Cat Hair Links Woman to Bombs Mailed to Obama and Texas Governor, Officials Say

The woman, Julia Poff, also sent an explosive device to the Social Security Administration, prosecutors say. Gov. Greg Abbott opened the package but it did not detonate.

Amid Feud With Mayor, Texas Governor Gives $50 Million to Houston

By MANNY FERNANDEZ September 29, 2017 HOUSTON — The Democratic mayor of Texas’ largest city and the Republican governor have been publicly clashing over Hurricane Harvey for more than a month, at times turning one of the worst natural disasters...

Live Briefing: Hurricane Harvey: Storm Roars Ashore Near Corpus Christi, Tex.

Live Briefing By THE NEW YORK TIMES August 26, 2017 Read more on the storm here. • Hurricane Harvey, powered by the Gulf of Mexico’s warm waters, made landfall late Friday just northeast of Corpus Christi, Tex., packing 130 m.p.h. winds....

Texas Bathroom Bill Dies Again, Raising Republican Acrimony

By DAVID MONTGOMERY and MANNY FERNANDEZ August 16, 2017 AUSTIN, Tex. — A bill to restrict which bathroom transgender people can use in public buildings and schools died in the Texas Legislature on Tuesday evening, a rare defeat for social...

Austin Journal: Long-Suffering Texas Democrats Suffer On as Lawmakers Meet

Austin Journal By MANNY FERNANDEZ July 20, 2017 AUSTIN, Tex. — On the opening day of a special legislative session here Tuesday, a small circle of women stood in the Texas heat near the south steps of the Capitol, making soft, sweet and rebellious...

Bathroom Bill Tests Clout of Rare Moderate in Increasingly Conservative Texas

By MANNY FERNANDEZ and DAVID MONTGOMERY July 18, 2017 AUSTIN, Tex. — When Texas lawmakers gather here for the start of a 30-day special legislative session on Tuesday morning, they will most likely decide the fate of the Texas version of...