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Cruz, Beck Team Up For Border Trip

The Huffington Post | Alex Lazar | Posted 07.18.2014 | Politics

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) will visit the Customs and Border Protection facility in McAllen, Texas, on Saturday and participate in an event with conserva...

Some Of The Nastiest Responses To Jose Antonio Vargas Being Detained

The Huffington Post | Marina Fang | Posted 07.16.2014 | Politics

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and immigration activist Jose Antonio Vargas was detained Tuesday by border patrol agents in McAllen, Texas. Vargas,...

Investigation Probes Immigrants Shot By State Trooper In Helicopter

AP | CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN | Posted 12.31.2012 | Crime

McALLEN, Texas — A grand jury will consider the case of two Guatemalan immigrants killed when a Texas state trooper in a helicopter opened fire ...

Second Boy Dies After Allegedly Being Shot By Mom's Boyfriend

AP | CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN | Posted 08.21.2012 | Crime

McALLEN, Texas — A Texas man accused of fatally shooting two boys, including his 1-year-old son, in a hotel room also was charged Thursday in th...

Boy Shot In School Can't Move Legs

AP | CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN | Posted 02.15.2012 | Crime

McALLEN, Texas — A 13-year-old, one of two Texas boys shot while trying out for their middle school basketball team on an outdoor court, is unab...

Is Medicare Just Bad at Controlling Cost?

Brian Reid | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brian Reid

A 2009 article offered a tantalizing prospect for policymakers: figure out how to make the country's high-cost McAllens look more like El Pasos and save billions, ensure the solvency of Medicare and reduce the economic drag of health care spending

How To Fix Health Care: Be More Like Grand Junction?

Ann Imse | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Ann Imse

During this week's bipartisan summit, Obama and Congress would do well to consider the city of Grand Junction, Colorado, where nearly every resident has health coverage.

Truck Carrying18 Immigrants Falls Off Cliff In Texas; All Injured

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

McALLEN, Texas (AP)— Authorities say a truck carrying illegal immigrants from Guatemala and Mexico has plummeted more than 40 feet off a cliff i...

Maligned Texas Hospital Gives Top Dollar To Senate Dems

The New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

One of the largest sources of campaign contributions to Senate Democrats during this year's health care debate is a physician-owned hospital in one of...