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LAREDO, Texas — This border city is trying to clear its name. It is so conjoined with its Mexican sister city across the Rio Grande, Nuevo Laredo, that the two are often referred to as "Los Dos Laredos," or simply Laredo. That was great for...
Maurice L. McAlister overcame a dirt-poor childhood in Texas to achieve prominence in two fields as a young man — first as a builder, then as the head of Downey Savings & Loan, which became a Southern California banking fixture for decades under his...
LAS VEGAS -- In a telephone news conference after President Obama's speech on immigration, U.S. labor leaders, educators, clergy and civil rights advocates said they were pleased that the White House spelled out the job ahead without partisan undertone....
Tina Turner wants to become a Swiss citizen, and love has everything to do with it. If you've been wondering what the iconic diva has been up to lately, she's been living in Kuesnacht, a Zurich suburb, since 1995. A Swiss paper wrote Friday that the...
Heads up, Hollywood: Former heavyweight boxing champ Mike Tyson is heading west this spring. Tyson is bringing his one-man show, “Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth,” to Anaheim and the Pantages Theatre in March as part of a national tour. Spike...
MATAMOROS, MEXICO — They stuck together, walking slowly on busted sidewalks, approaching corners warily. They hurried past smoky taco stands and fleabag hotels. Nobody strayed. Deported from Southern California the night before, the 20 men had...
World NowMEXICO CITY -- Along Mexico's southern border region with Guatemala, ruthless criminals hunt for migrants from Central America like a "pack of wolves." Migrants victimized by gangs often end up in mass graves, while their survivors to the north or south...
T-Mobile USA will consolidate its call center operations from two dozen facilities to 17, resulting in 1,900 job cuts. “Concentrating call centers is an important step to achieve competitive cost structures to successfully compete,” said...
Nation NowPolice shot and killed an armed student at about 8 a.m. at Cummings Middle School, say authorities in Brownsville, Texas....
Nation NowAn assistant principal at Cummings Middle School made the 911 call early Wednesday, and as officers arrive, she can be heard saying the youth was drawing a weapon, according to the Brownsville Herald, which obtained the recording....
Nation NowDustin Wesley Cook, 36, was arraigned on a charge of second-degree felony aggravated assault in the Dec. 12 shooting outside Harwell Middle School in Edinburg, Texas, that wounded 14-year-old Edson Amaro....
Show TrackerStephen Colbert warns his viewers about the dangers of Mexican bologna....
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