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El Paso, Texas: City in Texas, United States
El Paso is a city and the county seat of El Paso County, Texas, United States, in the far western part of the state. The 2018 population estimate for the city from the U.S. Census was 682,669, making it the 22nd largest city in the United States. Its metropolitan statistical area (MSA) covers all of El Paso and Hudspeth counties in Texas, and has a population of 840,758.

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Beto O'Rourke's City Council record in El Paso has some Latinos troubled

Critics say O'Rourke sided with developers while serving on City Council and backed projects that would revamp historic barrios and displace Latinos.
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Democratic debate: Who were the winners and losers

Health care dominated the first hour of the debate, Julián Castro's attacks on Joe Biden didn't land well and Beto O'Rourke was praised by his fellow candidates for the way he talked about gun..
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Videos for El Paso, Texas

Grand Jury Indicts Man Accused Of Killing 22 In El Paso Walmart [Video]Grand Jury Indicts Man Accused Of Killing 22 In El Paso Walmart

Shooting suspect Patrick Crusius was indicted for capital murder Thursday in an El Paso courtroom. Crusius is charged with capital murder for a mass shooting at a Walmart store in El Paso, Texas...

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Trump presents Dayton police officers with medal of valor [Video]Trump presents Dayton police officers with medal of valor

President Trump on Monday, presented six police officers, who stopped the gunman in a mass shooting in Dayton, Ohio last month, with the Medal of Valor and Heroic Commendations. Rough cut (no reporter..

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Walmart to end sales of ammunition for handguns, assault-style weapons [Video]Walmart to end sales of ammunition for handguns, assault-style weapons

Walmart on Tuesday said it would discontinue sales of some ammunition - for short-barrel rifles and handguns - in stores across the United States, in response to the mass shootings in Texas last month..

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Newly Relaxed Texas Gun Laws Go Into Effect One Day After Mass Shooting [Video]Newly Relaxed Texas Gun Laws Go Into Effect One Day After Mass Shooting

Several new laws in Texas ease restrictions for gun owners to carry weapons and store ammunition in public places. The nine laws kick into effect just one day after seven people were killed and 21 were..

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At least 5 killed in Texas shooting: Police [Video]At least 5 killed in Texas shooting: Police

Five people were killed, including a shooter, and around 21 were injured in a gun rampage in the cities of Midland and Odessa in west Texas on Saturday, police said. Gavino Garay reports.

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Trump talking to Dems about meaningful gun legislation [Video]Trump talking to Dems about meaningful gun legislation

President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that his administration was in discussions with Democrats to produce some sort of meaningful gun legislation following mass shootings in the United States in..

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'We have to shut down white supremacy': O'Rourke [Video]'We have to shut down white supremacy': O'Rourke

Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke on Sunday told people at a town hall in Tulsa, Oklahoma that it was 'not enough to not to be racist', but the country had to be 'anti-racist'. Rough Cut..

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O'Rourke Proposes Domestic Terror Agencies Combat Hate Groups, Gun Massacres [Video]O'Rourke Proposes Domestic Terror Agencies Combat Hate Groups, Gun Massacres

On Friday, Beto O'Rourke unveiled a plan to classify white supremacist violence as an organized crime problem. O'Rourke wants to create federal domestic terrorism offices in a bid to combat hate crimes..

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Booker Announces Solution For White Supremacy [Video]Booker Announces Solution For White Supremacy

On Thursday, U.S. Senator Cory Booker revealed his solution for combating white supremacy. If he was elected he said he would create a White House office to combat white supremacy and hate crimes. The..

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Washington, D.C.: Activist group calls for impeachment amid candle light vigil for El Paso [Video]Washington, D.C.: Activist group calls for impeachment amid candle light vigil for El Paso

On Saturday (August 10) night, duelling messages were sent outside the White House as the activist group Kremlin Annex called for gun reform and impeachment and as members of the El Paso community in..

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Democratic Candidates Call Donald Trump A Supremacist [Video]Democratic Candidates Call Donald Trump A Supremacist

Congressman Beto O’Rourke was asked after the El Paso, Texas shooting about President Donald Trump. He was asked if he thought Trump was a supremacist and O’Rourke admitted he is. According to..

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2020 Democrats demand action on guns [Video]2020 Democrats demand action on guns

Democratic presidential contenders urged Congress on Saturday to take action to curb gun violence in the wake of mass shootings last weekend in Texas and Ohio that left 31 dead. Colette Luke has more.

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A week after massacre, El Paso residents march against hatred [Video]A week after massacre, El Paso residents march against hatred

A week after a gunman killed 22 people in El Paso, activists on Saturday led a march in the West Texas city standing up against hatred and gun violence. Havovi Cooper reports

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"Hollywood is racist": Trump

President Trump on Friday said Hollywood, "with the kind of movies they're putting out, it's very dangerous for our country." Trump's remarks came amid accusations from critics that he encourages..

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Biden Makes Another Unfortunate Gaff [Video]Biden Makes Another Unfortunate Gaff

On Thursday, former Vice President Joe Biden made another gaffe during a campaign stop. Biden was in Iowa, talking to a group of mostly minority voters. He said that "poor kids are just as bright and..

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It's time to take on Trump's It's time to take on Trump's "lies" and "racism": Sanders

U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders on Thursday (August 8) said the way to defeat Donald Trump is by doing the "opposite" of what the president is trying to do, and bring people together. Rough..

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Racism is a Racism is a "white problem": Buttigieg

U.S. presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg on Thursday (August 8) said he believed President Donald Trump was a white supremacist, and called for a stop to "racist tropes" coming from the White House...

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Booker calls for black journalists to speak up [Video]Booker calls for black journalists to speak up

U.S. presidential hopeful Cory Booker on Thursday (August 8) warned Americans not to be fooled by the "Dineyland version" of of history, saying racist violence has "always been a part of the American..

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Major Companies Are Giving Back To El Paso [Video]Major Companies Are Giving Back To El Paso

Community members and corporations are coming together to support El Paso, Texas. This is following the mass shooting that left 22 dead in a Walmart on August 3. Nearly $1 million in donations has..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:42Published

Dems keep focus on Trump, race in Iowa [Video]Dems keep focus on Trump, race in Iowa

Democratic presidential candidates are heading to Iowa this weekend, where they're keeping the focus on President Donald Trump and his alleged links to white supremacy. Nathan Frandino has more.

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Two El Paso families who refused to meet Trump [Video]Two El Paso families who refused to meet Trump

Leticia Mariscal and Saul Chavez represent two families who refused to meet with President Trump when he visted the University Medical Center in El Paso on Wednesday. Chavez represents the family of..

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Two El Paso families refuse to meet Trump [Video]Two El Paso families refuse to meet Trump

Leticia Mariscal and Saul Chavez represent two families who refused to meet with President Trump when he visted the University Medical Center in El Paso on Wednesday. Chavez represents the family of..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:41Published

Trump attacks critics in Dayton, El Paso [Video]Trump attacks critics in Dayton, El Paso

U.S. President Donald Trump lashed out at critics on Wednesday as he visited two cities grieving from mass shootings. Yahaira Jacquez reports.

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‘Hell Yes, We’re Going to Take Your AR-15’: O’Rourke Doubles Down on Gun Buyback Proposal

The former congressman has enthusiastically promoted gun control measures since the massacre in his hometown, El Paso.
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Alleged El Paso shooter indicted on capital murder charges

Federal prosecutors have said they are weighing hate-crime charges that could also carry the death penalty
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Grand jury indicts man accused of killing 22 people at Texas Walmart

A Texas grand jury on Thursday indicted a man accused of killing 22 people and wounding 26 others in an August shooting at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas, who had told authorities he was targeting..
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Grand jury indicts El Paso Walmart shooting suspect on capital murder charge

The man suspected in last month's mass shooting at a Walmart in El Paso was formally indicted on a capital murder charge.  
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Shooting victim honored by Trump wasn't a hero and gave 'inaccurate account,' police say

Chris Grant was shot and wounded in the El Paso Walmart shooting but police have called his actions "an act of self-preservation" only.
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Trump Honors Police Officers and Civilians in El Paso and Dayton Shootings

President Trump said officers and civilians who faced the mass shootings responded with “the best of American courage, character and strength.”
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Trump honors Dayton and El Paso responders — live updates

The president bestowed meda
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'We need change:' El Paso mass shooting survivors file lawsuit against Walmart

A lawsuit was filed by two victims claiming that Walmart failed to have proper security in place to prevent the Aug. 3 mass shooting in El Paso.
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Couple wounded in El Paso mass shooting sues Walmart

A couple wounded in the Aug. 3 mass shooting at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas, has sued the retailer, claiming the store lacked proper security, in what their lawyers called the first lawsuit over the..
Reuters - Published

Family sues Walmart after both parents were shot in El Paso attack

Lawsuit alleges the retailer failed to protect customers — father remains hospitalized in critical condition,
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Walmart asks customers not to openly carry guns in stores

Walmart says it will no longer sell ammunition for handguns or for short-barreled rifles in the wake of recent mass shootings, including one at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas. The chain is also asking..
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Walmart to end some ammunition sales

A month after the deadly shooting at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas, the company will stop selling some types of ammunition and end handgun sales in Alaska. But Walmart is not changing its policy on..
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Walmart changes gun ammunition sales policy

A month after 22 people were fatally shot at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas, the retailer is requesting that customers refrain from openly carrying guns into its stores. The company also plans to stop..
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Visitors at El Paso memorial ask how many more have to die after latest Texas shooting

People paying their respects at the memorial in El Paso to the Walmart shooting victims say the Odessa attack raises the same fears and questions.
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Texas Shooting Brings New Urgency to Gun Debate in Congress

After shootings in Dayton and El Paso last month, the issue was already expected to top the agenda when lawmakers return from their recess next week. Now the pressure has intensified.
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‘My World Has Now Stopped’: How One Family Is Recovering From a Mass Shooting

Mario De Alba was wounded in the massacre at an El Paso Walmart this month. He remains hospitalized, and his relatives have uprooted their lives in Mexico to be with him.
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Texas governor says 'mistakes were made' in a fundraising mailer that contained anti-illegal immigration rhetoric

Texas GOP Gov. Greg Abbott said this week "mistakes were made" regarding a fundraising letter that contained anti-illegal immigration rhetoric and which was sent out a day before the mass shooting in..
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U.S. House targets convergence of mass shootings, hate crimes

A month after a white gunman targeting Latinos killed 22 people in El Paso, the Democratic-led U.S. House Judiciary Committee will consider new legislation to address rising fears about a convergence..
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Mass shooting tips to FBI surge 70% after El Paso, Dayton massacres

The number of calls to an FBI tip line designed to head off mass shootings and other attacks surged by 70% in the week after twin massacres in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, federal officials said..
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In Aftermath of El Paso Attack, a Reckoning on Texas’s Divisive Political Rhetoric

A letter sent out by Gov. Greg Abbott before the El Paso shooting asking donors to “defend Texas” from illegal immigration has angered Democrats.
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Gabby Giffords speaks to Texas town hall on guns

Former U.S. congresswoman and shooting survivor Gabby Giffords briefly spoke at a town hall meeting in El Paso, Texas on Thursday night. (Aug. 23)  
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'People are on edge': Mass violence threats – at least 30 in 18 states – have surged since El Paso, Dayton

Arrests for making mass killing threats have proliferated since the shootings in El Paso and Dayton this month, with more than 25 so far.
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Walmart to reopen, renovate El Paso store with memorial to shooting victims

The El Paso store is expected to reopen in three to four months, and Walmart plans to add a memorial for the shooting victims, officials say.  
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California hotel cook arrested after allegedly planning mass shooting

Authorities in California say another mass shooting may have been averted. Police arrested 37-year-old Rodolfo Montoya, a cook at a Marriott in Long Beach. They found several guns and hundreds of..
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Families of shooting victims speak out on the future of gun control

Stephanie Melendez's father was killed in the El Paso massacre. Sharon Risher's mother and two cousins died in the 2015 Charleston church shooting. Richard Martinez's son was killed in a mass shooting..
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We need to tackle domestic terrorism like we do foreign threats, expert says

There's been a wave of arrests of people who, police say, threatened to carry out mass shootings after this month's massacres in Dayton and El Paso. The suspects include a truck driver in Indianapolis..
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Two people arrested after alleged mass shooting threats

Two more people accused of mass shooting threats are under arrest. In the weeks after the deadly shootings in Gilroy, California, El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, police have broken up alleged plots..
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Is the threat of domestic terrorism on the rise?

Across the country, there have been recent arrests for alleged shooting plots. They come in the wake of the deadly shooting in El Paso, which left communities on edge. John Miller, NYPD's deputy..
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El Paso mass shooting widower receives free vehicle after his is wrecked

Vanessa Kondow, who works for a towing company, said in an Aug. 18 social media post that Antonio Basco’s vehicle was stolen and wrecked Aug. 17.  
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Man whose wife died in El Paso shooting gets new car after SUV was stolen

Antonio Basco received a new car from an El Paso car dealership after his SUV was stolen and wrecked hours after his wife's funeral over the weekend. His wife was one of the victims in the Walmart..
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El Paso victim's husband given new SUV to replace stolen vehicle

Antonio Basco's SUV was stolen and wrecked hours after his wife's funeral, but a local car dealership stepped up to help in a big way
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El Paso mass shooting suspect on suicide watch

Patrick Crusius is accused of opening fire at the Walmart in east El Paso on Aug. 3, killing 22 people and wounding or injuring dozens of others
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El Paso mass shooter on suicide watch, sheriff's office says

The 21-year-old white male from a Dallas-area neighborhood was placed on a suicide watch today under the recommendation of medical staff at the jail.  
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Trump plan to head off mass killings is wishful thinking despite latest success

Make the legacy of El Paso and Dayton be something positive through improved mental health services and more sensible gun laws.
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Afghanistan celebration descends into horror after suicide bomber targets wedding; Renewed scrutiny on gun policies for retailers after El Paso mass shooting
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Renewed scrutiny on gun policies for retailers after El Paso mass shooting

After the recent mass shooting at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas, there is a renewed focus on gun policies allowing retailers to let their customers be armed. Now one woman is challenging supermarket..
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Law enforcement on high alert for copycat mass shooters in wake of recent tragedies

Law enforcement across the country is on high alert for copycat mass shooters in the wake of recent tragedies in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio. Just in the past 48 hours, two men in separate..
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Last victim from the El Paso shooting was buried in Texas

On Saturday, the last victim from the El Paso shooting was buried in Texas. Hundreds of strangers turned out for the funeral of 63-year old Margie Reckard. Many of them waited hours in the intense heat..
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Hundreds attend funeral of woman slain in El Paso shooting after viral post

A Texas man who lost his wife in the El Paso shooting receieved heartfelt support on Friday at a memorial service for his wife. Margie Reckard had very few relatives -- so her husband invited the..
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Hundreds answer husband's viral post to attend funeral of El Paso mass shooting victim

Margie Reckard, one of 22 killed in the El Paso Walmart mass shooting, was honored by more than a thousand people.
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Hundreds join El Paso widower to say goodbye to wife

Hundreds of people joined El Paso widower Antonio Basco to say goodbye to his wife, Margie Reckard, who was one of the victims in the El Paso shooting.  
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El Paso Widower Is Embraced by Strangers but Mourns in Solitude

Last week he invited everyone in El Paso to his wife’s funeral. This week he tends to her garden, alone.
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Woman sues Kroger over gun policy after father's murder

The mass shooting at a Walmart in El Paso has brought attention to the gun policies of major retailers. One woman is challenging Kroger after her father was murdered. Jericka Duncan reports.
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