Significantly greater percentages of Black and Latino residents are facing major economic hardships than White residents in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and Houston.
As the Level 3 hurricane approaches the Gulf Coast, the City of Galveston, the City of Port Arthur, Jefferson County and Orange county have all issued mandatory evacuation orders for Hurricane Laura's impending arrival.
A woman in Texas recently received an eviction notice featuring a smiley face emoji that read "Guess who's moving? You!!!"
Average daily new cases in Texas rose on a sharper incline from around mid-June to mid-July, before seeing a few dips in recent weeks.
The teenager's symptoms have included headaches, nausea, dizziness, pink eye and fatigue.
New cases in Texas have been mostly increasing from around June 8, less than a week after it entered the third reopening phase.
"I have made the case that China poses the greatest geopolitical threat to the United States for the next century," the Republican senator said.
Beijing has threatened to retaliate over Washington, D.C.'s order to close the Chinese embassy in Houston.
The U.S. ordered China's consulate in Houston to close this week "to protect American intellectual property and American's private information."
Scientists looked at existing studies involving over, 336,000 people.
The documents were reportedly burning in open bins, seen in a video shared by a local living next door to the consulate.
Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin told reporters Wednesday that the closure represented an "unprecedented escalation."
Leroy Lucio's death will be classed as a line-of-duty death, according to the Houston Professional Fire Fighters Association.
The Moderna vaccine seems like it could save lives, but epidemiologists worry that anti-vaccination advocates may discourage people from receiving it.
Three of the 10 most populous cities in the U.S. approved budgets for the next fiscal year that included funding boosts for their local police departments.
A Department of Defense medical team was sent to Bexar County, whose county seat is San Antonio.
The top county official offered to host the Texas GOP convention after its plans in Houston were canceled yesterday.
State Fair of Texas organizers on Tuesday canceled the annual event for the first time since World War II over COVID-19 concerns, but state Republicans say their July convention is still on.
The Democratic mayor said the "responsible action" for the Republican Party to take would be to cancel the in-person event.
ICU patients increased to 1,350 in Houston, where the normal capacity is 1,330 ICU beds.
On Tuesday, Texas reported nearly 7,000 new infections, the highest daily case count since the outbreak began.
"These are businesses that, quite frankly, are just not serving their patrons well, and not serving their city well," the Houston mayor said during a Monday press conference.
The Houston-area judge's self-quarantine comes just three days after she issued strict advisories to help contain coronavirus in a Texas COVID-19 hot spot.
The Houston Association of Realtors told its members changes to these terms had been requested in past years.
Sen. John Cornyn said now was "not the time to retreat" from federal funding of COVID-19 test centers in the state.
In Houston, the largest pediatric hospital in the country began accepting adult patients.
The total number of new cases reported across Texas in the past week doubled from the total reported the previous week.
Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo said no-one was injured in the attack on Southeast Houston police station.