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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.

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U.S. records over 25,000 COVID-19 deaths in July [Video]

U.S. records over 25,000 COVID-19 deaths in July

U.S. coronavirus deaths rose by over 25,000 in July and cases doubled in 19 states during the month, according to a Reuters tally. This report produced by Jonah Green.

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Pelosi Issues Obligatory Mask Rule for the House Chamber [Video]

Pelosi Issues Obligatory Mask Rule for the House Chamber

The House Speaker's new order comes after Texas GOP Representative Louie Gohmert tested positive for COVID-19.

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'A war against COVID and stupidity': Houston doctor [Video]

'A war against COVID and stupidity': Houston doctor

Dr. Joseph Varon is frustrated. A surge in COVID-19 patients is straining his Houston, Texas hospital and yet, every day, he sees people on the street who are not wearing masks and not physically..

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Meet The First Black Female Tactical Jet Aviator [Video]

Meet The First Black Female Tactical Jet Aviator

Meet the U.S. Navy's first black female tactical Jet Aviator. this is LT. J.G. (Junior Grade) Madeline “MADDY” Swegle. The chief of Naval Air Training is set to "wing" Virginia Native, LT. Swegle,..

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'Enjoy': Trump nixes affordable housing rule in suburbs [Video]

'Enjoy': Trump nixes affordable housing rule in suburbs

[NFA] U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday told his supporters in Texas that his administration "ended" an Obama-era rule intended to combat discriminatory housing practices and segregation in..

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Donald Trump praises strength of US military during Texas visit [Video]

Donald Trump praises strength of US military during Texas visit

US president Donald Trump praised the strength of the country's militaryduring a visit to Midland in Texas.

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The Garrulous Anti-Masker Rep. Gohmert Tests Positive For COVID-19 [Video]

The Garrulous Anti-Masker Rep. Gohmert Tests Positive For COVID-19

CNN reports Texas Republican Rep. Louie Gohmert has tested positive for the novel coronavirus COVID-19. Throughout the pandemic, Gohmert has frequently and pointedly refused to wear a mask while at the..

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'Apparently I have the Wuhan virus': Texas rep. [Video]

'Apparently I have the Wuhan virus': Texas rep.

Republican U.S. Congressman Louie Gohmert confirmed he had tested positive for the novel coronavirus when he visited the White House earlier on Wednesday. Gavino Garay reports.

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Father Embarrasses Daughter By Wearing Matching Covid Facemasks And Ties [Video]

Father Embarrasses Daughter By Wearing Matching Covid Facemasks And Ties

A dad has been embarrassing his daughter by wearing matching virus protection facemasks nad ties to work. Steve Motgomery's daughter Kiana, from San Antonio, Texas has been documenting her father's..

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China seizes U.S. consulate in Chengdu [Video]

China seizes U.S. consulate in Chengdu

Beijing announced the U.S. consulate in the southwestern city of Chengdu was closed as of 10 a.m. on Monday, after it ordered the facility be shut in retaliation for China being ousted from its..

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Tropical Storm Hanna wallops COVID-hit TX coast [Video]

Tropical Storm Hanna wallops COVID-hit TX coast

Tropical Storm Hanna flipped tractor trailers, ripped roofs off houses and thrashed a south Texas coastline already badly hit by COVID-19 infections. Lisa Bernhard produced this report.

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White BLM Protester Murdered In Front Of His Black Quadruple-Amputee Fiancee [Video]

White BLM Protester Murdered In Front Of His Black Quadruple-Amputee Fiancee

An armed Texas protester was shot dead at a Black Lives Matter demonstration in Austin Saturday night. According to Newser, a car drove into the crowd of demonstrators, then the driver apparently..

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Florida surpasses NY in COVID-19 cases [Video]

Florida surpasses NY in COVID-19 cases

[NFA] Florida on Sunday overtook New York in cases of the novel coronavirus, behind only California in the U.S. epidemic. Lisa Bernhard produced this report.

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Republicans ready piecemeal coronavirus aid bill [Video]

Republicans ready piecemeal coronavirus aid bill

[NFA] A deadline looms before enhanced unemployment benefits expire, and Republican lawmakers are desperately trying to hammer out an agreement within their own party on relief efforts. This report..

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Hurricane Hanna lashes Texas's COVID-19 hit coast [Video]

Hurricane Hanna lashes Texas's COVID-19 hit coast

Hurricane Hanna roared ashore onto the Texas Gulf Coast, bringing winds that lashed the shoreline with rain and storm surge and even threatening to bring possible tornadoes to a part of the country..

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Hurricane Hanna: Disaster declaration issued as storm hammers Texas [Video]

Hurricane Hanna: Disaster declaration issued as storm hammers Texas

Winds are hitting the coast at 140km/hr. It's the first of the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season. #HannaView on euronews

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Major Storms Headed For Texas And Hawaii [Video]

Major Storms Headed For Texas And Hawaii

Both Texas and Hawaii are bracing for hurricanes this weekend as storms began making their way toward the states Friday night. “The combination of a dangerous storm surge and the tide will cause..

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'Everyone knows everyone' in this small Texas town. Now, COVID-19 is out-of-control there.

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Tired of living in fear, some Latinos are buying guns to feel more safe

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Family of slain soldier marches to White House

Family, friends, and supports of a slain Texas soldier Vanessa Guillen held a march between the US Capitol and the White House to push for change on how the military handles sexual abuse and..
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Trump meets with family of slain TX solider at WH

President Donald Trump met with the family of slain soldier Vanessa Guillen at the White House on Thursday. (July 30)  
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Trump Ally Who Skipped Mask Tests Positive For Coronavirus

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U.S. coronavirus death toll reaches 150,000, highest in the world

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Louie Gohmert Tests Positive for Coronavirus After Refusing to Wear A Mask

The Texas congressman, who frequently refused to wear a mask, said he had probably contracted the coronavirus because he did so. His diagnosis raised questions about the spread of the virus on Capitol..
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Trump touts TX energy permits while attacking Dems

President Donald Trump visiting a Trump a fracking hub on the West Texas plains on Wednesday to sign four critical permits granting approval to vital pipeline and railway infrastructure on the nation's..
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A Texas doctor says his treatment protocol gives coronavirus patients a 95% chance of recovery.
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Generator fumes kill 4 family members in hurricane-ravaged Texas; thousands still without power

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South Texas is cleaning up from Hanna, which continues weakening but its remnants still threaten to bring rainfall and flash flooding to waterlogged parts of Texas and Northern Mexico. (July 27)  
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Hurricane Douglas skirts north of Hawaii; Texas cleans up from Hurricane Hanna

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Coronavirus updates: A double-whammy of hurricane season and surge in COVID-19 cases in Texas, Hawaii

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