Woman who took cousin's identity to be deported for voting

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Mexican national whose attorney said she used a cousin's identity to live in the U.S. for decades and held a job assessing students in Houston schools is facing deportation afte...

Times' publisher defends op-ed in meeting of US news leaders

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The publisher of The New York Times says an anonymous opinion piece criticizing President Donald Trump's leadership "added to the public understanding of this administration and t...

Army honors McCain in opening new modernization HQ in Texas

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — As Sen. John McCain's family announced that the ailing veteran is stopping treatment for brain cancer, the Army paid tribute Friday at the opening of a new warfare modernization h...

Against all odds: Democrats pour money into longshot races

HOUSTON (AP) — Donors pouring money into the November midterm elections are putting cash into races in places they never have before to help Democrats. More than $1 billion raised so...

Texas opens investigation of reported immigrant child death

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas child welfare officials say they've opened an abuse and neglect investigation into reports that a child died shortly after leaving a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement...

Secretary Perry alma mater says he didn't tilt nuke lab bid

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas A&M University leaders say Energy Secretary Rick Perry wasn't involved in a $2.5 billion nuclear weapons lab contract that partly went to his alma mater. ...

Mexican consul says Texas sheriff defends stops in meeting

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Mexican diplomat says a Texas sheriff told him he stood by a traffic sting that led to the arrest of 14 undocumented immigrants, many of whom were later deported. ...

Texas suburb ends contract with immigrant detention center

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A conservative Texas suburb voted Tuesday to sever ties with a 500-bed immigration detention center that activists say is currently housing some mothers who don't know the whereab...

Supreme Court accepts Texas voting maps in blow to Democrats

WASHINGTON (AP) — A divided Supreme Court kept Texas' voting maps largely intact Monday, dealing an election-year blow to Democrats by reversing earlier findings that intentional racial discrimination...

Texas governor's plan after Santa Fe shooting meets pushback

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott says gun rights are safe on his watch amid pushback to some of his safety proposals after a high school shooting that left 10 people dead. ...

Texas abortion clinics suing to undo old laws after 2016 win

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas abortion providers are suing to undo decades-old regulations on doctors and clinics that they say deserve a second look after a landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling in 2016. ...

Police response to Texas school shooting remains unclear

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Santa Fe High School had conducted active shooter drills, armed police officers patrolled the hallways and students went through a scare in February after a false report of a camp...

Survivors of Texas massacre confront 'spiritual war zone'

SANTA FE, Texas (AP) — Inside a packed church sanctuary, the seniors of Santa Fe High School and the prosecutor speaking to them confronted the challenges borne of the shooting that took the lives of ...

Police response to Texas school shooting remains unclear

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Santa Fe High School had conducted active shooter drills, armed police officers patrolled the hallways and students went through a scare in February after a false report of a camp...

Texas governor vows to look at school safety after attack

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The mass shooting at a Texas high school Friday led to promises from the state's top Republicans to look for ways to improve school safety, but none of them suggested that substan...