Scientists dismiss UFOs as fantasies. But one Austin group meets regularly to scan the skies for spaceships from outer space.
A movement to promote burials that allow bodies to decompose naturally is being led by women who hope to change the conversation surrounding death and death care.
The park has been a high-profile outdoor showcase for artists. But some say they’re tired of the taggers and others who deface their work.
Hurricane Katrina inspired April Watkins to become a nurse. An earthquake in Haiti spurred her to start annual trips to help the rural poor there.
For more than four decades, Bob Childress has occupied an office in Gregory Gym, with walls covered in snapshots of University of Texas at Austin history and his two diplomas, from 1973 and 1976. Soon, he will take it all down. Childress plans to retire next spring, on the back end of the year-long celebration […]
At female gun clubs in Central Texas, women share an interest in self-protection with style: Custom-colored guns and holsters adapted for women’s bodies are growing in popularity.
“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.
byMolly Smith and Lynda Gonzalez
A policy of mass deportation would have a significant effect on Texas’ economy, which depends on immigrant laborers to fill jobs in its construction, agriculture and hospitality industries, according to economists and industry insiders.
Several groups are helping the newcomers find welcome and help in an unfamiliar city.
The plan would increase ridership and revenue. But it also means many people would have to find new routes to work, school or services.
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 […]
They don’t often get to play. But when the coach puts them in the game, it’s their chance to shine or stumble.
They escaped the bombs and repression of a five-year civil war. Now they are trying to rebuild their lives in a new country.
The group vows to challenge Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick’s effort to pass school vouchers in the 2017 Legislature. Johnson said he has told Patrick to his face, “This will not pass.”
There is no rest for the high school baseball pitcher. But the University Interscholastic League is trying to correct that. On Oct.1 7, the governing body of high school sports in Texas set a limit of 110 pitches per game, effective the 2017 season. The UIL enacted the policy to protect young arms from damage and reduce […]
A House committee is studying ways to address complaints that homeowners could face foreclosures because of high attorney fees assessed by HOAs.
Mitchel Wong has prospered as an eye doctor, rancher and real estate investor. His $20 million donation will create a new institute at Dell Medical.
Lake Travis senior defensive tackle Cesar Guzman last saw Santiago Villegas in July. “I asked him when he was coming back,” Guzman said. “He said that he wasn’t sure, so I was like, ‘Well, you gotta come back, we start football in two weeks.’” Two weeks later, Guzman stood next to an empty locker. Villegas […]
More than 100 players on 10 teams gather every Saturday from August to October.