Drug laws are the same all across Texas, but enforcement varies from county to county. And in Tarrant County, District Attorney Sharen Wilson says rehabilitation is a better way to deal with drugs.
Nearly 1.2 million people passed through U.S. airports Sunday, the largest number since the pandemic gripped the country in March, despite pleas from health experts for Americans to stay home over Thanksgiving.
President-elect Joe Biden on Monday announced his senior economic team, including his plans to nominate the first woman to head the Treasury Department as well as several liberal economists and policy specialists who established their credentials during the previous two Democratic administrations.
At a housing unit turned health clinic in rural Brown County, the director of a family planning clinic laughs at the idea of offering tele-health visits to limit the virus' spread: “Where we are, that is just not an option for us.”
Dictionary.com on Monday declared “pandemic” its 2020 word of the year. Searches on the site for the word spiked more than 13,500% on March 11, senior research editor John Kelly told The Associated Press in an interview ahead of the announcement.
NEW! Consider This is a podcast from NPR and KERA that offers a mix of community and national news, tackling timely topics with careful attention to their complexity. New episodes publish every weekday evening.
This series profiles asylum-seeking families living in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico, because of the "Remain in Mexico" immigration policy — stuck in legal limbo during a global pandemic.
The public radio stations that make up The Texas Newsroom are tracking cases and deaths based on counts from the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University.
"Gun Play," a new podcast from KERA and Guns & America, follows a Dallas youth theater company as they create an original play about guns during the deadliest year in U.S. history for school shootings.
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