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Texas shooting brings new urgency to gun debate in Congress

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.

Texas shooting leaves five dead and at least 21 injured near Odessa

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.


Photo of mounted Police leading black man by a rope prompts outrage

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.

Walmart massacre in Texas investigated by authorities as domestic terrorism

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.

US Democrats lay blame on Trump's rhetoric for mass shootings

On Sunday, Trump tweeted praise of law enforcement and said that ``information is rapidly being accumulated in Dayton'' and that ``much has already be learned in El Paso.''

Historic 124-year-old Central Texas church burns to ground

A historic rural Roman Catholic church that had served its surrounding Central Texas farming community for more than a century has burned to the ground.


'Howdy Modi!': Indian community in Texas prepares for PM event during US tour

'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.

Four found dead in waterway near US-Mexico border

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.

Texas to witness the bluebonnet bloom season; a look at other attractions around the world

Texas in United States is expected to witness one of the largest bluebonnet bloom in decades this year. Here's where you can experience the season in India.

Catholic leaders in Texas name around 300 priests accused of sexual abuse

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. 

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Ice storm freezes tropical South US

A rare ice storm turned Atlanta into a slippery mess on Wednesday, stranding thousands for hours.