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  1. crime
    A Border Patrol Agent in Texas Killed at Least 4 Women. Here’s What to Know.Prosecutors are calling Juan David Ortiz a serial killer.
  2. crime
    The Mysterious Shackled Woman From the Texas Doorbell Video Has Been FoundShe was a victim of domestic violence, police say, and her boyfriend was found dead of an apparent suicide.
  3. immigration
    Trump Administration Revoking Passports and Deporting Hispanic CitizensIn another example of the administration’s animus towards Hispanics, officials are forcing U.S. citizens to prove the legitimacy of their births.
  4. 2018 midterms
    Texas GOP Succeeds in Making Beto O’Rourke Look Extremely Cool and Also HotNot that it takes much when you’re running against Ted Cruz.
  5. police shootings
    Ex-Police Officer Convicted of Murdering Unarmed Black TeenIt’s the first time since 1973 a Texas police officer has been convicted for killing someone in an on-duty shooting.
  6. crime
    Texas Man Accused of Shooting Female Drivers, Believes They Are ‘Incompetent’Prosecutors say Nicholas D’Agostino has “a dim view of women.”
  7. Alex Jones Wants Sandy Hook Parents to Pay His Legal FeesThe Infowars founder wants a judge to dismiss a defamation suit against him and compel the parents of Noah Pozner to pay $100,000 in his legal fees.
  8. 2018 elections
    Can a Democrat Ever Win in Texas? Beto O’Rourke Says Yes.With its growing Latino population and blue cities, the Lone Star State feels like it should be at least purple. If only people would actually vote.
  9. power
    Customs Agent Hassled Mother and Daughter for Having Different Last NamesA woman from Texas says an officer told her, “Maybe you should have taken your husband’s last name so you could prove you were her mom.”
  10. crime
    Sheriff’s Deputy Sexually Abused Undocumented Woman’s 4-Year-Old Child: ReportOfficials say there may be other victims.
  11. Mother of School-Shooting Victim: Meeting Trump Was ‘Like Talking to a Toddler’Rhonda Hart, whose 14-year-old daughter was killed in a school shooting last week, said Trump “kept mentioning” arming teachers.
  12. Border Patrol Agent Shoots and Kills Unarmed Migrant WomanFederal officials say the 20-year-old was part of a group attacking the agent, but a witness disputes that claim.
  13. Another Big Primary Night for Democratic WomenPrimaries in three southern states plus runoffs in Texas continued to shape a competitive midterm, with Democratic women doing particularly well.
  14. The Two Staceys Versus GOP Wild Men: A Preview of Tuesday’s PrimariesGubernatorial primaries in Georgia and congressional contests in Arkansas, Kentucky, and Texas are on tap for May 22.
  15. At Least 10 Dead in Texas School Shooting; Explosives FoundA single gunman is in custody after a shooting at Santa Fe High School outside of Houston.
  16. crime
    ‘Multiple Fatalities’ Reported After Texas School ShootingA single gunman is in custody after a shooting at Santa Fe High School outside of Houston.
  17. scary things
    4th Explosion in Austin Leaves Two Men Seriously InjuredPolice believe it’s connected to the package bombings that killed two people in Austin earlier this month, but this blast involved a trip wire.
  18. Austin Package Bombs Appear to Be Targeting Prominent Black FamiliesThe two people killed by the bombs are both linked to a historic black church in the Texas capital.
  19. Rafael ‘Ted’ Cruz Mocks Dem Opponent for Changing First NameThe bullied has become the bully.
  20. Texas Primary Roundup: Democratic Turnout Shows Progress, But No RevolutionMany contests won’t be resolved until a May runoff, but some upsets enlivened 2018’s first statewide election.
  21. Early Voting Among Texas Democrats Is Off the ChartsIt’s a sign of superior enthusiasm, not any guarantee of success in November, but it confirms Democrats have a wind at their backs.
  22. maga
    Server Quits on the Spot After Restaurant Boots Customer for ‘F*ck Trump’ ShirtAn exciting brunch for some Texas restaurant-goers yesterday.
  23. Trump’s Job Approval Is Underwater in 18 States He Carried in 2016A GOP president who can’t break 40 percent approval in Texas is in trouble.
  24. Ted Cruz Raised Less Money Than His Democratic Challenger Last QuarterBeto O’Rourke took in $2.4 million last quarter — without taking a cent from corporate PACs.
  25. highway spills
    Watch 40,000 Pounds of ‘Molten Guacamole’ Burn on a Texas HighwayA Mexican delivery truck suddenly burst into flames.
  26. Restaurant Apologizes for Letting Trump Jr. and Cruz Mug With the ‘Obama Cake’The dessert turned the place into “a platform to promote, disrespect, and spread hatred.”
  27. Texas Congressman Accused of Sexual Harassment Won’t Seek ReelectionMore time to wear his ducky PJs.
  28. sticker drama
    This Profane Anti-Trump Bumper Sticker Is Terrorizing a Texas TownThe local sheriff has sounded the alarm.
  29. What We Know About Texas Church Shooting Suspect Devin KelleyHe received a bad-conduct discharge for assaulting his wife and a child, which should have prevented him from purchasing a firearm.
  30. awful things
    26 Dead After Mass Shooting at South Texas ChurchAnother 20 people were wounded when a lone gunman opened fire during Sunday services.
  31. abortion rights 2017
    Judge Orders Trump Administration to Let Undocumented Teen Obtain an AbortionThe judge reminded Team Trump that abortion is protected by constitutional law.
  32. Judge Orders Trump Administration to Let Undocumented Teen Obtain an AbortionThe judge reminded Team Trump that abortion is protected by constitutional law.
  33. video feed
    IHOP Robbery Thwarted by Waiter Who Is a Frickin’ Black Belt“It was my IHOP’s money in the register, and I’m not gonna let anybody take that.”
  34. 7 Months Pregnant and Trapped in a Hurricane“I thought: My baby and I are going to drown.”
  35. abortion rights 2017
    Trump Administration Threatens Abortion Access for Immigrant Minors in TexasThe ACLU is fighting one case in an emergency hearing.
  36. Taylor Kitsch Returns to Texas With a Mullet in the Waco TrailerTexas forever.
  37. everyday sexism
    A Texas Official Was Reprimanded for Refusing to Meet With Female EmployeesHe skipped meetings with a colleague he feared “had romantic feelings for him.”
  38. bicep envy
    Ted Cruz Is Very Impressed by the U.S. Coast Guard’s Muscles“Every one of them [is] ripped.”
  39. harvey
    The Environmental Fallout of Hurricane HarveyWhat happens when a dangerous storm hits America’s “Chemical Coast.”
  40. reproductive rights
    Texas Judge Blocks Law Banning Common Abortion ProcedureA federal judge temporarily stopped the law from taking effect.
  41. Need for Quick Harvey Funding Could Screw Up Plans for a Huge Fiscal PackageIt initially appeared Harvey funding would be a protective cloak for other must-pass fiscal bills. But with FEMA money running out, the timing’s off.
  42. Federal Judge Blocks Texas’s Harsh Anti–Sanctuary City LawThe law, which is backed by the Trump administration, was set to go into effect on Friday.
  43. Harvey’s Rains and Flooding Now Threaten East Texas and Southwestern LouisianaThe storm will finally begin letting up on the Houston area, but rescue efforts are still underway and tens of thousands are living in shelters.
  44. hurricane harvey
    A Nurse on Rescuing Critically Ill Babies from Hurricane HarveyWhat it was like to evacuate premature newborns in Corpus Christi, Texas.
  45. Disaster-Funding Package Could Make Debt Default Fears Go Away for a Long TimeThe popular idea of packaging must-pass fiscal legislation with disaster relief has a new wrinkle: increasing the debt limit until after the midterms.
  46. President Trump in Texas As Houston Still Grapples With Devastating FloodsHistoric rainfall continues to wreak havoc in the Houston area as the death toll rises to 12.
  47. tropical storm harvey
    Catastrophic Flooding in Houston As Harvey Stalls Over TexasWith days of additional rain forecast for the region, the disaster is likely to get worse.
  48. relief efforts
    How Houston’s Hunger-Relief Organizations Are Handling HarveyAt least 5,500 people are already in shelters in Houston, and the storm isn’t over yet.
  49. hurricane harvey
    Texas Braces for ‘Catastrophic’ Flooding From Harvey“Catastrophic and life-threatening flooding is expected,” the National Weather Service has warned. There have also been several tornadoes.
  50. karma
    Watch Rep. Blake Farenthold Get Soaked by a Hurricane in Live InterviewMy dude looks miserable.
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