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10 Sep 2021
The US Justice Department has filed suit against Texas to prevent a state law banning abortions from being enforced.
22 Aug 2021
A US court has paved the way for the prohibition of one of the safest abortion procedures in Texas. A previous legal decision had called it unconstitutional.
6 Mar 2021
Texas has announced a sweeping rollback of coronavirus restrictions, lifting a mask mandate and allowing most businesses to open at full capacity from next week.
20 Feb 2021
A blanket of snow covers the streets of Houston, Texas, a southern US state more accustomed to record-breaking heat than ice. An historic cold snap has been sweeping the country for several days as a result of an Arctic blast that is causing temperatures to plummet.
18 Feb 2021
Winter weather in Texas has left millions of people without heat and electricity. But volunteers braved the big freeze to rescue "cold-stunned" sea turtles.
26 Dec 2020
On the terrace of a seafood restaurant in Houston, Texas's largest city, a few ladies are enjoying a local oyster dish. Sitting in the shade of a palm tree on a warm winter's day, the diners have no idea that behind the restaurant a young woman is busy giving the shells a second life. Thanks to Shannon Batte, they will soon form part of a reef in Galveston Bay, six miles away. New oysters will settle and develop on these shells, which will also provide perfect shelters for crabs, shrimp and small fish that will feed larger ones and contribute to the diversity of the environment.
14 Dec 2020
A funeral home in El Paso, Texas suffers the emotional and physical toll of the surge of ceremonies caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.
14 Dec 2020
AFPTV spends the day in a Covid-19 ward at a hospital in Houston, Texas, to see first hand the impact of the virus on patients and medical staff. Dr Joseph Varon has worked 264 days straight as he battles the disease that has killed more than 278,000 people in the US. "The coronavirus doesn’t just kill a person, it tears families apart," says Varon, who made headlines when a photo of him hugging an elderly Covid patient on Thanksgiving went viral.
24 Nov 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic is infecting record numbers of people in the city of El Paso, Texas. Hospitals are preparing for months of strain on the health care system, funeral homes are overwhelmed and many businesses are struggling to survive.
25 Jul 2020
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27 Jun 2020
US immunologist Dr. Anthony Fauci acknowledged that the country is struggling to contain a recent spike in cases in Florida, Arizona, and Texas. Follow DW for the latest.
1 Jun 2020
People stand in the rain on Sunday as they mourn the death of George Floyd during a candlelight vigil at the Resurrection Metropolitan Community Church in Houston, Texas. Churchgoers decided to maintain silence for eight minutes and forty-six seconds - the time for which a Minneapolis police officer held his knee on Floyd's neck.

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