Splitting 5-4, Justices Put Texas Redistricting on Hold

By ADAM LIPTAK September 12, 2017 WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Tuesday blocked rulings from a federal court in Texas that had called for revisions to congressional and state legislative districts in the state after the court found that the...

Amid Chaos of Storms, U.S. Shows It Has Improved Its Response

Technology, building codes, weather forecasts and a more sophisticated understanding of mass evacuation helped keep the death toll low, experts say.

Ted Cruz 2.0? Senator Adjusts With Trump in Office and Houston Under Water

As he prepares for re-election next year, Senator Ted Cruz faces a challenge in helping millions of people — in his hometown, Houston, and beyond — rebuild after Hurricane Harvey.

Senate Votes to Raise Debt Limit and Approves $15 Billion in Hurricane Relief

The Republican-led chamber reluctantly approved the new debt ceiling after the surprising deal reached by President Trump and the Democratic leadership on Wednesday.