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When the Great Depression put his bustling Abilene cafe out of business, he embarked on a trip around the world on foot. In reverse.
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In this exclusive excerpt from 'Ticker: The Quest to Create an Artificial Heart,' world-renowned Houston surgeon Bud Frazier races to help an ailin...
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Five decades ago, Myrtis Dightman broke the color barrier in professional rodeo and became one of the best bull riders who ever lived. But his impr...
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Outside a cookie shop in one of Houston’s most idyllic neighborhoods, a West University Place council member spied Trump’s name on a teenager’s shi...
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As an eighteen-year-old immigrant to the U.S., Franklin Chang Díaz dreamed of becoming an astronaut. Now, decades after tying the record for most s...
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Beto O'Rourke has never shied away from taking risks. Now he’s waging a long-shot campaign to prove a Democrat can win in Texas.
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They’re young, they’re smart, they make America great. They’re also undocumented, living in the country legally under legislation set to end.
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The story of Hurricane Harvey, as told by the people who helped a divided state pull together in its darkest hour.
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And they most definitely conquered. The inside story of how a ragtag bunch of hippies made the wildest Texas movie ever (and spilled no more fake b...
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The Tarahumara of northern Mexico became famous for their ability to run incredibly long distances. Now, they’re running for their lives.
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The world's most private director, Terrence Malick, turns his lens on the place where he’s always been most public: Austin.
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Candy

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The life and times of Candy Barr—the woman who made headlines by always being in the wrong place at the right time.
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How Chip and Joanna Gaines are renovating Waco’s reputation, one home at a time.
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A story of courage, perseverance, and a mother’s fierce love.
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When a teenage boy brazenly shot two endangered whooping cranes outside Beaumont, his act unleashed widespread anger and resulted in a quick arrest...
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Read this National Magazine Award-winning story about how the Legislature slashed funding for women’s health programs in 2011 and launched an all-o...
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Katharine Hayhoe has made it her life’s mission to proclaim the truth about climate change. Can she get the skeptics to listen?
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History makes no mention of what was one of the most popular all-female country acts ever. Yet the story of the Goree Girls-inmates who banded toge...
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Unholy Act

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No one in McAllen saw Irene Garza leave Sacred Heart that night in 1960. The next morning, her car was still parked down the street from the church...
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A much-talked-about football player at Baylor University—whom coaches “expect back” this fall—is currently on trial for the sexual assault of a fel...
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