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People gather at a make shift memorial for the victims of the mass shooting at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas. Photograph: Larry W Smith/EPA

US president Donald Trump will visit Dayton, Ohio and El Paso, Texas on Wednesday as the fallout from last weekend’s mass shootings continues to rever(...)

Pádraig Harrington  and Shane Lowry have yet to qualify for next week’s US Masters at Augusta.  Photograph: Getty Images

The last chance saloon could conceivably open its doors to someone, with the final ticket to the US Masters going to the winner of this week’s Houston(...)

Most of the wind and solar energy powering Georgetown in Texas is travelling halfway across a state on a par with France in terms of physical size.

Georgetown in the state of Texas is one of the only cities in the United States powered entirely by renewable energy sources. As the city is overwhelm(...)

The Federal Aviation Administration confirmed the crash about 50 km south of Austin and did not offer any information on fatalities. Photograph: Getty Images

At least 16 people were feared dead after a hot air balloon caught fire and crashed in a pasture near the central Texas city of Lockhart on Saturday, (...)

A police officer places flowers on a memorial outside Our Lady of the Lake Regional Hospital after three police officers  were shot and killed in an ambush by former US marine sergeant Gavin Long. Photograph:  Sean Gardner/Getty Images

The former US marine sergeant who shot dead three police officers and wounded three others in Louisiana on Sunday was actively targeting the officers,(...)

A police car  in front of the Dallas Police Department headquarters is  converted into a memorial after the ambush shooting of police officers in Dallas, Texas. Photograph: Erik S Lesser/EPA

US president Barack Obama on Saturday rejected the notion that this week’s stunning violence is a signal that the US has returned to some of the darke(...)

Bishop Kevin Farrel: “When you listen to the rhetoric that we are dished every night on television from our so-called leaders and politicians, what do you expect to happen? This tension in the country is at an all-time high.”

Dublin-born Bishop of Dallas Kevin Farrell has said that Thursday night’s killing of five police officers in the city was “a symptom” of the heighten(...)