Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has directed the state Department of Public Safety to help the city tackle the surge in homicides, but community leaders say "over-policing" is not the way.
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A lot of painful things are dividing Americans in 2020. But Peniel Joseph with the LBJ School of Public Affairs says, "There's no time to be tired."
Ernest Grant, the president of the American Nurses Association, says historical abuses have left Black people with a distrust of vaccines. Now he's part of a coronavirus vaccine trial.
Texas is the only state that does not let publicly traded companies, like Walmart, sell liquor.
Folks in other countries have figured out ways to hold a safe traditional celebration at a time of quarantines and lockdowns. Here are a few hacks they've devised.
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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