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Texas leaders failed to heed warnings that left state’s power grid vulnerable to winter extremes, experts say

Texas officials knew winter storms could leave the state’s power grid vulnerable, but they left the choice…

Gov. Greg Abbott and other Republicans blamed green energy for Texas’ power woes. But the state runs on fossil fuels.

Green energy has been a political punching bag for Texas Republicans like Gov. Greg Abbott throughout the…

“Please help us, please”: More than 100 older and disabled Texans were stranded without power in Austin high-rise

Firefighters helped staff evacuate residents who wanted to go to shelters after more than two days of…

Austin Police Chief Brian Manley retiring months after council members called for his removal

Manley worked for the department for 30 years. Last summer, he faced harsh criticism after police killed…

Many Texas students can skip STAAR tests this year, but high schoolers might have to show up to graduate

There will be few consequences if parents worried about the health risks of in-person testing keep their…

Migrants in “remain in Mexico” program will soon be allowed to enter the United States, federal agency says

The Department of Homeland Security is telling asylum seekers who were forced to wait in Mexico while…

Texas launches multimillion dollar campaign to combat vaccine hesitancy

Local governments and advocacy groups are targeting skeptical communities early, but the state is holding back a…

Analysis: A Star-Spangled culture war in Texas

What gets the state’s unusually subdued lieutenant governor to stand up and take notice? Not playing the…

Texans factor heavily in Democrats’ impeachment case against Donald Trump

U.S. Rep. Joaquin Castro served as an impeachment manager. And multiple rioters from Texas were referenced in…

GOP leaders have expressed skepticism about expanding gambling in Texas. But supporters see hope in the long run.

People pushing for the move say they are hopeful they'll get legislative approval this year. If not…


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