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Friday, June 24, 2016
The court's tie vote blocked the administration's controversial attempt to help millions of unauthorized immigrant families. The case goes back to the court of a conservative federal judge in Texas.
Thursday, June 23, 2016
An "LGBT self-defense" website called Pink Pistols run by a disabled man in Philadelphia has taken off since the Orlando massacre. The group's founder says his Facebook page has quadrupled in likes, and gun instructors all over the country have stepped forward to offer instruction for concealed carry licenses.
Sunday, June 19, 2016
Families of the 49 dead in the Orlando shooting are holding services, saying good-bye and arranging to bring bodies back home. But what happens if the person killed was living in the U.S. illegally?
Saturday, June 18, 2016
Vigils, memorials and funerals are now happening several times a day around central Florida after last weekend's shooting. Nineteen of the 53 people injured remain hospitalized.
Thursday, June 16, 2016
President Obama and Vice President Biden traveled to Orlando Thursday to visit with victims of the nightclub shootings as well as police and hospital workers.
Thursday, June 09, 2016
Women seeking an abortion in restrictive Texas now often pick the medical version, thanks to FDA rules making it easier. Others seek cheaper pills in Mexico, and aren't getting guidance from a doctor.
Wednesday, June 08, 2016
The abortion pill is booming in Texas. Since the FDA loosened restrictions, more women are circumventing strict state laws on Texas abortion clinics by taking the pill as an alternative to surgery.
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
Despite U.S. efforts to stanch the flow, numbers are approaching the crisis of two years ago. U.S. Border Patrol agents say it's diverting resources away from catching drug and human traffickers.
Saturday, May 14, 2016
Texans are obsessed with the Western diamondback rattlesnake. They catch thousands of them each year for snake festivals. Now, a possible ban of gassing snakes by the state jeopardizes those fiestas.
Friday, May 06, 2016
The judge blocked a state agency from licensing the facility inside a private detention facility for undocumented mothers and children who have crossed the Texas-Mexico border.
Tuesday, April 12, 2016
The United States is awash with concealed handguns. Nearly 13 million Americans have permits to conceal carry mainly over concerns about crime and mass shootings.
Tuesday, April 12, 2016
Even as violent and property crimes fall, more Americans are carrying concealed handguns. Many think having a gun makes them safer, but the decision to shoot is a serious one with grave consequences.
Monday, April 11, 2016
The U.S. is not the only country where voters are tired of politics as usual. For the first time, Mexican ballots will be full of independent candidates free from the established parties.
Sunday, March 13, 2016
An eccentric millionaire from Santa Fe hid a chest full of gold and precious gems in the Rocky Mountains six years ago. Today, thousands of treasure hunters are obsessed with finding it.
Friday, March 11, 2016
Methane leaks are bad news. We'll fly over a South Texas oilfield with a leak detection crew and witness — with the aid of an infrared camera — how much methane gushes into the atmosphere.
Thursday, March 03, 2016
Cuban migrants are getting in to the U.S. through Laredo, Texas. Some lawmakers say it's time to remove the special status Cuban migrants have, saying it's unfair to others who face worse hardships.
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
The border city of Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, which was until recently one of the world's murder capitals, will present Pope Francis with a panoply of Mexico's intractable problems: rampa...
Tuesday, February 09, 2016
A dozen congregations are harboring immigrants facing deportation. It echoes the sanctuary movement of the 1980s, when hundreds of churches sheltered Central Americans escaping war and violence.
Monday, February 01, 2016
Jerky sales are soaring, thanks in part to millennials, who are snacking more than ever. Meat snacks are lightweight, high in nutrition and can travel long distances without spoiling.
Friday, January 15, 2016
Gun-loving Texans fought hard for the right to strap handguns openly on their belts. Now that open carry is the law, some gun owners look down at the open-carry crowd as unsafe and uncouth.