Business owners can’t find workers to fill their jobs. But people everywhere are looking for work. What gives?
No one should be surprised, alarmed or discouraged about reports of so-called breakthrough cases in which fully vaccinated people contract COVID.
Silencing journalists and scholars, chasing dissent from the public square, distorting history to serve an ideological narrative — it’s the stuff of autocrats and, now, the reprehensible behavior of Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick.
If Texas leaders at any level are interested in taking on what might actually be an existential threat to the state’s economic and social health, they should tune into and consider ways to counter the great damage COVID-19 wrought among grade-school students.
Many of us tend to think of the Fourth of July as a day to celebrate patriotism, which it is, in a way. But it’s good to remember the actual holiday is Independence Day, and it celebrates a revolutionary act of defiance and protest against established state power.
This year marks the 20th anniversary of an event most Americans refer to simply as 9/11. The moment is forever etched in our memories — where we were, who we were with and how we felt.
Among the biggest outbreaks linked to the virus that causes COVID-19 has been in hokum, which has infected many people of all walks of life and of every political stripe.
Immortalized by a battle, the Alamo is destined to always be a site of contention. Sitting on the eastern edge of downtown San Antonio, the 18th-century limestone mission is one of the most distinctive and instantly recognizable structures in the world, yet it remains a blank slate onto whic…
Contrary to assertions floating around the social media ether, employers have a right to ask about the COVID-19 vaccination status of their employees.
The Daily News joins U.S. Rep. Lizzie Fletcher in calling for the U.S. Postal Service inspector general to investigate serious, chronic problems with mail delivery in the Houston region.
A national Juneteenth holiday could be a point around which Americans can rally in celebration of all that unites us and help us continue our pursuit of that more perfect union with renewed commitment and vigor.
Almost 50 years ago, the Galveston Academic Excellence Booster Club created the Top 50 Awards to recognize outstanding students and teachers in local schools, public and private.
Monday is the official observance of Memorial Day and the culmination of the long holiday weekend that for most of us marks the beginning of summer.
Naming one honoree from among a group of worthy citizens was a hard decision for the panel of judges who reviewed and ranked each of the 20 applications.
In what should have been — and was for many — a celebratory moment in the history of the pandemic, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention last week announced people vaccinated against COVID-19 could go without face masks in most situations.