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The federal government on Wednesday said a spider found in the Austin area is not eligible for endangered species protection.
 Alexander Gref

Feds Won't Watch Out for Blind Spider

A tiny, blind spider that lives in an Austin-area cave called Pickle Pit just got some bad news. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced that the Warton's cave meshweaver is not eligible for endangered species protection.

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Amy Hagstrom Miller, center, chief executive of Whole Woman’s Health, the lead plaintiff in an abortion lawsuit, outside the federal courthouse in Austin on Aug. 4.
 Callie Richmond

A New Test for Texas' Abortion Restrictions

The latest legal challenge to Texas’ sweeping abortion measures went to trial in a federal courthouse in Austin last week, as federal judges around the country grapple with the question of how far states can go in regulating abortion — a question likely to end up at the U.S. Supreme Court.

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