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Family: Human remains found in Texas are missing soldier

KILLEEN, Texas (AP) — The family of a soldier who has been missing since April believes partial remains that were found in Central Texas...

Texas’ lieutenant governor criticizes Fauci as cases surge

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — As confirmed coronavirus case levels in Texas continue surging to record highs, Republican Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick says the nation's...

Austin City Limits music festival canceled as virus surges

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Austin City Limits has joined the ranks of major music festivals to be canceled because of the coronavirus. Festival organizers said...

Doctors urge GOP to halt Texas convention as virus surges

By PAUL J. WEBER Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — As the Texas GOP presses ahead with plans for a July convention amid a surge...

Fauci: US could reach 100,000 new cases a day

By LAURAN NEERGAARD AP Medical Writer The U.S. is "going in the wrong direction" with the coronavirus surging badly enough that Dr. Anthony Fauci told...

Face shields, gloves, wipes: Texas votes as virus rages

By PAUL J. WEBER and JAKE BLEIBERG Associated Press PLANO, Texas (AP) — As coronavirus cases skyrocket in Texas, Regina Greenwell showed up to vote...

Two men charged with rioting at Texas Capitol amid protest

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Two men have been arrested and charged with rioting and committing other crimes at the Texas Capitol amid demonstrations against police...

Governors who quickly reopened backpedal as virus surges

By PAUL J. WEBER Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — When Texas began lifting coronavirus restrictions, Republican Gov. Greg Abbott didn't wear a mask. He...

7 people die in car crash during Texas Border Patrol chase

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Seven people were killed and three others were injured when a car being pursued by the Border Patrol smashed...

Arrest made in Texas capitol vandalism

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A suspect has been arrested and charged with vandalizing the Texas Capitol during a May 30 "Black Lives Matter" demonstration. Keegan...