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Texas

U.S. state in the United States

Texas is the second largest state in the United States by 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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No person, family, or community should endure the heartbreak caused by the recent mass shootings in Texas. It’s time to answer their call for action.
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The ceasefire agreement between the U.S. and Turkey in Syria expired today, as American troops begin leaving the region. Retired U.S. Air Force Colonel Kim Olson..
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The speaker, Dennis Bonnen, said he would not seek re-election. Support from his fellow Republicans has evaporated over the fallout from a secretly recorded..
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A large tree in Texas was struck by lightning and burned from the inside out.
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A family dispute that delayed the services for a woman killed at her home by a police officer in Fort Worth, Texas, has been resolved with a rescheduled..
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Here are the top stories for Monday, October 21st: US may now keep some troops in Syria; Settlement reached in opioids lawsuit; Texas gov. delcares disaster in..
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An adorable girl in Dallas, Texas was caught eating fries as she dozed off during a car ride.
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President Trump praised the new Louis Vuitton workshop in Texas, but the brand's artistic director did not accept his endorsement
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A tornado touched down in Dallas, Texas, leaving thousands without power and damaging homes.
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A powerful tornado touched down in north Texas overnight, leaving behind a path of destruction. The twister ravaged neighborhoods with winds exceeding 110 mph...
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Texas prosecutors said on Friday they would seek a murder indictment against the former Fort Worth police officer who shot dead a 28-year-old black woman in her..
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As secretary of defense, Leon Panetta is fighting multiple wars, pursuing al Qaeda, and trying to keep Iran from building an atom bomb. Scott Pelley reports;..
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Texas' journey to becoming a wind powerhouse could be a map for the many U.S. states that have substantial wind resources.
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It's common for college students to form bonds that continue outside the classroom. But at one Texas university, two people share a connection far beyond campus,..
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Country radio DJ Bob Kingsley, 80, dies at home in Texas; Puerto Rican rapper Anuel AA wins big at the Latin American Music Awards; more. (Oct. 18)
 
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2018 midterms convinced Democrats that Texas is the next target, and now Republicans are beginning to respond
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President Trump hit his usual talking points at a Dallas rally on Thursday, although he zeroed in on religion and gun for the Texas crowd. He also criticized..
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President Trump spent Thursday in Texas. Gromer Jeffers, a political writer for the Dallas Morning News, joins "Red and Blue" to discuss the state Democrats say..
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Donald Trump Trump told Texas supporters at a rally in Dallas that next year's election puts "the survival of American democracy itself" at stake.
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President Donald Trump toured a new Louis Vuitton leather workshop in Texas on Thursday before headlining a campaign rally in Dallas. (Oct. 17)
 
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U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry, the former Texas governor who has faced scrutiny over President Trump's interactions with Ukraine, has resigned.
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Energy Secretary Rick Perry, the former Texas governor who has faced scrutiny over President Donald Trump's interactions with Ukraine, has resigned.
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The U.S. has brokered a ceasefire with Turkey to stop attacks on Kurdish forces in Syria. Associated Press White House reporter Jill Colvin is traveling with..
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Rick Perry, the former governor of Texas who has become enmeshed in the Ukraine scandal, said he would resign as secretary of energy.
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Shooter presented a driver's license from Colorado, where the sale of the rifle would have been illegal
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President Trump welcomed the temporary ceasefire in Syria announced Thursday by Vice President Mike Pence in Ankara. In Texas, Mr. Trump told reporters "we've..
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The Republican speaker of the Texas House was recorded saying President Trump is “killing us” in suburban districts. On Thursday, the president will be in..
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Residents in Fort Worth, Texas are outraged after 28-year-old Atatiana Jefferson was shot and killed by a police officer in her own home. Some members of the..
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A white officer killing a black Fort Worth woman in her home has shattered the trust police have been trying to build with communities of color. (Oct...
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Iconic country radio figure Bob Kingsley began hosting "American Country Countdown" in 1978. He died in Texas Thursday.
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While Trump's policies remain popular in Republican-leaning Texas, Democrats say the president's actions are helping them build a base of their own.
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Black pastors in Fort Worth, Texas on Wednesday called for federal intervention to stamp out what they called systemic racism in their city's police force after..
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A Texas woman filed a lawsuit after a cop pulled out her tampon during a public search for drugs. The city will vote Thursday on a settlement.
 
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A family is searching far and wide for a 90-pound pet tortoise who escaped his enclosure Oct. 9 in Dean in North Texas. Mr. Mabel is on the move.
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Former Congressman Beto O'Rourke of Texas spoke more at Tuesday's debate than at previous debates, although part of his time was spent in a testy exchange with..
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Jen O'Malley Dillon, campaign manager for former Texas congressman and Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke, spoke to CBSN's Caitlin Huey-Burns ahead..
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A Texas woman was shot dead by a Fort Worth police officer in her home after she heard noises outside, picked up a handgun and pointed it at a window, the..
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A Texas woman was shot dead by a Fort Worth police officer in her home after she heard noises outside, picked up a handgun and pointed it at a window, the..
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A Texas woman was shot dead by a Fort Worth police officer through the window of her home after she heard noises outside late at night and picked up her handgun,..
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Fort Worth police are telling a grieving public that "we feel and understand your anger," after a white officer was charged with murder for shooting a black..
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Here's the latest for Monday, Oct. 14th: President Trump says he'll impose sanctions on Turkey; Texas officer resigns after killing black woman; Parents of..
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The interim police chief says the Fort Worth, Texas, officer who shot a 28-year-old black woman inside her own home over the weekend resigned before he could be..
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The men were seen leaving the prison grounds and cutting through a neighboring ranch before getting caught by authorities.
 
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Aaron Dean, a white former police officer, is out on bond after being arrested and charged with murder for shooting Atatiana Jefferson, a black woman, inside her..
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A white former police officer is out on bond after being arrested and charged with murder for shooting​ a black woman inside her Texas home
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The U.S. hits Turkey with sanctions over its invasion, as President Trump faces growing bipartisan criticism over the American troop withdrawal. Also, a former..
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A white Fort Worth, Texas, police officer was jailed on murder charges on Monday in the fatal shooting of a 28-year-old black woman who was babysitting inside..
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A white police officer in Fort Worth, Texas was charged with murder after he shot dead a 28-year-old black woman inside her home, multiple media outlets reported..
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There is growing outrage in Fort Worth, Texas, over the deadly shooting of a black woman in her own home by a white police officer. The officer resigned before..
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A white Fort Worth, Texas, police officer has resigned and faces criminal charges after he shot dead a 28-year-old black woman inside her home, the city's police..
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A white Fort Worth, Texas police officer has resigned and faces criminal charges after he shot dead a 28-year-old black woman inside her home, the city's police..
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A white Fort Worth, Texas police officer has resigned after he shot dead a 28-year-old black woman inside her home, the city's police chief said on Monday.
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Atatiana Jefferson, who was fatally shot in her Texas home, was a college graduate, a pharmaceutical equipment sales rep and a loving daughter.
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The family of a 28-year-old black woman shot dead by a white male police officer inside her Fort Worth, Texas home called on Monday for an independent, federal..
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The Texas Republican sits down with Margaret Brennan to talk Hong Kong and the president's rhetoric on the Ukraine controversy.
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A look back at what we've been covering on "CBS This Morning."
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The top seven teams in the NCAA Re-Rank 1-130 have gained separation with Ohio State staying No. 1 and Oklahoma moving up after beating Texas.
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We're hearing from the family of a Texas woman shot and killed inside her own home by police during a wellness check. Fort Worth police released body camera..
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Fort Worth police released body camera video of the incident where the officer shot Atatiana Jefferson through a window early Saturday
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Tyler Skaggs, the Los Angeles Angels pitcher who died this summer, was reportedly given drugs by a team employee. Skaggs was found dead in a Texas hotel in July...
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A white police officer shot and killed a black woman inside her own home in Fort Worth on Saturday. According to recent data compiled by The Washington Post,..
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