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Texas' longest serving death row inmate has sentence tossed
HOUSTON (AP) — An appeals court has overturned the sentence of Texas’ longest serving death row inmate, whose attorneys say has languished in prison for more than 45 years because he's too mentally ...
U.S. Recommends Pausing Use Of Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Over Blood Clot Concerns
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have recommended a pause in the use of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine, shown here in a hospital in ...
Leaked video shows Texas GOP’s plan for voter suppression ‘brigade’
The Harris County ... some of Houston’s most historically Black and Brown neighborhoods to stop alleged voter fraud. Activists believe that all this coded language tells a thinly veiled story about ...
Biden picks 2 Trump critics for border, immigration roles
“He’s a strong leader ... efforts that Harris County, which includes Houston and is the state's largest Democratic stronghold, tried last year, when the threat of the coronavirus made voting ...
Coronavirus: Clark, Champaign school district cases continue to remain steady
12—Six Clark County school districts and two in Champaign County reported new cases of COVID-19, according to the Ohio Department of Health's school district dashboard's latest update. In total, 33 ...
Biden Prepares to Take on Gun Violence in Wake of Back-to-Back Shootings
One high-profile figure under early consideration, Art Acevedo, the former Houston police ... the minority leader, who have expressed nearly unanimous opposition to the plan.
Biden, CDC director warn of virus rebound if nation lets up
AUSTIN, Texas (AP ... were efforts that Harris County, which includes Houston and is the state's largest Democratic stronghold, tried last year, when the threat of the coronavirus made ...
Texas death toll from February storm, outages surpasses 100
The most confirmed deaths occurred around Houston, where Harris County officials ... first on a sweeping coronavirus relief package and now a sprawling infrastructure plan that is likely to ...
Houston Mayor Turner To Congress: Texas Legislature Needs To Strengthen Power Grid
Houston’s Mayor urged Congress to ensure the Texas Legislature will act against ... if the mayor wished to communicate further, he could respond to some of Crenshaw's text messages, which ...
Atlanta police on shooting probe: 'Nothing is off the table'
Biden and Harris had already been scheduled to travel to Atlanta to tout the $1.9 trillion COVID-19 ... local leaders and visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for an update on ...
Coronavirus updates in Central Texas: APH announces 'School Saturdays' to vaccinate educators
Click here for Saturday's blog. Fmr. Rep. Donna Edwards on Cabinet representation: ‘We don’t just want a liaison, we want a voice’ Harris calls for national attention on equal pay Border ...
How Texas fails the mentally ill
State leaders have been taking steps to try to alleviate strain on the system. They’ve started funding a $2 billion plan ... at the Harris County Jail. This was his second stint in a Texas ...