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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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AP Top Stories March 19

Here's the latest for Tuesday March 19th: Deadly cyclone hits Africa; New Zealand PM tells citizens not to say accused gunman's name; Texas petrochemical fire could burn for two more days; Historic..
USATODAY.com - Published

Texas petrochemical fire spreads to more storage tanks after firefighting snag

A raging fire at a petrochemical storage terminal in Houston has engulfed two more massive tanks after firefighting water pumps stopped working for six hours, the company said on Tuesday.
Reuters - Published

Videos for Texas

Houston petrochemical fire rages on [Video]Houston petrochemical fire rages on

A fire at a Houston-area petrochemical storage site continued to rage Tuesday and is expected to burn for two more days, sending thick black smoke into the air for miles around. Rough Cut (no reporter..

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Houston petro-chemical fire rages on [Video]Houston petro-chemical fire rages on

A fire at a Houston-area petrochemical storage site continued to rage Tuesday and is expected to burn for two more days, sending thick black smoke into the air for miles around. Rough Cut (no reporter..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:35Published

Beto O'Rourke Already Off To Massive Fundraising Start For 2020 Election Bid [Video]Beto O'Rourke Already Off To Massive Fundraising Start For 2020 Election Bid

Beto O’Rourke raised more than $6.1 million within 24 hours of announcing his candidacy for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, his campaign said on Monday, highlighting his fundraising..

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2020 Candidate Beto O'Rourke Says He Has 2020 Candidate Beto O'Rourke Says He Has "Had Privileges"

Business Insider reports Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke of Texas said on Sunday's "Meet the Press" that he has been afforded some "privileges" because of his race and gender in his..

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O’Rourke raises $6.1M in campaign’s first day [Video]O’Rourke raises $6.1M in campaign’s first day

Beto O'Rourke's campaign announced Monday that the former Texas congressman raised $6.1 million in his first 24 hours as a presidential candidate. Yahaira Jacquez reports.

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Beto O'Rourke Raises $6M in 1st Day of Presidential Campaign [Video]Beto O'Rourke Raises $6M in 1st Day of Presidential Campaign

O'Rourke's campaign says he raised over $6 million in 24 hours, beating Sen. Bernie Sanders' day-one fundraising total.

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Fire continues to rage at Houston-area plant [Video]Fire continues to rage at Houston-area plant

A storage tank fire that broke out on the Houston Ship Channel on Sunday has spread to seven petrochemical storage tanks, forcing residents in the suburb of Deer Park, Texas, to stay indoors, although..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:29Published

Universal healthcare a Universal healthcare a "human right": O'Rourke

Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke says if he's elected, he would seek the "quickest, surest path" to ensure every American has access to healthcare. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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O'Rourke explains why he changed his mind to run [Video]O'Rourke explains why he changed his mind to run

In an interview with "CBS This Morning", Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke explains why he changed his mind to run for president and why he's the best candidate. Rough Cut (no reporter..

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"I am who I am": O'Rourke responds to Trump

In an interview with "CBS This Morning", Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke responded with a smile to President Trump's comment that O'Rourke has 'a lot of hand movement'. Rough Cut (no..

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Beto's secret life as a teenage hacker [Video]Beto's secret life as a teenage hacker

Reuters has learned that when he was growing up in El Paso, Texas, the kid who would grow up to be Democratic presidential hopeful Beto O'Rourke was a member of one of the earliest - and most..

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O'Rourke Secures Major Endorsements [Video]O'Rourke Secures Major Endorsements

Business Insider reports former congressman Beto O'Rourke has secured multiple endorsements on the first day of his candidacy. She got endorsements from several high-profile lawmakers whom do not hail..

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Trump Tears Into Beto [Video]Trump Tears Into Beto

At Thursday's White House meeting, Pres. Trump was asked about former Texas Rep. Beto O'Rourke's entry into 2020 Pres. Race. Trump was ready. "Well, I think he's got a lot of hand movement." "I've..

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Where Does Beto O'Rourke Fit in This Field? [Video]Where Does Beto O'Rourke Fit in This Field?

Former Rep. Beto O'Rourke has entered the presidential race. But now that he's in, many are watching to see if he runs as a moderate or progressive.

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Democrat Beto O'Rourke Joins 2020 U.S. Presidential Race [Video]Democrat Beto O'Rourke Joins 2020 U.S. Presidential Race

BURLINGTON, Iowa (Reuters) - Beto O’Rourke launched a run on Thursday for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, hoping his message and the fame gained from his unsuccessful election challenge..

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Does Beto O’Rourke Have Any Chance Of Winning? [Video]Does Beto O’Rourke Have Any Chance Of Winning?

Former Texas Rep. Beto O'Rourke is a late-comer to the race for president in 2020. Business Insider analyzed some of his potential liabilities. One liability is his indecisiveness about entering an..

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Trump Mocks Beto O’Rourke After Campaign Announcement [Video]Trump Mocks Beto O’Rourke After Campaign Announcement

President Trump mocked O'Rourke's appearance on television, questioning if the former Texas congressman is crazy. Beto O'Rourke announced this morning that he will run for the Democratic presidential..

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O'Rourke hits the ground running in Iowa [Video]O'Rourke hits the ground running in Iowa

Beto O'Rourke, the youthful Texan who gained a national following with his long-shot election battle against U.S. Senator Ted Cruz last year, began a swing through Iowa on Thursday, shortly after..

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'Bomb cyclone' hits U.S. Midwest [Video]'Bomb cyclone' hits U.S. Midwest

Parts of Kansas and Nebraska were bracing Thursday for the arrival of a ferocious winter storm that hit Colorado and other parts of Central United States the day before. The so-caled "bomb cyclone" has..

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Democrat Beto O'Rourke to enter race for White House [Video]Democrat Beto O'Rourke to enter race for White House

Former Texas Representative Beto O'Rourke will seek the Democratic Party presidential nomination to defeat Republican President Donald Trump in 2020. Zachary Goelman reports.

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Democrat Beto O'Rourke leaps into 2020 White House race [Video]Democrat Beto O'Rourke leaps into 2020 White House race

Former Texas congressman Beto O'Rourke joined the 2020 presidential race on Thursday. Zachary Goelman reports

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Fire in Texas raging at chemical plant, nearby residents concerned for health

A huge fire at a chemical plant near Houston, Texas, is still burning. The fire broke out Sunday after flammable liquid leaked and ignited. No injuries have been reported, but people living nearby are..
CBS News - Published

Eye Opener: Deadly flooding ravages Midwest

Historic flooding continues to devastate the Midwest – and now they're bracing for more. Also, firefighters battle a huge inferno at a Texas chemical plant. All that and all that matters in today's..
CBS News - Published

Air quality near Texas fire within normal levels

A large fire at a Houston-area petrochemicals terminal will likely burn for another two days, authorities said Monday, noting that air quality around the facility was testing within normal guidelines...
USATODAY.com - Published

Texas petrochemical storage fire rages, may burn for two days

A fire at a Houston-area petrochemical storage site continued to rage late on Monday and is expected to burn for up to two more days, officials said, sending thick black smoke into the air for miles..
Reuters - Published

Fire at Texas plant could last 2 more days

Officials say a large fire at petrochemicals terminal near Houston will likely burn for another two days. (March 18)
USATODAY.com - Published

Crews fight blaze at Texas petrochemicals plant

Emergency crews worked Monday to control a large fire burning at a Houston-area petrochemicals terminal that has spread to eight storage tanks. (March 18)
USATODAY.com - Published

Tracking returns: Inside a Texas warehouse, the land of buyer's remorse

The growing popularity of online shopping means items are returned in greater numbers than ever before. If you return too much, you could get black listed. Janet Shamlian takes a closer look at where..
CBS News - Published

Tank fire sends black plume across Houston, spreads to more tanks

A storage tank fire on the Houston Ship Channel on Sunday has spread to seven petrochemical storage tanks, forcing residents in the suburb of Deer Park, Texas, to stay indoors on Monday, but no..
Reuters - Published

The Shape of a Killer

Three murders in Austin, Texas, and little evidence to go on. Did a man testing a thermal imaging camera inadvertently capture the image of one of the killers? "48 Hours" correspondent Maureen Maher..
CBS News - Published

New Mexico State outlasts Texas Rio Grande in 20T, 76-73

Gia Pack scored seven of her 22 points to the second overtime to lead New Mexico State to a 76-73 double-overtime victory over Texas Rio Grande Valley in the Western Athletic Conference tournament..
USATODAY.com - Published

Beto O'Rourke Announces Presidential Bid - But What Does He Stand For?

beto o'rourke announces presidential bid - but what does he stand for?
by Adam Yardley - 2020 is inching ever closer, and this of course means that the field of potential Presidential candidates for the Democratic Party is starting to fill out. With strong names in..
One News Page Staff - Published

Was a killer filmed on his way to committing a murder?

Three murders in nine days Austin, Texas, and little evidence to go on -- did a man testing a thermal imaging camera inadvertently capture one of the killers?
CBS News - Published

"48 Hours" investigates connection between three 2014 murders in Austin

After three similar murders, Austin, Texas, police began to wonder if a serial killer was on the loose -- did a man out for a late-night walk testing his new thermal imaging night scope capture images..
CBS News - Published

Beto O'Rourke on why he changed his mind on 2020, Trump's "hand" comment

Presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke made his name a national Democrat in Texas last year when he nearly unseated Republican Sen. Ted Cruz. In a "60 Minutes" interview days before the election,..
CBS News - Published

Beto O'Rourke: Medicare for All is "one of the possible paths" to fix health care

Former Texas congressman and Senate candidate Beto O'Rourke is the latest Democrat to join the presidential race. He sat down with "CBS This Morning" co-host Gayle King for his first TV interview since..
CBS News - Published

UT Rio Grande beats CS Bakersfield 85-70 in WAC tourney

Tyson Smith scores 19 points to lead five Texas Rio Grande Valley players in double figures as the Vaqueros get past Cal State Bakersfield 85-70 in the Western Athletic Conference Tourney..
USATODAY.com - Published

Beto O’Rourke Imports a Texas Campaign Strategy to His First Day in Iowa

The newest entry into the Democratic primary, Mr. O’Rourke traveled Eastern Iowa in a rented minivan, peppered his comments with Spanish and referred to Texas — a lot.
NYTimes.com - Published

Mulkey, Ogwumike lead No. 24 Rice women past N Texas 61-43

Nancy Mulkey scored 20 points, Erica Ogwumike added 15 points and 10 rebounds and No. 24 Rice pulled away from ninth-seeded North Texas for its 19th straight victory, 61-43 in the quarterfinals of the..
USATODAY.com - Published

Beto O'Rourke launches presidential campaign in Iowa

Former Texas Congressman Beto O'Rourke is in Iowa to officially launch the start of his 2020 presidential campaign. CBS News politcal correspodent Ed O'Keefe is there with more on O'Rourke's first..
CBS News - Published Also reported by •NYTimes.com

Bomb cyclone blizzard whips and roars west

A window-rattling winter storm brought blustery conditions, stretching from the northern Rocky Mountains to Texas.
USATODAY.com - Published

Beto O'Rourke announces 2020 White House bid

Beto O'Rourke has officially joined the 2020 presidential race. The former Congressman from Texas made the official announcement on Thursday morning. (March 14)
USATODAY.com - Published

Beto O'Rourke 2020: Texas Democrat says he's running for president

Former Texas Rep. Beto O'Rourke is entering the 2020 presidential race. As the 13th Democratic candidate, he is launching his campaign with a three-day tour of Iowa, the first state to vote in next..
CBS News - Published

Beto O'Rourke joins the 2020 presidential race

Former Texas Rep. Beto O'Rourke formally announced Thursday that he'll seek the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, ending months of intense speculation over whether he'd try to translate his..
CBS News - Published Also reported by •USATODAY.comNYTimes.com

Who Is Beto O’Rourke? | 2020 Presidential Candidate

The former Texas congressman, who rose to national stardom during his unsuccessful 2018 Senate run, is joining a crowded Democratic field.
NYTimes.com - Published

Who is Beto O'Rourke, the latest 2020 contender?

The former congressman's unabashedly liberal Senate bid in deep-red Texas catapulted him to national fame last year
CBS News - Published

Paul Manafort's second sentence delivers justice and a stark message about judicial whims

Manafort's Virginia sentence for ill-gotten gains and years of corruption was less than the 5 years a black woman on probation in Texas got for voting.
USATODAY.com - Published

Texas storms injure 1, flip small airplanes

Severe thunderstorms in North Texas have left at least one person hurt, damaged buildings and flipped small planes at a suburban airport. (March 13)
USATODAY.com - Published

Principal in PJs reads bedtime stories to kids on Facebook Live. 'This is just more love'

The first-year Texas principal said she wanted to show her elementary school children she cared. She started the Facebook Live stream in December.
USATODAY.com - Published

Texas Republican opposes Trump plan to fund border wall with U.S. defense funds

The top Republican on the U.S. House Armed Services Committee said on Tuesday he opposed President Donald Trump's plan to use $7 billion from the military budget to build a wall on the border with..
Reuters - Published

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