In the Rio Grande Valley, poverty and chronic illness are aggravating the coronavirus outbreak. Ambulances stack up outside emergency rooms, where patients wait for beds. Here is an-depth story about the coronavirus in the Valley by New York Times...
Tally of Unemployed Workers Surges by 6.6 Million NEW YORK TIMES: Another 6.6 million people filed for unemployment benefits last week as the coronavirus outbreak continued its devastating march through the American economy, the Labor Department reported on Thursday. The release...
MCALLEN, Texas - Following on the The New York Times blockbuster story about how a Rio Grande Valley hospital is coping with COVID-19, The Los Angeles Times has also sent a top reporter to the region. Molly Hennessey-Fiske has penned...
NEW YORK TIMES: Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. was elected the 46th president of the United States on Saturday, promising to restore political normalcy and a spirit of national unity to confront raging health and economic crises, and making Donald...
FORBES: The Port of Los Angeles is no longer the nation's leading port, further evidence that the U.S.-China trade war is scrambling the deck chairs of U.S. trade. Laredo, a city of 260,000 hard on the U.S.-Mexico border, is. In the month...
In an op-ed in The Wall Street Journal, former U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates has recommended President Trump "go big" when negotiating an agreement to re-open the government. The op-ed is titled: "To End the Shutdown, Try Thinking Big on...
Katty Kay, a presenter with BBC World News, has penned a column about efforts to attract the Hispanic vote in the United States. "Lock-in this big group of voters - not easy as they're hardly a monolithic bloc - and...
MCALLEN, RGV - Tamaulipas Governor Francisco Garcia Cabeza de Vaca has complained about it many times - the volume of illegal weapons entering his state from Texas. Cabeza de Vaca says the percentage of guns confiscated at crime scenes in...
CNN Business - Apple is putting more detail on its plan to create 20,000 jobs in the United States over the next five years. The company said Thursday it will spend $1 billion to build a new campus in Austin,...
Christmas will be quieter in the Texas borderlands, where aunts and uncles, grandparents and adult siblings often live under the same roof.  That closeness let the coronavirus ravage families, The New York Times is reporting.  Reporter Edgar Sandoval filed this story...

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