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Justice Department Will Ask US Supreme Court To Block Texas Abortion LawOn October 15 the Biden administration said it will turn next to the U.S. Supreme Court in another attempt to halt a Texas law that has banned most abortions since September.
As Cases Bounce From Court To Court, Texas Women Drive Hours For Abortions With Ban In EffectChanges in Texas law -- in particular the one banning abortions after about six weeks of pregnancy -- is having an impact on the mental and physical health of many women in the Lone Star State.
Texas Judge Bars United Airlines From Putting Unvaccinated Workers On LeaveA federal judge in Texas has extended a ban on United Airlines putting employees on unpaid leave for seeking a medical or religious exemption from getting the COVID vaccine.
'Federal Action Supersedes Any State Mandate' Southwest Airlines To Continue Employee Vaccine MandateDallas-based Southwest Airlines say it will comply with federal COVID vaccine mandates regardless of the executive order issued by Governor Greg Abbott blocking such actions.
Justice Department Asking 5th U.S. Circuit To Again Halt Texas Abortion LawLate Monday night the Biden administration again urged the courts to step in and suspend a new Texas law that has banned most abortions since early September.
Fort Worth Mayor Mattie Parker Tests Positive For COVID-19Both Fort Worth Mayor Mattie Parker and her husband, David Parker, have tested positive for COVID-19.
Merck Asks FDA For Emergency Authorization For 1st Pill To Treat COVIDDrug maker Merck is asking U.S. regulators to authorize its pill against COVID-19.
Judge In Texas Abortion Ban Hearing Questions If Citizens Are Being Made "A Proxy For The State"In court on October 1, a federal judge questioned the enforcement mechanism of Texas' six-week abortion ban.
Restrictive Texas Abortion Law In Federal Court As Justice Department Argues Against ItOn October 1 a federal judge in Texas is set to consider whether the state can leave in place the most restrictive abortion law in the U.S.
Fort Worth ISD Offering $500 Incentive To Employees Fully Vaccinated For COVIDThe Fort Worth Independent School District is offering a one-time $500 incentive to employees who get fully vaccinated against COVID.
Oklahoma Abortion Numbers Up As Texas Heartbeat Law Takes AffectA strict new abortion law in Texas is having an impact in bordering states, including at a women's clinic in Oklahoma where workers say they're seeing a significant increase in out-of-state patients.
Red Cross Hoping To Increase Blood Supply With Opening Of New North Texas Donation CentersThe nationwide blood shortage that became critical at the start of the pandemic continues to get worse, but there are new ways that North Texans can help.