`No evidence of jihadis in Mexico`

There is no evidence to support the comments by Texas Governor Rick Perry that jihadis could enter the US via the southern border, Mexican Foreign Relations Secretary Jose Antonio Meade said Saturday.

Mass spotting of UFO in skies near NASA

Several people reported seeing a ring of blinking lights in the sky in Texas during a recent lightning storm and have claimed that it was a UFO.

Texas boy, 7, shoots 8-year-old cousin: Police

Texas City police say an 8-year-old boy is in critical condition after being shot in the face by his 7-year-old cousin.

SpaceX to build rocket launch site in Texas

SpaceX is set to build the world`s first private commercial rocket launch facility in the US state of Texas, with launches expected as early as 2015.

US ready to seize Kurdish oil from tanker off Texas

US authorities were prepared Tuesday to seize $100 million worth of oil from a tanker anchored off the Texas coast after Iraq`s government told a court the oil was taken illegally from the country`s Kurdish region.

Three of Indian-American family killed in accident

Three members of an Indian-American family died when their car was hit by a pickup driven by a possibly drunk woman in the US state of Texas, media reported.

Texas mass murder suspect collapses in court as crime recounted

The man accused of killing four children aged 4 to 14 and their parents after entering their suburban Houston home while looking for his former wife collapsed when details of the crime were read aloud in court on Friday.

Man charged with killing six members of same Texas family

A man accused of fatally shooting four children ages 4 to 14 and their parents after entering their suburban Houston home disguised as a FedEx delivery man while looking for his former wife was charged with capital murder on Thursday.

Four children, parents shot dead by lone gunman in Texas

Six members of a family, including four children were killed by a lone gunman following a domestic dispute on Thursday.

Texas shooting: Father kills his four children, two others after divorce dispute?

President Barack Obama has warned that America needs to do some "soul-searching" on gun control, which remains relatively lax despite regular gun rampages.

Several people killed in Houston-area shooting

Several people were shot to death on Wednesday in the Houston suburb of Spring, Texas, the Harris County Sheriff`s Office said, with local media reporting five people killed.

Ex-POW Bowe Bergdahl moved to outpatient care: US Army

Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, the American soldier freed in a swap with the Afghan Taliban, has been released from a Texas medical center and is now in outpatient care, the US Army has said.

Mass immigrant graves uncovered in Texas cemetery

Volunteer researchers have uncovered mass graves in a South Texas cemetery that they believe contain the bodies of immigrants who died crossing into the US illegally, according to published reports.

America`s Irving city to get Mahatma Gandhi`s statue

A life size bronze statue of Mahatma Gandhi would be installed in Irving in America`s Texas state, fulfilling a long-cherished dream of Indian-Americans living in the city.

Bomb scare causes evacuation in US school

Students and staff were evacuated from a high school in the US state of Texas Wednesday after a bomb threat on the campus, a media report said. Police with sniffer dogs searched the campus but found no explosives.

Body of missing Texas woman found after 35 years

35 years after she disappeared following a fight with her husband, authorities have confirmed that skeletal remains found in a pickup truck in a lake in the US state of Texas match dental records of the 45-year-old bank teller.

US arrests about 80 immigrants at Texas camp

At least 80 immigrants suspected of entering the United States illegally have been arrested in a makeshift encampment in South Texas.

Indian-American woman kept dead son on ice for Hindu ritual

An Indian-American woman in Texas kept her 10-year-old son`s body on ice for five days, claiming she was complying with Hindu rituals to preserve it while waiting for her husband to return and perform the funeral.

Barack Obama to headline civil rights summit in Texas

Lyndon Johnson`s presidency has long been viewed in the shadow of the Vietnam War, a conflict that saw American soldiers die in jungles half a world away while anti-war demonstrators chanted in the streets back home.

Obama, Michelle to attend Fort Hood memorial service

Washington: US President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama will attend a memorial service at Fort Hood in Texas on Wednesday to honour victims of last week`s shooting at the military base, a White House official said today.