20 Oct 2021
Justice Department officials say the law is "plainly unconstitutional" and want it blocked until legal clarity is found on the matter. The court previously allowed the ban to go into effect.
18 Oct 2021
In the quiet Texas town of Rockdale, North America's largest bitcoin mine is part of an already bustling US business now boosted by Beijing's intensified crypto crackdown that has pushed the industry west.
8 Oct 2021
A district judge ordered Texas to suspend its law that imposes a near-total ban on abortions. The ruling comes after a challenge brought by President Joe Biden's administration.
27 Sep 2021
All migrants who had been camping under a bridge in Del Rio, Texas, are now gone, according to US authorities. Thousands were living in dire conditions as they sought asylum in the US.
26 Sep 2021
Images show desperate scenes at the airport in Port-au-Prince as a group of migrants gathers around the plane they had just been deported on. After disembarking, the migrants forced their way back onto the runway and were left to pick up their personal belongings that had been dumped out onto the tarmac.
16 Sep 2021
A new law in Texas, known as the "heartbeat bill," bans abortions after six weeks of pregnancy. Experts say limiting women's choice will negatively affect their mental health, as well.
15 Sep 2021
Strong winds and heavy rains lash the town of Matagorda as Hurricane Nicholas slams into the Texas coast, as meteorologists warn of life-threatening flooding. The storm is packing maximum sustained winds of 75 miles (120 kilometers) per hour, and is expected to dump up to 18 inches (around 460 millimeters) of rain in the Houston area, according to weather officials.
15 Sep 2021
Nicholas strenghten from tropical storm to Category 1 hurricane shortly before landfall. States of emergency were declared across 17 counties and three cities in Texas.
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.