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Texas: State in the southern United States
Texas is a state in the South Central Region of the United States. It is the second largest U.S. state by both area and population. 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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Half million COVID-19 deaths possible by February -study [Video]

Half million COVID-19 deaths possible by February -study

[NFA] The COVID-19 death toll could reach a half million in the United States by February unless nearly all Americans wear face masks, researchers with the University of Washington's Institute for..

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Houston police officer killed in shooting incident [Video]

Houston police officer killed in shooting incident

A Houston police officer died on Tuesday after being shot while another officer who responded to the same incident was being treated for injuries in the hospital, according to a statement from Texas..

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James Van Der Beek moves family to Texas after personal and professional tragedies [Video]

James Van Der Beek moves family to Texas after personal and professional tragedies

James Van Der Beek has moved his family from Los Angeles to Texas after suffering a string of personal and professional tragedies.

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Hurricane Delta slams into Mexico near Cancun [Video]

Hurricane Delta slams into Mexico near Cancun

Hurricane Delta rapidly lost strength before landfall near top Caribbean getaway Cancun on Wednesday, potentially saving the area's hotels, condos and Mayan indigenous villages from an onslaught..

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US teenager breaks world record for longest female legs [Video]

US teenager breaks world record for longest female legs

Guinness World Records reveals that Maci Currin has officially achieved thetitle for the longest legs (female), with her right leg measuring 134.3cm, andher left 135.267cm. Maci, 17, from Texas, has..

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Black cheerleader ‘shaken’ by police raid [Video]

Black cheerleader ‘shaken’ by police raid

Texas college cheerleader Christin Evans says she's been fearful and shaken since armed officers stormed into her dorm room in the middle of the night in mid-September, after alleged false reports she..

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Texas Christian on Trump: 'he sounds just like me' [Video]

Texas Christian on Trump: 'he sounds just like me'

In a golf cart decked out with a "Trump 2020" flag, Bernadette McLeroy and her husband tout President Donald Trump's record of opposing abortion and appointing conservative judges in their Texas..

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'I want to be prepared': gun sales spike in Texas [Video]

'I want to be prepared': gun sales spike in Texas

Civil unrest and the upcoming presidential election have Texans, like Teanna Walker, a retired marine, scrambling for ammunition and guns. This report produced by Yahaira Jacquez.

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U.S. records over 7 million COVID-19 cases [Video]

U.S. records over 7 million COVID-19 cases

The number of novel coronavirus cases in the United States topped 7 million - more than 20% of the world's total - as Midwest states reported spikes in COVID-19 infections in September, according to a..

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Wisconsin sounds alarm over COVID-19 cases [Video]

Wisconsin sounds alarm over COVID-19 cases

[NFA] There's a new state of public health emergency in Wisconsin as cases spike among 18-24 year-old's - in a week where the number of cases reached 7 million across the U.S. Caroline Malone reports.

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