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Friday, Dec 1, 2017 at 07:10 AM CST

Texas Sheriff: It's Unlikely Border Agents Were Attacked

Texas Sheriff: It's Unlikely Border Agents Were Attacked

A Texas sheriff who was among the first people to reach two badly injured U.S. Border Patrol agents said he thinks they may have been sideswiped accidentally by a tractor-trailer, not attacked, as President...

Friday, Dec 1, 2017 at 05:16 AM CST

Man Who Sparked Immigration Debate Acquitted of Murder

Man Who Sparked Immigration Debate Acquitted of Murder

The killing of a 32-year-old woman that thrust San Francisco’s so-called sanctuary city policy into the national spotlight two years ago once again reignited the immigration debate Thursday when a jury found...

Tuesday, Nov 28, 2017 at 02:04 PM CST

Immigrants Pushed to Return to Disaster-Stricken Countries

Immigrants Pushed to Return to Disaster-Stricken Countries

The Trump administration's recent decisions to end temporary protections for immigrants from countries struck by disaster have ignited a fiery debate over whether families are being forced to return to places...

Tuesday, Nov 28, 2017 at 08:01 PM CST

GOP Shoves Tax Overhaul Ahead; Shutdown Still a Threat

GOP Shoves Tax Overhaul Ahead; Shutdown Still a Threat

Republicans held together and shoved their signature tax overhaul a crucial step ahead Tuesday as wavering GOP senators showed a growing openness. But its fate remained uncertain, and a planned White House...

Monday, Nov 27, 2017 at 10:54 PM CST

Advocates Say Texas Exploiting Day Laborers After Harvey

Advocates Say Texas Exploiting Day Laborers After Harvey

Hundreds of day laborers like Miranda have quietly become an integral part of the recovery from Harvey, toiling in dangerous conditions amid the fear of being picked up by immigration authorities.

Tuesday, Nov 21, 2017 at 05:34 AM CST

US Ending Temporary Permits for Almost 60,000 Haitians

US Ending Temporary Permits for Almost 60,000 Haitians

The Trump administration said Monday it is ending a temporary residency permit program that has allowed almost 60,000 citizens from Haiti to live and work in the United States since a 2010 powerful earthquake...

Sunday, Nov 19, 2017 at 07:03 PM CST

Wedding Held for US Man, Mexican Woman at Calif. Border

Wedding Held for US Man, Mexican Woman at Calif. Border

A United States man and a Mexican woman have wed between the doors of a steel border gate that is opened for only an hour or so every year. Saturday's wedding at Border Field State Park in San Diego was a first...

Sunday, Nov 19, 2017 at 01:33 AM CST

At US-Mexico Border, 12 Families Get 3 Minutes to Reunite

At US-Mexico Border, 12 Families Get 3 Minutes to Reunite

A family living on opposite sides of the U.S.-Mexico border for more than 15 years was reunited for a few short minutes Saturday, when U.S. Border Patrol agents open the gates. It was all part of an event, now...

Friday, Nov 17, 2017 at 04:29 PM CST

Democrats Press Homeland Security Pick on Immigration Issues

Democrats Press Homeland Security Pick on Immigration Issues

A group of Senate Democrats is pressing President Donald Trump's choice to lead the Homeland Security Department to endorse bipartisan legislation to shield from deportation thousands of young immigrants brought...

Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017 at 08:46 AM CST

Cards Against Humanity Buying Border Land to Slow Trump Wall

Cards Against Humanity Buying Border Land to Slow Trump Wall

Cards Against Humanity, the irreverent card game, is buying land on the U.S.-Mexico border in a bid to stop President Donald Trump's border wall, and offering shares of it to fans who pay $15. There are five...

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Doug Jones Apparent Winner in Alabama Senate Race
Doug Jones Apparent Winner in Alabama Senate Race

Democrat Doug Jones is the apparent winner of the U.S. Senate race in Alabama, dealing a political blow to President Donald Trump. Jones defeated Republican Roy Moore, a one-time GOP pariah who was embraced by...

Toilet Failure Causes Thousands in Flooding Damage: Family
Toilet Failure Causes Thousands in Flooding Damage: Family

A North Texas dad has a warning after his family returned from vacation to a home drenched with water. He says the toilet’s to blame, the same one installed in many of his neighbors’ homes.

Father, Kids Killed in Apparent Murder-Suicide Identified
Father, Kids Killed in Apparent Murder-Suicide Identified

The identities of two children believed to have been fatally shot by their father before he killed himself have been identified.

Mother Accused of Subjecting Son to Harm, 13 Surgeries
Mother Accused of Subjecting Son to Harm, 13 Surgeries

A Dallas woman claimed her 8-year-old son was so sick, she brought him to see doctors 323 times even though it now appears he is not ill, prosecutors and child welfare workers said.

Eat Like a Dallas Cowboy Thanks to 2017 Family Cookbook
Eat Like a Dallas Cowboy Thanks to 2017 Family Cookbook

It's an annual tradition and this year's Dallas Cowboys Family Cookbook features an wide array of sweet and savory recipes from players, coaches, the Jones family and more.

Toddler Signs for Help From Mall Santa's Lap
Toddler Signs for Help From Mall Santa's Lap

A mother in Utah taught both of her children to sign using American Sign Language before they could speak. What she didn't expect was for her son to use his skill to communicate that he really didn't...