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  1. Biden Tells Governors to ‘Help’ Covid Effort or ‘Get Out of the Way’ Video, Today

    President Biden on Tuesday criticized the pandemic responses of Gov. Greg Abbott of Texas and Gov. Ron DeSantis of Florida, and urged them to drop their opposition to mask mandates.

  2. Spirit Airlines and American Airlines cancel hundreds of flights. Business, Today

    Bad weather and pandemic-related staffing issues have caused occasional disruptions this summer as air travel rebounds.

  3. Los contagios en niños de la variante delta y otro virus causan preocupación en Español, Today

    Además de la covid, cada vez hay más menores que contraen el virus respiratorio sincitial, que es muy contagioso y suele ser más habitual en invierno.

  4. Stories From the Great American Labor Shortage The Daily, Today

    We speak to businesses scrambling to find workers — and the former employees unwilling to return to those jobs.

  5. ‘Wicked’ Hits the Road, Carrying the Hopes of Broadway Tours Culture, Yesterday

    The production, which starts Tuesday in Dallas, is the first Broadway tour back onstage, a test as American theaters seek to rebound from the pandemic shutdown.

  6. In addition to Covid, more children are getting a respiratory virus more commonly seen in winter. Express, August 1

    An outbreak of respiratory syncytial virus, combined with growing Covid-19 pediatric cases, is straining hospital resources in some U.S. cities.

  7. Gov. Greg Abbott bars mandates for vaccinations and masks in Texas. National, July 31

    The state’s daily average of cases has risen more than 200 percent over the past 14 days and hospitalizations are surging, but an executive order ensures that masking and vaccinations remain voluntary.

  8. Justice Dept. sues Texas governor over an executive order on migrants. Washington, July 30

    Gov. Greg Abbott’s order bars private transportation suppliers from providing ground transit to many migrants, and the federal government says it is unconstitutional.

  9. In the Rio Grande Valley, for a Different Kind of Football Story Summary, July 30

    A high school football player in Texas slammed a referee on the field. An interview with him required empathy, connection and help from a photographer.

  10. The Justice Dept. tells the Texas governor his new Covid rule restricting migrant transports violates federal law. Washington, July 29

    Attorney General Merrick B. Garland labeled the executive order Mr. Abbott issued on Wednesday “both dangerous and unlawful.”

  11. Dusty Hill, Long-Bearded Bassist for ZZ Top, Dies at 72 Obits, July 28

    The band, known for its hard-charging, blues-inflected rock, was one of the biggest acts of the 1980s, selling more than 50 million albums.

  12. Jake Ellzey Wins Race for Texas Seat Video, July 28

    State Representative Jake Ellzey defeated Susan Wright in a special runoff election for a U.S. House seat in Texas’ Sixth District, winning over 50 percent of the vote, and will now join the second-largest congressional delegation behind California.

  13. Robert Ellison, Ceramics Collector With a Giving Streak, Dies at 89 Obits, July 28

    The more than 600 works he gave to the Met enriched the museum’s collection enormously.

  14. Dallas Police Chief Apologizes for a 12-Year-Old Boy’s 1973 Killing by an Officer Express, July 28

    Santos Rodriguez was being questioned in a theft case when the officer, Darrell Cain, who was playing Russian roulette with his gun, fatally shot him.

  15. Jake Ellzey Defeats Widow of Former Congressman in Race for Texas Seat National, July 27

    Mr. Ellzey, a state representative, was victorious in a runoff against Susan Wright, whose husband had represented the Sixth Congressional District before he died of Covid-19.

  16. Texas Special Runoff Election Results: Sixth Congressional District Interactive, July 27

    See full results and maps from the Texas special runoff election.

  17. Eyeing the SEC, Oklahoma and Texas Plan to Leave the Big 12 Sports, July 26

    The Longhorns and the Sooners may move to the Southeastern Conference, which could soon have 16 teams. The repercussions would be felt across college sports.

  18. Outbreaks of Untreatable, Drug-Resistant Fungus Spread in 2 Cities Science, July 23

    For the first time, the C.D.C. identified several cases of Candida auris that were resistant to all drugs, in two health facilities in Texas and a long-term care center in Washington, D.C.

  19. Enlist Trump Against Vaccine Hesitancy Letters, July 23

    Readers urge Donald Trump to persuade the vaccine holdouts. Also: Prosecuting rapists; the appeal of Texas; Republicans and Jan. 6; China crackdown; higher education.

  20. Even the Sheet Cakes Are Bigger in Texas Dining, July 23

    Covered in fudge frosting and dotted with pecans, Texas sheet cake is a ubiquitous dessert in the Lone Star state.

  21. She Said Yes. Twice. Styles, July 23

    Damon Holick asked Erica Willard, his high school sweetheart, to marry him two times. One of the proposals was captured in a photo that went viral.

  22. Across the Country in an Automobile Built for Two Business, July 22

    A Times reporter leaving New Jersey for a new job in Texas asks his 2008 Smart car for one more easy-parking adventure.

  23. Dalilah Muhammad Set the Standard for Hurdling. Now She Looks to Defend Her Gold. Interactive, July 21

    Muhammad, 31, lost her world record at the U.S. Olympic trials. She will face a field packed with talent as she tries to remain on top.

  24. Texas Democrats Face Covid Outbreak and a Stalled Voting Rights Push Politics, July 20

    After at least six state lawmakers tested positive for the coronavirus, the group is now confined to a Washington hotel, holding virtual meetings and making little headway in its persuasion campaign.

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  26. Texas Tries to Upend the Legal System With Its Abortion Law Op Ed, July 19

    A court battle has begun over the state’s effort to turn its citizenry into an anti-abortion Stasi. 

  27. 26 People Hospitalized After Chemical Exposure at Texas Water Park Express, July 17

    One person was in critical condition after the victims were exposed to bleach and sulfuric acid, which are used to maintain pH balance, the authorities said.

  28. 5 Texas Democrats who fled their state to stall a voting bill test positive in Washington. Express, July 17

    The Texas House Democratic Caucus did not name the five lawmakers, but said they were all fully vaccinated.

  29. In Texas, Top Two Republicans Steer Ship of State Hard to the Right Politics, July 17

    Different in style and background, Gov. Greg Abbott and Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick have come together, for different reasons, to push an uncompromising conservative agenda.

  30. Biden Faces New Pressure on Immigration Washington, July 16

    A monthly surge in migrants and a ruling against a program that protects young immigrants underscored the difficult choices the president is confronting on an issue that could shape his legacy.

  31. Monkeypox Case Is Discovered in Texas Express, July 16

    The rare but potentially serious viral illness was identified in a Dallas resident who had recently returned from Nigeria. Health officials said there was very little risk to the public.

  32. Tech Workers Who Swore Off the Bay Area Are Coming Back Business, July 15

    Critics said the pandemic would make the industry flee San Francisco and its southern neighbor, Silicon Valley. But tech can’t seem to quit its gravitational center.

  33. The Battle Over State Voting Rights Is About the Future of Texas National, July 14

    The current skirmish is the latest in a tug of war being waged between the state’s increasingly Democratic cities and its deeply conservative rural areas.

  34. Texas Democrats meet with supportive senators on voting rights, seeking to sustain momentum. Washington, July 14

    State lawmakers from Texas said they had met with senators like Chuck Schumer and Elizabeth Warren as they try to pressure Congress to pass federal voting legislation.

  35. Death Toll From Texas Winter Storm Continues to Rise Express, July 14

    Epidemiologists examining causes of deaths reported from Feb. 11 to March 5 have added 59 deaths to the storm’s toll, bringing it to 210.

  36. Texas Has Broken My Heart Op Ed, July 14

    The natural optimism of some of my fellow Texans has fallen to deep cynicism.

  37. Why Did Texas Democrats Flee the State? And What Does It Mean? National, July 13

    The Democratic legislators who fled to Washington to thwart the passage of a restrictive voting measure cannot be legally forced to return from out of state.

  38. Lawsuit Takes Aim at Citizen-Enforced Texas Abortion Law National, July 13

    Abortion providers are challenging a new law that would allow individuals to sue abortion clinics, doctors and anyone helping a woman get an abortion in Texas.

  39. Hasty Exits and Dashed Plans as State Democrats Leave Texas to Block Voting Bill Washington, July 13

    It was the second time in six weeks that Texas Democrats have staged a walkout to try to prevent passage of a sweeping election overhaul bill.

  40. A Texas family joins the list of more than 500 people arrested in the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol. Washington, July 13

    Almost the entire Munn family — the father, the mother and three of their children — are accused of illegally breaching the Capitol through a broken window.

  41. Texas Lawmakers, Dueling 1,300 Miles Apart, Map Out Next Voting Moves Politics, July 13

    After fleeing to Washington, Democratic state lawmakers urged Congress to pass major voting rights legislation. Back in Austin, Republicans carried out the mostly symbolic passage of their elections bill in the State Senate.

  42. What’s at Stake in the Fight Over Voting Rights N Y T Now, July 13

    Here’s a breakdown of the themes in the state laws that Republicans are passing.

  43. ‘Have you no shame?’ Biden frames voting rights as a moral reckoning. Washington, July 13

    The president tried to reinvigorate the fight for voting rights, but he made no mention of rolling back the filibuster, which some see as the only way to beat back Republican-led efforts to restrict ballot access.

  44. Harris Praises ‘Courage and Commitment’ of Texas Democrats Video, July 12

    Vice President Kamala Harris praised Texas Democrats’ ongoing efforts to prevent passage of a new restrictive voting law by the Republican-controlled state legislature. On Monday, the group headed to Washington to draw attention to what they view ...

  45. Texas Democrats Flee State to Highlight G.O.P. Voting Restrictions Politics, July 12

    The move is an attempt to block Republicans from passing a new voting bill while also applying pressure on Congress to pass legislation at the federal level.

  46. The Rationing of a Last-Resort Covid Treatment Investigative, July 12

    While ventilator shortages have been largely averted in the U.S., this lifesaving therapy is scarce. How to choose which critically ill patients get it?

  47. Saharan Dust Plume Blows Past Florida Into Texas Express, July 12

    The weather phenomenon, which is common this time of year, has reached parts of Texas, creating hazy skies and perhaps some respiratory challenges.

  48. ‘I’m Not Just a Kid Who Did Something Wrong’ Sports, July 12

    A high school football player in Texas became infamous when he did the unthinkable, leveling a referee. With grace from the ref, the player is seeking a new start.

  49. As Republicans Take Aim at Voting, Democrats Search for a Response National, July 12

    A speech by President Biden on Tuesday could be a signal of how hard the Democrats will fight to protect voting rights.

  50. More Power Lines or Rooftop Solar Panels: The Fight Over Energy’s Future Business, July 11

    The president and energy companies want new transmission lines to carry electricity from solar and wind farms. Some environmentalists and homeowners are pushing for smaller, more local systems.

  51. The Voter Fraud Fraud Op Ed, July 11

    A Black man was praised for his willingness to vote. Now he faces criminal charges.

  52. After Marathon Hearings, Texas Republicans Advance Voting Measure Politics, July 11

    A Republican-backed bill to overhaul the state’s voting system cleared two key committees in the Legislature on Sunday after a marathon session of testimony in the House that lasted nearly 24 hours.

  53. After Walkout, Texas Voting Showdown Part II Looms Politics, July 10

    The Texas Legislature is trying again after Democrats staged an abrupt walkout in May to kill a Republican plan narrowing voting options in the state.

  54. Texas Man Who Waited Hours to Vote Is Arrested on Charges of Illegal Voting Express, July 10

    Hervis Rogers was ineligible to cast a ballot in the 2020 presidential primary because he was still on parole, according to the state’s attorney general. He now faces four decades in prison.

  55. Texas Democrats Weigh Options for Blocking Voting Bill, Including Flight Politics, July 9

    Some Democrats want to flee the state to deny Republicans a quorum and prevent a vote on stringent new restrictions on voting. Others want to fight on procedural grounds.

  56. Citizens, Not the State, Will Enforce New Abortion Law in Texas National, July 9

    The measure bans abortions after about six weeks of pregnancy. And it effectively deputizes ordinary citizens to sue people involved in the process.

  57. Texas Republicans Reveal Bills of Far-Reaching Voting Restrictions Politics, July 8

    In their second attempt to pass a sweeping elections overhaul, Republican lawmakers followed the broad outlines of the first, including a wide range of measures to limit voting access.

  58. Abbott Opens Texas G.O.P.’s Push to Limit Voting and Reshape the State Politics, July 7

    Calling a special session of the Legislature, Gov. Greg Abbott commenced a fierce political clash as state Republicans seek to restrict voting, transgender rights and how schools teach about racism.

  59. Air Force Is Most to Blame for 2017 Church Shooting, Judge Rules Express, July 7

    The ruling in the case, which was brought by the families of the victims, found that the Air Force was “60 percent responsible” for the massacre in Sutherland Springs, Texas.

  60. In Disaster City, Texas, Rescues Are a Way of Life National, July 6

    Emergency workers like those combing through the remains of the condo building in Surfside, Fla., come to East Texas to learn how to save people trapped in rubble.

  61. I Spoke to a Rancher on the Border Interactive, June 25

    Many landowners in South Texas oppose Gov. Abbott's proposal for the state to build a border wall. But not everyone.

  62. How Voting Laws Are Changing in 5 States Interactive, June 22

    Republican lawmakers in many states are passing laws that add new restrictions to voting and change how elections are run.

  63. A Texas Abortion Law, and the Fight Over Roe Interactive, May 19

    Gov. Greg Abbott of Texas just signed a bill that would ban most abortions in the state. Here’s what else to know.

  64. 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.

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

    See full results and maps from the Texas special election.

  66. 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.

  67. 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.

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

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

  69. 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.

  70. 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.

  71. 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.

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

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

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

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

  74. 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.

  75. 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.

  76. 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.

  77. 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.

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

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

  79. 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.

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

    See full results and maps from the Texas election.

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

    See full results and maps from the Texas election.

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

    See full results and maps from the Texas election.

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

    See full results and maps from the Texas election.

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

    See full results and maps from the Texas election.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Follow live coverage and analysis from Times reporters.

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

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

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

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

  127. 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.

  128. 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.