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Former Priest Charged In Decades-Old Beauty Queen Slaying

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 02.11.2016 | Crime

A retired Catholic priest who heard the last confession of a South Texas beauty queen before she was raped and murdered more than five decades ago has...

Down Where The River Ends

James Moore | Posted 09.10.2014 | Politics
James Moore

U.S. foreign policy and economic aid to Central American countries, perhaps, instead of pumping billions into Mideast imbroglios, is likely to ease the flow of refugees toward Texas. But no answer is workable until politicians in Washington and Austin realize the Rio Grande Valley is not a battlefield.

Border Wars

James Moore | Posted 07.06.2014 | Politics
James Moore

While drug runners and police officers fire at each other on camera, community leaders shoot themselves in the foot by allowing access to these scenes. Self-inflicted wounds tend to be the worst kind.

The Unhealthy Presidential Politics of Ted Cruz

James Moore | Posted 05.20.2014 | Politics
James Moore

The senator fighting to make sure Obamacare covers no one, instead of the five million who have already signed up, next travels to New Hampshire where he will continue to insist he is not running for president.

Here in the Third World

James Moore | Posted 05.19.2014 | Politics
James Moore

The reference to the border by Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott, who recently used the term Third World as a descriptive of the region, offended those of us who love la frontera. The GOP candidate for governor, Abbott described the border as practically being destroyed by corruption, although there are no statistics to support his critique.

10 Worst U.S. Cities for Renters

AOL Real Estate | Stefanos Chen | Posted 07.17.2011 | Home

After the housing bubble burst, thousands of families found themselves saddled with underwater mortgages, peak interest rates and a serious shortage o...