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Texas: State in the 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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Texas school bus driver gives more than just a ride

As the school year comes to a close, one school bus driver gives more than rides. Here's Steve Hartman, "On The Road."
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Texas hospital wants to take sick 9-month-old girl off life support

A 9-month-old girl is at the center of a legal fight between her family and a Texas hospital. Tinslee Lewis was born with a rare heart defect, and she has a chronic lung disease. Doctors believe..
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Kanye West To Appear At Joel Osteen's Church [Video]Kanye West To Appear At Joel Osteen's Church

The rapper will visit the pastor's Lakewood Church in Houston, Texas, on Sunday, a representative for the church told the Houston Chronicle Tuesday. Osteen will conduct a 15- to 20-minute conversation..

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U.S. Midwest, Northeast hit by Arctic blast [Video]U.S. Midwest, Northeast hit by Arctic blast

An Arctic blast pummeling the northern United States on Monday is forecast to break more than 400 cold-temperature records in the next 48 hours. Gavino Garay reports.

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Travis Scott fans injured as stampede breaks out at Astroworld Festival [Video]Travis Scott fans injured as stampede breaks out at Astroworld Festival

Fans of Travis Scott were left injured after a stampede broke out at the gates of the star's Astroworld Festival at the NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas on Saturday.

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Kanye West makes surprise appearance at Travis Scott's Astroworld festival [Video]Kanye West makes surprise appearance at Travis Scott's Astroworld festival

Kanye West made a surprise appearance at Travis Scott’s Astroworld Festival in Houston, Texas to perform his new single on Saturday.

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Lewis Hamilton continues celebration after sixth World Championship [Video]Lewis Hamilton continues celebration after sixth World Championship

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton celebrates with his team after winning his sixth world championship. The 34-year-old wrote his name into the pantheon of Britain’s all-time sporting greats by winning..

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"He doesn't like guns, religion or oil": Trump takes swipe at Beto [Video]"He doesn't like guns, religion or oil": Trump takes swipe at Beto

President Trump went off script and mocked Texas native and former Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke at a White House event Wednesday.

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ATX TV Festival Sets Up 'Parenthood' Reunion | THR News [Video]ATX TV Festival Sets Up 'Parenthood' Reunion | THR News

The Austin, Texas-based annual event has set up its big reunion for 2020 and will reunite the cast and creators of NBC's beloved family drama 'Parenthood.'

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Site Popular With QAnon Rebrands [Video]Site Popular With QAnon Rebrands

The forum formerly known as 8chan has been relaunched and rebranded. According to Business Insider, it's now operating under the new name '8kun.' 8chan was pulled down in August after the El Paso,..

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Missing Couple Found In Texas Shallow Grave [Video]Missing Couple Found In Texas Shallow Grave

James Lawrence Butler and Michelle Elaine Butler were a couple who had been traveling for over a year. According to Newser, they were found last Sunday in Padre Island, Texas, buried in a shallow..

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Pathetic 'poor bastard': Trump reacts to O'Rourke leaving race [Video]Pathetic 'poor bastard': Trump reacts to O'Rourke leaving race

Beto O'Rourke has ended his 2020 election campaign. At a rally in Mississippi on Friday, President Trump belittled his former opponent and the "sick" media coverage of congressional Democrats'..

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Beto Heckled [Video]Beto Heckled

On Wednesday, Beto O'Rourke visited Newtown, CT, the site of one of America's worst shootings. O'Rourke wanted to discuss gun prevention. But some in Newtown weren't having it. According to Fox 61,..

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Kim Kardashian and Kanye West attend Fashion Group International's annual Night of Stars Gala [Video]Kim Kardashian and Kanye West attend Fashion Group International's annual Night of Stars Gala

Designers Rick Owens, Donna Karan and Brandon Maxwell were honoured at the event in New York on Thursday night. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

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Giuliani associates Parnas and Fruman arrive for arraignment [Video]Giuliani associates Parnas and Fruman arrive for arraignment

Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman, associates of former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani, are scheduled to be arraigned in federal court on alleged violations of U.S. campaign finance laws. Rough cut (no reporter..

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How Much Lower Can Beto O'Rourke Sink? [Video]How Much Lower Can Beto O'Rourke Sink?

Beto O'Rourke's campaign is sinking. The former Texas congressman is fighting a losing battle to become the Democratic nominee. A new poll from SurveyUSA shows he is polling at 0% with key..

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In Texas, a 26-year-old liberal takes on a moderate [Video]In Texas, a 26-year-old liberal takes on a moderate

Jessica Cisneros is a 26-year-old immigration lawyer gunning for her former boss’ job, saying Representative Henry Cuellar's values are out of touch with the sprawling south Texas district he has..

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Homes destroyed after Dallas tornado [Video]Homes destroyed after Dallas tornado

Aerial views of Dallas County, Texas Monday morning revealed damaged homes from Sunday night's tornado that knocked out power for more than 175,000 homes and businesses. Rough Cut (no reporter..

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House Intel Members Want Giuliani To Testify Now [Video]House Intel Members Want Giuliani To Testify Now

Members of the House Intelligence Committee say Rudy Giuliani should testify before Congress. Politico reports the news comes days after Giuliani refused to comply with the House’s impeachment..

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Trump speaks on Syria and Ukraine at Texas rally [Video]Trump speaks on Syria and Ukraine at Texas rally

US President Donald Trump said Rep. Adam Schiff, the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, made up a "totally false conversation with the Ukrainian President" during a rally in Dallas, Texas...

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Energy Secretary Rick Perry To Resign [Video]Energy Secretary Rick Perry To Resign

Energy Secretary Rick Perry told President Donald Trump on Thursday that he would resign his post. It is currently unclear exactly when the former Texas governor would leave the administration. He has..

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Julián Castro Releases List Of Endorsements [Video]Julián Castro Releases List Of Endorsements

Julián Castro’s presidential campaign released dozens of endorsements. Some of them were from current and former state and local officials, activists and Latino leaders. Former Texas state Rep...

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Beto Hammered In Debate [Video]Beto Hammered In Debate

Yesterday's Democratic primary debate was the last shot for former Texas congressman, Beto O'Rourke. While O'Rourke has made headlines in recent months over gun control. Business Insider polling shows..

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Fort Worth Officials Respond Swiftly To The Death Of Atatiana Jefferson [Video]Fort Worth Officials Respond Swiftly To The Death Of Atatiana Jefferson

A Fort Worth, Texas police officer shot and killed an innocent 28 year old black woman insider her home. The officer has since resigned and faces criminal charges after he shot dead, reports Reuters...

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Inmates Escape And Return With Whiskey, Cell Phones [Video]Inmates Escape And Return With Whiskey, Cell Phones

These four inmates didn't want their freedom, apparently, but they did want o hit the sauce. Texas jailers recently caught inmates from the local Federal Correctional Complex red-handed. The inmates..

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Texas officer resigns after shooting woman [Video]Texas officer resigns after shooting woman

A white Fort Worth, Texas police officer has resigned after he shot dead Atatiana Jefferson, a 28-year-old black woman, inside her home, Fort Worth Police Chief Edwin Kraus said on Monday. Rough Cut..

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Blueprints for 3D-printed guns banned online – for now

Blueprints for 3D printed plastic guns are banned from the internet – for now. Last year the Trump administration allowed a Texas company to make the digital blueprints available online. But a..
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Arctic blast grips more than 220 million Americans

The arctic blast gripping more than 220 million Americans is forecast to bring more record-breaking low temperatures Wednesday. Freeze warnings are up as far south as Texas, with winter weather..
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Tyler Skaggs was reportedly given oxocodone by L.A. Angels employee

Tyler Skaggs, the Los Angeles Angels pitcher who died this summer, was reportedly given drugs by a team employee. Skaggs was found dead in a Texas hotel in July. An autopsy found opioids in his system...
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White police officer kills black woman in her home in Fort Worth

A white police officer shot and killed a black woman inside her own home in Fort Worth on Saturday. According to recent data compiled by The Washington Post, there have been 75 deadly police shootings..
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Dallas tornado leaves trail of destruction

A powerful tornado touched down in north Texas overnight, leaving behind a path of destruction. The twister ravaged neighborhoods with winds exceeding 110 mph. Omar Villafranca reports from Dallas.
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Friends intervene to help homeless man in Austin, Texas

After a series of misfortunes, Coy Featherston, 66, was homeless on the streets of Texas. But good luck — and good friends — intervened. After a number of his high school classmates spotted his..
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Body cam video shows Austin water rescue

Newly-released body cam video shows a police officer rushing to rescue a man who was swept away by floodwaters in a rain-swollen creek in Austin, Texas.
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Manhunt for gunman who killed 2 at Halloween party in Texas

There is a manhunt in North Texas for the gunman who opened fire at a Halloween party on Saturday night. Two people were killed and a dozen others were injured at the off-campus event in Greenville,..
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The Arctic Plunge: From Feeling Like 92 to Freezing in a Day

Temperatures have plummeted across the eastern United States, but spare a thought for McAllen, Texas, where the drop was precipitous.
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Man arrested after 15-year-old girl escapes kidnapping, authorities say

Trevion Shields, 20, was arrested after a 15-year-old girl escaped kidnapping, Texas authorities said Monday. The girl, who has not been named, was allegedly kidnapped, drugged and raped over the..
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Former Texas substitute teacher seen punching student now faces criminal charges

A former substitute teacher, Tiffani Lankford, 32, is facing charges after cell phone footage apparently shows her punching a 16-year-old special needs student in a classroom outside Austin, Texas. Meg..
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Eye Opener: Arctic cold front descends on U.S.

Temperatures plunge from Texas to New England with a historic arctic punch. Also, former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley says two senior White House colleagues wanted her to undermine President Trump. All..
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Video shows Texas ex-substitute teacher punching special needs student

The student was taken to the emergency room after the attack, and the former teacher is facing criminal charges
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AP Top Stories

Here's the latest for Sunday, November 10th: The Supreme Court will consider Trump's plan to end DACA; Bolivia's President resigns; Family of a TX death row inmate asking to stop execution; NY's Empire..
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Texas teacher free on bond after assaulting a student

A Texas teacher is free on bond tonight, after her arrest for assaulting a student. Her violent outburst was captured on cell phone video. Meg Oliver reports.
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Texas sub teacher fired, charged with assault after viral video of attack on student

A substitute teacher's violent altercation with a student at Lehman High School in Kyle, Texas, was caught on video and went viral on social media.
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Father of Atatiana Jefferson,Who Was Fatally Shot by Texas Officer, Dies

“I can only sum it up as a broken heart,” a family spokesman said of Marquis Jefferson’s death.
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Gender reveal stunt leads to plane crash in Texas

The pilot dumped 350 gallons of pink water from the plane before crashing
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Teacher Charged After Video Shows Her Punching and Stomping Student, Officials Say

Tiffani Shadell Lankford, 32, who was teaching a Spanish class at a high school in Kyle, Texas, was fired the same day as the assault, an official said.
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Under Construction in Texas: The First New Section of Border Wall

Eight miles of original fencing are going up in the Rio Grande Valley, the first new wall to be built under President Trump. The administration wants 500 total miles constructed by 2021.
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‘Gender Reveal’ Celebration in Texas Led to a Plane Crash

The aircraft stalled after dumping hundreds of gallons of pink water, according to safety officials. It appears to be the latest in a growing list of similar announcements gone wrong.
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Oprah urges Texas governor: "Take a pause" on Rodney Reed case

Winfrey also called her recent $13 million donation to Morehouse College "totally spontaneous"
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Texas officer who shot woman in her home sometimes had 'tunnel vision,' review says

Texas officer Aaron Dean's review last year shows he was critiqued for having "tunnel vision." Dean is charged with the murder of Atatiana Jefferson
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Man linked to killings of New Hampshire couple at Texas beach captured in Mexico, extradited

Law enforcement caught Adam Williams in Mexico, according to a Mexican newspaper. He is accused of theft in connection to the Butlers deaths in Texas.
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Suspect arrested in connection with New Hampshire couple found dead in Texas

An arrest has been made in connection with a New Hampshire couple found dead in Texas. Adam Curtis Williams was located in Mexico and taken to Houston Wednesday night. He was arrested for felony theft,..
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Man Is Charged With Stealing Truck of New Hampshire Couple Killed in Texas

The man, Adam Curtis Williams, 33, was arrested in Mexico and brought back to the United States. The killings remain under investigation.
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Texas executes white supremacist convicted of strangling woman

A Texas man was executed by lethal injection on Wednesday, 14 years after he was convicted of strangling a woman to keep her from divulging to police the location of a drug den where he and other..
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Man arrested in case of couple found dead on Texas beach

Adam Curtis Williams, 33, was taken into custody on a felony theft charge
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Celebrities join call to halt execution of Texas inmate

Convicted of murder, Rodney Reed is set to be executed later this month. But now several celebrities are speaking out, saying new evidence could prove his innocence. Omar Villafranca reports.
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Manhunt for Texas gunman who opened fire at off-campus college party

A manhunt is underway for the gunman who opened fire at an off-campus college party in Texas. The shooting early Sunday killed two people and hurt 12 others. A vigil for one of the victims was also..
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Sen. Ted Cruz: If new healthcare plan does not pass, will cause "political disaster for everyone"

Sen. Ted Cruz, R - Texas, says President Trump knows healthcare reform is a "big fat negotiation." The Senator adds, "If we lower premiums, that's a victory for the American people."
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Texas Congressmen find common ground along a 1600 mile road trip

When a pre-spring blizzard shut down air travel on the east coast last week, two Texas Congressmen-- one Democrat and one Republican-- booked a rental car and hit the road together. Thirty-six hours..
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Gov. Greg Abbott says Harvey has brought "one of the worst floods Houston has ever had"

Texas Governor Greg Abbott joins to discuss the state's emergency response to Hurricane Harvey.
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Parts of Houston are now islands completely surrounded by water

CBS News Correspondent Mark Strassmann reports from Houston, Texas to share the latest on the flooding resulting from Hurricane Harvey.
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Southeast Texas could face prolonged flooding after Harvey

CBS News Correspondent Manuel Bojorquez shares the latest on the emergency response where Hurricane Harvey made landfall in Victoria, Texas.
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Still no drinking water after Harvey in Beaumont, Texas

CBS News Correspondent Anna Werner reports from Beaumont, Texas to share the latest on the recovery efforts after Hurricane Harvey.
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Bob Schieffer on Texas

CBS News Contributor and former Face the Nation Host Bob Schieffer praises Texans' urge to help others and says his home state will overcome the staggering destruction Hurricane Harvey brought.
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Back from 2-year cancer battle, Texas guard has game of his life

Andrew Jones, absent for nearly two years while receiving treatment for leukemia, rejoined the Texas rotation and scored a career-best 20 points in 29 minutes
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Man arrested in Texas Halloween party shooting freed days after cop said he was '100%' guilty

Brandon Gonzales, a suspect arrested in the deadly shooting at a Halloween and homecoming party in East Texas, has been released from jail.
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What We Know About Rodney Reed’s Death Row Case in Texas

Celebrities including Kim Kardashian West have taken up his cause after new evidence cast doubt on his guilt.
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Could new evidence save Texas death row inmate Rodney Reed?

A death row inmate in Texas faces execution in two weeks, unless he persuades the governor to intervene. Rodney Reed was found guilty in the 1996 rape and murder of 19-year-old Stacey Stites. But his..
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Santa Fe High School still an active crime scene as investigators look for a motive

CBS News correspondent Omar Villafranca is in Santa Fe, Texas, where eight high schools students and two teachers were killed in a school shooting on Friday. Officials are still working to determine a..
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Rep. Will Hurd: GOP members have votes to bring immigration bill to House floor

Rep. Will Hurd, R-Texas, discusses his dissatisfaction with the administration's new tariffs and the "discharge petition" he is helping to spearhead to force a vote in Congress on four immigration..
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Rep. Will Hurd says it would be a "terrible move" if Trump pardons himself

Rep. Will Hurd, R-Texas, says that if President Trump were to pardon himself, it would be a "terrible move." Mr. Trump's attorney Rudy Giuliani suggested Sunday that the president has the authority to..
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Open: This is "Face the Nation," June 3, 2018

This week on "Face the Nation," moderator Margaret Brennan interviews Ohio Gov. John Kasich and Rep. Will Hurd of Texas. Plus, we'll kick off our 2018 CBS News midterm election Battleground Tracker,..
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Cornyn says Trump conflating probe into Russian meddling with investigation of possible collusion

Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, joins Margaret Brennan to discuss the new indictments in the Mueller probe and the road ahead for President Trump's Supreme Court Nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh.
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Arrest warrant issued for man linked to New Hampshire couple found buried at Texas beach

A warrant was issued for Adam Williams on suspicion of felony theft. He was named as a person of interest in the deaths of James and Michelle Butler.
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