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  1. Maine, Texas and Alabama Election Results: Live Updates and Analysis Interactive, Yesterday

    Follow live coverage and analysis from Times reporters.

  2. Ronny Jackson, Ex-White House Doctor, Wins Texas House Runoff Politics, Yesterday

    Dr. Jackson, a Republican who was backed by President Trump and based his campaign around their close relationship, effectively stamped his ticket to Congress in a deep-red district.

  3. What It’s Been Like to Vote in 2020 So Far Politics, Yesterday

    Long lines. Pizza at the polls. Absentee ballots that never showed up. And that’s just the warm-up to November.

  4. Alabama’s Mud-Slinging Senate Primary Politics, Yesterday

    Welcome to the most negative Senate campaign of 2020 so far.

  5. Who Bears Witness to a Hidden Epidemic? Op Ed, Yesterday

    We know domestic violence is spiking under lockdown — we just don’t know the details. Here are women who do.

  6. Texas Republican Primary Runoff Election Results: 35th Congressional District Interactive, Yesterday

  7. Texas Republican Primary Runoff Election Results: 18th Congressional District Interactive, Yesterday

  8. Texas Republican Primary Runoff Election Results: 15th Congressional District Interactive, Yesterday

  9. Texas Democratic Primary Runoff Election Results: 10th Congressional District Interactive, Yesterday

  10. Texas Democratic Primary Runoff Election Results: Third Congressional District Interactive, Yesterday

  11. Texas Democratic Primary Runoff Election Results: 31st Congressional District Interactive, Yesterday

  12. Texas Republican Primary Runoff Election Results: 16th Congressional District Interactive, Yesterday

  13. Texas Primary Runoff Election Results: 17th Congressional District Interactive, Yesterday

  14. Texas Democratic Primary Runoff Election Results: 24th Congressional District Interactive, Yesterday

  15. Texas U.S. Senate Democratic Primary Runoff Election Results Interactive, Yesterday

  16. Texas Primary Runoff Election Results: 13th Congressional District Interactive, Yesterday

  17. Texas Republican Primary Runoff Election Results: 20th Congressional District Interactive, Yesterday

  18. Texas Republican Primary Runoff Election Results: 22nd Congressional District Interactive, Yesterday

  19. Texas Republican Primary Runoff Election Results: 23rd Congressional District Interactive, Yesterday

  20. Abraham Vega, 48, ‘Peacemaking’ Texas Sheriff, Dies Obits, Yesterday

    Remarried, likely to win re-election in November, he was embarking on a second act when he died of the novel coronavirus.

  21. Live Primary Election Results: Races in Alabama, Maine and Texas Interactive, Yesterday

    Get the latest primary results from Alabama, Maine and Texas.

  22. Live Primary Election Results: Races in Alabama, Maine and Texas Interactive, Yesterday

    Get the latest primary results from Alabama, Maine and Texas.

  23. Fui a Texas a cubrir el coronavirus desde casa. Luego mi familia se enfermó en Español, Yesterday

    Edgar Sandoval sabía que estaba bien preparado para informar sobre la propagación del coronavirus desde su hogar familiar en la frontera entre Texas y México. Poco podía imaginar lo que encontraría.

  24. Automakers Are Making Cars, but Virus Surge Puts That at Risk Business, Yesterday

    Some workers are calling on the industry to shut down plants in states where virus cases have increased sharply in recent weeks.

  25. 2020 Election Live Updates: Republicans Plan to Move Convention Events Outdoors Politics, Yesterday

    Jeff Sessions hopes to win back his old Senate seat in Alabama, while primary and runoff elections are taking place in Texas and Maine.

  26. Alabama Votes for Tommy Tuberville, and Democrats Name a Challenger in Maine Politics, Yesterday

    A former college football coach defeated Jeff Sessions in a Republican runoff in Alabama, and Sara Gideon will challenge Susan Collins for the Senate in Maine. Key races also took place in Texas.

  27. I Went Home to Texas to Cover the Virus. Then My Family Got It. National, Yesterday

    Edgar Sandoval knew he was well prepared to report on the spread of the coronavirus on the Texas-Mexico border. He was going home. Little did he know exactly what he would find.

  28. Why We’re Losing the Battle With Covid-19 Magazine, Yesterday

    The escalating crisis in Texas shows how the chronic underfunding of public health has put America on track for the worst coronavirus response in the developed world.

  29. Primaries in Alabama and Maine, and Runoff Elections in Texas: What to Watch For National, Yesterday

    Jeff Sessions is fighting for his political life in an Alabama race that will signal the strength of President Trump’s hold on his base. And in Maine, the spotlight is on which Democrat will face Susan Collins.

  30. Primary and Runoff Elections in Alabama, Maine and Texas: What to Watch For Politics, Yesterday

    Jeff Sessions is fighting for his political life in an Alabama race that will signal the strength of President Trump’s hold on his base. And in Maine, the spotlight is on which Democrat will face Susan Collins.

  31. The Pandemic Could Get Much, Much Worse. We Must Act Now. Op Ed, Yesterday

    A comprehensive shutdown may be required in much of the country.

  32. Ted Cruz Was Seen on a Flight Without a Mask. His Office Says He Followed Airline Policy. Express, July 13

    The senator’s office says he wears a mask when traveling and temporarily takes it off to eat or drink.

  33. ‘I Can’t Keep Doing This:’ Small-Business Owners Are Giving Up Business, July 13

    More owners are permanently shutting their doors after new lockdown orders, realizing that there may be no end in sight to the crisis.

  34. Un hombre de 30 años muere después de asistir a una ‘fiesta COVID’, dice un hospital de Texas en Español, July 13

    “Pensé que era un engaño”, dijo el hombre a su enfermero, informó una funcionaria del hospital.

  35. The Initial Roger Stone Fallout Politics, July 13

    “Unprecedented, historic corruption,” Romney calls a commutation: This is your morning tip sheet.

  36. Fracking Firms Fail, Rewarding Executives and Raising Climate Fears Climate, July 12

    Oil and gas companies are hurtling toward bankruptcy, raising fears that wells will be left leaking planet-warming pollutants, with cleanup costs left to taxpayers.

  37. Florida Breaks U.S. Coronavirus Record for Most New Cases in a Day National, July 12

    The state recorded 15,300 new coronavirus cases on Sunday, easily passing the previous one-day high of 12,274 set at the height of the outbreak in New York in April.

  38. For Sports Halted at the Outbreak’s Onset, Loans Saved Staff Sports, July 12

    A youth gymnastics organization. Community-based skeet shooters. A freshly formed lacrosse league. These are some of the organizations that received Paycheck Protection Program funds.

  39. 2 Police Officers Are Shot and Killed in McAllen, Texas Express, July 12

    The officers were responding to a domestic disturbance call when a man opened fire on them, the authorities said. That man later took his own life.

  40. Texas Hospital Says Man, 30, Died After Attending a ‘Covid Party’ Express, July 12

    Health experts have been skeptical that such parties occur, and details of this case could not be independently confirmed.

  41. In Texas Beach City, Out-of-Towners Drove In an Outbreak National, July 11

    A month ago, Corpus Christi had hardly any cases of coronavirus and business was booming. Now it is struggling to contain one of the state’s fastest growing outbreaks. What happened?

  42. Georgia. Ohio. Texas. Democrats Tell Biden to Go Big (He’s Being Cautious). Politics, July 11

    This election, some Democrats argue, offers the party the provocative possibility of a new path to the presidency, even as others warn against overconfidence.

  43. Thinking of Traveling in the U.S.? These States Have Travel Restrictions Travel, July 10

    A third of states have strict measures in place for visitors, from mandatory testing to quarantine requirements.

  44. Houston Mayor Cancels Texas G.O.P. Convention, Calling It ‘Public Health Risk’ National, July 8

    Mayor Sylvester Turner said the large gathering of Republican officials amid a worsening pandemic would put many people at risk. Party officials said they were exploring a legal challenge.

  45. Is This the End of New Pipelines? Climate, July 8

    Defeats at three projects reflect increasingly sophisticated legal challenges, shifting economics and growing demands by states to fight climate change.

  46. The ‘Surreal’ Moment After Release From Prison Op Ed, July 7

    For these former inmates in Texas, the rush of emotions that accompany freedom play out at a Greyhound bus station.

  47. Huntsville Station Video, July 7

    For these former inmates in Texas, the rush of emotions that accompany freedom play out at a Greyhound bus station.

  48. We Went Inside a Houston Hospital Dealing With the Virus Surge Interactive, July 7

    We spent time with the doctors and patients dealing with the outbreak at Houston’s largest hospital. “I’ll be honest with you, I can barely keep track,” one doctor told us.

  49. Nurses Who Battled Virus in New York Confront Friends Back Home Who Say It’s a Hoax Express, July 7

    After aiding coronavirus patients in New York City, nurses face relatives and friends who refuse to wear masks or don’t believe the virus is real.

  50. Nurses Who Battled Virus in New York Confront Friends Back Home Who Say It’s a Hoax Express, July 7

    After aiding coronavirus patients in New York City, nurses face relatives and friends who refuse to wear masks or don’t believe the virus is real.

  51. Months Into Virus Crisis, U.S. Cities Still Lack Testing Capacity National, July 6

    With cases surging, some cities are seeing long testing lines and slow results.

  52. ‘An Empty Presence in My Chest’: Vanessa Guillen’s Family Calls for Change in the Military Express, July 6

    Remains found in Texas were confirmed to belong to Specialist Vanessa Guillen, who went missing at Fort Hood more than two months ago. Her family said she had dreamed of being in the military since childhood.

  53. Fourth of July Celebrations Dulled by Soaring Coronavirus Cases National, July 4

    Many Americans, fearful of the virus, stayed at home and held muted celebrations, although some went on undeterred.

  54. As Coronavirus Slams Houston Hospitals, It’s Like New York ‘All Over Again’ Investigative, July 4

    The death toll is lower, but there are echoes of March as cases spike, doctors fall ill and supplies run short. Now, Texas is trying to adapt hard-won lessons while addressing a new set of challenges.

  55. In West Texas, Lingering Distrust in Public Health Measures as Virus Spreads National, July 4

    Early in the pandemic, much of rural Texas had low case counts and few worries. Now, conservative areas are seeing a surge in cases, but distrust in government mandates endures.

  56. ‘I Can Barely Keep Track’: Texas Hospital Battles Coronavirus Surge Video, July 4

    Our correspondent Sheri Fink goes behind the scenes at Houston Methodist Hospital as coronavirus cases rise.

  57. Governor Orders Texans to Wear Masks as Virus Cases Surge Video, July 2

    Gov. Greg Abbott ordered residents to wear face coverings in public as the state confronts mounting coronavirus infections and pressure from local officials.

  58. Texas Governor Reverses Course and Orders Face Masks National, July 2

    In an abrupt reversal, Gov. Greg Abbott directed Texans in all counties with 20 or more coronavirus cases to wear face masks in public places. He also authorized limits on public gatherings.

  59. Prosecutors File Charge in Case of Vanessa Guillen, Missing Fort Hood Soldier Express, July 2

    In a complaint, prosecutors said that another soldier killed Private Guillen, and that he and his girlfriend tried to dispose of her remains near the Leon River in Texas.

  60. Tesla Shines During the Pandemic as Other Automakers Struggle Business, July 2

    The electric carmaker’s deliveries fell only modestly as sales in China and other overseas markets nearly made up for lost sales in the United States.

  61. How Chief Justice Roberts Solved His Abortion Dilemma Op Ed, July 2

    For the moment, the right to choose is safe. But the outlook is ominous.

  62. Missing Fort Hood Soldier’s Remains May Have Been Found Video, July 1

    A lawyer for the family of Pfc. Vanessa Guillen said on Wednesday that her remains had most likely been found and that a suspect in her disappearance had killed himself.

  63. Arrest Is Made in Connection With Missing Fort Hood Soldier Express, July 1

    A second suspect killed himself on Tuesday, the Army said. The family of Pfc. Vanessa Guillen called for a congressional investigation into her disappearance in April.

  64. A Major Ruling on Abortion Podcasts, June 30

    Why the Supreme Court struck down a Louisiana law that required doctors performing the procedure to have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals.

  65. In Texas, Voting Reflects Partisan Split Over How to Deal With Virus National, June 29

    Democrats failed in their bid to shift to mail-in voting, so Texans headed to the polls for early voting amid a surge in coronavirus cases.

  66. Texas Prosecutor Resigns Over Facebook Post About Nazi Germany Express, June 29

    The post, shared last week by Kaylynn Williford, was criticized for appearing to equate protesters against racism and police brutality with Nazis who “tore down statues.”

  67. Two Friends in Texas Were Tested for Coronavirus. One Bill Was $199. The Other? $6,408. Upshot, June 29

    It’s an example of the unpredictable way health prices can vary for patients who receive identical care.

  68. We Know How to Beat the Virus. This Is How Republicans Can Do It. Op Ed, June 29

    The Senate can take a page from the market economies around the world that managed to fight the pandemic and safely restore normalcy.

  69. ‘Feeling Like Death’: Inside a Houston Hospital Bracing for a Virus Peak Investigative, June 28

    As young patients fill new virus wards, Houston Methodist is calling nurses to work extra shifts and ramping up its testing efforts.

  70. How Texas Swaggered Into a Coronavirus Disaster Op Ed, June 28

    The state wanted to be among the first to reopen. It’s now dealing with the consequences.

  71. Houston Moves to ‘Severe’ Covid Warning. Will Enough People Listen? National, June 27

    In Texas’ most populous county, officials are again urging people to stay home, saying this flood of cases will be worse than the last one.

  72. ‘San Antonio Strong’ Op Ed, June 27

    The city’s food bank has been a lifeline and a source of hope for many across Southwest Texas.

  73. Leaders Re-examine U.S. Reopenings as Coronavirus Cases Hit Another Record National, June 26

    Officials nationwide were rethinking their efforts to slow the virus, which the nation’s top infectious disease expert said were “not working.”

  74. 7 Killed in Crash in El Paso After Border Patrol Tried to Stop Car Express, June 26

    The vehicle, which was carrying 10 people, had been pursued before it crashed into a semitrailer on private property, the authorities said.

  75. As Cases Surge, Pence Misleads on Coronavirus Pandemic Washington, June 26

    The vice president falsely claimed that increased testing “is generating” more cases, among other exaggerations and inaccurate claims.

  76. New Numbers Showing Coronavirus Spread Intrude on a White House in Denial Washington, June 26

    Both President Trump and Vice President Pence seem oblivious to the new chapter in the pandemic.

  77. Many Students Will Be in Classrooms Only Part of the Week This Fall National, June 26

    Some American school districts are beginning to announce hybrid schedules that include a mix of online and in-school learning, presenting a difficult challenge for working parents.

  78. Supreme Court Turns Down Request to Allow All Texans to Vote by Mail Washington, June 26

    Democrats in the state had urged the justices to reinstate a federal trial judge’s order based on the 26th Amendment, which bars voting discrimination based on age.

  79. What Texas Would Look Like Without Obamacare Upshot, June 26

    The state leading the latest effort to overturn the health law used to have weaker coverage and more uninsured residents.

  80. A Dilemma in Texas Podcasts, June 26

    The state’s governor was insistent about reopening. Then the number of coronavirus cases soared.

  81. As Virus Surges, Younger People Account for ‘Disturbing’ Number of Cases National, June 25

    People in their 20s, 30s and 40s account for a growing proportion of the cases in many places, raising fears that asymptomatic young people are helping to fuel the virus’s spread.

  82. Texas Pauses Reopening as Virus Cases Soar Across the South and West National, June 25

    A growing number of states are pausing plans to reopen, amid rising case counts. But Gov. Greg Abbott of Texas said shutting back down was the “last thing we want to do.”

  83. Texas Pauses Reopening as Virus Cases Soar Across the South and West National, June 25

    A growing number of states are pausing plans to reopen, amid rising case counts. But Gov. Greg Abbott of Texas said shutting back down was the “last thing we want to do.”

  84. Still Reeling From Oil Plunge, Texas Faces New Threat: Surge in Virus Cases Business, June 25

    Businesses were reopening in recent weeks and oil prices had climbed north of $40 a barrel before coronavirus infections accelerated in the state.

  85. Coronavirus Briefing: What Happened Today N Y T Now, June 25

    Updates on the surges in Texas, California, Arizona and Florida.

  86. Coronavirus Briefing: What Happened Today U.S., June 25

    Updates on the surges in Texas, California, Arizona and Florida.

  87. This College Football Team Had No Coronavirus Cases at First. Then It Shut Down. Sports, June 25

    A spike in positive coronavirus tests is prompting universities across college sports to acknowledge how precarious their plans are for a season.

  88. Coronavirus Surge Raises Alarm as States Report New Highs Business, June 24

    Florida, Texas, Oklahoma and South Carolina set daily records. Nationwide, more than 36,000 cases were reported Wednesday.

  89. Virus Cases Are Soaring in Texas. But Closing Down Again Is a ‘Last Option.’ National, June 24

    Greg Abbott, the Republican governor of the country’s largest Republican-controlled state, is facing increasing pressure over his decision to open the economy.

  90. Texas Primary Forecast Interactive, June 24

  91. In Texas, 6 Critically Ill Covid-19 Patients Would Overwhelm This Hospital Op Ed, June 24

    A rural hospital in Texas braces for an outbreak while trying to stave off financial ruin.

  92. ‘I Need People to Hear My Voice’: Teens Protest Racism Express, June 23

    High school students have organized protests in California, Maryland and Michigan. In one Texas suburb, three teenagers led hundreds of people in a march, and they say they aren’t done organizing.

  93. America Is Too Broken to Fight the Coronavirus Op Ed, June 22

    No other developed country is doing so badly.

  94. Why a Rotting Green Bay Boardwalk May Help Solve America’s Jobs Crisis Business, June 22

    Some cities and states are looking toward a simple solution to mass unemployment: Hire workers directly.

  95. Public Health Experts Reject President’s View of Fading Pandemic Science, June 21

    Contrary to President Trump’s recent comments, specialists say, recent increases are real, and the virus is like a “forest fire” that will burn as long as there is fuel.

  96. W.H.O. Warns of ‘Dangerous Phase’ of Pandemic as Outbreaks Widen National, June 19

    Beijing and Seoul have had a recent surge in coronavirus cases, and businesses are recoiling in America as infections sharply increase in Southern and Western states.

  97. The 1865 Handwritten Order Marking Juneteenth Has Been Found Express, June 19

    The order to inform Texans that “all slaves are free” was found in a Union Army records book in the National Archives in Washington on Thursday.

  98. Probe of Old Drug Cases Raises Questions About 2004 George Floyd Arrest National, June 19

    Mr. Floyd was arrested in Houston over a $10 drug transaction. Now thousands of cases involving the officer who arrested him and his squad are under review.

  99. Juneteenth 2020 in Photos National, June 19

    Nationwide protests against racism and police brutality give new urgency to a holiday long cherished by African-Americans.

  100. El ‘Juneteenth’ es un recordatorio de que la libertad se ganó con esfuerzo en Español, June 19

    He celebrado esta festividad toda mi vida. Este año es diferente.

  101. The History and Meaning of Juneteenth Podcasts, June 19

    “When I think about Juneteenth as Emancipation Day, and I think about this moment, I feel like we still need to be emancipated.”

  102. Family of Fort Hood Soldier Who Disappeared in April Seeks Answers Express, June 19

    The mystery surrounding what happened to Pfc. Vanessa Guillen, 20, has drawn widespread attention.

  103. Why Juneteenth Matters Op Ed, June 18

    It was black Americans who delivered on Lincoln’s promise of “a new birth of freedom.”

  104. Supreme Court Stays Execution of Texas Inmate Over Issue of Spiritual Adviser Express, June 17

    Ruben Gutierrez’s lawyers argued that he had the right to have a Christian chaplain present during his execution.

  105. Juneteenth Is a Reminder That Freedom Wasn’t Just Handed Over Op Ed, June 17

    I’ve celebrated this holiday all my life. It’s different this year.

  106. Thomas Freeman, Renowned Debate Coach in Texas, Dies at 100 Obits, June 16

    His Texan Southern University team rose to national prominence, and Martin Luther King Jr., Barbara Jordan and Denzel Washington all learned from him.

  107. Thomas Freeman, Debate Coach With Broad Influence, Dies at 100 Obits, June 16

    His Texas Southern University team rose to national prominence, and Martin Luther King Jr., Barbara Jordan and Denzel Washington all learned from him.

  108. A Black Cowboy Confronts the Whitewashed History of the West Op Ed, June 16

    Larry Callies comes from a long line of black Americans living and working on the frontier.

  109. All I Have to Offer You Is Me Video, June 16

    Larry Callies comes from a long line of black cowboys living and working on the frontier.

  110. A Striking Disconnect on the Virus: Economic Pain With Little Illness Interactive, June 6

    In corners of the U.S. facing financial ruin, but where the coronavirus hasn’t arrived in full, an analysis of economic and infection data helps explain why some see reopening as long overdue.

  111. At the San Antonio Food Bank, the Cars Keep Coming Interactive, May 26

    Last month, aerial photos of a packed parking lot became a nationwide symbol of economic insecurity. If anything, the anxiety has only deepened.

  112. Texas Coronavirus Map and Case Count Interactive, April 1

    A detailed county map shows the extent of the coronavirus outbreak, with tables of the number of cases by county.

  113. How Megan Thee Stallion Turned ‘Hot’ Into a State of Mind Interactive, March 11

    The musician talks about the aftermath of going viral, the sanctuary of alter egos and what she hopes to do by the time she turns 40.