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‘That makes me more powerful than Putin!’: Texas Gov. Greg Abbott boasts about the state economy and compares it to Russia’s

"The Texas economy is even larger than the economy of Russia," Gov. Greg Abbott said to a cheering audience. "That makes me more powerful than Putin!"

Police took 4 minutes to corner the Santa Fe shooter and 25 to capture him — here’s what we know about how the lengthy firefight went down...

School resource officers engaged with the shooter at a high school in Santa Fe, Texas, four minutes after gunshots were reported, then assumed positions in a hallway while the gunman was cornered in a classroom, authorities said. The officers have been hailed as heroes for their quick response.
Seven of President Donald Trump's eight border wall prototypes are shown near completion along US- Mexico border near San Diego, California on October 23, 2017.

The mysterious death of a Border Patrol agent is prompting new calls for Trump’s border wall

Questions remain around the mysterious death of Rogelio Martinez, a border patrol agent who died in Texas last weekend after sustaining severe head injuries.

Texas and its cities are already suing each other over the state’s ban on ‘sanctuary cities’

In a remarkable move on Monday, Texas preemptively sued a handful of local officials who had publicly opposed the ban.

Texas governor signs controversial bill targeting ‘sanctuary cities’ in the state

Some officials say the new law will "strain the relationship between local law enforcement and these diverse communities."

Texas is on the verge of banning ‘sanctuary cities’ — and police chiefs aren’t happy

"Such a divide between the local police and immigrant groups will result in increased crime against immigrants," six Texas police chiefs wrote in a letter.