Pence names Texas as a possible alternative GOP convention site

By Texas Tribune Pence says Texas could land GOP convention if North Carolina isn't open Texas is being considered to host the Republican National Convention, Vice...

Texas nursing homes receive nearly $400 million to battle COVID-19

The Texas Tribune The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has begun distributing nearly $400 million to Texas nursing facilities impacted most by the...

Texas admits 6% of its reported tests were for antibodies, not active infections

By Patrick Svitek, Carla Astudillo and Edgar Walters, Texas Tribune Texas health officials made a key change Thursday to how they report data about the...

Bars, bowling alleys and aquariums can now reopen

As part of Gov. Greg Abbott's attempt to begin reviving the economy, myriad Texas businesses can reopen Friday. That includes bars, bowling alleys and aquariums...

Texas unemployment rate hits worst on record at 12.8%

By Mitchell Ferman, Texas Tribune The state’s April jobless rate was 12.8% — Texas’ worst monthly tally on record. That number, included in the Labor Department’s...

FBI says Texas naval base shooting is ‘terrorism-related’

By LOLITA C. BALDOR and MICHAEL BALSAMO Associated Press A shooting at a Texas naval air station that wounded a sailor and left the gunman...

Court temporarily blocks voting-by-mail expansion in Texas

By Alexa Ura, Texas Tribune A federal appeals court has temporarily put on hold a lower court’s sweeping ruling that would have allowed all Texas...

Texas pushes for kids to return to normal during pandemic

By JIM VERTUNO Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — After months of home schooling and lost sports seasons, millions of Texas children may get a...

Abbott: State agencies to trim budgets by 5% to prepare for ‘economic shock’

By Cassandra Pollock, Texas Tribune Texas’ top Republican leaders asked certain state agencies and higher education institutions Wednesday to “submit a plan identifying savings” to...

University of Texas students to return to campus in the fall

By JIM VERTUNO and JUAN A. LOZANO Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — University of Texas students will return to campus for the fall semester...