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The Latest: Texas A&M cancels ‘white lives matter’ rally

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) - The Latest on violent protests connected to a white nationalist rally in Virginia (all times local):___6:45 p.m.A Texas lawmaker says...

Texas set to restrict insurance coverage for abortion

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The Republican-controlled Texas Legislature is poised to restrict insurance coverage for abortions over the objections of opponents who say doing...

Booming Texas cities feeling stunted by governor’s agenda

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Texas' big cities are booming like few places in the U.S., and mayors say Republican Gov. Greg Abbott is doing...

Timber! Top Texas Republicans look to axe local tree rules

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Greg Abbott insists he doesn't hate trees. But Texas' Republican governor and many conservatives in its Legislature do hate what...

Houston sued over possible denial of benefits to gay spouses

HOUSTON (AP) - Three city employees and their spouses who are concerned that Houston could be forced to stop paying benefits to same-sex spouses...

Texas Senate again OKs ‘bathroom bill’ over police criticism

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - A Texas version of a North Carolina-style "bathroom bill" targeting transgender people again passed the state Senate on Tuesday over...

Texas ‘bathroom bill’ may shape 2018 GOP primary campaigns

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Though "bathroom bills" targeting transgender people fizzled in deep-red states across the U.S., the issue is still white hot in...

South Carolina inmate captured in Texas after second escape

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - An inmate was re-captured in Texas early Friday after his second escape from a maximum security prison in South Carolina,...

Texas attorney general’s donors include conservative group

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Texas' attorney general disclosed Wednesday that a Washington-based conservative group is helping pay his legal defense on criminal securities fraud...

Pastors in Texas find new ways to serve fearful immigrants

HOUSTON (AP) - On one of his recent visits to the home of an immigrant family, Julio Barquero asked everyone sitting in the living...