T/texas

  1. Yesterday’s Weather East Coast Heat live blog included one standalone post:
  2. Bush Dynasty, Its Influence Fading, Pins Hopes on One Last Stand in Texas U.S., Yesterday

    George P. Bush is running to unseat the incumbent attorney general. His family, once powerful in Texas, has become an albatross as well as an asset.

  3. Extreme Heat and Drought Conditions Fuel Several Texas Wildfires U.S., May 19

    The Mesquite Heat Fire, near Abilene, among nine wildfires the Texas A&M Forest Service was battling in the state, was 30 percent contained on Friday and had destroyed about 30 structures, the agency said.

  4. High Winds and Temperatures Fuel Mesquite Heat Fire in Texas Video, May 19

    The blaze has burned more than 9,000 acres and destroyed about 30 structures, according to local authorities.

  5. East Coast to Sizzle in Record Weekend Heat Interactive, May 19

    Much of the country will see temperatures top 90 degrees for the first time this year, much earlier than normal.

  6. Inside Operation Lone Star The Daily, May 19

    Gov. Greg Abbott of Texas has spent billions of dollars and deployed thousands of security officers to try to harden the U.S.-Mexico border. What has he achieved?

  7. Justice Dept. Employees Urge Administration to Grant Leave for Out-of-State Abortions U.S., May 18

    The request for federal employees to be granted time off to travel out of state for the procedure comes as large companies are starting to make accommodations in the area.

  8. Big Tech Takes Texas to the Supreme Court Business, May 18

    Social network companies want to block a Texas law that restricts content moderation.

  9. La defensa violenta de la blanquitud en Español, May 17

    La teoría del reemplazo pone en peligro la democracia.

  10. Dallas Police Arrest Suspect in Attack on 3 Korean American Women U.S., May 17

    The authorities said that the suspect had a history of anti-Asian bigotry and that they were investigating possible links to a series of attacks against other Asian businesses.

  11. The Long Game of White-Power Activists Isn’t Just About Violence Opinion, May 17

    How replacement theory jeopardizes democracy.

  12. Buffalo Shooting Highlights Rise of Hate Crimes Against Black Americans U.S., May 16

    The federal data shows a recent spike in assaults, threats and incidents of bias.

  13. The Buffalo mass shooting was one of more than 200 this year. U.S., May 16

  14. Supreme Court Rules for Ted Cruz in Campaign Finance Case U.S., May 16

    The Texas senator challenged a federal law that put a $250,000 cap on repayments of candidates’ loans to their campaigns using postelection contributions.

  15. Here Are the Wildfire Risks to Homes Across the Lower 48 States Interactive, May 16

    New data was used to calculate fire risk to residential and other properties. The threats are rising.

  16. Way Out West Gameplay, May 14

    Daniel Mauer gives us a lift.

  17. Justice Thomas Says Leaked Opinion Destroyed Trust at the Supreme Court U.S., May 14

    In remarks at a conference in Dallas, he also denounced the recent protests at justices’ homes and said conservatives would not adopt such tactics.

  18. Dallas Salon Shooting May Be Linked to Wider Attacks on Asian Businesses U.S., May 13

    The police said that a burgundy minivan that was spotted fleeing the salon shooting, which wounded three women, resembled vehicles seen at other recent shootings around Asian businesses.

  19. Texas Court Allows Abuse Inquiries of Parents of Transgender Children U.S., May 13

    But the court said Gov. Greg Abbott did not have the authority to order such investigations, acknowledging they could cause “irreparable harm.”

  20. Texas Eighth Congressional District Primary Election Results Interactive, May 13

    See full results and maps from the Texas primary elections.

  21. Texas 36th Congressional District Primary Election Results Interactive, May 13

    See full results and maps from the Texas primary elections.

  22. Texas 14th Congressional District Primary Election Results Interactive, May 13

    See full results and maps from the Texas primary elections.

  23. Texas 34th Congressional District Primary Election Results Interactive, May 13

    See full results and maps from the Texas primary elections.

  24. Texas 13th Congressional District Primary Election Results Interactive, May 13

    See full results and maps from the Texas primary elections.

  25. Texas Seventh Congressional District Primary Election Results Interactive, May 13

    See full results and maps from the Texas primary elections.

  26. Texas Railroad Commissioner Primary Election Results Interactive, May 13

    See full results and maps from the Texas primary elections.

  27. Texas Ninth Congressional District Primary Election Results Interactive, May 13

    See full results and maps from the Texas primary elections.

  28. Texas Third Congressional District Primary Election Results Interactive, May 13

    See full results and maps from the Texas primary elections.

  29. Texas 22nd Congressional District Primary Election Results Interactive, May 13

    See full results and maps from the Texas primary elections.

  30. Texas 23rd Congressional District Primary Election Results Interactive, May 13

    See full results and maps from the Texas primary elections.

  31. Texas 16th Congressional District Primary Election Results Interactive, May 13

    See full results and maps from the Texas primary elections.

  32. Texas Comptroller Primary Election Results Interactive, May 13

    See full results and maps from the Texas primary elections.

  33. Texas 38th Congressional District Primary Election Results Interactive, May 13

    See full results and maps from the Texas primary elections.

  34. Texas 19th Congressional District Primary Election Results Interactive, May 13

    See full results and maps from the Texas primary elections.

  35. Texas 37th Congressional District Primary Election Results Interactive, May 13

    See full results and maps from the Texas primary elections.

  36. Texas Sixth Congressional District Primary Election Results Interactive, May 13

    See full results and maps from the Texas primary elections.

  37. Texas 29th Congressional District Primary Election Results Interactive, May 13

    See full results and maps from the Texas primary elections.

  38. Texas 20th Congressional District Primary Election Results Interactive, May 13

    See full results and maps from the Texas primary elections.

  39. Texas Agriculture Commissioner Primary Election Results Interactive, May 13

    See full results and maps from the Texas primary elections.

  40. Texas 27th Congressional District Primary Election Results Interactive, May 13

    See full results and maps from the Texas primary elections.

  41. Texas 35th Congressional District Primary Election Results Interactive, May 13

    See full results and maps from the Texas primary elections.

  42. Texas 11th Congressional District Primary Election Results Interactive, May 13

    See full results and maps from the Texas primary elections.

  43. Texas 17th Congressional District Primary Election Results Interactive, May 13

    See full results and maps from the Texas primary elections.

  44. Texas 31st Congressional District Primary Election Results Interactive, May 13

    See full results and maps from the Texas primary elections.

  45. Texas Second Congressional District Primary Election Results Interactive, May 13

    See full results and maps from the Texas primary elections.

  46. Texas 24th Congressional District Primary Election Results Interactive, May 13

    See full results and maps from the Texas primary elections.

  47. Texas Fifth Congressional District Primary Election Results Interactive, May 13

    See full results and maps from the Texas primary elections.

  48. Texas 12th Congressional District Primary Election Results Interactive, May 13

    See full results and maps from the Texas primary elections.

  49. Texas Fourth Congressional District Primary Election Results Interactive, May 13

    See full results and maps from the Texas primary elections.

  50. Texas 18th Congressional District Primary Election Results Interactive, May 13

    See full results and maps from the Texas primary elections.

  51. Texas Land Commissioner Primary Election Results Interactive, May 13

    See full results and maps from the Texas primary elections.

  52. Texas 10th Congressional District Primary Election Results Interactive, May 13

    See full results and maps from the Texas primary elections.

  53. Texas First Congressional District Primary Election Results Interactive, May 13

    See full results and maps from the Texas primary elections.

  54. Texas 21st Congressional District Primary Election Results Interactive, May 13

    See full results and maps from the Texas primary elections.

  55. Texas 30th Congressional District Primary Election Results Interactive, May 13

    See full results and maps from the Texas primary elections.

  56. Texas 15th Congressional District Primary Election Results Interactive, May 13

    See full results and maps from the Texas primary elections.

  57. Texas 26th Congressional District Primary Election Results Interactive, May 13

    See full results and maps from the Texas primary elections.

  58. Texas 28th Congressional District Primary Election Results Interactive, May 13

    See full results and maps from the Texas primary elections.

  59. Texas 25th Congressional District Primary Election Results Interactive, May 13

    See full results and maps from the Texas primary elections.

  60. Texas 32nd Congressional District Primary Election Results Interactive, May 13

    See full results and maps from the Texas primary elections.

  61. Texas 33rd Congressional District Primary Election Results Interactive, May 13

    See full results and maps from the Texas primary elections.

  62. Texas Hunts for Convicted Murderer Who Escaped From Prison Bus U.S., May 13

    Gonzalo Artemio Lopez fled into a pasture after stabbing the driver and forcing the bus off a highway, the authorities said. He had been imprisoned for killing a man with a pickax.

  63. La fórmula escasea en EE. UU. y causa desesperación en las madres en Español, May 12

    Algunos familiares conducen durante horas para buscar suministros. Otros diluyen la fórmula o la racionan, con la esperanza de aguantar mientras se supera la escasez.

  64. Appeals Court Revives Texas Law Targeting Social Media Companies Technology, May 12

    The law, prompted by complaints from conservatives, allows people to sue large online platforms that remove posts expressing a particular viewpoint.

  65. Troubled Student Housing Firm Would Pay Tens of Millions to Investors Business, May 12

    A $50 million agreement by Nelson Partners over a high-rise near the University of Texas may force it to sell interests in other properties.

  66. Court Must Reconsider Case of Woman Sentenced to 5 Years for Voter Fraud U.S., May 11

    Crystal Mason has insisted that she did not know she was ineligible to vote when she cast a ballot in Texas. She was sentenced to five years in prison, but a court on Wednesday raised questions about the conviction.

  67. Lorie Logan, a Fed veteran, will lead the Dallas Fed. Business, May 11

    Ms. Logan will lead a central bank district that encompasses Texas, northern Louisiana and southern New Mexico starting in August.

  68. A Baby Formula Shortage Leaves Desperate Parents Searching for Food U.S., May 10

    Some parents are driving hours at a time in search of supplies. Others are watering down formula or rationing it, hoping for an end to the shortage.

  69. Heat Warnings From Texas to New England Interactive, May 10

    A heat wave will move beyond the Southwest this week to the Midwest and even parts of New England.

  70. Oil Giants Sell Dirty Wells to Buyers With Looser Climate Goals, Study Finds Climate, May 10

    The transactions can help major oil and gas companies clean up their own production by transferring polluting assets to a different firm, the analysis said.

  71. Weekend of Abortion Protests Brings Out Supporters U.S., May 7

    Rallies in Houston and Chicago were among numerous events planned across the country.

  72. Mickey Gilley, Country Star Whose Club Inspired ‘Urban Cowboy,’ Dies at 86 Arts, May 7

    His records regularly made the charts for two decades. But he was ultimately best known for his Texas nightclub, which was at the heart of a country music revival.

  73. ‘No puedo tener este bebé’: así es una solitaria clínica de abortos en la frontera en Español, May 7

    En el valle del río Grande, las mujeres que quieren abortar se enfrentan a los complejos retos de la religión, la cultura y una nueva ley de Texas.

  74. For South Texas Democrats, an Intraparty Test of Abortion Politics U.S., May 7

    A staunchly anti-abortion Democrat in Congress will face a young abortion-rights supporter in a pivotal primary runoff.

  75. Texas Officers Charged With Assault Over Response to George Floyd Protests U.S., May 6

    Prosecutors said two Dallas officers fired projectiles that left one man with a fractured orbital socket and injured two others in 2020.

  76. Tesla will cover transportation costs for employee abortions. Business, May 6

    The company recently moved to Texas, which is home to some of the country’s most restrictive abortion laws.

  77. Extreme Weather Batters the South and Midwest Video, May 5

    Springtime storms brought tornadoes, floods and hail to states across the South and Midwest. In Texas and Oklahoma, tornadoes tore the roof off a school and caused damage to homes and businesses.

  78. Texas Governor Ready to Challenge Schooling of Migrant Children U.S., May 5

    Gov. Greg Abbott may target a 1982 Supreme Court ruling that requires schools to educate undocumented children. Some conservatives see an opening for a fresh look at old precedents.

  79. Millions in Southeast Under Threat of Severe Weather U.S., May 5

    The rocky weather predicted to sweep across the region ahead of the weekend could bring damaging winds, hail and tornadoes, meteorologists said.

  80. Why Climate Change Makes It Harder to Fight Fire With Fire Climate, May 5

    Worsening wildfires in recent years have led officials to embrace planned fires to thin forests before disaster strikes. But the warming world is making it tougher to do safely.

  81. ‘I Can’t Have This Baby’: A Lone Abortion Clinic on the Border U.S., May 4

    In the Rio Grande Valley, women seeking abortions navigate the complex challenges of religion, culture and a new Texas law.

  82. Louvre Bids to Keep a Chardin Bought by U.S. Museum in France Arts, May 4

    The Kimbell Art Museum in Texas is revealed to be the buyer of “Basket of Wild Strawberries,” at auction. The Louvre has been working to name it a national treasure.

  83. Oklahoma bans abortions after about six weeks of pregnancy. U.S., May 3

    Gov. Kevin Stitt signed the Oklahoma Heartbeat Act, modeled on the law restricting abortions that came into effect in Texas last year.

  84. How companies have handled restrictive abortion laws. Business, May 3

    A leaked Roe v. Wade draft ruling could raise pressure on business leaders to take a stand.

  85. Chasing a Mighty Relic of Yesteryear: Union Pacific 4014 Travel, May 2

    A train enthusiast reflects on the grandeur of the world’s largest operating steam locomotive, recently returned to service.

  86. Abbott Threatens to Declare an ‘Invasion’ as Migrant Numbers Climb U.S., April 30

    Gov. Greg Abbott of Texas has pursued an expensive and unusual effort to harden the border. But after a year, there is little to show for it.

  87. El traslado de migrantes desde Texas a Washington D. C. aún no produce el efecto previsto por Abbott en Español, April 28

    El plan, destinado a inquietar al presidente Biden, encaja en su estrategia frente a un número récord de cruces fronterizos. Los inmigrantes expresaron agradecimiento por el viaje gratuito en autobuses.

  88. The April 28 Midterms Elections Primary live blog included one standalone post:
  89. Supreme Court Bans Recovery for Emotional Harm in Discrimination Suits U.S., April 28

    Splitting 6 to 3, the court ruled that facilities receiving federal money cannot be sued under four federal laws for discrimination that causes emotional distress.

  90. Rolando Hinojosa-Smith, Award-Winning Hispanic Novelist, Dies at 93 Books, April 27

    A Texan raised in two cultures in the Rio Grande Valley border county, he wrote 15 novels about the area and became a major figure in Chicano literature.

  91. All Enchiladas Are Perfect. But These Are My Favorite. Magazine, April 27

    I found comfort in sizzling cheese, bubbling chili gravy and a new community.

  92. Welcome to Our City! Care to Visit the Museum? Arts, April 27

    In growing urban areas like Austin, Texas; Denver; and Raleigh, N.C., regional museums are rolling out the welcome mat.

  93. Texas’ Busing of Migrants to D.C. Isn’t Having Abbott’s Intended Effect Yet U.S., April 26

    The plan, meant to rattle President Biden, fits into his strategy for addressing record numbers of border crossings. The migrants said they were grateful for the chartered bus ride.

  94. Texas Court Halts Execution of Mother Convicted of Killing Child U.S., April 25

    Melissa Lucio had long maintained her innocence. New evidence and expert testimony emerged casting strong doubt on her guilt.

  95. Supreme Court to Hear DNA Appeal in Rodney Reed Murder Case U.S., April 25

    Mr. Reed was convicted of capital murder in the 1996 killing of a 19-year-old woman. He has challenged the constitutionality of a Texas DNA testing statute in an effort to prove his innocence.

  96. El caso de Melissa Lucio, sentenciada a muerte en Texas, ha provocado un acuerdo inusual entre bandos políticos en Español, April 25

    Si se lleva a cabo, sería la primera ejecución de una mujer hispana en el estado. Nuevas pruebas ponen en duda su condena.

  97. Texas National Guard Releases Name of Missing Soldier U.S., April 24

    The Guardsman, Bishop E. Evans, went missing after trying to rescue two migrants in the Rio Grande, officials said.

  98. What Does the Curriculum Look Like in Your School? U.S., April 23

    We want to hear from you.

  99. Texas National Guard Soldier Feared Drowned in Rio Grande U.S., April 22

    The guardsman was trying to rescue a migrant woman in the river when he was swept away, according to Sheriff Tom Schmerber of Maverick County.

  100. What to Expect After a Stormy Start to Spring Interactive, March 24

    Dozens of tornadoes tore across the South this week. Here's what's next in the forecast.

  101. At This Church, Toad Toxin Is Sacred Interactive, March 23

    The psychedelic secretions of the Sonoran desert toad make it desired, and threatened.

  102. Texas Primary Election Results Interactive, March 1

    See full results and maps from the 2022 Texas primary elections.

  103. Texas Attorney General Primary Election Results Interactive, March 1

    See full results and maps from the Texas primary elections.

  104. Texas Lieutenant Governor Primary Election Results Interactive, March 1

    See full results and maps from the Texas primary elections.

  105. Texas Governor Primary Election Results Interactive, March 1

    See full results and maps from the Texas primary elections.

  106. Young Voters Weigh a Texas District's Future Interactive, February 19

    Once a Democratic stronghold, the 28th Congressional District, which includes Laredo, has become a battleground race.

  107. 5 Things You Might Not Know About Truckers Interactive, February 4

    Here's who chooses the life of being a long-haul truck driver. It's not for everyone.

  108. Architecture, in Abstract: Quiz No. 2 Interactive, January 26

    Can you identify the cities where these abstract architectural photographs were taken?

  109. I Got a Firsthand View of Border Politics Interactive, January 14

    For the workers aboard El Chalán, a hand-operated ferry across the Rio Grande, the debate over border security is personal.

  110. Mark Cuban Bought this Texas Town Interactive, December 23

    The celebrity billionaire purchased Mustang for under $2 million as a favor to a dying friend.

  111. 2021 Was the Deadliest Year on Record for Trans Folks. Kiér Was Only 21. Interactive, December 22

    “She was figuring it out,” said her best friend. “But she never got to finish figuring it out.”

  112. Inside the Texas Operation to Arrest Migrants Interactive, December 15

    With a new policy, Gov. Greg Abbott has tried to bring state and local police into immigration enforcement.

  113. Matthew McConaughey Is Not Afraid to Go Down the Rabbit Hole Interactive, November 29

    “Am I dipping into the spiritual realm and the infinite game of life? Damn right I am.”

  114. Abortions Fell by Half in Month After New Texas Law Interactive, October 29

    Women seem to be seeking the procedure earlier than before. Many experts expected a bigger drop.

  115. How Texas Plans to Make Its House Districts Even Redder Interactive, October 3

    The new district lines proposed by Texas Republicans aim to lock in the party’s advantage in Washington over the next decade by building on a previously gerrymandered map.

  116. Justice Dept.’s Emergency Motion Asking a Judge to Block Texas’ Abortion Law Interactive, September 14

    The Justice Department asked a federal judge late Tuesday to issue an order that would prevent Texas from enacting a law that prohibits nearly all abortions.

  117. Map: Nicholas’s Path and Rainfall Interactive, September 14

    Maps showing the storm’s route as it hit Texas and brought heavy rain on a path toward Louisiana.

  118. Where the Racial Makeup of the U.S. Shifted in the Last Decade Interactive, August 12

    Maps show a rise in the share of people of color in nearly every county across the United States, as the nation records its first drop in the white population.

  119. Texas Special Runoff Election Results: Sixth Congressional District Interactive, July 27

    See full results and maps from the Texas special runoff election.

  120. Dalilah Muhammad Set the Standard for Hurdling. Now She Looks to Defend Her Gold. Interactive, July 21

    Muhammad, 31, lost her world record at the U.S. Olympic trials. She will face a field packed with talent as she tries to remain on top.

  121. I Spoke to a Rancher on the Border Interactive, June 25

    Many landowners in South Texas oppose Gov. Abbott's proposal for the state to build a border wall. But not everyone.

  122. How Voting Laws Are Changing in 5 States Interactive, June 22

    Republican lawmakers in many states are passing laws that add new restrictions to voting and change how elections are run.

  123. A Texas Abortion Law, and the Fight Over Roe Interactive, May 19

    Gov. Greg Abbott of Texas just signed a bill that would ban most abortions in the state. Here’s what else to know.

  124. When a School Restarts but Students Can’t Interactive, May 5

    Working on the audio documentary “Odessa” gave one producer a painful look at the post-lockdown emotional struggles of teenagers.

  125. Texas Special Election Results: Sixth Congressional District Interactive, May 1

    See full results and maps from the Texas special election.

  126. What to Know About the Census Data Interactive, April 30

    The count reflects the slowest population growth since the 1930s. It also offers a glimpse of the shifting centers of population and power in the United States.

  127. The Capacity Crowd That Didn’t Materialize Interactive, March 30

    The Texas Rangers removed all capacity limits for an exhibition game on Monday, but a modest crowd of 12,911 showed up.

  128. What to Know About the Virus This Week Interactive, February 26

    The latest news and data from the team tracking the coronavirus.

  129. On the Ground in Texas, 10 Days Later Interactive, February 25

    The temperatures are back to normal, but daily life is still a struggle for Texans affected by last week’s storms.

  130. How Texas’ Power Generation Failed During the Storm, In Charts Interactive, February 19

    All energy sources fell short, but natural gas power broke down the most.

  131. The State of the Virus: East Coast Lags as U.S. Sees Sustained Progress Interactive, February 19

    A look at this week’s news from the team tracking the coronavirus.

  132. Mapping the Winter Storm’s Impact Interactive, February 16

    Maps showing where frigid temperatures led to power outages after the huge winter storm.

  133. Mapping the Winter Storm’s Impact Interactive, February 16

    Maps showing where frigid temperatures led to power outages after the huge winter storm.

  134. The State of the Virus: Sustained Progress in Most States Interactive, February 12

    A look at this week’s news from the team tracking the coronavirus.

  135. The State of the Virus: A Notable Decline in New Cases Interactive, February 5

    A look at this week’s news from the team tracking the coronavirus.

  136. The State of the Virus: Cases Begin to Drop Interactive, January 22

    A look at this week’s news from the team tracking the coronavirus.

  137. The State of the Virus This Week: A Milestone Looms Interactive, January 15

    A look at this week’s news from the team tracking the coronavirus.

  138. The State of the Virus This Week Interactive, December 4

    A look at this week’s news from the team tracking the coronavirus.

  139. Hispanic Voters Deliver a Texas Win for Trump Interactive, November 5

    The Rio Grande Valley shifted decisively toward President Trump, cancelling out votes for Joseph R. Biden Jr. in urban and suburban areas.

  140. Texas Election Results: 26th Congressional District Interactive, November 3

    See full results and maps from the Texas election.

  141. Texas Election Results: Third Congressional District Interactive, November 3

    See full results and maps from the Texas election.

  142. Texas Election Results: 22nd Congressional District Interactive, November 3

    See full results and maps from the Texas election.

  143. Texas Election Results: Ninth Congressional District Interactive, November 3

    See full results and maps from the Texas election.

  144. Texas Election Results: 21st Congressional District Interactive, November 3

    See full results and maps from the Texas election.

  145. Texas Primary Election Results: 19th House District Interactive, October 28

  146. Texas U.S. Senate Primary Election Results Interactive, October 28

  147. Texas Primary Election Results: 26th House District Interactive, October 28

  148. Texas Primary Election Results: 33rd House District Interactive, October 28

  149. Texas Primary Election Results: 13th House District Interactive, October 28

  150. Texas Primary Election Results: 24th House District Interactive, October 28