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Border Official Resigns Amid Uproar Over Migrant Children

HOUSTON — The acting head of U.S. Customs and Border Protection resigned Tuesday amid an uproar over the discovery of migrant children being held in pitiful conditions at one of the agency’s stations in Texas. “Although I will leave it to you to determine w...

Former Military Trainer, Retired Dog Reunited in San Antonio

SAN ANTONIO — A former military dog trainer and his now-retired canine partner have been reunited in an emotional petting and face-licking encounter in Texas. Aaron Stice was a corporal in the Marines when he last saw the Belgian Malinois named Kkeaton in O...
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At the Border, Trump Moves Closer to Emergency Declaration

MCALLEN, Texas — Taking the shutdown fight to the Mexican border, President Donald Trump edged closer Thursday to declaring a national emergency in an extraordinary end run around Congress to fund his long-promised border wall. Pressure was mounting to find...

Cruz Fends Off O’Rourke in Texas Senate Race

EL PASO, Texas — Sen. Ted Cruz fended off a spirited underdog challenge from Democrat Beto O'Rourke to win re-election on Tuesday in a Texas race that once seemed like a cakewalk but needed a late boost from Pr...
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McConaughey Gives Back to First Responders in Texas Visit

HOUSTON — Firefighters, police officers and 911 operators in Houston, Texas, got a surprise lunch from a famous local as Oscar-winner Matthew McConaughey showed up with roasted turkey to give thanks on National First Responders Day. "There is a divide there...