Texas

State in the southern United States

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

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"The path forward for the citizens of Lake Jackson is not going to be one that's short," Texas Commission on Environmental Quality executive director Toby Baker..
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Texas officials say it could be months before a city water supply is purged of a deadly parasite. A boil water notice in Lake Jackson could be in place for three..
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Sonos has filed another patent lawsuit against Google, alleging that the search giant is infringing five wireless..
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A Houston-area city manager says it will take 60 days to ensure a city drinking water system is purged of a deadly, microscopic parasite that officials say..
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Shawna Jensen's moment of reckoning came in March, as she sat in her suburban Fort Worth, Texas, living room next to her fireplace. Her laptop was open to a Zoom..
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Trump reportedly avoided paying income tax for over a decade; Brain-eating parasite found in Texas water kills 6-year-old boy
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LAKE JACKSON, Texas — A Houston-area official said Monday it will take 60 days to ensure a city drinking water system is purged of a deadly, microscopic..
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Mark Cuban is personally helping Delonte West get back on his feet ... with the Dallas Mavericks owner picking up the ex-NBA star at a gas station in Texas. As..
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Nearly 30,000 people in southeast Texas are being told to boil their tap water following the recent death of a 6-year-old boy who officials say passed away from..
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ProPublica reports a malware attack has targeted a email system in a central Texas county as cybersecurity experts warn about vulnerabilities in voting systems..
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A Texas Sheriff featured on "Live PD" is now facing charges of evidence tampering -- he's accused of deleting video of cops chasing a Black man who died in..
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U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams said during a stop in Texas Monday that a vaccine against COVID-19 could be ready as soon as the end of this year or early..
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Grand jury indicted Sheriff Robert Chody on an evidence tampering charge in the destruction of video of deputies Tasing a Black man who died in 2019.
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A boil advisory was in effect for a Texas city after earlier this month 6-year-old Josiah McIntyre died after contracting Naegleria fowleri.
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One American plans to vote in the upcoming election, even though she'll be more than 200 miles above earth on November 3. Astronaut Kate Rubins is training for a..
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The death of a 6-year-old boy in southeast Texas has sparked an investigation into the area's water supply. Josiah McIntyre died on September 8 in Lake Jackson,..
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"The state of Texas is taking swift action to respond to the situation and support the communities whose water systems have been impacted by this amoeba,"..
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A 6-year-old boy died in Lake Jackson, Texas, after being infected by an organism that enters the nose and travels to the brain.
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A Texas city has issued a disaster declaration and warned residents not to use tap water after a brain-eating amoeba was found to have infected the water supply...
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People in Lake Jackson, Texas, are urged not to use tap water because it might be contaminated.
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Residents of south-east Texas had more than COVID to worry about this week -- they were just told NOT to use unfiltered water ... if they didn't want their..
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A Texas teen's hospitalization led to her aunt's immigration arrest and her placement in a U.S. government shelter for migrant minors.
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Ron Paul is recovering in the hospital after suffering an apparent medical emergency while doing a live online broadcast. The former 12-term congressman from..
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Joe Exotic thinks the walls are closing around Carole Baskin ... and he's hoping her missing husband's family finally gets some answers and justice. The 'Tiger..
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President Trump leads Democratic opponent Joe Biden in Texas, but not by much, according to a poll released Wednesday. The Quinnipiac University poll showed..
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Close races in Georgia, Iowa and Texas show President Trump’s vulnerability and suggest that Joseph Biden has assembled a formidable coalition, according to a..
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After the couple got married, they decided to give out their fresh flower arrangements to people — in effort to spread joy around their neighborhood.
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League City, Texas authorities are warning people not to walk in flood water because of "floating ant piles."
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Remnants of Tropical Storm Beta are battering the Gulf Coast with torrential rains from Texas all the way to New Orleans. Janet Shamlian reports.
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Bayous are overflowing their banks as some areas are inundated by more than a foot of relentless rain.
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Pascale Ferrier, a Canadian computer programmer, is also accused of mailing poison to Texas authorities.
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Tropical Storm Beta was downgraded to a tropical depression after hitting the Texas coast. Tanya Rivero spoke with CBS News meteorologist and climate change..
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The near miss by Hurricane Laura last month has Texas officials and experts again pushing for the construction of a long discussed coastal barrier system to..
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Beta has weakened to a tropical depression as it parked itself over the Texas coast, raising concerns of extensive flooding in Houston and areas further inland...
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Already, over a foot of rain had fallen in some areas around Houston, leaving roadways flooded and motorists stranded.
 
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Heavy rain from Tropical Storm Beta has caused rivers, creeks and bayous to overflow and flood in Texas.
 
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Adeline Fagan was an OB/GYN starting her second year of residency in Texas when she began showing symptoms.
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Tropical storm made landfall late Monday and is expected to stay put over Lone Star State most of the day.
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Here's the latest for Tuesday September 22nd: Tropical Storm Beta reaches Texas coast; Fire forces more evacuations near Los Angeles; More possible allegations..
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Tropical Storm Beta made landfall on the Texas coast on Monday night. southwest of Houston. It had with maximum winds of 45 mph, the U.S. National Hurricane..
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A woman suspected of sending the poison ricin in an envelope addressed to the White House has been arrested at the New York-Canada border. The woman is also..
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As Tropical Storm Beta batters the Texas coast, the biggest unknown is how much rainfall it could produce in areas that have already seen their share of damaging..
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Tropical Storm Beta is trudging towards Galveston, Texas, bringing more rain, wind and stress to a community that has already been drenched and battered during..
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Tropical Storm Beta was forecast to make landfall in Texas on Monday, the latest storm in an exceptionally busy hurricane season.
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The battle over filling Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Supreme Court seat has begun. Also, more than 10 million people are under storm warnings as Tropical Storm Beta is..
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Storm took its name from Greek alphabet since forecasters ran out of names that begin with letters from the regular alphabet.
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Rowdy Swanson, 20, was competing in Texas, when he was bucked off while riding a bull, the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association said.
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Here's the latest for Monday September 21st: Trump says he'll pick new Supreme Court justice soon; Ricin suspect arrested on US-Canada border; Tropical Storm..
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Tropical Storm Beta is set to make landfall along Texas' central or upper Gulf Coast late Monday night, the National Hurricane Center said. It could drop up to..
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The NTSB is investigating deadly small plane crashes in Texas, Michigan and Indiana, and a fatal helicopter crash in Illinois over the weekend.
 
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The storm is expected to approach the Texas coast on Monday.
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Envelopes with ricin were intercepted last week on their way to the White House, a sheriff’s office and a detention facility in Texas.
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