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Americans are bewildered by patchwork of social-distancing rules

By Kristen V Brown Bloomberg News As states report record numbers of new COVID-19 cases, Americans are left confused about how to handle daily life. The...

What’s Trump endorsement worth? Texas House, Alabama Senate runoffs will tell

By Bridget Bowman CQ-Roll Call WASHINGTON — Loyalty to President Donald Trump has defined Republican primaries since 2016. So when he chooses sides in intraparty...

Fiesta San Antonio canceled for 2020 because of coronavirus

By Stacy Fernández, Texas Tribune Fiesta San Antonio was canceled Friday as the number of people infected with the coronavirus continues to surge in Texas,...

United Airlines hands out 4,700 layoff and furloughs notices in Texas

By Kyle Arnold The Dallas Morning News United Airlines said this week that it could lay off more than 4,700 workers in Dallas and Houston...

Abbott warns, ‘the next step would have to be a lockdown’

By Alex Samuels, Texas Tribune With Texas continuing to break records for new coronavirus deaths and hospitalizations this week, Gov. Greg Abbott reiterated Friday afternoon...

Privately funded border wall on the brink of collapse

By Jeremy Schwartz and Perla Trevizo, The Texas Tribune and ProPublica Tommy Fisher billed his new privately funded border wall as the future of deterrence,...

Number of Texans filing for unemployment benefits increases 7%

By Mitchell Ferman, Texas Tribune More than 96,000 Texans applied for jobless relief last week, a 7.4% bump over the week before. It is a reversal...

Trump holds narrow lead over Biden in Texas, UT poll finds

By Ross Ramsey, Texas Tribune President Donald Trump would beat former Vice President Joe Biden in Texas by 4 percentage points if the election were...

Texas bar owners file $10 million federal lawsuit against Abbott

By Reese Oxner, Texas Tribune Several Texas bar owners filed a $10 million federal lawsuit Tuesday afternoon against Gov. Greg Abbott, in an attempt to...

After 17 youths test positive for virus, juvenile lockups to begin mass testing

By Jolie McCullough, Texas Tribune After 17 young people tested positive for the coronavirus inside Texas’ state-run juvenile lockups, the Texas Juvenile Justice Department said...

Officials in Texas’ big cities say their public testing sites are being strained

By Juan Pablo Garnham, Texas Tribune As the new coronavirus continues to spread in Texas, leaders of some of the state's biggest cities said Monday...

Texas will delay work-search requirement for unemployment benefits

By Meena Venkataramanan, Texas Tribune The Texas Workforce Commission decided Tuesday to postpone reinstating a work-search requirement for out-of-work Texans receiving unemployment benefits. The requirement that...

Texas will delay work-search requirement for unemployment benefits

By Meena Venkataramanan, Texas Tribune The Texas Workforce Commission decided Tuesday to postpone reinstating a work-search requirement for out-of-work Texans receiving unemployment benefits. The requirement that...

If your child received free or reduced-price school lunches you may be eligible for...

By Stacy Fernández, Texas Tribune Low-income Texas families now have through the month of July to apply for $285 in federal aid per child to...

University of Texas to pay interim President Jay Hartzell $795,000

By Valeria Olivares, Texas Tribune The University of Texas System Board of Regents approved an annual salary of $795,000 on Monday for the flagship's interim...

Texas city, county leaders want authority to implement local stay-at-home orders

By Cassandra Pollock and Juan Pablo Garnham, Texas Tribune As Texas grapples with soaring coronavirus cases and hospitalizations, local elected officials in some of the...

Mercedes mayoral candidate sues city, officials

One month after a charge of disrupting a public meeting was dropped against him, Mercedes mayoral candidate and community activist Israel Coronado has filed...

Abbott bans elective surgeries to preserve bed space for coronavirus patients

By Sarah R. Champagne, Texas Tribune Gov. Greg Abbott announced Thursday morning that he will pause any further phases of reopening Texas and that he...

US shifts virus testing support, raising concern in Texas

By Anna Edney Bloomberg News WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is shifting support for COVID-19 testing centers to private pharmacies and health centers, causing concern...

New York imposes travel restrictions on visitors from Texas

By Meena Venkataramanan, Texas Tribune Visitors from Texas will soon have to quarantine for 14 days if they travel to New York, New Jersey or...

Abbott recommends Texans stay home as coronavirus cases surge

By Patrick Svitek, Texas Tribune With cases of the coronavirus surging to record levels in Texas, Gov. Greg Abbott recommended Tuesday that Texans stay home...

Massive Saharan dust cloud approaching Texas, gulf states

By Nelson Oliveira New York Daily News A giant cloud of Saharan dust is expected to reach the southeastern United States this week after traveling...

Texas companies would feel the impact of a limit on H-1B visas

By Christopher Connelly, KERA News The Trump administration is planning to severely limit approvals of new H-1B visas. Companies use that type of visa to...

Texas lawmakers call on ICE to release migrants in immigration detention centers

By Stacy Fernández, Texas Tribune U.S. Reps. Joaquin Castro, D-San Antonio, and Sylvia Garcia, D-Houston, called on Immigration and Customs Enforcement on Monday to release...

Texas universities shelving SAT, ACT; Coronavirus scrambles admissions

By Raga Justin, The Texas Tribune High school students with dreams of attending college would typically be gearing up to take standardized admissions tests this time...

Cameron, Starr counties report 198 new virus cases

Cameron County reported 92 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday, county Judge Eddie Trevino Jr. announced in a news release. The new cases are from...

Gov. Greg Abbott supports making to-go alcohol sales permanent

By Reese Oxner, Texas Tribune During shutdowns due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Texans have been able to purchase alcoholic beverages to go from restaurants, including...

After SCOTUS ruling Texas lawmakers want to add more LGTBQ safeguards

By Emma Platoff and Cassandra Pollock, Texas Tribune LGBTQ Texans marked a major victory Monday when the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that federal civil rights...

Texas’ unemployment rate for May slightly fell to 13%

By Meena Venkataramanan, Texas Tribune Texas’ unemployment rate in May was 13% — a slight drop from the revised record-high 13.5% April jobless rate, according...

Coronavirus cases increasing daycares, but Texas repealed safety rules

By Aliyya Swaby, Texas Tribune As child care centers across Texas slowly reopen, reported COVID-19 cases among children and staff are rising even as the...