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Condemned prisoner Yokamon Hearn is headed to the Texas death chamber after having his appeals rejected by the U.S. Supreme Court.
From Wall Street to Main Street, the health care reform attached to the Affordable Care Act will impact every American regardless of age. North Texans, unsurprisingly, are split. Here’s what residents and business owners have to say.
The Supreme Court’s decision on Thursday to uphold the entire Affordable Care Act is sending tidal waves through Texas — particularly the state’s GOP leadership, which has overwhelmingly opposed “Obamacare.” Here’s a look at what Texas politicos and pundits are saying on both sides of the aisle.
The outcome of legal wrangling about condemned killer Steven Staley’s mental health is likely to determine if the former laborer is put to death this week in Texas for a slaying almost a quarter-century ago in Fort Worth.
A Texas man who already was a convicted child sex offender has been executed for the beating death of a 10-month-old boy he was baby-sitting at a home in Dallas.
Minutes after President Barack Obama signed his sweeping and hard-fought healthcare reform into law in 2010, Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott and AGs from 12 other states filed a complaint in federal court challenging the constitutionality of a key fixture: The individual mandate.
The state of Texas wants to challenge the constitutionality of Section 5 of the 1965 Voting Rights Act, a key provision of the historic federal legislation.
This week three federal judges in San Antonio will start resolving one of the great political mysteries of the year: When will Texas hold primary elections and what will the congressional and legislative districts look like?
The U.S. Supreme Court has halted the execution of a black man convicted of a double murder in Texas 16 years ago after his lawyers contended his sentence was unfair because of a question asked about race during his trial.
Now that Rick Perry is running for president, his campaign has begun distancing itself from some of the candidate’s own words.
State governments across the country are laying off teachers, closing public libraries and parks, and reducing health care services, but there is one place they could get $23 billion a year if they could only agree how to do it: Internet retailers such as Amazon.com.
A Denton County attorney is challenging the way statutory rape cases are tried in Texas courts, and his argument could have an impact nationwide.