A day spent on a frack operation in the Permian Basin of Texas-- the nation's highest-producing oilfield. The Basin was once the floor of an ancient seabed that today is laden with hydrocarbons.
Nearly a dozen Texas cities, counties, hospital and school districts are facing the possibility of a bond credit downgrade in the coming months. That's because these local institutions rely on energy-related tax revenue, which has fallen precipitously. And the possibility of bond downgrades is a threat facing other energy-producing states in the southwest.
Democratic politicians in Texas and New Mexico have sent a letter to the El Paso local union saying they support the agents' wish to distance themselves from the national union's endorsement of Trump.
A federal judge has cleared the way for the Navajo Nation to seek potentially millions of dollars from Urban Outfitters. The tribe sued the clothing chain over the use of the “Navajo” name.
The United States Supreme Court is scheduled to decide Friday whether it will hear a case about a Border Patrol shooting where an agent killed a teenaged boy who was standing in Mexico.
For the first time in its history, the National Border Patrol Council has endorsed a presidential candidate during primary season.
Several public libraries on the border in Arizona and Texas have received 3D printers that are transforming those libraries, making them a magnet for learning new industrial technologies.
More than 50 unionized workers in Ciudad Juárez accused authorities of unfairly favoring American telecommunications company CommScope, in their ongoing attempt to engage the company in contract negotiations.
The US Marshals Service is monitoring a privately run detention center in West Texas after inmates and their attorneys complained of inhumane conditions, including the use of plastic bags as toilets.
Since the financial meltdown of 2008, hundreds of institutions have lent small amounts to people who don’t qualify for credit cards or traditional bank loans. U.S. microlending has taken a cue from developing countries like Colombia, where up to 50 percent of the economy is generated by small businesses often funded by loan sharks.