Texas

3D-printed gun
AP Photo/Eric Gay
August 21, 2018 - 3:24 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — A federal judge in Seattle is scheduled to hear arguments Tuesday on whether to block a settlement the U.S. State Department reached with a company that would allow it to post blueprints for printing 3D weapons on the internet. The federal agency had tried to stop a Texas company...
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Charlotte, NC
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July 20, 2018 - 1:37 pm
By Steve People and Gary Robertson, Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Move over, Las Vegas. The Republican Party will host its 2020 presidential nominating convention in Charlotte, North Carolina. The Republican National Committee finalized its convention site on Friday, picking an East Coast...
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In this June 23, 2018, file photo, an immigrant child looks out from a U.S. Border Patrol bus leaving as protesters block the street outside the U.S. Border Patrol Central Processing Center in McAllen, Texas.
AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File
July 18, 2018 - 7:41 am
By AMY TAXIN, Associated Press SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Wet and muddy from their trek across the Mexican border, immigrant children say they sat or lay on the cold, concrete floor of the immigration holding centers where they were taken. It was hard to sleep with lights shining all night and guards...
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From left: Reps. Tom Suozzi (D-NY), Beto O'Rourke (D-TX) and Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA) partricipate in a press conference after taking a tour of the recently built tent encampment near the Tornillo-Guadalupe Port of Entry on June 23 in Tornillo, Texas.
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Jim Melwert
June 27, 2018 - 5:10 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — As a GOP compromise bill failed in the House Wednesday, a congressman from Bucks County is among a group of bipartisan lawmakers urging immigration reform after visiting a detention facility in El Paso, Texas. It’s signed by three Democrats and two Republicans who...
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Darwin Micheal Mejia, left, and his mother Beata Mariana de Jesus Mejia-Mejia are escorted to a news conference after their reunion at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport, Friday, June 22, 2018, in Linthicum, Md.
AP Photo/Patrick Semansky
June 22, 2018 - 6:59 am
By Will Weissert, Susan Montoya Bryan and Colleen Long, Associated Press McALLEN, Texas (AP) — Immigration enforcement on the U.S.-Mexico border was plunged deeper into chaos over President Donald Trump's reversal of a policy separating immigrant children from parents, causing uncertainty for both...
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First lady Melania Trump visits the Upbring New Hope Children Center, run by the Lutheran Social Services of the South, in McAllen, Texas, Thursday, June 21, 2018.
AP Photo/Andrew Harnik
June 21, 2018 - 12:47 pm
By Darlene Superville, Associated Press McALLEN, Texas (AP) — Melania Trump made an unannounced visit to a Texas facility Thursday to get a first-hand look at some of the migrant children sent there by the U.S. government after their families entered the country illegally. The first lady's stop at...
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In less than three days, a California couple raised over $3 million through Facebook to help reunite undocumented families that have been separated at the border.
John Minchillo/AP via CNN
June 20, 2018 - 11:41 am
By Amanda Jackson, CNN (CNN) -- In less than five days, a California couple has raised nearly $10 million -- and counting -- through Facebook to help reunite undocumented families that have been separated at the border. Charlotte and Dave Willner were inspired to start the campaign when they saw...
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In this April 25, 2018, file photo, Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington.
AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File
June 07, 2018 - 11:10 pm
By Mark Sherman, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration said in a court filing late Thursday that it will no longer defend key parts of the Affordable Care Act, including the requirement that people have health insurance and provisions that guarantee access to health insurance...
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a customer looking at an AR-15 semi-automatic rifle
Photo by Xinhua/Sipa USA
June 01, 2018 - 12:14 pm
By Grace Sparks (CNN) -- Half of registered voters in Texas support stricter gun laws in the US, according to a new Quinnipiac poll released on Thursday. The poll comes on the heels of a deadly school shooting in Santa Fe, Texas , on May 18. In addition to generally supporting stricter laws, 50%...
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Karthik Nemmani, 14, from McKinney, Texas, is presented with the Scripps National Spelling Bee trophy
AP Photo/Cliff Owen
June 01, 2018 - 9:34 am
By Ben Nuckols, Associated Press OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — The end of the biggest Scripps National Spelling Bee in history came abruptly, and it wasn't the conclusion that many expected. Naysa Modi, a poised and charismatic four-time participant whose long spelling career seemed to be building toward...
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