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Editorial: George W. Bush is unrecognizable in the current Republican Party

Former President George W. Bush's interview with Texas Tribune CEO making headlines

Originally Published: 19 MAR 21 12:43 ET Updated: 19 MAR 21 14:45 ET Analysis by Chris Cillizza, CNN Editor-at-large (CNN) -- In an interview that aired Thursday with the Texas Tribune's Evan Smith, one thing about George W. Bush was:…

Thousands of unaccompanied migrant teens at the border could be headed to Dallas

Gov. Abbott statement on unaccompanied minors at the border

AUSTIN - The U.S. government will use downtown Dallas' convention center to hold up to 3,000 undocumented immigrant teens as sharply higher numbers of border crossings have severely strained the current capacity to hold youths. The Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention…

5 things to know for March 12: Stimulus, Covid-19, state laws, Myanmar, George Floyd

Here's what you need to know to get up to speed and on with your day

1. Stimulus President Biden signed into law the sweeping $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package yesterday, putting to rest months of Congressional rancor and debate. Americans could start seeing those much-awaited $1,400 stimulus payments as early as this weekend. In addition…

President Biden to address the nation Thursday night

President Biden to address the nation Thursday night

WASHINGTON D.C. - On the one-year mark of the COVID-19 pandemic, President Joe Biden will address the nation Thursday night. It will be his first televised prime time address and it begins at 7 p.m. CT and is anticipated to…

Report finds ‘no racist intent’ behind song ‘Eyes of Texas’

Athletes and band members will not be required to sing or participate when the song is played at games and campus events.

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The University of Texas’ long-awaited report on “The Eyes of Texas” has found that the school song has “no racist intent,” but the school president said athletes and band members will not be required to sing…

Opinion: Greg Abbott's delusional ideas about Covid

Beating Covid-19

Originally Published: 08 MAR 21 18:25 ET Updated: 08 MAR 21 19:19 ET By Jonathan Reiner Editor's note: Jonathan Reiner, MD, is a CNN medical analyst and Professor of Medicine and Surgery at George Washington University. The views expressed in…

Gov. Abbott said businesses can reopen 100% next Wednesday

Gov. Abbott said personal responsibility must continue

LUBBOCK, Texas- Today Gov. Abbott said all businesses of any type are allowed to open 100% starting next Wednesday. He is ending the statewide mask mandate as well. He called Lubbock a shining star in Texas and in the nation.…

5 things to know for March 2: Coronavirus, immigration, SCOTUS, Nigeria, France

Here's what you need to know to get up to speed and on with your day

1. Coronavirus The threat of coronavirus variants is growing, and CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky warns that, if we're not careful, their spread could reverse falling case numbers and delay the recovery that's just now coming over the horizon. In…

About 390,000 Texans are still under boil water advisories from the winter storm

About 390,000 Texans are still under boil water advisories from the winter storm

TEXAS - About 390,000 Texas residents were still under boil water advisories as of midday Monday, almost two weeks after a winter storm slammed large swaths of the South. The Texas Commission of Environmental Quality (TCEQ) website shows there are 399 active boil…