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US sets one-day record for COVID-19 cases, Texas pauses reopening

While some of the increased numbers of cases can be attributed to more testing, the percentage of positive results is also climbing.

By REUTERS
26/06/2020
Mosquito
Genetically modified mosquitoes to be released in Florida and Texas

The mosquitoes released will all be male, which do not bite people and as such pose no risk to humans.

By OMRI RON
24/06/2020
William S. Sessions, former FBI director, dies at 90 - media

Appointed by Ronald Reagan in 1987, and serving under George H.W. Bush and Bill Clinton, Sessions headed the Federal Bureau of Investigation for six years.

By REUTERS
13/06/2020
Gun in a holster (Illustrative)
Eight people wounded in shooting outside bar in San Antonio, Texas

The shooter said, "'don't you know who I am? I'm a UFC fighter from California,'" according to San Antonio Police Chief William McManus.

By REUTERS
13/06/2020
GRAVES DESECRATED by vandals with Nazi swastikas and antisemitic slogans are seen in the Jewish ceme
Veterans Affairs department to replace tombstones that have swastikas

While noting that it was not legally permitted to unilaterally remove or alter the headstones under the National Historic Preservation Act, the department said it would nonetheless

By BEN HARRIS/JTA
03/06/2020
Antisemitic graffiti near a London Underground station. The graffiti reads “dirty f***ing Jew”
Woman arrested in vandalism of Texas synagogue

The unnamed suspect was arrested Tuesday afternoon and is in custody of the McAllen Police Department with charges pending.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
28/05/2020
Active shooter reported at Texas naval air base

Close to an hour after announcing lockdown, the base reported the shooter had been neutralized.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
21/05/2020
A pandemic first in Texas: a jury trial via Zoom

Officials believe this is the first virtual jury trial to be held nationally amid the COVID-19 crisis.

By REUTERS
18/05/2020
A man wearing a Swastika [Illustrative]
2 tombstones with swastikas seen at Texas military graveyard

The tombstones are marked with a swastika inside a German cross, and are inscribed, “He died far from his home for the Führer, people, and fatherland.”

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
13/05/2020
Lake Austin, Texas
Texas ranger shoved into lake after instructing patrons to social distance

"Disperse yourselves," Stillwell says in the video. "You're not engaging in that six feet of distance with each other."

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