Texas Standard For August 3, 2018

Pope Francis says the Catholic church no longer supports the death penalty in any case. Will that influence policy here in Texas? We’ll take a look. And: Immigrants seeking asylum in the U.S. have different odds of having those requests granted depending on where they’re asking. We’ll explain. Also: One of the most dangerous places to work is a place where people go to get help. How Texas researchers want to make hospitals safer. Plus: Texas used to be covered by water and there are ancient shark teeth under your feet to prove it. And: We’ll find answers to questions surrounding the namesake of one of the state’s largest cities. Do you know whom Dallas is named for? Those stories and so much more on today’s Texas Standard:

By Texas StandardAugust 3, 2018 11:17 am|