1. At the Border Town That the News Cycle Has Left Behind Business, Yesterday

    When the algorithms that drive social media move on, the children who were separated from their parents remain in detention facilities along the Rio Grande.

  2. Democrats, Looking Ahead to 2020, See a Future That Is Female Politics, October 19

    In the On Politics newsletter, a record midterms for women sets the stage for a record presidential campaign; plus, a barrier-breaking candidate in Texas and a new poll in California.

  3. Beto O’Rourke Attacks Ted Cruz as ‘Dishonest’ in Debate in Senate Race Politics, October 16

    Mr. Cruz, the Texas Republican senator, will try to use the face-off to widen his lead in the polls, while Mr. O’Rourke, the Democratic congressman challenging him, is hoping to recapture momentum.

  4. All the Good Beto Headlines Have Been Used Op Ed, October 16

    Does a much-covered Texas representative looking to unseat Ted Cruz stand a chance? And what if he — gulp — loses? Well, we’ve been here before.

  5. Ted Cruz Sees Momentum on His Side, Not Beto O’Rourke’s, Heading Into Debate National, October 15

    As the Texas Senate race moves into the homestretch, Mr. Cruz, the Republican incumbent, and Mr. O’Rourke, the Democratic challenger, prepare for what could be their last debate on Tuesday night.

  6. NASA Is Cooler Than Ryan Gosling Op Ed, October 13

    Heralded in film for its past, but underfunded and underappreciated, the agency continues to give us insight and breakthroughs.

  7. Inside the Vast Tent City Housing Migrant Children in a Texas Desert National, October 12

    At a tent camp for migrant teenagers in Tornillo, Tex., there is a militaristic feel.

  8. 2018 Midterms: Beto O’Rourke, Ted Cruz and a (Possibly) Changing Texas Video, October 12

    In ruby red Texas, a Democrat hasn’t been elected to a statewide position since 1994. But ahead of this year’s midterms, a Senate race between an unflinching liberal and a religious conservative is unexpectedly close.

  9. Judd Foundation Is Renovating Its Marfa Buildings. The Project Isn’t Minimal. Culture, October 12

    Led by Donald Judd’s children, Flavin and Rainer, it will eventually touch six of the 21 buildings the foundation owns in Texas and add programming space.

  10. Beto O’Rourke’s War Chest Bothers Some Democrats as He Struggles Against Ted Cruz Politics, October 12

    Mr. Cruz, the Texas Republican senator, held an eight-point lead in a new Times poll over Mr. O’Rourke, his Democratic challenger, in one of the most closely watched Senate races this year.

  11. Republicans Abandon Vulnerable Lawmakers, Striving to Keep House Politics, October 11

    Party leaders are building a firewall around a few dozen purple districts, and cutting off lawmakers who appear unable to win.

  12. Beto O’Rourke May Benefit From an Unlikely Support Group: White Evangelical Women Politics, October 9

    In the Texas race, any small shift among evangelical voters could be a significant loss for Senator Ted Cruz — and a signal to Democrats.

  13. On Politics With Lisa Lerer: ‘A Revitalization of Democracy’ Politics, October 8

    Talking to Kirsten Gillibrand and Gretchen Whitmer about women in politics; the Senate race in Texas has an identity crisis; and watching a live poll.

  14. William Baker, Who Righted an Army Racial Wrong From 1906, Dies at 86 Obits, October 8

    Driven by a tale of racial injustice from his childhood, Mr. Baker dusted off an old case about a shooting spree in Texas. His findings reversed a ruling made nearly 70 years earlier.

  15. Save Us, Texas Op Ed, October 1

    Beto O’Rourke offers hope in dark times.

  16. A Man Died After Being Infected With a Brain-Eating Amoeba. Here Are the Facts. Express, October 1

    A New Jersey man contracted the infection after visiting a surf and water park in Texas. Experts say the amoeba is found in warm bodies of fresh water.

  17. A Man Died After Being Infected With Brain-Eating Amoeba. Here’s What You Should Know. Science, October 1

    A New Jersey man contracted the infection after visiting a surf and water park in Texas. Experts say the amoeba is found in warm bodies of fresh water.

  18. The Government Is Moving Migrant Children to a Texas Tent City. Here’s What’s Behind It. National, October 1

    The transfer of hundreds of migrant children to a tent camp in Texas is the result of federal policies that have made it difficult to release them to families.

  19. Hundreds of Children Rot in the Desert. End Trump’s Draconian Policies. Editorial, October 1

    The administration created this crisis.

  20. Migrant Children Moved Under Cover of Darkness to a Texas Tent City National, September 30

    The federal government has been moving hundreds of children a week under cover of darkness to a tent city on the Mexican border in West Texas.

  21. Texas Boy Speaks Clearly for First Time After Dentist Discovered He Was Tongue-Tied Express, September 29

    Mason Motz’s parents believed that his speech issues were caused by a brain aneurysm he had when he was 10 days old. It turned out he couldn’t move his tongue correctly.

  22. Boy Who Was Tongue-Tied Speaks for First Time Video, September 29

    Mason Motz, who suffered a brain aneurysm when he was a baby, was mostly nonverbal for years until his dentist noticed that Mason had an issue with his tongue and corrected it with a quick operation.

  23. 3-D Printed Gun Advocate Cody Wilson Quits Company He Founded Business, September 25

    Mr. Wilson, accused of sexual assault against a minor and arrested in Taiwan on Friday, was replaced as Defense Distributed’s director by Paloma Heindorff.

  24. Anti-Kavanaugh Protesters Confront Ted Cruz at Dinner Express, September 25

    “We believe survivors,” the activists chanted, as they surrounded Mr. Cruz and his wife, Heidi, at an upscale Italian restaurant in Washington.

  25. Amber Guyger, Dallas Officer Who Killed Botham Jean in His Home, Is Fired Express, September 24

    Ms. Guyger fatally shot Mr. Jean, her neighbor, after entering his apartment. The killing gripped the city and led to protests against police brutality.