Federal Officials Investigating Child Abuse Allegations At Texas Migrant FacilityAfter Gov. Abbott said he received reports from state agencies about allegations of child abuse at a Texas migrant facility, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will be investigating the claims, the White House said.
Federal Government Declares Public Health Emergency For State Of Texas Following Winter StormsThe declaration allows the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to give healthcare providers and suppliers greater flexibility in meeting emergency health needs in disasters.
Tom Thumb And Albertsons Pharmacies Prepare To Provide The COVID-19 Vaccine When It Becomes AvailableTom Thumb and Albertsons pharmacies will receive a direct allocation of the COVID-19 vaccine once it is authorized or approved and recommended for use in the U.S.
Trump Administration Sending 8.7M 'State-Of-The-Art' Rapid Coronavirus Tests To TexasThe rapid point of care tests will be distributed at the discretion of Governor Greg Abbott to support testing K-12 students, teachers, nursing home patients, first responders and more.
COVID-19 Vaccine Expected By End Of The Year - But Not For EveryoneA COVID-19 vaccine could be available by November, but not for everyone, said CDC director Robert Redfield while testifying in front of a U.S. Senate subcommittee.
2 ICE Jail Guards In Louisiana Die After Contracting CoronavirusBoth men who worked at the Richwood Correctional Center had diabetes, their families said.
Group Holding Immigrant Children Settles Ex-Employee ClaimThe U.S. Department of Justice says a Texas-based organization that runs facilities to hold immigrant children has settled a retaliation claim from an ex-employee.
10-Year-Old Girl From El Salvador Is 6th Known Child To Die After US Border DetentionThe U.S. Department of Health and Human Services said she died at an Omaha, Nebraska, hospital of fever and respiratory distress.
Detention Camp For Migrant Teens In Texas Is Shutting DownThe Tornillo facility with capacity for 360 children opened last June in an isolated pocket of the Texas desert. It expanded into a guarded detention camp that held more than 2,700 largely Central American teens in rows of canvas tents.
US To Open Temporary Shelter In Texas For Immigrant ChildrenThe U.S. government will open a temporary shelter for unaccompanied immigrant children in far west Texas, as existing facilities for children reach capacity under the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" policy on migrants and the resulting separation of families.
Officials: Patients In "Immediate Jeopardy" At Dallas Psychiatric HospitalFederal officials have warned that patients at a psychiatric hospital in Dallas are in "immediate jeopardy" two years after Texas regulators threatened to close the facility over severe safety problems.
Undocumented Teens Spend First Night In Ellis CountyOrganizers say the teens were checked in, assigned rooms and given dinner.
Review Cites Problems At Texas Health Presbyterian During Ebola CrisisThe report, the first outside review of the hospital's response, was conducted by a panel of physicians and led by a former chief executive of the Mayo Clinic.