity and now can be a city that is known for being healthy.
The Texas Legislature has honored actor Sherman Hemsley, the man best known for playing the role of George Jefferson on The Jeffersons.
An advocacy group says only two-thirds of Texans who may be eligible for food stamp assistance received the benefits in 2011.
A legally blind 15-year-old pole vaulter cleared three heights at the Texas state championship but failed to win a medal.
The Texas House approved a batch of bills Saturday to further soften gun laws that were already among the country’s most firearms-friendly, allowing college students to carry handguns in class, putting potentially armed marshals in public schools and exempting the state from any future federal bans on assault rifles, high-capacity magazines or universal background checks.