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Texas: State of the United States of America
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, while the Gulf of Mexico is to the southeast.

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Penn has 24 and Indiana surprises Texas 69-65

Jaelynn Penn had 24 points and Bendu Yeaney added 17, and 10th-seeded Indiana surprised No. 7 Texas 69-65 on Friday in the first round of the NCAA Tournament
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Texas petrochemical fire prompts hundreds to visit health clinic

Hundreds of neighborhood residents of a petrochemical plant that burned for three days and briefly emitted cancer-causing benzene into the air brought their coughs, headaches and other symptoms to a..
Reuters - Published

Videos for Texas

Presidential candidate Kamala Harris says Mueller report should be made public [Video]Presidential candidate Kamala Harris says Mueller report should be made public

Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris says Mueller's report that has been submitted to Attorney General William Barr, should be made public.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:37Published

Officials Contain Second Fire At A Texas Chemical Plant [Video]Officials Contain Second Fire At A Texas Chemical Plant

​Although the initial fire had been extinguished on Wednesday, two new tanks had been found on fire on Friday.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 00:57Published

Houston Shipping Traffic Snarls As Petrochemical Plant Fire Reignites [Video]Houston Shipping Traffic Snarls As Petrochemical Plant Fire Reignites

A petrochemical fire outside Houston that had burned for days before being extinguished re-ignited Friday afternoon at a fuel storage facility. According to Reuters, the fire adds to the danger from a..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:55Published

Chemical Leak At Houston-Area Petrochemical Fire Halts Ship Traffic [Video]Chemical Leak At Houston-Area Petrochemical Fire Halts Ship Traffic

According to a report by Reuters, on Friday, an earthen barrier holding chemicals that leaked from a massive petrochemical fire outside Houston breached, prompting travel restrictions near the site,..

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Chemical Leak At Houston-Area Petrochemical Fire Prompts Travel Restrictions [Video]Chemical Leak At Houston-Area Petrochemical Fire Prompts Travel Restrictions

According to a report by Reuters, on Friday, an earthen barrier holding chemicals that leaked from a massive petrochemical fire outside Houston breached, prompting travel restrictions around the site,..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:35Published

The CDC is Taking its First Look at E-Scooter Injuries [Video]The CDC is Taking its First Look at E-Scooter Injuries

As scooter use gains traction, so have a number of scooter-related injuries. Now, for the first time, the CDC is getting involved.

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Biles looks ahead to Tokyo positively after Nassar scandal [Video]Biles looks ahead to Tokyo positively after Nassar scandal

Simone Biles is pleased with the improvements in Gymanstics USA since the Nassar scandal and is feeling positive of the Tokyo Olympics.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:02Published

Snake removers find 45 rattlesnakes underneath Texas house [Video]Snake removers find 45 rattlesnakes underneath Texas house

Two Texas snake removers found 45 rattlesnakes underneath a house when responding to a call.

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Houston-area residents face air quality risk [Video]Houston-area residents face air quality risk

Residents of a Houston-area community were told to remain indoors and schools were closed on Thursday after the remnants of a petrochemical plant fire that burned for days released high levels of..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:58Published

Residents Told To Shelter In Place After Texas Petrochemical Fire [Video]Residents Told To Shelter In Place After Texas Petrochemical Fire

Reuters reports the City of Deer Park, Texas, issued a shelter-in-place advisory to its 34,000 residents Thursday. The advisory came after reports of “action levels” of benzene or other volatile..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:56Published

Kamala Puts Beto On Notice With Trip To Texas [Video]Kamala Puts Beto On Notice With Trip To Texas

Kamala is coming after Beto — in his own backyard. Hours before the former El Paso congressman unveiled his presidential bid, Harris announced she was heading to Texas. The visit an unmistakable..

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Congress Considers Overhaul Of Flood Insurance Program [Video]Congress Considers Overhaul Of Flood Insurance Program

As parts of the Midwest recover from historic flooding, Congress is debating the reauthorization of a government run flood insurance program.

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Texas petrochemical fire extinguished at last [Video]Texas petrochemical fire extinguished at last

The massive fire that had engulfed petrochemical storage tanks at the Intercontinental Terminals Co in Deer Park since Sunday was finally extinguished on Wednesday, the company said, apologizing for..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:44Published

Natural Gas Prices Fall To Record Low In Texas After Equipment Failure [Video]Natural Gas Prices Fall To Record Low In Texas After Equipment Failure

According to a report by Reuters, on Wednesday, natural gas prices at the Waha hub in West Texas plunged to record lows due to an equipment failure in New Mexico that stranded gas in the Permian basin...

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:43Published

Artist creates huge image of US presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke [Video]Artist creates huge image of US presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke

An artist and Beto O'Rourke fan took his support for the Texas Democratic presidential candidate to a new level in creating a piece of artwork of O'Rourke's face in an Austin, Texas field.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:28Published

Petrochemical Fire Near Houston Extinguished, Firefighters Continue To Monitor [Video]Petrochemical Fire Near Houston Extinguished, Firefighters Continue To Monitor

According to a report by Reuters, on Wednesday, firefighters extinguished a fire at a Mitsui & Co petrochemical storage site outside Houston that has been billowing acrid smoke for days. The blaze at..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:42Published

Can Klobuchar Expand Into Iowa? [Video]Can Klobuchar Expand Into Iowa?

Politico reports Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar is campaigning in Iowa. She has reminded voters she’s from “just up the river” and likes “to go south, to Iowa, for the winter. Klobuchar even..

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Texas Chemical Site On Fire Since Sunday [Video]Texas Chemical Site On Fire Since Sunday

Huffpost reports A massive fire that engulfed a petrochemical storage facility outside Houston last weekend is still burning, sending large plumes of smoke into the air. But local officials say there..

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4th Person Dies in Customs and Border Protection Custody [Video]4th Person Dies in Customs and Border Protection Custody

The man died at a hospital in El Paso, Texas, after being diagnosed with flu-like symptoms, liver failure and renal failure.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 01:06Published

Houston Petrochemical Fire Rages On Spewing Acrid Smoke That Can Be Seen For Miles [Video]Houston Petrochemical Fire Rages On Spewing Acrid Smoke That Can Be Seen For Miles

According to a report by Reuters, on Tuesday, Houston officials and environmental groups have raced to expand air monitoring after a raging fire at a Mitsui & Co petrochemical storage site produced..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:56Published

Smoke Seen For Miles From Deer Park, Texas Petrochemical Fire [Video]Smoke Seen For Miles From Deer Park, Texas Petrochemical Fire

According to a report by Reuters, on Tuesday, Houston officials and environmental groups raced to expand air monitoring after a raging fire at a Mitsui & Co petrochemical storage site produced..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:53Published

Beto challenged on Beto challenged on "actual policy"

Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke was asked Tuesday, when voters would hear 'actual policy' from him rather than 'platitudes and nice stories'. The question came during an event at Penn..

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Crop artist stumps for Beto in gun country [Video]Crop artist stumps for Beto in gun country

Crop artist Stan Herd used his artistic media of soil, grass, and rock to create a profile of Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke, which can be seen from the sky over Austin, Texas. Rough..

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Texas man brings his steer to Petco to test 'all leashed pets welcome' policy

There’s the saying “Everything’s bigger in Texas” and that seems to include pets! Buzz60’s Mercer Morrison has the story.
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Singer dies after accidental shooting with video prop

The 35-year-old singer from Texas leaves behind two daughters
CBS News - Published

DHS secretary denies reintroduction of "catch and release" at border

Border officials in Texas say they are seeing a sharp increase in migrant apprehensions, as many as 1,000 a day. To handle the surge, U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials have begun releasing..
CBS News - Published

Shelter-in-place order lifted for Texas city near chemical facility fire

Authorities on Thursday lifted a shelter-in-place order hours after warning people to stay indoors because high levels of benzene were detected in the air near a scorched petrochemicals storage..
CBS News - Published

Democratic Candidates Join Boycott Of Israel Conference

democratic candidates join boycott of israel conference
Several Democratic presidential candidates will skip the American Israel Public Affairs Committee's policy conference this year after a prominent progressive group called on them to boycott the event,..
WorldNews - Published

Jarrett Culver is Texas Tech's homegrown star hoping to lead team on NCAA tournament run

Texas Tech hopes to go far in the NCAA tournament behind hometown hero Jarrett Culver, who is expected to be taken early in the NBA draft.
USATODAY.com - Published

Technology being used along the border

President Trump claims a wall at the U.S.-Mexico border is the best way to curb illegal immigration. But a new CNET report finds some Texas residents are arguing in favor of more high-tech solutions...
CBS News - Published

Residents told to stay inside because of benzene levels after fire at Deer Park, Texas, chemical facility

National Guard troops have been called in and residents were told to stay inside after elevated levels of benzene were detected near a Houston-area petrochemicals storage facility.
USATODAY.com - Published

Texas residents ordered indoors, schools closed after chemical plant fire

Residents of two Houston-area cities were told to stay indoors and schools in six communities were closed on Thursday due to air pollution by a cancer-causing chemical after a petrochemical plant fire.
Reuters - Published

Texas chemical fire: Residents of Deer Park warned to stay indoors

texas chemical fire: residents of deer park warned to stay indoors
Eight tanks at the chemical plant caught fire earlier this week.
BBC News - Published

Residents told to shelter in place after Texas petrochemical plant fire

Residents of a Houston-area community were told to remain indoors and schools were closed on Thursday after a petrochemical plant fire that burned for days released high levels of volatile organic..
Reuters - Published

Eye Opener at 8: Carcinogen detected around Texas chemical plant

A look back at what we've been covering on "CBS This Morning." Subscribe to get the Eye Opener delivered straight to your inbox.
CBS News - Published

Texas priest accused of groping woman during last rites

The woman reported that Langsch first anointed her chest with holy water, then began to apply lotion, massaging a breast and pinching a nipple
CBS News - Published

Newcastle-born Steven Fairbairn killed in Texas rally crash

newcastle-born steven fairbairn killed in texas rally crash
Newcastle-born Steven Fairbairn was taking part in the Rednecks with Paychecks event in Texas.
BBC News - Published

Beto O’Rourke Went to Iowa. So What Do Iowans Think?

Beto O’Rourke, the former Texas congressman, has joined a crowded presidential field. We followed him as he tested his frenetic campaign style in Iowa, where the first caucus votes will be cast in..
NYTimes.com - Published

Border Patrol Facilities in Texas Are Overflowing, Prompting Mass Releases in Border Cities

Hundreds of migrants are arriving every day in Texas’s Rio Grande Valley, where officials are scrambling to house and feed them.
NYTimes.com - Published

Forty-five rattlesnakes found under Texas house

forty-five rattlesnakes found under texas house
A man called for help after spotting a few snakes. When the professionals arrived, they found a lot more.
BBC News - Published

Fire is out at Texas petrochemicals facility

Crews have extinguished a fire that's burned for days at a Houston-area petrochemicals storage facility. The fire sent up a huge plume of smoke but the EPA says air quality remains safe (March 20)
USATODAY.com - Published

Beto tells voters he would "trust women" on abortion access

Beto O'Rourke's home state, Texas, has some of the the most restrictive abortion laws in the country
CBS News - Published

Mitsui petrochemical unit probed after Texas fire rages for days

State and local investigators have begun probing a petrochemical storage company outside Houston where a massive fire fed by giant tanks of fuel burned for days, darkening the skies with soot for..
Reuters - Published

Texas fire destroyed 11 petrochemical storage tanks before extinguished: official

A fire at a petrochemical storage site outside Houston destroyed 11 massive storage tanks before it was extinguished early Wednesday, Intercontinental Terminals Co officials said.
Reuters - Published

Native American inmates in Texas win right to grow hair long

native american inmates in texas win right to grow hair long
Three Texas prisoners win a nearly seven-year lawsuit to grow their hair long for religious beliefs.
BBC News - Published

Man sees "a few" rattlesnakes under home. There were 45.

A Texas homeowner who reported seeing "a few" snakes under his home actually had dozens of rattlesnakes living beneath his house
CBS News - Published

Get your natural gas in Texas for a dime, prices fall to record low

Next-day natural gas prices for Wednesday at the Waha hub in West Texas plunged to a record low due to an equipment failure in New Mexico that stranded gas in the Permian basin.
Reuters - Published

45 rattlesnakes wrangled from under home

Texas homeowners thought there were a few snakes under their home, but a snake removal company recorded video of 45 rattlesnakes.
USATODAY.com - Published

Eye Opener: Midwest flooding nightmare continues

The historic floods inundating the Midwest have already caused an estimated $524 million of damage. Also, a massive chemical plant fire raging in Texas for three days is out this morning. All that and..
CBS News - Published

Fire that produced huge plume finally out at Texas chemical plant

Blaze burned for almost three days and sent huge plume of black smoke billowing into the air, prompting health concerns among area residents
CBS News - Published

A Texas homeowner saw a 'few' rattlesnakes and called for help. The removal company found 45 of them

Video shot by Big Country Snake Removal on March 13 near Abilene, Texas, shows the company removing dozens of snakes from beneath a home.
USATODAY.com - Published

Osetkowski leads Texas over S. Dakota St. 79-73 in NIT

Dylan Osetkowski scores a career-high 26 points as Texas defeats South Dakota State 79-73 in the first round of the NIT
USATODAY.com - Published

Firefighters contain petrochemical blaze, Texas expands air monitoring

Firefighters late Tuesday contained a raging inferno at a Mitsui & Co petrochemical storage site outside of Houston that has been billowing acrid smoke for days as Texas officials and environmental..
Reuters - Published

Ankle Sprain Hazards

Originally appeared on Zion Urgent Care in Katy, TX Here is an excerpt of the recent article that has been published on Zion Care Urgent Care Clinic in Katy, TX about Ankle Strain Hazards. Excerpt:..
WorldNews - Published

No end in sight for fire at Texas chemical plant

Officials said Tuesday that they're not sure when a two-day-old fire at a Houston-area petrochemicals storage facility will burn itself out, but they are confident that the air quality is safe. (March..
USATODAY.com - Published

Biden Reported Telling Friends He Plans To Run For President

biden reported telling friends he plans to run for president
Former Vice President Joe Biden reached out to several supporters Tuesday saying he intends to run for president in 2020, according to a new report, The Hill reports. The Wall Street Journal reported..
WorldNews - Published

Officials monitoring air quality after Texas chemical plant fire

EPA head Andrew Wheeler said his agency is closely monitoring the air quality
CBS News - Published

Beto fan creates two-acre image of O'Rourke

An artist and Beto O'Rourke fan took his support for the Texas Democratic presidential candidate to a new level in creating a piece of artwork of O'Rourke's face in an Austin, Texas field. (March 19)
USATODAY.com - Published

No timeline for Texas chemical fire to burn out

Officials say it's unclear how long it will take to extinguish a fire at a Houston-area petrochemicals storage facility where a large blaze is burning several storage tanks filled with gasoline..
USATODAY.com - Published

Houston chemical fire to rage for days

houston chemical fire to rage for days
A chemical fire in Texas has been going on for three days, and fire officials say could go on for two more.
BBC News - Published

Massive Chemical Fire Continues To Burn For The Third Day In Houston, Texas

massive chemical fire continues to burn for the third day in houston, texas
An ongoing blaze at a petrochemicals storage terminal outside Houston, Texas intensified early Tuesday, blanketing the city with dramatic black clouds of smoke on the third day of the fire, according..
WorldNews - Published

Houston checks air quality from Texas petrochemical fire, smoke seen miles away

Houston officials and environmental groups raced to expand air monitoring on Tuesday after a raging fire at a Mitsui & Co petrochemical storage site produced billowing acrid smoke that could be seen..
Reuters - Published

AP Top Stories March 19

Here's the latest for Tuesday March 19th: Deadly cyclone hits Africa; New Zealand PM tells citizens not to say accused gunman's name; Texas petrochemical fire could burn for two more days; Historic..
USATODAY.com - Published

Texas petrochemical fire spreads to more storage tanks after firefighting snag

A raging fire at a petrochemical storage terminal in Houston has engulfed two more massive tanks after firefighting water pumps stopped working for six hours, the company said on Tuesday.
Reuters - Published

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