Five children killed in Texas house fire

Authorities say five children were killed when a fire engulfed their Texas mobile home and partially collapsed the roof, which made rescue attempts impossible.

US Army base in Texas on lockdown after suspicious vehicle found

A lockdown was ordered at a US Army base in San Antonio, Texas, on Sunday evening in what a military spokesman described as a "high security incident" while adding that there was "no threat." 

Four killed, one injured in chemical plant leak in Texas

At least four workers have been killed and one seriously injured after an hazardous chemical leak at an industrial plant in the US state of Texas.

House, Senate to vote on Keystone pipeline

Long-stalled legislation to build the Keystone XL pipeline from Canada to Texas got new life after Senate Democrats suddenly abandoned efforts to block the measure in hopes of winning the last unresolved Senate race from the midterm elections.

Texas reaches settlement with Liberian Ebola man`s family

The Texas hospital where a Liberian man died of Ebola last month has reached a settlement for an undisclosed amount with his family, officials said Wednesday.

Another George Bush wins an election in Texas, US

The Bush political dynasty has a new junior member, George P Bush, who has won an election in Texas for an obscure statewide office, local media reported.

F1 strugglers rule out US Grand Prix boycott
F1 strugglers rule out US Grand Prix boycott

Formula One's mid-grid strugglers are determined to carve out a fairer distribution of wealth, but they are not contemplating a boycott of this weekend's United States Grand Prix.

US Grand Prix: Nico Rosberg breaks Lewis Hamilton stranglehold for pole
US Grand Prix: Nico Rosberg breaks Lewis Hamilton stranglehold for pole

Nico Rosberg broke free of Lewis Hamilton's stranglehold to seize his ninth pole position of the season on Saturday when he topped a tense qualifying session for United States Grand Prix.

US Grand Prix boycott cannot be ruled out, says Force India boss
US Grand Prix boycott cannot be ruled out, says Force India boss

Formula One`s cash-strapped smaller teams could boycott Sunday`s U.S. Grand Prix unless their complaints about the division of revenues are heard, Force India deputy principal Bob Fernley said on Saturday.

Double points in Formula One final race not all bad, says Mario Andretti
Double points in Formula One final race not all bad, says Mario Andretti

Awarding double points for the final race of the Formula One season is a gimmick but one that American fans may understand more than most, according to the country`s last world champion Mario Andretti.

US Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton puts the hammer down in final practice
US Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton puts the hammer down in final practice

Formula One championship leader Lewis Hamilton rounded off a hat-trick of fastest laps in U.S. Grand Prix practice on Saturday with Mercedes team mate and title rival Nico Rosberg 0.883 of a second slower after suffering a brake problem.

Texas nurse returning from Ebola mission to be quarantined

 A female nurse who just returned to the US state of Texas after caring for Ebola patients in West Africa will voluntarily self-quarantine herself at home for the next three weeks, Governor Rick Perry has said.

Texas executes 10th death row inmate this year

A man convicted of three murders was put to death in Texas, in the state's tenth execution this year, after the US Supreme Court rejected a final appeal, authorities have said.

US nurse with Ebola to be released from hospital

A second US nurse diagnosed with Ebola while caring for a patient from Liberia is now free of the disease and will leave Emory University Hospital in Atlanta soon, hospital authorities said Tuesday.

Two US nurses are declared cured of Ebola

Two American nurses were declared cured of Ebola on Friday, and one was healthy enough to leave the hospital and meet President Barack Obama for a hug.

US cautiously optimistic after no new Ebola in 5 days

With no new Ebola cases in five days, US authorities were cautious but hopeful Monday that the virus has been contained in the United States after a flawed response revealed shortcomings in the system.

US cautiously optimistic after no new Ebola in 5 days

With no new Ebola cases in five days, US authorities were cautious but hopeful Monday that the virus has been contained in the United States after a flawed response revealed shortcomings in the system.

US cautiously optimistic after no new Ebola in 5 days

With no new Ebola cases in five days, US authorities were cautious but hopeful on Monday that the virus has been contained in the United States after a flawed response revealed shortcomings in the system.

Third UN employee dies from Ebola in Sierra Leone

A UN staff member in Sierra Leone has died from Ebola, the third employee from the world organization to succumb to the deadly virus, the UN spokesman said on Monday.

120 still on Ebola monitoring: US officials

Texas health officials say 120 people are still being monitored for possible infection with Ebola because they may have had contact with one of the three people who got the disease in Dallas.