They escaped the bombs and repression of a five-year civil war. Now they are trying to rebuild their lives in a new country.
Cotulla and other towns in the Eagle Ford Shale are nursing economic hangovers from the collapse of an oil boom that pumped prosperity into the region.
Thanks to growing bird populations, this year’s season is the longest in eight decades. That creates opportunities for more people to enjoy an affordable form of hunting.
Travis County takes extra measures to secure its voting machines. The county clerk says the real hack is the people stirring up unfounded fears that the election could be tampered with.
“Every kid we had was so overmedicated” with psychotropic drugs, one longtime foster parent said. “It was horrible.”
Senate bill could get priority status when the Legislature convenes in January.
Black students in Texas have responded over the years to a long history of discrimination with sit-ins, marches and impassioned speeches. While those methods still persist, a newer medium is allowing students to fight what they perceive as injustices: social media. One of the main ways in which black students are raising their political voice […]
The county has topped its 90-percent registration goal; now the goal is to set another record for voter turnout.
byTravis Putnam Hill
Private landowners are working with the state to rebuild the herd in the face of drought, disease and habitat loss.
Neal Frey campaigns to make sure Texas textbooks include the conservative Christian perspective on issues such as evolution, American exceptionialism and sexual mores.
The centers provide therapy and special care for children traumatized by abuse and neglect.
A Texas coalition reviewing applications for projects to repair will award grants worth millions of dollars from a trust fund fed by fines paid by British Petroleum and the other companies responsible for the disaster.
Joe Kish can make dead animals come alive again — even elephants and crocodiles. In the taxidermy industry, he’s regarded as a pioneer.
The number of self-identified Wiccans in the United States has increased to 342,000 in 2008 from 134,000 in 2001, according to a survey. Wicca’s growth follows the rise in unconventional religions.
Texas is one of 19 states with no statutory guidelines on changing the gender on driver licenses and birth certificates.
Against a backdrop of more frequent mass shootings across the country, Combative Weapon Solutions founder and chief executive Lee Vernon, 42, an Austin firefighter, saw a need for tactical training for people who could fight back.