T/texas

  1. Four Migrants Die Trying to Cross Rio Grande Into the U.S. Express, Yesterday

    The deaths in El Paso came days after the authorities discovered the bodies of eight migrants packed in a sweltering tractor-trailer in San Antonio.

  2. California’s Travel Ban Letters, Yesterday

    The U.S. Travel Association takes issue with California’s ban on state-funded travel to Texas because of an anti-gay law.

  3. In San Antonio Smuggling Case, a Fatal Journey in a Packed and Sweltering Truck National, July 24

    Descriptions of the immigrants’ journey, which became one of the nation’s deadliest human trafficking episodes, were revealed in a criminal complaint.

  4. Journey Fatal for 9 Migrants Found in Truck in a San Antonio Parking Lot National, July 23

    The city’s fire chief said 20 others were in “extremely severe” or critical condition. Officials were treating the discovery as a human trafficking crime.

  5. Texas Bathroom Bill Has Emotions, and Stakes, Running High
    National, July 21

    Opponents and supporters of a proposal to limit transgender bathroom use in public buildings packed a committee hearing in Austin on Friday.

  6. Long-Suffering Texas Democrats Suffer On as Lawmakers Meet National, July 20

    At the start of a conservative-dominated special legislative session in Austin, Democrats used songs, rallies and Hail Mary bills to resist and cope.

  7. A Trying Time on a Grand Jury Op Ed, July 20

    I’m still thinking about those I helped to indict.

  8. Travel to Texas? Not on California’s Dime, You Don’t National, July 19

    A handful of left-leaning states have barred public employees from using tax dollars to travel to states with laws they contend are discriminatory.

  9. Houston Astros Star Carlos Correa Could Miss Eight Weeks Sports, July 19

    Correa, an All-Star shortstop who is batting .320 with 20 homers, tore a ligament in his left thumb taking a swing in Monday’s game against Seattle.

  10. Bathroom Bill Tests Clout of Rare Moderate in Increasingly Conservative Texas National, July 18

    Joe Straus, the speaker of the Texas House, has put himself at odds with many of his fellow Republicans over his resistance to a bathroom bill.

  11. Engineers Begin Preparatory Work for Border Wall Construction National, July 18

    The Army Corps of Engineers is drilling and taking soil samples to determine the most effective types of barriers in various places along the Mexican border.

  12. Ex-Officer Is Indicted on Murder Charge in Killing of Black Teenager National, July 17

    The former officer, Roy D. Oliver II, was indicted in the fatal shooting of Jordan Edwards, 15, who was driving away from a house party in the Dallas suburbs.

  13. Houston Braces for Another Brush With the Peril of Zika Science, July 17

    The epidemic seems to be waning in other countries, but the threat is not yet past in the United States.

  14. Texas Cracks Down on the Market for Jailhouse Snitches Editorial, July 15

    A new law aims to rein in a dangerous game prosecutors play.

  15. Man Trapped Inside Texas A.T.M. for 3 Hours Is Rescued by Police National, July 13

    The man, whom the police did not identify, had pushed notes asking for help through the machine’s receipt slot, but some people thought it was a joke.

  16. 9 Charged in Fatal Beating of American in Greece Foreign, July 12

    Bakari Henderson, 22, was attacked Friday on the Greek island of Zakynthos in an area renowned for rowdy, alcohol-fueled antics of young tourists.

  17. The Soul and Soles of a Texas Boot Maker Insider, July 10

    “Rocky Carroll died in his boot shop, sitting on the same recliner where he told me the story about the donuts and the president and the .45 for Christmas.”...

  18. Berkshire Hathaway Makes a $9 Billion Bid for Energy Future Holdings Business, July 7

    The deal would augment Berkshire Hathaway Energy, whose collection of utilities delivers power to 11.6 million customers across the West and Midwest.

  19. What to Do With the Tributes After the Shooting Stops National, July 7

    Dallas is among the cities where archivists are curating shrines that surfaced after tragedies. The question: How to preserve a part of history?...

  20. Buffett Needs to Be Bigger in Texas Business, July 7

    Two other suitors for Oncor failed to win over regulators. Warren Buffett’s structure sounds smarter, but sealing a deal may require some persuasion.

  21. June’s Most Popular Properties Real Estate, July 7

    The most popular properties on The New York Times ‘Find a Home’ real estate listings site.

  22. Oil Exports, Illegal for Decades, Now Fuel a Texas Port Boom Business, July 5

    Crude from West Texas shale fields is increasingly making its way abroad as a pipeline system is expanded to take it to market through Corpus Christi.

  23. Program to Spur Low-Income Housing Is Keeping Cities Segregated National, July 2

    In Houston and in other cities, efforts to build low-income homes in wealthy, majority white neighborhoods have stalled.

  24. By Powering Past Astros, Yankees Find Some Catharsis Sports, July 1

    Amid mounting injuries and losses, the Yankees displayed a potent offense. Brett Gardner hit a grand slam, and seven starters recorded at least one hit.

  25. Fifty Shades of Trump Op Ed, June 29

    It’s Energy Week, and domination is the theme.

  26. Perjury Charge Dropped Against Ex-Trooper in Sandra Bland Case National, June 28

    Brian Encinia, the officer who arrested Ms. Bland in Texas, agreed to end his law-enforcement career in exchange for dismissal of a perjury charge.

  27. Homeland Security Will Start Building Border Wall Prototypes This Summer National, June 27

    An official said the wall would not span all 1,900 miles of the border, but the Department of Homeland Security has identified some key areas for construction.