In Texas, a Defiant Mood at an Outdoor Music Festival

By DAVID MONTGOMERY October 6, 2017 AUSTIN, Tex. — A few hours before a gunman shot up an outdoor concert in Las Vegas, horrifying the nation, Tyler Costolo bought tickets for another big music extravaganza — Austin City Limits Music Festival,...

Navy Identifies 10 Sailors Killed or Missing After Collision Off Singapore

What’s known so far about the sailors who are missing after the destroyer John S. McCain and an oil tanker collided.

University of Texas at Austin Removes Confederate Statues in Overnight Operation

The university’s president said that violent protests over a statue of the Confederate general Robert E. Lee in Charlottesville, Va., had opened his eyes to what the monuments represented.

Police Say They Welcome Transgender Recruits Even if Trump Doesn’t

A week after the president said he would bar transgender military personnel, officials in Texas, Ohio, Colorado and elsewhere are responding with invitations.