Biden’s campaign names first Texas hires for general election

By Patrick Svitek, Texas Tribune Joe Biden's campaign is naming its first hires for the general election in Texas, where polls continue to show a...

SpaceX capsule and NASA crew make 1st splashdown in 45 years

By MARCIA DUNN AP Aerospace Writer CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Two NASA astronauts returned to Earth on Sunday in a dramatic, retro-style splashdown, their...

Wind farms threaten West Texas river and Air Force routes

By JOHN MacCORMACK San Antonio Express-News COMSTOCK, Texas (AP) — Exactly how the Devils River got its forbidding name is lost to history, but there...

Astronauts face final leg of SpaceX test flight: coming home

By MARCIA DUNN AP Aerospace Writer CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A pair of NASA astronauts face the final and most important part of their...

6 people face charges arising from protest at Texas Capitol

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Six people have been arrested on a variety of charges as the state's crackdown on protesters at the Texas Capitol continued. The...

Supreme Court won’t halt challenged border wall projects

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court declined by a 5-4 vote Friday to halt the Trump administration's construction of portions of the border wall...

Teachers group raps state guidelines on opening schools

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The state’s top teachers group criticized state guidelines for starting the school year Friday, saying they would unfairly punish districts...

Abbott: Local health officials can shut schools only in limited circumstances

By Aliyya Swaby, Texas Tribune In a statement Friday, Gov. Greg Abbott said local health authorities can shut down schools if there’s evidence of an...

State officials warn not to plant mystery seeds mailed from China

By Reese Oxner, Texas Tribune Over the past few weeks, at least 187 Texans received unsolicited packages of mystery seeds in the mail that appeared to...

Exxon lost $1B in second quarter as oil use dries up

By CATHY BUSSEWITZ AP Business Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Exxon lost $1.1 billion in the second quarter, its economic pain deepening as the pandemic...