A history of capital punishment in Texas

Milestones in capital punishment in Texas: 1819 — George Brown is first person executed in Texas, by hanging. 1863 — Chipita Rodriguez is fi…

Highlights of Obama’s climate plan

President Barack Obama unveiled a sweeping plan Tuesday to combat climate change and prepare the U.S. and other nations for its effects. Som…

Quotations of the day

“My back hurts. I don’t have a lot of words left. It shows the determination and spirit of Texas women.” — Sen. Wendy Davis, D-Fort Worth, w…