Greenpeace USA climbers rappelled off and formed a blockade on the Fred Hartman Bridge near Baytown, Texas, shutting down the Houston Ship Channel, the largest fossil fuel thoroughfare in the United States.
People in Houston navigate the floodwaters on Thursday. The city got more than 9 inches of rain on that day alone, according to the National Weather Service in Houston.
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Parts of Texas and Louisiana are under flash flood warnings from Tropical Depression Imelda. Out in the Atlantic, Hurricane Humberto is forecast to pass close to Bermuda.
An El Paso County grand jury has indicted Patrick Crusius, who is now charged with capital murder in connection with the shooting deaths of 22 people at the Cielo Vista Walmart on Aug. 3.
An undated Texas Department of Criminal Justice photo shows death row inmate Billy Jack Crutsinger. He was executed for fatally stabbing an 89-year-old woman and her daughter more than 16 years ago.
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Police officers guard a street in Odessa, Texas, in this image made from video provided by Dustin Fawcett. A suspect killed and injured multiple people in a mass shooting on Saturday.
U.S. citizens use ropes to cross the Rio Grande from San Antonio del Bravo, Mexico, into Candelaria, Texas. U.S. citizens depend on the free health clinic in San Antonio del Bravo.
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Drivers line up in the border city of Juárez in Mexico's Chihuahua state, as they attempt to cross the border at El Paso, Texas. The Guatemalan consul has confirmed that a Guatemalan boy apprehended with his mother last month had died Tuesday night.
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