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At least 7 dead, 21 shot in Odessa, Texas, police confirm suspect dead

We’re continuing to follow developing news out of Odessa, Texas, where officials confirm an active shooter has been shot and killed at a local movie theater. Officials said at least two people are dead, and roughly 20 people, including a police officer, have been shot by at least one gunman on the run. According to reports, a suspect opened fire along I-20 this Saturday afternoon, wounding a state trooper and multiple others. The official is said to be in stable condition.


CBP agents say new border wall in ‘smuggler’s gulch’ makes a difference

According to California Border Patrol (CBP) agents, new infrastructure in an area known as “smuggler’s gulch” is making a difference. On Thursday, the agent in charge — Justin De La Torre — stated a steep, open canyon between Tijuana and San Diego has been used for decades by immigrants attempting to smuggle drugs into the U.S. from Mexico.


Many states support President Trump’s decision to end DACA

More than a dozen states are supporting President Trump’s decision to end the DACA program. Officials from states including,Texas, Alabama, Alaska, and Arizona filed a legal brief Tuesday with the Supreme Court to oppose DACA. This comes after the Justice Department also filed a brief, stating the president acted lawfully when he decided to end the program in 2017.


Tethered balloons aid in effort to secure border

It looks like a giant white blimp hanging lazily in the air, but what appears to be nothing more than a simple balloon is part of America’s ongoing fight to keep its borders secure. It’s called the Tethered Aerostat Radar System, or TARS.