Following the 2012 mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, a national movement grew to arm teachers in classrooms across the country
Gov Greg Abbott plans to reject federal aid to refugees unless Office of Refugee Resettlemnt 'unconditionally approves' extreme vetting in an effort to bar refugees from Syria
'The body appears to have been set on fire and has some degree of dismemberment,' say police
Driver manages to escape thanks to a 'tiny little ledge'
Linda Carty was convicted of the 2001 kidnap and murder of her neighbour, but has maintained her innocence 14 years after she was given the death sentence
Neighbour says the cows fell to the ground ‘in the blink of an eye’
18-year-old Melanie Salazar said her grandfather inspires and motivates her
Concealed carry law in the lone star state survives a preliminary challenge
'There will be no formally assigned homework this year'
A study shows the situation is getting worse - not better - in the world's wealthiest nation
Jeffery Wood, 43, was scheduled to be executed on 24 August by lethal injection
Tens of thousands of voters in Texas want Harambe, the gorilla shot dead in the Cincinnati zoo in May, to become the next leader of the free world.
Mother travelled to El Salvador while pregnant and baby was born with microcephaly
The 14-year-old's family say the teenager's civil rights were violated after he was interrograted, arrested and suspended from school - for bringing a homemade clock to class
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No-one knows how the bundle of black and ginger fur ended up inside an exhibit at Forth Worth Zoo