Former US Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, whose autobiography was turned into the blockbuster movie "American Sniper," was taken by surprise when was fatally shot two years ago at a Texas gun range, a forensics expert told a Texas jury on Tuesday.
Lawyers for an Iraqi war veteran will argue at the start of his trial on Wednesday that he was insane when he fatally shot former Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, whose best-selling autobiography was turned into the hit movie "American Sniper."
In one of the biggest goodwill gestures to one of the largest communities in the US -- the Sikhs -- the state of Texas has allowed on-duty Sikh officers to sport essential Sikh religious symbols like beards and turbans.
A coalition of 17 US states led by Texas have filed a federal lawsuit aiming to block implementation of President Barack Obama`s executive order shielding some five million undocumented immigrants from deportation.
No one disputes that Scott Panetti heavily armed, head shaved and wearing camouflage shot and killed his in-laws at their Texas Hill Country home, showering his estranged wife and 3-year-old daughter in blood.