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New waiver will expand health coverage, lawmakers say

Vivian Ho, the James A. Baker III Institute Chair in Health Economics and director of the Center for Health and ...

New Balance of Power in Oil Production

Major oil-producing countries and companies are assessing the decrease in crude oil prices and discussing what action to take. This ...

Presidential hopeful Rand Paul to raise money through bitcoin

Rand Paul is the first presidential candidate to raise money through bitcoin, a digital currency created and exchanged independent of ...

Do Border Patrol checkpoints Go Too Far?

A federal court in Tucson, Arizona, recently heard residents’ complaints that the Border Patrol violated the U.S. Constitution. Tony Payan, ...

Abbott's priority bills on a slow crawl through Legislature

Mark Jones, fellow in political science, comments on the status of Texas Gov. Greg Abbott's "priority bills" in the state ...

Neglected tropical diseases in Southeast Asia

Peter Hotez, fellow in disease and poverty, comments on Southeast Asia's neglected tropical diseases.

Democrats’ ‘Hispanic problem’: a dearth of options in presidential race

Mark Jones, fellow in political science, comments on the lack of Hispanic Democrats in statewide offices.

Oil Hits Highest Price Of 2015, But No Certainty In Market

Jim Krane, Wallace S. Wilson Fellow for Energy Studies, comments on Saudi Arabia's impact on the international oil industry.

Parker's state of the city seeks to define her legacy

Mark Jones, fellow in political science, comments on Houston Mayor Annise Parker's State of the City address.

Texas lawmakers’ bills would limit cellphone trackers

Mark Jones, fellow in political science, comments on Texas' use of the "stingray" cellphone-tracking technology.