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Some Title X Recipients Will Have More Time To Comply With New Abortion Rules

Updated at 6:38 p.m. ET The Trump administration is giving Title X recipients more time to comply with new regulations that prohibit organizations that receive federal grants from referring patients for abortion. Under the new rules, any organization that provides or refers patients for abortions is ineligible for Title X funding. A document from the Department of Health and Human Services lays out a timeline for organizations to comply. They must submit written assurance by Aug. 19 that they...

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Thousands In Puerto Rico Seek To Oust Rosselló In Massive 'Ricky Renuncia' March

Thousands of people flooded the streets of San Juan on Monday, calling for Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló to resign from office. The mass demonstrations are expected to be one of the largest protests ever seen in a U.S. territory. A scandal that recently exposed chat messages Rosselló sent among his inner circle showed the governor and his allies insulting women, gay people and mocking everyday Puerto Ricans, even victims of Hurricane Maria. On Sunday, Rosselló announced that he will not...

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A Bexar County judge has postponed a request to delay the implementation of San Antonio’s paid sick leave ordinance.

Business groups suing over the ordinance and the city requested the delay late Friday.  MOVE Texas and the Texas Organizing Project (TOP) intervened in hopes of stopping the request. Judge Monique Diaz agreed with TOP’s attorneys who argued they didn’t have enough time to prepare for Monday’s hearing.  

The decision is a temporary pause and will be considered on Wednesday – the day the full lawsuit is scheduled to be considered.

Scott Nicol / Sierra Club Borderlands Team

TUESDAY at noon on "The Source" — Last week the Trump administration issued a strict new policy that requires migrants to first apply for asylum in a country they passed through en route to the United States, before applying for asylum in the U.S. The rule already faces legal challenges.

Texas Democrats See Opportunity In 2020 House Races

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While no one expects Texas to "turn blue" any time soon, an energized Democratic Party could mean tighter races for the Texas House of Representatives in 2020. In 2018, winning margins in 17 House races were 10% or less. And 10 of those were in North Texas

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In the fall, Texas A&M University will start a new program to better serve Texans with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Aggie ACHIEVE will gives these students access to a full university experience – something not often available to them. They’ll reside on campus, attend classes alongside fellow Aggies, and will have a personalized education plan geared toward future employment. 

Since Lukas Nelson's last World Cafe visit with his group, Promise of the Real, he's been busy, to say the least. First, he's been continuing his work as Neil Young's band.

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Former state senator Wendy Davis has announced she is officially running for Congress.  Davis intends to unseat Congressman Chip Roy, a freshman Republican whose district includes parts of Bexar County.  

Davis made her announcement with a video that begins with her father, Jerry Rusell, reading a letter of encouragement he wrote about his daughter’s life before he passed away in 2013. 


Robert Mueller's appearance in Congress this week will be a hinge moment — the question is which way it might swing the political trajectory in Washington.

The Democrats who have negotiated for months to get Mueller to appear, and wound up compelling him with a subpoena, want Americans to watch the former special counsel tell his story on Wednesday in TV-friendly soundbites that erode support for President Trump.

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An aging generation of baby boomers, longer average life expectancy and a lack of available resources are contributing to what's being called an impending "senior-care crisis."

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is working to make health care more efficient and accessible. The MISSION Act, which went into effect last month, allows those enrolled in the VA health care system to visit approved "community care providers."

Joshua Harris, one of the most influential voices on sex and relationships for a generation of evangelical Christians, announced this past week that he and his wife are separating after 20 years of marriage.

Harris' book, I Kissed Dating Goodbye, was published in 1997 when he was in his early 20s. It became a manual for young evangelicals looking for love.

In recent years, Harris has apologized for some of the ideas he promoted and publicly wrestled with them in a documentary.


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Arts & Culture

Daniella Rossell

One of the leading voices in Latino literature centers her latest work on her close relationship with her mother. Cherríe Moraga aims to preserve her mother’s stories and memories in her literary memoir, Native Country of the Heart.

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Al Rendon

It's time to plan your weekend, and fortunately, Texas Public Radio is here to help. Your choices this weekend are quite varied and all are musical. They run from flamenco music on the River Walk, to a rousing Broadway-style musical, to a performance by a legendary Texas Troubadour in an iconic venue.  

For decades now writers from around the world have descended on San Antonio for the Macondo Writers' Workshop, which begins next week.

Kino Lorber

In the 1970s, Mexico made a bet with itself that didn’t pay off. Borrowing heavily against future oil revenues, the country’s economy tanked when the price of oil dropped. As a result, the 1970s and early 1980s might be considered the beginning of the boom in illegal immigration to the United States, as workers looked for a better life north of the Rio Grande.

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