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Texas is the second largest state in the United States by both area and population, right behind Alaska. Geographically located in the South Central region of the country, Texas shares borders with the U.S. states of Louisiana to the east, Arkansas to the northeast, Oklahoma to the north, New Mexico to the west, and the Mexican states of Chihuahua, Coahuila, Nuevo León, and Tamaulipas to the southwest, while the Gulf of Mexico is to the southeast.

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A petrochemical disaster outside Houston that has disrupted ship traffic for days at a major U.S. oil port led two major refineries on Monday to reduce fuel..
Credit: Reuters - Published 11 hours ago

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The backlog of vessels waiting to move through the Houston Ship Channel grew on Monday while it remained closed to traffic for a third day as emergency workers..
Credit: Reuters - Published 12 hours ago

The backlog of vessels waiting to move through the Houston Ship Channel grew on Monday while it remained closed to traffic for a third day as emergency workers..
Credit: Reuters - Published 12 hours ago

The backlog of vessels waiting to move through the Houston Ship Channel grew on Monday while it remained closed to traffic for a third day as emergency workers..
Credit: Reuters - Published 13 hours ago

Hundreds of neighborhood residents of a petrochemical plant that burned for three days and briefly emitted cancer-causing benzene into the air brought their..
Credit: Reuters - Published 3 days ago

Residents of two Houston-area cities were told to stay indoors and schools in six communities were closed on Thursday due to air pollution by a cancer-causing..
Credit: Reuters - Published 5 days ago

Eight tanks at the chemical plant caught fire earlier this week.
5 days ago • BBC News
Residents of a Houston-area community were told to remain indoors and schools were closed on Thursday after a petrochemical plant fire that burned for days..
Credit: Reuters - Published 5 days ago

Newcastle-born Steven Fairbairn was taking part in the Rednecks with Paychecks event in Texas.
5 days ago • BBC News
A man called for help after spotting a few snakes. When the professionals arrived, they found a lot more.
5 days ago • BBC News
State and local investigators have begun probing a petrochemical storage company outside Houston where a massive fire fed by giant tanks of fuel burned for days,..
Credit: Reuters - Published 5 days ago

A fire at a petrochemical storage site outside Houston destroyed 11 massive storage tanks before it was extinguished early Wednesday, Intercontinental Terminals..
Credit: Reuters - Published 6 days ago

Three Texas prisoners win a nearly seven-year lawsuit to grow their hair long for religious beliefs.
6 days ago • BBC News
Next-day natural gas prices for Wednesday at the Waha hub in West Texas plunged to a record low due to an equipment failure in New Mexico that stranded gas in..
Credit: Reuters - Published 6 days ago

Firefighters late Tuesday contained a raging inferno at a Mitsui & Co petrochemical storage site outside of Houston that has been billowing acrid smoke for days..
Credit: Reuters - Published 6 days ago

Houston officials and environmental groups raced to expand air monitoring after a raging fire at a Mitsui & Co petrochemical storage site spread on Tuesday,..
Credit: Reuters - Published 6 days ago

Houston officials and environmental groups raced to expand air monitoring on Tuesday after a raging fire at a Mitsui & Co petrochemical storage site produced..
Credit: Reuters - Published 6 days ago

A chemical fire in Texas has been going on for three days, and fire officials say could go on for two more.
6 days ago • BBC News
Houston officials and environmental groups raced to expand air monitoring on Tuesday after a raging fire at a Mitsui & Co petrochemical storage site produced..
Credit: Reuters - Published 6 days ago

A raging fire at a petrochemical storage terminal in Houston has engulfed two more massive tanks after firefighting water pumps stopped working for six hours,..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

A fire at a Houston-area petrochemical storage site continued to rage late on Monday and is expected to burn for up to two more days, officials said, sending..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

A storage tank fire on the Houston Ship Channel on Sunday has spread to seven petrochemical storage tanks, forcing residents in the suburb of Deer Park, Texas,..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

A storage tank fire on the Houston Ship Channel sent a plume of black smoke across the city's eastern half, forcing residents in the suburb of Deer Park, Texas,..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

A storage tank fire on the Houston Ship Channel sent a plume of black smoke across the eastern half of the city on Sunday forcing residents in the suburb of Deer..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

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