Asylum seekers waiting in Mexico arrive for hearings in US

ELLIOT SPAGAT | THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SAN DIEGO — The first scheduled hearings under a new Trump administration policy to make asylum seekers wait in...

Beto O’Rourke says he raised $6.1M online in 1st 24 hours

DINO HAZELL | THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke raised more than $6 million online during the first 24 hours after...

Ted Cruz fined $35,000 for not disclosing campaign loans from Goldman Sachs and Citibank

BY GABE SCHNEIDER | THE TEXAS TRIBUNE WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz's 2012 Senate Campaign was fined $35,000 last month by the Federal Elections Commission for...

Government kept tabs on journalists, ‘instigators’

SAN DIEGO — The U.S. government kept a database on journalists, activists, organizers and "instigators" during an investigation into last year's migrant caravan from...

Guidelines ask agents to target Spanish speakers at border

ELLIOT SPAGAT | THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SAN DIEGO — Border agents have been told to explicitly target Spanish speakers and migrants from Latin America in...

Judge warned after claiming God said defendant was innocent

SAN ANTONIO — A Texas judge has received a public warning for asking a jury to keep deliberating because God told him the defendant...

Stripes stores to release second limited-edition Selena Cup

Stripes Stores will release its second limited-edition, collectible Selena cup called "Selena Rose." The cups will be sold at Strips stores in Texas and...

Galveston Arts Center features wood-carved Dairy Queen art

GALVESTON — A fast-food favorite in Texas is getting some artsy attention. A wood-carved array of Dairy Queen items is on display at the Galveston...

Border agents using firearms at a lower rate

COLLEEN LONG | THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — Firearms use by U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers and agents is declining, and less-lethal force is...

Texas Senate unanimously passes $5,000 teacher pay raises, adding librarians

ALIYYA SWABY AND CASSANDRA POLLOCK | TEXAS TRIBUNE The Texas Senate on Monday unanimously passed a bill that would provide $5,000 annual pay raises for full-time classroom...