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US sued over Honduran man’s suicide after family separation

By NOMAAN MERCHANT Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — A new lawsuit blames the Trump administration's family separations for the death by suicide of a Honduran...

O’Rourke visits Mississippi towns targeted in ICE raids

By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS and WILL WEISSERT Associated Press CANTON, Miss. (AP) — Democrat Beto O’Rourke on Friday became the first presidential candidate to visit...

Earnhardt takes weekend off after Tennessee plane crash

ELIZABETHTON, Tenn. (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. will take the weekend off from broadcasting to be with his wife and daughter after the three...

Heat prompts ERCOT to declare energy conservation emergency

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The electric grid operator for most of Texas has declared an energy conservation emergency as temperatures approached or exceeded 100...

Governor forms new anti-terrorism unit after El Paso attack

AUSTIN (AP) — Gov. Greg Abbott says Texas is adding manpower to gang investigations surrounding white nationalist groups in wake of the El Paso...

Energy emergency declared in Texas heat wave

The operator of the electric grid that serves most of Texas has declared an energy conservation emergency as temperatures across much of the state...

Police: Texas girl dies after burn injuries went untreated

CORSICANA (AP) — Police say a woman has been arrested after a young girl south of Dallas accidentally scalded herself with boiling water and...

Texas Latina activist condemns hate in launching Senate bid

By PAUL J. WEBER Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Latina activist in Texas launched a U.S. Senate run Monday saying hate has made...

Police: El Paso shooting suspect said he targeted Mexicans

By CEDAR ATTANASIO, JAKE BLEIBERG and PAUL J. WEBER Associated Press EL PASO, Texas (AP) — The man accused of carrying out last weekend's deadly...

Walmart pulls violent game displays but will still sell guns

By MICHELLE CHAPMAN, MAE ANDERSON and JOSEPH PISANI AP Business Writers NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart has ordered workers to remove video game signs and...