The Ishak built mounds tall enough to escape floods and hurricanes in southeast Texas.
The infections are the latest in the surge of coronavirus cases at Texas meatpacking plants and in the Panhandle.
Tyson employees interviewed by the Observer say that as the coronavirus spread through the facility in April, the company failed to notify them of the danger in a timely manner so they could protect themselves.
The outbreaks, which are being investigated by the state health agency, represent the first reported cases of the virus inside Texas meatpacking plants, and are in rural areas where medical resources are already stretched thin.
Tobias Traylor has overcome poverty, hurricanes, displacement, and mental health challenges, experiences reflected in his music.
The lawsuit was filed on behalf of two abortion access groups that were named “criminal organizations” by the local ordinances.
The humble bivalves may not look like much, but they act as crucial natural filters across the state's waterways—and they're severely threatened by climate change.
When a rural hospital dies, the community around it starts to follow suit.
The Martin Lake coal plant in East Texas is the biggest sulfur dioxide polluter in the nation. And unlike other regional super-polluters, this one is still chugging along.
Heaven, My Home explores how black and white people can live almost entirely different experiences inside the same time and place.