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Nation Sep 02WATCH: Officials say Texas gunman was fired from his job, called 911 before shooting
An FBI special agent said the suspected shooter "was on a long spiral down" before the shooting and that he went to work that day "in trouble."…
Nation Sep 02Police unsure why man went on West Texas shooting rampage
olice say they are not sure why a man with a misdemeanor on his record and no warrant for his arrest erupted in a spate of violence after a routine traffic stop in West Texas, killing seven.
Nation Aug 31Death toll in West Texas shooting rampage rises to 7
At least five people are dead in West Texas after a man stopped by state troopers for failing to signal a left turn opened fire and fled, shooting more than 20 people as he drove before being killed by officers…
Politics Aug 20Democrats are spending millions to take back state legislatures
Democratic donors who gave little to nothing to down-ballot races in the past are cutting large checks to groups focused on state races.
Nation Aug 09El Paso gunman confessed: ‘I’m the shooter,’ was targeting Mexicans
El Paso Detective Adrian Garcia said Crusius waived his Miranda Rights and agreed to speak with detectives, telling them that he had driven to El Paso from the Dallas suburb of Allen — which is where he lived and is…
Politics Aug 07Texas governor says ‘no red flags’ seen in El Paso gunman
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott's first calls for action after a gunman in El Paso killed 22 people include cracking down on internet sites used by violent extremists and confronting racism. But the Republican didn't suggest any major gun-control measures.
Politics Jul 22Texas Democrat Wendy Davis is running for Congress in 2020
Davis, who gained national recognition for her 13-hour filibuster of an anti-abortion bill in the Texas state capitol, will challenge freshman Republican Rep. Chip Roy.
Politics May 13Universal pre-K is at the center of Julián Castro’s education plan
Castro's newly unveiled education plan calls for tuition-free higher education, universal prekindergarten and raising teacher pay.
Nation May 07Sandra Bland’s own cellphone video surfaces for the first time, raising questions
Cellphone video recorded by Bland, a black woman found dead in a Texas jail following a confrontational 2015 traffic stop, shows for the first time her perspective as a white state trooper draws his stun gun and points it at…
Politics Apr 24Castro’s sluggish start tests 2020 presidential campaign strategy
Signs of an upward trajectory have been hard to spot in the former San Antonio mayor's presidential campaign, which returns to Texas on Wednesday.