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Houston's Buffalo Soldier Museum vandalized with swastikas

The vandalism coincided with National Buffalo Soldier Day, a day meant to honor African-Americans who fought in the US military.

A girl covers her face from strong winds as her family members watch high swells from Hurricane Hann
Hurricane Hanna lashes south Texas coast, already beset by COVID

But the storm could dump upward of 18 inches of rain in the area through Monday.

By REUTERS
26/07/2020
People take a knee in support of the Black Lives Matter movement outside the US Supreme Court in Was
One person shot, killed during Black Lives Matter protest in Texas

Austin's Police and the city's Emergency Medical Services department confirmed on Twitter that one person was killed during the shooting.

By REUTERS
26/07/2020
China’s national flag is seen waving at the China Consulate General in Houston, Texas
Men seen forcing entry to China's Houston consulate after closure

The Chinese embassy in Washington and the U.S. State Department did not immediately respond to requests for comment on this activity.

By REUTERS
26/07/2020
Baby crying [Illustrative]
85 babies below age one in Texas county test positive for coronavirus

Additionally, local Texas news outlet KWTX reported that one infant in the county died of the virus on July 9.

18/07/2020
Jewish day camp in Texas closes following COVID-19 outbreak

The closing of Gan Israel of Plano, Texas, on Tuesday night serves as a cautionary tale as schools look to reopen this fall.

By BEN SALES/JTA
16/07/2020
Teenagers at a party
Patient dies after catching coronavirus at 'COVID party' in Texas

"Just before the patient died, they looked at their nurse and said 'I think I made a mistake, I thought this was a hoax, but it's not.'"

US records nearly 50,000 cases of COVID-19 in single day

The epicenter of the country's COVID-19 epidemic has moved from the Northeast to California, Arizona and New Mexico in the West along with Texas, Florida and Georgia.

By REUTERS
02/07/2020
Texas prosecutor resigns over sharing post comparing BLM to the Nazis

Williford shared the post on Thursday and said she removed it shortly after, when someone pointed out how offensive it was.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
01/07/2020
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