Judge moves criminal case against Texas attorney general

By JAKE BLEIBERG Associated Press DALLAS (AP) — A judge on Friday ordered the long-running criminal case against Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton returned to...

Conflict raging over ‘The Eyes of Texas’ school song

By JIM VERTUNO AP Sports Writer AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Losing football games is one thing at the University of Texas. A challenge to the...

Trump says virus spike ‘gone’ in Texas while El Paso surges

By ACACIA CORONADO Report for America/Associated Press President Donald Trump downplayed the toll of the coronavirus during Thursday's final debate with Joe Biden, and specifically...

Judge urges US to help find parents deported without kids

By JULIE WATSON, The Associated Press SAN DIEGO — A federal judge on Thursday urged the Trump administration to do more to help court-appointed researchers find hundreds...

Texas reports most active COVID-19 cases since summer peak

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The second coronavirus wave in Texas continued with more active cases than at any time since the summertime peak, according...

Man faces state, federal charges in death of Houston officer

By JUAN A. LOZANO Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — A man accused of fatally shooting a Houston police officer during a domestic disturbance call is...

Santa Claus won’t be coming to Macy’s this year

By JOSEPH PISANI AP Retail Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Macy's said Santa Claus won't be greeting kids at its flagship New York store this...

American, Southwest, Alaska add to airline loss parade in 3Q

By DAVID KOENIG AP Airlines Writer DALLAS (AP) — Airlines are piling up billions of dollars in additional losses as the pandemic chokes off air...

Police: 3 killed, 1 badly wounded in Houston club shooting

HOUSTON (AP) — Authorities searched Wednesday for two men suspected of gunning down three people and wounding a fourth inside of a Houston nightclub. Police...

Trump administration adds criminal disqualifiers to asylum

By ELLIOT SPAGAT Associated Press SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Trump administration announced Tuesday that asylum-seekers will lose their bids if they are convicted of...

Police: 2 Houston officers shot before suspect’s arrest

HOUSTON (AP) — Two Houston officers were shot Tuesday before a SWAT team was dispatched to the scene, where the suspected shooter was arrested,...

University of Texas to create center to study stuttering

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A new center for research and education into stuttering is being created at the University of Texas at Austin, the...

High court to review two cases involving Trump border policy

By JESSICA GRESKO and MARK SHERMAN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear two cases involving Trump administration policies...

High court to review two cases involving Trump border policy

By JESSICA GRESKO and MARK SHERMAN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear two cases involving Trump administration policies...

Record avalanche of early votes transforms the 2020 election

By NICHOLAS RICCARDI and ANGELIKI KASTANIS Associated Press More than 22 million Americans have already cast ballots in the 2020 election, a record-shattering avalanche of...

El Paso sees largest number in hospitals due to COVID-19

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — The El Paso area has reported its highest number of hospitalizations due to the coronavirus since the pandemic began,...

Texas sends virus team to Amarillo, Lubbock as cases spike

AMARILLO, Texas (AP) — Gov. Greg Abbott said Friday he is deploying medical personnel and supplies to the Texas Panhandle and surrounding region as...

Arson investigator, arson suspect fatally shot in Houston

HOUSTON (AP) — An arson investigator and an arson suspect were killed during a shootout early Friday in Houston after the investigator pursued the...

Record avalanche of early votes transforms the 2020 election

By NICHOLAS RICCARDI and ANGELIKI KASTANIS Associated Press Nearly 21 million Americans have already cast ballots in the 2020 election, a record-shattering avalanche of early...

A look at H-2 cartel Mexican ex-army chief accused of aiding

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Former Mexican defense secretary Salvador Cienfuegos stands accused by U.S. prosecutors of aiding the so-called H-2 cartel ship drugs to...

Mexico experts find 2,000 ruin sites near Maya train route

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Experts in Mexico said Wednesday they have detected more than 2,000 pre-Hispanic ruins or clusters of artefacts along the proposed...

24 indicted in probe of white supremacist prison gang

By JUAN A. LOZANO Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — Twenty-four people, including alleged members of a white supremacist prison gang, have been indicted in federal...

24 indicted in probe of white supremacist prison gang

By JUAN A. LOZANO Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — Twenty-four people, including alleged members of a white supremacist prison gang, have been indicted in federal...

Texas governor appoints new state Supreme Court justice

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas' governor appointed a new justice to the state Supreme Court Thursday, filling the vacant seat of a recently retired...

Suspect in pregnant woman’s slaying removed to Texas jail

TEXARKANA, Texas (AP) — A woman suspected of killing a pregnant woman and removing the baby from the victim's womb was moved Wednesday from...

Texas ban on abortion procedure blocked again by court

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A federal appeals court ruled Tuesday that Texas cannot ban a common second-trimester abortion procedure that Republican-led statehouses across the...

Official Texas COVID-19 case count tops 800,000 amid a surge

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas health officials reported the number of confirmed cases of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 broke through the 800,000-case level...

Large fire near Houston burns apartments under construction

KATY, Texas (AP) — A large fire that could be seen for miles in southeastern Texas burned an apartment complex Wednesday on the outskirts...

White evangelicals hope to keep changing Texas red for Trump

By ELLEN KNICKMEYER Associated Press PLANO, Texas (AP) — As parishioners at the evangelical church in the Dallas suburbs gathered for Sunday services, they walked...

Senate Democrats’ fundraising success puts GOP on defensive

By BRIAN SLODYSKO Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Buoyed by massive fundraising success, Democratic Senate candidates are mounting a push in Republican states that few...