T/texas

  1. Where Will the Medical Misfits Go? Op Ed, May 26

    Safety-net hospitals keep us all healthy by treating the patients no one else wants. Don’t let Republicans destroy them....

  2. 21 Across U.S. Are Indicted in ‘Modern-Day Sex Slave’ Ring National, May 25

    The operation ran for at least eight years and involved hundreds of mostly young Thai women who were shuttled between American cities as prostitutes, officials said....

  3. For-Profit Jail Is Accused of Ignoring Man’s Pleas for Medical Help Before Death National, May 25

    “I can’t breathe,” Michael Sabbie can be heard telling guards and a nurse on video. The next day, he was found dead....

  4. Death in a Texas Jail Video, May 25

    A video shows a struggle between Michael Sabbie and five guards. He was found dead in his cell the next day. A federal lawsuit has been filed by his family....

  5. Barbara Smith Conrad, Singer at Center of Integration Dispute, Dies at 79 Culture, May 24

    As a 19-year-old University of Texas student in 1957, Ms. Conrad became the focus of attention when a state legislator objected to her casting in a mixed-race production of “Dido and Aeneas.”...

  6. Texas House Approves New Limits on Abortion National, May 20

    State lawmakers backed legislation banning a second-trimester procedure and the sale or donation of fetal tissue. The measure is expected to pass in the State Senate as well....

  7. The Way Texas Treats Women Editorial, May 19

    The state offers a case study of the severe consequences of attacks on women’s health....

  8. Why Texas Democrats Are Betting on Beto O’Rourke Op Ed, May 19

    After his bruising presidential run, Senator Ted Cruz looks vulnerable. Meet his likely Democratic challenger....

  9. Why Texans Are Fighting Anti-Immigrant Legislation Op Ed, May 17

    We fund our police to protect us from danger and defend our rights, not to tear apart families....

  10. Undue Burden: Trying to Get an Abortion in Louisiana Op Ed, May 16

    When getting an abortion is even harder than the decision to have one....

  11. Texas Seeks Medicaid Money It Gave Up Over Planned Parenthood Ban Science, May 15

    Four years after Texas gave up millions of dollars in federal Medicaid funds, a request presents an important early test for the Trump administration....

  12. Sandra Bland’s Sister Calls Pared-Down Texas Policing Bill ‘Gut-Wrenching’ National, May 13

    Lawmakers stripped changes to police procedure from a bill named after Sandra Bland, a black woman found dead in jail after being stopped by a white state trooper....

  13. Texas Boy Could Be Kept From Defending Girls’ Title Sports, May 12

    A bill being considered in Texas could prevent transgender athletes from competing if their hormone therapy is ruled a safety or fairness issue....

  14. Texas Bill Would Let Adoption Agencies Reject Families on Religious Grounds National, May 11

    Under the bill, which was approved by the House and goes to the Senate, foster care and adoption agencies could refuse to place children with same-sex couples, atheists and others....

  15. With ‘Sanctuary Cities’ Ban, Texas Pushes Further Right National, May 9

    Gov. Greg Abbott signed a law that has angered Democrats and represents a harsher climate for Latino residents in a state with the nation’s second-largest Hispanic population....

  16. Warrant Details How Officer’s Fatal Encounter With Texas Teenager Escalated National, May 9

    Before a Balch Springs police officer fired multiple rounds at a car full of teenagers, another officer broke a passenger window with his weapon....

  17. How the New York Times Express Team Covers Its Digital Beat Summary, May 8

    Our team members cast their trained eyes on the wires, social media and other sources to deliver news from the kooky to the very serious....

  18. Texas Governor Signs a Ban on Sanctuary Cities National, May 7

    The law, which seeks to prevent the local authorities from limiting cooperation with federal immigration officials, was opposed by some city police chiefs....

  19. Trump’s Wall Faces a Barrier in Texas: Landowner Lawsuits National, May 7

    In a state where land ownership has an almost mythic resonance, opposition to a wall bordering Mexico could delay construction for years....

  20. Father of Jordan Edwards Sues Former Texas Officer in Fatal Shooting National, May 7

    Odell Edwards filed suit in Dallas against Roy D. Oliver II for shooting into a car and killing Jordan, 15, who was leaving a party on April 29....

  21. Texas Town Gathers to Grieve for Teenager Fatally Shot by Officer National, May 6

    Friends, family and classmates attended a private service in Mesquite, Tex., to remember 15-year-old Jordan Edwards, who was killed by the police as he left a party last month....

  22. Police Officer Who Fatally Shot 15-Year-Old Texas Boy Is Charged With Murder National, May 5

    The Dallas Sheriff’s Department issued a warrant for the arrest of the officer, Roy D. Oliver II, who killed Jordan Edwards as he left a party....

  23. Locked Up for Being Poor Editorial, May 5

    A federal judge rules that the routine use of cash bail unconstitutionally harms the poor....

  24. Don’t Jail Crime Victims for Not Testifying Op Ed, May 4

    I was shot in the stomach at a parade. Here’s why I refused to cooperate with the prosecution....

  25. A Path to America, Marked by More and More Bodies Interactive, May 4

    Over 16 years, the Border Patrol documented 6,023 deaths in the four states bordering Mexico, more than from the Sept. 11 attacks and Hurricane Katrina combined....

  26. Poignant Paper Trail From the South Texas Border Insider, May 4

    “Sorry for destroying your door and for having used your belongings ...”...

  27. El rastro de cuerpos a lo largo de la frontera entre México y Estados Unidos Interactive, May 4

    Desde el 2000, las autoridades estadounidenses han documentado más de 6000 muertes en los estados fronterizos. Un proyecto busca identificar a los fallecidos....

  28. El rastro de cuerpos a lo largo de la frontera entre México y Estados Unidos Interactive, May 4

    Desde el 2000, las autoridades estadounidenses han documentado más de 6000 muertes en los estados fronterizos. Un proyecto busca identificar a los fallecidos.

  29. A Path to America, Marked by More and More Bodies Interactive, May 4

    Over 16 years, the Border Patrol documented 6,023 deaths in the four states bordering Mexico, more than from the Sept. 11 attacks and Hurricane Katrina combined.

  30. Prosecutors in Texas Weigh Murder Charges for Former Police Officer National, May 3

    The mother of Roy D. Oliver II, the former officer who killed a 15-year-old, spoke proudly of her son’s service as a policeman and an Army soldier in Iraq....

  31. $700,000 Houses in Connecticut, Michigan and Texas Real Estate, May 3

    A 1790 farmhouse in Roxbury, a midcentury house near Grand Rapids and a 1902 cottage in San Antonio

  32. What You Get for ... $700,000 Slideshow, May 3

    A 1790 farmhouse in Roxbury, a midcentury house near Grand Rapids and a 1902 cottage in San Antonio

  33. Police Officer Who Fatally Shot 15-Year-Old Texas Boy Is Fired U.S., May 2

    The teenager, Jordan Edwards, was a passenger in a car fired upon by a police officer responding to reports of underage drinking at a party, the authorities said.

  34. Police Account Changes in Killing of Texas 15-Year-Old U.S., May 1

    Jordan Edwards was shot late on Saturday when the police in a Dallas suburb were responding to a call reporting young people drinking.

  35. Texas Immigration Bill Draws Protesters to the State Capitol U.S., May 1

    The bill would ban so-called sanctuary jurisdictions in Texas and force local law enforcement officials to cooperate with federal immigration agencies.

  36. Man Wielding Knife Kills One and Injures Three at University of Texas U.S., May 1

    A man who witnesses described as eerily composed as he stabbed students with a bowie knife was quickly apprehended by the police.

  37. Tornadoes and Flooding in South and Midwest Kill at Least 9 U.S., April 30

    A rare late-season blizzard also hit western Kansas this weekend.

  38. Kimbell Art Museum in Texas Acquires a Rare Modigliani Sculpture Arts, April 30

    Gwendolyn Weiner, daughter of the collectors Ted and Lucile Weiner, donated Modigliani’s “Head” (circa 1913) to the museum in honor of her parents.

  39. At Least 5 Are Killed in Tornadoes in East Texas U.S., April 30

    Three tornadoes touched down east of Dallas, flipping cars, knocking down trees and destroying homes, the authorities said.

  40. Judge in Houston Strikes Down Harris County’s Bail System U.S., April 29

    The judge’s ruling said that the system is unfair to the poor and that it violates the Constitution.