Former President Trump is pressuring Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) to back a bill to launch an election audit in the Lone Star State, signaling an expanded effort to throw his broader 2020 election defeat into question.
An analysis of federal data on worker heat deaths shows the state's tally has nearly doubled in the last 10 years compared to the previous decade. Experts say the number of deaths reflected in the data almost certainly is an undercount.
The Texas law barring abortions at six weeks of pregnancy has women's rights advocates up in arms for a number of reasons, not least because it makes no exceptions for cases of rape or incest.