Setting aside his schizophrenic and politically expedient opinions about what local officials should have power to address — those opinions being a contradictory mishmash on issues including plastic bags, trees, taxes, fracking and the coronavirus pandemic, to name a few — Gov. Greg Abbott h…
COVID-19 testing in Galveston County has been a point of pride almost from the start because at one point the county had one of the highest rates of testing in the state, if not the country.
With Christmas decor starting to appear in the background of TV commercials even when the product or service at issue has nothing to do with the holidays, the holiday season clearly is underway.
Texas City resident Patricia Washington had the right response to an intimidating robocall meant to keep her from voting — she got mad and resolved to exercise her sacrosanct right and duty as a U.S. citizen to cast a ballot.
Galveston County Judge Mark Henry last week signed off on an executive order requiring poll workers to allow residents to vote without wearing masks. Any poll worker who tries to stop a bare-faced voter from casting a ballot risks a $1,000 fine, according to Henry’s order.
Halloween 2020 is gearing up to be scarier than in years past because of the COVID-19 pandemic that’s still lurking in our communities.
One of the most interesting and least reported items of COVID-19 news broke quietly last week when the World Health Organization disclosed its “best estimate” of how many people on Earth had been infected so far in the pandemic.
Daily News readers have been demanding, and deserving, an explanation about why the newspaper stopped publishing information about COVID-19 in graphical form as it had done daily since March.
Beginning today, voters will encounter many hard decisions up and down long ballots necessary for the unprecedented Nov. 3 general election.
President Trump’s tweet Monday — “Don’t be afraid of Covid” — has invited more criticism that he’s again downplaying the virus. Trump doesn’t do nuance, and he and his team have often acted recklessly, most prominently at the Rose Garden ceremony announcing Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination.
We should take the news that President Donald Trump has contracted COVID-19 for what it is: Trump is among more than 7 million confirmed U.S. cases.