The criminal justice system humiliates, maims and destroys some people. For a sick grandmother dependent on Social Security, ...
An aircraft hangar at the former Reese Air Force Base, now called Reese Technology Center, in Lubbock. In communities ...
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A massive archive of secret police documents from the 20th century was unearthed in Guatemala City after an explosion in 2005 ...
John Woodley pushed a wheelchair through the Capitol almost every day this session, his files and laptop piled on the seat. ...
Chair of the House Public Education Committee Dan Huberty, R-Houston, and colleagues speak at the front podium as the House ...
Maria Espinoza, founder of The Remembrance Project, speaks at a news conference to oppose the Senate immigration reform bill ...
I spent time in February with Orfa, a migrant from Honduras, and her daughters, Rachel, left, and Carolina. After fleeing ...
A quiet surprise of the 86th Legislature was the failure of many of the Christian right’s priorities. While lawmakers closely ...
St. Mark’s Medical Center in La Grange Diane Mueller Photography/Facebook The voters of Fayette County have spoken, and ...
I want to start by saying thank you to the Texas Observer for inviting me here to give this speech tonight, and thanks beyond ...
Texas state parks have been a convenient piggy bank for the Legislature whenever money was short elsewhere, but this session ...