The New York Times
Updated: 10 hours 51 min ago
The bounties of nature mask a hard reality: that this is a place without much of a safety net for people without homes.
Mr. Tibbs, sentenced to death in 1974 for a murder and rape in Florida, was one of six people whose stories of wrongful conviction and near execution were told in the play “The Exonerated.”
This year’s Texas-related books include the biography of a football star (Bulldog Turner), a study of a filmmaker (Wes Anderson) and an Austin bartender’s cocktail guide.
A Delta flight from Seattle to Atlanta stopped in Spokane after a 16-year-old boy died of natural causes, according to officials.
The town will not mark the anniversary of the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary, which occurred on Dec. 14, 2012, with a public remembrance, and it has asked the news media to stay away.
President Obama added that there was no guarantee that an accord allowing Iran to enrich nuclear material for power with enough restrictions to assure Israel would emerge during talks.
State Representative Ralph Sheffield is doubling his campaign budget, not to battle his challenger, but to distinguish himself from another Sheffield in a separate, hotly contested race.
Merrill Newman was released after a month of detention in North Korea after expressing regret for his actions during the Korean War.
Millions of people prepared to endure icy conditions expected to last through the weekend in much of the nation.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency has released guidelines on mass casualty events for first responders, recommending entry into “warm zones” before they are secured.
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel was scheduled to meet with Afghan officials to see if he could push for a breakthrough in finalizing a bilateral security agreement.
As cities and states face shortfalls, there is a need for more disclosure, not less, about pension funds.
For growing numbers of women on Wall Street, stay-at-home husbands are enabling them to compete at work with new intensity.
With 11 armored-car heists this year, the Texas city accounts for about a third of the national total. One company, hit four times, took the unusual step of publicly calling out ‘the bad guys.’
It may come as a surprise that floppy disks are still manufactured. But it’s perhaps more surprising The Federal Register still uses them to receive official submissions.
Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s visit came just after North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong-un, apparently carried out a purge that stripped his uncle of power.
Phil Schiliro, the president’s former chief congressional lobbyist, will be returning to the White House for a brief stint to help protect the law from legislative attacks and quiet dissent.
A former executive of Texas’ $3 billion cancer-fighting effort was indicted over an improperly awarded $11 million taxpayer-funded grant that plunged the state agency into turmoil.
Four people have died of hypothermia in the San Francisco Bay Area while the region is gripped by freezing temperatures.
Twenty whales believed to be part of a pod found stranded in the Everglades this week were spotted Friday afternoon moving closer toward shore.