Texas is poised to be the next bathroom battleground in transgender fight

On International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia, the governor of Texas had a message for the citizenry.

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Here are 10 things we learned from the eventful Indiana primary

Trump emerged as the presumptive Republican nominee in Tuesday night’s primary as Cruz left the race and Sanders won an upset victory over Clinton

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Systemic prisoner abuse continues at jail where Sandra Bland died: report

Report commissioned after Bland’s death in a Texas jail, which became a cause célèbre for the Black Lives Matter movement, says staff dehumanize inmates

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Former Texas officer who fatally shot unarmed woman without warning found not guilty

A former Texas police deputy on trial for killing an unarmed woman without warning immediately after she opened the front door of a friend’s house was found not guilty on Thursday.

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Welcome to Bruni, Texas -- where water comes with arsenic at eight times the federal limit

Bruni’s taps deliver poison to its poor, largely Hispanic residents but other rural towns in the state suffer with water that is black, brown or stinks of rotten eggs

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Texas files federal lawsuit to block Syrian refugee family's resettlement

State files federal lawsuit against International Rescue Committee and Obama administration to stop family who fled Syria in 2013 from arriving in Texas

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Here are 10 things we learned from Super Tuesday

Here’s what we learned after 12 states and one US territory cast their votes for the Republican and Democratic presidential nominations Tuesday night

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Texas fears 'brain drain' now that public universities will allow guns on campus

Whenever headhunters called, Frederick Steiner would tell them thanks but no thanks - he was content in his job as dean of the school of architecture at the University of Texas at Austin. Then the state passed a “campus carry” law and recruiters heard a different answer.

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Texas academics told to avoid 'sensitive topics' to prevent angering gun-toting students

When the University of Texas released a report last week detailing where it plans to allow guns on its Austin campus, Nora Dolliver’s choice of graduate schools narrowed by one.

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Zika in Texas? 'We have the perfect storm to allow virus to flourish,' scientists warn

Dr Peter Hotez gestured at three tires dumped on the weed-ravaged, litter-strewn roadside by a boarded-up house on Worms Street.

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Activists rip Texas 'open carry' law for allowing guns to be brought into mental hospitals

Mental health advocates push back against state’s new open carry law, arguing presence of firearms could negative impact treatment or increase suicide rates

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Texans can now stroll around public places while flashing their pistols without fear of arrest

As a gun owner, Angela Turner is not anti-firearms. She simply does not want to take her three young children out for a meal and feel like the family has stepped into a wild west saloon.

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Critics blast all-white jury for Oklahoma cop accused of raping black women and teens

The trial of the former Oklahoma City police officer accused of a string of sexual assaults against black women began this week with an all-white jury.

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More than 20 immigrant women begin hunger strike inside Texas detention center

Some of the women, who began protest by refusing dinner on Wednesday, wrote letters about fears of being deported, as well as inhumane treatment in facilities

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'I want them the f*ck out of my neighborhood': Armed anti-Muslim protesters descend on AZ mosque

Demonstrators squared off outside a Phoenix mosque amid a heavy police presence on Saturday, during the highest-profile of a series of anti-Islam rallies that were planned to be staged nationwide .

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