Erich Schlegel

The Disappearing Rio Grande Expedition is Underway Once Again

Reporter Colin McDonald and photographer Erich Schlegel have resumed their journey to tell the story of the vanishing Rio Grande. To mark the renewal of their trip, we've added a new feature to our archive page – a map that tracks every check-in and post made during their trip.

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Bob Daemmrich

The Brief: Aug. 12, 2014

Wallace Hall's future at the University of Texas System turned clearer on Monday: Lawmakers scolded the embattled regent but decided to keep him around — for now, at least.


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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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