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'I am haunted by the look on his face': Former Texas state senator recalls moment SUV hit her

Seventy-one juvenile great blue herons and egrets are now in the care of the Houston SPCA.

Riley Leon, the teen driver whose truck was swept up by a tornado, says the seatbelt saved his life.

The Loop Current, a fueler of monster storms, is looking a lot like it did in 2005, the year of Katrina, writes Nick Shay, a professor of oceanography at the University of Miami.

NFL commentator Mike Florio's photo of a badly cooked steak does offer some valuable lessons

Texas’s power grid is still broken, and officials would rather promote fossil fuels than fix it


"U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz lied to Americans about widespread voter fraud that never existed," the Editorial Board writes. "He should resign and deliver Texans from the shame of calling him our senator."

Perry says Texans wiling to suffer blackouts to keep feds out of power market

WATCH: Shelley Luther, a Texas GOP candidate and former teacher, said transgender children make her uncomfortable, and she complained that their classmates weren’t allowed to make fun of them.

State troopers ordered by Gov. Greg Abbott to inspect every commercial truck coming from Mexico earlier this month found zero drugs, weapons or any type of contraband, according to data released by the Department of Public Safety to The Texas Tribune.

UPDATE: The National Butterfly Center on the Texas border is closing “for the immediate future” after conspiracy-fueled threats against the center escalated in recent days.

#BREAKING : Exxon Mobil plans to prohibit LGBTQ and Black Lives Matters flags from being flown outside its offices, prompting a furious backlash from Houston-based employees.

DEVELOPING: At least 8 people are dead & dozens more injured after a sold-out crowd of roughly 50,000 surged during rapper @trvisXX 's performance at @astroworldfest , overwhelming security forces and resulting in one of the deadliest concerts in US history.

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