A man opened fire at a Texas cabinet-making company where he worked, killing one person and wounding five others before shooting and wounding a state trooper prior to his arrest, authorities said.
Wayne LaPierre, the embattled leader of the National Rifle Association (NRA), has admitted he put the powerful gun-rights group into bankruptcy without first informing most of its board members and top officials.
A snowstorm that swept across large parts of North America, knocking out sections of Texas’s electricity grid, has cost oil giant Shell millions, the company revealed on Wednesday.
Top board leaders of Texas’ embattled power grid operator said on Tuesday they will resign following outrage over more than four million customers losing electricity last week during a deadly winter storm.
Warmer temperatures have spread across the southern United States, bringing some relief to a region that faces a challenging clean-up and expensive repairs from days of extreme cold and widespread power outages.
Southern US cities slammed by winter storms that left millions without power for days have now been forced to trade one crisis for another.
Power has been restored for many of the millions of Texans who lost power for days after a deadly winter blast overwhelmed the electric grid, but the crisis is far from over in parts of the South, with many people lacking safe drinking water.
Texas Senator Ted Cruz has acknowledged that he travelled to Mexico for a family holiday this week, leaving his home state as thousands struggled without power following a powerful winter storm.
Power cuts in Texas fell below one million on Thursday morning for the first time in four days, but many people remained without electricity or safe drinking water after winter storms wreaked havoc on the state’s power grid and utilities.
Residents in the US, some of whom lack heat or basic amenities in their own homes due to the unusually chilly weather, have been rescuing cold-stunned sea turtles and taking them to a convention centre in a south Texas resort town.
The winter weather that has overwhelmed power grids, leaving millions without electricity in record-breaking cold has kept its grip on parts of the US on Wednesday.
Winter weather across the US is likely to blame for the deaths of two people in Texas, where an unusually snowy emergency knocked out power for more than four million people, shut down grocery stores and air travel and closed schools ahead of frigid days still to come.
A BBC newsreader has donned a cat filter on air during a bulletin.
A Texas lawyer who became an internet sensation after accidentally appearing as a cat in a virtual court proceeding said it provided a “good laugh for the country”.
It was the discovery which changed everything in the north-east of Scotland and transformed the Granite City from an ancient port to the centre of a new energy revolution in Europe.
The oil rig which erupted in a fireball 10 weeks after Piper Alpha only to go on fire again three times in Dundee
Texan troubleshooter Red Adair’s rescue team tamed the flames of an ill-fated North Sea oil rig - only for it to go on fire again three times in Dundee.
While it may originate in the north-east, expats from across the world and Aberdonians alike can't get enough of this local delicacy.
An American woman who was facing the threat of deportation during the coronavirus lockdown has been given a six-month reprieve.
An American woman who has lived in Aberdeen for seven years has been left “shell-shocked” after being told to leave the country despite the ongoing pandemic lockdown.
Apple has begun construction on a billion-dollar (£775 million) campus in the US, which will house 5,000 employees when it opens in 2022.
Oscar-winning actor Matthew McConaughey is to join the University of Texas as a professor in the autumn.
Lana Del Rey said she will donate the proceeds from her latest single to the victims of recent mass shootings in the US.
Star Wars actor Peter Mayhew has been celebrated for portraying Chewbacca underneath “a half ton of yak hair” as tributes were paid following his death.
Star Wars actor Peter Mayhew has been remembered as a “big man with an even bigger heart” following his death at the age of 74.
US Border Patrol agents have found a three-year-old boy alone in a field in Texas at the Mexico border.
Student nurses who have taken part in a healthcare exchange programme are being urged to help mark its 25th anniversary.
Aberdeen's Lord Provost has met industry leaders and experts at an international energy conference.
Huge hailstones have been falling overnight in Texas amid severe storms across the US state.
President Donald Trump started a trip to Texas by privately meeting families of some of the 10 people killed in a school shooting this month.
Celebrities have called for tighter gun controls in the United States following the deaths of 10 people at a high school in Texas.