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

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Migrant families being flown to San Diego from Texas in U.S. border crisis

Hundreds of detainees from U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) facilities in Texas and elsewhere are being flown to San Diego for processing beginning on Friday, the agency said.
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Migrants sleep on ground, rig awnings at Texas Border Patrol station

Reuters photos taken on Wednesday show adults and children outside the U.S. Border Patrol station for migrants in McAllen, Texas, sleeping on the ground and rigging up makeshift awnings with reflective..
Reuters - Published

Videos for Texas

Texas partial dam collapse captured on video [Video]Texas partial dam collapse captured on video

Surveillance video captured a partial collapse of the old Dunlap dam near New Braunfels, Texas along the Guadalupe river on Tuesday. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:29Published

Houston Ship Channel Reopens After Wreckage Removed [Video]Houston Ship Channel Reopens After Wreckage Removed

According to a report by Reuters, on Wednesday, the Houston Ship Channel reopened to two-way traffic after salvage crews removed two damaged gasoline barges involved in a weekend collision with a..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:40Published

Deepest-ever sub dive finds plastic on ocean floor [Video]Deepest-ever sub dive finds plastic on ocean floor

On the deepest dive ever made by a human inside a submarine, a Texas investor found something he could have found in the gutter of nearly any street in the world: trash. No reporter narration.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:34Published

What Expedition Found At The Deepest Undersea Point On Earth Was Just Plain Garbage [Video]What Expedition Found At The Deepest Undersea Point On Earth Was Just Plain Garbage

On the deepest dive ever made by a human inside a submarine, a Texas investor found something he could have found in the gutter of nearly any street in the world: trash. Victor Vescovo is the..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:47Published

Death Penalty Tensions Flare In The U.S. Supreme Court [Video]Death Penalty Tensions Flare In The U.S. Supreme Court

According Reuters, The U.S. Supreme Court’s internal divisions over the death penalty were on full display again on Monday in fresh wrangling over how the justices handled recent attempts by two..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:35Published

Government Must Fly Migrants To Other Stations Due To Overcrowded Stations [Video]Government Must Fly Migrants To Other Stations Due To Overcrowded Stations

Homeland Security officials told the Washington Post that border patrols stations in south Texas are overcrowded with the amount of migrants passing through the U.S.-Mexico border. A report said that..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:36Published

2nd Oil Spill In Two Months Closes Houston Ship Channel [Video]2nd Oil Spill In Two Months Closes Houston Ship Channel

According to a report by Reuters, officials said that a barge carrying gasoline capsized and leaked its cargo into the Houston Ship Channel near Bayport, Texas, following a collision on Friday with a..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:53Published

Shanahan Heads To Texas As Pentagon Struggles To Deal With Trump's Immigration Policy [Video]Shanahan Heads To Texas As Pentagon Struggles To Deal With Trump's Immigration Policy

Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan will make his second trip to the U.S.-Mexico border on Saturday. Shanahan's trip comes against the background of the Pentagon's search for a longer-term plan..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:45Published

Mom of missing Texas girl blames her ex-fiancé [Video]Mom of missing Texas girl blames her ex-fiancé

Quanell X, a local civil rights activist and spokesman for the mother of missing 4-year-old Maleah Davis says they have new video showing the mother's ex-fiancé leaving their apartment with bleach and..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:37Published

Heavy Rain And Widespread Power Outages Hit Southeast Texas, Louisiana [Video]Heavy Rain And Widespread Power Outages Hit Southeast Texas, Louisiana

Hailstones the size of golf balls accompanied by as much as four inches of rain pelted the U.S. Gulf coast from Texas to Louisiana. The rain flooding highways, downing power lines and closing some..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:53Published

Heavy rain and flash floods hit Houston [Video]Heavy rain and flash floods hit Houston

Heavy rain has brought flooding to large parts of Houston, closing down roads and damaging homes. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:49Published

Deadly flash flooding hits South, Midwest U.S. [Video]Deadly flash flooding hits South, Midwest U.S.

Deadly flash flooding and tornadoes have brought havoc to the South Central United States, closing down roads and damaging homes. Colette Luke has more.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:02Published

Years After Sandra Bland's Jail Cell Suicide, Her Own Footage Of Traffic Stop Released [Video]Years After Sandra Bland's Jail Cell Suicide, Her Own Footage Of Traffic Stop Released

In 2015, Texas resident Sandra Bland was arrested after a traffic stop turned ugly. According to Business Insider, she hung herself in a Waller County jail cell three days later. Bland's death sparked..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 01:02Published

Beto O'Rourke Defends Pete Buttigieg After Anti-Gay Heckling [Video]Beto O'Rourke Defends Pete Buttigieg After Anti-Gay Heckling

Huff Post reports 2020 Democratic presidential contender Beto O’Rourke is defending fellow challenger, South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg after he was reportedly taunted by anti-gay protesters..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:48Published

Truck Driver In Deadly Colorado Crash To Appear Before Judge [Video]Truck Driver In Deadly Colorado Crash To Appear Before Judge

A Texas truck driver who police say caused a fiery multi-vehicle crash near Denver last week that killed four people was due before a Colorado judge on Friday. Rogel Lazaro Aguilera-Mederos is expected..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:46Published

Did Beto Blow It? [Video]Did Beto Blow It?

In 2018, Beto O'Rourke failed to beat Ted Cruz for a Senate Seat in Texas. However, O'Rourke is charismatic and he captured the nation's attention. O'Rourke took a few months to shake off the loss and,..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:47Published

Mark Hamill reflects on life of Chewbacca actor Peter Mayhew [Video]Mark Hamill reflects on life of Chewbacca actor Peter Mayhew

Mark Hamill reacted to the death of Peter Mayhew, the British-born actor who played Chewbacca the Wookiee, at age 74. The character was the loyal furry companion of space buccaneer Han Solo in five of..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:19Published

Peter Mayhew, the actor who played Chewbacca in 'Star Wars,' dies at 74 [Video]Peter Mayhew, the actor who played Chewbacca in 'Star Wars,' dies at 74

British-born actor Peter Mayhew, who played Han Solo's furry cohort Chewbacca in five of the "Star Wars" movies, has died at age 74. His family made the announcement on Twitter on Thursday. Eve Johnson..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:12Published

Star Wars Fans Pay Tributes To Actor Peter Mayhew [Video]Star Wars Fans Pay Tributes To Actor Peter Mayhew

Star Wars fans around the world were stunned at the announcement that Peter Mayhew, the actor who played Chewbacca in the original trilogy of films, passed away earlier this week in his Texas home.

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

O'Rourke lays out $5 trillion climate plan [Video]O'Rourke lays out $5 trillion climate plan

U.S. presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke has laid out one of the most detailed climate policies so far in the crowded Democratic field. Vanessa Johnston reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:42Published

Democratic Presidential Candidate O'Rourke Lays Out $5 Trillion Climate Plan [Video]Democratic Presidential Candidate O'Rourke Lays Out $5 Trillion Climate Plan

According to Reuters, U.S. presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke on Monday laid out one of the most detailed climate policies so far, calling for a $5 trillion investment in clean energy technology..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:31Published

Trump warns NRA about Dems ahead of 2020 [Video]Trump warns NRA about Dems ahead of 2020

President Donald Trump is already looking ahead to 2020 and he's using guns to rally his base, as Democrats seek to campaign on tighter gun control. Nathan Frandino has more.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:50Published

Trucker Arrested In Fiery Colorado Pileup That Killed Four [Video]Trucker Arrested In Fiery Colorado Pileup That Killed Four

According to Reuters, police in Colorado have arrested a Texas truck driver on suspicion of vehicular homicide, after they said he triggered a multi-vehicle crash that killed at least four motorists on..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:42Published

Dakota Access Pipeliner Company Bought Anti-Pipeline URLs [Video]Dakota Access Pipeliner Company Bought Anti-Pipeline URLs

According to Huff Post, Energy Transfer Partners bought a bunch of anti-pipeline URLS that it expects opponents could use in the future. The Texas-based pipeline giant came under fierce condemnation in..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 01:02Published

Dragging death killer executed in Texas [Video]Dragging death killer executed in Texas

A white supremacist convicted of killing James Byrd Jr. in 1998 by dragging the 49-year-old black man behind a truck in one of the most notorious hate crimes in modern times is scheduled to be executed..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:09Published

 
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