At Town Hall, President Obama Confronts Race Issues Bigger Than PoliceAmerica's fraught debate about tensions between blacks and police spilled over Thursday into hang-wringing about societal problems beyond any one person's capacity to fix -- even the president.
Ruling Signals 'Yellow Light' On College Affirmative ActionIn upholding an affirmative action program at UT, the Supreme Court provided some reassurance to the minority of the nation's colleges that continue to consider an applicant's race in admissions.
Texas Affirmative Action Plan Survives Supreme Court ReviewThe University of Texas admissions program that takes account of race has survived another round at the Supreme Court. The justices on Thursday upheld the Texas program by a 4-3 vote.
Supreme Court To Review Claims From Texas Death Row InmatesThe Supreme Court will hear appeals from two African-American death-row inmates in Texas, including one who argued his sentence was based on his race.
Supreme Court Torn Over Texas Affirmative Action ProgramTorn as ever over race, the Supreme Court on Wednesday weighed whether it's time to end the use of race in college admissions nationwide or at least at the University of Texas.
Supreme Court Hears Texas Affirmative Action ChallengeAbigail Fisher has been out of college since 2012, but the justices' renewed interest in her case is a sign that the court's conservative majority is poised to cut back, or even end, affirmative action in higher education.
Report Finds Racial Bias In Traffic Stops By Texas TroopersAn analysis of reports from the Texas Department of Public Safety says black drivers are consistently searched by troopers at a higher rate than white drivers.
Report: Texas Troopers Misidentify Hispanic Drivers As White A broadcast report says Texas state troopers habitually misidentify the race of Hispanics as white in traffic records, calling into question the accuracy of state data used to monitor racial profiling.
Komen Walkers Filled Dallas Streets To Raise FundsThe 33rd Komen Dallas Race for the Cure raised money for breast cancer services and research.
Kung Fu Saloon Pays Fine, Apologizes After Accusation Of Excluding BlacksA Dallas bar accused of turning away black customers has agreed to pay a small fine and apologize over enforcement of its dress code.
Last Day On The Campaign Trail For Abbott, DavisBefore the polls close at 7 p.m., the two candidates for the top political office in Texas reminded people to get out the vote.
NASCAR Fans Race To The Race At Texas Motor SpeedwayThe NASCAR events at Texas Motor Speedway create tremendous traffic congestion as 180,000 fans flock to the races. But some have invested a lot of time winning the race to the race.