‘Naked lady Lily’
The “ Naked lady plant”, “March lilies”, botanical name Amaryllis belladonna species (family Amaryllidaceae), is a plant species native to the floral southern-western Cape Province of South Africa, but widely cultivated as an ornamental worldwide. Due to its extremely exquisite nature, this lovely plant species has found its way to many destinations and is reportedly…
Obama protege Julian Castro joins 2020 presidential race
Julian Castro, the telegenic former mayor of San Antonio, Texas and an Obama-era cabinet member, launched his bid Saturday to become the nation's first Hispanic president, emphasizing a message of hope and diversity at a time when Americans are locked in angry debate over immigration and border security. "I am a candidate for president of…
Texas prepares to execute Mexican man despite protests
The state of Texas was preparing Wednesday to execute a Mexican man sentenced to death in 1993, despite objections from human rights groups. Roberto Moreno Ramos, 64, was due to be put to death by lethal injection at 6:00 pm (0000 GMT Thursday) in the penitentiary at Huntsville, Texas. He was sentenced to death for…
Shooting at toddler's Texas birthday party leaves 4 dead
A dispute between members of two families at a toddler's first birthday party in Texas erupted into gunfire, leaving four men dead and a fifth wounded, police confirmed Sunday. The fight broke out Saturday evening in a house in the small town of Taft, on the Gulf Coast near the city of Corpus Christi, said…
Multiple fatalities in US high school shooting
Multiple people were killed when a gunman opened fire at a Texas high school on Friday, US media reported, as President Donald Trump said the situation was "not looking good."
Texas bomber 'not sorry' on confession tape: report
The man behind a series of package bombs that terrorized Texas state capital Austin left a recorded confession expressing no remorse and describing himself as a "psychopath," a newspaper reported Thursday.
Suspect in Austin bombings has blown himself up
A man being sought over the Austin parcel bombings blew himself up early Wednesday inside his car as police moved in to arrest him, police said.
Two injured in mysterious Texas bombing, fourth in month
Two people were injured late Sunday in an explosion at a home in Austin, Texas, the fourth mysterious bombing in the city this month, police said.
Trump flies to storm-battered Texas, Louisiana amid difficult recovery
President Donald Trump headed to Texas and Louisiana on Saturday to meet rescuers and survivors of Hurricane Harvey, one week after the powerful storm blasted the region and unleashed historic flooding.