Texas

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.
April 25, 2016
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.
April 14, 2016
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.
April 13, 2016
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.
April 01, 2016
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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.
March 31, 2016
For the first time in its history, the National Border Patrol Council has endorsed a presidential candidate during primary season.
March 30, 2016
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.
March 30, 2016
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.
March 21, 2016
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.
March 16, 2016
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.
March 10, 2016

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