Musk sees South Texas as a gateway to other planets

Texas Launch Site

Yvette Vela / The Brownsville Herald via AP

SpaceX founder Elon Musk is joined by Gov. Rick Perry and other officials at the groundbreaking for a commercial launch site in Brownsville.

Perry compares state’s abortion law to Rivers’ death

Gov. Rick Perry responded to questions Sunday about the Texas law setting new standards on clinics that perform abortions by pointing to comedienne Joan Rivers’ death at a clinic.

Prosecutor: 800 rounds found in intruder case

Investigators found more than 800 rounds of ammunition, a machete and two hatchets in the car of the former soldier accused of scaling the White House fence and sprinting inside while carrying a knife, a federal prosecutor said Monday. President Barack Obama was "obviously concerned" about the weekend incident, a spokesman said.

Third party candidates could play a role in governor’s race

The lesser-known candidates often act as spoilers in statewide races, and that could be the case on Nov. 4, experts say.

Barton out sick with gallbladder attack

Fort Worth’s mayor and other leaders travel to China to promote air service.

Davis assertive, Abbott plays it safe in first debate

No real fireworks enliven a mostly dry gubernatorial debate in the Rio Grande Valley between Democrat Davis and Republican Abbott.

Guns, alcohol don’t mix, public tells TABC

After receiving hundreds of negative responses, officials of the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission appear to be backing off a plan to allow alcohol to be sold at some gun shows, which would have come with strict conditions.