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NPR: Police could have stopped Uvalde shooting within 3 minutes, a Texas official says

A top Texas law enforcement official said that there were enough armed police officers wearing body armor to stop the late May...

VOA: Texas Takes New Border Action; Ex-Trump Officials Want More

Texas Governor Greg Abbott on Wednesday delivered new orders along his state’s part of the U.S.-Mexico border and promised more to come...

REUTERS: U.S. sues Texas, says discriminatory redistricting dilutes Black, Hispanic vote

The U.S. Justice Department filed a lawsuit against Texas on Monday alleging the state violated the Voting Rights Act by creating redistricting...

npr: The provisions in Texas’ restrictive abortion law are not popular, an NPR poll finds

A clear majority of Americans opposes key provisions of the controversial new Texas abortion law, including most Republicans, the latest NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll finds.

NPR: Texas Governor Defends Abortion Law, Saying State Will ‘Eliminate All Rapists’

 Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Tuesday defended a new state law banning most abortions that also does not provide exceptions for cases...

VOA: Texas Investigating Abuse Allegations at Migrant Facility

Texas child welfare officials said Wednesday they received three reports alleging abuse and neglect at a San Antonio coliseum that is holding...

VOA: Small Texas Border Town Is Route to US for Migrant Children

As darkness sets on the Rio Grande, U.S. Border Patrol agents hear pumps inflating rafts across the river in Mexico. It is...

NPR: The Even More Minimum Wage

When Caroline Anzaldua started working as a waitress in Texas, she thought it was the perfect way to pay her way through...

NPR: The Power Is Back On In Texas. Now Comes The Recovery, And It Won’t Be Cheap

For Texas, it's looking like a daunting power bill. The Lone Star State racked up tens of billions of...

CNN: Fact-checking the Texas energy-failure blame game

This week, all eyes have been on Texas. An unprecedented winter storm left 4 million people without power across the state, and...
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[Illinois] 39th Annual International Dinner

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Enzyme, proteins work together to tidy up tail ends of DNA in dividing cells

Researchers at the University of Wisconsin–Madison have described the way an enzyme and proteins interact to maintain the protective caps, called telomeres,...