Ms. Valdez, a former sheriff, has become the first openly gay person and the first Latina to win a major party’s nomination for governor in Texas.
Just days before she was to go home to Pakistan after her time as a foreign exchange student, Sabika Sheikh, 17, was killed in the shooting at Santa Fe High School.
Commissioner Roger Goodell and the owners say they stand with the players and their values. Then they create new rules about the anthem without them.
In response to the shooting in Santa Fe, Tex., Gov. Greg Abbott is gathering leaders and interest groups to discuss ways to prevent future violence.
See full results and maps from the Texas primary runoffs.
Texas is one of 14 states with a “negligent storage law,” which can make parents liable for crimes committed with their firearms by their children.
The Galveston County Sheriff said officers responding to the shooting at Santa Fe High hemmed the gunman into one classroom and saved lives by drawing his fire.
The campaign said it replaced the shotgun giveaway with a $250 gift certificate after 10 people were killed at Santa Fe High School on Friday.
Activism after the school shooting in Parkland, Fla., led to the most successful push for gun control in decades in the state. Few expect the same in Texas.
People seeking common sense on guns must become single-issue voters on gun control.
Ms. Clarkson, a Texas native, opted to call for a moment of action, rather than a moment of silence, in response to the shooting at Santa Fe High School.
The stands were packed with people in the school’s colors Saturday night for a playoff game that the players chose not to postpone, a day after a gunman killed 10 people at their school.
In a statement on Facebook, Chief Art Acevedo said he is no longer interested in hearing people argue for gun rights and expressed frustration at politicians’ failure to act.
This is not the first time the football player has offered to help Texans in need. A Hurricane Harvey relief effort he led raised more than $37 million in less than three weeks.
Most of the victims were students. One was looking forward to his 17th birthday party. Another, an exchange student from Pakistan, was preparing to go home.
Investigators say the Santa Fe shooting suspect, Dimitrios Pagourtzis, left some students alive in order to “have his story told.”
For many in Santa Fe, the past year has drawn on all the reserves of faith they have. First, Hurricane Harvey. And then Friday’s mass shooting.
Dimitrios Pagourtzis, the 17-year-old suspected of killing 10 people at a Texas high school, wore clothes that featured several symbolic pins. Here’s what they mean.
When people get shot, it’s simply about guns.
Responses to another school massacre, this time in Santa Fe, Tex.
Time after time, a report comes of another everyday nightmare at an American school, and with it, a harrowing ritual.
Gov. Greg Abbott of Texas said the suspect’s Facebook page, along with a journal that he prepared outlining plans for a shooting, may prove to be important clues.
“I’ve always kind of felt like eventually it was going to happen here, too,” one student said after the massacre at Santa Fe High School.
President Trump had called for gun control measures after the February school shooting in Parkland, Fla., but did not press for action, and Congress has not followed through.
At least 10 people are dead after a school shooting in Santa Fe, Tex.
A horrific account by David Thibodeau, one of the few Branch Davidians to survive both their leader’s doctrine and the F.B.I.’s bungled “rescue” attempt.
National Guard troops are prohibited from using surveillance equipment to look at the Mexican side of the border, because of deployment policies
Expressing support for gun ownership with “reasonable” regulations, Ellen’s restaurant gives $15,000 in memory of five police officers killed at a 2016 protest.
A nationwide movement to boost the turnout rate of former felons is being led by activists who have served time in prison.
Stacy Bailey, an elementary school art teacher who was twice voted teacher of the year, is suing the school district and two officials for discrimination.
The Arts Innovation and Management Program will invest $43 million in Atlanta; Austin, Tex.; Baltimore; Denver; New Orleans; Pittsburgh; and Washington.
Drive.ai said it would start a taxi service in Texas. It was the first new rollout of autonomous cars in the United States since one operated by Uber killed a pedestrian in March.
A restaurant that said it would donate proceeds to promote gun regulations drew the ire of the N.R.A., which told its members to “steer clear.”
Members of the National Rifle Association, a protester and the mayor offered their thoughts on the N.R.A.’s 147th annual meeting.
Can N.R.A. members bring their personal guns to the group’s annual convention? The answer, like everything else in the gun debate, is complicated.
“Unelected federal judges are forcing the Trump administration to leave an unlawful program in place indefinitely,” the Texas attorney general said.
A kidney specialist born in Brooklyn, he gambled that an old Army barracks in Dallas could grow into a national leader in biomedicine.
An exhibition of the drawings of Jasper Johns will be the first show at the new extension of the Menil Collection.
A city known for its barbecue and Tex-Mex cooking has spawned an accomplished roster of Japanese restaurants.
The decision by a three-judge panel overturned a lower-court ruling that had struck down the law, the latest milestone in a yearslong legal battle.
The battle between the White House and blue states raises questions about the limits of federal authority.
That’s why more and more towns are deciding to wrest control of their streets from the tyranny of the automobile.
Officer Rogelio Santander died on Wednesday, one day after he, another officer and a store security guard were shot outside a Home Depot.
The court heard arguments in a long and winding case about whether congressional and state legislative districts were drawn to discriminate.
Your local government is probably hiding billion-dollar giveaways in the name of economic competitiveness.
What can you do when you want your child to be born in your home state? A Times Texpatriate explains.