Texas

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Some Texas school districts and students are seeking ways around Republican Gov. Greg Abbott's ban on mask mandates as the state grapples with a spike of coronavirus cases. ...
Frio County, Texas, sheriff's deputies escorted the son of fallen Corporal Detective Justin Longoria to his first day of kindergarten on Monday. ...
Texas State Rep. Gina Hinojosa tells Jonathan Capehart that Texas House Republicans were “12 to 15 members shy of reaching the constitutionally-required quorum” but are moving ahead with their “illegitimate” push to pass their restrictive voting bill and hints at what the Texas Democrats will do next to fight back: “It’s a whole new ball game … we’re planning our plan of attack as we speak.” ...
The Del Rio Sector of the Border Patrol is reporting a dramatic increase in the number of rescues since October, more than 1,850 overall. ...

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