Stories tagged: "Texas"

FBI Connects Suspects to Killing of Vanessa Guillén With Text Messages

Almost two and a half months after the disappearance of Private Vanessa Guillén, the FBI and U.S. Army investigators were finally able to connect the two suspects to her death thanks to cell phone records. Here's what we know.

In this June 8, 2020, file photo, Rodney Ott, owner of The Loft, makes mixed drinks from behind the bar for patrons as he reopens fully for the first time amid the coronavirus outbreak in downtown Flint, Mich.
Bars Are Giant Petri Dishes for COVID-19. That’s Why States Are Closing Them Down Again.

Many large outbreaks of COVID-19 have been tied directly to bars. An Orlando, Florida, bar has been linked to as many as 150 cases and more than 130 infections have been tied to a single bar in East Lansing, Michigan.

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Arizona, Florida, and Texas See a Surge in COVID Cases. Now Their Governors Are Singing a Different Tune.

Listen to how these governors first reacted to COVID vs. how they're talking now.

Houston Family Won’t Rest Until Missing Soldier Vanessa Guillen Is Found

Vanessa Guillen went missing from Ft. Hood, Texas in April after alleging a sergeant was sexually harassing her. This is what's happened afterward.

Americana of the Week: This Texan Is on a Mission to Make Sure Latino and Black Students Succeed

In a system where 97% of students are Latino and Black, Nella García Urban designs academic programs to give equal opportunity for underserved kids to succeed.

A Latina Teen Organized a Black Lives Matter Protest in a Conservative Texas Town. Over 1,000 People Showed Up.

The national coverage of the Black Lives Matter protests has shown people gathering en masse in metropolitan, democratic-leaning populations. But there is more to the story.

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Texas Naval Base Shooting Is ‘Terrorism-Related’, FBI Says

The shooter tried to speed through a gate at the base in a vehicle, but security personnel put up a barrier in time to stop the shooting.