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Life and Limb

by | Mon, Mar 4, 2019 at 6:00 CST
Each diabetic amputation represents not just a personal tragedy, but a failure of the U.S. health-care system.
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Strangest State: February 2019

Weird news from far-flung Texas.

Drue Wagner WICHITA FALLS // A woman was banned from Walmart after drinking wine from a Pringles can while astride an electric shopping cart. The Wichita Falls ...Read More

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Expecting Care

How Texas is failing foster care kids and contributing to an alarming teen pregnancy rate.

by Rebecca Grant January 22, 2019  When Arianna walked into a church basement in Austin to take a free pregnancy test, she thought of it as a lark, a way to ...Read More

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Checkpoint Nation

Border Patrol agents are extending their reach deep into the country’s interior.

by Melissa del Bosque October 8, 2018  Laura Sandoval threaded her way through idling taxis and men selling bottles of water toward the entrance of the Cordo...Read More

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Stand By Your Man

How the Collin County GOP derailed Ken Paxton’s prosecution and turned him into a right-wing hero.

by Michael Barajas October 1, 2018 Three years ago, just months after being sworn in as Texas attorney general, Ken Paxton’s days seemed numbered. In July 201...Read More

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Bordering on Empty

Shallow Waters Shallow Waters is a nine-part series on border water and climate change. Part 5 Bordering on Empty The Rio Grande is one of the most endangered r...Read More

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Strangest State: August 2018

Weird news from far-flung Texas.

SAN ANTONIO // A former master plumber put his collection of more than 1,300 decorated toilet seats up for sale. Barney “King of the Commode” Smith has oper...Read More

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