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Texas, Florida governors order bars closed, impose new restrictions as cases surge

Chairs are stacked on a table inside The Rustic on Friday in Houston, Texas. The restaurant and bar will be limited to 50 percent capacity after Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced Friday that he is shutting bars back down and scaling [...]

Allen West injured motorcycle crash in Texas

WACO, Texas — Former U.S. Rep. Allen West of Florida was recovering Sunday after suffering a concussion, several fractured bones and cuts in a motorcycle crash in Texas, according to a post on his Facebook page. The post said West was driving [...]

Ex-congressman Allen West of Florida injured in Texas crash

WACO, Texas (AP) – Former U.S. Rep. Allen West of Florida was injured in a motorcycle crash Saturday in Texas. West’s wife wrote on Facebook that his motorcycle was hit outside Waco and he was in the emergency room. “On my way to [...]

Beto O’Rourke rips Texas reopening as ‘Dangerous, dumb and weak’

Beto O’Rourke, former Texas congressman and one-time Democratic presidential hopeful, spoke out late Friday against the Lone Star State’s response to the ongoing novel coronavirus pandemic. Mr. O’Rourke took to Twitter to sharply criticize [...]

Protesters to meet at Texas Capitol over stay-at-home orders

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – Conservative activists planned to demonstrate outside of the Texas Capitol building on Saturday to protest restrictions that have been put in place to slow the spread of the coronavirus, despite the Republican governor’s [...]

Republican agitator makes runoff for Texas schools seat

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – A Republican agitator who has called President Donald Trump a child rapist and posts risque images of women on social media advanced to a runoff in Tuesday’s primary for a seat on the influential Texas State Board [...]

Biden campaign predicts Texas upset over Sanders

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden speaks during a campaign stop in Dallas on the eve of Super Tuesday. | Eric Gay/AP Photo */ ]]> Joe Biden’s campaign has Texas-sized dreams on Super Tuesday, claiming the former vice [...]

Texas bus company forced to pay American workers after hiring foreigners instead

Edward Turknett learned that El Expreso, a Houston bus company, was looking for drivers and applied by fax, just as the job listing said. He never heard back. The Justice Department says that’s because El Expreso wasn’t interested in American [...]

After Texas, Modi Throws Trump an Even Bigger Party in India

Last year it was “Howdy, Modi!” — a Texas football stadium rally for Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India that featured President Trump. On Monday, Mr. Modi returned the favor with “Namaste Trump,” a campaign-style event [...]

Trump lauds armed volunteers who stopped Texas church shooter: ‘A big THANK YOU to them!’

President Trump on Tuesday applauded the volunteer security guards who stopped a gunman attacking the congregation at a Texas church. He said the attack, which killed two people, would have been worse if not for an armed citizenry. “Armed [...]