The House, under Democratic control, passed two ambitious bills in February that would require background checks for all gun buyers, including those on the internet or at gun shows, and extend waiting limits for would-be gun buyers flagged by the instant check system.
Three law enforcement officers and a toddler were among those wounded before the police shot and killed the gunman, a man in his mid-30s, near a movie theater on the outskirts of Odessa. The police said the gunman’s motive was not immediately clear.
The image was taken by an onlooker Saturday and was shared on social media, where it has gone viral and sparked outrage toward the Galveston Police Department, especially among African American people.
Police said the El Paso shooting suspect opened fire with a rifle on shoppers, many of them bargain-hunting for back-to-school supplies, then surrendered to officers who confronted him outside the store.
'Howdy Modi!' event will include a cultural show by the Indian-American community will be broadcast live online and on television channels reaching over 1 billion people across the United States and India.
Authorities said Border Patrol agents discovered three of the bodies on a in a tunnel adjoining the canal, near a section of the waterway that runs along the US-Mexico border. An additional body washed up on the bank of the canal upstream.
Some of the 15 Texas dioceses listed priests accused of abuse going back as far as the 1940s. The majority of the priests identified in Texas have died, as is the case in most dioceses around the country.