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# Texas

Last year
Harrowing new accounts emerge from Uvalde's young survivors
US President Joe Biden will visit the town tomorrow.
Pro-gun NRA to hold convention in US state where school shooting killed 21
Former US president Donald Trump on Wednesday confirmed that he will attend the NRA meeting.
Husband of teacher slain in Texas massacre dies 'due to grief'
19 students and two teachers were shot dead by a gunman at around midday local time on Tuesday.
What we know so far about the victims of the Uvalde shooting
The tragedy unfurled on Tuesday when an 18-year-old killed 19 children and two teachers at Robb Elementary School.
Texas shooting: Officials say gunman was in school for around 40 minutes before being killed
Details of how the mass shooting took place are beginning to emerge.
'This is on you': Beto O'Rourke angrily confronts Texas governor over Uvalde school shooting
19 children and two teachers were killed in the shooting on Tuesday.
Texas school shooting: Gunman shared his plan on Facebook before carrying out attack
Robb Elementary in Uvalde County, Texas teaches children between the ages of seven and ten.
US President Joe Biden called for politicians to stand up to the gun lobby and act.
The shooting was the deadliest such incident since the 2012 Sandy Hook shooting in Connecticut.
Democrat Beto O'Rourke interrupted a press conference with Texas Governor Greg Abbott, saying he was doing "nothing".
Joe Biden says 'we have to act' on gun laws as gunman kills 19 children at elementary school
Explainer: What are the laws in Texas around buying and using semi-automatic weapons?
The shooting at Uvalde has once again raised the question of gun control in the US.
Joe Biden says 'we have to act' on gun laws as gunman kills 19 children at elementary school
Two adults and the gunman were also killed during the incident at Robb Elementary in Uvalde County.
The shooting took place at approximately midday local time in Texas.
Two adults were also killed during the incident at Robb Elementary in Uvalde County.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott said that the 18-year-old gunman had also been killed.
Charges dropped against Texas woman arrested for murder over abortion
Lizelle Herrera (26) was arrested on April 7, for “intentionally and knowingly [causing] the death of an individual by self-induced abortion”.
McIlroy hits 72 in opening round in Texas as Knox leapfrogs Hojgaard
The Valero Texas Open is this week’s PGA Tour event.
US Supreme Court deals another blow to abortion providers
The outvoted three liberal justices on the nation’s highest court penned a scathing dissent.
UK police arrest two teenagers in relation to 'act of terror' at Texas synagogue
It comes after the man who held four hostages at the synagogue was identified by US authorities as a British citizen.
Hostages released after stand-off at synagogue in Texas
The FBI said the man was specifically focused on an issue not directly connected to the Jewish community.
The Irish teen with the world at her feet
Rhasidat Adeleke on a memorable year in which she won two gold medals at the European Athletics U20 Championships and moved to Texas.
All time
10 victims of Astroworld music festival crush were asphyxiated, officials say
Around 300 people were injured and treated at the festival site and 25 were taken to hospitals.
Man charged with killing 18 older women in Texas goes on trial over one of the deaths
Billy Chemirmir, 48, will appear in court in connection with the death of 81-year-old Lu Thi Harris.
Nine-year-old boy is latest victim of deadly Travis Scott concert in Texas
Ezra Blount was placed in a medically induced coma after suffering serious injuries in the crush of fans.
Eight people dead and several injured after 'crowd surge' at US music festival
A total of 23 people were also hospitalised.
US Supreme Court agrees to hear Texas abortion law case on 1 November
Senate Bill 8 (SB8) bans abortions after a heartbeat can be detected in the womb.
Biden administration asks Supreme Court to block Texas abortion law
The law has been in effect since September, aside from a district court-ordered pause that lasted 48 hours.
Biden administration asks Supreme Court to block Texas abortion law
The law bans abortions once cardiac activity is detected, usually around six weeks.
Texas governor Greg Abbott bans all vaccine mandates
Democratic President Joe Biden last month announced the government would demand vaccines for federal workers.
Strictest abortion law in the US reinstated following court order
Clinics had braced for the New Orleans-based appeals court to act fast.
Texas clinic resumes providing abortions after judge blocks law
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, a Republican, said he would appeal the judge’s ruling to the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.
Judge orders Texas to suspend new law banning most abortions
The ruling is the first legal blow to the contentious Texas law known as Senate Bill 8.
18-year-old student suspected in Texas school shooting in custody
The shooting stemmed from a fight that broke out in a classroom.
‘We know your fight’: Protesters in Dublin gather to oppose Texan abortion law
The protest took place to coincide with hundreds of similar demonstrations across the US.
Biden administration in legal bid to block Texas abortion law
At least one Texas abortion provider said it stood ready to resume offering services.
No migrants left at Texas border camp as Biden condemns ‘horrible’ scenes
Almost 15,000 people – most of them Haitians – converged on the area just days earlier seeking asylum.
Texas doctor sued after defying state's new abortion ban
The legislation bans abortions from as early as six weeks into a pregnancy.
US forces conduct mass expulsion of Haitian migrants from Texas
Over 12,000 migrants were camped around a bridge in the border town of Del Rio.
US Justice Department sues Texas over restrictive abortion law
The Texas law bans abortion after six weeks of pregnancy.
Joe Biden condemns Supreme Court failure to block Texas abortion curb
The court voted 5-4 to deny an emergency appeal from abortion providers and others.
Biden vows to defend abortion rights after Texas bans it after six weeks
The law makes no exception for cases of rape or incest.
Folk singer-songwriter Nanci Griffith dies aged 68
Griffith worked closely with other folk singers, helping the early careers of artists like Lyle Lovett and Emmylou Harris.
Texas police seek two suspects over mass shooting
A total of 14 people were wounded in the incident in Austin.
Man arrested after tiger found wandering around Texas neighbourhood
Video shows the tiger coming face-to-face with an armed off-duty sheriff’s deputy, police in Houston said.
Matthew McConaughey says he's seriously considering Texas governor run
McConaughey would face incumbent Governor Greg Abbott in November 2022.
Millions of Texans get their power back after deadly winter storm
US President Joe Biden has offered additional support through federal agencies to help authorities in Texas.