Texas is the second largest state in the United States by 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, and has a coastline with the Gulf of Mexico to the southeast.
U.S. prosecutors announced charges on Wednesday against 58 people accused of engaging in healthcare fraud schemes that centered on the illegal distribution of more than 6 million opioid pills across.. Reuters - Published
Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke says all Americans, regardless of party, want to do the right thing and change the law so that 40,000 do not die from gun violence each year. Rough Cut..
Democratic presidential candidates gathered in the spin room after meeting in their third debate in Houston, Texas on Thursday (September 12), which saw some candidates taking shots at front-runner Joe..
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday ahead of the Democratic debate in Houston, Texas that the eventual Democratic presidential nominee will likely be one of either Joe Biden, Elizabeth Warren..
Democrats will hold a single debate for 10 U.S. presidential contenders on Thursday but the spotlight will likely be on frontrunner Joe Biden and Elizabeth Warren, whose support rose more than that of..
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a progressive New York Democrat, says "kids are dying" and that Republican members of Congress must do something on guns, including taking up House-passed legislation on..
President Trump on Monday, presented six police officers, who stopped the gunman in a mass shooting in Dayton, Ohio last month, with the Medal of Valor and Heroic Commendations. Rough cut (no reporter..
Walmart on Tuesday said it would discontinue sales of some ammunition - for short-barrel rifles and handguns - in stores across the United States, in response to the mass shootings in Texas last month..
The Trump administration has drafted legislation that would speed the death penalty for people who have committed mass murder. The US has experienced virtually countless mass shootings over the years...
Residents of Odessa, Texas gathered on Sunday (August 1) to remember the seven people killed in a mass shooting that began with a routine traffic stop during the busy Labor Day holiday weekend. Rough..
Several new laws in Texas ease restrictions for gun owners to carry weapons and store ammunition in public places. The nine laws kick into effect just one day after seven people were killed and 21 were..
At least five people are dead after a man stopped by Texas state troopers for failing to signal a left turn opened fire and fled, shooting more than 20 people as he drove before being killed outside a..
Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO Duration: 00:40Published
A hover test by a Starhopper rocket at SpaceX's launch site is the latest move by founder Elon Musk to eventually take humans to Mars. The launch site is next to a tiny neighborhood east of.. CBS News - Published
Flash flood watches are in effect as tropical depression Imelda pushes inward. Also, there’s growing fallout after the attack on Saudi Arabia’s oil industry. All that and all that matters in.. CBS News - Published
Toyota Motor Corp said on Tuesday it was investing $391 million in its pickup truck assembly plant in San Antonio, Texas, as part of the Japanese automaker's plan to invest $13 billion in its U.S... Reuters - Published
Art restorers examined New York's Charging Bull statue Tuesday after the iconic piece was vandalized last week. A Texas man was arrested on charges of attacking it with a banjo. (Sept. 17)
USATODAY.com - Published
Bon Appétit magazine's 2019 Restaurant City of the Year is Dallas, Texas. Associate editor Hilary Cadigan sat down with CBS News correspondent Jericka Duncan to discuss why the city topped the list. CBS News - Published
“CBS This Morning” is revealing Bon Appetit magazine's "Hot 10,” its list of the ten best new restaurants in America. Number three is Longoven in Richmond, Virginia. Number two is Khao Noodle.. CBS News - Published
The Trump administration began hearing cases for asylum-seekers in "tent courts" in south Texas Monday. The hearings are for migrants who've been forced to wait in Mexico for their U.S. immigration.. CBS News - Published
Hundreds of protesters gathered in Galveston, Texas on Sunday evening to demand that the police department release body camera video of the controversial August arrest of a black man by two white.. USATODAY.com - Published
The Trump administration is opening "tent courts" today to review cases from asylum-seekers affected by the president's "Remain in Mexico" policy. CBS News correspondent Mireya Villarreal is outside.. CBS News - Published
"I have also informed all appropriate agencies to expedite approvals of the oil pipelines currently in the permitting process in Texas and various other states," the president tweeted CBS News - Published
Led by a dream of marrying on U.S. soil, a young Honduran couple traveled thousands of miles from their home in the port city of La Ceiba, narrowly escaping a kidnapping in Mexico before seeking asylum.. Reuters - Published
Texas authorities on Friday charged 31 people involved in a protest that shut a key Houston oil artery under a state law that makes it a felony to disrupt energy pipelines and ports. Reuters - Published
Climate protesters, who dangled beneath a bridge on Thursday shutting the channel to the nation's busiest petrochemical port at Houston, were charged on Friday with violating a new Texas law that.. Reuters - Published
Italian builder Salini Impregilo and its U.S. subsidiary Lane Construction Company have signed a contract to help build a new high-speed train line in Texas, the developing company Texas Central said.. Reuters - Published
The U.S. government is paying Texas cotton farmer J. Walt Hagood $145 an acre for losses related to U.S. President Donald Trump's trade policies. But Minnesota soybean farmer Betsy Jensen will get just.. Reuters - Published
Thursday night's Democratic presidential debate in Houston, Texas made clear that there are three main candidates leading the field, Joe Biden, Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders, according to AP.. USATODAY.com - Published
Austin, Texas Mayor Steve Adler says he's supporting South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination. Gromer Jeffers of the Dallas Morning News joined "Red &.. CBS News - Published
Austin Mayor Steve Adler says he's supporting South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg for president — not the two Democratic candidates from Texas, Julian Castro and Beto O'Rourke. He told CBSN.. CBS News - Published
Manny Garcia, the executive director of the Texas Democratic Party, says he believes the party can turn the state blue in 2020. He spoke to CBSN political reporter Caitlin Huey-Burns about the issues.. CBS News - Published
Bernie Sanders' senior adviser Chuck Rocha says the candidate is focused on reaching out to Latino voters, especially in Texas. He discussed the Sanders campaign's strategy with CBSN political reporter.. CBS News - Published
The third Democratic debate is being held in Houston, the biggest city in Texas, where Democrats are focusing on turning into a battleground state in 2020. CBS News' Caitlin Huey-Burns speaks to Jen.. CBS News - Published
The Trump campaign held an event in Houston hours before the third Democratic presidential debate was being held nearby. Jeremy Wallace, political writer for the Houston Chronicle, joined CBSN's "Red.. CBS News - Published
Ten candidates have qualified to take the stage at the third Democratic presidential debate in Houston. CBSN political reporter Caitlyn Huey-Burns spoke with the president of Emily's List, Stephanie.. CBS News - Published
Ten Democratic presidential candidates will take the stage in Houston Thursday night for the third debate of the 2020 primary. CBSN political reporter Caitlin Huey-Burns, Republican strategist Leslie.. CBS News - Published
A Texas grand jury on Thursday indicted a man accused of killing 22 people and wounding 26 others in an August shooting at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas, who had told authorities he was targeting.. Reuters - Published
A new poll shows Democratic candidates Joe Biden and Elizabeth Warren neck and neck ahead tonight's third presidential debate. CBSN political contributor Molly Hooper joined CBSN with more on what we.. CBS News - Published
The U.S. Coast Guard on Thursday closed part of the Houston Ship Channel to vessel traffic near Baytown, Texas, after 11 Greenpeace USA protesters suspended themselves by cables over the key oil export.. Reuters - Published
The U.S. Coast Guard closed the upper Houston Ship Channel on Thursday morning as 11 Greenpeace USA protesters blocked a portion of the country's largest oil port near Baytown, Texas, the agency said. Reuters - Published
T. Boone Pickens, a brash and quotable oil tycoon who grew even wealthier through corporate takeover attempts, died Wednesday at age 91. Pickens suffered a series of strokes in 2017 and was.. CBS News - Published