Montague County town facing water crisis

Twenty-three miles west of Gainesville, about 900 citizens of the small town of Saint Jo are facing a catastrophe: there is no running water anywhere in the city.

COVID-19 vaccinations slow down as infectious delta variant spreads

One major concern is the highly contagious and potentially more severe delta variant of the coronavirus that originated in India. While health officials say the vaccines are effective against it, the fear is that it will lead to outbreaks in states with lower vaccination rates.

Texas bullet train group inks deal with Milan design firm

The developer of a long-planned — and controversial — high-speed rail line that would get passengers from Dallas to Houston in 90 minutes announced Tuesday that it signed a $16 billion contract with an Italian company to build the project.