Rockets Assign Nick Johnson To D-League
National Guard: Length Of Border Mission A First The commander overseeing 1,000 National Guard troops being sent to the Rio Grande Valley says the open-ended mission is a first for the reserve military force.
Advocacy Group Calls On Obama To Use Authority To Release Immigration Activist Being Detained By Border PatrolProminent immigration activist and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas, who has lived and worked in the U.S. without legal documentation for years, was detained by U.S. Border Patrol agents on Tuesday at a South Texas airport.
Immigrant Boy Who Died Crossing Border Buried In GuatemalaA 15-year-old Guatemalan boy whose death became a symbol of the perils facing children attempting to illegally cross into the United States was buried in his hometown Saturday, amid prayers and tears from his family.
Cruz Sends Obama Map With Directions From Fundraisers To Border TownsSenator Ted Cruz, R-Texas, has joined Texas Gov. Rick Perry in calling on President Barack Obama to visit the Mexican border personally, with Cruz sending Obama actual directions to the border from Obama’s planned fundraiser stops in Austin and Dallas.
U.S. Plans Child Migrant Processing Center In TexasConstruction permits reveal plans for a facility in McAllen that could accommodate about 1,000 children.
New Texas Abortion Law Closes 2 More Clinics The last abortion clinic in the vast, impoverished Rio Grande Valley closed Thursday, along with the sole remaining clinic in the 100-mile stretch between Houston and the Louisiana border, posing a tall obstacle to women seeking to end pregnancies across a wide swath of the nation's second-largest state.
50 Threes A Game? That's The Goal For The Rio Grande Valley Vipers How will the Vipers three point strategy translate to the NBA?
Texas Votes In First Election Day Under ID LawTexans approved dedicating $2 billion to the state water plan on Tuesday, while Houston residents re-elected their mayor and rejected a plan to renovate the Astrodome in the first statewide election where officials checked voters' photo IDs.
Cartel Towns Pose Challenge For Immigration Reform Just across the Rio Grande from Brownsville, Texas, stands a dormitory-style shelter filled with people recently deported from the U.S. and other migrants waiting to cross the border.
Royce White Continues To Dodge QuestionsKind of a problem for an NBA player.