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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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Surrogates tout Biden’s appeal beyond Iowa.

”Joe Biden puts Texas in play,” Representative Colin Allred of Texas said. “He absolutely puts Texas in play.”
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Black Texas teen banned by high school to attend graduation after refusing to cut dreadlocks

Deandre Arnold, a senior at Barbers Hill High School in Mont Belvieu, has had dreadlocks for years and says it's part of his identity and culture.
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Videos for Texas


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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'I'm spending all my money to get rid of Trump' -Bloomberg [Video]'I'm spending all my money to get rid of Trump' -Bloomberg

U.S. presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg told Reuters he is ready to spend much of his vast fortune to oust Republican President Donald Trump from the White House in 2020, rejecting criticism from..

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Nation Reels As Storms Leave Hundreds Of Thousands Without Power [Video]Nation Reels As Storms Leave Hundreds Of Thousands Without Power

At least nine people died, more than 1,000 flights were canceled and hundreds of thousands were without power in five states on Saturday. Reuters reports massive winter storm system dumped snow,..

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Texas becomes first state to refuse refugees [Video]Texas becomes first state to refuse refugees

Governor Greg Abbott of Texas on Friday became the first governor in the United States to refuse to accept refugees under an executive order requiring local jurisdictions to actively opt in to the..

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Texas First State To Refuse Refugees Under Trump [Video]Texas First State To Refuse Refugees Under Trump

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Governor Greg Abbott of Texas on Friday became the first governor in the country to refuse to accept refugees after President Donald Trump signed an executive order empowering..

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Teen Killed As American Family Is Gunned Down On Lonely Mexican Road [Video]Teen Killed As American Family Is Gunned Down On Lonely Mexican Road

Gunmen in northern Mexico opened fire on a family returning to the US from vacation on Saturday night. Newser reports the men killed a 13-year-old girl and wounded her brother and parents. The family..

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Warren secures endorsement from ex-rival Castro [Video]Warren secures endorsement from ex-rival Castro

2020 presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren won the backing on Monday of former rival Julian Castro, putting the only Latino candidate in the 2020 Democratic field on her side just weeks ahead of the..

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Not Again: 'Affluenza' Teen, Now An Adult, Arrested Once More [Video]Not Again: 'Affluenza' Teen, Now An Adult, Arrested Once More

Ethan Couch first made headlines as a teenager for his 'affluenza' defense in a deadly drunk driving case. Driving under the influence, he killed four people and seriously injured two others. A..

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Alex Jones to pay $100k in Sandy Hook case [Video]Alex Jones to pay $100k in Sandy Hook case

Conspiracy promoter and right-wing media personality Alex Jones has been ordered to pay $100,000 in court costs and legal fees stemming from a lawsuit over his claims that the 2012 Sandy Hook massacre..

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Gunman In Texas Church, Victims Identified [Video]Gunman In Texas Church, Victims Identified

A gunman opened fire in a Texas church on Sunday, reports Reuters.com. He killing two before being shot dead by parishioners. He was identified as Keith Thomas Kinnunen, who lived in the nearby town of..

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Shooter among 2 dead in Texas church attack [Video]Shooter among 2 dead in Texas church attack

A gunman who opened fire in a Texas church, killing one person and leaving another in critical condition, died after parishioners at the Sunday morning service shot him in response, authorities said...

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Truck crashes into pile-up in Texas [Video]Truck crashes into pile-up in Texas

Footage taken by a Texas television station shows the moment a large lorry crashed into an earlier pile-up, hitting a state trooper and pinning another person up against a vehicle.

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Endangered black rhino gives birth in U.S. zoo [Video]Endangered black rhino gives birth in U.S. zoo

New mother bonds with rhino calf at Potter Park Zoo in Michigan

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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.
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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.
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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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Suspected Case of Wuhan Coronavirus Surfaces in Brazos County, Texas

Health officials said they were investigating the case and keeping the patient isolated at home.
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Self-driving big-rig trucks coming soon? Waymo set to begin mapping interstates in Texas, New Mexico

Waymo, the self-driving vehicle division of Google parent Alphabet, is about to start mapping in Texas and New Mexico for self-driving big rigs.
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Texas shooting suspect claims self-defense

A man arrested in a San Antonio shooting that left two people dead and wounded five others said he was acting in self-defense when he opened fire during a concert at a bar. (Jan. 21)  
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Texas’ Governor Said No to Refugees. In Amarillo, They’re Saying Maybe.

In earlier years, Amarillo had more refugees per capita than any other Texas city. The newcomers are considered neighbors now.
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San Antonio Police: 2 shot dead in club, 5 hurt

A manhunt was underway Sunday night after two people were killed and five others were injured during a shooting inside a San Antonio club, Texas authorities said. (Jan. 20)  
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Texas cattle ranchers face tough decision to cull or sell herds as drought deepens

Cattle ranchers in Texas must choose between investing in more hay or culling herds during drought. Ranches could take years to rebound from droughts.
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'It's scary': As DACA decision looms, Texas college students worry about their future

The U.S. Supreme Court could issue a decision that would mean the end of deferred action for hundreds of thousands of young immigrants.
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Despite Faulty Bloodstain Analysis, No Relief for a 79-Year-Old Convicted of Killing His Wife

Joe Bryan has maintained his innocence since his sentencing for the 1985 murder. The highest criminal court in Texas this week denied a last-ditch effort to obtain a new trial.
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Coast Guard suspends search after Texas collision

The Coast Guard suspended the search for two crew members missing after a deadly collision between a fishing boat and an oil tanker just off the Texas coast. Two other fishing boat crew members were..
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'They were friends': Texas teen mistakenly shot, killed ROTC member in class, officials say

A 16-year-old student mistakenly shot his friend in their Houston-area high school's ROTC room before fleeing and being arrested, officials said.
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Texas teen mistakenly killed friend in high school ROTC class, officials say

A 16-year-old student mistakenly shot his friend in their Houston-area high school's ROTC room before fleeing and being arrested, officials said.  
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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..
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Sylvia Garcia: Impeachment Manager Is a Lawyer and Former Judge

The freshman Democrat is one of the first two Latina congresswomen from Texas.
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Robocalls hit 58.5 billion in 2019, up 22%. Residents in some states get 2 or more daily

Robocalls continued to rise in 2019. While Washington, D.C. and Louisiana averaged most per person, Texas got the most; West Virginia increased most.
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Texas school board starts 'new age of understanding,' drops Confederate song 'Dixie' after years of criticism

The song "Dixie," written for a blackface minstrel show in the 1850s, was the unofficial anthem of the Confederacy.
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Textbooks in California and Texas Teach History Differently

Tuesday: A Times reporter talks about comparing how California and Texas teach teenagers American history. Also: Warming oceans, and the Oscars.
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What Would it Take to End Homelessness in California? Affordable Housing Is Key.

Monday: Margot Kushel, a leading researcher on homelessness, weighs in. Also: What comparing textbooks in California and Texas tells us.
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Readers Respond to Our Look at the Politics of American History Textbooks

Educators, historians and students had their say on how differences in textbooks from California and Texas reflect deep partisan divides.
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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

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

Texas Governor Shuts State to Refugees, Using New Power Granted by Trump

Gov. Greg Abbott told the State Department that Texas would not accept refugees this year.
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Texas becomes first state to refuse refugees under Trump order

Governor Greg Abbott of Texas on Friday became the first governor in the country to refuse to accept refugees after President Donald Trump signed an executive order empowering local jurisdictions to..
Reuters - Published

‘All of the Weather Hazards’: Vast Storm Threatens Much of the U.S.

About 40 million people were at risk of severe thunderstorms or tornadoes, from Texas to Tennessee. To the north, rain, flooding and ice were all in the forecast.
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Twin Court Rulings Buoy Construction of Trump’s Border Wall

The decisions, in Texas and Louisiana, come as the administration has found itself behind schedule on the president’s promise to build 450 miles of border wall by 2021.
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Vaping Kills a 15-Year-Old in Texas

The teenager was the youngest to die so far in the outbreak of lung illnesses that affected thousands of people.
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Mexican migrants removed from border camp after family separation threat

Mexican authorities on Tuesday removed almost 100 Mexican migrants seeking asylum in the United States from a camp in downtown Ciudad Juarez, across the border from El Paso, Texas, according to a..
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Bob Wade, Sculptor of the Outlandishly Large, Dies at 76

Known as Daddy-O, he created roadside, streetside and top-of-the-roof attractions in Texas and elsewhere.
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Latinos make up only 1% of all local and federal elected officials, and that's a big problem

From states like Texas and Arizona to New Mexico and New York, the Hispanic vote is helping elect more Latinos.  
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Texas mother vows fight for baby on life support

A woman awaiting a court decision in her battle against a Texas hospital's plan to end life-sustaining treatment for her 11-month-old daughter spoke out Monday after revoking the medical center's..
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1 dead, 3 hurt in Austin 'stabbing incident'

Emergency officials say one person was killed and three others hurt in a reported "stabbing incident" in downtown Austin, Texas. Police say a suspect was taken into custody Friday morning. (Jan. 3)  
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These Houston residents dream of moving to where the air is clear

On the east side of Houston, the white plumes of the Texas oil and chemical refineries are a constant backdrop for residents of the Manchester neighborhood.
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Texas hiker missing nearly 2 weeks in Grand Canyon found alive

Martin E. O'Connor, 58, disappeared on Dec. 22 and was last seen at the Yavapai Lodge on the South Rim of Grand Canyon. He was found alive Thursday.
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Texas judge: Baby can be removed from life support

A Texas judge has sided with a Fort Worth hospital that plans to remove an 11-month-old girl from life support against her mother's wishes. (Jan. 2)  
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Armed, even in church: Texas shooting is about a lot more than Jack Wilson's heroism

Jack Wilson is a hero. But why were so many other parishioners armed? And how did the shooter get his gun, given his criminal history?
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Texas church had fed gunman who opened fire during service, was watching him before rampage

A man fatally shot by parishioners after opening fire at a Texas church service had been given food by the church many times. the pastor says.
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Church deacon who killed Texas gunman describes ordeal; NY stabbing suspect charged with hate crimes; Climber rescued from Mt. Hood after 500 foot fall; New Year's celebrations begin.  
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Vigil held for Texas church shooting victims

A vigil was held in White Settlement, Texas on Monday night for the two men killed by a gunman in a church: communion server Anton "Tony" Wallace and Richard White, who was acting as a security..
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Texas church shooter wore wig and fake beard, says security head who shot him

A gunman wearing a wig and fake beard raised immediate suspicion when he walked into a church service in Texas before opening fire with a shotgun and killing two people, a volunteer security member who..
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Deacon who shot Texas gunman: 'I killed evil'

A man who trained others in his Texas church to use guns to protect the congregation fatally shot a gunman seconds after he opened fire during a service. (Dec. 30)  
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