October 29, 2013 The request follows a district court ruling on Monday that found the state's new law unconstitutional and said it imposed an undue burden on women seeking abortions.
October 28, 2013 The ruling says some provisions in a new state law prevent doctors from acting in their patients' interests, and would unreasonably restrict women from accessing abortion clinics. The state is expected to appeal, and the case could end up at the U.S. Supreme Court.
October 24, 2013 A complaint from a Texas parent after his son's team was trounced has been investigated and dismissed. But did it make a real problem — bullying — look less serious?
September 28, 2013 Approved in a contentious process this summer, the Texas bill is scheduled to take effect on Oct. 29. Opponents say it would close more than a third of the clinics that provide abortions in the state.
September 4, 2013 The two states say their own laws defining marriage as between a man and a woman conflict with a Department of Defense directive that went into effect on Tuesday.
August 9, 2013 A group is calling on back-to-school shoppers to boycott Macy's and Kroger stores in Texas this weekend, in retaliation for the national retailers' efforts to quash a bill that would have strengthened the state's wage discrimination law.
August 2, 2013 A newly outsized logo is part of a Texas college's broader plan to change the fortunes of its football team. The Lions of Texas A&M University-Commerce won only a single game last year.
July 31, 2013 His books became icons of rural life in Texas. Graves' 1960 memoir, Goodbye to a River, recounts a canoe trip along a doomed waterway he knew in his youth. The book "was quickly recognized as a classic," NPR member station KERA reports.
July 30, 2013 KUHFWhen a parent finds out he or she has cancer, one of the most difficult conversations to have may be with the children. Two programs in Houston teach children and parents how to deal with the emotions that arise throughout the diagnosis and treatment of cancer.
July 23, 2013 When Dallas barbecue restaurant Pecan Lodge opened three years ago, there was no line of customers waiting to taste the brisket. But that all changed when Texas Monthly barbecue critic Daniel Vaughn rated the Pecan Lodge barbecue among the very best in the state.
July 19, 2013 A six year study of NPR's coverage finds that Washington sure enough leads, but there is more national dispersal than imagined. Editors and many of us want still more. See if your state is being dissed. Someone seems to be messing with Texas in particular (and Florida).
July 17, 2013 Public health officials thought West Nile virus was history. But in 2012, the virus struck back, sparking a major outbreak around Dallas that killed 19 people and left hundreds more disabled. Scientists say they've discovered key clues in the Dallas outbreak that could help predict future outbreaks.
July 12, 2013 During the first half of 2013, more than a dozen states enacted 45 separate provisions restricting access to abortion. High-profile battles continue in Texas and North Carolina. The restrictions range from bans to stricter regulations of clinics.