Texas

Troubled Lawyer Shoots Nine in Houston Before Being Killed by Police

By Terry Wade HOUSTON, Sept 26 – A troubled lawyer opened fire on morning commuters in Houston on Monday, injuring at least nine people before being fatally shot by police, authorities said. Six victims were taken to hospitals and three were treated at the scene after being shot at while inside their vehicles in the

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Muslim Doctor Shot Near Houston Mosque on Way to Prayer

By Barbara Goldberg July 4 – A Muslim doctor headed for morning prayers on Sunday at a Houston mosque was shot in an attacked by three men, police said. The motive for the attack was unclear, but comes a day after another Muslim man was beaten outside a Florida mosque. The victim of the Texas

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Court Decision Shifts Abortion Battle to State Bans

By Jilian Mincer June 27 – The battle over abortion was expected to shift to measures focusing on the fetus in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision striking down a Texas law enacted in the name of maternal health. The 5-3 ruling held that Texas clinic regulations put an undue burden on women

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U.S. Judge Again Denies Texas Request to Bar Syrian Refugees

By Jon Herskovitz AUSTIN, Texas, Feb 9 – A U.S. judge denied for the second time a request by Texas to bar relief agencies from bringing Syrian refugees into the state, a decision that could have a bearing on the attempts of 30 other governors to block refugees from their states. U.S. District Judge David

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