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...

Alex Trebek, ‘Jeopardy’ host and trivia master, has died at 80

By LYNN ELBER AP Television Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek died Sunday after battling pancreatic cancer for nearly two years. He...

Biden wins White House, vowing new direction for divided US

By JONATHAN LEMIRE and ZEKE MILLER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrat Joe Biden defeated President Donald Trump to become the 46th president of the...

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...

Pandemic top of mind for Texas voters

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Voters in Texas made their pick for president while holding negative views about the country’s direction. That’s according to AP VoteCast,...

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...

Trump officials tout progress on border wall before election

By NOMAAN MERCHANT Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — Top Trump administration officials visited Texas five days before Election Day to announce they have nearly completed...

Zeta becomes a hurricane as it nears Yucatan, heading for Gulf Coast

By GABRIEL ALCOCER Associated Press CANCUN, Mexico (AP) — Zeta strengthened to a hurricane Monday afternoon as it continued on a track for Mexico’s Yucatan...

Coronavirus deaths are rising again in the US, as feared

By LISA MARIE PANE and MIKE STOBBE Associated Press BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Deaths per day from the coronavirus in the U.S. are on the...

Texas is on the cusp of another COVID-19 surge; Is state better prepared?

By Shawn Mulcahy, Texas Tribune Cases of COVID-19 in parts of Texas surged to near catastrophic levels this summer as some hospitals were forced to...