Abbott says bars can reopen next week at 50% capacity if counties opt in

By Alex Samuels and Dan Rosenzweig-Ziff, Texas Tribune Gov. Greg Abbott announced Wednesday afternoon that county officials may begin working with the Texas Alcoholic Beverage...

Hurricane Delta enters Gulf after lashing Mexico

By LUIS ANDRÉS HENAO Associated Press CANCUN, Mexico (AP) — Hurricane Delta emerged into the Gulf of Mexico Wednesday and headed toward Louisiana, after making...

Hurricane Delta now Category 4, roars at Mexico’s Yucatan

By GABRIEL ALCOCER Associated Press CANCUN, Mexico (AP) — Hurricane Delta rapidly intensified into a Category 4 hurricane with 130 mph (215 kmh) winds Tuesday...

Trump tweets that he’s leaving hospital Monday

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he’s leaving the hospital Monday evening after a three-day stay to treat symptoms of COVID-19. The president tweeted: “I...

Tropical Storm Delta joins Gamma in busy hurricane season

MEXICO CITY (AP) — As deadly Tropical Storm Gamma stalled just north of Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula on Monday, a potentially more threatening Tropical Storm...

Tropical Storm Gamma moving into Gulf, may turn northward

The National Hurricane Center says a hurricane hunter plane has flown over an area near the Yucatan Peninsula. Tropical Storm Gamma should continue to move...

President Trump and first lady test positive for COVID-19

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump have tested positive for the coronavirus, the president tweeted early Friday. Trump’s positive test comes...

Texas governor restricts mail-in ballot drop-off locations

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The number of locations where Texas voters can drop off their mail-in ballots has been vastly reduced to ensure poll...

Court orders Texas prisons to give hand sanitizer to geriatric inmates

By Jolie McCullough, Texas Tribune A federal judge ordered the Texas prison system on Tuesday to provide more protective measures against the coronavirus, like hand...

Bitter debate taunts overpower Trump’s, Biden’s visions

By JONATHAN LEMIRE, DARLENE SUPERVILLE, WILL WEISSERT and MICHELLE L. PRICE Associated Press CLEVELAND (AP) — The first debate between President Donald Trump and Democratic...