Search suspended days after deadly collision off Texas coast

GALVESTON (AP) — Days after a fishing boat's collision with a chemical tanker just off the Texas coast left one person dead, the U.S....

Southwest joins rivals in again delaying Boeing jet’s return

DALLAS (AP) — Southwest Airlines said Thursday it has taken the grounded Boeing 737 Max out of its schedule until early June and is...

Senate passes US-Canada-Mexico trade deal

By KEVIN FREKING Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate overwhelmingly approved a new North American trade agreement Thursday that rewrites the rules of trade...

Texas Southern University’s president placed on administrative leave

By Shannon Najmabadi, Texas Tribune The president of one of the country’s largest historically black colleges, Texas Southern University, in Houston, was placed on paid...

Abbott draws criticism over new refugee ban from Texas’ Catholic Bishops

By Julián Aguilar, Texas Tribune Texas’ Catholic bishops issued a sharp rebuke of Gov. Greg Abbott, a fellow Catholic, following his decision Friday to ban...

Governor blames stabbing on Austin’s homeless policies, ramps up DPS patrols

By Juan Pablo Garnham, Texas Tribune Gov. Greg Abbott on Thursday ordered the Department of Public Safety to increase patrols in downtown Austin and around...

US border arrests drop on as focus turns to Mexicans

By ELLIOT SPAGAT Associated Press SAN DIEGO (AP) — The number of people arrested or stopped entering the United States along the Mexico border fell...

US courts rule for border walls both public and private

By NOMAAN MERCHANT and KEVIN FREKING Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Crews could start building a private border wall in South Texas within the coming...

Iran warns US not retaliate over missile attack in Iraq

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran state TV says Tehran has launched “tens” of surface-to-surface missiles at Iraq’s Ain Assad air base housing U.S. troops...

After a man died, Greg Abbott blamed Austin’s homeless policies

By Juan Pablo Garnham, Texas Tribune Twice last year, Gov. Greg Abbott drew ire from Austin city officials when he suggested that crimes were the...