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Texas: State of the United States of America
Texas is the second largest state in the United States by both area and population. Geographically located in the South Central region of the country, Texas shares borders with the U.S. states of Louisiana to the east, Arkansas to the northeast, Oklahoma to the north, New Mexico to the west, and the Mexican states of Chihuahua, Coahuila, Nuevo León, and Tamaulipas to the southwest, while the Gulf of Mexico is to the southeast.

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Denials of U.S. immigrant visas skyrocket after little-heralded rule change

When Arturo Balbino, a Texas construction worker, walked into his visa interview at the American consulate in the northern Mexican border town of Ciudad Juarez in March, he wasn't nervous. He felt..
Reuters - Published

Tornado hits small Texas town, seven reported hurt

At least seven people were hurt and the small east Texas town of Franklin sustained major damage on Saturday when a tornado touched down amid severe thunderstorms in the region, police and local media..
Reuters - Published

Videos for Texas

A College Student Loses His Military Scholarship Because He’s Transgender [Video]A College Student Loses His Military Scholarship Because He’s Transgender

According to Business Insider, A student in Texas said he is losing his Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) scholarship to University of Texas at Austin because of new transgender military..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:49Published

Border Patrol Requests 2 New Tent Facilities in Texas [Video]Border Patrol Requests 2 New Tent Facilities in Texas

The agency said it needs the additional housing because of an overwhelming number of people crossing the border.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 01:02Published

Storms Damage Dealerships From Texas To Ohio [Video]Storms Damage Dealerships From Texas To Ohio

Several dealerships suffered significant losses from powerful storms that traveled from Texas to Ohio over the weekend.

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:31Published

Tornadoes Kill At Least Three Children As Massive Storm Sweeps U.S. South [Video]Tornadoes Kill At Least Three Children As Massive Storm Sweeps U.S. South

According to Reuters, authorities on Sunday said that tornadoes killed at least three children in the U.S. South, as a massive storm system began drenching East Coast states. A tornado touched down and..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:34Published

Thunderstorms Strike U.S. East Coast [Video]Thunderstorms Strike U.S. East Coast

(Reuters) - Severe thunderstorms blasted the U.S. East Coast with gusts of wind up to 50 miles per hour on Monday morning, knocking out power in thousands of homes and putting several states on flood..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:33Published

Does Beto's Campaign Lack Big Ideas? [Video]Does Beto's Campaign Lack Big Ideas?

Beto O'Rourke is one of the top candidates in the 2020 Presidential race. He has raised several million dollars for the campaign. However, Politico reports that his campaign is void of big ideas and..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:52Published

At least eight dead after tornadoes slam South [Video]At least eight dead after tornadoes slam South

A deadly storm system that left a trail of destruction in the U.S. South and killed at least eight is now threatening the East Coast. Linda So reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:51Published

Severe Storms in the South Kill at Least 8 Over the Weekend [Video]Severe Storms in the South Kill at Least 8 Over the Weekend

On Saturday, multiple tornadoes struck east Texas, including one that had at least an EF3 rating with wind speeds of 140 miles per hour.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 01:00Published

Tornado hits small Texas town, seven reported hurt [Video]Tornado hits small Texas town, seven reported hurt

At least seven people were hurt, Robertson County EMS' Adam Gallagher told reporters, and the small east Texas town of Franklin sustained major damage on Saturday when a tornado touched down amid..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:40Published

Damaging Storms And Possibly Tornadoes Threaten U.S. South [Video]Damaging Storms And Possibly Tornadoes Threaten U.S. South

According to Reuters, severe thunderstorms that could produce tornadoes, damaging winds and large hail will hit a large part of the U.S. South on Saturday from eastern Texas to Mississippi. Bob Oravec,..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:43Published

Young Voter Turnout Up In Majority Of States [Video]Young Voter Turnout Up In Majority Of States

Voter turnout among 18-29 year olds increased during the 2018 midterm election and experts are pointing to peer-to-peer activism as the reason.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 03:23Published

How Bloodstain-Pattern Analysis Became 'Subjective Science' [Video]How Bloodstain-Pattern Analysis Became 'Subjective Science'

Despite its widespread use, the National Academy of Sciences says bloodstain-pattern analysis "has serious problems" and "is not based on science."

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 03:27Published

Primary Clash Brewing In Texas [Video]Primary Clash Brewing In Texas

Politico reports that Democrats are closer than they’ve been in decades to winning statewide in Texas. A clash between two of the party's top prospects could blow their shot. Two Democrats are..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:37Published

More Troops May Be Sent to the Southern Border [Video]More Troops May Be Sent to the Southern Border

President Trump told reporters Wednesday that he's "going to have to call up more military."

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 01:12Published

Chasten Buttigieg Opens Up About Experience Being Married To Presidential Hopeful Pete Buttigieg [Video]Chasten Buttigieg Opens Up About Experience Being Married To Presidential Hopeful Pete Buttigieg

Chasten Buttigieg, who is married to Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg, proved worthy of his reputation as his husband’s “not-so-secret weapon” by delivering a memorable,..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:51Published

'Blood Will Tell' Exposes Flaws in Common Forensic Practice [Video]'Blood Will Tell' Exposes Flaws in Common Forensic Practice

Joe Bryan went to prison for murdering his wife 30 years ago. Now, a New York Times investigation calls his conviction into question.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 04:06Published

Assault Added To List Of Charges Against Chemical Company For Underplaying Dangers [Video]Assault Added To List Of Charges Against Chemical Company For Underplaying Dangers

According to a report by Reuters, on Wednesday, a Texas grand jury indicted chemical manufacturer Arkema North America and one of its executives on assault charges, alleging that they underplayed the..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:40Published

Pentagon Awards Almost $1 Billion to Build New Border Wall [Video]Pentagon Awards Almost $1 Billion to Build New Border Wall

The contracts are for construction projects within the El Paso and Yuma sectors of the border.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 01:04Published

Alonso pleased after testing new Indycar on track [Video]Alonso pleased after testing new Indycar on track

Fernando Alonso pleased after completing first laps in new McLaren Indycar at Texas Motor Speedway

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:10Published

HHS Looking Into New Shelters For Some Migrant Children [Video]HHS Looking Into New Shelters For Some Migrant Children

A spokesperson said vacant properties are being considered in parts of Texas, Georgia and Arizona.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 01:09Published

Everything's bigger in Texas, including hailstones [Video]Everything's bigger in Texas, including hailstones

Alto, Texas residents are still talking about a storm Saturday that brought hailstones the size of baseballs to the region. Christian Randall caught it on video. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:40Published

In Anaheim, Bees At The Ballgame [Video]In Anaheim, Bees At The Ballgame

Click here to view original GIF A swarm of bees took over the bullpens in Sunday’s match up between the Angels and Rangers. The buzzing action peaked in the fifth when Texas reliever Kyle Bird was..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Police break up Texas Tech student celebrations after big NCAA basketball win [Video]Police break up Texas Tech student celebrations after big NCAA basketball win

Police break up Texas Tech University student celebrations after their team wins NCAA basketball tournament semi-final. Video credit: MAX HENGST/ DAILY TOREADOR

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 00:36Published

Texas Prisons Ban All Chaplains From Execution Chamber [Video]Texas Prisons Ban All Chaplains From Execution Chamber

Supreme Court ruled that Texas could not execute an inmate without allowing a Buddhist chaplain into the death chamber with him, the state has banned all prison chaplains from the chamber in future..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:48Published

 

Damaging storms and possibly tornadoes threaten U.S. South

Severe thunderstorms that could produce tornadoes, damaging winds and large hail will slam a swathe of the U.S. South on Saturday from eastern Texas to Mississippi, forecasters said.
Reuters - Published

Steven Fairbairn: Memorial 'celebrates life' of Texas rally death man

steven fairbairn: memorial 'celebrates life' of texas rally death man
Mourners are asked not to wear black as they celebrate the life of "a colourful character".
BBC News - Published

Corrected: Spokesman for hacker group Anonymous arrested in Texas

(Corrects September 13, 2012, story to change "leader" to "spokesman" in headline and first paragraph; deletes 10th paragraph and reference to Zetas.)
Reuters - Published

Why is brown snow falling in the US Midwest?

why is brown snow falling in the us midwest?
Dust, carried northwards from Texas on strong winds, has mixed with snow leading to the brown wintry mix.
BBC News - Published

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