An autopsy report released by the El Paso County Medical Examiner Tuesday shows border patrol agent Rogelio Martinez died of head injuries. But the circumstances surrounding Martinez’s death are still unknown.
In 1941, Texas folklorist J. Frank Dobie published “The Longhorns” – the definitive book on the quintessential Lone Star State livestock. Dobie was unsparing in his description of the breed, calling them bony, thin-flanked, some even grotesquely narrow-hipped, but also … Continue reading
President Donald Trump will deliver his first State of the Union address to Congress tonight at 8.
Many folks will be watching the State of the Union to hear what President Trump might say about immigration. The latest White House proposal has two key numbers – 1.8 million is how many so-called Dreamers could be put on … Continue reading
Gov. Greg Abbott is calling on the Texas Rangers to investigate allegations of sexual assault at the former site of the National Training Center for USA Gymnastics. The property’s owners, Bela and Marta Karolyi, were recently implicated in a widespread … Continue reading
A full moon in a clear night sky is nothing short of breathtaking. But, the next one will be even better, for three reasons.
U.S. District Judge David Alan Ezra ruled Monday afternoon that Texas cannot move forward with the rule, citing that the Texas Department of State Health Services’ arguments “lack merit.”
The State Republican Executive Committee voted to censure Texas House Speaker Joe Straus, R-San Antonio, on Saturday, dinging the outgoing state leader for standing in the way of the party leadership group’s priorities.
The sixth round of negotiations on NAFTA, the North American Free Trade Agreement, is underway in Montréal. Canada and Mexico made news as the talks opened by announcing a separate free trade deal, a newly revived Trans-Pacific Partnership with 11 nations in … Continue reading
Texas smugglers say Trump’s border wall wouldn’t stop immigrants, drugs from pouring across the border
If the Trump administration follows through on the president’s promises to build a border wall, would it actually stop undocumented immigrants and illegal drugs? Two former smugglers explain how they’d work around it.