Ransomware attack takes down Texas court network

Ransomware attack takes down Texas court network The computer network serving the state’s appeals courts…

He's used to oil booms and busts. But this pandemic has destroyed his livelihood.

He’s used to oil booms and busts. But this pandemic has destroyed his livelihood. Erik…

Texas coronavirus death toll reaches 1,000 as Panhandle hot spots surge

Texas coronavirus death toll reaches 1,000 as Panhandle hot spots surge The coronavirus death toll…

Governor Abbott Issues Proclamation To Allow Midland County Hospital District To Hold Its Special Election On July 14, 2020

Governor Abbott Issues Proclamation To Allow Midland County Hospital District To Hold Its Special Election On…

Legal fight: Is vote by mail a coronavirus option in Texas?

Legal fight: Is vote by mail a coronavirus option in Texas? With two months until…

Numbers offer cause for GOP worry

Numbers offer cause for GOP worry If the 2020 presidential election were held today, most…

Hollywood, Texas: Nicolas Cage Is Your New Joe Exotic

Hollywood, Texas: Nicolas Cage Is Your New Joe Exotic As your most annoying friend will…

Fact-check: Where does Texas rank in coronavirus recoveries?

Fact-check: Where does Texas rank in coronavirus recoveries? Ahead of his announcement that Texas would…

Governor Abbott, TEA, Dallas ISD Launch Operation Connectivity Statewide

Governor Abbott, TEA, Dallas ISD Launch Operation Connectivity Statewide This initiative now aims to provide…

Dallas salon owner out of jail on Texas Supreme Court’s order

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In White House meeting, Trump praises Abbott for coronavirus response

In White House meeting, Trump praises Abbott for coronavirus response President Donald Trump met Gov.…

Dallas salon owner released from jail on Texas Supreme Court’s order

Dallas salon owner released from jail on Texas Supreme Court’s order The Texas Supreme Court…

Texas A&M is looking at Saturday and late-night options to reduce class sizes and comply with social-distancing

Texas A&M is looking at Saturday and late-night options to reduce class sizes and comply with…

Texas Supreme Court orders jailed salon owner released

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Fact-check: Is there a scientific basis for coronavirus social distancing?

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Coronavirus in Texas: What to know about the reopening's next round

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Coronavirus in Texas: Decision to jail Dallas salon owner went too far, state’s top officials say

Coronavirus in Texas: Decision to jail Dallas salon owner went too far, state’s top officials say …

Fact-check: Is the coronavirus as deadly as predicted?

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Abbott to give update on Texas coronavirus response

Abbott to give update on Texas coronavirus response Gov. Greg Abbott will provide an update…

Abbott: Texas hair, nail salons can reopen Friday

Abbott: Texas hair, nail salons can reopen Friday Barbershops and hair, nail and tanning salons…

Texas oil and gas regulators dismiss production cut proposal

Texas oil and gas regulators dismiss production cut proposal Even as oil prices remain low,…

Texas oil and gas regulators reject production cuts

Texas oil and gas regulators reject production cuts Even as oil prices remain low, state…

Fact-check: Did Biden send Trump an apology letter over China ban?

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Sessions spends campaign money for legal fees

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Paxton declines to drop appeal, blocking new trial for Austin babysitter

Paxton declines to drop appeal, blocking new trial for Austin babysitter Rejecting the wishes of…

Pete Buttigieg endorses MJ Hegar for Senate

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Texas coronavirus death toll rises to 884

Texas coronavirus death toll rises to 884 State health authorities reported 17 new coronavirus-related deaths…

Fact-check: Are homeless people immune to the coronavirus?

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Texas sees 4th day in a row with 1,000-plus new coronavirus cases

Texas sees 4th day in a row with 1,000-plus new coronavirus cases Texas health authorities…

Trump letter to millions of Americans mailed from Austin

Trump letter to millions of Americans mailed from Austin President Donald Trump has been following…

Houston police officer killed, another injured in helicopter crash

Houston police officer killed, another injured in helicopter crash HOUSTON — A Houston police helicopter…

Texas coronavirus cases surge past 30,000

Texas coronavirus cases surge past 30,000 Texas reported 1,293 new confirmed coronavirus cases Saturday, the…

State sales taxes fall 9.3%, sharpest plunge in a decade

State sales taxes fall 9.3%, sharpest plunge in a decade Delivering bad news that was…

Restaurants open, and Chip Roy takes his family for Tex-Mex

Restaurants open, and Chip Roy takes his family for Tex-Mex I went out for breakfast…

Texas sees spike in coronavirus cases as businesses reopen

Texas sees spike in coronavirus cases as businesses reopen As some Texas businesses reopened Friday,…

State sales taxes fall 9%, sharpest plunge in a decade

State sales taxes fall 9%, sharpest plunge in a decade Delivering bad news that was…

Sen. Cornyn unblocks Twitter critic after lawsuit

Sen. Cornyn unblocks Twitter critic after lawsuit An Austin man sued U.S. Sen. John Cornyn,…

Fact-check: Will coronavirus become a leading cause of death in Texas?

Fact-check: Will coronavirus become a leading cause of death in Texas? Since the onset of…

Juan in a Million was Juan of the Few that reopened for breakfast Friday

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What you need to know about Texas businesses reopening

What you need to know about Texas businesses reopening Gov. Greg Abbott’s order to begin…

Texas coronavirus cases, deaths surge as businesses prepare to reopen

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Fact-check: Can N95 masks be sterilized for reuse?

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Coronavirus hot spots flare as Texas prepares to reopen

Coronavirus hot spots flare as Texas prepares to reopen As retail stores and restaurants prepare…

Texas Democrats seek swift ruling on expanding mail-in votes

Texas Democrats seek swift ruling on expanding mail-in votes Updating an ongoing lawsuit, the Texas…

Conviction upheld in hit-and-run that killed Stony Point coach

Conviction upheld in hit-and-run that killed Stony Point coach A state appeals court on Wednesday…

Coronavirus in Texas: Round Rock, Cedar Park ask Abbott for August election, not Nov. 3

Coronavirus in Texas: Round Rock, Cedar Park ask Abbott for August election, not Nov. 3 …

The politics behind Abbott’s most consequential decision

The politics behind Abbott’s most consequential decision The eyes of the nation will be on…

Central Texas farmers survive selling directly to customers

Central Texas farmers survive selling directly to customers There may be a pandemic going on…

Texas coronavirus death toll rises to 593

Texas coronavirus death toll rises to 593 State health authorities reported 32 new coronavirus-related deaths…

A lingering question about Abbott’s strike force pick

A lingering question about Abbott’s strike force pick Wearing an N95 mask to Gov. Greg…

Fact-check: Where does Texas rank on coronavirus testing?

Fact-check: Where does Texas rank on coronavirus testing? As state leaders in Texas look to…

Hays County puts brakes on gas pipeline project

Hays County puts brakes on gas pipeline project In the latest setback for a natural…

Congress delivers nearly $500B more in virus aid

Congress delivers nearly 0B more in virus aid WASHINGTON — Congress delivered a nearly $500…

35 group homes for disabled Texans have coronavirus cases

35 group homes for disabled Texans have coronavirus cases Thirty five government-funded homes for individuals…

Coronavirus death toll in Texas rises to 561

Coronavirus death toll in Texas rises to 561 State health authorities reported 18 more coronavirus…

Fact-check: Has OSHA enforced coronavirus guidelines?

Fact-check: Has OSHA enforced coronavirus guidelines? This piece was originally published on PolitiFact.com on April…

Abbott to reopen Texas businesses county by county

Abbott to reopen Texas businesses county by county Gov. Greg Abbott plans to issue an…

Abortions resume as Abbott lifts elective surgery ban

Abortions resume as Abbott lifts elective surgery ban Some elective surgeries and procedures, including abortions,…

Coronavirus death toll in Texas rises to 543

Coronavirus death toll in Texas rises to 543 The number of deaths statewide related to…

Elective surgeries resume as Abbott aims to reopen Texas

Elective surgeries resume as Abbott aims to reopen Texas Some elective surgeries resumed in Texas…

Fact-check: Do hospitals get paid more to list patients as having coronavirus?

Fact-check: Do hospitals get paid more to list patients as having coronavirus? This piece was…

Abbott plans to reopen Texas, but he won’t be rushed

Abbott plans to reopen Texas, but he won’t be rushed Gov. Greg Abbott stressed again…

Need a job? Texas launches website to connect people with work.

Need a job? Texas launches website to connect people with work. Gov. Greg Abbott on…

Fact-checking Joe Biden on Donald Trump, coronavirus

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Gov. Abbott will talk about COVID-19 response at 2 p.m.

Gov. Abbott will talk about COVID-19 response at 2 p.m. Gov. Greg Abbott will provide…

Texas oil and gas agency punts on production cuts

Texas oil and gas agency punts on production cuts Even as oil prices continued to…

Texas regulators balk on oil production cuts

Texas regulators balk on oil production cuts Even as oil prices continued to plummet, state…

First Reading: Dan Patrick – `There are more important things than living’

First Reading: Dan Patrick – `There are more important things than living’ It takes a…

Alex Jones ex-wife rebuffed in bid to gain daughters custody after he courted COVID-19 at rally

Alex Jones’ ex-wife rebuffed in bid to gain daughters’ custody after he courted COVID-19 at rally…

Law puts expansive emergency power in Abbott’s hands

Law puts expansive emergency power in Abbott’s hands State law gives Gov. Greg Abbott expansive and…

FORTIFYING THE FRONTLINE: Hundreds of retired Texas nurses, doctors ask to return to work

FORTIFYING THE FRONTLINE: Hundreds of retired Texas nurses, doctors ask to return to work Ann…

FORTIFYING THE FRONT LINE: Hundreds of retired Texas nurses, doctors ask to return to work

FORTIFYING THE FRONT LINE: Hundreds of retired Texas nurses, doctors ask to return to work …

NASA Astronauts Meir, Morgan, Crewmate Skripochka Return from Space Station

NASA astronauts Jessica Meir and Andrew Morgan returned to Earth Friday, along with Soyuz Commander Oleg…

Fact-check: Is obesity the No. 1 factor in COVID-19 hospitalizations?

Fact-check: Is obesity the No. 1 factor in COVID-19 hospitalizations? This piece was originally published…

Fact-check: Is there a scientific basis for coronavirus death rate?

Fact-check: Is there a scientific basis for coronavirus death rate? This piece was originally published…

Protest presents opportunity to talk to people in person

Protest presents opportunity to talk to people in person On Monday I returned to the…

Texas panel approves African American studies course

Texas panel approves African American studies course The State Board of Education Friday unanimously approved…

Texas coronavirus deaths reach 428

Texas coronavirus deaths reach 428 The number of COVID-19 deaths in Texas surged past 400…

Abbott to spell out economic response to COVID-19 at noon

Gov. Greg Abbott will hold a Capitol news conference on Texas’ economic response to COVID-19 today…

Abbott eases some restrictions in fight against the coronavirus

Abbott eases some restrictions in fight against the coronavirus Gov. Greg Abbott Friday announced executive…

Abbott faces crosswinds as he prepares plan to reopen Texas

Jamie Hartman, 44, wearing a black “Come and Take it” T-shirt depicting not a cannon but…

Fact-check: Do Republicans want to cut health coverage even during the pandemic?

This piece was originally published on PolitiFact.com on April 16, 2020.Endorsing his former vice president, Joe…

Susan Combs: Returning to Texas for family reasons

Susan Combs, a former statewide elected official in Texas, said that she’s leaving her post at…

Nearly 1,000 new coronavirus cases reported in Texas

Texas health authorities reported 963 new coronavirus cases statewide Thursday, a six-day high. There are now…

Siegel has more cash than Gandhi, but way less than McCaul

Mike Siegel holds a two-to-one cash advantage over Democratic rival Pritesh Gandhi in the Democratic runoff…

Fact-check: Does Anthony Fauci have millions invested in a coronavirus vaccine?

This piece was originally published on PolitiFact.com on April 15, 2020.The country’s top infectious disease expert…

Bryan City Council OKs delayed payment of hotel occupancy taxes

Bryan council members approved an ordinance Tuesday that grants hoteliers extra time to pay their hotel…

Faces of the Pandemic: Learning Express Toys of College Station keeps the fun going

Learning Express Toys of College Station, once filled with the sound of children laughing and playing,…

Ollie’s Bargain Outlet opens Wednesday in College Station

Ollie’s Bargain Outlet is opening today in College Station — following state and local guidelines and…

Easterwood Airport to receive $1.4M in relief funding from CARES Act

Easterwood Airport is set to receive more than $1.4 million in relief funding from President Trump’s…

Earth-Size, Habitable Zone Planet Found Hidden in Early NASA Kepler Data

A team of transatlantic scientists, using reanalyzed data from NASA’s Kepler space telescope, has discovered an…

Coronavirus in Texas: 46 new deaths as hospitalizations hit new high

The number of Texans hospitalized with COVID-19 rose for the second consecutive day Wednesday as state…

Wendy outpaces Chip in CD-21 money race

Democrat Wendy Davis continues to outpace U.S. Rep. Chip Roy in her bid to topple the…

Wendy Davis outpaces Chip Roy in money race

Democrat Wendy Davis continues to outpace U.S. Rep. Chip Roy in her bid to unseat the…

Coronavirus crisis leads to surge in Texas food stamp applications

Twice as many Texans applied for food stamps in March than during the same period last…

Cornyn, Hegar, West report fundraising numbers in shadow of coronavirus

U.S. Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, reported raising $2.7 million in the first three months of 2020,…

NASA Astronaut, Air Force General to Talk with Students About Future of Air, Space

NASA astronaut Nick Hague and Air Force Maj. Gen. Jeannie Leavitt will discuss leadership for the…

Census delay may lead to summer 2021 redistricting session

A delayed 2020 census count likely would force the Texas Legislature to draw new congressional and…

Paxton: New property tax break not meant for coronavirus losses

A new Texas law allowing tax exemptions for disaster-damaged property does not apply to economic losses…

New COVID-19 numbers dampen hopes of Texas turnaround

One day after Gov. Greg Abbott saw a glimmer of hope in recent COVID-19 trends, a…

Unusual alliance: Some oil firms, green groups agree on limiting Texas oil production

For years, environmental groups have sparred with oil and gas companies over air, water and even…

Appeals court gives partial victory to Texas abortion providers

In a partial victory for Texas abortion providers, a federal appeals court has allowed drug-induced abortions…

NASA TV to Air Landing of NASA Astronauts Meir, Morgan, Crewmate Skripochka

NASA astronaut Andrew Morgan, who has spent nine months living and working on the International Space…

Abbott: Coronavirus numbers show glimmer of hope, but with red flags

Launching a week when he hopes to pivot toward economic recovery, Gov. Greg Abbott on Monday…

Susan Combs leaves Interior Department post

A former Texas state official who has long served as a lightning rod on environmental and…

Abbott: Appeals court agreed with 'decision I had made' on abortion ban

Asked Monday if he believed that most abortions in Texas should be banned under his March…

Fact-check: Was Trump slow to halt travel from China?

This piece was originally published on PolitiFact.com on April 13, 2020.President Donald Trump routinely claims that…

DAVE SAYS: Small business owners seek help with financial quandaries

Dear Dave: My husband runs a small business that has never done very well. We have…

Fears of ‘Wild West’ as COVID-19 blood tests hit the market

WASHINGTON (AP) — Blood tests for the coronavirus could play a key role in deciding whether…

Brazos Valley COVID-19 Community Relief Fund announces latest recipients

The Brazos Valley COVID-19 Community Relief Fund announced its Phase 1, Round II award recipients on…

Deserted icons: No College World Series hits Omaha hard

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Rich Tokheim’s sports apparel shop is right across the street from TD…

Bryan Texas Utilities seeking kids’ artwork for 2021 calendar

Bryan Texas Utilities is looking for artwork from area elementary school students to use in its…

Trump winery eligible for bailout in virus relief law

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s Virginia vineyard could be eligible for a federal bailout under…

NASA Marks Earth Day’s 50th Anniversary with #EarthDayAtHome

As the world observes the 50th anniversary of Earth Day on Wednesday, April 22, NASA is…

NASA Looks to University Teams to Advance Aviation Technology

NASA has selected five teams led by university faculty and students to examine a range of…

NASA Awards Propellants and Life Support Services Contract

NASA has awarded a contract to AECOM Management Services Inc. of Germantown, Maryland, to support the…

Maine Students to Speak with NASA Astronauts Aboard Space Station

Students from Maine will have an opportunity next week to talk with NASA astronauts aboard the…

NASA Astronaut Chris Cassidy, Crewmates Arrive Safely at Space Station

NASA astronaut Chris Cassidy and two Russian cosmonauts arrived Thursday for their mission aboard the International…

NASA Calls on Gamers, Citizen Scientists to Help Map World’s Corals

NASA invites video gamers and citizen scientists to embark on virtual ocean research expeditions to help…

Protecting children with asthma from COVID-19

Children diagnosed with asthma are at higher risk for contracting COVID-19, even though their symptoms may…