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KERA took home four awards from the Public Radio News Directors Inc. over the weekend, just a few days after the stations won its first-ever National Edward R. Murrow Award. That's five national  honors in a week and 36 awards for the station so far this year.

Texas Station Collaborative

The 85th Texas Legislature ended with dramatic flair last month, leaving key legislation in the balance and tensions high between the House and Senate.

And it’s not over: In July, lawmakers return to Austin for a special session. Texas has seen legislative overtime before, but nothing packed quite like this.

Kevin Lamarque / Reuters

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions testified before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence Tuesday afternoon.

He fielded questions about Russian efforts to influence the 2016 election, the ongoing investigation of Russian contacts with Trump campaign and administration officials, and the dismissal of FBI Director James Comey. 

The Texas Tribune

A handful of state lawmakers on Friday will discuss consequential matters for the city of Dallas in a conversation with The Texas Tribune.

The Texas Tribune

Friday, The Texas Tribune launches a series of events focusing on the major policy debates of the 85th Texas Legislature — and what they mean for Dallas and its surrounding communities.

Marjorie Kamys Cotera / Texas Tribune

The U.S. Supreme Court has struck down Texas' widely replicated regulation of abortion clinics in the court's biggest abortion case in nearly a quarter century.

Stella M. Chavez / KERA News

A tie vote by the Supreme Court is blocking President Barack Obama's immigration plan that sought to shield millions living in the U.S. illegally from deportation.

Todd Wiseman / Mark Fischer / The Texas Tribune

The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the University of Texas' affirmative action program by a 4-3 vote.

Photo illustration by Todd Wiseman / Jason Unbound / The Texas Tribune

Updated to include statements from the governor, attorney general: The Texas Supreme Court on Friday issued a ruling upholding the state’s public school funding system as constitutional, while asserting it could be better.