Texas is a state located on the southern US border. It is the country's second-largest state by area and population after Alaska and California respectively.
Texas was an independent country from 1836 until its annexation by the US in 1845. Its capital is Austin and largest city Houston. After initially thriving on the cattle industry following the Civil War, Texas is now home to dozens of Fortune 500 companies in the energy, agriculture and technology sectors. This page collates DW's content on Texas.
Climate activist Greta Thunberg has arrived in the US. But many American's aren't aware of her youth climate movement, Fridays For Future, which has inspired students all over the world. We invited an exchange student from Texas to the studio to find out why the climate crisis seems to be having a limited impact on young Americans.
The world's biggest retailer Walmart is to stop sales of some types of ammunition, including bullets that can be used in assault weapons and handguns. The move follows a string of mass shootings, including at one of its stores in Texas that left 22 dead.