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Bumble lost a third of its Texas workforce after state passed restrictive ‘Heartbeat Act’ abortion bill

Bumble has lost a third of its Texas workforce in the months since the state passed the controversial abortion SB 8 (Senate Bill 8), also known as the Texas Heartbeat…

Dolly Parton congratulates Beyoncé on ‘Texas Hold ‘Em’ success

The Queen of Country is congratulating Queen Bey. “I’m a big fan of Beyoncé and very excited that she’s done a country album,” Dolly Parton, 78, wrote on Instagram last week.…

The Chicks founding member Laura Lynch dies at 65 in Texas car crash : NPR

Photo taken in Dallas just before the Dixie Chicks released their album “Shouldn’t a Told You That.” From left, Emily Erwin, Laura Lynch and Martie Erwin. Fort Worth Star-Telegram via…

Texas Supreme Court halts ruling to allow emergency abortion

The Texas Supreme Court agreed to pause a lower court ruling that granted a woman permission to abort a fetus with what doctors have said is a deadly diagnosis. Kate…

Federal appeals court says Texas’ floating barriers can remain in Rio Grande for now

CNN  —  The 5th US Circuit Court of Appeals issued a temporary stay Thursday night allowing the state of Texas to keep floating barriers in the Rio Grande. A lower…

Ken Paxton: What to know about the Texas attorney general’s impeachment trial

CNN  —  The impeachment trial of Ken Paxton, the Texas attorney general who faces accusations of repeatedly abusing his office to help a donor, is set to begin Tuesday in…

Judge temporarily blocks Texas ban on gender-affirming care for most minors

CNN  —  A judge in Texas on Friday temporarily blocked a new law that prohibits gender-affirming care for most minors in the state. District Judge Maria Cantú Hexsel wrote in…

Ken Paxton: Suspended Texas attorney general seeks to have most impeachment articles tossed

CNN  —  Attorneys for suspended Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton have asked that the majority of the articles of impeachment brought against him be dismissed, arguing he can’t be tried…

Rep. Greg Casar, Texas congressman, leads thirst and hunger strike to urge heat protections for workers

CNN  —  A Democratic congressman from Texas is participating in a brief thirst and hunger strike Tuesday to “draw attention to the need for a federal workplace heat standard, including…

Appeals court: Texas voter ID law violates Voting Rights Act

Story highlights The ruling is a victory for voting rights advocates Texas passed the voter ID law in 2011 but it did not go into effect until 2013 CNN  — …