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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 Leรณn, and Tamaulipas to the southwest, and has a coastline with the Gulf of Mexico to the southeast.

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After the recent mass shooting at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas, there is a renewed focus on gun policies allowing retailers to let their customers be armed. Now..
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Law enforcement across the country is on high alert for copycat mass shooters in the wake of recent tragedies in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio. Just in the..
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NRA mocked the Texas Democrat's standing the polls, and O'Rourke responded with poll numbers about "70% of Americans support an assault weapons ban"
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On Saturday, the last victim from the El Paso shooting was buried in Texas. Hundreds of strangers turned out for the funeral of 63-year old Margie Reckard. Many..
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A Texas man who lost his wife in the El Paso shooting receieved heartfelt support on Friday at a memorial service for his wife. Margie Reckard had very few..
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Polling and pundits have repeatedly raised the question whether former Rep. Beto O'Rourke should drop out of the 2020 presidential race to run for Senate in..
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The ruling is a partial victory for the Trump administration because it allows a stricter set of rules to go into effect, but only in New Mexico and Texas.
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Speaker Dennis Bonnen is one of the most influential Republicans in Texas. Did he try to cut a secret deal to undermine members of his own party?
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Actresses Eva Longoria, America Ferrara and more than 200 other Latino artists and civil rights leaders on Friday penned a letter of support to the Latino..
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Spot power prices in Texas almost tripled to a record high for Friday as the state's grid operator took emergency measures for a second time this week to keep..
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Beto O'Rourke relaunched his campaign on Thursday with a speech in El Paso, Texas, where he slammed President Trump's recent rhetoric about immigrats. CBS News..
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Former Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper has ended his bid for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination. This comes the same day former Texas Congressman..
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Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke said on Thursday he was resuming his campaign with a new sense of focus after a mass shooting in his Texas..
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Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke, who has been in his home city of El Paso, Texas, since an Aug. 3 gun massacre there left 22 dead, said on..
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Beto O'Rourke has been absent from the campaign trail in the wake of the deadly shooting in El Paso, Texas
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A federal appeals court has halted an execution scheduled for Thursday of a man convicted of raping a woman and then killing her and her boyfriend with the help..
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U.S. Senator Cory Booker on Thursday said he would create a White House office to combat white supremacy and hate crimes if elected, becoming the latest..
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A man convicted of raping a woman and then killing her and her boyfriend with the help of a group of friends after carjacking the couple's vehicle is scheduled..
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Law enforcement officers in Texas are searching for a woman who arrives uninvited at weddings and steals gifts.
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New York Times national political reporter Shane Goldmacher and USA Today Network Austin Bureau correspondent John Moritz joined "Red and Blue" to discuss how..
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This 30-year-old man with special needs was found walking along a highway in Waco, Texas, alone. When cops asked him who they could call, he only remembered one..
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Mexico's government on Wednesday doubled down on its assertion that the Aug. 3 mass shooting in El Paso, Texas, was an act of terrorism against Mexicans and..
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Mexico's government on Wednesday doubled down on its assertion that the Aug. 3 mass shooting in El Paso, Texas, was an act of terrorism against Mexicans and..
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The legislation looks to make acts of violence like the ones in Texas and Ohio a federal crime
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No one was injured in the shooting, officials said
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Cedric Marks was indicted for the murders of Jenna Scott, 28, and Michael Swearingin, 32, two friends who were killed Jan. 3 at a home in Texas
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Forecasters warn about days of scorching, dangerous heat gripping a wide swath of the South and Midwest.
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Demand for electricity in Texas on Tuesday will break a record high that was hit on Monday as consumers keep their air conditioners cranked up to escape a heat..
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Police in Texas have identified a minor in a viral video who they say is responsible for putting a dog in a clothes dryer and then turning it on.
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More El Paso residents than ever before crowded into a class over the weekend to become certified to carry a concealed gun in public in Texas after this month's..
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"So Beto, if youโ€™re listening: Come home. Drop out of the race for president and come back to Texas to run for senator. The chances of winning the race..
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Demand for electricity in Texas hit a record on Monday as consumers cranked up their air conditioners to escape a heat wave that is currently baking much of the..
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Demand for electricity in Texas hit a record on Monday as consumers cranked up their air conditioners to escape a heat wave that is baking much of the U.S...
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The incidentย took place early Saturday morning as Irving, Texas police arrived to the scene in Irving. The teen was trespassing, the owner claimed.
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Demand for electricity in Texas will reach record levels on Monday and Tuesday as consumers crank up their air conditioners to escape a heat wave baking much of..
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More than a week since the mass shootings in Texas and Ohio, can the national focus and debate on gun control policy sustain itself?
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Friends and family gathered in Springfield, Ohio on Saturday to mourn Derrick Fudge, one of several people who died in mass shootings last weekend in Dayton,..
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Two deadly mass shootings in Dayton, Ohio and El Paso, Texas, have renewed calls for gun control in America. Meanwhile, North Korea has violated U.N. sanctions..
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In El Paso, Texas, there are books for third-grade students, many of whom have none at home. Disabled students in Dayton, Ohio, will get bouncy chairs to help..
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The sweep took place less than a week after a mass shooting in El Paso, Texas, that targeted Hispanics.
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Latino leaders demanded the Texas legislature take up a ban on assault weapons at a big rally in El Paso early Saturday. The city continues to struggle with the..
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Democratic presidential contenders on Saturday urged Congress to take action to curb gun violence following mass shootings last weekend in Texas and Ohio that..
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Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rouke on Saturday joined a march in the Texas border city of El Paso to condemn last week's mass shooting there, telling..
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Lady Gaga is funding classrooms in Dayton, Ohio; El Paso, Texas and Gilroy, California after mass shootings occurred in the cities.
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Manufacturers of bullet-resistant backpacks and backpack inserts reported a surge in popularity after the deadly shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton,..
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Democratic presidential contenders urged Congress on Saturday to take action to curb gun violence in the wake of mass shootings last weekend in Texas and Ohio..
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The suspected gunman accused of killing 22 people in a shooting rampage at Walmart in El Paso, Texas last weekend confessed while surrendering and told police he..
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