The move comes as the Biden administration is set to issue rules requiring employers with more than 100 workers to be vaccinated or test weekly for the coronavirus.
Nicholas made landfall Tuesday morning along the Texas coast as a Category 1 hurricane, threatening to pummel the state with fierce winds, heavy rain and possible flooding.
Gov. Greg Abbott announced Thursday that Texas will build a border wall along the state’s boundary with Mexico but gave no details on where or when.
Gov. Greg Abbott has said he will sign a bill that would make Texas by far the most populous state allowing people to carry handguns without a license.
A poll shows actor Matthew McConaughey, who has teased he might enter politics in Texas, has more support to be governor than incumbent Greg Abbott.
Some want officials to target vaccine supplies to five hotspots where 197,000 people have tested positive in the past week. Plus, Texas says no to vaccine passports, while California joins states lifting pandemic restrictions. Get all the latest.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott issued an executive order that bars state agencies from creating vaccine passports for entry to a place or to receive a service.
Virus updates: Many businesses are still keeping mask rules in place; the Texas Rangers played Monday with the first U.S. full capacity crowd in a year; and more.
Beto O'Rourke says he's thinking of running for Texas governor in 2022, but does he have a chance against two-time incumbent Greg Abbott? Interviews with Texans in O'Rourke's hometown of El Paso and an expert lays out the political landscape of the Lone Star State.
When asked on a podcast if he was contemplating a run for governor of Texas, actor Matthew McConaughey said "it's a true consideration."
The decision comes as governors across the U.S. have been easing coronavirus restrictions, despite warnings from health experts that the pandemic is far from over.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott and other Republicans are facing flak for blaming renewable energy sources as the culprits of the state's power outages.
Hurricane Laura has hit Category 3 strength over the Gulf of Mexico, hours before it is expected to bring potentially deadly flooding and ruinous damage to eastern Texas and Louisiana.
Americans are testing positive for coronavirus in record-breaking numbers across the US and the surge in cases is slowing down the time tests take.
The Trump administration has formally notified the United Nations of its withdrawal from the WHO, although the pullout won’t take effect until next year.
Officials are urging residents to stay home, wear face masks and keep their distance after alarming coronavirus trends have emerged across several US states.
Loosening restrictions and increasing public gatherings may make it seem as though the worst of the Covid-19 pandemic is over, but just this week Florida, Texas and Arizona set daily records for new cases.
A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue headlines of the week.
At least one gunman opened fire at a Houston-area high school Friday, killing eight to 10 people, most of them students, authorities said.
SPRINGFIELD — A chain of long-term care homes owned by one of Republican Bruce Rauner's former companies has faced lawsuits and critical state…