Texas Standard for July 30, 2015
Texas has safeguards to prevent jail suicides. So why did they fail Sandra Bland and the others who committed suicide in Texas jails? Plus: Jonathan Pollard, convicted Israeli spy and native son of Texas. His imminent, controversial release turns a spotlight on his backstory. Also: The Trans-Pacific Partnership faces a Friday deadline to reach a deal. What does it mean for the home front? And: Barbecue may be red hot right now … but the classic BBQ joint may be on its way out. The Standard has the scoop.