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Texas: State in the southern United States
Texas is the second largest state in the United States by area and population. Located in the South Central region, Texas shares borders with the 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, and has a coastline with the Gulf of Mexico to the southeast.

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Viewpoint: Why a Texas county had a radical rethink on crime

A congressman's presidential run helped boost efforts in Texas to reform their criminal justice system.
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U.S. Supreme Court bars lawsuit over cross-border shooting of Mexican teen

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday barred a lawsuit against a Border Patrol agent for fatally shooting a 15-year-old Mexican boy on Mexican soil from across the border in Texas, refusing to open the..
Reuters - Published

Videos for Texas


Lost Dog Reports Himself Missing At Local Police Station [Video]Lost Dog Reports Himself Missing At Local Police Station

A dog reported itself to police when it had lost its owner, Chico the german shepherd put its paws up on the reception at adessa Police Departent in Texas. Staff later found out the cheeky canine..

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Can Sanders Win Latinos? [Video]Can Sanders Win Latinos?

Bernie Sanders has made enormous efforts to win Latino voters. Nevada presents the first test of Sanders ability to turn out Latinos. Latinos could account for 20 percent of caucus-goers. Winning..

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Japan's efforts to contain virus on ship 'completely inadequate' [Video]Japan's efforts to contain virus on ship 'completely inadequate'

A Japanese infectious disease specialist has castigated his government's handling of quarantine on a coronavirus-stricken cruise ship, saying it was run by "bureaucrats" who stoked the crisis by..

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Hundreds of Americans flown home from coronavirus-hit cruise ship [Video]Hundreds of Americans flown home from coronavirus-hit cruise ship

More than 300 American cruise liner passengers, including 14 who tested positive for coronavirus, were flown home to military bases in the United States, after two weeks under quarantine off Japan...

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More than 40 Americans infected with coronavirus on cruise ship: Fauci [Video]More than 40 Americans infected with coronavirus on cruise ship: Fauci

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the U.S. National Institute on Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), said on CBS "Face the Nation" that more than 40 Americans, who were quarantined aboard the Diamond..

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Trump calls Bloomberg a debate 'lightweight' [Video]Trump calls Bloomberg a debate 'lightweight'

U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday insulted Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg's debate skills but said he'd "rather run against Bloomberg than Sanders."

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7-Eleven trials cashier-less store [Video]7-Eleven trials cashier-less store

7-Eleven has announced a trial of a cashier-less store in Irving, Texas starting this week.

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El Paso shooter faces 90 federal charges [Video]El Paso shooter faces 90 federal charges

The Texas man accused of killing 22 people in a mass shooting at an El Paso Walmart last year has been charged with 90 counts of federal hate crime. Gloria Tso reports.

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El Paso shooter faces 90 hate crime charges [Video]El Paso shooter faces 90 hate crime charges

The Texas man accused of killing 22 people in a mass shooting at an El Paso Walmart last year has been charged with 90 counts of federal hate crime. Gloria Tso reports.

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Coronavirus risk in U.S. still 'low': CDC [Video]Coronavirus risk in U.S. still 'low': CDC

Capt. Jennifer McQuiston with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday said that as many as 250 Americans will be evacuated from China's Hubei province, the epicenter of the..

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Beto Humiliated In Texas [Video]Beto Humiliated In Texas

Beto O'Rourke ran an ill-fated campaign for Democratic nomination. His campaign ended in November, when he dropped out. He told supporters he was focusing his time and energy on trying to turn Texas..

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Kobe Bryant remembered on Hollywood Boulevard [Video]Kobe Bryant remembered on Hollywood Boulevard

Los Angeles Lakers great Kobe Bryant remembered on Hollywood Boulevard

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Bezos' Lavish Properties: Seattle Estate And NYC Apartments [Video]Bezos' Lavish Properties: Seattle Estate And NYC Apartments

David Ryder/Getty Images Jeff Bezos, the richest man in the world, has amassed a massive real-estate portfolio across the US. Last year, he dropped about $80 million for three adjacent New York City..

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Women's March protesters pledge to oust Trump [Video]Women's March protesters pledge to oust Trump

Thousands of demonstrators gathered for the Women's March on Washington around the U.S., vowing to get President Donald Trump voted out of office in 2020. Roger Fortuna has more.

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Women's March protestors pledge to oust Trump [Video]Women's March protestors pledge to oust Trump

Thousands of demonstrators gathered for the Women's March on Washington around the U.S., vowing to get President Donald Trump voted out of office in 2020. Roger Fortuna has more.

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Armed activists rally for gun rights in Virginia [Video]Armed activists rally for gun rights in Virginia

Thousands of armed gun-rights activists filled the streets around Virginia’s capitol building on Monday to protest a package of gun-control legislation making its way through the newly..

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Biden Hints At Possible Running Mates [Video]Biden Hints At Possible Running Mates

Former Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday named two men he would consider as possible running mates. Either that, or a member of his Cabinet if he is elected president. According to Politico, Biden..

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Biden Gets Another Big Endorsement [Video]Biden Gets Another Big Endorsement

On Monday, Freshman Rep. Colin Allred endorsed Joe Biden. Biden now has ten endorsement from a black member of Congress. This is his fifth endorsement from the Texas’ congressional delegation. “I..

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U.S. winter storms cause 10 deaths, massive power outages [Video]U.S. winter storms cause 10 deaths, massive power outages

At least 10 people died and hundreds of thousands were without power in five states as a massive winter storm system dumped snow, freezing rain and hail from Texas to Michigan. Zachary Goelman reports.

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Seven wounded in shooting at flea market outside Houston, Texas

A gunman opened fire at a Houston, Texas-area flea market on Sunday, wounding seven people, and a suspect was taken into custody at the scene, the sheriff said.
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Former 2020 Democratic candidate Williamson endorses Sanders' presidential bid

Marianne Williamson, who made an unsuccessful bid for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, has thrown her support behind former rival Bernie Sanders, appearing at a rally in Texas with the..
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Simone Biles on abuse, race and life after gymnastics

Simone Biles takes time out of training in Texas to answer questions from young fans around the world.
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U.S. gun-control advocacy group to spend $8 million on Texas political campaigns

A U.S. advocacy group calling for tougher gun regulations said on Wednesday it will spend $8 million this year to support the campaigns of Texas politicians who back stronger restrictions on owning..
Reuters - Published

U.S. judge rejects Huawei challenge to federal law restricting its business

A federal judge in Texas on Tuesday rejected Chinese telecommunications equipment maker Huawei Technologies' constitutional challenge to a U.S. law that restricted its ability to do business with..
Reuters - Published

CDC confirms 15th case of coronavirus in the United States

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Thursday confirmed the 15th case of the coronavirus in the United States, and said the person under federal quarantine at an airbase in..
Reuters - Published

Accused El Paso shooter pleads not guilty to hate crime charges

A Texas man pleaded not guilty to 90 federal hate crime charges on Wednesday after he was accused of deliberately targeting people of Mexican heritage in the shooting rampage that killed 22 people at a..
Reuters - Published

Accused El Paso shooter make first appearance in federal court

A Texas man accused of deliberately targeting people of Mexican heritage in a shooting rampage that killed 22 at a Walmart store in El Paso last year made his first court appearance on Wednesday for..
Reuters - Published

U.S. charges five with conspiring to violate oil sanctions on Iran

The U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday it had charged five people in Texas and New York with conspiring to violate a law on international commerce by arranging to purchase sanctioned Iranian oil..
Reuters - Published

Texas Democrats weighing ballots, bullets in 2020 campaigns

Texas Democrats are pulling out a new playbook in this year's Congressional races, loudly backing gun control in a bet a strategy that paid off in Virginia can also win elections in a..
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Texas executes man convicted of killing five family members in 2002

Texas on Thursday executed a man who was convicted for shooting and killing his 29-year-old wife and his two daughters, as well as his father-in-law and sister-in-law shortly after smoking crack in..
Reuters - Published

Accused El Paso mass shooter charged with 90 counts of federal hate crimes

A Texas man accused of deliberately targeting people of Mexican heritage in a shooting rampage that killed 22 people at an El Paso Walmart store last year was charged on Thursday on 90 counts of..
Reuters - Published

Ten U.S. refineries emitted excessive cancer-causing benzene in 2019: report

Ten U.S. oil refineries, including six in Texas, released the cancer-causing chemical benzene in concentrations that exceeded federal limits last year, according to government data published by the..
Reuters - Published

Chesapeake Energy, others sued for $1 million in fatal Texas oil-well blast

Chesapeake Energy Corp and three oilfield service firms were sued by the daughter of a worker who suffered fatal injuries when a Texas oil well exploded in flames last month.
Reuters - Published

'Giga Texas?' Musk asks Twitter users to vote on new gigafactory

Elon Musk, the billionaire chief executive officer of Tesla Inc , went on Twitter to ask users if the electric carmaker should build a new gigafactory in Texas.
Reuters - Published

Abandoned oil well most likely source of crude staining Texas port

An abandoned oil well outside of Houston is likely the source of crude oil leaking into a Texas bay near the largest U.S. petrochemical port, the state's energy regulator and an oil company executive..
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Two dead, one wounded in shooting at Texas university campus

Two people were killed and a third was wounded on Monday in a shooting at a residence hall on the Texas A&M University campus in Commerce, the school said on social media.
Reuters - Published

Texas oil spill restarts after previous containment: U.S. Coast Guard

A crude oil spill near Baytown, Texas, has restarted after earlier being contained, U.S. Coast Guard officials said in an updated statement on Sunday.
Reuters - Published

Iowa's anger over Trump's ethanol policy gives Democrats opening

In a speech last month to farmers in Texas, President Donald Trump won applause as he talked up recent U.S. trade agreements. When he tried to boast of his administration's ethanol policy, however, he..
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Third person dies from Chesapeake well blast in Texas: local media

A third person has died following a blast this week at a Chesapeake Energy Corp well site in Burleson County, Texas, according to a local media report.
Reuters - Published

Second oilfield worker dies from blast at Texas drill site :Chesapeake

A second oilfield worker has died from injuries suffered in a explosion at a Texas drilling site earlier in the week, oil and gas company Chesapeake Energy said on Friday.
Reuters - Published

Second person dies from blast at Chesapeake well site

An explosion this week at a Texas oil well has claimed a second fatal victim, and two others injured by the blast remain hospitalized, Chesapeake Energy Corp, said on Friday.
Reuters - Published

Chesapeake Energy oil-well fire kills one, injures three in Texas

One Texas oil worker was killed and three others hospitalized on Wednesday when a Chesapeake Energy Corp well caught fire during service work, a spokesman for the company said.
Reuters - Published

Chesapeake Energy reports oil well fire in Texas

Chesapeake Energy said emergency personnel are responding to an oil well fire at one of its drill sites in Texas.
Reuters - Published

Huge explosion rips through Houston building, heard for miles around

A massive explosion ripped through a building in Houston, Texas early on Friday, shattering windows in the vicinity and heard by residents across a wide area, police and media said.
Reuters - Published

Large explosion rips through building in Houston, Texas: police

A massive explosion ripped through a building in Houston, Texas early on Friday, shattering windows in the vicinity and heard by residents across a wide area, police and media said.
Reuters - Published

Texas student who traveled to China being tested for possible coronavirus

A university student being treated for a respiratory illness in Texas after traveling to Wuhan, China, is being tested for the newly discovered coronavirus that has killed 18 people in China, state and..
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Texas executes man convicted of shooting estranged wife to death in 2005

A man was executed by lethal injection in Texas on Wednesday, 15 years after authorities say he fatally shot his estranged wife who had told friends she did not expect to get out of the abusive..
Reuters - Published

Storms devastate US South and Midwest

At least 12 people die as tornadoes sweep through Texas, Alabama and Louisiana.
BBC News - Published

U.S. winter storms cause 10 deaths, flight cancellations, power outages

At least 10 people died, more than 1,000 flights were canceled and hundreds of thousands were without power in five states on Saturday as a massive winter storm system dumped snow, freezing rain and..
Reuters - Published

US storms: At least eight killed in severe weather

Fatalities are reported in Louisiana, Alabama and Texas as extreme weather continues.
BBC News - Published

Nine dead, flights canceled, power out as winter storms hit the U.S.

At least nine people died, more than 1,000 flights were canceled and hundreds of thousands were without power in seven states on Saturday as a massive winter storm system dumped snow, freezing rain and..
Reuters - Published

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