continues his journey as a Nuffield Scholar, making his way from Washington to the dry, hot south of North America while investigating food production methods.
Sat, 28 Jul, 2018
Texan cybersecurity firm Forcepoint will create 100 jobs in Cork at a time when online security is at an “inflection point”, its chief executive has said.
Fri, 22 Jun, 2018
A Texas man who cut the head off a rattlesnake he found in his back garden had to fight for his life after it's severed head bit him and released deadly venom into his body.
Thu, 07 Jun, 2018
Students at a Texas high school are returning to class for the first time since a mass shooting that killed eight students and two substitute teachers.
Tue, 29 May, 2018
Australia's Marc Leishman holds a one-shot halfway lead at the AT&T Byron Nelson in Texas after following his stunning opening round 61 with five-under-par 66.
Sat, 19 May, 2018
The Texas student in custody over the school shooting played football and danced as part of a church group.
Fri, 18 May, 2018
Police have warned residents in Austin to remain vigilant in case the suspected bomber whose deadly explosives terrorised the city for three weeks planted more bombs before his death.
Thu, 22 Mar, 2018
A package bomb has exploded inside a FedEx distribution centre in Texas as the hunt for a suspected serial bomber continues.
Tue, 20 Mar, 2018
US authorities are responding to an explosion in Austin, Texas, which has badly injured a woman.
Mon, 12 Mar, 2018
Women running for Congress surged to big wins and Democrats smashed recent turnout levels in Texas's first-in-the-nation 2018 primary elections.
Wed, 07 Mar, 2018
A Texas inmate set for execution this evening is waiting to hear if a rare clemency recommendation to spare his life at the urging of his father will be accepted.
Thu, 22 Feb, 2018
Texas' highest criminal court has rejected the appeal of a British national who was convicted of arranging the killing of a neighbour so she could take the woman's baby.
Thu, 08 Feb, 2018
Texas has carried out the United States’ first execution of 2018, giving the lethal injection to a man who became known as Houston’s Tourniquet Killer because of the way he killed four women and girls.
Fri, 19 Jan, 2018
The move comes after the Air Force failed to report the criminal history of a gunman who killed more than two dozen people at a Texas church.
Thu, 16 Nov, 2017
Two toddlers in north Texas died of heatstroke after they were allegedly left by their mother in her hot car for several hours to teach them a lesson.
Sun, 06 Aug, 2017
A man who was arrested after at least nine people died in the back of a sweltering tractor-trailer found outside a Walmart store in Texas is due in court.
Mon, 24 Jul, 2017
Three children were killed when a burning house collapsed in Texas and three members of the same family are critically injured, according to a sheriff's official.
Fri, 12 May, 2017
Fatalities have been reported after a tornado hit a small city in east Texas, authorities said.
Sun, 30 Apr, 2017
America's Kevin Chappell finally got to grips with the windy conditions at the Valero Texas Open to claim the outright lead on day three as he chases his first PGA Tour victory.
Sun, 23 Apr, 2017
Charley Hoffman will feel right at home defending the Valero Texas Open title in San Antonio as he looks to put his Masters disappointment behind him.
Wed, 19 Apr, 2017
A total of 14 seniors were on the bus and the driver was the only person in the pick-up.
Thu, 30 Mar, 2017
A criminal investigation is under way into an accidental poisoning involving a professional-grade pesticide that left four children dead and a woman in critical condition, police said.
Tue, 03 Jan, 2017
This is so wrong.
Thu, 15 Dec, 2016
The 53-pound turtle was an alligator snapping turtle.
Fri, 02 Dec, 2016
A manhunt is under way in Texas for a suspect wanted in the fatal shooting of a veteran police detective in what authorities say was one of several attacks targeting law enforcement in multiple states.
Mon, 21 Nov, 2016
A Texas police officer has been fatally shot while writing a traffic ticket outside of force HQ.
Sun, 20 Nov, 2016
A five-year-old boy pulled his two-year-old brother out of a burning lorry following a crash that killed their father, police in Houston said.
Fri, 14 Oct, 2016
One person is in a critical condition and a second is in a serious condition after a shooting at a shopping mall in Houston in Texas.
Mon, 26 Sep, 2016
A female student has died of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound after shooting and injuring another female student inside a high school in Texas, according to the local sheriff.
Thu, 08 Sep, 2016
Sat, 27 Aug, 2016
New laws allowing students to carry concealed guns on campuses have been passed in the US state of Texas.
Tue, 02 Aug, 2016
Police in Texas say a man suspected of opening fire in a crowded entertainment district of the city of Austin, killing one woman, was probably aiming at someone else.
Mon, 01 Aug, 2016
The pilot of a hot air balloon that crashed in Texas, killing all 16 people aboard, was convicted of drink-driving at least four times and twice spent time in prison, court records show.
Mon, 01 Aug, 2016
A hot air balloon carrying at least 16 people has caught fire and crashed in central Texas, officials said.
Sat, 30 Jul, 2016
Three University of Texas professors have filed an action in federal court in a bid to halt a state law that lets people with concealed handgun licences bring pistols into classrooms, saying the measure would have a chilling effect on academic freedom.
Sat, 09 Jul, 2016
The death toll has since risen as five Texas police officers have been killed and seven wounded when shots were fired at a Black Lives Matter rally in downtown Dallas.
Fri, 08 Jul, 2016
A Texas woman who shot dead her two daughters did not target her estranged husband as she “wanted him to suffer” the memory of their deaths, a sheriff said.
Fri, 01 Jul, 2016
Police are preparing to make arrests in connection with the suspected gang-related shootings that left two dead at a Texas dance studio.
Sat, 25 Jun, 2016
US basketball star Bryce Dejean-Jones was shot dead after breaking down the door to a Texas flat.
Mon, 30 May, 2016
US basketball star Bryce Dejean-Jones was shot dead on his daughter's first birthday after mistakenly going to the wrong flat in Texas.
Sun, 29 May, 2016
A gunman and at least one other person are dead after a shooting in Houston, Texas.
Sun, 29 May, 2016
A Texas hospital has helped to grant a terminally ill patient’s dying wish.
Tue, 24 May, 2016
A cow led Texas police on a four hour chase recently as the animal ran amuck in Arlington.
Thu, 12 May, 2016