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  1. Just How Strict Will Texas Republicans’ Voting Bill Be? Politics, Yesterday

    As Republicans in the state move this week toward passing their major bill of voting restrictions, questions remain about whether it will include the most far-reaching measures that were initially proposed.

  2. Missing Houston Tiger Is Found Unharmed, Police Say Express, May 15

    The 9-month-old Bengal named India is expected to be taken to a ranch, the Houston police said.

  3. Jail Time and Big Fines: G.O.P. Seeks Harsh Penalties for Poll Workers Politics, May 15

    Republicans seeking to restrict voting are proposing strict punishments for election officials and workers who make errors or violate the rules.

  4. Hearing Begins for Man Linked to Missing Tiger in Houston Video, May 14

    A court hearing for Victor Hugo Cuevas began on Friday. Police said he was involved with the disappearance of a tiger that was last seen on Sunday wandering a Houston neighborhood.

  5. She’s a Texas Democrat, Weighing How to Defend Voting Rights Politics, May 14

    Jessica González, a state representative, is at the center of the state’s furor over Republican voting restrictions. She believes Democrats have both legal and political ways to hit back.

  6. Your Car, Toaster, Even Washing Machine, Can’t Work Without Them. And There’s a Global Shortage. Op Ed, May 14

    This is what supply chain fragility looks like.

  7. Tiger That Startled a West Houston Neighborhood Remains Missing Express, May 13

    A man linked to the tiger, which was last seen on Sunday, was released from jail on Wednesday after being charged with evading arrest.

  8. Exchange Over ‘Purity’ of Vote Puts Texas G.O.P. Firebrand in Spotlight Politics, May 12

    Briscoe Cain stumbled through questions about “purity of the ballot box” language in Texas’ voting bill, acknowledging he was unaware that it evoked Jim Crow policies of the past. He is the bill’s sponsor.

  9. Authentically American Red-Cooked Short Ribs, by Way of Taiwan Magazine, May 12

    These family style beef short ribs were inspired by a cross-cultural Texas childhood.

  10. In Rebuke to N.R.A., Federal Judge Dismisses Bankruptcy Case Investigative, May 11

    The N.R.A. filed for bankruptcy this year as it sought to end run regulatory action in New York, but a judge rejected the strategy.

  11. A Wandering Tiger Unnerved Houston. The Man Who Fled With It Is a Murder Suspect. Express, May 10

    The man who was seen with the big cat was taken into custody on Monday night, the police said. But the tiger’s whereabouts remained unknown.

  12. The Texas Voting Bill, Explained Politics, May 10

    The state’s Republican-controlled Legislature is likely to decide this week on a path forward for sweeping new voting restrictions. Here’s what’s in the bill and what could happen in the coming days.

  13. Quintin Jones Is Not Innocent. But He Doesn’t Deserve to Die. Op Ed, May 10

    Quintin Phillippe Jones is scheduled to be executed on May 19. Today I tell the story of our friendship in the hope that it will save his life.

  14. Dear Gov. Abbott, Please Save My Life Video, May 10

    Quin Jones, a death row inmate with nine days to live has a message for Governor Abbott of Texas: Please stop my execution.

  15. Could Matthew McConaughey Be All Right, All Right, All Right for Texas? Op Ed, May 9

    Maybe Texas needs a philosopher king to lead it.

  16. Ed Ward, Rock Critic and Historian, Is Dead at 72 Obits, May 9

    His reviews for Crawdaddy, Rolling Stone and Creem were admired. But his tough criticism at The Austin American-Statesman inspired a “Dump Ed Ward” movement.

  17. As Texas Voting Restrictions Near Passage, Democrats Stage Protest National, May 8

    The former presidential aspirants Beto O’Rourke and Julián Castro spoke to a crowd demonstrating outside the State Capitol.

  18. Annette Gordon-Reed’s Surprising Recollections of Texas Book Review, May 7

    With “On Juneteenth,” Gordon-Reed recalls integrating her town’s school, and explains why she thinks back fondly on her native state.

  19. Florida and Texas Join the March as Republicans Press Voting Limits Politics, May 6

    The efforts in two critical battleground states with booming populations and 70 Electoral College votes between them represent the apex of the Republican effort to roll back access to voting.

  20. The Texas House debates a sweeping voting bill after DeSantis signs voting restrictions into Florida law. Politics, May 6

    There is movement in virtually every state with a Republican-controlled legislature — including Michigan and Arizona, where G.O.P. lawmakers are conducting an unorthodox audit of the November results.

  21. Want to Become a Writer? Lauren Hough Recommends Bartending. Book Review, May 6

    The author of “Leaving Isn’t the Hardest Thing” has been a “cable guy,” a barista and Air Force airman. Her time behind a bar taught her to listen.

  22. SpaceX Successfully Lands Starship Prototype Video, May 5

    The SN15 Starship prototype touched down in one piece after a brief test flight over Texas on Wednesday. Several previous landings had ended in fiery explosions.

  23. 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.

  24. Texas Lawyer Gets 15 Years for Scheme to Defraud Cocaine Traffickers Express, May 5

    A lawyer known as the D.W.I. Dude pocketed money that he told drug dealers would be used to bribe officials, prosecutors said.

  25. Former Neo-Nazi Leader Sentenced to 3 Years in ‘Swatting’ Scheme Express, May 4

    John Cameron Denton, 27, and his co-conspirators, who targeted journalists, a cabinet secretary and a Black church, were fueled by racial animosity, federal prosecutors said.

  26. Five in Houston Face Charges in Suspected Case of Human Smuggling Express, May 4

    Police officers in Houston responded to a kidnapping tip on Friday and found nearly 100 undocumented people crammed into a house, according to the authorities.

  27. What the Pandemic Can’t Touch Podcasts, May 4

    In Texas oil country, a photographer captures one high school’s struggle to reopen during the pandemic — and witnesses the region’s resilience.

  28. Severe Weather Continues in South for Third Straight Day Express, May 4

    The authorities blamed storms and tornadoes for at least three deaths, and forecasters warned that more tornadoes were possible on Tuesday night.

  29. Business Coalitions Speak Out Against Voting Restrictions in Texas Politics, May 4

    Companies including HP, Microsoft and Unilever are calling for expanded voting access in the state after weeks of silence from national businesses on Republicans’ voting bills there.

  30. The G.O.P. Won It All in Texas. Then It Turned on Itself. Magazine, May 4

    The Republican Party trounced the Democrats at every level in Texas in November, only to see its politicians turn on one another over the pandemic and voter-fraud conspiracy theories.

  31. Why the Right Loves Public School Culture Wars Op Ed, May 3

    Biden doesn't rile up the grassroots. Critical race theory does.

  32. ¿El censo de 2020 en EE. UU. refleja de manera precisa a los hispanos? en Español, May 3

    Funcionarios de ambos partidos expresaron dudas sobre las cifras del censo publicadas hace poco; los demócratas aseguran que hay un subregistro de la población hispana.

  33. For Democrats, Another Bad Election Night in Texas National, May 2

    Two Republicans qualified for a runoff to fill a vacant House seat in northern Texas, foiling Democrats’ hopes of a breakthrough there.

  34. In South Texas, Hispanic Republicans Try to Cement the Party’s Gains Politics, May 2

    Conservative Hispanic leaders, especially women, are ascendant in the Rio Grande Valley, where Republicans are trying to forge lasting bonds with voters who swung sharply to the right in 2020.

  35. With 23 Candidates, Special Election in Texas Is Headed for Runoff National, May 1

    The front-runner was Susan Wright, who was endorsed by Donald J. Trump and is the widow of Representative Ron Wright, who died of Covid-19 in February.

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

    See full results and maps from the Texas special election.

  37. 23 Candidates Are on Ballot for Open Texas Congressional Seat National, May 1

    The front-runner in Saturday’s election is Susan Wright, who has been endorsed by Donald J. Trump and is the widow of Representative Ron Wright, who died of Covid-19 in February.

  38. With Florida Bill, Republicans Continue Unrelenting Push to Restrict Voting Politics, April 30

    Republican lawmakers are marching ahead to overhaul voting systems in states where they control the government, frustrating Democrats and even some G.O.P. election officials. Next up: Texas.

  39. Police Find More Than 90 People Crammed Into a Houston Home Express, April 30

    Houston police officers found more than 90 people — some showing symptoms of Covid-19 — “all huddled together” on Friday in what they believe may be a case of human smuggling.

  40. The First 100 Days Podcasts, April 30

    What we heard during the Biden administration’s first sprint in office. Plus, a dispatch from Odessa, Texas.

  41. Military Missteps Allowed Soldier Accused of Murder to Flee, Report Says National, April 30

    Officials believe that Specialist Aaron Robinson bludgeoned Specialist Vanessa Guillen to death. He later killed himself.

  42. 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.

  43. Odessa, Part 4: Wellness Check The Daily, April 30

    A mental health crisis has set in at Odessa High School and some students struggle to envision a world beyond the pandemic. But for one night, the marching band tried to forget about the coronavirus.

  44. Odessa, Part 4: Wellness Check The Daily, April 30

    A mental health crisis sets in at Odessa High School and some students struggle to envision a world beyond the pandemic. But for one night, the marching band tries to forget about the coronavirus.

  45. ‘Just Overwhelmed’: When a School Restarts but Students Can’t Summary, April 30

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

  46. The Rise of ‘Woke Capital’ Is Nothing to Celebrate Op Ed, April 28

    Nobody, least of all people on the left, has anything to celebrate in the rise of activist industry.

  47. Ole Anthony, Scourge of Televangelists, Dies at 82 Obits, April 27

    After working as a well-paid Republican operative, he gave up a lavish lifestyle to live in poverty as a self-proclaimed Jeremiah, calling out fraud in the name of God.

  48. Biden to nominate Texas sheriff to lead Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Washington, April 27

    Ed Gonzalez would take over an agency that has not had a permanent leader since 2017.

  49. Baby Mammoths Were Meals for These Saber-Tooth Cats Science, April 27

    Fossils from a Texas site suggest that the predatory felines not only snatched mammoths from their herds, but dragged the remains back to their cave.

  50. Así fue que la mala gestión del ICE impulsó brotes de COVID-19 en Estados Unidos en Español, April 27

    El Times descubrió un patrón de negligencia y secretismo que contribuyó a alimentar los brotes tanto dentro como fuera de los centros de detención del ICE.

  51. U.S. Population Over Last Decade Grew at Slowest Rate Since 1930s National, April 26

    With immigration leveling off and a declining birthrate, the United States may be entering an era of substantially lower population growth, demographers said.

  52. Overdue VHS Tape From 1999 Leads to Warrant for Embezzlement Express, April 25

    The charge was related to a “Sabrina the Teenage Witch” tape that had been rented from a video store in Norman, Okla. Prosecutors dismissed the case on Wednesday.

  53. Republicans Target Voter Access in Texas Cities, but Not Rural Areas Politics, April 24

    In Houston, election officials found creative ways to help a struggling and diverse work force vote in a pandemic. Record turnout resulted. Now the G.O.P. is targeting those very measures.

  54. The Historian Annette Gordon-Reed Gets Personal in ‘On Juneteenth’ Culture, April 21

    Gordon-Reed’s new book is a series of short, moving essays about her family’s history and about the end of legalized slavery in Texas.

  55. Texas Police Investigate Fatal Tesla Crash Near Houston Express, April 20

    Two people died in the crash, and officials said no one had been behind the wheel. Elon Musk, Tesla’s chief executive, said recovered data showed “Autopilot was not enabled” in the vehicle.

  56. Night Crossings: Scenes From the U.S.-Mexico Border National, April 19

    Border crossings are at their highest levels in 15 years. 

  57. Matthew McConaughey, governor of Texas? Voters seem all right with the idea, a poll found. Washington, April 19

    Forty-five percent of the state’s voters said they would vote for the actor if he challenged Gov. Greg Abbott next year, the poll found.

  58. Former Sheriff’s Deputy Is Charged After Deadly Shooting in Austin Express, April 19

    Officers in Texas took a former Travis County deputy into custody a day after three people, including his ex-wife, were killed, the authorities said.

  59. 2 Killed in Driverless Tesla Car Crash, Officials Say Express, April 18

    “No one was driving the vehicle” when the car crashed and burst into flames, killing two men, a constable said.

  60. 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.

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

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

  62. 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.

  63. 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.

  64. 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.

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

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

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

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

  67. 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.

  68. 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.

  69. 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.

  70. 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.

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

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

  72. 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.

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

    See full results and maps from the Texas election.

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

    See full results and maps from the Texas election.

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

    See full results and maps from the Texas election.

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

    See full results and maps from the Texas election.

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

    See full results and maps from the Texas election.

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

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

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

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

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

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

  84. Texas Primary Election Results: Ninth House District Interactive, October 28

  85. Texas Primary Election Results: 29th House District Interactive, October 28

  86. Texas Primary Election Results: 11th House District Interactive, October 28

  87. Texas Primary Election Results: 30th House District Interactive, October 28

  88. Texas Primary Election Results: 22nd House District Interactive, October 28

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

  90. Texas Primary Election Results: 35th House District Interactive, October 28

  91. Texas Primary Election Results: Third House District Interactive, October 28

  92. Texas Primary Election Results: 21st House District Interactive, October 28

  93. Texas Primary Election Results: 14th House District Interactive, October 28

  94. Texas Primary Election Results: First House District Interactive, October 28

  95. Live: Texas State Primary Election Results 2020 Interactive, October 28

  96. Texas Primary Election Results: Second House District Interactive, October 28

  97. Texas Primary Election Results: Fifth House District Interactive, October 28

  98. Texas Primary Election Results: 20th House District Interactive, October 28

  99. Texas Primary Election Results: 32nd House District Interactive, October 28

  100. Texas Primary Election Results: Seventh House District Interactive, October 28

  101. Texas Primary Election Results: 16th House District Interactive, October 28

  102. Texas Primary Election Results: 34th House District Interactive, October 28

  103. Texas Primary Election Results: 31st House District Interactive, October 28

  104. Texas Primary Election Results: 23rd House District Interactive, October 28

  105. Texas Primary Election Results: 17th House District Interactive, October 28

  106. Texas Primary Election Results: 18th House District Interactive, October 28

  107. Texas Primary Election Results: 15th House District Interactive, October 28

  108. Texas Primary Election Results: 25th House District Interactive, October 28

  109. Texas Primary Election Results: 12th House District Interactive, October 28

  110. Texas Primary Election Results: 27th House District Interactive, October 28

  111. Texas Primary Election Results: 10th House District Interactive, October 28

  112. Texas Polls: Who Different Groups Supported Interactive, October 28

  113. Live Results: Texas Presidential Primary 2020 Interactive, October 28

  114. Texas Presidential Republican Primary Election Results Interactive, October 28

  115. Map: Tracking Tropical Storm Beta Interactive, September 19

    A hurricane watch was issued for parts of the Texas coast.

  116. Architecture, in Abstract: A Quiz Interactive, August 13

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

  117. Maine, Texas and Alabama Election Results: Live Updates and Analysis Interactive, July 14

    Follow live coverage and analysis from Times reporters.

  118. Live Primary Election Results: Races in Alabama, Maine and Texas Interactive, July 14

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

  119. Live Primary Election Results: Races in Alabama, Maine and Texas Interactive, July 14

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

  120. 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.

  121. 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.