State Calls Out Waco ISD for Disciplining Black Students Unfairly

Two years after committing to send fewer kids into disciplinary programs, Waco ISD sends African-Americans to alternative school at three times its average rate.

David Dewhurst’s and Dan Patrick’s Surreal Brawl in Three Attack Ads

The lt. governor primary race between David Dewhurst and Dan Patrick has been the strangest in Texas this year—what will the last month hold?

Why Texas is Also At Risk for a Botched Execution

States, including Texas, that execute inmates with lethal injection no longer have the secure sources of drugs they once relied on, and that means the risk of something going wrong has mounted.

Licensed to Kill

What legal responsibility does a hospital have to keep a doctor who kills and maims his patients from operating? Under Texas law, none.