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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.


James Van Der Beek moves family to Texas after personal and professional tragedies [Video]

James Van Der Beek moves family to Texas after personal and professional tragedies

James Van Der Beek has moved his family from Los Angeles to Texas after suffering a string of personal and professional tragedies.

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Hurricane Delta slams into Mexico near Cancun [Video]

Hurricane Delta slams into Mexico near Cancun

Hurricane Delta rapidly lost strength before landfall near top Caribbean getaway Cancun on Wednesday, potentially saving the area's hotels, condos and Mayan indigenous villages from an onslaught..

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US teenager breaks world record for longest female legs [Video]

US teenager breaks world record for longest female legs

Guinness World Records reveals that Maci Currin has officially achieved thetitle for the longest legs (female), with her right leg measuring 134.3cm, andher left 135.267cm. Maci, 17, from Texas, has..

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Black cheerleader ‘shaken’ by police raid [Video]

Black cheerleader ‘shaken’ by police raid

Texas college cheerleader Christin Evans says she's been fearful and shaken since armed officers stormed into her dorm room in the middle of the night in mid-September, after alleged false reports she..

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Texas Christian on Trump: 'he sounds just like me' [Video]

Texas Christian on Trump: 'he sounds just like me'

In a golf cart decked out with a "Trump 2020" flag, Bernadette McLeroy and her husband tout President Donald Trump's record of opposing abortion and appointing conservative judges in their Texas..

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'I want to be prepared': gun sales spike in Texas [Video]

'I want to be prepared': gun sales spike in Texas

Civil unrest and the upcoming presidential election have Texans, like Teanna Walker, a retired marine, scrambling for ammunition and guns. This report produced by Yahaira Jacquez.

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U.S. records over 7 million COVID-19 cases [Video]

U.S. records over 7 million COVID-19 cases

The number of novel coronavirus cases in the United States topped 7 million - more than 20% of the world's total - as Midwest states reported spikes in COVID-19 infections in September, according to a..

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Wisconsin sounds alarm over COVID-19 cases [Video]

Wisconsin sounds alarm over COVID-19 cases

[NFA] There's a new state of public health emergency in Wisconsin as cases spike among 18-24 year-old's - in a week where the number of cases reached 7 million across the U.S. Caroline Malone reports.

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Beta weakens as it crawls through Texas [Video]

Beta weakens as it crawls through Texas

Beta weakened to a tropical depression on Tuesday (September 22) as it crawled inland along the Texas coast south of Houston, unleashing heavy rains and flooding.

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Texas Teen Wins $25,000 for Developing Potential COVID-19 Treatment

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us charges software billionaire in $3 billion tax fraud scheme
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Democratic candidate Julie Oliver says Texas will "absolutely go blue" in 2020

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Feds charge Texas billionaire with "largest ever" tax fraud

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'We don't think it's a hoax': Only three counties in American haven't had COVID-19 cases. How did they avoid the virus?

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Conor McGregor says he has accepted a fight with American Dustin Poirier on 23 January in Texas.
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'No hesitations': As COVID-19 lingers in Texas, fans relish return to ballpark for NLCS between Dodgers and Braves

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'satan in the flesh': friend murders pregnant mum, tears baby from womb
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