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US court strikes down two Republican-drawn Texas congressional districts

A U.S. court struck down two Republican-drawn U.S. congressional districts in Texas on Tuesday, calling them discriminatory and ordering a remedy ahead of elections in 2018, court papers showed. In the case that has been contested in the courts for about six years, a three-judge panel at U.S....
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