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New York Attorney General Sues to Dissolve National Rifle Association 

New York Attorney General Letitia James describes a lawsuit seeking to dissolve the National Rifle Association, alleging executives violated state nonprofit laws. The NRA filed a countersuit in New York state court, and President Trump suggested the organization should move to Texas. Photo: Justin Lane/Shutterstock

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SpaceX successfully flies its Starship prototype to a height of around 500 feet 

SpaceX has been developing Starship, its next-generation spacecraft, at its site in Boca Chica, Texas. The company has built a number of different Starship prototypes to date, include one prior version called the Starhopper that was essentially just the bottom portion of the rocket. Today, the company flew its first full-scale prototype (minus the domed […] […]

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Rep. Gohmert Says He Will Take Hydroxychloroquine To Treat Coronavirus 

Texas Rep. Louie Gohmert and his doctor “are all in” for him to take the drug, he told Sean Hannity Wednesday.

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There’s just too many positives a day’: Texas county overwhelmed 

Judge Barbara Canales of Nueces County, Texas, talks about the need for medical supplies and testing supplies as medical workers are being overwhelmed by the growth in COVID-19 cases and the spread of the coronavirus.

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COVID-19 death tolls now rising in key states after weeks of decline nationwide 

As caseloads rose, the Trump administration kept saying that death rates were falling. But in Arizona, Texas and other hard-hit states, deaths are up.

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Public health expert: Texas may have a New York-level COVID-19 crisis 

Roberta Schwartz of Houston Methodist Hospital joins to discuss the growing COVID-19 crisis in the state of Texas, and how hospital officials are concerned doctors and nurses treating coronavirus patients could soon be completely overwhelmed.

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As Coronavirus Slams Houston Hospitals, It’s Like New York ‘All Over Again’ 

The death toll is lower, but there are echoes of March as cases spike, doctors fall ill and supplies run short. Now, Texas is trying to adapt hard-won lessons while addressing a new set of challenges.

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Houston mayor: ‘We have a very narrow window’ to control COVID-19 

As coronavirus cases surge in Texas, Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner shares what his city is doing to fight COVID-19.

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Texas waited to require masks, close beaches ahead of Fourth of July as coronavirus spiked 

Texas became a national coronavirus hot spot this week but didn’t close popular beaches like Galveston until Friday, when crowds still appeared.

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Texas oil industry crafts plan for students to graduate debt free with 6-figure job 

The program would help fill the hundreds of thousands of positions that will be needed in the coming years to develop the massive 2016 oil discovery in the Permian Basin, located in West Texas and New Mexico.

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“It’s our neighborhood, but it’s also a safety net:” How households in a Texas neighborhood banded together to exchange essential items and help each other through the coronavirus pandemic. 

Courtesy of Jennifer Kopp A neighborhood on the outskirts of Austin, Texas, is coming together to help each other through the coronavirus pandemic. Neighbors in Ratten Creek are donating supplies, money, and time to those who need help paying emergency bills and grocery shopping. Others are using their skills and passions, like art, sewing, and landscaping, […]

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As COVID Spikes in Texas, Sugar Land Skeeters Will Open with Fans in the Stands 

Texas is one of the hottest of hotspots for coronavirus right now, and Governor Greg Abbott announced on Friday that the Lone Star State’s aggressive reopening will be rolled back some, with bars closing and river-rafting banned.Read more…

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How did a Texas Tech linebacker become a first-round pick? Inside Jordyn Brooks’ journey 

Brooks was a surprise pick by the Seahawks in April, but he landed in a great spot. Here’s how he got there.

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If the current case trajectory continues, Houston could be the hardest-hit city in the US with numbers rivaling Brazil 

The three most populous states are setting records for new coronavirus cases daily — and an expert fears major Texas cities could see “apocalyptic” numbers if the trend continues.

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Stocks Tumble as Coronavirus Cases Surge 

Florida, Texas, Oklahoma and South Carolina set daily records. Nationwide, more than 36,000 cases were reported Wednesday.

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