Presidents Lyndon B. Johnson and Abraham Lincoln led this country a hundred years apart from each other, but both made strides in the rights of minorities in America.
Two days before Texas is set to execute its first inmate with a new batch of drugs, the state prison agency remained determined Tuesday to keep its supplier a secret, citing threats of violence to pharmacies that sell drugs used in lethal injections.
Chile’s interior minister says the death toll has risen to five from a powerful magnitude-8.2 earthquake that struck off northern Chile hours ago. The quake forced evacuations along the country’s entire Pacific coast for fear of tsunamis.
Students and staff at McCallum High School received notification on Tuesday that a person at the school possibly has tuberculosis, according to Alex Sanchez, a spokesperson for Austin Independent School District.
Texas Parents Opt Out say parents from more than 30 districts across the state have sent “opt out” letters to their schools, taking their children out of STAAR testing. And now, at least one school district is changing the rules.
People living in Bastrop will get a chance to hear the city’s options Wednesday on how they’ll get water in the future.
Large areas of Texas have fallen into severe drought as a typically wet season remains relatively dry.
The start of April kicks off a new health initiative called the Million Mile Month launching in Austin. The goal is to get the city to exercise a combined one million miles by the end of the month.
An Amber Alert that was issued Tuesday afternoon for a 15-year-old girl from Blanco has been canceled.
An 85-year-old woman has been found dead in her North Texas home after she apparently was attacked by her son’s pit bulls inside the house.
City Hall renovations begin April 2 and will continue through September of this year. The renovations aim to accommodate the expanded City Council, which will have 11 members.
An audio recording reveals the captains of the two vessels that collided in the Houston Ship Channel were aware they were perilously close to one another, but still failed to avert a spill that dumped 168,000 gallons of oil into the water.
The City of Pflugerville will be shutting off water to the Falcone Pointe subdivision due to water main construction along Kelly Lane.
Texas says its public school enrollment surged by nearly 20 percent in a decade, enough to officially top 5 million as of the 2012-2013 academic year.
Texas athletic director Steve Patterson has his eye on China and potentially the Middle East as vast new markets to expand the Longhorns’ burnt orange brand and establish geographic footprints for the school and its sports around the globe.