T/texas

  1. Lupe Valdez Prepares to Face Greg Abbott in Texas: ‘This Election Is Not Going to Be Bought’ Express, Today

    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.

  2. Body of Pakistani Girl Killed in Texas School Shooting Is Returned Home Foreign, Today

    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.

  3. N.F.L. Anthem Policy Bound to Please Only the N.F.L. Sports, Today

    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.

  4. Texas Governor Gathers Leaders to Talk Gun Violence: ‘What Are We Going to Do to Prevent This?’ National, Yesterday

    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.

  5. Texas Primary Runoff Election Results Interactive, Yesterday

    See full results and maps from the Texas primary runoffs.

  6. Can Parents Be Charged for Failing to Keep Their Guns Locked Up? National, May 21

    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.

  7. Police Confronted Texas School Gunman Within 4 Minutes, Sheriff Says National, May 21

    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.

  8. Texas Governor Scraps Campaign Contest to Give Away Shotgun National, May 21

    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.

  9. Anti-Gun Backlash From School Shooting? Probably Not in Texas National, May 20

    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.

  10. Enough Is Enough Op Ed, May 20

    People seeking common sense on guns must become single-issue voters on gun control.

  11. Kelly Clarkson, a Gun Owner, Urges Action at Billboard Music Awards Culture, May 21

    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.

  12. Santa Fe High’s Baseball Team Takes the Field, Shadowed by Tragedy National, May 20

    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.

  13. Houston Police Chief Says He Has ‘Hit Rock Bottom’ on Gun Rights Arguments Express, May 19

    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.

  14. J.J. Watt Offers to Pay for Funerals of Santa Fe School Shooting Victims National, May 19

    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.

  15. Santa Fe School Shooting Victims: Here Are Their Stories National, May 19

    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.

  16. On a Spring Texan Morning, a Sound Heard Too Often at Schools Across America: Bang. Bang. Bang. National, May 19

    Investigators say the Santa Fe shooting suspect, Dimitrios Pagourtzis, left some students alive in order to “have his story told.”

  17. ‘Please Pray’: Santa Fe Is a Town That Has Long Found Comfort in Faith National, May 18

    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.

  18. What the Texas Suspect’s Pins Tell Us Video, May 19

    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.

  19. Please, Let’s Never Get Used to This Op Ed, May 18

    When people get shot, it’s simply about guns.

  20. Yet Again: An American Gun Tragedy Letters, May 18

    Responses to another school massacre, this time in Santa Fe, Tex.

  21. This Is School in America Now Culture, May 18

    Time after time, a report comes of another everyday nightmare at an American school, and with it, a harrowing ritual.

  22. Who Is Dimitrios Pagourtzis, the Texas Shooting Suspect? National, May 18

    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.

  23. In Texas School Shooting, 10 Dead, 10 Hurt and Many Unsurprised National, May 18

    “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.

  24. In Familiar Cycle, Trump Laments Texas School Shooting and Vows Action Washington, May 18

    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.

  25. Scenes From the Texas School Shooting Video, May 18

    At least 10 people are dead after a school shooting in Santa Fe, Tex.

  26. An Audiobook Gives New Life to the Haunting Memoir of a Waco Survivor Book Review, May 18

    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.

  27. National Guard Has Eyes on the Border. But They’re Not Watching Mexico. National, May 15

    National Guard troops are prohibited from using surveillance equipment to look at the Mexican side of the border, because of deployment policies

  28. Dallas Restaurant That Defied N.R.A. Donates to ‘Gun Sense’ Group National, May 14

    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.

  29. They Served Their Time. Now They’re Fighting for Other Ex-Felons to Vote. National, May 11

    A nationwide movement to boost the turnout rate of former felons is being led by activists who have served time in prison.

  30. Texas Teacher Showed a Photo of Her Wife, and Was Barred From the Classroom Express, May 10

    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.

  31. Bloomberg Expands Arts Grant Program to Seven More Cities Culture, May 10

    The Arts Innovation and Management Program will invest $43 million in Atlanta; Austin, Tex.; Baltimore; Denver; New Orleans; Pittsburgh; and Washington.

  32. After Fatal Uber Crash, a Self-Driving Start-Up Moves Forward Business, May 7

    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.

  33. N.R.A. Urges Boycott of a Dallas Restaurant Supporting ‘Reasonable’ Gun Laws Express, May 6

    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.”

  34. ‘Our Rights Are Under Attack’: Voices From Inside and Outside the N.R.A. Convention National, May 5

    Members of the National Rifle Association, a protester and the mayor offered their thoughts on the N.R.A.’s 147th annual meeting.

  35. The N.R.A. Is in Dallas, and No, You Don’t Have to Check Your Gun at the Door National, May 4

    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.

  36. Seven States, Led by Texas, Sue to End DACA Program National, May 1

    “Unelected federal judges are forcing the Trump administration to leave an unlawful program in place indefinitely,” the Texas attorney general said.

  37. Dr. Donald Seldin, Who Put a Medical School on the Map, Dies at 97 Obits, May 1

    A kidney specialist born in Brooklyn, he gambled that an old Army barracks in Dallas could grow into a national leader in biomedicine.

  38. The Menil Drawing Institute in Houston Will Open in November Culture, May 1

    An exhibition of the drawings of Jasper Johns will be the first show at the new extension of the Menil Collection.

  39. Tokyo in Texas: Distinctive Japanese Food Is Thriving in Austin Dining, April 30

    A city known for its barbecue and Tex-Mex cooking has spawned an accomplished roster of Japanese restaurants.

  40. Texas’ Voter ID Law Does Not Discriminate and Can Stand, Appeals Panel Rules National, April 27

    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.

  41. The Supreme Court and the New Civil War Op Ed, April 26

    The battle between the White House and blue states raises questions about the limits of federal authority.

  42. Cars Are Ruining Our Cities Op Ed, April 25

    That’s why more and more towns are deciding to wrest control of their streets from the tyranny of the automobile.

  43. Home Depot Shooting: Dallas Officer Dies From Injuries National, April 24

    Officer Rogelio Santander died on Wednesday, one day after he, another officer and a store security guard were shot outside a Home Depot.

  44. Supreme Court Weighs Claims That Texas Voting Maps Discriminate Against Minorities Washington, April 24

    The court heard arguments in a long and winding case about whether congressional and state legislative districts were drawn to discriminate.

  45. Do Taxpayers Know They Are Handing Out Billions to Corporations? Op Ed, April 24

    Your local government is probably hiding billion-dollar giveaways in the name of economic competitiveness.

  46. How a Bag of Texas Dirt Became a Times Tradition Insider, April 24

    What can you do when you want your child to be born in your home state? A Times Texpatriate explains.