Big Cats Are Not Pets and Other Things To Know Even if You Love...

We know Texas is the Great American keeper of exotic animals. Their presence is sometimes edifying, sometimes economically beneficial. But their presence...

Nursing Homes in Texas Especially Risky Now

At least 320 Texas nursing home residents and staffers have tested positive for COVID-19, and at least 18 have died. But those...

Texas Entering Deadliest Days for COVID-19

Texas recorded its most deaths and most positive test results for coronavirus for a single day on Tuesday. To...

Coronavirus Likely to Be Particularly Deadly in Rio Grande Valley

For a variety of reasons, the COVID-19 outbreak is likely to hit the Rio Grande Valley area of Texas particularly hard. 

COVID-19 Is Taking a Toll on Texas’ First Responders

In just one month, hospitals have turned into what feels like actual battlefields. Hundreds of medical professionals across the state are fighting...

Abbott Announces Temporary Closure of Texas State Parks, Historic Sites

Gov. Greg Abbott has directed the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department and the Texas Historical Commission to close all state parks and...

Churches in Texas Adjust After Abbott Clarifies Rules

After a confusing announcement earlier in the week, Gov. Greg Abbott clarified his remarks regarding places of worship and whether they are...

Are Guns Shops Essential, or is it Just the Texas Way?

COVID-19 and the stay-at-home orders that now accompany it have sparked a nationwide debate about gun shops. Are they essential? Should they...

Help is Available to Texas Restaurants, Employees

The $2 trillion federal stimulus package signed into law last week includes help for the Texas hospitality industry, which has been reeling...

Home Is More Dangerous Now for Some Children

Families throughout Texas are spending more time together during the coronavirus pandemic, and for some, home is unsafe.  “There...

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