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Texas is the second largest state in the United States by both area and population. Geographically located in the South Central region of the country, Texas shares borders with the U.S. states of Louisiana to the east, Arkansas to the northeast, Oklahoma to the north, New Mexico to the west, and the Mexican states of Chihuahua, Coahuila, Nuevo León, and Tamaulipas to the southwest, and has a coastline with the Gulf of Mexico to the southeast.

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Kevin McAleenan testified about conditions at the border one day after meeting with Norah O'Donnell in Texas
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On Capitol Hill, Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan defended his efforts to fix the border crisis. Just 24 hours earlier, he was in Texas, giving..
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Company that bought the Toys R Us name in a bankruptcy court sale will start a new toy story with outlets in N.J. and Texas
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Police arrested a 15-year-old boy for spitting in an Arizona Tea bottle and putting it back on the shelf at an Odessa Albertsons, according to CB7.
 
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A Texas woman broke a hospital's "cancer-free" bell after excitedly ringing it on her last day of treatment.
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CBS News has an exclusive look inside the growing immigration crisis. "CBS Evening News" anchor and managing editor Norah O'Donnell visited the U.S.-Mexico..
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"CBS Evening News" anchor Norah O'Donnell went to McAllen, Texas, to look inside the country's largest migrant processing facility. She reflected on her time,..
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Just across the bridge from Brownsville, Texas, some people are sleeping on the sidewalk, worried they'll lose their place in line
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Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan spoke to "CBS Evening News" Norah O'Donnell in McAllen, Texas
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A mother in custody at the nation's largest migrant processing center in McAllen, Texas, spoke to "CBS Evening News" anchor Norah O'Donnell about her journey to..
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The House will vote on articles of impeachment today brought forth by Texas Democratic Rep. Al Green. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has not indicated support for..
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One way or another, the House of Representatives will finally have to act in some manner on impeaching Donald Trump. After threatening to do so ever since Trump..
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Rep. Al Green made the move right after the House voted to condemn Trump for his recent racist tweets
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Export curbs Japan imposed in its dispute with South Korea will adversely effect global technology companies and hurt the operations of tech giant Samsung in the..
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Rep. Al Green (D-Texas) said he planned to introduce his articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump Tuesday night and will force a House floor vote..
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The fossil discovered at the Big Bend National Park in Texas led to the classification of the Aquilarhinus palilmentus.
 
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by Ginger Thompson The Border Patrol agent, a veteran with 13 years on the job, had been assigned to the agency’s detention center in McAllen, Texas, for close..
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A UDRP was filed against the owners of the domain VaporSupply.com, Domain Gang reported Monday. Registered in 2007, the domain is an outlet of vaping devices, a..
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A U.S. Army soldier killed in Afghanistan was identified on Sunday as decorated special forces company Sergeant Major James G. "Ryan" Sartor of Teague, Texas,..
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The Democratic presidential hopeful from Texas published a blog post in which he discussed his family's history and his support for reparations.
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Delissa Crayton lived with her mother's decaying remains for three years after she fell in their shared residence, police in Seguin, Texas said.
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Springer scores go-ahead run from first on Altuve's two-out double in 11th inning and Astros beat Rangers 7-6
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On Friday night, The Los Angeles Angels played their first home game since teammate Tyler Skaggs died on July 1st during a road trip in Texas. The Angels would..
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Several Democratic lawmakers traveled to Texas on Saturday and toured the same facility Vice President Pence visited Friday. Nikole Killion reports.
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Vice President Mike Pence toured two Border Patrol facilities on Friday, later saying they were “providing care that every American would be proud of.”
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Mike Pence's visit gave Americans a sense of the stench, crowded rooms, and the sounds of shouting men at the center of the border controversy.
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Vice President Mike Pence spent hours touring border patrol facilities on Friday, including the Donna tent city outside McAllen, Texas. In the second holding..
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US Vice President Mike Pence has toured two detention facilities on the Texas border, including a Border Patrol station where hundreds of men were crowded in..
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Vice President Mike Pence viewed an overcrowded, foul-smelling facility in Texas on Friday where nearly 400 men are detained after being accused of crossing the..
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Vice President Mike Pence toured a Border Patrol facility in Texas after reports that migrants detained are being held in dangerous conditions.
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Vice President Mike Pence and a group of Senate Republicans toured a border facility in Texas amid concerns over conditions at such centers.
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Taken into custody at the border, David Xol was sent back to gang-ridden rural Guatemala -- but his son was held in detention. Now 9 years old and sheltered by a..
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The remains of 18-month-old Cedrick Jackson were found in a Rowlett landfill shortly after he was the subject of a statewide Amber Alert.
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US police believe the mother suffered a fall in 2016 and her daughter did not provide adequate care.
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On June 12, Gerardo, a 41-year-old indigenous bricklayer from Guatemala, appeared before a U.S. immigration judge in El Paso, Texas. Since crossing the..
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“Never have we ever, or anyone we’ve spoken to, heard of an entire human being consumed [by dogs],” said a local police deputy.
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What could become the first hurricane of the season appears to be bearing down on the Gulf Coast. Hurricane watches were posted along the southern coast of..
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New holding center for migrant children opens in Texas
 
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Here's the latest for Wednesday July 10: Acosta defends his handling of Epstein plea deal; Kim Darroch, British ambassador to the US, resigns; New holding center..
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The National Hurricane Center is predicting a tropical storm system will become the season's first hurricane named Barry over the Gulf of Mexico and will strike..
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House lawmakers held a hearing last month over a bill that would set up a commission to study paying reparations for slavery. Rep. Shelia Jackson Lee, D-Texas,..
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Rip Torn, the free-spirited Texan who overcame his quirky name to become a distinguished actor in television, theater, and movies, such as "Men in Black," and..
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Whether you prefer your meat cooked Texas, Memphis, Carolina or Kansas City-style, here are eight eateries BBQ fans must try.
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Norma Allbritton was arrested for the shooting death of her husband more than 30 years ago.
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