Texas

Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Texas is leading over a dozen states in a legal challenge to President Barack Obama's recent executive actions on immigration. The lawsuit (pdf) was brought forth by 14 states and 4 governors, and was filed Wednesday in the U.S. District Court in the Southern District of Texas. Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott said in a media statement Wednesday...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
The city of Irving, Texas has experienced five earthquakes in four days,...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Four workers were killed and one injured in a chemical leak at a DuPont plant...

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Days after a barge spilled 170,000 gallons of especially heavy sticky oil, dubbed "the worst stuff you can dump in the water," into Galveston Bay, crews are scrambling to contain tar balls being pushed to shore by winds and tides, and biologists have found dozens of oiled birds from nearby, crucial bird habitats. With the spill occurring at the worst possible time - many wintering birds still there, many more en route north - environmentalists say that "we expect this to get much worse."...

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