The American Civil Liberties Union announced Tuesday it is suing the Trump administration, seeking the release of an undocumented 10-year-old with cerebral palsy who is currently in federal custody in Texas.
When Caitlin Comfort decided to go to medical school, the Yale grad had her heart set on the East Coast. But facing $90,000 per year price tags for tuition, she said no thanks, and started applying to schools back home in Texas.
Days after a three-judge panel ruled that an undocumented teen in Texas would not immediately have access to an abortion, the American Civil Liberties Union is asking all 10 judges on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit to reconsider.
In the face of a running political argument over what to do with “Dreamers” — recipients of a program aimed at giving some young undocumented immigrants relief from deportation — most Texas voters oppose deportation, according to the latest University of Texas/Texas Tribune Poll.
A group of parents is asking the state to test all babies for spinal muscular atrophy, the most common genetic cause of infant death. They hope that a treatment newly approved by the FDA will bolster their cause.
A federal court has refused to hear the case of a pregnant 17-year-old undocumented immigrant at the center of a legal dispute over whether unaccompanied immigrant minors have the right to an abortion in the United States.
Upshur County is suing a slew of prescription painkiller manufacturers and distributers in federal court, accusing them of fueling a nationwide opioid addiction epidemic. Other Texas governments may follow suit.
Doctors offering direct primary care charge a monthly fee for services that can be handled in the office. But patient advocates warn it is not insurance and offers no coverage for hospital or specialist care.
A university professor who studies natural hazards launched a flooding risk assessment tool for homes in Harris and Galveston counties. But after Hurricane Harvey, flooding risks are even harder to determine.
During the opening keynote session of the Texas Tribune Festival, U.S. Sen. Al Franken talked about the latest GOP proposal to repeal the Affordable Care Act and whether there's room for bipartisanship in Washington.