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AP
September 16, 2018 - 10:11 am
(CBS News) -- The Texas Board of Education voted on Friday to remove historical figures including Hillary Clinton and Helen Keller from the mandatory history curriculum in Texas schools, The Dallas Morning News reported. The preliminary vote is an attempt by the board to "streamline" what students...
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Getty
September 11, 2018 - 11:30 am
(CBS News) -- A "Tent City" for migrant boys in Texas will stay open until at least the end of the year and will expand its capacity to include up to 3,800 beds, CBS News has learned. The shelter, which opened on June 14 at the Tornillo Port of Entry, originally held about 400 boys who had been...
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Associated Press
August 28, 2018 - 11:08 am
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The owner of a Texas company that makes untraceable 3D-printed guns said Tuesday that he has begun selling the blueprints through his website to anyone who wants to make one, despite a federal court order barring him from posting the plans online. Cody Wilson said at a news...
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CBS
July 18, 2018 - 12:15 pm
FORT BEND COUNTY, Texas (CBS NEWS) -- Forty-eight sets of remains believed to have been buried between 1878 and 1910 have been exhumed from an unmarked cemetery in Fort Bend County, Texas, CBS Houston affiliate KHOU reports. Bodies at the site, which construction crews discovered in April, likely...
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Associated Press
June 21, 2018 - 12:30 pm
(KNX1070) - First lady Melania Trump boarded a flight to a facility housing migrant children separated from their parents wearing a jacket that read "I really don't care, do u?" President Donald Trump says his wife, Melania, was taking a dig at the news media Thursday when she wore a jacket that...
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USA Today
June 21, 2018 - 10:14 am
(KNX1070) - Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is calling for rapid action on children separated from their parents at the border. He told a news conference outside a detention center in Texas that they should be re-united with their families as soon as possible. He says the President was right to...
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Associated Press
June 21, 2018 - 9:31 am
(AP) - Melania Trump made an unannounced visit to a Texas facility Thursday to get a first-hand look at some of the migrant children sent there by the U.S. government after their families entered the country illegally. The first lady's stop at Upbring New Hope Children's Center in McAllen came the...
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Jose Nunez in undated photo KENS-TV
June 18, 2018 - 11:30 am
(CBS NEWS) -- An off-duty Bexar County Sheriff's Department deputy has been arrested on a felony charge involving sexual assault of a child, reports CBS San Antonio affiliate KENS-TV. Jose Nunez, 47, is a detention deputy who's been with the department ten years. Sheriff Javier Salazar says the...
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Associated Press
June 18, 2018 - 7:50 am
(AP) - Inside an old warehouse in South Texas, hundreds of immigrant children wait in a series of cages created by metal fencing. One cage had 20 children inside. Scattered about are bottles of water, bags of chips and large foil sheets intended to serve as blankets. One teenager told an advocate...
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Galveston County Sheriff's Office
May 18, 2018 - 7:44 am
SANTA FE, Texas (AP) — There are 10 deaths reported in a shooting Friday at Santa Fe High School. Galveston County Sheriff Henry Trouchesset said authorities have arrested one person and another is in custody, as a possible accomplice. A law enforcement official has identified 17-year-old Dimitrios...
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