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29 Feb 2024


Wildfires in Texas, Oklahoma: Massive burn scar seen from space

At least one person has died in the massive fires that have been burning across the Texas panhandle and rapidly spreading into Oklahoma.

Texas sues Pornhub for alleged age verification law violation

Texas's Attorney General Ken Paxton is taking legal action against Pornhub's parent company, alleging that it has broken the state's age verification law.

15 Feb 2024

Elon Musk

Elon Musk's SpaceX moves incorporation from Delaware to Texas

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has revealed that the company has shifted its state of incorporation from Delaware to Texas, in the US.

02 Aug 2023

United Sates

A sneak into world's largest 3D-printed neighborhood in Texas

In Texas, United States, the world's largest community of 3D-printed homes is taking shape, and the features of its first fully constructed house is out.

07 Jul 2023


Teen kept as 'sex slave' by mother for 8 years

A man from Texas, who allegedly went missing eight years ago as a teenager, was living with his mother the entire time, the Houston Police revealed.

19 Jun 2023

Music Industry

Houston rapper Big Pokey (45) dies after collapsing on stage

In a blow to the rapping community, popular Houston rapper Big Pokey has passed away at the age of 45.

Texas: SUV runs over bystanders, 8 killed; hate crime suspected

At least eight people were killed and several others were injured after an SUV crashed into a group outside a migrant aid center in south Texas, United States, AP reported.

07 May 2023

Mass Shooting

Texas mall shooting: 9 killed, 7 injured; shooter neutralized

At least nine people were reportedly killed and seven others injured after a gunman opened fire at a busy mall in Allen, Texas, United States, on Saturday (local time).

Texas shooting: 5 dead, suspect still on run, say police

Law enforcement officers in Texas are searching for a man who reportedly shot five people to death after being asked to stop firing his rifle, reported NBC.

Mifepristone: What's next for Americans after conflicting abortion drug rulings

Federal judges in Washington and Texas on Friday delivered conflicting rulings regarding the legality of the abortion drug mifepristone, a medication widely available for over two decades in the United States (US).

26 Mar 2023

Joe Biden

US: Tornado kills 25 in Mississippi, Biden vows federal support

United States (US) President Joe Biden pledged on Saturday to provide emergency support for the victims of a devastating tornado that ravaged numerous towns in Mississippi, killing at least 25 individuals, injuring dozens, and flattening entire blocks as it carved a path of destruction for over an hour.

15 Jan 2023


Miss USA R'Bonney Gabriel crowned Miss Universe 2022: Details here

The world's most popular beauty pageant Miss Universe has concluded, and R'Bonney Gabriel of the United States has been crowned the winner!

06 Jan 2023


Kerala to Texas! Judge Surendran Pattel's inspirational rags-to-riches journey

Indian-American Surendran K Pattel officially took oath as the district court judge of Texas's Fort Bend County, United States, on Sunday.

23 Nov 2022

Shooting Incident

US: Shooting at Virginia Walmart store, up to 10 killed

Up to 10 people were killed and many others injured after a gunman opened fire inside a department store in Virginia, United States, on Tuesday night.

26 Aug 2022


US: Woman arrested for hurling racial slurs, assaulting Indian women

A woman was arrested for assaulting and racially abusing four Indian women in Dallas, Texas in the United States (US) on Wednesday.

18 Aug 2022


National Fajita Day: History, facts, recipe, and more

As the US celebrates August 18 as National Fajita Day, we just can't help but yearn for a serving of this Tex-Mex delight.

05 Aug 2022


Florida couple arrested for having sex with dog, filming it

Police officials in Florida arrested a couple this week for allegedly engaging in sexual acts with their dog and recording it on video.

07 Jul 2022


'Cheer' fame Jerry Harris sentenced to 12 years in prison

Jerry Harris, who rose to fame after featuring in Netflix's series Cheer, was sentenced to 12 years in prison on Wednesday for child sexual abuse.

01 Jul 2022


Rebel Wilson, Charles Melton signed for 'K-Pop: Lost in America'

Actors Rebel Wilson and Charles Melton are all set to collaborate in K-Pop: Lost in America, a road trip film.

28 Jun 2022


US: Over 40 bodies found inside truck in Texas

Forty-six people were found dead inside a tractor-trailer on Monday in San Antonio of Texas, United States. They are believed to have died as a result of heat exhaustion.

20 Jun 2022

Washington DC

Another US shooting; 1 dead, several injured in Washington DC

One teenager is feared dead and several others were injured in a shooting in Washington DC in the United States.

16 Jun 2022


Moon Mission: NASA is afraid that SpaceX's Starship will explode

As Elon Musk-owned SpaceX gears up to launch its giant 'Starship' rocket, NASA has some bad feelings about it.

A look at deadliest school shootings; Texas leads the way

An 18-year-old gunman massacred 21 people, including 19 children and two adults at an elementary school in Texas on Tuesday.

25 May 2022

Joe Biden

US: 19 children among 21 killed in Texas school shooting

In one of the worst school shootings in America, an 18-year-old gunman killed 21 people, including 19 children at a school in Texas that had students in grades second-fourth.

15 May 2022

US Supreme Court

Understanding Texas social media law that is troubling tech companies

Large tech companies and Texas are again at loggerheads about the state law that bans censorship on social media platforms.

Has Texas Right to Life's whistleblower website met its demise?

A new Texas law that criminalizes helping women get abortions after six weeks of pregnancy has recently gone into effect. This law doesn't make exceptions for rape or incest either.

03 Sep 2021

Kamala Harris

US: President Biden condemns Supreme Court's refusal to block #TexasAbortionLaw

US President Joe Biden Thursday lambasted the Supreme Court of the United States after it refused to ban a Texas law that prohibits access to abortions after six weeks of pregnancy.

09 Apr 2021


One dead, five injured in Texas cabinet plant shooting

One person was killed and five people were wounded in the wake of a shooting at a cabinet-making business in Bryan, Texas, US, authorities said, and a state trooper was later shot during a manhunt that resulted in the suspected shooter being taken into custody.

Texas school to be named after Indian-American trailblazer Sonal Bhuchar

An elementary school in the US state of Texas will be named after Indian-American trailblazer Sonal Bhuchar so that her legacy in education and philanthropy continues for generations, according to a statement.

21 Mar 2021


McConaughey as Texas guv? 'Something I'm giving consideration,' says actor

Hollywood actor Matthew McConaughey has said that he's seriously considering a run at becoming the Governor of Texas.

19 Feb 2021


Beyoncé's BeyGOOD Foundation is helping victims of Texas winter storm

Megastar Beyoncé is extending some much-needed support to countless families trapped in the Texas winter storm.

Texas: Indian-origin pediatrician fatally shoots another doctor, himself

A 43-year-old Indian-origin pediatrician shot dead a lady doctor and then killed himself after taking hostages at a medical office in Austin, capital of Texas, in the United States of America.

04 Nov 2020

Donald Trump

#USAElections2020: Trump, Biden register first wins; eyes on Florida

US President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden scored wins, just as polls closed across the East Coast and other parts.

02 Nov 2020


Actor Eddie Hassell (30) of 'Surface' dies after being shot

In an unfortunate incident, actor Eddie Hassell has died after succumbing to his injuries from a gunshot on Sunday morning.

US: Man dies after 'COVID-19 party'; thought coronavirus was 'hoax'

A 30-year-old man died from the novel coronavirus at a hospital in the US state of Texas after attending a "COVID-19 party" hosted by an infected person.

02 Jul 2020

Donald Trump

US records 52,000 coronavirus cases on Wednesday, biggest spike ever

In a worrying development, the United States reported 52,000 new coronavirus cases on Wednesday, its biggest spike ever since.

25 Jun 2020


COVID-19 cases surge in US state after reopening; hospitals suffer

In the United States, Texas has seen a massive surge in COVID-19 cases, resulting in hospitals nearing capacity in Houston—the state's most populous city.

22 Jun 2020


Factually impossible: Justin Bieber denies sexual assault allegation

Pop sensation Justin Bieber has refuted an allegation that he sexually assaulted a woman in March 2014. The assault allegation surfaced last week.

22 Sep 2019


SpaceX's humongous new Starship prototype seen in pictures

Elon Musk's vision to make humans a multi-planetary species is coming to fruition with the development of his humongous rocket - the Starship.

20 Sep 2019

Narendra Modi

Howdy Modi? Rains wreak havoc in Houston before PM's mega-event

The stage is all set in Houston, United States, to welcome Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi for an unprecedented event.

01 Sep 2019

Mass Shooting

Texas mass shooting: 5 dead, 21 injured in West Texas

At least five people have been killed and 21 injured in a mass shooting in the state of Texas in the US. The incident took place near the twin cities of Midland and Odessa in West Texas.

Ransomware everywhere: One coordinated attack hits 22 American towns

Even two years after the super-dangerous WannaCry ransomware attack, government computer systems haven't been equipped with the technology to thwart critical cyber-crimes.

10 Aug 2019

Donald Trump

Texas shooting: Trump criticized for thumbs up photo with orphan

Recently, United States President Donald Trump visited El Paso, Texas, where a gunman killed 22 people in a reported hate crime against immigrants on Saturday.

04 Aug 2019


Texas Walmart Mass Shooting: 20 killed in suspected hate crime

At least 20 people have been killed and 26 others injured in a mass shooting at a packed Walmart store in the El Paso city of Texas in the US.

14 Jul 2019


Facebook's AI just smashed top professionals in six-player poker

The first-ever AI bot created by Facebook has smashed top professionals in no-limit Texas Hold'em, one of the most popular and widely played poker formats in the world.