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Texas elementary school teacher Brandy Hurtado surprised her students with drive-by visits after her school shut due to the coronavirus pandemic.

An elementary school teacher visited all of her students’ houses after their school shut due to the coronavirus pandemic

"It made me happy that they were that excited to see me," teacher Brandy Hurtado told Insider. "I think I needed it as much as they did."
Detainees sit on their bunks in a housing unit during a media tour at Northwest ICE Processing Center, one of 31 dedicated ICE facilities that house immigration detainees, in Tacoma, Washington, U.S. December 16, 2019.

Chaos reigns at ICE detention centers amid fear that coronavirus is ‘spreading like wildfire’

With the coronavirus infection rate exploding across the country, immigration advocates worry that ICE won't be able to contain the crisis as it spreads into detention facilities.
Texas governor Greg Abbott speaks during an interview on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange July 14, 2015.

At least 70 percent of Texas residents are living in lockdown as the governor continues to resist a statewide shelter-in-place

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is resisting a statewide stay-at-home order. Mayors of the seven most populous cities came together to issue their own.
Fox News host Tucker Carlson, left, and Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick.

Texas Lt. Gov. says coronavirus restrictions are worse than dying and America needs to ‘get back to living,’ despite what public health of...

Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick said he was "all in" for exchanging his "chance on survival" with "keeping the America that all America loves."

Texas and Ohio have called for a ban on most abortions during the coronavirus pandemic, deeming them ‘non-essential’ procedures

In an effort to stop the spread of COVID-19, states are canceling nonessential medical procedures. Some are including abortions in that category.

‘We’re not worried about it:’ Photos show the coronavirus pandemic isn’t stopping spring breakers from crowding beaches and pa...

Spring breakers were seen living it up in Clearwater, Florida, South Padre Island in Texas, and The Bahamas this week amid coronavirus concerns.

4 US states are lagging on taking strong action on the coronavirus — including Texas, the second-largest state in the country

States around the country have acted to enforce CDC social distancing guidelines. Four states, including the second-largest, have had tepid responses.

7 US states are setting up drive-through coronavirus testing stations. Trump said Americans can expect to see more soon.

California, Colorado, Connecticut, Minnesota, New York, Texas, and Washington have opened drive-through stations to test more people for coronavirus.
La La Land Kind Cafe.

A Dallas cafe is hiring young adults who have aged out of the foster care system to keep them off the streets

La La Land Kind Cafe in Dallas, Texas, is hiring former foster children to help keep them employed after leaving the foster care system.
The 3D-printed home built by Icon.

These 400-square-foot tiny houses in a village for the homeless were made by a 3D printer — see inside the structures and how they were built

Icon's 3D printer can print three houses simultaneously, and complete the walls in just over 24 hours.