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Judges: Texas Should Use Voter ID in Current Election

Texas should require photo voter identification in this year’s general election, the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday, overturning an earlier ruling by a federal district judge in Texas.

U.S. Supreme Court puts abortion law provision on hold

Editor's note: This story has been updated throughout.

Texas football coach's Facebook rant draws fire

A history teacher who is also the head coach of the freshman football team at Goose Creek Memorial High School in Baytown, Texas is on paid leave because of a Facebook rant administrators say he posted.

TX nurse who contracted Ebola releases statement

The Dallas nurse who contracted Ebola has spoken out saying she is doing well.

When firms missed job goals, Perry relaxed rules

Since 2003, Gov. Rick Perry’s Texas Enterprise Fund has given out more than $500 million to private firms in exchange for a promise to create jobs in Texas.

Analysis: The margins of history in top state races

The closest race for Texas governor in the last 20 years was George W.

When firms missed job goals, Perry relaxed rules


TX - Wright Amendment Lifted

DALLAS (KDAF) -- DALLAS --  Looks like it's the "Wright time" for flights leaving from Love Field Airport in Dallas.

Judge: Perry Must Attend Oct. 31 Court Hearing

Gov. Rick Perry will have to make a Halloween appearance in an Austin courtroom, a judge ruled Monday.

LISTEN: 911 call for now-deceased Ebola patient

The city of Dallas has released the 911 audio call placed for now-deceased Ebola patient Thomas Duncan. You can listen to the audio recorded on September 28, 2014, in the video player above

Struggling with state exams, students still advance

More than 100,000 fifth- and eighth-graders failed the state exams in reading and math that are required to move on to the next grade last year. Most of them probably advanced anyway.

Analysis: A simple and very expensive proposal

In a campaign commercial, Attorney General Greg Abbott rolls down a freeway ramp next to a stalled line of cars, ready with a self-deprecating wisecrack: “A guy in a wheelch

American nurse with protective gear gets Ebola; how could this happen?

The nurse in Texas seemed to have taken all the precautions needed to protect herself from Ebola.

Texas nurse tests positive for Ebola; first Ebola transmission in U.S.

UPDATE: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed Sunday that a worker who helped care for a Dallas Ebola patient now also has t

Davis Ad With Empty Wheelchair Sparks Firestorm

State Sen.