Los Fresnos Rodeo cancelled due to virus concerns

Organizers say they have voted to cancel the 2021 Los Fresnos Rodeo. The Los Fresnos Rodeo committee says the decision was hard to make and...

Texas unemployment rate falls to 6.9% in October

By Mitchell Ferman, Texas Tribune The Texas unemployment rate dropped to 6.9% in October, the U.S. Labor Department said Friday, an improvement from the state’s...

CDC begs Americans not to travel for Thanksgiving

By MIKE STOBBE and HEATHER HOLLINGSWORTH Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — With the coronavirus surging out of control, the nation’s top public health agency...

Judge orders US to stop expelling children who cross border

By NOMAAN MERCHANT Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — A federal judge on Wednesday ordered the Trump administration to stop expelling immigrant children who cross the...

Texas inmates work in morgue as COVID-19 overwhelms El Paso

By Alana Rocha, Texas Tribune The morgue in El Paso is so overwhelmed by the number of people dying from COVID-19 that inmates from the...

Brownsville native named to Biden education transition team

Brownsville native Norma V. Cantú, a University of Texas law school and school of education professor, has been named to President-elect Joe Biden’s 20-member...

Some big, early shifts on immigration expected under Biden

By BEN FOX and ELLIOT SPAGAT Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Some dramatic moves on immigration are expected in the early days of the Biden...

Supreme Court justices appear ready to uphold Obamacare

By David G. Savage and Noam N. Levey Los Angeles Times WASHINGTON — Supreme Court justices on Tuesday sounded ready to uphold the Affordable Care...

Democrats’ hopes of flipping Texas again fall short

By Emma Platoff, Texas Tribune Some thought it might happen as early as 2014 — and then 2016, and, of course, in 2018. When all those...

Judge rejects GOP effort to throw out 127,000 Houston votes

By NOMAAN MERCHANT Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — A federal judge on Monday rejected another last-ditch Republican effort to invalidate nearly 127,000 votes in Houston...