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"We are in a very dangerous place": White House COVID-19 task force pleads with Texas health officials to warn the public

The report also recommends that anyone younger than 40 who gathered with people outside their immediate household during Thanksgiving should “assume you became infected.”

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Texas National Guard prepares to deploy troops ahead of election

The Texas Army National Guard said Monday that up to 1,000 troops could be dispatched to cities across Texas ahead of the Nov. 3 election. Brandon Jones, a spokesperson for …

Texas will start posting coronavirus case data from public schools, education commissioner says

The data will be posted on a state website and the reporting process will be finalized after input from school superintendents.

What losing football to COVID-19 would mean for Texas college towns: "It’s like losing Christmas"

Economists said canceling football would be devastating to local businesses that rely on the huge influxes of cash from home games. Meanwhile, athletics officials weigh whether they can risk the health and welfare of student athletes.

With school reopening, Gov. Greg Abbott sets off another debate over whether local or state officials are in control

Abbott’s decision to curb the role of local health authorities in school reopening decisions has added to the ongoing conflict between him and local governments during the pandemic, with mayors and judges voicing frustration over having their hands tied by the state’s response.

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