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Editorial Roundup: Texas

Oct. 11, 2021 10:04 AM EDT

Houston Chronicle. Oct. 8, 2021. Editorial: The phony ‘critical race theory’ crusade strikes again - and Katy ISD fell for it Near the end of the graphic novel at the center of this week’s firestorm in Katy ISD, a white seventh-grader named Liam...

Editorial Roundup: U.S.

Oct. 06, 2021 11:53 AM EDT

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: Oct. 4 The Guardian on the Pandora papers — bringing tax havens to heel: Five years after the Panama papers exposed the vast scale of offshore banking and business...

Mixed feelings in El Paso about looser Texas gun limits

Sep. 01, 2021 19:25 PM EDT

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Martin Portillo got a gun after the mass shooting at a Walmart in his hometown of El Paso two years ago, even though it went against his upbringing. His wife, Daisy Arvizu, was working at the store when a man started firing — allegedly bent on...

Editorial Roundup: U.S.

Sep. 01, 2021 12:16 PM EDT

Aug. 30 The Los Angeles Times on the Texas abortion law: A horrendous new Texas law scheduled to go into effect Wednesday would ban abortion when a fetal heartbeat is detected — typically around six weeks of gestation — and turn individuals into...

Widower's death extends mourning tied to El Paso massacre

Aug. 27, 2021 20:08 PM EDT

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — A man who gained worldwide sympathy and support after his wife was killed in a mass shooting in the Texas border city of El Paso was remembered Friday as kind and thoughtful — and haunted by the loss of the woman he loved. A few dozen people...

'Healing Garden dedicated on mass shooting's 2nd anniversary

Aug. 03, 2021 21:52 PM EDT

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Officials in the border city of El Paso dedicated a garden Tuesday that is meant to bring healing two years after a gunman targeting Latinos opened fire at a Walmart, killing 23 people in an attack that stunned the U.S. and Mexico. Much like the...

The Latest: Judge says migrant stops could worsen pandemic

Aug. 03, 2021 19:38 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas — A federal judge has ordered Texas to keep state troopers from stopping vehicles that are carrying migrants on the grounds that the migrants may spread the coronavirus. The temporary restraining order handed down Tuesday by U.S. District Judge Kathleen...

Today in History

Aug. 03, 2021 00:07 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Aug. 3, the 215th day of 2021. There are 150 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On August 3, 1936, Jesse Owens of the United States won the first of his four gold medals at...