AUSTIN – The “Texas campaign launch” for Evan McMullin, an independent presidential candidate who is not on the ballot – he must be written in – was held in the vinage room of a wine bar near the city’s convention center. Badge-holders from the Texas Tribune Festival had trekked downtown, joining some intrigued local activists […]
After taking in more refugees over the past 12 months than any other state in the U.S., Texas is threatening to exit the federal refugee program, effective 9/30/16, unless the Obama administration agrees to new security measures intended to protect Texas citizens. Show More Summary
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Texas Sen. Ted Cruz on Monday renewed calls for increasing restrictions on who can enter the country, saying in a statement that a spate of terror attacks on US soil over the weekend indicated “we are moving into a new phase” in theShow More Summary
When a Texas abortion advocate addressed University of Texas Law students this week, she told them to support abortion as more than just “a right.” Amanda Williams, executive director of the Lilith Fund, which gives money to women to help them get abortions, spoke at a “reproductive justice” seminar at the law school on Tuesday, […]
Well, with Labor Day weekend in the rearview mirror and only 64 days until elections, polls and the pundits are all over the place. Our own Joe Gandelman discussed some of the polls here. But in order to see how fluid and confused the polls and the pollsters are, respectively, one just needs to take [...]Show More Summary
By Anne Dachel The only good thing about Texas Monthly is that it's NOT Texas Weekly or Texas Daily. Other than that, it's a rag. Leif Reigstad must have been given his assignment like this: "We need a piece discrediting...
Live updates: UCLA vs. Texas A&M Sept. 3, 2016, 11:57 a.m. College football is back. Today, UCLA opens their season with a trip to College Station, Texas to face Texas A&M; at 12:30 p.m. (CBS).Stick around for live updates and commentary throughout the game from Times Deputy Sports Editor Mike...
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In cracking what must be one of the coldest cases of all time, scientists at the University of Texas claim to have figured out what killed “Lucy,” the iconic human ancestral specimen who lived and died more than 3 million years ago. In...Show More Summary
Pac-12 Conference Commissioner Larry Scott recently ticked off a list of national powers, including Alabama, Texas A&M and Notre Dame, as evidence that his conference constituents would take on all comers in an effort to get back into the College Football Playoff. Sometimes it’s Northwestern that...
While many professors and students worry that guns in classrooms will frighten people and discourage free expression, supporters of a new state law counter that the right to bear arms must not be restricted.
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump held a HUGE rally in Austin, Texas this evening, his second event of the week. This post Trump Holds HUGE Rally in Austin, TX 8/23/16 ~ MUST SEE VIDEO appeared first on AmmoLand.com Shooting Sports News.
Yesterday morning, a federal judge denied a request by three University of Texas-Austin professors who wanted to ban firearms in their classrooms despite a recently passed law authorizing concealed firearms on public college campuses. The ruling came down just two days before classes are scheduled to start at UT campuses. Show More Summary
A U.S. judge blocked Obama administration guidance that transgender public school students must be allowed to use bathrooms of their choice, granting a nationwide injunction sought by a group of 13 states led by Texas. Reed O’Connor, a judge for the Northern District of Texas, said in a...
This is good news: A federal judge in Texas is blocking for now the Obama administration's directive to U.S. public schools that transgender students must be allowed to use the bathrooms and locker rooms consistent with their chosen gender identity. Show More Summary
J.L. Family Ranch (aka JL Ranch) is a new cowboy Western movie that highlights rural living on a family ranch in a small town in Texas. It tells the tale of a veteran rancher and a former sheriff who must deal with issues involving an old enemy who tries to challenge their land ownership. The [...]
Welcome to Ask a Somm, a column in which experts from across the country answer questions about wine. The rule for wine sold at chef Chris Shepherd's Underbelly in Houston, Texas is that all wineries on the list must be family-owned....Show More Summary
We have a mental health workforce shortage in Texas. Just look at the numbers. Last year, 185 Texas counties out of 254 did not have a single psychiatrist, which left more than three million Texans without access to a psychiatrist. Worse, 40 counties didn't even have a licensed clinical social worker. This issue is not something that just sprang up. Show More Summary
This stunt by a limber grandpa proves that age is nothing but a number. At least it isn't for this 68-year-old man from Amarillo, Texas—or else he must be Spider-Man. Wayne McEntire was in Rio for the Olympics with his grandson when someone generously offered him a preferred seat for elderly people on the subway. Show More Summary