By Cameron Huddleston, Columnist Some cities offer higher-paying jobs, bu...
After our mighty adventures in the desert of West Texas, where the majestic Big Bend Park is located, where the famous Rio Grande River separate two countries, where the strange lights of Marfa and the dry charms of desert towns have enchanted us, we finally travel to San Antonio for a couple of days.
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 t...
Leila Meacham came out of nowhere in 2011 and hit the best seller lists with her epic novel ROSES. This sweeping saga appealed to a wide variety of readers and put Ms. Meacham on the literary map.
In 2015, the highest-ever number of convicted prisoners were exonerated of the crimes for which they were incarcerated, according to a recent report by the National Registry of Exonerations.
Earlier this month, I traveled from Texas to Washington, DC to attend the rally outside of the Supreme Court as they hear the biggest abortion rights case in a generation. While attending the rally against Texas' restrictive abortion law, HB2, I learned a lot.
If the U.S. does not like the way China does business, it is of course free to do business somewhere else, but that would be a really bad idea for America.
A new documentary on the Gülen Movement, a mysterious Islamic group operating charter schools throughout the US, premieres today and runs through Mar...
It should come as no surprise to anyone familiar with the culture of South Asian immigrants that both ambition and identity do a similar dance, often with greater intensity, and is among the latest variations on a familiar American story.
The two women expected their case to go to trial. They planned to show the court their receipt for the soup and explain to the judge that Ms. Ellis is a vegan and never eats meat of any kind, much less a hot dog. But when their case came up, they were told there was not going to be a trial.
Sure, it's funny -- when you first consider it. But then the more you think about it, the more sense it actually makes. After all, is "Trump/Ventura 2016" really that much more outlandish than "Donald Trump, Republican presidential nominee" first sounded?
Look around at just some of the other sheer lunacy their party perpetrates when it's not trying to shut government down, redistribute wealth upward, and prevent the president of the United States from filling a vacancy on the Supreme Court.
The Southwest was once a part of Mexico, but that doesn't mean that Mexicans have always felt welcome there. Land disputes led to segregation, discrimination and even state-sanctioned violence. Latino USA looks into the history of resistance leaders like Juan Cortina and Reies López Tijerina, the dark side of the Texas Rangers and school segregation in an episode dedicated to the often untold history of blood and betrayal in the Southwest.
During a recent online conversation with my beautiful, brilliant and graceful mother, she reflected upon the America she grew up in. Born in the mid-1950s, she came of age in the 1960s in rural Central Texas. Both of her parents were educators with a combined 77 years of teaching experience.
Blistering sun. A stunning, unforgiving landscape. Crippling boredom. A vague but constant sense of menacing danger. Such is a day in the life of th...
In 1789 the franchise was restricted to white men, but not all white men. Only those possessing a minimum amount of property or paid taxes could vote. In 1800, just three states permitted white manhood suffrage-the right to vote-- without qualification.