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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 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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'20 years from now we'll be a history project' - U.S. kids coping with coronavirus [Video]

'20 years from now we'll be a history project' - U.S. kids coping with coronavirus

Out of the mouths of babes; children share their interpretations of the virus and quarantine experiences.

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6 Books Recommended by the 2020 Quarantine Book Club [Video]

6 Books Recommended by the 2020 Quarantine Book Club

After realising how many book events would be cancelled due to shelter-in-place orders. Texas author and librarian Pamela Skjolsvik founded the 2020 Quarantine Book Club on March 15th.

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Walgreens to launch 15 mobile coronavirus testing sites [Video]

Walgreens to launch 15 mobile coronavirus testing sites

Walgreens Boots Alliance is launching 15 'drive thru' coronavirus testing sites in the U.S. The tests are able to produce results in a matter of minutes. Conway G. Gittens has the details.

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44 Spring Breakers Who Partied In Cabo Now Have Coronavirus [Video]

44 Spring Breakers Who Partied In Cabo Now Have Coronavirus

According to The New York Times, forty-four Texas spring breakers who recently vacationed in Cabo, have tested positive for the coronavirus. Four of them are asymptomatic. They are all in..

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U.S. spring breakers test positive for virus [Video]

U.S. spring breakers test positive for virus

A group of American students have tested positive for the coronavirus after returning from their spring break trip in Mexico. Gloria Tso has more.

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U.S. appeals court allows Texas abortion ban amid pandemic [Video]

U.S. appeals court allows Texas abortion ban amid pandemic

A U.S. appeals court ruled Tuesday (March 31) that Texas is allowed to limit a woman's ability to get an abortion under the state order stopping non-urgent medical procedures during the coronavirus..

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70 Gen Z'ers Went To Cabo Together. 28 Of Them Came Back With COVID-19 [Video]

70 Gen Z'ers Went To Cabo Together. 28 Of Them Came Back With COVID-19

Young people of Gen Z have been called out repeatedly for ignoring calls for social distancing during the coronavirus pandemic. Some have continued to crowd beaches and party on booze cruises, often..

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Price-Gouging Allegation Leaves 750,000 Face Masks in Limbo [Video]

Price-Gouging Allegation Leaves 750,000 Face Masks in Limbo

The state of Texas sued a Houston auctioneer after halting an auction of 750,000 medical-grade and N95 face masks.

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Elderly Woman Trapped On COVID-19 Ship Fears Being Carried Off, Not Walking Off [Video]

Elderly Woman Trapped On COVID-19 Ship Fears Being Carried Off, Not Walking Off

Four passengers have died aboard a Holland America Line cruise ship stricken with the coronavirus. According to Business Insider, the MS Zaandam has two more confirmed COVID-19 cases. The remaining..

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An astronaut's survival guide to social-distancing [Video]

An astronaut's survival guide to social-distancing

Stick to routines, stay connected with family and sneak away to recharge every day - those are some of the tips NASA astronaut Nick Hague gave for surviving the coronavirus crisis, which he said was..

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Women Get Hit With Delay In Reproductive Services Amid Coronavirus Pandemic [Video]

Women Get Hit With Delay In Reproductive Services Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

The global coronavirus pandemic hit the U.S. and infected at least 73,000 and killed more than 1,000. According to Reuters, it didn’t just hurt the economy but has hit women’s reproductive needs...

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Jimmy Kimmel Calls Out Trump & Dan Patrick on Quarantine 'Minilogue' | THR News [Video]

Jimmy Kimmel Calls Out Trump & Dan Patrick on Quarantine 'Minilogue' | THR News

The late-night host gives commentary on the president and Texas lieutenant governor calling for people to return to work earlier than initially planned and joins the rock musician for some FaceTime.

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Texas Lieutenant Governor Says Older Americans Should Take Risks During Coronavirus Pandemic [Video]

Texas Lieutenant Governor Says Older Americans Should Take Risks During Coronavirus Pandemic

While on 'Tucker Carlson Tonight,' Dan Patrick expressed the need for America to return to normal.

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Tito’s Vodka to Begin Producing Hand Sanitizer [Video]

Tito’s Vodka to Begin Producing Hand Sanitizer

Tito’s Vodka recently announced their plan to convert their distillery located in Austin, Texas, into a hand sanitizer production facility.

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Age And The Coronavirus [Video]

Age And The Coronavirus

80% of coronavirus deaths in the US so far have been among people 65 and older. The CDC looked at 4,226 confirmed coronavirus cases as of March 16, reports Business Insider. Statistically, deaths, ICU..

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Senator John Cornyn Doesn't Find Term 'Chinese Virus' Controversial [Video]

Senator John Cornyn Doesn't Find Term 'Chinese Virus' Controversial

President Donald Trump called the coronavirus the “Chinese virus” and caused some controversy. Republican Sen. John Cornyn of Texas said he didn’t find the president’s phrasing of the virus..

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'Queer Eye' Texas For Season 6 [Video]

'Queer Eye' Texas For Season 6

Get ready, cowboys: the Fab Five are heading to the Lone Star State. Netflix confirmed Wednesday that production on the sixth season of “Queer Eye” had kicked off this week in Austin, Texas. As..

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SXSW Cancelled Over Coronavirus Concerns [Video]

SXSW Cancelled Over Coronavirus Concerns

The annual film, tech and music festival was scheduled to start next week in Austin, Texas, on March 13.

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Grand Princess cruise ship to disembark in Oakland [Video]

Grand Princess cruise ship to disembark in Oakland

The Grand Princess cruise ship currently stranded off the California coast due to a coronavirus outbreak is expected to dock as early as Monday (March 9) at a port in Oakland. Gloria Tso reports.

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Life in limbo aboard the Grand Princess [Video]

Life in limbo aboard the Grand Princess

Kathleen Reid, a passenger aboard the Grand Princess, which is ordered to remain off the coast of San Francisco and may have passengers with coronavirus, details life on the vessel, but says 'nobody..

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Coronavirus Found In 2 New States, Washington's Toll Climbs [Video]

Coronavirus Found In 2 New States, Washington's Toll Climbs

At least 52 new cases of the fast-spreading coronavirus have been reported across the United States. This includes the first cases in Tennessee, Texas and the city of San Francisco. The number of..

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'You will pay the price': Schumer to conservative justices [Video]

'You will pay the price': Schumer to conservative justices

U.S. Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer on Wednesday told conservative U.S. Supreme Court justices "you have released the whirlwind" if they move forward on a controversial abortion case.

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'It's going to be pretty close': Sanders [Video]

'It's going to be pretty close': Sanders

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders on Wednesday described his opponent Joe Biden as a 'decent human being' but said he's ready to take him on in a 'neck and neck' race to clinch the..

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Mexicans sue Walmart over Texas shooting that left victims on both sides of border

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Migrants seeking asylum in the United States who are camped in a dangerous Mexican border town occupied a bridge to Brownsville, Texas on Thursday, leading U.S. authorities to close the crossing,..
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A week after Texas massacre, El Paso marchers condemn racism

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Texas shooting suspect told police he targeted 'Mexicans'

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Two Texas shooting victims die in hospital, raising death toll to 22

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Texas suspect charged with murder in shooting labeled domestic terrorism

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