Dog of the Day: Apollo

The SPCA of Texas Dog of the Day returns. This week's featured pet is Apollo, a playful pup with legendary ears and a big smile.

July means fireworks and fire dangers

It's July 1 and the Texas drought is getting worse month by month, raising concerns about the risk of fireworks sparking fires in the coming days. Good Day got some words of warning from Plano Fire-Rescue pubic information officer Lt. Daniel Daly. He said fireworks are illegal throughout most of DFW and this year pose a big risk.

Supreme Court sides with Biden over Texas in immigration ruling

The United States Supreme Court handed down two big rulings on immigration and climate change. In one, the court sided with the Biden Administration rather than the state of Texas when it comes to the enforcement of the Trump-era "Remain in Mexico" policy. Constitutional law attorney David Coale explains the ruling and talks about what it means.

Book looks at the origins of the Texas Rangers

Texas Monthly writer and author Joe Pappalardo is an expert on aviation and aerospace but he's now going back in time to the frontier days in Texas. His new book is Red Sky Morning: The Epic Story of Texas Ranger Company F.

Pro-life groups helping women who choose not to have an abortion

Having a baby can be a real strain on women both financially and emotionally. That's why some pro-life groups in Texas say they will be there to help women who choose not to have an abortion -- whether it's because of their conscious, economics or the restrictive Texas laws. Chelsey Youman with the Human Coalition joined Good Day to explain what services the group offers to expecting and new mothers.

Companies deciding if and how to handle abortion ban

Some companies in Texas are promising to cover the cost of an abortion for employees if as expected it becomes almost impossible to get one here. University of Texas LBJ School of Public Affairs professor Steve Pedigo said it's a topic many companies would like to stay away from but some are being forced to make a decision.

North Texas 7th grader's artwork featured on DART buses

Each year, DART asks students to help promote the use of public transportation with an art contest. This year, a 7th grade student at Pegasus School of Liberal Arts and Sciences in Dallas won Best In Show. Good Day got the chance to talk to Nadia Nesich about her artwork.

Dallas church to continue helping women travel for abortion

Members of a Dallas church are off the philosophical sidelines and square into the debate over abortion rights. They are helping women travel to states that are more abortion-friendly. Good Day talked to First Unitarian Church of Dallas senior minister Daniel Kanter about his church's commitment to abortion rights.

Denton votes to decriminalize abortion

The city of Denton is the first in the state to declare its police should not enforce the state's ban on abortion. The council voted after hearing emotional pleas from both sides.

Mineral Wells businesses, restaurants helping fire crews

Firefighters from Mineral Wells, Austin and other Texas cities are working together to fight the flames burning in Palo Pinto County. And as they do, the community is coming together to help them with food and donated items. Good Day talked to Morgan Broome with Rancher Navy about a social media campaign to help those who are serving.

New abortion restrictions raise questions about IVF embryos

The Supreme Court's decision allowing states to restrict or allow abortions is raising questions for a lot of women, including some using the complicated process of in vitro fertilization. Good Day talked to Dr. Dorett Noorhassan, a reproductive endocrinologist and infertility specialist about how the decision applies to pregnancy, life and conception when dealing with the scientific procedure.

Extra: Jussie Smollett and more from the BET Awards

Good Day catches up with Extra correspondent Rachel Lindsay. She shares the scoop on actor Jussie Smollett. Many were surprised that he showed up at the BET Awards. Plus, Diddy got a big award and Taraji P. Henson used her opening monologue to call out the Supreme Court on its decision to overturn Roe v. Wade.

Legal conflicts likely to follow SCOTUS ruling on abortion

The Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade means abortion is for all intents banned in Texas. But legally, there are still a lot of questions. For example, what if a woman is prescribed an abortion-inducing medication by an out-of-state doctor and gets it by mail. Good Day talked to attorney and SMU law professor Joanna Grossman about the battle that could now be between the federal government and the states.

Doctor: Abortion restrictions could impact patient care

Texas doctors are grappling with the impact of new restrictions on abortion and what it means for the care of pregnant mothers in cases of miscarriage and many other complications. Dr. John Thoppil is the president of the Texas Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists based in the Austin area. He believes the ruling brings politics into the patient-physician relationship.