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Sisolak starts 2022 with cash advantage over GOP challengers

Jan. 19, 2022 20:45 PM EST

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — The long list of Republican gubernatorial candidates immersed in the bruising primary battle underway in Nevada began 2022 with millions of dollars less in campaign cash than incumbent Democratic Gov. Steve Sisolak. Though Republicans expect to make gains...

Mexican abortion advocates look to help women in US

Jan. 19, 2022 10:41 AM EST

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Decades ago, Mexican activists drove women into the United States to terminate their pregnancies at clinics. Now it’s women in the U.S. who are facing more challenges to accessing abortion services and again Mexican activists are stepping up to offer support. ...

Millions of dollars pour early into Texas governor's race

Jan. 18, 2022 11:30 AM EST

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Money is pouring fast into the Texas governor's race headlined by Republican Gov. Greg Abbott and Democrat Beto O'Rourke, who both reported massive early fundraising hauls Monday that puts the campaign on an accelerated track to become one of the nation's most expensive in...

Editorial Roundup: Texas

Jan. 17, 2022 15:34 PM EST

Dallas Morning News. Jan. 16, 2022. Editorial: What we can learn from Colleyville synagogue terror attack Emotions have been everywhere over what happened in Colleyville Saturday night — relief, gratitude, anger, fear, frustration, exhaustion. The...

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott tweets that all hostages are safe after standoff inside Dallas-area synagogue

Jan. 15, 2022 22:41 PM EST
COLLEYVILLE, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott tweets that all hostages are safe after standoff inside Dallas-area synagogue.

Editorial Roundup: Texas

Jan. 10, 2022 19:31 PM EST

Dallas Morning News. Jan. 7, 2022. Editorial: Texas should be more aggressive in offering booster shots for COVID-19 The omicron variant keeps surging at an eye-popping rate, but the number of Texans getting a booster shot hasn’t surged with it. We can...

Texas lieutenant governor tested positive for COVID-19

Jan. 03, 2022 15:35 PM EST

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick tested positive for COVID-19 over the holidays and is quarantining after experiencing mild symptoms, his campaign said Monday. Patrick, 71, first tested positive Dec. 27 and has tested negative since Saturday, said Allen Blakemore, a...

Yucca Mountain remains in debate over nuclear waste storage

Jan. 01, 2022 13:11 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Mounting opposition to proposed nuclear waste storage sites in Texas and New Mexico has kept Yucca Mountain in Nevada in the national debate over what to do with the growing stockpile of radioactive material scattered around the country. The Biden administration is...

Live updates: Virus forces changes in Vegas gadget gathering

Dec. 31, 2021 19:13 PM EST

LAS VEGAS — The annual CES gadget convention will be three days instead of four amid a jump in COVID-19 cases and the withdrawal of some of its best-known tech presenters. Convention organizer The Consumer Technology Association announced in a statement Friday that CES will run...

Texas seeks federal aid for COVID-19 testing and treatment

Dec. 31, 2021 14:15 PM EST

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas officials on Friday requested federal aid for increased COVID-19 testing and treatment following reports that the state is running low on the antibody treatment that has proved most effective against the omicron variant. In a statement, Gov. Greg Abbott...