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Electors meeting to formally choose Biden as next president

By MARK SHERMAN The Associated Press WASHINGTON — Presidential electors are meeting across the United States on Monday to formally choose Joe Biden as the nation's...

Critical care nurse one of the first in New York to receive COVID-19 vaccine

Critical care nurse Sandra Lindsay at Long Island Jewish Medical Center in Long Island, New York is one of the first in the state...

White House, other top officials to get early vaccine access

By ZEKE MILLER The Associated Press WASHINGTON — Senior U.S. government officials, including some White House officials who work in close proximity to President Donald Trump...

Texas reports more than 8,000 coronavirus cases, 111 deaths

DALLAS (AP) — Texas reported more than 8,000 new case of COVID-19 Sunday and another 111 deaths linked to the disease caused by the...

Brownsville native enlists in U.S. Naval Reserve

By GARY LONG Staff Writer Crystal Corbeil always wanted to be a nurse and always wanted to be in the military, so when she took the...

Colombian roots motivate coffee shop owner

By Nubia Reyna Staff Writer Immersed in the smell of Colombian coffee and food, surrounded by colorful murals of coffee farms from her native country, Johanna...

Coast Guard searching for missing boater

The U.S. Coast Guard and partner agency crews continue to search for a missing boater in the Low Laguna Madre near Port Isabel. The Coast...

COVID-19 vaccine shipments begin in historic US effort

By MATTHEW PERRONE, MIKE STOBBE and MORRY GASH The Associated Press KALAMAZOO, Michigan — The first trucks carrying a COVID-19 vaccine for widespread use in the...

Man dies after being ejected from vehicle in Peñitas

STAFF REPORT The Texas Department of Public Safety says a pickup truck blew a stop sign in Peñitas on Friday night and hit a 22-year-old...

On road to recovery, butterfly center’s beloved tortoise turns 18

BY MATT WILSON Staff Writer MISSION— Spike the tortoise made a beeline for his birthday cake Friday afternoon to the delight of the staff at the...
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