Internal Messages Reveal Crisis at Houston Hospitals As Coronavirus Cases Surge

HOUSTON — At Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital on Sunday, the medical staff ran out of both space for new coronavirus patients and...

What Went Wrong in Texas? Who’s to Blame for COVID-19 Surge?

Texas keeps shattering records. Wednesday brought a new all-time high for new COVID-19 cases, 8,076, more than 2,000 cases higher than the...

Texas Sales Tax Revenues Still on the Decline

State sales tax revenues totaled $2.67 billion in June, a 6.5% drop from June 2019, according to information released by Comptroller Glenn...

Some Texas Schoolchildren Checked Out of Classwork During the Pandemic

More than 11% of Texas students didn’t complete assignments or respond to their teachers when contacted during the spring semester when schools...

Texas Bar Owners Sue Gov. Abbott

Texas bar owners angry about having to close for a second time are taking Gov. Greg Abbott to court. As of Wednesday,...

When and How Often Should You Clean Your Mask

By now, wearing masks or other face coverings to prevent the spread of the coronavirus is a normal part of life. But...

Texas GOP Panel to Vote on Whether Convention Will be Virtual or In-Person

The executive committee of the Texas Republican Party is scheduled to meet at 7 p.m. Thursday to vote on whether the party’s...

Conservative Firebrand Steve Hotze Sues Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo Again

Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo isn’t the only local elected official to obligate businesses to require their customers and staff to wear...

As Coronavirus Cases Surged, Texas’ Contact Tracing Workforce Shrunk

As Texas becomes a national hot spot for the new coronavirus, the state is still falling short on the governor’s months-old goal to employ...

Fourth of July and Fireworks Reimagined This Year in Texas Due to Coronavirus

One of the state’s largest holidays for public gatherings will look a little different this year. July 4 may not happen with...

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