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'Alarming, but not uncommon', say Indian Americans condemning racist attack in Texas
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'Alarming, but not uncommon', say Indian Americans condemning racist attack in Texas

Esmeralda Upton from Plano in Texas was arrested for the racially-motivated physical and verbal assault of four South Asian women in a parking lot

Texas police arrests woman for assault on four Indian Americans after viral video surfaces
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Texas police arrests woman for assault on four Indian Americans after viral video surfaces

The incident took place in a parking lot of Dallas, Texas. The woman, who has now been arrested, is seen in the video identifying herself as a Mexican-American and assaulting a group of Indian Americans

Submerged cars, wrecked homes: Texas reels under massive flood
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Submerged cars, wrecked homes: Texas reels under massive flood

Following a long dry spell of extreme drought-like conditions, Texas recorded its wettest month in August. Responding to hundreds of calls from distressed residents, firefighters across the state are currently conducting rescue operations

How US schools are trying to protect their students post Uvalde shooting tragedy
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How US schools are trying to protect their students post Uvalde shooting tragedy

Multiple states now mandate or encourage panic buttons in US schools, and a growing number of districts are shelling out tens of thousands of dollars per school for them

Explained: What will happen if an extreme heat belt covers US by 2053?
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Explained: What will happen if an extreme heat belt covers US by 2053?

A key finding from the study was that heat exceeding the threshold of the National Weather Service's highest category — called "Extreme Danger”— was expected to impact 8.1 million people in 2023 and grow to 107 million people in 2053

Explained: Why Alex Jones has been ordered to pay Sandy Hook parents more than $4 million
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Explained: Why Alex Jones has been ordered to pay Sandy Hook parents more than $4 million

Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones has been held financially liable to the parents of a boy killed in the Sandy Hook massacre for repeatedly claiming the deadliest school shooting in US was a hoax

Texas clinics shut down abortion services after state high court ruling
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Texas clinics shut down abortion services after state high court ruling

The ruling stopped a three-day-old order by a Houston judge who said clinics could resume abortions up to six weeks into pregnancy

Tractor-trailer carrying 53 dead migrants passed through inland US Border Patrol checkpoint: US official
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Tractor-trailer carrying 53 dead migrants passed through inland US Border Patrol checkpoint: US official

The truck went through the checkpoint on Interstate 35 located 26 miles (42 kilometers) northeast of the border city of Laredo, Texas, the official said

Texas and other horror tales of migrants who died while being smuggled
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Texas and other horror tales of migrants who died while being smuggled

War, climate change, and politics have forced hundreds of migrants to flee their countries. The deaths of 46 immigrants in Texas is a grim reminder of the plight of the world’s homeless

Texas: At least 46 migrants found dead inside tractor-trailer in San Antonio
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Texas: At least 46 migrants found dead inside tractor-trailer in San Antonio

As many as 16 people have been rushed to hospitals with heat-related illnesses, 12 were adults and four were children, said Fire Chief Charles Hood

Uvalde police could've ended rampage early on, says Texas top cop
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Uvalde police could've ended rampage early on, says Texas top cop

Delays in the law enforcement response at Robb Elementary School have become the focus of federal, state, and local investigations

Thousands rally for gun reform in US after surge in mass shootings
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Thousands rally for gun reform in US after surge in mass shootings

Motivated by a fresh surge in mass shootings, from Uvalde, Texas, to Buffalo, New York, protestors say lawmakers must take note of shifting public opinion and finally enact sweeping reforms

Uvalde schools police chief defends delay in confronting gunman
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Uvalde schools police chief defends delay in confronting gunman

Pete Arredondo, the police chief of the Uvalde school district, said he held back from the door for 40 minutes to avoid provoking gunfire and tried dozens of keys brought to him, but that, one-by-one, they failed to work

'Don't want it to happen again': Schoolgirl tells Congress of playing dead to survive Texas massacre
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'Don't want it to happen again': Schoolgirl tells Congress of playing dead to survive Texas massacre

Miah Cerrillo, a fourth grader at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, recounted for a House of Representatives committee the moments when 19 of her fellow students and two teachers were killed by a teen gunman last month

Joe Biden wants to raise minimum age for purchasing arms from 18 to 21: Will this help in fight against gun violence?
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Joe Biden wants to raise minimum age for purchasing arms from 18 to 21: Will this help in fight against gun violence?

Payton Gendron and Salvador Rolando Ramos, the suspects in the Buffalo and Ulvade High School shooting, were both 18 when they bought the assault weapons used in the attacks. Experts say more states and the federal government need to pass laws raising the age to buy firearms to 21

Another mass shooting in US: Four killed in Tulsa hospital campus; gunman dead
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Another mass shooting in US: Four killed in Tulsa hospital campus; gunman dead

The gunman entered the Tulsa medical building carrying a rifle and a handgun. Tulsa Police Department Deputy Chief Eric Dalgleish said it was unclear what prompted the deadly assault

NRA opens gun convention in Texas after school massacre
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NRA opens gun convention in Texas after school massacre

Texas has experienced a series of mass shootings in recent years. During that time, the Republican-led Legislature and governor have relaxed gun laws

Texas school shooting: Warning signs for shooters get lost in endless grid of social media posts
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Texas school shooting: Warning signs for shooters get lost in endless grid of social media posts

Katherine Schweit, who heads FBI's active shooter program, tells people not to ignore those type of posts, especially from children or young adults. Report it, she advises, to a school counselor, the police or even the FBI tip line

Texas school shooting: One locked door between shooter and cops; timeline of 90 minutes fuels public outrage
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Texas school shooting: One locked door between shooter and cops; timeline of 90 minutes fuels public outrage

After two days of providing conflicting information, investigators said that a school district police officer was not inside the campus when the shooter arrived, and, contrary to their previous reports, the officer had not confronted him outside the building

Texas school shooting: Grieving husband dies from heart attack two days after losing wife in rampage
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Texas school shooting: Grieving husband dies from heart attack two days after losing wife in rampage

Joe Garcia, on Thursday, dropped off flowers at his wife Irma Garcia's memorial in Uvalde, and returned home, after which he collapsed and died