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White Students Wear Cornrows And Bandanas As Costumes For High School ‘Thug Day’
The outfits sparked controversy online, with many criticizing the students for appropriating and mocking black culture.
Texas Police Tried To Arrest A Black Man In His Own Yard After Misidentifying Him
“You don’t know my name, so how can you tell me I have a warrant in Louisiana?” a Houston man asked an officer in a now viral-video.
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Police Raid Dallas Catholic Diocese For Documents On Sex Abuse Allegations
By David Warren, AP
The Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests applauded investigators for digging into the diocese's "secret archives."
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Supreme Court's Divisions Over Death Penalty On Display In Handling Of Two Cases
By Lawrence Hurley, Reuters
Liberal and conservative justices are split over recent attempts by two inmates in Alabama and Texas seeking stays on their executions.
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Texas Lawmakers Pass Bill To Ban Shackling Of Pregnant Inmates
The bill goes now to Republican Gov. Greg Abbott for a signature.
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Texas Is Talking Tough About Election Fraud, But Here’s What It Really Looks Like
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has been making a big deal about election fraud cases, but his office hasn't been able to show much.
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Civil Rights Groups Will Help Crystal Mason Appeal 5-Year Prison Sentence For Voting
The groups' decision to sign on means Mason will be represented by some of the top voting rights attorneys in the country.
I'm Indian And Yes, My Family Runs Motels. Here's What It Was Like To Be Raised In Them.
, Guest Writer
Motel life allowed people like my parents an opportunity to achieve the American Dream through self-reliance and hard work.
Sandra Bland Filmed Her Traffic Stop Arrest. Officials Never Told The Public.
Her family is calling for the investigation to be reopened based on the newly surfaced cellphone video.
Beto O'Rourke Blasts 'Hatred' Spewed By Pete Buttigieg's Anti-Gay Hecklers
The former Texas congressman defended his 2020 challenger after he was hassled at a campaign event.
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Guatemalan Teen Becomes Third Minor In 5 Months To Die In U.S. Custody
The 16-year-old Guatemalan boy died at a hospital Tuesday after being detained last month at a government-contracted migrant youth detention center in Texas.
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Texas Senate Advances Bill To Make It Clearer That Guns Are Allowed In Churches
The measure leaves it to houses of worship to determine their own rules on concealed weapons.
Texas Officer Charged With Homicide For Shooting Black Man During Traffic Stop
By Jake Bleiberg, AP
The Tarrant County grand jury indicted Arlington Officer Bau Tran eight months after he shot 24-year-old O'Shae Terry in the Dallas suburb.
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Texas House Votes To Lower Marijuana Possession Penalties
The Lone Star State leads the nation in marijuana arrests. Reformers hope this bill can change that.
Texas To Halt Botched Effort To Find Noncitizens On Its Voter Rolls, Implement Fixes
Texas officials said they suspected nearly 100,000 noncitizens were on state voter rolls in January. But that conclusion was based on flawed data.
Texas Democrats Are Out to Prove Beto-mania Wasn't A Fluke
Look no further than U.S. House District 24 to see how that might play out.
Air Force Vet MJ Hegar Announces Bid To Unseat Texas Sen. John Cornyn
MJ Hegar came close to unseating Rep. John Carter in 2018.
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Six People Dead After Small Plane Crash In Texas
The twin-engine aircraft went down just before 9 a.m. as it approached an airport in Kerrville
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House Republicans Are Upset Democrats Are Investigating Voter Suppression Allegations
The Republicans accused the Democratic lawmakers of meddling in state election issues.
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The Texas AG Says Voter Fraud Is A Big Problem. His Cases Suggest Otherwise.
A closer look at election fraud cases Attorney General Ken Paxton resolved in 2018 suggests many of them were minor.
Severe Weather Across The South Kills At Least 8
″It could have been much worse,” Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant said in a news conference.
2 Children Dead, Several People Hurt In Strong Texas Storms
The storms are part of a large system moving through the southern United States, knocking out power to thousands and causing some flash flooding.
Texas Bill Proposes Death Penalty For Abortion
Texas state representatives have held an official hearing on a bill that is a direct challenge to Roe v. Wade. If passed, it would convict people who have abortions of homicide and potentially put them on death row.
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Beto O’Rourke’s Vote To Lift The Oil Export Ban Looms Over His Climate Record
Alexander C. Kaufman
As the United States eclipses Saudi Arabia as a top oil exporter, the former Texas congressman's vote hangs over his 2020 presidential campaign.
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Texas Lawmakers Are Considering The Death Penalty For Women Who Get Abortions
House Bill 896 aims to criminalize all abortions and defines the procedure as homicide, which is punishable by death in Texas.
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ICE Arrests Hundreds In Largest Workplace Raid In Over A Decade
Immigration agents arrested more than 280 people at a Texas company for “unlawfully working” in the U.S.
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