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Automobile industry

Elon Musk says Tesla will move HQ from California to Texas

Tesla will relocate its headquarters from Palo Alto, California, to Austin, Texas, though the electric car maker will keep expanding its manufacturing capacity in the Golden State, CEO Elon Musk said Thursday. Musk, who last year said he was moving to Texas from California, gave no timeline for the move when he addressed shareholders at

Redistricting

As Texas draws its maps, Latinos push for political power

As a Dallas County commissioner, Elba Garcia represents some 670,000 people — nearly the population of a congressional district. The majority of her constituents are Latino and live in the fast-growing suburbs west of Dallas, where they share worries about managing growth, schools and access to health care. Garcia is the area’s voice on the

Crime

Rash of mass shootings stirs US fears heading into summer

Two people were killed and at least 30 others wounded in mass shootings overnight in three states, authorities said Saturday, stoking concerns that a spike in U.S. gun violence could continue into summer as coronavirus restrictions ease and more people are free to socialize. The attacks took place late Friday or early Saturday in the

Crime

Police: Suspect on the run in fatal shooting of 3 in Texas

A manhunt was underway Sunday for a former sheriff’s deputy wanted in the fatal shooting of three people in Austin, Texas, as an official said it wasn’t known if the suspect was still in the city. Interim Austin Police Chief Joseph Chacon said those who live near where the shooting happened late Sunday morning no

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