12/08/2020 - Elon Musk Moves To Texas After Row With Authorities Over Factory Shutdown
12/08/2020 - Elon Musk Relocates To Texas; Compares Himself To War General
12/09/2020 - Elon Musk moves Tesla to Texas in Silicon Valley snub
12/09/2020 - Trump says he will join Texas in long-shot Supreme Court bid to undo Biden win
12/09/2020 - 17 states tell Supreme Court they support Texas bid to reverse Biden win
12/09/2020 - Trump, 17 US States Back Texas Bid To Undo His Election Loss At Top Court
12/10/2020 - Battleground states urge Supreme Court to reject Texas' bid to overturn Biden's wins
12/11/2020 - Oracle is moving its headquarters from Silicon Valley to Austin, Texas
12/11/2020 - Supreme Court rejects Texas lawsuit challenging Biden's election wins in 4 key states
12/11/2020 - Texas governor says companies moving headquarters to the state has turned into a 'tidal wave'
12/11/2020 - US Top Court Dismisses Texas Suit Seeking To Overturn Trump's Poll Loss
12/15/2020 - A Texas-Made $2.1 Million Hypercar Will Attempt A New Speed Record
12/16/2020 - Texas leads new antitrust lawsuit against Google targeting ad tech
12/16/2020 - Google says Texas was wrong about its deal with WhatsApp — it's just a backup service
12/23/2020 - Texas breaks from CDC guidelines in vaccinating elderly over police for next round of Covid shots
01/03/2021 - Shooting In Texas Church Leaves 1 Dead, Others Wounded: Governor
01/04/2021 - Pastor killed, 2 injured in Texas church shooting
01/07/2021 - The U.S. paid a Texas company nearly $70 million for ventilators that were unfit for covid-19 patients. Why?
01/15/2021 - NRA files for bankruptcy, says it will reincorporate in Texas
01/19/2021 - Texas man in Capitol riot allegedly threatened to kill his kids if they turned him in: ‘Traitors get shot’
01/22/2021 - George Floyd languished inside a Texas prison. Communities and companies saw it as ‘economic development.’
01/25/2021 - A Texas man who stormed the Capitol threatened to ‘assassinate’ Ocasio-Cortez, feds say
02/03/2021 - Texas officials apologise after 'Chucky' missing child alert
02/08/2021 - Republican Rep. Ron Wright of Texas dies of Covid
02/10/2021 - Cat filter: Texas lawyer on becoming 'internet sensation' after Zoom mishap
02/11/2021 - Six Die In Icy Texas Pileup As Frigid Weather Blankets Much Of US
02/14/2021 - US cold snap: Why is Texas seeing Arctic temperatures?
02/15/2021 - Rare Deep Freeze Leaves More Than 2 Million Texas Customers Without Power
02/15/2021 - Oil refineries shut as Texas energy industry reels from deep freeze
02/15/2021 - Cold Snap Leaves 8 Million In Texas, Mexico Without Power
02/15/2021 - Texas blanketed by snow
02/16/2021 - In pictures: Snow blankets Texas
02/16/2021 - Storm knocks out power for more than 3.8 million in Texas, suspected tornado kills 3 in North Carolina
02/16/2021 - Energy prices jump as millions left without power in Texas
02/16/2021 - The Texas winter storm may drive up gasoline prices across the country
02/16/2021 - Severe winter storm temporarily shutters hundreds of Walmart stores in Texas, other states
02/16/2021 - "Extremely Dangerous": Blackouts And Chaos In Freezing Texas
02/17/2021 - Texas mayor tells residents to fend for themselves during power outage: ‘Only the strong will survive’
02/17/2021 - Texas Gov. Greg Abbott blames wind turbines, Green New Deal policies for historic power failures. Critics call that ‘a lie.'
02/17/2021 - Texas weather: Deaths mount as winter storm leaves millions without power
02/17/2021 - Volunteers race to save thousands of cold-stunned turtles washing up in Texas
02/17/2021 - Texas snow: Mayor quits after 'only strong will survive' post
02/17/2021 - How the Texas power grid failed and what could stop it from happening again
02/17/2021 - Texas weather: ‘We’re on day three of no power'
02/17/2021 - Texas weather: Are frozen wind turbines to blame for power cuts?
02/17/2021 - No Electricity, No Water As Texas Shivers With More Dark Days Ahead
02/18/2021 - Texas weather: Residents told to boil tap water amid power blackouts
02/18/2021 - Texas hospitals are running out of water. Some facilities are now evacuating patients for their safety.
02/18/2021 - Texas outages hit water supplies as thousands struggle without power for a fourth day
02/18/2021 - Texas weather: Thousands of cold-stunned turtles rescued
02/18/2021 - Texas is frozen and in crisis. A furniture store owner has emerged as a hero — again.
02/18/2021 - Texas Senator Ted Cruz flew to Mexico amid state energy crisis, US media report
02/18/2021 - Power Restored To Most In Texas After "Tragic Few Days"
02/18/2021 - Texas storm: ‘He’s 92 so we wrapped him tight like a mummy’
02/18/2021 - Texas Winter Storm Likely Due To Climate Change: White House
02/19/2021 - Texas inmates live with clogged toilets, freezing cells amid power outages, advocates say: ‘So cold that their bodies are numb’
02/19/2021 - An 11-year-old boy died in an unheated Texas mobile home. Authorities suspect hypothermia.
02/19/2021 - Texas grid operator to end emergency conditions, millions still under boil-water notice
02/19/2021 - Texas weather: Water shortages continue to plague storm-hit south
02/19/2021 - Texas Residents Queue For Drinking Water After Deadly Winter Storm
02/20/2021 - Half of Texas with disrupted water service; disaster declaration expected from Biden
02/20/2021 - He’s rescued 500 people from icy Texas roads: ‘As fast as I was clearing cars out, people were pulling in and getting stuck’
02/20/2021 - Biden declares major disaster in Texas, boosting aid as state struggles with power outage fallout
02/20/2021 - Biden Approves Major Disaster Declaration For Texas After Deadly Freeze
02/20/2021 - "Not Just A Texas Issue": Power Restored As Biden Faces 1st Big Crisis
02/21/2021 - Texas officials launch investigation into enormous power bills after last week’s storm
02/21/2021 - Texas Freeze Forced US Oil Refineries To Release Tons Of Air Pollutants
02/21/2021 - State of Texas should pay for enormous energy bills after power outages, Houston mayor says
02/21/2021 - Texas weather: State should pay soaring power bills, says Houston mayor
02/22/2021 - Family of 11-year-old boy who died in an unheated Texas mobile home sues power companies for over $100 million
02/22/2021 - Texas weather: Family of 11-year-old file lawsuit over his death
02/23/2021 - Texas AG Ken Paxton left Austin for Utah during power outages. Democrats say he ‘couldn’t care less about the people.’
02/23/2021 - A delivery driver got stuck in a client’s driveway during the Texas storm. They took her in for five days.
02/23/2021 - President Biden to visit Texas on Friday following deadly winter storm
02/23/2021 - Texas train carrying fuel in flames after crossing collision
02/24/2021 - Weekly mortgage application volume drops 11% as rates spike and Texas power outages hurt demand
02/24/2021 - Gap to invest $140 million to build Texas warehouse as online sales swell
02/25/2021 - The Texas freeze’s silent victims: wildebeest, gemsbok antelope and other ‘exotic’ animals
02/26/2021 - Texas vaccination site turned away at least 14 undocumented immigrants over their status, against state policy
02/26/2021 - Texas sea turtles released back into sea after cold front eases
02/26/2021 - Texas weather: Biden visits state amid recovery from deadly cold snap
03/02/2021 - Texas, Mississippi lift Covid restrictions and mask mandates, despite CDC warnings
03/02/2021 - Texas Governor Lifts Mask Mandate, Opening State "100 Percent"
03/02/2021 - Coronavirus: Texas moves to lift mask mandate and lift Covid rules
03/03/2021 - As Texas and Mississippi move to open ‘100%’ and lift mask mandates, health officials warn: ‘It’s still too early.’
03/03/2021 - Biden: End of Texas mask mandate is 'neanderthal thinking'
03/03/2021 - Texas power grid CEO fired after deadly February blackouts during winter storm
03/04/2021 - FEMA would help with border surge in Texas under new Biden proposal
03/06/2021 - Ten years ago, 241 Texas power plants couldn’t take the cold. Dozens of them failed again this year.
03/06/2021 - End To Mask Rule Puts Texas Restaurants Stuck In Tough Spot
03/10/2021 - Texas opens Covid vaccine eligibility to people 50 and older as it lifts mask mandate
03/10/2021 - Covid: Texas and Mississippi lifting restrictions too soon?
03/11/2021 - Texas AG Ken Paxton attacks Austin mayor over mask mandate: ‘Maybe it’s oxygen deprivation from quintuple-masking’
03/11/2021 - 3 Killed, 1 Injured In Shooting At Apartment Complex In US' Texas: Police
03/12/2021 - "Staggering number" of migrant kids pack Texas facility, lawyers say
03/15/2021 - An Asian American chef slammed Texas for lifting its mask mandate. Then racist graffiti hit his shop.
03/20/2021 - How Texas is luring big businesses and billionaires away from California
03/21/2021 - Texas Roadhouse founder Kent Taylor dies at 65 after taking life following post Covid struggle
03/22/2021 - Texas Roadhouse CEO dies by suicide while battling ‘unbearable’ post-covid-19 symptoms, family says
03/25/2021 - Texas lawmakers consider major criminal justice changes in George Floyd’s name
03/26/2021 - Dr. Vin Gupta slams Covid reopening policies of Arizona, Florida and Texas
03/31/2021 - Texas School To Be Named After Indian-American Woman
04/02/2021 - Texas GOP candidate bashes Chinese immigrants over coronavirus: ‘I don’t want them here at all’
04/06/2021 - Six family members shot to death in Texas after brothers formed murder-suicide pact, police said
04/14/2021 - Texas students created Snapchat group to ‘Slave Trade’ their Black classmates, activists said
04/15/2021 - Biden pledged to stop building the wall. But he just won the right to seize a Texas family’s land for it.
04/15/2021 - Texas students disciplined over 'slave trade game'
04/18/2021 - 'No one was driving' in Tesla crash that killed two men in Spring, Texas, report says
04/19/2021 - A driverless Tesla crashed and burned for four hours, police said, killing two passengers in Texas
04/19/2021 - Tesla faces another NHTSA investigation after fatal driverless crash in Texas
04/19/2021 - Elon Musk says Autopilot was not enabled in Tesla crash in Texas
04/22/2021 - New Covid variant detected at Texas A&M lab shows signs of antibody resistance and severe illness
04/29/2021 - Huge hailstones land in Texas and Oklahoma
04/29/2021 - Pence, Christie, other top potential GOP White House contenders to speak at Texas donor event
05/05/2021 - SpaceX Successfully Lands Starship Rocket At Texas Base On Fifth Attempt
05/07/2021 - Texas House backs Republican-backed voting curbs
05/07/2021 - Despite Democrats’ late-night efforts, Texas House passes GOP bill aimed at tighter election restrictions
05/10/2021 - NTSB releases preliminary report on fatal Tesla crash in Spring, Texas
05/11/2021 - Bengal Tiger Seen Roaming In Texas Neighbourhood, 'Owner' Arrested
05/13/2021 - SpaceX reveals first orbital Starship flight plan, launching from Texas and returning near Hawaii
05/17/2021 - Deutsche Bank upgrades Texas Roadhouse to buy after stock's recent slide
05/18/2021 - Texas Gov. Abbott threatens to fine cities and local officials if they impose mask mandates
05/19/2021 - Abortion: Texas governor signs restrictive new law
05/20/2021 - US state of Texas criminalizes every abortion after the sixth week of pregnancy
05/20/2021 - A Texas family hunted for a teen vandal. Instead, they killed an innocent neighbor, police said.
05/20/2021 - Texas fails to allow media to witness an execution for first time in 40 years, blaming miscommunication
05/25/2021 - Texas to allow unlicensed carrying of handguns
05/30/2021 - Texas Democrats stage walkout to stop debate on restrictive voting bill, delaying final passage
05/31/2021 - Texas Democrats block 'discriminatory' bill on voting
06/01/2021 - Texas man who planned ‘mass casualty event’ at Walmart had assault weapons, racist symbols, police said
06/01/2021 - At Texas event with QAnon ties, Louie Gohmert downplays Jan. 6: ‘It wasn’t just right-wing extremists’
06/02/2021 - Texas bill to ban teaching of critical race theory puts teachers on front lines of culture war over how history is taught
06/03/2021 - Abortion: Texas teen attacks new law in high school graduation speech
06/08/2021 - Texas lawmakers again urge federal board to remove ‘Negro’ from place names in state
06/11/2021 - Texas governor promises to build border wall amid migrant surge
06/11/2021 - Texas Governor Wants To Resume Building Mexico Border Wall
06/12/2021 - At least 13 people wounded in Austin, Texas shooting: Police
06/22/2021 - More Than 150 Texas Hospital Staff Fired Or Quit Over Vaccine Ruling
07/12/2021 - Texas Democrats flee state to block Republican voting law
07/14/2021 - Texas Democrats defy arrest threats after fleeing to block voting law
07/15/2021 - Texas Shooting Leaves 1 Cop Dead, 3 Wounded
07/17/2021 - 3 fully vaccinated Texas Democrats in D.C. test positive for Covid
07/19/2021 - Inspired by Texas Dems, Lindsey Graham urges Republicans to ‘leave town’ to stop $3.5 trillion budget package
07/21/2021 - Twin cheerleaders accuse Texas coach of groping them during practice: ‘We were children’
07/28/2021 - Chemical plant leak kills at least 2, injures many in Texas
07/29/2021 - A Texas deputy attorney general called Simone Biles a ‘national embarrassment.’ His boss publicly disagreed.
07/29/2021 - To understand why Texas and Oklahoma want to move to the SEC, follow the money
07/29/2021 - Trump pumps $348,000 into tiny Ohio GOP primary after Texas loss to avoid going 0-2
07/29/2021 - Texas governor threatens fines against local officials and businesses that push Covid restrictions
08/03/2021 - Biden Tells Florida, Texas Leaders: Help On Covid Or "Get Out Of The Way"
08/04/2021 - At Least 10 Dead In Road Texas Crash Near Mexico Border
08/05/2021 - Migrant van crash kills at least 10 in Texas
08/05/2021 - A Texas GOP leader railed against vaccines and masks. Then he died from covid.
08/10/2021 - Covid-19 latest updates: Texas governor faces legal challenges on mask mandate ban as hospitalizations soar
08/13/2021 - Texas Rep. Dan Crenshaw told supporters Trump lost to Biden. The Republican was heckled and called a RINO.
08/13/2021 - Texas deploys out-of-state health workers to fight Covid as younger people crowd hospitals
08/17/2021 - Texas Gov. Abbott, who banned mask mandates, tests positive for Covid
08/18/2021 - Texas parent rips mask off teacher’s face, school official warns: ‘Do not fight mask wars in our schools’
08/18/2021 - Texas school district adds masks to dress code, finding possible loophole in Abbott’s ban
08/20/2021 - Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick says ‘African Americans who have not been vaccinated’ are driving covid surge
08/20/2021 - Texas Supreme Court rejects Abbott’s ban on school mask mandates — for now
08/26/2021 - Tesla files to become an electricity provider in Texas
09/01/2021 - Texas passes law banning abortion after six weeks
09/01/2021 - Texas parents accused a Black principal of teaching critical race theory. The district has now suspended him.
09/01/2021 - "Heartbeat Bill": Texas 6-Week Restrictive Abortion Ban Takes Effect
09/01/2021 - Texas Abortion Law "Blatantly Violates" Constitutional Rights: Joe Biden
09/01/2021 - Texas abortion law: Biden vows to defend women's constitutional rights
09/01/2021 - Supreme Court refuses to block restrictive Texas abortion law in 5-4 decision
09/01/2021 - US Supreme Court Refuses To Block Texas Law Banning Most Abortions
09/02/2021 - SCOTUS silence clears way for Texas ban on most abortions
09/02/2021 - Biden condemns Supreme Court ruling on Texas abortion law as 'unprecedented assault' on women's rights
09/02/2021 - Supreme Court refuses to block Texas law banning abortions at six weeks
09/02/2021 - Joe Biden Warns Of "Unconstitutional Chaos" Due To Texas Abortion Law
09/02/2021 - House to vote on abortion rights bill after Supreme Court declines to block restrictive Texas law
09/02/2021 - Elon Musk declines to address Texas abortion law directly after Gov. Greg Abbott's comments
09/02/2021 - Texas abortion: Biden vows 'whole-of-government' response to new law
09/03/2021 - Lyft will cover legal fees for drivers sued under Texas abortion law
09/03/2021 - Why China's bitcoin miners are moving to Texas
09/04/2021 - Victim of Tesla crash in Texas had an alcohol level exceeding the legal limit
09/05/2021 - In Covid-Swamped Texas, Patients Die Stranded In Rural Clinics
09/06/2021 - Texas abortion clinics will be protected, Justice Department
09/07/2021 - Tripwire boss steps down over support for Texas abortion law
09/07/2021 - Texas enacts controversial voting rights overhaul
09/08/2021 - Texas governor defends abortion ban with vow to ‘eliminate all rapists.’ Democrats call it ‘magical thinking.’
09/09/2021 - Top US court halts Texas execution of inmate seeking pastor's touch
09/09/2021 - Justice Department to announce lawsuit against Texas over law that bans nearly all abortions
09/09/2021 - Biden administration sues Texas over restrictive abortion law
09/10/2021 - Texas passes social media 'de-platforming' law
09/10/2021 - Salesforce offers to relocate employees and their families after Texas abortion law
09/11/2021 - IT Firm Offers To Help Texas Employees Relocate After Abortion Law
09/14/2021 - Hurricane Nicholas brings heavy rain to Texas and Louisiana
09/15/2021 - Texas abortion: Biden administration requests abortion law pause
09/15/2021 - Justice Department asks federal judge to block enforcement of Texas abortion law
09/16/2021 - Mark Lee Dickson paved the way for the Texas abortion ban, one small town at a time
09/16/2021 - How TikTokers took down a Texas anti-abortion site
09/18/2021 - Migrants in Texas: US 'to fly thousands back to Haiti'
09/18/2021 - Biden administration to ramp up deportation flights to Haiti, aiming to deter mass migration into Texas
09/18/2021 - Migrants in Texas: Thousands moved to processing centres
09/18/2021 - US To Step Up Deportation Flights For Migrants Stranded At Texas Bridge
09/19/2021 - U.S. may fly Haitian migrants home from Texas starting Sunday
09/19/2021 - Military training jet crashes in Texas, injuring both pilots
09/19/2021 - Migrants in Texas: US flies Haitian migrants back home from border
09/20/2021 - Shell announces $9.5 billion sale of West Texas oil field assets to ConocoPhillips
09/20/2021 - Texas abortion: Doctor sued in first known challenges of new law
09/21/2021 - Migrants in Texas: US probes horseback charge on Haiti migrants
09/21/2021 - A couple wore masks inside a Texas restaurant to protect their newborn son. The owner kicked them out.
09/22/2021 - A Texas doctor was fired after doling out expiring vaccine doses. Now, he’s suing over the ‘revenge campaign.’
09/23/2021 - Florida Republican introduces ‘copycat’ bill to ban most abortions, echoing Texas law
09/23/2021 - Thousands remain at Haitian migrant camp in Texas
09/24/2021 - House passes bill to protect abortion rights in response to restrictive Texas law
09/27/2021 - Biden said Border Patrol agents ‘will pay’ for treatment of Haitian migrants. Texas Gov. Abbott offered them jobs.
09/29/2021 - Texas nurse killed 4 patients, prosecutors allege: ‘A hospital is the perfect place for a serial killer to hide’
10/01/2021 - A Texas man invited people into his motel room. Then he sacrificed them and set them on fire, police say.
10/01/2021 - Joe Biden Government Urges Judge To Block Texas Anti-Abortion Law
10/03/2021 - Protesters demand ‘don’t Texas my Florida’ as Republicans seek to restrict abortions
10/05/2021 - Two Texas university employees asked students if they were vaccinated. They were fired weeks later.
10/05/2021 - Texas board recommends posthumous pardon for George Floyd in 2004 arrest
10/06/2021 - U.S. judge blocks enforcement of near-total abortion ban in Texas
10/06/2021 - US Judge Temporarily Blocks Controversial Texas Anti-Abortion Law
10/06/2021 - Texas abortion: Judge temporarily blocks enforcement of law
10/07/2021 - Federal judge blocks enforcement of Texas law banning abortion as early as six weeks
10/07/2021 - Texas abortions resume after court ruling despite legal fears
10/07/2021 - Tesla moves headquarters from California to Texas
10/07/2021 - Elon Musk Says Tesla Moving Headquarters From Silicon Valley To Texas
10/07/2021 - Tesla: Elon Musk says company headquarters will move to Texas
10/08/2021 - U.S. appeals court lets Texas temporarily resume abortion law
10/08/2021 - US Court Allows Texas To Resume Ban On Most Abortions
10/08/2021 - Texas abortion: US appeals court reinstates near total ban
10/09/2021 - New York and Texas are winning the war to attract bitcoin miners
10/12/2021 - Texas Governor Greg Abbott bans mandatory vaccination in state
10/12/2021 - Covid-19 live updates: Texas Gov. Abbott bans private businesses from issuing coronavirus vaccine mandates
10/12/2021 - Texas Gov. Greg Abbott bans coronavirus vaccine mandates, including for private businesses
10/13/2021 - Covid-19: US airlines defy Texas order to stop mandatory jabs
10/14/2021 - Boeing pilot involved in 737 Max jetliner testing indicted in Texas
10/14/2021 - U.S. appeals court rules to keep Texas abortion ban in effect
10/15/2021 - Texas abortion ban remains in effect after appeals court rules against Justice Dept.
10/15/2021 - Texas school official tells teachers that Holocaust books should be countered with ‘opposing’ views
10/15/2021 - Justice Department will ask Supreme Court to block Texas abortion law for now
10/15/2021 - Joe Biden Government To Ask Supreme Court To Block Texas Abortion Ban
10/15/2021 - Texas abortion law: Biden administration to request block on abortion ban
10/18/2021 - DOJ asks Supreme Court to temporarily block Texas law that bans abortions after 6 weeks
10/18/2021 - US Justice Department Asks Supreme Court To Block Texas Abortion Law
10/18/2021 - Supreme Court will consider fast track appeal of Texas abortion law
10/19/2021 - Walmart donated to Texas Gov. Greg Abbott as he fought Biden Covid vaccine mandate
10/19/2021 - Plane crashes in Texas with no serious injuries
10/19/2021 - Plane Crashes Shortly After Take Off In Texas, All 21 On Board Survive
10/20/2021 - 21 people in Texas plane crash walk away unscathed: ’We can celebrate today’
10/21/2021 - Texas nurse guilty of killing patients by injecting them with air
10/21/2021 - A Texas school district bans boys from wearing long hair. Now, some students are suing.
10/21/2021 - Supreme Court told it should reconsider Roe v. Wade if it takes up Texas abortion law challenge
10/22/2021 - Texas GOP Lt. Gov. Patrick offered $25,000 for election-fraud tips. The first payout was for a Republican’s illegal vote.
10/22/2021 - Students sue Texas school district for banning long hair on boys
10/22/2021 - US Supreme Court To Hear Texas Abortion Law Case On November 1
10/22/2021 - Texas abortion law to stay in place until Supreme Court decision
10/27/2021 - 3 Minor Sons Found With Sibling's Skeleton In Texas; Mother Arrested
10/29/2021 - City officials in Texas went to cut a man’s overgrown lawn. He was later killed in a standoff with police.
10/31/2021 - Two major bitcoin mining companies are battling it out in a Texas town of 5,600 people
11/01/2021 - Supreme Court conservatives sound skeptical about parts of Texas abortion law
11/01/2021 - US Supreme Court Appears To Lean Towards Blocking Texas Abortion Law
11/01/2021 - US Supreme Court hears arguments in controversial Texas abortion case
11/05/2021 - A Texas man ‘envisioned a future’ with a stripper. Then, he killed her, police say.
11/06/2021 - Travis Scott 'devastated' by Texas festival deaths
11/06/2021 - Astroworld: Criminal investigation into Texas festival crowd surge
11/11/2021 - Covid-19 live updates: Texas ban on school mask mandates blocked by judge
11/11/2021 - Texas schools can require masks after federal judge overturns Abbott’s ban
11/11/2021 - Judge says Texas school mask mandate ban violates disabled student rights
11/16/2021 - A Texas college student allegedly set fire to a synagogue. He now faces a federal arson charge.
11/23/2021 - This Houston tech company wants to build renewable energy-run bitcoin mines across Texas
11/23/2021 - Tesla will spend at least $1.06 billion on Texas 'Gigafactory' and hopes to finish it this year
11/24/2021 - Samsung plans to build a $17 billion chip plant in Texas
11/29/2021 - Matthew McConaughey rules out Texas governor run ‘at this moment’: ‘A humbling and inspiring path to ponder’
11/30/2021 - A Texas man hit the strip club and bought a Lamborghini with coronavirus aid. He received 9 years in prison.
12/04/2021 - Bitcoin miners say they're helping to fix the broken Texas electric grid — and Ted Cruz agrees
12/10/2021 - Supreme Court allows lawsuit challenging Texas abortion ban to continue, keeps law in effect for now
12/10/2021 - US Supreme Court says Texas abortion clinics can sue over law
12/10/2021 - Omicron detected in Florida and Texas as it takes root in 25 U.S. states
12/10/2021 - US Supreme Court Refuses To Block Restrictive Texas Abortion Law
12/12/2021 - California governor pushes for gun laws modeled on Texas abortion ban
12/12/2021 - US Supreme Court Refuses To Block Controversial Texas Abortion Law
12/18/2021 - Texas Building Its Own "Wall" On Mexico Border: Governor
12/20/2021 - Unvaccinated Texas Man Becomes First Omicron Death In US: Report
01/07/2022 - Texas teacher 'locked Covid-positive son in car boot'
01/11/2022 - Texas mom charged with child endangerment after police say she drove to coronavirus test site with sick son in the trunk
01/15/2022 - Texas police respond to synagogue 'hostage' situation
01/15/2022 - 4 Taken Hostage By Brother Of Convicted Terrorist In US Texas
01/15/2022 - One Texas Synagogue Hostage Released: US Police
01/16/2022 - Texas synagogue standoff ends with hostages freed, suspect dead
01/16/2022 - Who is Aafia Siddiqui? Texas synagogue hostage-taker allegedly sought release of ‘Lady Al Qaeda’
01/16/2022 - Texas synagogue hostage-taker was British – reports
01/16/2022 - Texas synagogue siege: Teens held in UK as Briton named as hostage-taker
01/16/2022 - UK Police Arrest Two Teenagers Over Texas Synagogue Attack
01/17/2022 - FBI investigating Texas synagogue attack as terrorism as U.K. takes two teens into custody
01/17/2022 - Texas synagogue siege: Rabbi describes being held hostage
01/17/2022 - Texas synagogue siege: Rabbi describes escape from gunman
01/18/2022 - Texas synagogue hostage-taker was known to MI5
01/18/2022 - ‘I was not going to let him assassinate us’: How Texas synagogue hostages used security training to flee
01/18/2022 - Texas synagogue attacker was previously known to British security services
01/18/2022 - Antisemitic tropes cited by the Texas synagogue hostage-taker have deep roots
01/18/2022 - UK Intelligence Investigated Texas Hostage Taker: Reports
01/18/2022 - Texas synagogue siege: Teens held in UK released without charge
01/19/2022 - Texas synagogue: Brother urged Texas hostage-taker to surrender
01/20/2022 - Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, opponent of vaccine and mask mandates, tests positive for coronavirus
01/20/2022 - Texas synagogue: How synagogues stay safe - and still welcoming
01/24/2022 - USS Kitty Hawk en route to the scrap yard in Texas, via the southern tip of South America
01/25/2022 - A Texas teen raised $30,500 at a livestock show. She donated it to the hospital that treated her cancer.
02/02/2022 - Texas governor says ‘no one can guarantee’ there won’t be power outages from winter storm
02/04/2022 - Winter storm disrupts travel and causes power blackouts in Texas
02/05/2022 - WTI crude surges above US$ 92 on Texas freezing weather
02/08/2022 - US Air Force Ordered To Pay Over $230 Million In Texas Church Shooting
02/08/2022 - Air Force ordered to pay $230 million to Texas church shooting survivors, families of victims
02/15/2022 - Texas files lawsuit against Facebook/Meta for violating biometric data
02/15/2022 - Horses flee from flames in Texas grass fire
02/23/2022 - Texas governor directs state agencies to investigate some transgender medical treatments as ‘child abuse’
02/24/2022 - Texas man accused of attacking Asian family over racist coronavirus fears pleads guilty to hate-crime charges
03/02/2022 - Texas Man, Accused Of Carrying Gun To US Capitol Hill, Goes On Trial
03/11/2022 - Transgender children: Texas plan to probe parents halted
03/14/2022 - Lizzo says Texas abortion and transgender policies violate human rights: ‘Very regressive laws being passed’
03/16/2022 - At least nine dead in Texas bus collision involving student athletes
03/17/2022 - Child, 13, driving pickup in deadly Texas crash that killed nine
03/17/2022 - Texas Boy, 13, Was Driving Truck That Struck Van, Killing 9: Police
03/21/2022 - Texas is battling over 170 wildfires
03/22/2022 - Video Captures Tornado Ripping Through Texas, Car Spins And Flips Over
03/23/2022 - US tornadoes: What the storm aftermath in Louisiana and Texas looks like
03/24/2022 - It’s Pride Week in Austin schools. The Texas AG says that’s illegal.
03/25/2022 - Texas Teen Caught In Tornado Can't Believe He Survived, Gets Job
03/28/2022 - US Scientists Find Killer Fungus To Tackle Invasive Ants Issue In Texas
04/03/2022 - Texas abortion: The ‘ranch’ for mothers with no place to go
04/08/2022 - Tesla Marks New Texas 'Gigafactory' Opening With Huge Cyber Rodeo Party
04/13/2022 - A call, a text, an apology: How an abortion arrest shook up a Texas town
04/14/2022 - Dolphin Stranded On Texas Beach Dies After People Attempted to Ride It
04/20/2022 - Texas Store Installs Tech That Allows Shoppers To Pay With Their Palms
04/25/2022 - Texas Court Stays Execution Of Mother Of 14: Lawyers
04/26/2022 - Melissa Lucio: First Texas execution of Hispanic woman stayed
04/28/2022 - Man arrested in 2016 killing of Texas attorney who was set on fire
05/20/2022 - Texas School Sanctions Senior Prank, Students Take It Too Far
05/24/2022 - 14 Students, Teacher Killed In Shooting At Texas Primary School
05/24/2022 - Texas shooting: Fifteen killed in attack at US primary school
05/24/2022 - Joe Biden To Speak On Texas School Shooting: White House
05/24/2022 - "Enough Is Enough": Kamala Harris Urges Action After Texas School Shooting
05/24/2022 - Texas School Shooting: Death Count Rises To 21, Including 18 Students
05/24/2022 - "Time To Turn This Pain Into Action": Joe Biden On Texas School Shooting
05/24/2022 - Texas Shooter, 18, Shot Grandmother Before Killing 21 In School: Police
05/25/2022 - What we know about the victims of the Uvalde, Texas school shooting
05/25/2022 - Texas Shooter Was Bullied At School, Had Disturbed Home Life: Reports
05/25/2022 - Texas Shooter Was Bullied At School, Had Disturbed Home Life: Reports
05/25/2022 - "I Got A Lil Secret": Texas Teen's Insta Chat Before He Shot Students
05/25/2022 - NBA Warriors coach on Texas school shooting: 'When are we going to do something?'
05/25/2022 - Texas Shooting: Videos Show Parents Running Towards School
05/25/2022 - Live updates: Texas school shooting leaves 21 dead, renews U.S. gun control calls
05/25/2022 - France President Emmanuel Macron Condemns Texas School Shooting
05/25/2022 - World leaders ‘horrified’ by ‘murder of innocent children’ in Texas shooting
05/25/2022 - Texas School Firing 199th Mass Shooting In First 5 Months Of 2022
05/25/2022 - Texas shooting victims: 'The sweetest little boy I've ever known'
05/25/2022 - Trump to speak at NRA meeting in Texas days after school shooting
05/25/2022 - "An Epidemic We Can Control": Actor Matthew Mcconaughey On Texas Shooting
05/25/2022 - After Texas shooting, Republicans face online anger over NRA money
05/25/2022 - At least 19 children, 2 teachers killed at Texas elementary school
05/25/2022 - Live updates: Biden urges end to ‘carnage’ of gun violence after 19 children killed at Texas school
05/25/2022 - Texas shooting: America's gun control debate that never goes away
05/25/2022 - Texas Shooter Shared Plan On Facebook, Used AR-15 Rifle: Governor
05/25/2022 - "How Many More Children...": UN Body Slams US Over Texas Shooting
05/25/2022 - Student Caught With Firearms Outside Texas School Day After Shooting: Report
05/26/2022 - Texas shooting: Gunman posted just before deadly US school attack
05/26/2022 - Daughter Of Teacher Killed In Texas Shooting Pens Heartbreaking Tribute
05/26/2022 - Live updates: Texas town mourns as school shooter’s grim messages surface
05/26/2022 - Texas shooting: Uvalde tragedy opens old wounds for Sandy Hook parents
05/26/2022 - Late-night hosts balance comedy and tragedy after Texas school rampage
05/26/2022 - Texas shooting: The teachers who sacrificed their lives to protect children
05/26/2022 - Texas Shooting: Meghan Markle Visits Uvalde To Pay Tribute To Victims
05/26/2022 - Texas shooting victims: Relatives of children speak of their heartbreak
05/26/2022 - Texas school shooting: Husband of slain teacher dies 'of grief'
05/26/2022 - Uvalde shooting: Texas school gunman 'walked in unobstructed'
05/26/2022 - Biden To Visit Texas On Sunday After Deadly School Shooting: White House
05/26/2022 - Texas School Shooting Survivor Smeared Blood On Herself: Family
05/27/2022 - "Shoot Him Or Something," Mother Yelled To Cops During Texas Shooting
05/27/2022 - Morning Of Horror: How Texas Shooter Spent His Final Hours
05/27/2022 - Uvalde shooting: Texas police change key details as criticism mounts
05/27/2022 - Principals who survived school shootings mobilize to help Texas educators
05/27/2022 - Singer Don McLean leads wave of dropouts from NRA convention after Texas shooting
05/27/2022 - Uvalde shooting: Texas shooting response was 'wrong', says official
05/27/2022 - Shouldn't Have Waited To Take Down Gunman: Texas Cops On School Shooting
05/27/2022 - Uvalde shooting: In the face of tragedy, a Texas town turns to prayer
05/27/2022 - Donald Trump Rejects Calls For Stricter Gun Control After Texas Shooting
05/27/2022 - Texas shooting: US gun control claims fact-checked
05/27/2022 - "Don't Blame Gun": Arm Supporters In US React After Texas School Shooting
05/29/2022 - Uvalde: US to review police response to Texas school shooting
05/30/2022 - Canada Plans To Ban Handgun Sales In Wake Of Texas School Shooting
05/31/2022 - Texas School Shooter's Family Appeals For Donation: "Hit From All Sides"
05/31/2022 - Therapy Dogs Come To Aid Victims' Families After Texas School Shooting
05/31/2022 - Texas: Supreme Court blocks state's 'de-platforming' law
05/31/2022 - Texas shooting: Uvalde gunman entered door that did not lock
06/01/2022 - Texas shootings: Norway and Finland have similar levels of gun ownership, but far less gun crime
06/01/2022 - Girl Scouts Honour Girl, 10, Killed In Texas School Shooting
06/01/2022 - Texas school shooting victim's parents mourn 'best friend'
06/03/2022 - "Police Chief Didn't Receive 911 Calls": State Senator On Texas Shooting
06/04/2022 - Call Recording Shows 10-Year-Old Tried To Save Teacher In Texas: Report
06/08/2022 - Schoolgirl Tells Congress How She Survived Texas Massacre By Playing Dead
06/09/2022 - Parents of trans children sue Texas to stop child-abuse investigations
06/10/2022 - Texas school shooting: Uvalde school police chief defends mass shooting response
06/15/2022 - Chupacabra? Texas Zoo Seeks Help To Identify Creature Caught On Camera
06/20/2022 - Bats and balls — but not baseball — win over Texas kids
06/20/2022 - This Texas teen wanted an abortion. She now has twins.
06/21/2022 - Timeline: How police responded to the Texas school shooter
06/22/2022 - Texas School Where 21 Were Killed In Mass Shooting To Be Demolished
06/27/2022 - Where Texas teachers carry guns, a community feels more secure
06/27/2022 - Texas: At least 40 found dead in lorry - reports
06/28/2022 - 46 migrants found dead in Texas inside sweltering tractor-trailer
06/28/2022 - The scene in Texas after 46 migrants were found dead in a sweltering tractor-trailer
06/28/2022 - Texas migrant deaths: Mexico blames poverty and US border crisis
06/29/2022 - Dozens of irregular migrants found dead in a truck in Texas
06/29/2022 - Texas migrant deaths: Suspected truck driver is charged
07/01/2022 - Texas education board rejects proposal to call slavery ‘involuntary relocation’
07/01/2022 - Texas migrant deaths: 'I still have to bring my children home'
07/01/2022 - Texas migrant deaths: Truck driver 'unaware air conditioner had stopped working'
07/02/2022 - Texas Supreme Court blocks order that allowed abortions to resume
07/09/2022 - Woman In Texas Uses Roe Reversal To Fight Lane Violation Ticket
07/11/2022 - Texas woman argues unborn baby counts as passenger after fine
07/12/2022 - A death row inmate wants to donate a kidney. Texas won’t let him.
07/12/2022 - Video: Cops Waited For Over An Hour As Gunman Kept Firing In Texas School
07/15/2022 - A Texas meteorologist warned of power outages. Then the lights went out.
07/15/2022 - Texas sues Biden admin for requiring abortions in medical emergencies
07/17/2022 - Texas shooting: Uvalde report finds 'systemic failures' by authorities
07/17/2022 - Texas Lawmakers Slam "Lackadaisical" Police Response To School Shooting
07/17/2022 - Texas shooting: Speak to us! Cowards! - Families yell over report
07/23/2022 - Texas wind turbine catches fire after lightning strike
07/26/2022 - Uvalde school board calls on Texas to raise minimum age for assault weapons
07/26/2022 - Wildfire tears through homes in Texas
07/28/2022 - In viral ad, doctor calls Texas governor to get permission for abortion
08/03/2022 - Viktor Orban alone in Europe but among friends in Texas
08/04/2022 - Hungary's Viktor Orban fires up Texas conservatives
08/10/2022 - Horse Stuck In Mud Saved By Firefighters In Texas, Internet Heaps Praise
08/10/2022 - A new reality for women seeking an abortion in Texas
08/18/2022 - Anne Frank adaptation, 40 more books pulled from Texas school district
08/22/2022 - Texas flash floods leaves cars almost underwater
08/24/2022 - ‘Don’t say trans’: Texas school board’s new policies spark an outcry
08/24/2022 - Cop In Charge Of Texas School Shooting Response Team Sacked: Report
08/25/2022 - Dinosaur footprints unearthed as Texas river dries up
08/25/2022 - Watch: Horrific Racist Attack In Texas - "You Indians Are Everywhere"
08/26/2022 - "You Fu*** Indians," Texas Woman Says In Viral Video, Had A gun
08/26/2022 - Texas can’t bar adults under 21 from carrying handguns, federal judge rules
08/28/2022 - Man Sets Fire To Building Then Shoots People Fleeing It In Texas; 4 Dead
09/09/2022 - Mom says trans eighth-grader was questioned by Texas officials at school
09/16/2022 - Texas denies George Floyd a pardon for 2004 drug charge
09/17/2022 - Texas appeals after court blocks some transgender child welfare probes
09/19/2022 - Texas sheriff to investigate DeSantis flying migrants to Martha’s Vineyard
09/27/2022 - Texas AG denies he ‘ran’ to avoid subpoenas, says he felt threatened
10/06/2022 - Texas executes John Henry Ramirez, who won religious-rights Supreme Court case
10/12/2022 - Texas police charge ex-officer who shot unarmed teen eating a hamburger
10/19/2022 - Texas schools are sending out DNA kits, stark reminders of Uvalde shooting
10/20/2022 - Texas Sues Google For Allegedly Collecting Data Without Consent
10/24/2022 - Texas Gov. Abbott tests whether conservative is enough in Trump GOP
10/25/2022 - Texas synagogue siege: US gun supplier jailed for almost eight years
10/27/2022 - US midterms: Abortion, guns and crime - it's all on in Texas
11/05/2022 - Tornadoes hit Oklahoma and Texas with one death reported
11/06/2022 - Terrifying Videos Show Tornadoes Ripping Through Texas And Oklahoma
11/09/2022 - Texas set to execute man convicted of killing mother 19 years ago
11/15/2022 - White teacher in Texas tells students his race is ‘superior’
11/18/2022 - Tyson recalls more than 93,000 pounds of ground beef sold in Texas
12/04/2022 - A Texas culture clash: Dueling parades over the meaning of Christmas
12/14/2022 - Texas attorney general’s office sought state data on transgender Texans
12/16/2022 - 5.4 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Oil-Producing Region In US's Texas
12/20/2022 - Texas National Guard blocks migrant flow across border in El Paso
12/28/2022 - At this Texas school, every student is a teen mother
01/03/2023 - Indian-American Gets Re-elected As Texas County Judge, Creates History
01/09/2023 - Biden visits US-Mexico border in trip to Texas
01/10/2023 - A Texas taco shop diner killed an intruder. Now he faces legal scrutiny.
01/25/2023 - Texas hit by extreme weather as storms sweep the US
01/26/2023 - Indian-Origin Professor To Lead "Best And Brightest" Scientists In Texas
02/07/2023 - Uvalde parents push for laws to prevent shootings in gun-friendly Texas
02/15/2023 - Texas shooting: One dead in El Paso shopping centre attack
02/17/2023 - Video Captures Loud Boom As Possible Meteorite Hits City In Texas
02/20/2023 - Hundreds Of Teenagers Break Into Texas Family's Home To Party
02/22/2023 - Texas man who attacked police, threatened Ocasio-Cortez gets 3 years
02/23/2023 - Texas superintendent to resign after student found his gun in bathroom
03/03/2023 - After rescue from Mexican prison, tattooed ‘narco cat’ is going to Texas
03/06/2023 - Alligator stolen 20 years ago from Texas zoo returned
03/07/2023 - Stolen alligator, missing for 20 years, returned to Texas zoo
03/07/2023 - 5 women denied abortions sue Texas in landmark post-Roe case
03/07/2023 - 5 US Women Denied Abortions Sue Texas Over Ban
03/07/2023 - Five women sue Texas over abortion access
03/11/2023 - The Serbian who inspired US Capitol rioters, then emigrated to Texas
03/11/2023 - Mexico too dangerous for spring break, Texas officials say
03/15/2023 - Texas judge holds key hearing in abortion-pill lawsuit
03/16/2023 - Girl dies from fentanyl-laced painkiller, latest in wave of Texas teen deaths
03/18/2023 - Abortion pills banned in Wyoming as Texas judge considers nationwide decision
03/20/2023 - 2 Dogs Die In Texas After Being Attacked By Hundreds Of Killer Bees
03/20/2023 - 1 Killed, 1 Injured In Texas School Shooting; Suspect Arrested: Cops
03/24/2023 - Waco, Texas: Donald Trump rallies on anniversary of deadly standoff
03/24/2023 - 2 Killed, Several Injured In Texas Train Incident: Officials
03/25/2023 - 'God, guns and Trump': Thousands turn out for Texas rally

'God, guns and Trump': Thousands turn out for Texas rally

Published: 03/25/2023 in BBC News - World

As Donald Trump stares down a potential arrest, it is business as usual at his campaign rally.

2 Killed, Several Injured In Texas Train Incident: Officials

Published: 03/24/2023 in NDTV News - World-news

At least two people were killed and multiple others, including suspected undocumented immigrants, were injured on Friday in some type of incident involving a train in south Texas, officials said.

Waco, Texas: Donald Trump rallies on anniversary of deadly standoff

Published: 03/24/2023 in BBC News - World

Waco, Texas, was the site of a deadly standoff in 1993 between the US government and an "Army of God".

1 Killed, 1 Injured In Texas School Shooting; Suspect Arrested: Cops

Published: 03/20/2023 in NDTV News - World-news

One student died and another was injured on Monday in a shooting outside a high school in Arlington, Texas, police said, CNN reported.

2 Dogs Die In Texas After Being Attacked By Hundreds Of Killer Bees

Published: 03/20/2023 in NDTV News - World-news

It was a highly unusual behaviour by the Africanised bees, who locals say became agitated over something.

Abortion pills banned in Wyoming as Texas judge considers nationwide decision

Published: 03/18/2023 in BBC News - World

The ban comes as a Texas judge considers revoking nationwide approval of a common abortion pill.

Girl dies from fentanyl-laced painkiller, latest in wave of Texas teen deaths

Published: 03/16/2023 in National

Sienna Vaughn, a 16-year-old high school junior in Texas, died after taking a pill she got from a friend that she thought was Percocet.

Texas judge holds key hearing in abortion-pill lawsuit

Published: 03/15/2023 in National

U.S. District Judge Matthew Kacsmaryk of Texas is weighing whether to order the Food and Drug administration to revoke approval of the abortion pill mifepristone.

Mexico too dangerous for spring break, Texas officials say

Published: 03/11/2023 in BBC News - World

Texan officials say that cartel violence represents a significant threat for those entering Mexico.

The Serbian who inspired US Capitol rioters, then emigrated to Texas

Published: 03/11/2023 in BBC News - World

The scientist emigrated to Texas after the riot and continues to call for political violence in the US.

Five women sue Texas over abortion access

Published: 03/07/2023 in BBC News - World

The plaintiffs said they were denied healthcare as they faced grave risks to themselves and their foetus.

5 US Women Denied Abortions Sue Texas Over Ban

Published: 03/07/2023 in NDTV News - World-news

Five Texas women who were denied abortions despite serious complications have sued the conservative US state, asking a judge to clarify exceptions to the new laws.

5 women denied abortions sue Texas in landmark post-Roe case

Published: 03/07/2023 in National

The suit is the first filed on behalf of women seeking abortions against a state banning the procedure after Dobbs, the group representing the women says.

Stolen alligator, missing for 20 years, returned to Texas zoo

Published: 03/07/2023 in National

“Alligators don’t make good pets, y’all,” the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department said in an Instagram video showing officials loading the eight-foot-long reptile into a truck.

Alligator stolen 20 years ago from Texas zoo returned

Published: 03/06/2023 in BBC News - World

The 8-ft (2.5m) reptile had been living in a nearby backyard for decades, officials suspect.

After rescue from Mexican prison, tattooed ‘narco cat’ is going to Texas

Published: 03/03/2023 in National

Amid a slew of odd discoveries in a state Mexican prison, authorities found a tattooed Sphynx cat that belonged to Los Mexicles.

Texas superintendent to resign after student found his gun in bathroom

Published: 02/23/2023 in National

Robby Stuteville, a Texas superintendent who carried a handgun on campus as allowed by state law, left it unattended in the bathroom at Rising Star Elementary.

Texas man who attacked police, threatened Ocasio-Cortez gets 3 years

Published: 02/22/2023 in National

Garret Miller challenged the Jan. 6 charge of obstructing an official proceeding before pleading guilty.

Hundreds Of Teenagers Break Into Texas Family's Home To Party

Published: 02/20/2023 in NDTV News - World-news

When the homeowner reached his house, he was shocked to find his front gate broken, all the lights on, and damage throughout the place.

Video Captures Loud Boom As Possible Meteorite Hits City In Texas

Published: 02/17/2023 in NDTV News - World-news

The space rock landed in McAllen, the town near Texas' border with Mexico.

Texas shooting: One dead in El Paso shopping centre attack

Published: 02/15/2023 in BBC News - World

Another three people were injured in El Paso, and two suspects are now in custody, US police say.

Uvalde parents push for laws to prevent shootings in gun-friendly Texas

Published: 02/07/2023 in National

With the support of Uvalde families, state Sen. Roland Gutierrez (D) is filing more than 20 bills in the Texas legislature aimed at stopping mass shootings.

Indian-Origin Professor To Lead "Best And Brightest" Scientists In Texas

Published: 01/26/2023 in NDTV News - World-news

Ganesh Thakur, an Indian-origin professor in US, has been appointed as vice president of the Texas Academy of Medicine, Engineering, Science and Technology (TAMEST), an organisation of the state's top scientists and researchers.

Texas hit by extreme weather as storms sweep the US

Published: 01/25/2023 in BBC News - World

Houston, Texas was battered by a powerful storm on Tuesday as severe weather hit the Gulf Coast.

A Texas taco shop diner killed an intruder. Now he faces legal scrutiny.

Published: 01/10/2023 in National

Houston police have questioned a 46-year-old man in connection with a fatal shooting at a taco restaurant. The case will be referred to a grand jury.

Biden visits US-Mexico border in trip to Texas

Published: 01/09/2023 in BBC News - World

Joe Biden walks along the southern US border to see one of the biggest problems of his presidency.

Indian-American Gets Re-elected As Texas County Judge, Creates History

Published: 01/03/2023 in NDTV News - World-news

Juli A Mathew later served as an advocate for 15 long years in the US and created history by becoming the first Indian-American woman to be elected to a judge's bench there four years ago shattering the glass ceiling and defying odds.

At this Texas school, every student is a teen mother

Published: 12/28/2022 in BBC News - World

Motherhood has been at the centre of heated US debate - this school shows how it's reshaping lives.

Texas National Guard blocks migrant flow across border in El Paso

Published: 12/20/2022 in National

The military deployment adds to an already tumultuous period at the border and in Washington, where Biden officials are struggling to end the Title 42 expulsion policy.

5.4 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Oil-Producing Region In US's Texas

Published: 12/16/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

A 5.4 magnitude earthquake struck an oil-producing region of west Texas on Friday, rattling structures but causing no apparent damage, US authorities said.

Texas attorney general’s office sought state data on transgender Texans

Published: 12/14/2022 in National

The effort to obtain data came as Attorney General Ken Paxton, Gov. Greg Abbott and other Republican leaders have marshaled resources against transgender Texans.

A Texas culture clash: Dueling parades over the meaning of Christmas

Published: 12/04/2022 in National

Drag queens performed at last year's event, prompting the ministers who co-sponsored it to exclude them this year — and city officials to launch a second, separate holiday parade.

Tyson recalls more than 93,000 pounds of ground beef sold in Texas

Published: 11/18/2022 in National

Customers found reflective, hard 'mirror-like' pieces in the ground beef.

White teacher in Texas tells students his race is ‘superior’

Published: 11/15/2022 in National

The teacher is no longer employed by the Pflugerville, Tex., school district after his racist comments were caught on video.

Texas set to execute man convicted of killing mother 19 years ago

Published: 11/09/2022 in National

Tracy Beatty, now 61, fatally strangled his mother after an argument in 2003 and later buried her body outside her mobile home.

Terrifying Videos Show Tornadoes Ripping Through Texas And Oklahoma

Published: 11/06/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Raging tornadoes ripped through central Texas and Oklahoma on Friday, uprooting trees, damaging homes and shutting down highways.

Tornadoes hit Oklahoma and Texas with one death reported

Published: 11/05/2022 in National

At least one person died as tornadoes hit parts of Texas and Oklahoma along with Arkansas.

US midterms: Abortion, guns and crime - it's all on in Texas

Published: 10/27/2022 in BBC News - World

The contest between Beto O'rourke and Greg Abbott is a textbook showdown of the US left and right.

Texas synagogue siege: US gun supplier jailed for almost eight years

Published: 10/25/2022 in BBC News - World

Henry "Michael" Dwight Williams sold the gun to Faisal Akram just days before a siege at a synagogue.

Texas Gov. Abbott tests whether conservative is enough in Trump GOP

Published: 10/24/2022 in National

In a party that relishes pugnacious behavior, Abbott represents the opposite: a candidate whose approach leaves him overshadowed despite his conservative wins.

Texas Sues Google For Allegedly Collecting Data Without Consent

Published: 10/20/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Texas has filed a lawsuit against Alphabet's Google for allegedly collecting biometric data of millions of Texans without obtaining proper consent, the attorney general's office said in a statement on...

Texas schools are sending out DNA kits, stark reminders of Uvalde shooting

Published: 10/19/2022 in National

While the DNA kits are designed for any emergencies, swabs were used to identify victims of the Uvalde, Tex., shooting that killed 19 students and two teachers.

Texas police charge ex-officer who shot unarmed teen eating a hamburger

Published: 10/12/2022 in National

Former San Antonio police officer James Brennand was charged with aggravated assault over the shooting of Erik Cantu in a McDonald's parking lot.

Texas executes John Henry Ramirez, who won religious-rights Supreme Court case

Published: 10/06/2022 in National

Ramirez was convicted in the 2004 fatal stabbing of a father of nine. His Supreme Court win allowed a pastor to lay hands on him during his lethal injection.

Texas AG denies he ‘ran’ to avoid subpoenas, says he felt threatened

Published: 09/27/2022 in National

A process server claimed Monday that Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton (R) ran to avoid subpoenas in an ongoing lawsuit concerning out-of-state abortion access.

Texas sheriff to investigate DeSantis flying migrants to Martha’s Vineyard

Published: 09/19/2022 in National

In what has been decried as a political stunt, DeSantis sent about 50 migrants last week to Martha's Vineyard.

Texas appeals after court blocks some transgender child welfare probes

Published: 09/17/2022 in National

The immediate appeal of the injunction by Tx. Attorney General Ken Paxton (R) allowed the state to continue its controversial child-abuse investigations.

Texas denies George Floyd a pardon for 2004 drug charge

Published: 09/16/2022 in National

The one-page letter does not give a reason for the board’s decision to "reconsider" pardoning George Floyd for a 2004 drug conviction.

Mom says trans eighth-grader was questioned by Texas officials at school

Published: 09/09/2022 in National

Amid a lengthy court battle, legal advocates for the LGBTQ community say Texas continues to investigate parents providing gender-affirming care to their children.

Man Sets Fire To Building Then Shoots People Fleeing It In Texas; 4 Dead

Published: 08/28/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

At least four people were killed and two people were injured on Sunday morning (local time) after a man set fire to a building and then shot at people fleeing in Houston, according to city Police...

Texas can’t bar adults under 21 from carrying handguns, federal judge rules

Published: 08/26/2022 in National

The ruling could further loosen gun restrictions in Texas, where lawmakers have expanded gun access amid a spate of deadly mass shootings in recent years.

"You Fu*** Indians," Texas Woman Says In Viral Video, Had A gun

Published: 08/26/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Texas Racist Attack On Indians: The Mexican woman has been identified as Esmeralda Upton, who has been arrested and held on $10,000 bond.

Watch: Horrific Racist Attack In Texas - "You Indians Are Everywhere"

Published: 08/25/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Police in Texas today arrested a Mexican-American woman after a video of her assaulting and racially abusing a group of four Indian-American women surfaced and went viral on social media.

Dinosaur footprints unearthed as Texas river dries up

Published: 08/25/2022 in MercoPress

In normal river conditions, the footprints would have remained hidden underwater Scientists in the US State of Texas have discovered human remains and dinosaur footprints believed to be among the best preserved in the world, after a severe drought at Dinosaur Valley State Park, about 60 miles southwest of Fort Worth, according to Superintendent Jeff Davis.

Cop In Charge Of Texas School Shooting Response Team Sacked: Report

Published: 08/24/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

The widely criticized police officer in charge of the response to the Uvalde, Texas school shooting that saw 19 children and two teachers killed was fired Wednesday, US media reported.

‘Don’t say trans’: Texas school board’s new policies spark an outcry

Published: 08/24/2022 in National

The Grapevine-Colleyville School District passed a sweeping set of policies that includes a total ban on all classroom discussion of “gender fluidity.”

Texas flash floods leaves cars almost underwater

Published: 08/22/2022 in BBC News - World

Parts of the Dallas, Texas area received a summer's worth of rain overnight.

Anne Frank adaptation, 40 more books pulled from Texas school district

Published: 08/18/2022 in National

A day before school began, Keller Independent School District announced a last-minute sweep of scores of books — including an adaptation of Anne Frank's diary and the Bible.

A new reality for women seeking an abortion in Texas

Published: 08/10/2022 in BBC News - World

This is what happened when a woman considering an abortion walked into a crisis pregnancy centre.

Horse Stuck In Mud Saved By Firefighters In Texas, Internet Heaps Praise

Published: 08/10/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

The fire department in Denton County, Texas, is being praised for rescuing a horse stuck in mud. Officials said they received a report just after 7 am on Sunday and arrived at the scene to find the...

Hungary's Viktor Orban fires up Texas conservatives

Published: 08/04/2022 in BBC News - World

The right-wing leader says in a speech to Republicans that the West is locked in "a clash of civilisations".

Viktor Orban alone in Europe but among friends in Texas

Published: 08/03/2022 in BBC News - World

The controversial Hungarian leader will be warmly received when he addresses US Republicans.

In viral ad, doctor calls Texas governor to get permission for abortion

Published: 07/28/2022 in National

The political ad, released Monday by Mothers Against Greg Abbott, criticizes the "lack of choice" pregnant people face under Texas's strict abortion laws.

Wildfire tears through homes in Texas

Published: 07/26/2022 in BBC News - World

At least 20 properties have been destroyed by the fire in Balch Springs, as the US battles extreme heat.

Uvalde school board calls on Texas to raise minimum age for assault weapons

Published: 07/26/2022 in National

At the Uvalde school board meeting, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott was urged to hold a special legislative session to raise the buying age for assault weapons to 21.

Texas wind turbine catches fire after lightning strike

Published: 07/23/2022 in BBC News - World

Footage of a wind turbine in Crowell, Texas shows the aftermath of a lightning strike.

Texas shooting: Speak to us! Cowards! - Families yell over report

Published: 07/17/2022 in BBC News - World

People react at the end of a press conference about a report into the 24 May shooting which left 21 dead.

Texas Lawmakers Slam "Lackadaisical" Police Response To School Shooting

Published: 07/17/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Texas state lawmakers on Sunday slammed law enforcement's slow response to the shooting in Uvalde, where a gunman killed 19 children and two teachers, saying more decisive action could have saved...

Texas shooting: Uvalde report finds 'systemic failures' by authorities

Published: 07/17/2022 in BBC News - World

Authorities have been heavily criticised for how they handled the attack that killed 19 children.

Texas sues Biden admin for requiring abortions in medical emergencies

Published: 07/15/2022 in National

Texas attorney general Ken Paxton sued the Biden administration over federal guidance that requires hospitals provide abortions to save patients in life-threatening emergencies.

A Texas meteorologist warned of power outages. Then the lights went out.

Published: 07/15/2022 in National

The quirky moment came as Texas is experiencing a record-breaking heat wave that is pushing the state’s power grid to its limits.

Video: Cops Waited For Over An Hour As Gunman Kept Firing In Texas School

Published: 07/12/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

A video of the school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, published Tuesday showed police waiting for more than an hour before breaching a classroom where a gunman killed 19 children and two teachers.

A death row inmate wants to donate a kidney. Texas won’t let him.

Published: 07/12/2022 in National

Ramiro Gonzales was sentenced to death for a 2001 murder. He wants to make amends by saving a life before he is executed.

Texas woman argues unborn baby counts as passenger after fine

Published: 07/11/2022 in BBC News - World

A woman fined for driving in a high-occupancy lane makes the argument following the reversal of Roe v Wade.

Woman In Texas Uses Roe Reversal To Fight Lane Violation Ticket

Published: 07/09/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

A woman in Texas, the United States, used the reversal of Roe v Wade to argue that the foetus inside her should be treated as a person, while arguing against a ticket issued by a traffic policeman for...

Texas Supreme Court blocks order that allowed abortions to resume

Published: 07/02/2022 in National

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has said he is committed to making the state "fully pro-life."

Texas migrant deaths: Truck driver 'unaware air conditioner had stopped working'

Published: 07/01/2022 in BBC News - World

A police informant says he was told that the driver was "unaware" the air conditioning had failed.

Texas migrant deaths: 'I still have to bring my children home'

Published: 07/01/2022 in BBC News - World

Grieving Honduran mother in despair over migrant relatives lost in Texas lorry tragedy.

Texas education board rejects proposal to call slavery ‘involuntary relocation’

Published: 07/01/2022 in National

The Texas State Board of Education said it told the work group advising on changes to the social studies curriculum to "revisit" the language.

Texas migrant deaths: Suspected truck driver is charged

Published: 06/29/2022 in BBC News - World

Some 53 people, including children, died after being shut in a lorry in the blistering Texas heat.

Dozens of irregular migrants found dead in a truck in Texas

Published: 06/29/2022 in MercoPress

So far there are 50 dead: 22 from Mexico, 7 from Guatemala, two from Honduras, and 19 still without information about their nationality,” AMLO told reporters Some 50 irregular migrants have been found dead in the back of a lorry in San Antonio, Texas, in which they were smuggled into the country, it was reported Tuesday.

Texas migrant deaths: Mexico blames poverty and US border crisis

Published: 06/28/2022 in BBC News - World

Migrants of Mexican, Honduran and Guatemalan origin were among 50 found dead in a truck in Texas.

The scene in Texas after 46 migrants were found dead in a sweltering tractor-trailer

Published: 06/28/2022 in National

The bodies of 46 migrants were found in the back of a sweltering tractor-trailer in San Antonio on Monday, the deadliest smuggling incident of its kind in U.S. history.

46 migrants found dead in Texas inside sweltering tractor-trailer

Published: 06/28/2022 in National

The bodies of 46 migrants in San Antonio marked the deadliest smuggling incident of its kind in U.S. history.

Texas: At least 40 found dead in lorry - reports

Published: 06/27/2022 in BBC News - World

Emergency services are on the scene where the vehicle was discovered outside San Antonio.

Where Texas teachers carry guns, a community feels more secure

Published: 06/27/2022 in National

Utopia, a tiny community on the edge of Uvalde County, has allowed some teachers and school staff to carry guns since 2013.

Texas School Where 21 Were Killed In Mass Shooting To Be Demolished

Published: 06/22/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

The police in Uvalde have faced public anger, with parents accusing the cops of waiting for an hour before entering the school and killing the gunman.

Timeline: How police responded to the Texas school shooter

Published: 06/21/2022 in National

The Texas Department of Public Safety released a timeline on June 21 that gives new details on the delayed police response.

This Texas teen wanted an abortion. She now has twins.

Published: 06/20/2022 in National

Brooke Alexander found out she was pregnant days before the Texas abortion ban took effect. Ten months into the Texas law, her life is nothing like she'd imagined.

Bats and balls — but not baseball — win over Texas kids

Published: 06/20/2022 in National

The growth of Dallas’s South Asian community and their obsessive love for cricket is turning North Texas into an international hub for the sport.

Chupacabra? Texas Zoo Seeks Help To Identify Creature Caught On Camera

Published: 06/15/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

A mysterious figure in seemingly shaggy form was caught on security cameras in Amarillo zoo in Texas, making the city ask for help identifying a creature.

Texas school shooting: Uvalde school police chief defends mass shooting response

Published: 06/10/2022 in BBC News - World

The Uvalde school police chief told the Texas Tribune that officers responded without hesitation

Parents of trans children sue Texas to stop child-abuse investigations

Published: 06/09/2022 in National

It is the second lawsuit against the directive issued by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) to investigate parents providing gender-affirming care as possible child abusers.

Schoolgirl Tells Congress How She Survived Texas Massacre By Playing Dead

Published: 06/08/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

An 11-year-old girl told horrified lawmakers Wednesday of smearing herself in her murdered classmate's blood to play dead during the most chilling in a spate of gun massacres that have convulsed the...

Call Recording Shows 10-Year-Old Tried To Save Teacher In Texas: Report

Published: 06/04/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

A 10-year-old tried to save one of the teachers at Rob Elementary in Uvalde, Texas, as a teenager rained bullets on a classroom full of students. Khloie Torres was one of the students who saw the...

"Police Chief Didn't Receive 911 Calls": State Senator On Texas Shooting

Published: 06/03/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Texas School Shooting: The police chief in charge of operations at the Texas elementary school where a gunman killed 21 people was not informed of desperate calls made by children trapped inside, a...

Texas school shooting victim's parents mourn 'best friend'

Published: 06/01/2022 in BBC News - World

The parents of Alithia Ramirez say they want the world to remember their daughter through her art.

Girl Scouts Honour Girl, 10, Killed In Texas School Shooting

Published: 06/01/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

A 10-year-old girl, who was among the victims of the mass shooting at a school in the US last week, has been posthumously given the highest award in the Girl Scouts organisation the Bronze Cross.

Texas shootings: Norway and Finland have similar levels of gun ownership, but far less gun crime

Published: 06/01/2022 in MercoPress

By Peter Squire, Professor of Criminology & Public Policy, University of Brighton – In the wake of the most recent US mass school shooting in Uvalde School, Texas, where 19 pupils and two teachers were killed by an 18-year-old armed with an assault rifle, a comparison considering how the US compares with other countries on children’s deaths caused by guns is compelling.

Texas shooting: Uvalde gunman entered door that did not lock

Published: 05/31/2022 in BBC News - World

A teacher did shut the door after earlier propping it open, but somehow it did not lock, police say.

Texas: Supreme Court blocks state's 'de-platforming' law

Published: 05/31/2022 in BBC News - World

The Republican-led state had banned social media companies from censoring users based on their "views".

Therapy Dogs Come To Aid Victims' Families After Texas School Shooting

Published: 05/31/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Therapy dogs, often also called comfort dogs, provide a valuable service to individuals facing traumatic incidents that could impact them psychologically.

Texas School Shooter's Family Appeals For Donation: "Hit From All Sides"

Published: 05/31/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Texas school shooter Salvador Ramos' family is seeking the funds for the surgery of his grandmother who was his first victim.

Canada Plans To Ban Handgun Sales In Wake Of Texas School Shooting

Published: 05/30/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Monday a proposed freeze on handgun ownership in Canada that would effectively ban their importation and sale, following recent mass shootings in the United...

Uvalde: US to review police response to Texas school shooting

Published: 05/29/2022 in BBC News - World

The Justice Department will investigate amid criticism that police waited to tackle the shooter.

"Don't Blame Gun": Arm Supporters In US React After Texas School Shooting

Published: 05/27/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Keith Jehlen says the shooting at a Texas elementary school makes him "sick," but that "you can't blame the gun" used to murder 19 small children and two teachers.

Texas shooting: US gun control claims fact-checked

Published: 05/27/2022 in BBC News - World

Following the school shooting, US politicians have made a series of claims about gun violence.

Donald Trump Rejects Calls For Stricter Gun Control After Texas Shooting

Published: 05/27/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Former US president Donald Trump rejected calls for tightened gun controls Friday following the Texas school massacre, saying decent Americans should be allowed the firearms they need to defend...

Uvalde shooting: In the face of tragedy, a Texas town turns to prayer

Published: 05/27/2022 in BBC News - World

Many in Uvalde say they feel lost after the school massacre, but their faith is a source of strength.

Shouldn't Have Waited To Take Down Gunman: Texas Cops On School Shooting

Published: 05/27/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

The Texas head of public safety said Friday that in "hindsight" it was the wrong decision for police not to immediately breach the Uvalde classroom where a gunman ultimately shot dead 19 children and...

Uvalde shooting: Texas shooting response was 'wrong', says official

Published: 05/27/2022 in BBC News - World

'If I thought it would help, I would apologise,' state safety chief says at heated press conference.

Singer Don McLean leads wave of dropouts from NRA convention after Texas shooting

Published: 05/27/2022 in National

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R), who was scheduled to speak in-person, is skipping the event and heading to Uvalde, Tex. Country singers Lee Greenwood and Larry Gatlin and Larry Stewart of the country band Restless Heart also said they were dropping out.

Principals who survived school shootings mobilize to help Texas educators

Published: 05/27/2022 in National

More than 20 people are in the Principal Recovery Network, which mobilizes to aid peers after school shootings.

Uvalde shooting: Texas police change key details as criticism mounts

Published: 05/27/2022 in BBC News - World

Confusion and questions remain over why officers took so long to storm the school and stop the attack.

Morning Of Horror: How Texas Shooter Spent His Final Hours

Published: 05/27/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

The day after his 18th birthday, Salvador Ramos, a troubled teenager from small-town Texas, bought an assault rifle. A week later, he walked into a local elementary school and killed 19 children and...

"Shoot Him Or Something," Mother Yelled To Cops During Texas Shooting

Published: 05/27/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Texas police faced angry questions Thursday over why it took an hour to neutralize the gunman who murdered 19 small children and two teachers in Uvalde, as video emerged of desperate parents begging...

Texas School Shooting Survivor Smeared Blood On Herself: Family

Published: 05/26/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

The shooter was 18-year-old Salvador Ramos, with a history of being bullied. He entered the school on Tuesday and gunned down students and teachers with an assault rifle.

Biden To Visit Texas On Sunday After Deadly School Shooting: White House

Published: 05/26/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

US President Joe Biden and his wife Jill will head to Texas on Sunday to offer condolences to the loved ones of victims of the deadly shooting at Robb Elementary School, the White House said Thursday.

Uvalde shooting: Texas school gunman 'walked in unobstructed'

Published: 05/26/2022 in BBC News - World

No guard challenged the attacker and it is unclear if the school door was even locked, say officials.

Texas school shooting: Husband of slain teacher dies 'of grief'

Published: 05/26/2022 in BBC News - World

Joe Garcia reportedly died from a heart attack two days after his wife was killed at Robb Elementary.

Texas shooting victims: Relatives of children speak of their heartbreak

Published: 05/26/2022 in BBC News - World

Relatives of the children killed in a shooting at a school in Uvalde, Texas speak of their heartbreak.

Texas Shooting: Meghan Markle Visits Uvalde To Pay Tribute To Victims

Published: 05/26/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Meghan Markle, the wife of Britain's Prince Harry, on Thursday made an unannounced visit to the Texas town of Uvalde to pay her respects to the victims of a shooting at an elementary school that left...

Texas shooting: The teachers who sacrificed their lives to protect children

Published: 05/26/2022 in BBC News - World

Eva Mireles and Irma Garcia were seen trying to shelter their students from the gunfire.

Late-night hosts balance comedy and tragedy after Texas school rampage

Published: 05/26/2022 in National

Seth Meyers said it was hard addressing millions of viewers about a mass shooting at an elementary school —but dropping his kids off at school was harder.

Texas shooting: Uvalde tragedy opens old wounds for Sandy Hook parents

Published: 05/26/2022 in BBC News - World

"Because it is so hauntingly similar to what happened at Sandy Hook School, it hit closer to home."

Live updates: Texas town mourns as school shooter’s grim messages surface

Published: 05/26/2022 in National

Authorities are piecing together a timeline of the Uvalde, Tex., shooting that ended with 19 students and two teachers dead.

Daughter Of Teacher Killed In Texas Shooting Pens Heartbreaking Tribute

Published: 05/26/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

The daughter of Eva Mireles, a fourth-grade teacher who was killed in Tuesday's mass shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, has written a heart-touching tribute in memory of her mother.

Texas shooting: Gunman posted just before deadly US school attack

Published: 05/26/2022 in BBC News - World

The governor of Texas said the shooter sent messages on social media about plans to "shoot up a school".

Student Caught With Firearms Outside Texas School Day After Shooting: Report

Published: 05/25/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

A student in the US state of Texas was caught with firearms outside a high school a day after a deadly shooting at a school in Uvalde killed 19 students and two teachers, media reports said on...

"How Many More Children...": UN Body Slams US Over Texas Shooting

Published: 05/25/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

In the wake of the Texas school shooting that resulted in the death of 19 children, the head of the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) asked on Wednesday: how many more children will die before leaders act?

Texas Shooter Shared Plan On Facebook, Used AR-15 Rifle: Governor

Published: 05/25/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

The Texas school gunman shared his plan to attack a school on Facebook approximately 15 minutes before opening fire, the state governor said Wednesday, adding the attack weapon was a AR-15 assault...

Texas shooting: America's gun control debate that never goes away

Published: 05/25/2022 in BBC News - World

Stricter gun control in the US is unlikely despite the grief and anger, the BBC's Sarah Smith writes.

Live updates: Biden urges end to ‘carnage’ of gun violence after 19 children killed at Texas school

Published: 05/25/2022 in National

A gunman killed at least 21 people at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Tex., on Tuesday, said Lt. Christopher Olivarez with the Texas Department of Public Safety.

At least 19 children, 2 teachers killed at Texas elementary school

Published: 05/25/2022 in National

The 18-year old gunman opened fire at the school and was killed by law enforcement officers, authorities said

After Texas shooting, Republicans face online anger over NRA money

Published: 05/25/2022 in National

Nineteen current or recent Republican senators, including Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (Ky.) and Sens. Mitt Romney (Utah), Rob Portman (Ohio) and Joni Ernst (Iowa), have taken at least $1 million in campaign contributions from the NRA over their careers, according to data compiled by the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence in 2019.

"An Epidemic We Can Control": Actor Matthew Mcconaughey On Texas Shooting

Published: 05/25/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Hollywood star Matthew McConaughey, a native of Uvalde, Texas, has shared a social media message addressing the mass shooting that occurred at Robb Elementary School which is in his hometown.

Trump to speak at NRA meeting in Texas days after school shooting

Published: 05/25/2022 in National

Trump is set to address the NRA event in Houston on Friday that's billed as a “celebration of American freedom.”

Texas shooting victims: 'The sweetest little boy I've ever known'

Published: 05/25/2022 in BBC News - World

A boy who loved to dance and a teacher who shielded students from the shooter are among those killed.

Texas School Firing 199th Mass Shooting In First 5 Months Of 2022

Published: 05/25/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Despite recurring mass-casualty shootings, multiple initiatives to reform gun regulations have failed in the US Congress.

World leaders ‘horrified’ by ‘murder of innocent children’ in Texas shooting

Published: 05/25/2022 in National

The Uvalde, Tex., elementary school shooting is the latest in a U.S. epidemic, as gun violence in many other developed countries is far less common.

France President Emmanuel Macron Condemns Texas School Shooting

Published: 05/25/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday said France shared Americans' anger over the school shooting in Texas.

Live updates: Texas school shooting leaves 21 dead, renews U.S. gun control calls

Published: 05/25/2022 in National

The gunman, armed with a rifle and body armor, killed 19 children and two teachers at a Uvalde, Tex., elementary school.

Texas Shooting: Videos Show Parents Running Towards School

Published: 05/25/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

This was the eighth mass shooting this year, according to a report in news agency AFP, and came 10 days after another 18-year-old murdered 10 African Americans at a supermarket in New York.

NBA Warriors coach on Texas school shooting: 'When are we going to do something?'

Published: 05/25/2022 in BBC News - World

Golden State Warriors' Steve Kerr condemns gun violence and refuses to answer basketball questions.

"I Got A Lil Secret": Texas Teen's Insta Chat Before He Shot Students

Published: 05/25/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Hours before 18-year-old Salvador Ramos opened fire at an elementary school in Texas, shot off a text message on social media - "I'm about to".

Texas Shooter Was Bullied At School, Had Disturbed Home Life: Reports

Published: 05/25/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Ramos reportedly dropped out of school after repeated bullying. "He missed long periods of high school, classmates said, and was not on track to graduate with them this year," a report said.

Texas Shooter Was Bullied At School, Had Disturbed Home Life: Reports

Published: 05/25/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Ramos reportedly dropped out of school after repeated bullying. "He missed long periods of high school, classmates said, and was not on track to graduate with them this year," a report said.

Texas Shooter, 18, Shot Grandmother Before Killing 21 In School: Police

Published: 05/24/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

The 18-year-old, who died when police tried to arrest him, was a US citizen and a student in Uvalde, a small community near the Mexican border where the tragedy took place.

"Time To Turn This Pain Into Action": Joe Biden On Texas School Shooting

Published: 05/24/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

US President Joe Biden on Tuesday called for Americans to stand up against the country's powerful pro-gun lobby after a gunman shot dead 18 young children at an elementary school in Texas.

Texas School Shooting: Death Count Rises To 21, Including 18 Students

Published: 05/24/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

The death toll from a school shooting in Texas on Tuesday rose to 21 including 18 children, a state senator said, citing the Texas Department of Public Safety.

"Enough Is Enough": Kamala Harris Urges Action After Texas School Shooting

Published: 05/24/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

US Vice President Kamala Harris said Tuesday that "enough is enough" in the wake of the country's latest mass shooting at an elementary school in Texas that left 14 young children and a teacher dead.

Joe Biden To Speak On Texas School Shooting: White House

Published: 05/24/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

President Joe Biden will speak this evening on the latest school shooting in the United States after 14 students and a teacher were killed in Texas, White House spokeswoman Karine Jean-Pierre said...

Texas shooting: Fifteen killed in attack at US primary school

Published: 05/24/2022 in BBC News - World

Texas Governor Greg Abbott confirms the death toll from Tuesday's shooting in the city of Uvalde, Texas.

14 Students, Teacher Killed In Shooting At Texas Primary School

Published: 05/24/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Two children were killed and a dozen injured Tuesday after a gunman opened fire at an elementary school in Texas, police and a local hospital said.

Texas School Sanctions Senior Prank, Students Take It Too Far

Published: 05/20/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

The video shows clouds of smoke erupting allegedly from fire extinguishers as well as paint on the walls along with long streamers.

Man arrested in 2016 killing of Texas attorney who was set on fire

Published: 04/28/2022 in National

Steven Aubrey has always been a suspect in the death of prominent Dallas attorney Ira Tobolowsky, police said.

Melissa Lucio: First Texas execution of Hispanic woman stayed

Published: 04/26/2022 in BBC News - World

Melissa Lucio's execution was postponed amid new evidence after campaigning from celebrities like Kim Kardashian.

Texas Court Stays Execution Of Mother Of 14: Lawyers

Published: 04/25/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

A court in Texas on Monday stayed the execution of Melissa Lucio, a mother of 14, who was due to be put to death on April 27 for the 2007 murder of her two-year-old daughter, Mariah.

Texas Store Installs Tech That Allows Shoppers To Pay With Their Palms

Published: 04/20/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Whole Foods shoppers in Austin, Texas can now buy their daily groceries with just a swipe of the palm. Austin has become the first city to get the latest Amazon One device outside of Seattle.

Dolphin Stranded On Texas Beach Dies After People Attempted to Ride It

Published: 04/14/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

In a horrifying incident, a stranded alive dolphin on a Texas beach died after a crowd "harassed" the animal and attempted to ride it. Taking to Twitter, a nonprofit group informed that the incident...

A call, a text, an apology: How an abortion arrest shook up a Texas town

Published: 04/13/2022 in National

Interviews with several people in the community closely following the situation, as well as statements from leaders in the Texas antiabortion movement, suggest this was not part of a broader antiabortion strategy, but instead a hasty error by a first-term Democratic district attorney.

Tesla Marks New Texas 'Gigafactory' Opening With Huge Cyber Rodeo Party

Published: 04/08/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Amidst fireworks, carnival games, music and futuristic technology, multi-billionaire Tesla CEO Elon Musk threw a grand invitation-only party for some 15,000 guests at the company's new...

Texas abortion: The ‘ranch’ for mothers with no place to go

Published: 04/03/2022 in BBC News - World

Women have few options in Texas, since the passing of one of the strictest abortion laws in the US.

US Scientists Find Killer Fungus To Tackle Invasive Ants Issue In Texas

Published: 03/28/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

When crazy ants roll into new parts of Texas, the invasive species wipe out local insects and lizards, drive away birds, and even blind baby rabbits by spewing acid in their eyes.

Texas Teen Caught In Tornado Can't Believe He Survived, Gets Job

Published: 03/25/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

The video of the truck spinning in Texas tornado spread like wildfire on the internet, with thousands of views within a few hours.

It’s Pride Week in Austin schools. The Texas AG says that’s illegal.

Published: 03/24/2022 in National

As Austin schools held Pride Week, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton said the district was breaking state law.

US tornadoes: What the storm aftermath in Louisiana and Texas looks like

Published: 03/23/2022 in BBC News - World

Homes are left destroyed by storms that tore through southern states, including Louisiana and Texas.

Video Captures Tornado Ripping Through Texas, Car Spins And Flips Over

Published: 03/22/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Reports of tornadoes emerged from Texan towns of Jacksboro, Luling, and Round Rock, as well as Kingston in Oklahoma.

Texas is battling over 170 wildfires

Published: 03/21/2022 in BBC News - World

Over the past week, wildfires have burned over 100,000 acres across the US state.

Texas Boy, 13, Was Driving Truck That Struck Van, Killing 9: Police

Published: 03/17/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

A 13-year-old boy was driving a pickup truck that collided with a van carrying a college golf team in west Texas, killing nine people, officials said Thursday.

Child, 13, driving pickup in deadly Texas crash that killed nine

Published: 03/17/2022 in BBC News - World

A 13-year-old was driving a truck that collided with a van carrying student athletes, officials say.

At least nine dead in Texas bus collision involving student athletes

Published: 03/16/2022 in BBC News - World

A bus carrying members of a US university's golf team collided with a pick-up in Texas on Tuesday.

Lizzo says Texas abortion and transgender policies violate human rights: ‘Very regressive laws being passed’

Published: 03/14/2022 in National

The Grammy-winning singer urged Texas politicians to "mind your business" when it came to a policy affecting transgender children and their families, and another restricting abortion access.

Transgender children: Texas plan to probe parents halted

Published: 03/11/2022 in BBC News - World

Parents seeking gender transition for their children may not be investigated for so-called abuse.

Texas Man, Accused Of Carrying Gun To US Capitol Hill, Goes On Trial

Published: 03/02/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

The first criminal trial stemming from the January 6 assault on the US Capitol by Donald Trump supporters began on Wednesday with prosecutors accusing a Texas man of leading the attack on Congress.

Texas man accused of attacking Asian family over racist coronavirus fears pleads guilty to hate-crime charges

Published: 02/24/2022 in National

Jose Gomez III pleaded guilty to three counts of committing a hate crime and faces a maximum sentence of life in prison.

Texas governor directs state agencies to investigate some transgender medical treatments as ‘child abuse’

Published: 02/23/2022 in National

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, a Republican, has directed state agencies to investigate the application of certain gender-affirming treatments as "child abuse."

Horses flee from flames in Texas grass fire

Published: 02/15/2022 in BBC News - World

A local news station estimated the fire spread across 300 acres before it was brought under control.

Texas files lawsuit against Facebook/Meta for violating biometric data

Published: 02/15/2022 in MercoPress

Paxton said “Facebook will no longer take advantage of people and their children with the intent to turn a profit at the expense of one's safety and well-being”” The Attorney General of Texas has filed a lawsuit against Facebook parent company Meta for allegedly "knowingly" violating state laws in how the social media giant collects and handles biometric data.

Air Force ordered to pay $230 million to Texas church shooting survivors, families of victims

Published: 02/08/2022 in National

The Air Force was found partially responsible for not flagging former airman Devin Patrick Kelley's criminal history to the FBI before he killed 26 at First Baptist Church.

US Air Force Ordered To Pay Over $230 Million In Texas Church Shooting

Published: 02/08/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

A US federal judge on Monday ordered the Air Force to pay more than $230 million in damages to survivors and relatives of victims of a 2017 Texas shooting for failing to report the perpetrator's...

WTI crude surges above US$ 92 on Texas freezing weather

Published: 02/05/2022 in MercoPress

The freezing weather in the United States, which had spread from the Midwest south to Texas, disrupted operations at some Permian oil wells By Tsvetana Paraskova for Oilprice.com – WTI Crude, the U.S. oil benchmark, jumped to over US$ 92 per barrel early on Friday—its highest level since 2014, amid the Russia-Ukraine crisis and a deep freeze in Texas that disrupted some Permian oil production.

Winter storm disrupts travel and causes power blackouts in Texas

Published: 02/04/2022 in BBC News - World

An ice and snow storm is causing travel chaos and power outages across Texas.

Texas governor says ‘no one can guarantee’ there won’t be power outages from winter storm

Published: 02/02/2022 in National

Gov. Greg Abbott (R) had promised two months ago that the lights would stay on this winter, but upcoming freezing and inclement weather in Texas has caused some concern for what’s likely to be the first significant test of the power grid since last year's deadly storm.

A Texas teen raised $30,500 at a livestock show. She donated it to the hospital that treated her cancer.

Published: 01/25/2022 in National

It felt like the whole community raised a hand to donate and help Maddie Barber give back to St. Jude.

USS Kitty Hawk en route to the scrap yard in Texas, via the southern tip of South America

Published: 01/24/2022 in MercoPress

USS Kitty Hawk will have to go all the way down to the tip of South America and back up because it is too big to get through the Panama Canal. USS Kitty Hawk CV63, the last conventionally powered United States Navy aircraft carrier left over the weekend from a naval base at Bremerton, Washington State and pulled by two tugs is on its way to a scrapyard in Texas in the Gulf of Mexico.

Texas synagogue: How synagogues stay safe - and still welcoming

Published: 01/20/2022 in BBC News - World

Security training saved the lives of the hostages at Congregation Beth Israel. Is this the new norm?

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, opponent of vaccine and mask mandates, tests positive for coronavirus

Published: 01/20/2022 in National

Paxton, a Republican, has fought the Biden administration's attempts to mandate vaccines, including for health-care workers and the National Guard.

Texas synagogue: Brother urged Texas hostage-taker to surrender

Published: 01/19/2022 in BBC News - World

A recording of the gunman's last phone call to family made during the siege has emerged.

Texas synagogue siege: Teens held in UK released without charge

Published: 01/18/2022 in BBC News - World

Greater Manchester Police say the pair, who were detained in south Manchester, have not been charged.

UK Intelligence Investigated Texas Hostage Taker: Reports

Published: 01/18/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

British security services recently investigated the man behind a hostage taking at a synagogue in Texas but deemed he posed no threat, media reports said Tuesday.

Antisemitic tropes cited by the Texas synagogue hostage-taker have deep roots

Published: 01/18/2022 in National

Experts have long said the pervasiveness of antisemitic beliefs in society can fuel violence against Jewish people.

Texas synagogue attacker was previously known to British security services

Published: 01/18/2022 in National

Questions remain about how the hostage-taker was able to enter the United States and purchase a weapon.

‘I was not going to let him assassinate us’: How Texas synagogue hostages used security training to flee

Published: 01/18/2022 in National

Jeffrey Cohen said security training the Colleyville, Tex., synagogue offered after the Tree of Life massacre helped save their lives.

Texas synagogue hostage-taker was known to MI5

Published: 01/18/2022 in BBC News - World

Malik Faisal Akram, who took four people hostage in the US, was investigated in 2020 by UK services.

Texas synagogue siege: Rabbi describes escape from gunman

Published: 01/17/2022 in BBC News - World

Charlie Cytron-Walker was one of four people taken hostage by British citizen Malik Faisal Akram.

Texas synagogue siege: Rabbi describes being held hostage

Published: 01/17/2022 in BBC News - World

Rabbi Charlie Cytron-Walker speaks to CBS Mornings about being held hostage at a Texas synagogue.

FBI investigating Texas synagogue attack as terrorism as U.K. takes two teens into custody

Published: 01/17/2022 in National

Malik Faisal Akram, a British citizen, took a rabbi and three other people hostage in Colleyville, Tex.

UK Police Arrest Two Teenagers Over Texas Synagogue Attack

Published: 01/16/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

The UK's counter terrorism police said they detained two teenagers on Sunday evening in connection with the hostage-taking incident by a British national in a Texas synagogue over the weekend.

Texas synagogue siege: Teens held in UK as Briton named as hostage-taker

Published: 01/16/2022 in BBC News - World

Briton Malik Faisal Akram died in the standoff with police after taking four hostages.

Texas synagogue hostage-taker was British – reports

Published: 01/16/2022 in BBC News - World

The man detained four people during a morning service and died following a standoff with police.

Who is Aafia Siddiqui? Texas synagogue hostage-taker allegedly sought release of ‘Lady Al Qaeda’

Published: 01/16/2022 in National

Aafia Siddiqui, a Pakistani woman convicted on terrorism charges, is in U.S. federal prison for trying to kill American soldiers.

Texas synagogue standoff ends with hostages freed, suspect dead

Published: 01/16/2022 in National

A law enforcement official said the man’s motive for taking hostages appears to be his anger over the U.S. imprisonment of Aafia Siddiqui, a Pakistani woman being held in federal prison in Fort Worth for trying to kill U.S. soldiers.

One Texas Synagogue Hostage Released: US Police

Published: 01/15/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

One of several hostages being held at a synagogue in Texas has been released, local police said Saturday.

4 Taken Hostage By Brother Of Convicted Terrorist In US Texas

Published: 01/15/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Hostage negotiators were locked in a tense standoff Saturday at a Texas synagogue where a man claiming to be the brother of a convicted terrorist has reportedly taken a rabbi and several others...

Texas police respond to synagogue 'hostage' situation

Published: 01/15/2022 in BBC News - World

Police are negotiating with a man who appears to have taken hostages at a synagogue in Colleyville.

Texas mom charged with child endangerment after police say she drove to coronavirus test site with sick son in the trunk

Published: 01/11/2022 in National

Sarah Beam, 41, is facing a charge of child endangerment after police say she transported her son to a testing site in the trunk of her car.

Texas teacher 'locked Covid-positive son in car boot'

Published: 01/07/2022 in BBC News - World

A witness reportedly called police after hearing someone in the trunk of the Texas woman's vehicle.

Unvaccinated Texas Man Becomes First Omicron Death In US: Report

Published: 12/20/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Texas' Harris County on Monday reported its first death related to the Omicron COVID-19 variant, a man who was unvaccinated, the county health department said.

Texas Building Its Own "Wall" On Mexico Border: Governor

Published: 12/18/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Texas has begun building its own "wall" of huge steel bars on the border with Mexico, its Republican governor Greg Abbott said Saturday, accusing President Joe Biden of not doing enough to stop...

US Supreme Court Refuses To Block Controversial Texas Abortion Law

Published: 12/12/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

The conservative-leaning US Supreme Court refused on Friday to block a Texas law that bans most abortions after six weeks, but left the door open for abortion providers to challenge the law in lower...

California governor pushes for gun laws modeled on Texas abortion ban

Published: 12/12/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

The Texas law was designed by the state's Republican-controlled legislature to avoid normal means of legal challenge.

US Supreme Court Refuses To Block Restrictive Texas Abortion Law

Published: 12/10/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

The conservative-leaning US Supreme Court refused on Friday to block a Texas law that bans most abortions after six weeks, but left the door open for abortion providers to challenge the law in lower...

Omicron detected in Florida and Texas as it takes root in 25 U.S. states

Published: 12/10/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Several southern U.S. states, including Texas, Georgia, Louisiana and Florida, have all confirmed cases of the highly mutated omicron variant of Covid-19. 

US Supreme Court says Texas abortion clinics can sue over law

Published: 12/10/2021 in BBC News - World

The Supreme Court leaves controversial Texas abortion law in place, but allows lawsuits

Supreme Court allows lawsuit challenging Texas abortion ban to continue, keeps law in effect for now

Published: 12/10/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

The Supreme Court ruled that a lawsuit challenging the legality of Texas' new restrictive abortion law can proceed before it is enforced against anyone.

Bitcoin miners say they're helping to fix the broken Texas electric grid — and Ted Cruz agrees

Published: 12/04/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Crypto enthusiasts believe the fix to ERCOT's reliability problems and price fluctuations is to add another electricity consumer into the mix.

A Texas man hit the strip club and bought a Lamborghini with coronavirus aid. He received 9 years in prison.

Published: 11/30/2021 in National

A Texas man was sentenced to nine years in prison for fraudulently obtaining PPP loans and using the money on a Lamborghini and a Rolex watch.

Matthew McConaughey rules out Texas governor run ‘at this moment’: ‘A humbling and inspiring path to ponder’

Published: 11/29/2021 in National

Matthew McConaughey announced he will not run for Texas governor, even as some voters polled reported favorable views of the actor.

Samsung plans to build a $17 billion chip plant in Texas

Published: 11/24/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

The semiconductor factory in Taylor marks the largest-ever investment made by Samsung in the U.S.

Tesla will spend at least $1.06 billion on Texas 'Gigafactory' and hopes to finish it this year

Published: 11/23/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

The permits show that Tesla's previously announced expansion in Austin remains on track to start producing vehicles in the near future.

This Houston tech company wants to build renewable energy-run bitcoin mines across Texas

Published: 11/23/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Texas is a hot spot for bitcoin miners thanks to its unique energy grid.

A Texas college student allegedly set fire to a synagogue. He now faces a federal arson charge.

Published: 11/16/2021 in National

Franklin Barrett Sechriest, an 18-year-old student at Texas State University, lit a fire near the doors of Congregation Beth Israel that caused $25,000 in damage to the Austin synagogue, according to authorities.

Judge says Texas school mask mandate ban violates disabled student rights

Published: 11/11/2021 in BBC News - World

A US judge said the ban cannot be enforced as it violates the federal rights of disabled students.

Texas schools can require masks after federal judge overturns Abbott’s ban

Published: 11/11/2021 in National

A federal judge ruled that Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s ban on mask mandates in schools violates the Americans With Disabilities Act, a decision that could have national implications.

Covid-19 live updates: Texas ban on school mask mandates blocked by judge

Published: 11/11/2021 in National

The federal judge said it violates rights of students with disabilities.

Astroworld: Criminal investigation into Texas festival crowd surge

Published: 11/06/2021 in BBC News - World

Eight people died after a deadly crowd surge during a performance by rapper Travis Scott.

Travis Scott 'devastated' by Texas festival deaths

Published: 11/06/2021 in BBC News - World

The rapper says he is "absolutely devastated" by the deaths that occurred at his Astroworld festival.

A Texas man ‘envisioned a future’ with a stripper. Then, he killed her, police say.

Published: 11/05/2021 in National

Abigail Saldańa posted a video on her Instagram before her murder in which she claimed to have found a tracking device on her car.

US Supreme Court hears arguments in controversial Texas abortion case

Published: 11/01/2021 in BBC News - World

The justices will decide whether providers and the government can challenge Texas' abortion ban.

US Supreme Court Appears To Lean Towards Blocking Texas Abortion Law

Published: 11/01/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

A majority on the US Supreme Court appeared to be leaning Monday towards blocking a Texas bill that bans abortion after six weeks, the most restrictive law passed since abortion was made a...

Supreme Court conservatives sound skeptical about parts of Texas abortion law

Published: 11/01/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Some of the justices who had previously rejected a bid to block the Texas law signaled they were concerned about the way it was written.

Two major bitcoin mining companies are battling it out in a Texas town of 5,600 people

Published: 10/31/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Two of the biggest names in bitcoin mining are battling it out for market share in Rockdale, Texas.

City officials in Texas went to cut a man’s overgrown lawn. He was later killed in a standoff with police.

Published: 10/29/2021 in National

The man fired at police multiple times before an officer fatally shot him, the Austin police chief said.

3 Minor Sons Found With Sibling's Skeleton In Texas; Mother Arrested

Published: 10/27/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

A mother accused of abandoning her four sons has been arrested in Texas along with her partner suspected of murdering one of the boys, a local sheriff said Tuesday.

Texas abortion law to stay in place until Supreme Court decision

Published: 10/22/2021 in BBC News - World

The controversial law will be tested next month when the court holds an expedited hearing.

US Supreme Court To Hear Texas Abortion Law Case On November 1

Published: 10/22/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

The US Supreme Court agreed on Friday to hear legal challenges on November 1 to a restrictive abortion law passed in Texas, but declined to block the controversial legislation in the meantime.

Students sue Texas school district for banning long hair on boys

Published: 10/22/2021 in BBC News - World

Students were suspended and barred from school activities for wearing long hair, the suit says.

Texas GOP Lt. Gov. Patrick offered $25,000 for election-fraud tips. The first payout was for a Republican’s illegal vote.

Published: 10/22/2021 in National

After the 2020 election, Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, a Republican, said he would pay rewards to tipsters who found voter fraud. The first reward went to a Democratic poll watcher.

Supreme Court told it should reconsider Roe v. Wade if it takes up Texas abortion law challenge

Published: 10/21/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

The arguments were filed in response to two separate petitions challenging the restrictive Texas law, which bans most abortions after as early as the sixth week of pregnancy.

A Texas school district bans boys from wearing long hair. Now, some students are suing.

Published: 10/21/2021 in National

With the help of the American Civil Liberties Union of Texas, seven students are suing their school district to do away with a boys-only ban on long hair.

Texas nurse guilty of killing patients by injecting them with air

Published: 10/21/2021 in BBC News - World

William Davis injected at least seven patients with air and could now face the death penalty.

21 people in Texas plane crash walk away unscathed: ’We can celebrate today’

Published: 10/20/2021 in National

"No one is deceased and man that is an awesome feeling for us right now," said a Texas Department of Public Safety official.

Plane Crashes Shortly After Take Off In Texas, All 21 On Board Survive

Published: 10/19/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

A plane crashed shortly after takeoff on Tuesday in Texas, with all 21 passengers and crew on board scrambling to safety before the aircraft burst into flames.

Plane crashes in Texas with no serious injuries

Published: 10/19/2021 in BBC News - World

A plane was carrying 21 people crashed near Houston Executive Airport, with no serious injuries reported.

Walmart donated to Texas Gov. Greg Abbott as he fought Biden Covid vaccine mandate

Published: 10/19/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Gov. Abbott's reelection campaign saw a contribution from Walmart after he signed two bills that restricted abortion and voting access.

Supreme Court will consider fast track appeal of Texas abortion law

Published: 10/18/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

The petitioners last month had submitted the unusual request for the Supreme Court to take up the case before final judgment in lower courts.

US Justice Department Asks Supreme Court To Block Texas Abortion Law

Published: 10/18/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

The US Justice Department asked the Supreme Court on Monday to block a Texas law that bans most abortion in the state.

DOJ asks Supreme Court to temporarily block Texas law that bans abortions after 6 weeks

Published: 10/18/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

The Justice Department asked the Supreme Court to temporarily block the enforcement of a Texas law that bans abortions after as early as six weeks of pregnancy

Texas abortion law: Biden administration to request block on abortion ban

Published: 10/15/2021 in BBC News - World

The president's administration will ask the Supreme Court to block a restrictive Texas abortion law.

Joe Biden Government To Ask Supreme Court To Block Texas Abortion Ban

Published: 10/15/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

President Joe Biden's administration on Friday said it would ask the Supreme Court to block a ban on most abortions in Texas, in the latest stage of a national battle over reproductive rights.

Justice Department will ask Supreme Court to block Texas abortion law for now

Published: 10/15/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

The Texas law bans most abortions after as early as six weeks of pregnancy and empowers private citizens to sue anyone who "aids or abets" in the procedure.

Texas school official tells teachers that Holocaust books should be countered with ‘opposing’ views

Published: 10/15/2021 in National

The Carroll Independent School District apologized late Thursday after an administrator advised teachers with books about the Holocaust to include books that have “opposing” perspectives of the genocide that killed millions of Jews.

Texas abortion ban remains in effect after appeals court rules against Justice Dept.

Published: 10/15/2021 in National

Biden administration sought to lift six-week ban while litigation over the law continues.

U.S. appeals court rules to keep Texas abortion ban in effect

Published: 10/14/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

A U.S. appeals court on Thursday refused a petition by the U.S. Department of Justice to put on hold Texas's restrictive abortion law.

Boeing pilot involved in 737 Max jetliner testing indicted in Texas

Published: 10/14/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

A Boeing pilot involved in testing the 737 Max jetliner was indicted Thursday by a federal grand jury on charges of deceiving safety regulators who were evaluating the plane, which was later involved in two deadly crashes.

Covid-19: US airlines defy Texas order to stop mandatory jabs

Published: 10/13/2021 in BBC News - World

Staff must still get vaccinated, the airlines say, despite the state governor's ban on such rules.

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott bans coronavirus vaccine mandates, including for private businesses

Published: 10/12/2021 in National

The order says it is intended to protect citizens who are reluctant to get the vaccine for religious or medical reasons, including prior recovery from covid-19, from losing their jobs.

Covid-19 live updates: Texas Gov. Abbott bans private businesses from issuing coronavirus vaccine mandates

Published: 10/12/2021 in National

Abbott’s move puts him at odds with the Biden administration and some large companies that have embraced mandates – including in Texas.

Texas Governor Greg Abbott bans mandatory vaccination in state

Published: 10/12/2021 in BBC News - World

The latest edict by the Republican governor applies to all entities, including private businesses.

New York and Texas are winning the war to attract bitcoin miners

Published: 10/09/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

There is a war brewing among states to attract bitcoin miners, and new data shows that a whole lot of them are headed to New York, Kentucky, Georgia, and Texas.

Texas abortion: US appeals court reinstates near total ban

Published: 10/08/2021 in BBC News - World

It comes two days after a lower court blocked the law, which bans abortions at six weeks of pregnancy.

US Court Allows Texas To Resume Ban On Most Abortions

Published: 10/08/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

A US federal appeals court ruled Friday that Texas could resume its ban on most abortions, two days after another court suspended the ban.

U.S. appeals court lets Texas temporarily resume abortion law

Published: 10/08/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

A federal appeals courts Friday night allowed Texas to temporarily resume banning most abortions, just one day after clinics across the state began rushing to serve patients again for the first time since early September.

Tesla: Elon Musk says company headquarters will move to Texas

Published: 10/07/2021 in BBC News - World

Elon Musk announces that the most valuable car company in the world is moving away from California.

Elon Musk Says Tesla Moving Headquarters From Silicon Valley To Texas

Published: 10/07/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Tesla chief Elon Musk told investors on Thursday that the leading electric vehicle maker is moving its headquarters from Silicon Valley to Texas.

Tesla moves headquarters from California to Texas

Published: 10/07/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Elon Musk's growing dissatisfaction with California has been apparent for some time.

Texas abortions resume after court ruling despite legal fears

Published: 10/07/2021 in BBC News - World

Some clinics have reopened after the ban was lifted, others have stayed shut due to lawsuit fears.

Federal judge blocks enforcement of Texas law banning abortion as early as six weeks

Published: 10/07/2021 in National

The order responds to the Justice Department’s lawsuit against the state of Texas.

Texas abortion: Judge temporarily blocks enforcement of law

Published: 10/06/2021 in BBC News - World

The White House calls the ruling "an important step" to restoring Texas women's constitutional rights.

US Judge Temporarily Blocks Controversial Texas Anti-Abortion Law

Published: 10/06/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

A US federal judge on Wednesday temporarily blocked a controversial law that bans most abortions in the state of Texas.

U.S. judge blocks enforcement of near-total abortion ban in Texas

Published: 10/06/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

A federal judge on Wednesday temporarily blocked a near-total ban on abortion in Texas, the toughest such law in the United States, in a challenge brought by President Joe Biden's administration after the U.S. Supreme Court had allowed it to go into effect.

Texas board recommends posthumous pardon for George Floyd in 2004 arrest

Published: 10/05/2021 in National

A spokesman for Gov. Greg Abbott (R), who will have final say, did not respond to requests for comment.

Two Texas university employees asked students if they were vaccinated. They were fired weeks later.

Published: 10/05/2021 in National

As move-in day got closer, the two said they started to worry about how the highly transmissible delta variant might impact students.

Protesters demand ‘don’t Texas my Florida’ as Republicans seek to restrict abortions

Published: 10/03/2021 in National

The debate around abortion in Florida is becoming even more divided.

Joe Biden Government Urges Judge To Block Texas Anti-Abortion Law

Published: 10/01/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

US President Joe Biden's administration called on a federal judge Friday to swiftly block a new law that bans most abortions in Texas and has raised concerns about women's curtailed access to care.

A Texas man invited people into his motel room. Then he sacrificed them and set them on fire, police say.

Published: 10/01/2021 in National

Jason Alan Thornburg is accused of killing and dismembering three people, and lighting their remains on fire in a "sacrifice."

Texas nurse killed 4 patients, prosecutors allege: ‘A hospital is the perfect place for a serial killer to hide’

Published: 09/29/2021 in National

Prosecutors allege that William George Davis purposefully injected air into patients' IVs while they recovered from cardiovascular surgeries.

Biden said Border Patrol agents ‘will pay’ for treatment of Haitian migrants. Texas Gov. Abbott offered them jobs.

Published: 09/27/2021 in National

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott promised to hire any Border Patrol agents who get in trouble for what President Biden called "outrageous" conduct toward Haitian immigrants trying to cross the border.

House passes bill to protect abortion rights in response to restrictive Texas law

Published: 09/24/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

House Democrats approved a bill to protect abortion rights, a symbolic response to the Supreme Court's refusal to block a Texas law banning most abortions.

Thousands remain at Haitian migrant camp in Texas

Published: 09/23/2021 in BBC News - World

Local officials have struggled to provide food and sanitation to the Haitian migrants.

Florida Republican introduces ‘copycat’ bill to ban most abortions, echoing Texas law

Published: 09/23/2021 in National

In some instances, the Florida bill goes further than the Texas law.

A Texas doctor was fired after doling out expiring vaccine doses. Now, he’s suing over the ‘revenge campaign.’

Published: 09/22/2021 in National

The doctor said he believed he was doing the right thing, but on Jan. 7, Harris County Public Health fired Hasan Gokal for doling out the shots.

A couple wore masks inside a Texas restaurant to protect their newborn son. The owner kicked them out.

Published: 09/21/2021 in National

The owner of a Texas restaurant gave the married couple a choice: They could ditch the masks, which they were wearing to protect their 4-month-old son with cystic fibrosis, or they could leave.

Migrants in Texas: US probes horseback charge on Haiti migrants

Published: 09/21/2021 in BBC News - World

Images which seem to show border agents on horseback driving migrants back spark an investigation.

Texas abortion: Doctor sued in first known challenges of new law

Published: 09/20/2021 in BBC News - World

The cases against a doctor who admitted to performing an abortion are the first known lawsuits.

Shell announces $9.5 billion sale of West Texas oil field assets to ConocoPhillips

Published: 09/20/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

The move comes as the oil industry faces increasing pressure to invest in renewable energy and lower its carbon emissions in the face of a changing climate.

Migrants in Texas: US flies Haitian migrants back home from border

Published: 09/19/2021 in BBC News - World

Hundreds of would-be immigrants camped under a bridge on the US-Mexico border are returned to Haiti.

Military training jet crashes in Texas, injuring both pilots

Published: 09/19/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

A military training jet crashed Sunday in Texas, injuring the two pilots and damaging three homes.

U.S. may fly Haitian migrants home from Texas starting Sunday

Published: 09/19/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

The U.S. could begin flying some of the thousands of Haitian migrants who have crossed from Mexico into a Texas border camp back to their homeland on Sunday.

US To Step Up Deportation Flights For Migrants Stranded At Texas Bridge

Published: 09/18/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

The United States said Saturday it would ramp up deportation flights for thousands of migrants who flooded into the Texas border city of Del Rio, as authorities scramble to alleviate a burgeoning...

Migrants in Texas: Thousands moved to processing centres

Published: 09/18/2021 in BBC News - World

More than 10,000 people have gathered under a bridge in Del Rio, a Texas border town.

Biden administration to ramp up deportation flights to Haiti, aiming to deter mass migration into Texas

Published: 09/18/2021 in National

More than 13,000 migrants have arrived to a crude border camp under a highway bridge in Del Rio, Tex.

Migrants in Texas: US 'to fly thousands back to Haiti'

Published: 09/18/2021 in BBC News - World

Thousands of migrants are camping under a Texas-Mexico border bridge, in squalid conditions.

How TikTokers took down a Texas anti-abortion site

Published: 09/16/2021 in BBC News - World

A draconian abortion ban in Texas has Gen Z fighting its enforcement through hacktivism

Mark Lee Dickson paved the way for the Texas abortion ban, one small town at a time

Published: 09/16/2021 in National

Over the last two years, Dickson has lobbied towns and cities to ban abortion within their limits. Nearly 40 have.

Justice Department asks federal judge to block enforcement of Texas abortion law

Published: 09/15/2021 in National

The request to a federal judge comes less than a week after the Biden administration sued Texas over the restrictive abortion law.

Texas abortion: Biden administration requests abortion law pause

Published: 09/15/2021 in BBC News - World

The new law bans abortion from as early as six weeks, when many women do not know they are pregnant.

Hurricane Nicholas brings heavy rain to Texas and Louisiana

Published: 09/14/2021 in BBC News - World

Meteorologists warn of life-threatening flooding, power outages and storm surges.

IT Firm Offers To Help Texas Employees Relocate After Abortion Law

Published: 09/11/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

The IT giant Salesforce has offered to help relocate its employees working in Texas, following the passage of a restrictive abortion law in the conservative US state.

Salesforce offers to relocate employees and their families after Texas abortion law

Published: 09/10/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

In a message to employees, Salesforce said on Friday that it will help employees and their families relocate if they're concerned about reproductive care.

Texas passes social media 'de-platforming' law

Published: 09/10/2021 in BBC News - World

The US state makes it illegal to ban somebody from social media because of their political views.

Biden administration sues Texas over restrictive abortion law

Published: 09/09/2021 in BBC News - World

The Texas law effectively bans abortions from as early as six weeks into a pregnancy.

Top US court halts Texas execution of inmate seeking pastor's touch

Published: 09/09/2021 in BBC News - World

The inmate, convicted of murder, is calling for the right to have a pastor's hands on him as he dies.

Texas governor defends abortion ban with vow to ‘eliminate all rapists.’ Democrats call it ‘magical thinking.’

Published: 09/08/2021 in National

The exchange between Abbot and the reporter sparked a day’s worth of backlash from Democrats in Texas and across the country.

Texas enacts controversial voting rights overhaul

Published: 09/07/2021 in BBC News - World

Republican Governor Greg Abbott signed the bill despite Democrats' efforts to block it.

Tripwire boss steps down over support for Texas abortion law

Published: 09/07/2021 in BBC News - World

Tripwire boss John Gibson had said he was "proud" of the Supreme Court ruling on Texas abortion.

Texas abortion clinics will be protected, Justice Department

Published: 09/06/2021 in BBC News - World

The US Justice Department pledge comes after a near-total ban on abortions took effect in the state.

In Covid-Swamped Texas, Patients Die Stranded In Rural Clinics

Published: 09/05/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Daniel Wilkinson survived two tours of duty in Afghanistan but died of gallstones, deteriorating slowly as his under-equipped doctors looked on helplessly.

Victim of Tesla crash in Texas had an alcohol level exceeding the legal limit

Published: 09/04/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

One of the two victims of a fatal crash involving a Tesla car in Texas had a blood-alcohol level exceeding the legal limit, according to an autopsy report.

Why China's bitcoin miners are moving to Texas

Published: 09/03/2021 in BBC News - World

Beijing's crackdown on cryptocurrency sends bitcoin entrepreneurs moving to the wild wild west.

Lyft will cover legal fees for drivers sued under Texas abortion law

Published: 09/03/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

It's the first rideshare company to speak out on the issue.

Texas abortion: Biden vows 'whole-of-government' response to new law

Published: 09/02/2021 in BBC News - World

The president called the decision to allow the law to take effect an "unprecedented assault" on women's rights.

Elon Musk declines to address Texas abortion law directly after Gov. Greg Abbott's comments

Published: 09/02/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Elon Musk declined to directly weigh in on Texas' abortion law after Gov. Greg Abbott said the Tesla CEO supported his state's "social policies."

House to vote on abortion rights bill after Supreme Court declines to block restrictive Texas law

Published: 09/02/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Nancy Pelosi said the House will vote on the Women's Health Protection Act after the Supreme Court declined to block a restrictive Texas abortion law.

Joe Biden Warns Of "Unconstitutional Chaos" Due To Texas Abortion Law

Published: 09/02/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

US President Joe Biden lashed out on Thursday at the Supreme Court's refusal to block a Texas law banning abortions after six weeks of pregnancy, warning that it threatens to unleash "unconstitutional...

Supreme Court refuses to block Texas law banning abortions at six weeks

Published: 09/02/2021 in National

Five conservative justices said the law ending most abortions in Texas will stay in place while legal battle continues.

Biden condemns Supreme Court ruling on Texas abortion law as 'unprecedented assault' on women's rights

Published: 09/02/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

The decision "is an unprecedented assault on a woman's constitutional rights under Roe v. Wade," Biden said in a searing statement.

SCOTUS silence clears way for Texas ban on most abortions

Published: 09/02/2021 in MercoPress

“Starting today, every unborn child with a heartbeat will be protected from the ravages of abortion,” Gov. Abbott said Silence from the Supreme Court of the United States after XXX appeals have rendered legislation passed in May by the US State of Texas banning most abortions to be enforceable as of September 1.

US Supreme Court Refuses To Block Texas Law Banning Most Abortions

Published: 09/01/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

The US Supreme Court formally denied on Thursday an emergency request by rights groups and abortion providers to block a Texas law effectively banning most abortions the day after it went into force.

Supreme Court refuses to block restrictive Texas abortion law in 5-4 decision

Published: 09/01/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Texas abortion law: Biden vows to defend women's constitutional rights

Published: 09/01/2021 in BBC News - World

The US president reacts after Texas adopts an "extreme" law banning abortion from six weeks.

Texas Abortion Law "Blatantly Violates" Constitutional Rights: Joe Biden

Published: 09/01/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

President Joe Biden said Wednesday that tough new legal restrictions on abortion in Texas "blatantly" counter constitutional rights under the Supreme Court's landmark Roe v. Wade ruling.

"Heartbeat Bill": Texas 6-Week Restrictive Abortion Ban Takes Effect

Published: 09/01/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

A Texas law that bans abortion after six weeks, and makes no exception for rape or incest, took effect on Wednesday after the Supreme Court did not act on an emergency request to block it.

Texas parents accused a Black principal of teaching critical race theory. The district has now suspended him.

Published: 09/01/2021 in National

The decision followed several weeks of controversy during which James Whitfield tried to publicly clear his name. Some students have come to their principal's defense as parents demand his termination.

Texas passes law banning abortion after six weeks

Published: 09/01/2021 in BBC News - World

The law, one of the most restrictive in the US, passes as the Supreme Court fails to block it.

Tesla files to become an electricity provider in Texas

Published: 08/26/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Tesla has also built several utility-scale energy storage systems around the world, but typically hasn't functioned as the retail electricity provider there.

Texas Supreme Court rejects Abbott’s ban on school mask mandates — for now

Published: 08/20/2021 in National

The state’s high court rejected the efforts of Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton (R), who hoped to block temporary restraining orders to the governor's ban that was issued by a Travis County judge.

Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick says ‘African Americans who have not been vaccinated’ are driving covid surge

Published: 08/20/2021 in National

Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick placed blame for surging covid-19 cases on unvaccinated African Americans during a Fox News appearance.

Texas school district adds masks to dress code, finding possible loophole in Abbott’s ban

Published: 08/18/2021 in National

The Paris Independent School District announced that students and employees would be required to wear masks and that Gov. Greg Abbott's executive order did not prevent them from doing so.

Texas parent rips mask off teacher’s face, school official warns: ‘Do not fight mask wars in our schools’

Published: 08/18/2021 in National

One parent in Austin's Eanes Independent School District ripped a teacher’s mask off her face, the superintendent said. Others yelled at a teacher to remove her mask because they claimed they could not understand what she was saying.

Texas Gov. Abbott, who banned mask mandates, tests positive for Covid

Published: 08/17/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

The announcement of Abbott's illness comes a day after he made a campaign stop where he can be seen surrounded by a large crowd of unmasked attendees.

Texas deploys out-of-state health workers to fight Covid as younger people crowd hospitals

Published: 08/13/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said the state was bringing in 2,500 out-of-state medical personnel to relieve exhausted doctors and nurses.

Texas Rep. Dan Crenshaw told supporters Trump lost to Biden. The Republican was heckled and called a RINO.

Published: 08/13/2021 in National

A fellow Republican heckled Rep. Dan Crenshaw after the Texas congressman said former president Donald Trump lost the 2020 election.

Covid-19 latest updates: Texas governor faces legal challenges on mask mandate ban as hospitalizations soar

Published: 08/10/2021 in National

Gov. Greg Abbott (R) is asking hospitals to scale back non-urgent procedures as coronavirus infections and hospital admissions increase sharply.

A Texas GOP leader railed against vaccines and masks. Then he died from covid.

Published: 08/05/2021 in National

H Scott Apley died five days after publishing an anti-vaccine post on Facebook.

Migrant van crash kills at least 10 in Texas

Published: 08/05/2021 in BBC News - World

Officials say 30 people were onboard when their vehicle hit a metal pole and stop sign.

At Least 10 Dead In Road Texas Crash Near Mexico Border

Published: 08/04/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

At least 10 people were killed in a Texas road accident involving a truck that authorities suspect was transporting some 30 undocumented migrants, US media said Wednesday.

Biden Tells Florida, Texas Leaders: Help On Covid Or "Get Out Of The Way"

Published: 08/03/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

U.S. President Joe Biden on Tuesday urged Republican leaders in Florida and Texas - home to roughly a third of all new U.S. COVID-19 cases - to follow public health guidelines on the pandemic or "get...

Texas governor threatens fines against local officials and businesses that push Covid restrictions

Published: 07/29/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

A new executive order from Texas Gov. Greg Abbott reiterates his opposition to mask mandates, Covid-related business restrictions and vaccination requirements.

Trump pumps $348,000 into tiny Ohio GOP primary after Texas loss to avoid going 0-2

Published: 07/29/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Trump's PAC bought $348,000 of ads in a small Ohio GOP primary on Tuesday to boost Mike Carey, the same day a Trump endorsed candidate lost in Texas.

To understand why Texas and Oklahoma want to move to the SEC, follow the money

Published: 07/29/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

If Texas and OU joined the SEC, the conference could attract higher media fees, given the marketing muscle of the schools in college football and basketball.

A Texas deputy attorney general called Simone Biles a ‘national embarrassment.’ His boss publicly disagreed.

Published: 07/29/2021 in National

A deputy Texas attorney general denounced U.S. gymnast and fellow Texan Simone Biles as "selfish," "childish" and "a national embarrassment."

Chemical plant leak kills at least 2, injures many in Texas

Published: 07/28/2021 in National

Authorities called the leak of acetic acid, a food preservative commonly used in vinegar that can be flammable, a "mass casualty incident."

Twin cheerleaders accuse Texas coach of groping them during practice: ‘We were children’

Published: 07/21/2021 in National

In a new lawsuit, Jessica and Hannah Gerlacher accuse their coach of sexual misconduct.

Inspired by Texas Dems, Lindsey Graham urges Republicans to ‘leave town’ to stop $3.5 trillion budget package

Published: 07/19/2021 in National

Despite Graham’s claim that he would be willing to skip town, the plan would probably not work.

3 fully vaccinated Texas Democrats in D.C. test positive for Covid

Published: 07/17/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

The first positive test result came Friday night when a member informed the caucus that they had the coronavirus.

Texas Shooting Leaves 1 Cop Dead, 3 Wounded

Published: 07/15/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

The shooting erupted in Levelland, which is about 30 miles (50 kilometers) west of the city of Lubbock, a Lubbock newspaper reported.

Texas Democrats defy arrest threats after fleeing to block voting law

Published: 07/14/2021 in BBC News - World

Democrats say they fled in an effort to stop Republicans from passing a law to tighten voting rules.

Texas Democrats flee state to block Republican voting law

Published: 07/12/2021 in BBC News - World

Republicans in the state are proposing some of the most restrictive voting laws in the US.

More Than 150 Texas Hospital Staff Fired Or Quit Over Vaccine Ruling

Published: 06/22/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

More than 150 employees at the Houston Methodist hospital in Texas were fired or resigned after failing to comply with orders to get a Covid-19 vaccination to continue working there, a hospital...

At least 13 people wounded in Austin, Texas shooting: Police

Published: 06/12/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

At least 13 people were wounded in a shooting in downtown Austin, Texas early on Saturday, police said.

Texas Governor Wants To Resume Building Mexico Border Wall

Published: 06/11/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Texas will announce plans next week to build a wall along its border with Mexico, the US state's governor Greg Abbott has said.

Texas governor promises to build border wall amid migrant surge

Published: 06/11/2021 in BBC News - World

Republican Greg Abbott says Texas "will not sit idly by as this crisis grows" at the Mexico border.

Texas lawmakers again urge federal board to remove ‘Negro’ from place names in state

Published: 06/08/2021 in National

A little-known interdepartmental panel will vote Thursday on renaming 16 sites across the state.

Abortion: Texas teen attacks new law in high school graduation speech

Published: 06/03/2021 in BBC News - World

Paxton Smith says she couldn't stick to her approved speech script "when there is a war on my body".

Texas bill to ban teaching of critical race theory puts teachers on front lines of culture war over how history is taught

Published: 06/02/2021 in National

Educators fear the legislation would hinder efforts to talk more honestly about American history and race.

At Texas event with QAnon ties, Louie Gohmert downplays Jan. 6: ‘It wasn’t just right-wing extremists’

Published: 06/01/2021 in National

With the QAnon slogan shining onstage behind him, Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Tex.) spoke to a crowd gathered for the “For God & Country Patriot Roundup” on Saturday.

Texas man who planned ‘mass casualty event’ at Walmart had assault weapons, racist symbols, police said

Published: 06/01/2021 in National

Coleman Thomas Blevins, 28, wrote in an online forum of his plans to conduct a mass shooting at a Texas Walmart, police said.

Texas Democrats block 'discriminatory' bill on voting

Published: 05/31/2021 in BBC News - World

A walkout by Democrats deprives the state legislature of a quorum to pass the divisive bill.

Texas Democrats stage walkout to stop debate on restrictive voting bill, delaying final passage

Published: 05/30/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

The GOP-backed legislation will be added to a special session agenda, Gov. Greg Abbott said.

Texas to allow unlicensed carrying of handguns

Published: 05/25/2021 in BBC News - World

A bill which further eases some of the loosest gun laws in the US is set to be approved.

Texas fails to allow media to witness an execution for first time in 40 years, blaming miscommunication

Published: 05/20/2021 in National

Quintin Jones was put to death on Wednesday night for beating his great aunt to death in 1999. The previous 570 Texas executions each had at least one witness present.

A Texas family hunted for a teen vandal. Instead, they killed an innocent neighbor, police said.

Published: 05/20/2021 in National

Joe Argueta, 19, and his mother, father and uncle are all charged with murder after police say they boxed in a neighbor's car before Argueta shot the man to death in a case of "mistaken identity."

US state of Texas criminalizes every abortion after the sixth week of pregnancy

Published: 05/20/2021 in MercoPress

“Millions of children lose their right to live each year due to abortion,” said Governor Abbot Texas' Republican Governor Greg Abbot Wednesday signed into law a new bill criminalizing terminations of pregnancies of six weeks or more.

Abortion: Texas governor signs restrictive new law

Published: 05/19/2021 in BBC News - World

Governor Greg Abbott signs the legislation which bans abortions after as early as six weeks.

Texas Gov. Abbott threatens to fine cities and local officials if they impose mask mandates

Published: 05/18/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

"Anybody can wear a mask if they want to. It's just that it's a decision to be made by Texans," Texas Gov. Greg Abbott told CNBC.

Deutsche Bank upgrades Texas Roadhouse to buy after stock's recent slide

Published: 05/17/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Deutsche Bank upgraded the stock to buy from hold, saying that investors should be "going with quality" in the casual dining sector.

SpaceX reveals first orbital Starship flight plan, launching from Texas and returning near Hawaii

Published: 05/13/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Elon Musk's SpaceX revealed its plan for the next step in testing of its next-generation Starship rocket.

Bengal Tiger Seen Roaming In Texas Neighbourhood, 'Owner' Arrested

Published: 05/11/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Police in an upscale Texas neighborhood searched Tuesday for a fugitive Bengal tiger that was seen roaming on lawns and streets until its apparent owner fled with the animal.

NTSB releases preliminary report on fatal Tesla crash in Spring, Texas

Published: 05/10/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

The NTSB has not yet concluded what caused the crash or whether the driver misused advanced driver-assistance features in the 2019 Tesla Model S.

Despite Democrats’ late-night efforts, Texas House passes GOP bill aimed at tighter election restrictions

Published: 05/07/2021 in National

After a lengthy debate, the Republican-controlled state House advanced new voting restrictions in Texas.

Texas House backs Republican-backed voting curbs

Published: 05/07/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

The Texas House of Representatives backed a bill to bar election officials from sending voters unsolicited mail-in ballot applications.

SpaceX Successfully Lands Starship Rocket At Texas Base On Fifth Attempt

Published: 05/05/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

SpaceX successfully landed its prototype Starship rocket at its Texas base on its fifth attempt, a livestream showed Wednesday.

Pence, Christie, other top potential GOP White House contenders to speak at Texas donor event

Published: 04/29/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Former Vice President Mike Pence and other potential GOP presidential contenders plan to attend a private donor meeting next week in Texas hosted by Karl Rove.

Huge hailstones land in Texas and Oklahoma

Published: 04/29/2021 in BBC News - World

Hailstones as big as 4 inches (10cm) in diameter have been reported.

New Covid variant detected at Texas A&M lab shows signs of antibody resistance and severe illness

Published: 04/22/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

"This variant combines genetic markers separately associated with rapid spread, severe disease and high resistance to neutralizing antibodies," Chief Virologist Ben Neuman said.

Elon Musk says Autopilot was not enabled in Tesla crash in Texas

Published: 04/19/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Tesla CEO Elon Musk on Monday denied that his company's automated driving systems were involved in a fatal crash in Spring, Texas, on Saturday.

Tesla faces another NHTSA investigation after fatal driverless crash in Texas

Published: 04/19/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

The NHTSA said it "immediately" launched another investigation into Tesla following a fatal crash in Spring, Texas over the weekend.

A driverless Tesla crashed and burned for four hours, police said, killing two passengers in Texas

Published: 04/19/2021 in National

Officials believe the battery inside the 2019 Model S ignited after the collision, causing a fire that burned for four hours and required more than 30,000 gallons of water to put out.

'No one was driving' in Tesla crash that killed two men in Spring, Texas, report says

Published: 04/18/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

The Tesla vehicle crashed into a tree and burst into flames, according to the reports.

Texas students disciplined over 'slave trade game'

Published: 04/15/2021 in BBC News - World

Parents are outraged after high school students set up a group chat assigning prices to their black peers.

Biden pledged to stop building the wall. But he just won the right to seize a Texas family’s land for it.

Published: 04/15/2021 in National

Biden had previously pledged that “not another foot” of border wall would be constructed, so the ruling is a breach of faith for dozens of private Texas landowners along the U.S.-Mexico border.

Texas students created Snapchat group to ‘Slave Trade’ their Black classmates, activists said

Published: 04/14/2021 in National

An Aledo, Tex., school district said it disciplined students for pretending to "slave trade" Black classmates on Snapchat.

Six family members shot to death in Texas after brothers formed murder-suicide pact, police said

Published: 04/06/2021 in National

Farhan Towhid, 19, and Tanvir Towhid, 21, shot their parents, sister and grandmother before killing themselves after forming a suicide pact, police said.

Texas GOP candidate bashes Chinese immigrants over coronavirus: ‘I don’t want them here at all’

Published: 04/02/2021 in National

Texas GOP congressional candidate Sery Kim falsely suggested that Chinese immigrants are responsible for bringing the coronavirus to the U.S.

Texas School To Be Named After Indian-American Woman

Published: 03/31/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

An elementary school in the US state of Texas will be named after an Indian-American trailblazer Sonal Bhucher so that her legacy in education and philanthropy continues for generations to come,...

Dr. Vin Gupta slams Covid reopening policies of Arizona, Florida and Texas

Published: 03/26/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

"It's not good public policy what the governors of Arizona, Florida and Texas are doing," Gupta said. "It just doesn't make sense from a scientific standpoint."

Texas lawmakers consider major criminal justice changes in George Floyd’s name

Published: 03/25/2021 in National

The legislation would prohibit choke holds and limit use of lethal force.

Texas Roadhouse founder Kent Taylor dies at 65 after taking life following post Covid struggle

Published: 03/21/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Taylor died by suicide after a battle with post-Covid-19 related symptoms, including severe tinnitus, his family said in a company-issued statement

How Texas is luring big businesses and billionaires away from California

Published: 03/20/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

From Oracle to Hewlett Packard Enterprise to Elon Musk, Texas is luring big businesses and billionaires away from California. This is how.

An Asian American chef slammed Texas for lifting its mask mandate. Then racist graffiti hit his shop.

Published: 03/15/2021 in National

About a dozen strangers who heard about the vandalism showed up with cleaning supplies and paint remover. By the end of the day, the storefront was clean again.

"Staggering number" of migrant kids pack Texas facility, lawyers say

Published: 03/12/2021 in World - CBSNews.com

"Some of the boys said that conditions were so overcrowded that they had to take turns sleeping on the floor," a lawyer who interviewed the children told CBS News.

3 Killed, 1 Injured In Shooting At Apartment Complex In US' Texas: Police

Published: 03/11/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Three people were killed and another person was injured during a shooting incident that took place on Wednesday night in southwest Houston, Texas in the United States, police said.

Texas AG Ken Paxton attacks Austin mayor over mask mandate: ‘Maybe it’s oxygen deprivation from quintuple-masking’

Published: 03/11/2021 in National

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton (R) threatened to sue Austin Mayor Steve Adler (D) after the state capital's leaders said they would keep enforcing a mask mandate.

Covid: Texas and Mississippi lifting restrictions too soon?

Published: 03/10/2021 in BBC News - World

Two US states are lifting compulsory coronavirus restrictions, but are they in a position to do so?

Texas opens Covid vaccine eligibility to people 50 and older as it lifts mask mandate

Published: 03/10/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

The move will add 5 million more Texans to the state's priority list, though some of them have already been vaccinated, the state's health department said.

End To Mask Rule Puts Texas Restaurants Stuck In Tough Spot

Published: 03/06/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Sipping coffee at a sidewalk cafe in upscale Houston Heights, Evelyne Marcks shakes her head at the Texas governor's decision to scrap a mask-wearing mandate before the Covid-19 pandemic is under...

Ten years ago, 241 Texas power plants couldn’t take the cold. Dozens of them failed again this year.

Published: 03/06/2021 in National

More than 30 Texas power plants failed during a 2011 winter freeze and again in 2021, despite warnings about the need to winterize their equipment.

FEMA would help with border surge in Texas under new Biden proposal

Published: 03/04/2021 in National

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has not signed off on the plan, which requires state approval

Texas power grid CEO fired after deadly February blackouts during winter storm

Published: 03/03/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Texas' power grid manager was fired Wednesday amid growing calls for his ouster following February's deadly blackouts that left millions of people without electricity.

Biden: End of Texas mask mandate is 'neanderthal thinking'

Published: 03/03/2021 in BBC News - World

President Biden describes the change of policy in the state as a "big mistake".

As Texas and Mississippi move to open ‘100%’ and lift mask mandates, health officials warn: ‘It’s still too early.’

Published: 03/03/2021 in National

Republican governors lifted mask mandates and coronavirus restrictions in Texas and Mississippi, inspiring backlash from health experts and Democrats.

Coronavirus: Texas moves to lift mask mandate and lift Covid rules

Published: 03/02/2021 in BBC News - World

Texas's mask mandate will be lifted and businesses allowed to reopen fully, Governor Abbott says.

Texas Governor Lifts Mask Mandate, Opening State "100 Percent"

Published: 03/02/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Texas Governor Greg Abbott lifted a state mask mandate on Tuesday and said he was authorizing businesses restricted because of the coronavirus pandemic to open "100 percent."

Texas, Mississippi lift Covid restrictions and mask mandates, despite CDC warnings

Published: 03/02/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

While daily new cases have been falling rapidly since the peak in January, the decline appears to be levelling off at a worryingly high rate of infection.

Texas weather: Biden visits state amid recovery from deadly cold snap

Published: 02/26/2021 in BBC News - World

Texas has been devastated by cold weather and power outages which left millions without water access.

Texas sea turtles released back into sea after cold front eases

Published: 02/26/2021 in BBC News - World

Thousands of "cold-stunned" turtles were rescued as temperatures dropped to record lows this month.

Texas vaccination site turned away at least 14 undocumented immigrants over their status, against state policy

Published: 02/26/2021 in National

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley has apologized after at least 14 people were wrongly denied vaccines over their immigration status.

The Texas freeze’s silent victims: wildebeest, gemsbok antelope and other ‘exotic’ animals

Published: 02/25/2021 in National

Ranchers and breeders are still calculating their losses. ‘It was heartbreaking,’ one says.

Gap to invest $140 million to build Texas warehouse as online sales swell

Published: 02/24/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

The Longview, Texas, warehouse will be able to process 1 million packages per day as Gap tries to double its online business over the next two years.

Weekly mortgage application volume drops 11% as rates spike and Texas power outages hurt demand

Published: 02/24/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Total mortgage application volume fell 11.4% compared with the previous week, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association's seasonally adjusted index.

Texas train carrying fuel in flames after crossing collision

Published: 02/23/2021 in BBC News - World

Homes are evacuated as a train transporting fuel burns, sending black smoke billowing into the sky.

President Biden to visit Texas on Friday following deadly winter storm

Published: 02/23/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

President Biden said he will travel to Houston, Texas on Friday. He will be joined by first lady Jill Biden.

A delivery driver got stuck in a client’s driveway during the Texas storm. They took her in for five days.

Published: 02/23/2021 in National

“I just couldn’t get over it — they never saw me as a burden, not even for a second,” said Chelsea Timmons.

Texas AG Ken Paxton left Austin for Utah during power outages. Democrats say he ‘couldn’t care less about the people.’

Published: 02/23/2021 in National

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is the latest GOP leader facing blowback for leaving the state during the devastating winter storm.

Texas weather: Family of 11-year-old file lawsuit over his death

Published: 02/22/2021 in BBC News - World

Cristian Pineda, 11, was found dead by his mother amid freezing temperatures last week.

Family of 11-year-old boy who died in an unheated Texas mobile home sues power companies for over $100 million

Published: 02/22/2021 in National

The mother of 11-year-old Cristian Pavon, who died of suspected hypothermia inside his unheated Texas mobile home last week, is suing two energy providers for gross negligence. The family is seeking damages, funeral expenses and a judgment of more than $100 million.

Texas weather: State should pay soaring power bills, says Houston mayor

Published: 02/21/2021 in BBC News - World

Many residents who managed to keep their power on now face electricity bills of thousands of dollars.

State of Texas should pay for enormous energy bills after power outages, Houston mayor says

Published: 02/21/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

As power resumes for most of Texas, some households now face utility bills as high as $10,000.

Texas Freeze Forced US Oil Refineries To Release Tons Of Air Pollutants

Published: 02/21/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

The largest US oil refiners released tons of air pollutants into the skies over Texas this week, according to figures provided to the state, as one environmental crisis triggered another.

Texas officials launch investigation into enormous power bills after last week’s storm

Published: 02/21/2021 in National

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) said Saturday the massive spike in electricity prices was "unacceptable."

"Not Just A Texas Issue": Power Restored As Biden Faces 1st Big Crisis

Published: 02/20/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Texas authorities have restored power statewide bringing relief after days of unprecedentedly frigid temperatures, but millions were still struggling Saturday without safe, drinkable water.

Biden Approves Major Disaster Declaration For Texas After Deadly Freeze

Published: 02/20/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

US President Joe Biden approved a major disaster declaration for Texas on Saturday as the state struggles with the fallout from a winter storm that killed at least two dozen people and caused...

Biden declares major disaster in Texas, boosting aid as state struggles with power outage fallout

Published: 02/20/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

President Joe Biden has approved a major disaster declaration for Texas as the state grapples with widespread power outages and water shortages.

He’s rescued 500 people from icy Texas roads: ‘As fast as I was clearing cars out, people were pulling in and getting stuck’

Published: 02/20/2021 in National

Ryan Sivley rescues people in his truck, which he lovingly calls “The Beast.”

Half of Texas with disrupted water service; disaster declaration expected from Biden

Published: 02/20/2021 in MercoPress

Biden has asked his team to expedite Texas’s request for a disaster declaration, clearing the way for more federal resources United States president Joe Biden announced a disaster declaration for Texas, clearing the way for more aid in a crippling winter storm. Millions of residents in the United States’ biggest oil and gas producer have dealt with power outages, and nearly half of Texans struggled on Friday with disrupted water service. Nearly two dozen deaths have been attributed to the storm and a cold snap.

Texas Residents Queue For Drinking Water After Deadly Winter Storm

Published: 02/19/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Frustrated Texans queued for hours for safe drinking water Friday, after an unprecedented and deadly "polar plunge" burst pipes and left millions in the US state shivering without power or clean water...

Texas weather: Water shortages continue to plague storm-hit south

Published: 02/19/2021 in BBC News - World

As electricity slowly returns to Texas, many Americans still do not have access to running water.

Texas grid operator to end emergency conditions, millions still under boil-water notice

Published: 02/19/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

The severe winter weather continues to wreak havoc on Texas.

An 11-year-old boy died in an unheated Texas mobile home. Authorities suspect hypothermia.

Published: 02/19/2021 in National

Cristian Pavon, 11, was found dead Tuesday inside an unheated mobile home after his family's Texas trailer lost power over the weekend.

Texas inmates live with clogged toilets, freezing cells amid power outages, advocates say: ‘So cold that their bodies are numb’

Published: 02/19/2021 in National

Freezing Texas inmates have been living among stagnant urine and feces filling toilets that could not be flushed, advocates and inmates say.

Texas Winter Storm Likely Due To Climate Change: White House

Published: 02/18/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

The White House said on Thursday a severe winter storm engulfing Texas and nearby states was the type of extreme weather event that climate change is triggering, rejecting assertions by Texas...

Texas storm: ‘He’s 92 so we wrapped him tight like a mummy’

Published: 02/18/2021 in BBC News - World

Like so many desperate Texans, Henry is struggling to stay warm without power.

Power Restored To Most In Texas After "Tragic Few Days"

Published: 02/18/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Hundreds of thousands of homes in Texas are coping without heat for a fourth day on Thursday after utilities made some progress restoring power, as the state's leaders came under mounting criticism...

Texas Senator Ted Cruz flew to Mexico amid state energy crisis, US media report

Published: 02/18/2021 in BBC News - World

Reports of the Republican's trip come as hundreds of thousands of Texans remain without power.

Texas is frozen and in crisis. A furniture store owner has emerged as a hero — again.

Published: 02/18/2021 in National

“The logistics are a little hard, but we’re making it work,” said Jim McIngvale, who opened his furniture showrooms as shelters. “The main thing is to get people out of the cold.”

Texas weather: Thousands of cold-stunned turtles rescued

Published: 02/18/2021 in BBC News - World

Around 4,700 cold-stunned reptiles are saved from the deadly US winter storm.

Texas outages hit water supplies as thousands struggle without power for a fourth day

Published: 02/18/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Power outages intensified in Louisiana and Mississippi as conditions from a historic winter storm curbed the region's supply just as demand rose.

Texas hospitals are running out of water. Some facilities are now evacuating patients for their safety.

Published: 02/18/2021 in National

As millions of Texans remain without power, hospitals throughout the state have lost water and heat, leaving doctors scrambling to conserve resources and care for vulnerable residents.

Texas weather: Residents told to boil tap water amid power blackouts

Published: 02/18/2021 in BBC News - World

Water treatment facilities are hit as many struggle with power cuts and frigid conditions.

No Electricity, No Water As Texas Shivers With More Dark Days Ahead

Published: 02/17/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Texas officials warned of "disasters within the disaster" of historic cold weather that left millions without heat for a third day on Wednesday, telling residents to prepare for energy to not return...

Texas weather: Are frozen wind turbines to blame for power cuts?

Published: 02/17/2021 in BBC News - World

Frozen wind turbines are being blamed for power failures - but problems with fossils fuels are a bigger issue.

Texas weather: ‘We’re on day three of no power'

Published: 02/17/2021 in BBC News - World

Millions are still without power and water all across Texas after a winter storm.

How the Texas power grid failed and what could stop it from happening again

Published: 02/17/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Millions were left without power in Texas as a historic storm crippled the state's electric grid. Looking forward, experts outline some steps that can be taken.

Texas snow: Mayor quits after 'only strong will survive' post

Published: 02/17/2021 in BBC News - World

Colorado City's mayor posted "no-one owes you or your family anything", amid a deadly winter storm.

Volunteers race to save thousands of cold-stunned turtles washing up in Texas

Published: 02/17/2021 in National

Turtles along the Texas Gulf Coast have been "cold stunned" by the winter storm affecting the region, washing up comatose on the shore of South Padre Island in a kind of hypothermic shock.

Texas weather: Deaths mount as winter storm leaves millions without power

Published: 02/17/2021 in BBC News - World

At least 21 people have died while many more are struggling with power cuts and frigid conditions.

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott blames wind turbines, Green New Deal policies for historic power failures. Critics call that ‘a lie.'

Published: 02/17/2021 in National

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) blamed frozen wind turbines for his state's catastrophic power failures despite a small percentage of energy coming from the renewable source.

Texas mayor tells residents to fend for themselves during power outage: ‘Only the strong will survive’

Published: 02/17/2021 in National

Tim Boyd’s tirade, which also suggested that “lazy” residents find their own ways of procuring water and electricity, immediately drew backlash, leading Boyd to announce his resignation.

"Extremely Dangerous": Blackouts And Chaos In Freezing Texas

Published: 02/16/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

The dangerously cold temperatures gripping auto-reliant Texas present a terrible dilemma for millions of residents: Stay put in heat-less homes, or ignore all official advice and venture forth on to...

Severe winter storm temporarily shutters hundreds of Walmart stores in Texas, other states

Published: 02/16/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Hundreds of Walmart stores are temporarily closed as winter weather causes severe ice and power outages in Texas, the Southeast and other parts of the country.

The Texas winter storm may drive up gasoline prices across the country

Published: 02/16/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

The Texas freeze is expected to push gasoline prices up across the U.S. by about 10 cents per gallon within the next couple of days.

Energy prices jump as millions left without power in Texas

Published: 02/16/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Energy prices spiked on Tuesday as severe weather hit Texas

Storm knocks out power for more than 3.8 million in Texas, suspected tornado kills 3 in North Carolina

Published: 02/16/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

More than 3.8 million people are waking up without power in Texas amid record low temperatures.

In pictures: Snow blankets Texas

Published: 02/16/2021 in BBC News - World

Images from the US state of Texas as a winter storm brings freezing weather and a rare snowfall.

Texas blanketed by snow

Published: 02/15/2021 in BBC News - World

A severe winter storm has swept throughout Texas bringing snow, ice, and dangerously low temperatures.

Cold Snap Leaves 8 Million In Texas, Mexico Without Power

Published: 02/15/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

A rare deep freeze in Texas that raised demand for power forced the state's electric grid operator on Monday to impose rotating blackouts, leaving 4 million customers without power even as...

Oil refineries shut as Texas energy industry reels from deep freeze

Published: 02/15/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

A deep freeze across Texas over the weekend shut oil refineries and forced restrictions from natural gas pipeline operators.

Rare Deep Freeze Leaves More Than 2 Million Texas Customers Without Power

Published: 02/15/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

A rare deep freeze in Texas that raised demand for power forced the U.S. state's electric grid operator on Monday to impose rotating blackouts that left more than 2 million customers without...

US cold snap: Why is Texas seeing Arctic temperatures?

Published: 02/14/2021 in BBC News - World

Freezing temperatures have been recorded across the usually hot southern US state.

Six Die In Icy Texas Pileup As Frigid Weather Blankets Much Of US

Published: 02/11/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Winter weather battered the United States from coast to coast on Thursday as a series of storms expected to last for days mixed with an Arctic air mass to bring snow and freezing rain as far south as...

Cat filter: Texas lawyer on becoming 'internet sensation' after Zoom mishap

Published: 02/10/2021 in BBC News - World

Lawyer Rod Ponton on becoming an "internet sensation" following a filter mishap during a court case.

Republican Rep. Ron Wright of Texas dies of Covid

Published: 02/08/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

The 67-year-old Texas Republican contracted Covid-19 in January and is the first sitting member of Congress to die from the virus.

Texas officials apologise after 'Chucky' missing child alert

Published: 02/03/2021 in BBC News - World

The horror character featured on a Amber Alert message sent out by the Texas Department of Safety.

A Texas man who stormed the Capitol threatened to ‘assassinate’ Ocasio-Cortez, feds say

Published: 01/25/2021 in National

Garret A. Miller was arrested and charged with unlawful entry of the Capitol on Jan. 6, violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds, obstruction or impeding any official proceedings, civil disorder and making threats.

George Floyd languished inside a Texas prison. Communities and companies saw it as ‘economic development.’

Published: 01/22/2021 in National

Bartlett State Jail contributed to a third of the city's budget. But inside, prisoners like Floyd got little training or education that would help them reintegrate into society.

Texas man in Capitol riot allegedly threatened to kill his kids if they turned him in: ‘Traitors get shot’

Published: 01/19/2021 in National

Federal agents arrested Guy Reffitt on Saturday and charged him with obstruction of justice and unlawful entry.

NRA files for bankruptcy, says it will reincorporate in Texas

Published: 01/15/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

The gun-rights advocacy group said it would restructure as a Texas nonprofit.

The U.S. paid a Texas company nearly $70 million for ventilators that were unfit for covid-19 patients. Why?

Published: 01/07/2021 in National

As the U.S. government ramped up its purchasing of ventilators to treat coronavirus patients, it inked a $16 million deal with AutoMedx to buy its SAVe II ventilator. But the ventilator doesn't work for the novel coronavirus, according to research studies, internal emails from military doctors and emergency-room doctors treating covid-19 patients. One of AutoMedx's co-founders is now on a White House task force and is involved in advising it on which ventilators to buy.

Pastor killed, 2 injured in Texas church shooting

Published: 01/04/2021 in National

The suspect, who was wounded, will probably be charged with capital murder, authorities said.

Shooting In Texas Church Leaves 1 Dead, Others Wounded: Governor

Published: 01/03/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

A shooting Sunday morning in a church in northeastern Texas left one person dead and others wounded, officials said.

Texas breaks from CDC guidelines in vaccinating elderly over police for next round of Covid shots

Published: 12/23/2020 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Texas, Florida and Massachusetts have so far broken from the CDC in setting a different schedule for who gets the next round of Covid-19 vaccine shots next.

Google says Texas was wrong about its deal with WhatsApp — it's just a backup service

Published: 12/16/2020 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

The dispute over the point in the lawsuit is an example of how routine features like message backups can be cast as partnerships between big tech companies.

Texas leads new antitrust lawsuit against Google targeting ad tech

Published: 12/16/2020 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

The lawsuit follows a separate complaint from the Department of Justice claiming Google has illegally maintained a monopoly in online general search.

A Texas-Made $2.1 Million Hypercar Will Attempt A New Speed Record

Published: 12/15/2020 in NDTV News - World-news

The Venom F5 has front fenders arched in a wolf snarl and a rear roofline ribbed like the back of some ancient reptile. The sides of its body are chiseled back to skeletal proportions; the quad...

US Top Court Dismisses Texas Suit Seeking To Overturn Trump's Poll Loss

Published: 12/11/2020 in NDTV News - World-news

The US Supreme Court on Friday dismissed a bid by Texas to overturn the results of the presidential election, which Republican Donald Trump lost to Democrat Joe Biden, in a fresh setback for the...

Texas governor says companies moving headquarters to the state has turned into a 'tidal wave'

Published: 12/11/2020 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

"They are looking for a state that gives them the independence, the autonomy and the freedom to chart their own course," Texas Gov. Greg Abbott told CNBC.

Oracle is moving its headquarters from Silicon Valley to Austin, Texas

Published: 12/11/2020 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Oracle is the latest tech company to relocate from California to Austin, Texas.

Battleground states urge Supreme Court to reject Texas' bid to overturn Biden's wins

Published: 12/10/2020 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Those states — Pennsylvania, Michigan, Wisconsin and Georgia — have all certified their Electoral College votes to Joe Biden over President Donald Trump.

Trump, 17 US States Back Texas Bid To Undo His Election Loss At Top Court

Published: 12/09/2020 in NDTV News - World-news

President Donald Trump on Wednesday asked the US Supreme Court to let him join a long-shot lawsuit by Texas seeking to overturn his election loss by throwing out the voting results in four states,...

17 states tell Supreme Court they support Texas bid to reverse Biden win

Published: 12/09/2020 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

President Donald Trump defeated Joe Biden in the popular vote of all of those states, but one of Nebraska's electoral votes was won by Biden.

Trump says he will join Texas in long-shot Supreme Court bid to undo Biden win

Published: 12/09/2020 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Trump said he will join Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton's long-shot effort at the Supreme Court to reverse Joe Biden's victory in the election.

Elon Musk moves Tesla to Texas in Silicon Valley snub

Published: 12/09/2020 in BBC News - World

The billionaire tech entrepreneur said the state of California had become "complacent" with innovators.

Elon Musk Relocates To Texas; Compares Himself To War General

Published: 12/08/2020 in NDTV News - World-news

Silicon Valley billionaire Elon Musk said on Tuesday he had relocated to Texas from California as he wanted to focus more on Tesla Inc's new electric car plant and his SpaceX venture in the Lone Star...