AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas has surpassed 500,000 confirmed coronavirus cases as Republican Gov. Greg Abbott suggests family and neighborhood gatherings are behind a sharp rise in the rate of positive tests. Abbott also continued to say Tuesday that more testing in Texas is likely after dropping off in recent weeks, a trend seen across the U.S. even as deaths mount. Texas has reported more than 1,400 new deaths over the past week, including 220 on Tuesday.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas added more than 700 cases of COVID-19 on Friday, setting a new daily record for the number of community-spread cases of the virus. Gov Asa Hutchinson says the state […]
By Laylan Copelin COLLEGE STATION, Texas — The coronavirus behind the current pandemic is scary, but ignorance about it is even scarier. That’s why Dr. Benjamin Neuman, head of Texas A&M University-Texarkana’s biology department, has […]
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas’ top education official says the state will resume its high-stakes standardized testing in the upcoming school year. Texas plans to reopen schools in August despite record numbers of daily confirmed […]