Mystery in West Texas: How Did a Border Patrol Agent Die?

A month after one border agent was killed and another seriously injured, investigators still do not know if they were attacked or hurt in an accident.

Roy Moore, Putin and Those Trump Chooses to Believe

President Trump came out in defense of Mr. Moore, the Republican Senate candidate from Alabama. But when it’s not in his political interests, the benefit of the doubt might shift.

Border Patrol Agent Killed in Texas in What a Senator Calls an Attack

Senator Ted Cruz said the agent and his partner, who was seriously injured, were attacked on Sunday, though details of what happened were unclear.

Ted Cruz 2.0? Senator Adjusts With Trump in Office and Houston Under Water

As he prepares for re-election next year, Senator Ted Cruz faces a challenge in helping millions of people — in his hometown, Houston, and beyond — rebuild after Hurricane Harvey.

In Texas, Distrust of Washington Collides with Need for Federal Aid

Despite state Republican leaders’ anti-Washington rhetoric, the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey is prompting huge demands for federal flood and relief aid.