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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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Here's the latest for Friday May 24th: British Prime Minister Theresa May announces she's resigning; Trump tells intelligence to cooperate with investigation of..
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Health officials in Texas say a person who passed through Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport on May 15th tested positive for measles. Tarrant County health..
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Tornadoes strafed the middle of the country Thursday, this time concentrated in sparsely populated panhandles of Oklahoma and Texas. One particulary large funnel..
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In natural disasters, people often focus on the major cities hit hardest -- New Orleans, Houston, Miami -- but what of the small towns in between? The CBSN..
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At least 8 dead amid outbreak of severe weather in central U.S.; Texas student wins 2019 National Geographic Bee.
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Tony Finau changes his putting grip and shoots 64 to take the early lead at the Charles Schwab Challenge in Fort Worth, Texas.
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Officials monitoring air quality after Texas chemical plant fire; Wildflower "super bloom" attracting fans on a quest for the perfect picture.
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Nihar Janga, a student from Austin, Texas, just won National Geographic GeoBee. He beat out 53 others to win the title. Jan Crawford reports.
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Partial government shutdown looming; "Porch Pirates" in Texas steal items for needy kids
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A 10-year-old girl from El Salvador died in the U.S. in September, but her death was not previously reported. It's the sixth known case of a migrant child dying..
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In Austin, Texas, an accomplished eighth grader became the country’s new geography champion. Nihar Janga beat out 53 other state and territory champions to win..
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Three Texas environmental groups notified Valero Energy Corp on Wednesday of plans to file a lawsuit under the U.S. Clean Air Act for pollution at the company's..
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Customs and Border Protection temporarily suspended intake at the largest migrant processing center in Texas on Wednesday as the United States agency fights an..
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CBS News has confirmed the 2018 death of a migrant child. Following Monday's death of a 16-year-old who was in U.S. custody, the total number of children who..
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Thirty-two people tested positive for the flu, the U.S. Border Patrol said
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O'Rourke told a Texas crowd the country is in need of a "new voting rights act" and Abrams would play a part in that
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The border patrol’s largest migrant processing center is closed for now over fears of a potentially deadly flu outbreak. A 16-year-old from Guatemala, Carlos..
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A dozen school-aged children were rescued after their train of roller coaster cars stalled at Wonderland Park in Amarillo, Texas.
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Severe storms in the middle of the country are now blamed for two deaths. Also, the biggest processing center for migrants in Texas is shut down to new arrivals..
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McAllen, Texas facility temporarily stops taking in detainees; teen who just died was diagnosed with flu there
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Six years ago, a monster tornado killed 24 people in Oklahoma. On Monday, forecasters are warning people in Oklahoma and Texas about a series of tornadoes hit..
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A 16-year-old boy from Guatemala was found dead Monday in the Texas facility where he was being held by U.S. Border Patrol. Carlos Hernandez Vásquez died hours..
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Severe weather brought nearly seven inches of rain to parts of Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri, and Texas Monday night, causing life-threatening flash flooding. In..
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Like giant lawnmowers, more than a dozen twisters hit Texas, Oklahoma and Kansas, including two at once.
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The Human Rights Campaign tracked at least 26 deaths of transgender people due to violence. The majority of victims were black transgender women.
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U.S. southern plains states face more tornadoes, hail and heavy rain after at least 19 twisters tore through parts of Texas and Oklahoma, but the storm system..
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An intense storm system moved across the Southern Plains on Monday, spawning tornadoes that caused scattered damage and a deluge of rain. Areas of Oklahoma and..
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A 16-year-old boy died Monday at a Border Patrol station in Texas, becoming the fifth child from Guatemala to die since December after being apprehended by US..
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Arkansas senior Maria Fassi won the NCAA title on her home course and gave the Razorbacks a shot at the team title as one of eight teams that advanced to match..
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When an 8-year-old girl was taken in broad daylight near Fort Worth, Texas, a group of volunteers went looking for her. One man saw the suspect's car and called..
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Tornadoes hit parts of Texas and Oklahoma on Monday, where forecasters predicted the worst storms in more than two years. CBS New York chief weathercaster Lonnie..
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Powerful gusts of wind and rain whipped through parts of Oklahoma late Monday
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A man has been charged in the abduction of an 8-year-old girl who was snatched from a street in Fort Worth, Texas, as she walked with her mother. Fort Worth..
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A 16-year-old boy from Guatemala was found unresponsive at a Border Patrol station in Texas today, a week after he was apprehended crossing the U.S. border. CBS..
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Forecasters said a rare “high risk” zone for potentially catastrophic tornadoes, issued for the first time in two years, included Oklahoma City and Norman.
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A 16-year-old Guatemalan boy died on Monday in U.S. Border Patrol custody in Texas, U.S. officials said, making him the fifth Guatemalan minor to die after being..
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The boy was "found unresponsive" Monday morning after spending the night at a border patrol facility in Texas, according to agency officials
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8-year-old Texas girl found after abduction
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From Bari to Texas, Rome's only female Michelin starred-chef and her rise to fame has been a fascinating and inspiring journey to follow. Here are her tips for..
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More powerful storms are building in the southern Plains where five and a half million people are under a threat of severe weather. Tornadoes touched down in..
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A dangerous day for weather is forecast for Monday in portions of Texas and Oklahoma. "An outbreak of tornadoes, some potentially long-track and violent, is..
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Matthew McConaughey goes back to Texas high school and gets diploma, Santas renew vows in North Pole on Alaska cruise, and more
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Surveillance video from a home near Fort Worth shows the kidnapping of 8-year-old Salem Sabatka. She was out for a walk with her mother when she was taken by..
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Salem Sabatka, 8, was found safe and the 51-year-old man accused of abducting her was taken into custody, according to Texas police.
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In the west Texas town of Abilene, a powerful storm briefly touched down in this neighborhood, damaging some homes, snapping trees and breaking car windows
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Forecasters warn of possible tornadoes, hail and damaging winds, along a 350-mile wide swath of territory straddling the Texas-Oklahoma border.
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The Department of Homeland Security has begun flying recent border-crossers and asylum seekers to California in a program that may expand to coastal areas and..
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Hundreds of detainees from U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) facilities in Texas and elsewhere are being flown to San Diego for processing beginning on..
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Two south Florida counties were upset with a plan to bring thousands of migrants
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Severe storms, with large hail, damaging winds and ground-hugging tornadoes, are expected to hammer major parts of Tornado Alley from Texas to South Dakota..
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The Trump administration is apparently planning to move hundreds of undocumented immigrants to south Florida. Local officials in Broward and Palm Beach Counties..
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A fighter jet crashes into a Southern California warehouse near a busy freeway. Also, the Trump administration is apparently planning to move hundreds of..
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Local leaders demand more information and support from federal government after being told 1,000 immigrants will be flown their way
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Forced to leave the North Fork of Long Island after a zoning dispute, Southold Farm and Cellar, a groundbreaking producer, has started anew in Hill Country.
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A Texas deputy tried to arrest a black man after mistaking him for a wanted fugitive, a viral video of alleged racial profiling shows.
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Reuters photos taken on Wednesday show adults and children outside the U.S. Border Patrol station for migrants in McAllen, Texas, sleeping on the ground and..
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Auburn against Oregon at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, on Aug. 31 will be the first ABC Saturday Night Football game of the season
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Residents of an apartment complex in the Houston area describe the moments that led to an officer fatally shooting a woman who police said had taken the..
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Investigators in Texas are urging the person who shot video of a deadly police shooting to contact them. Police say Pamela Turner grabbed an officer’s taser on..
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