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, and has a coastline with the Gulf of Mexico to the southeast.
From Texas to the Great Lakes, and east to New England, a heat wave – in some areas in triple digits – is broiling the nation. So far, it's blamed for at least six deaths. Meg Oliver reports. CBS News - Published
The lingering heat wave has killed at least six people. Millions of Americans from Texas to Maine are trying to stay cool but to make matters worse severe storms have knocked out power in some states... CBS News - Published
Vice President Mike Pence viewed an overcrowded, foul-smelling facility in Texas for detained migrants. Nearly 400 men are currently detained at the McAllen, TX facility after being accused of crossing..
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Friday toured a processing facility in Donna, Texas where he said migrants were being cared for "in a manner the American people would expect." Rough Cut (no reporter..
A federal appeals court will consider whether to uphold a Texas judge's ruling declaring the Obamacare healthcare law unconstitutional, a position now backed by the Trump administration. Zach Goelman..
The U.S. government on Friday named Brownsville, Texas, as a fifth city for processing applications from asylum seekers and other migrants returned to Mexico pending a decision, the latest initiative.. Reuters - Published
The U.S. government will start returning migrants to Mexico to wait out their U.S. court hearings in Mexico through Brownsville, Texas on Friday, a spokeswoman for the U.S. Department of Homeland.. Reuters - Published
CBS News has an exclusive look inside the growing immigration crisis. "CBS Evening News" anchor and managing editor Norah O'Donnell visited the U.S.-Mexico border and got rare access to the largest.. CBS News - Published
A mother in custody at the nation's largest migrant processing center in McAllen, Texas, spoke to "CBS Evening News" anchor Norah O'Donnell about her journey to the U.S. She described her journey as.. CBS News - Published
The House will vote on articles of impeachment today brought forth by Texas Democratic Rep. Al Green. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has not indicated support for Green's resolution. CBS News political.. CBS News - Published
Export curbs Japan imposed in its dispute with South Korea will adversely effect global technology companies and hurt the operations of tech giant Samsung in the Texas state capital of Austin, a South.. Reuters - Published
A U.S. Army soldier killed in Afghanistan was identified on Sunday as decorated special forces company Sergeant Major James G. "Ryan" Sartor of Teague, Texas, the Department of Defense (DOD) said in a.. Reuters - Published
On Friday night, The Los Angeles Angels played their first home game since teammate Tyler Skaggs died on July 1st during a road trip in Texas. The Angels would score 7 runs in the first and 13 over.. CBS News - Published
Vice President Mike Pence spent hours touring border patrol facilities on Friday, including the Donna tent city outside McAllen, Texas. In the second holding facility, the vice president was faced with.. CBS News - Published
Vice President Mike Pence viewed an overcrowded, foul-smelling facility in Texas on Friday where nearly 400 men are detained after being accused of crossing the U.S. border illegally. Reuters - Published