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Mexico limits non-essential travel on southern border

CIUDAD HIDALGO, Mexico (AP) — The Mexican banks of the Suchiate river dawned Sunday with a heavy presence of immigration agents in place to...

Changes Coming: CDC relaxes COVID-19 guidelines for schools

(AP) — Students can safely sit just 3 feet apart in the classroom as long as they wear masks but should be kept the...

Texas court dodges saying whether grid operator can be sued

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas Supreme Court sidestepped a ruling Friday on whether the state's embattled power grid operator that remains under fire...

As Texas expands vaccine eligibility, racial disparities persist among minorities

Black and Hispanic Texans, who have already been disproportionately killed and hospitalized after being infected with COVID-19, appear to be vastly underrepresented among those...

Texas’ COVID-19 hospitalizations, cases continue to decline

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The number of COVID-19 cases in Texas were still declining on Thursday, as were the number of people hospitalized with...

Republicans seize on immigration as border crossings surge

WASHINGTON (AP) — Delegation trips to the border. Apocalyptic warnings. A flurry of news conferences. Republicans still divided over former President Donald Trump's legacy are...

Emergency sites for migrant children raising safety concerns

McALLEN — The U.S. government has stopped taking immigrant teenagers to a converted camp for oilfield workers in West Texas as it faces questions...

Bye Alpha, Eta: Greek alphabet ditched for hurricane names

By SETH BORENSTEIN AP Science Writer With named storms coming earlier and more often in warmer waters, the Atlantic hurricane season is going through some...

Homeland Security head rejects GOP claims of border ‘crisis’

WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the Department of Homeland Security pushed back Wednesday against Republican criticism of the Biden administration's border policies, refusing...

At least 57 people died in the Texas winter storm, mostly from hypothermia

By Sami Sparber, Texas Tribune At least 57 people died in Texas as a result of last month’s winter storm, according to preliminary data the...