Beefing up border security means an increasingly military-style presence on the ground and in the air. The Observer investigates a surge that puts immigrants in the crosshairs. Full Story
A new horror, and a new film, bring the weeping woman back to life. Full Story
A visitor to the Capitol gleans a particular story of Texas from the monuments and plaques: one that celebrates the state’s involvement in the Civil War and offers a revisionist history of the causes of the conflict. (Read: not slavery.) Full Story
These are the stories of three Texas families who were willing to walk away from thousands of dollars—and battle loved ones, their communities and their government—to make a stand, even when facing insurmountable odds.
Farmers who once hunted raccoons for the supplemental income their pelts brought were among their few natural predators, and they're hunted now mainly for sport. Full Story
Texas still has a long way to go before we relinquish our status as No. 1 in the ranks of the nation's uninsured. Full Story
Observer radio sits down with Ronnie Dugger, founding editor of the Texas Observer. Full Story
Observer Radio speaks with healthcare and reproductive rights activists Lenzi Sheible and Peggy Romberg. Also, an apartment community struggles with news that their neighbor was the Austin Thanksgiving shooter. Full Story
For our 60th anniversary, photographer Matt Wright-Steel created portraits of some of the artists and activists who are changing Texas for the better.