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These Families Wanted 'Hugs Not Walls' As They Reunited At The Border

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 01.30.2017 | Latino Voices

Days after President Trump signed an executive order that instructed for the building of a wall at the U.S.-Mexico border, hundreds of families gather...

Border Residents Wish Money For Trump's Wall Would Pay For Something Useful Instead

The Huffington Post | Roque Planas | Posted 01.25.2017 | Politics

María Cordero passes a border fence twice to get to her home in La Posada, one mile north of the Rio Grande, which divides Mexico from the United Sta...

Wild Days and Dark Nights: Big Bend National Park

Stefanie Payne | Posted 04.11.2016 | Travel
Stefanie Payne

The falling sun in west Texas. Image credit: Jonathan Irish Texas may be the Lone Star State, but there are 2,000 more stars visible in the sky on an...

Getting Wild: This Latina Finally Gets to Experience the Thrill of the Outdoors

Ana Beatriz Cholo | Posted 08.26.2016 | Latino Voices
Ana Beatriz Cholo

So much was off-limits to me because of my culture and my traditional parents. I was not allowed to have sleepovers or sleep at anyone's house. When I wanted to skateboard, I was firmly told no. That was for boys. Besides, good girls stay home to mind their business, but boys could stay out because, well, they were boys. It was their birthright.

Donald Trump Is Empowering Despots and Damaging America's Image Abroad

Jorge "Tuto" Quiroga | Posted 07.27.2016 | Home

LA PAZ, Bolivia -- It is simple: if Trump can blame U.S. problems on small neighbors like Mexico, ascribing conspiracy plots to their "devious" government and agitate American voters to hate Mexicans, then strongmen like Venezuela's Maduro can more credibly blame the economic catastrophe they have caused in their own countries on "the U.S. empire" and justify a cruel domestic political crackdown.

Getting 'The Bird' From a Bird

Joe Wallenstein | Posted 05.03.2015 | Entertainment
Joe Wallenstein

Filming with animals can be a lot more complicated than filming with people and it takes a lot more preparation than one might think. One wants it to go well, so one can never be prepared enough.

GOP Congressmen Stumble Upon Grisly Scene During Border Tour

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 08.14.2013 | Politics

A congressional tour of the southern border turned gruesome earlier this month, when a trio of Republican lawmakers came across a dead body while on a...

Albuquirky Albuquerque

George Hobica | Posted 03.27.2013 | Travel
George Hobica

If you haven't visited lately, or ever, please do stop by. Here's what I like best about this city on Route 66.

8 More Counties In A Drought Emergency, Gov. Says

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 09.13.2011 | Denver

Wednesday, Gov. John Hickenlooper sent another round of letters to U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack requesting disaster assistance for eight add...

Salazar Report Warns Of Water Decline

Posted 06.25.2011 | Denver

The Colorado, San Joaquin and Rio Grande river basins may see a decrease by eight to fourteen percent over the next 40 years, according to a report re...

Add Trash to the Curriculum?

John Merrow | Posted 06.19.2011 | Education
John Merrow

Here's what I envision: Working in teams, middle school kids could use a phone to "map" their neighborhood intersections with photos that answer one question: is there a trash can on the corner?

Enemy of the Valley: Aaron Peña's South Texas Party Switch Stings Constituents

Rachel Farris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rachel Farris

Tony Martinez understands the significance of a powerful message. That's why it's unsurprising that he remembers what Aaron Peña's yard signs used to say -- and the promise they never fulfilled.