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Missing from the $1.1 trillion federal spending bill that passed Congress on Wednesday was payment to UNESCO for dues that could have paved the way for San Antonio’s historic missions to gain World Heritage Status.
January 21, 2014
San Antonio’s historic Spanish Missions could join the ranks of the Pyramids of Egypt and the Grand Canyon as the most cherished and visited landmarks on Earth. But there's a problem.
January 14, 2014
As shipments of the popular spicy Asian condiment Sriracha remain on hold following a partial shutdown of its factory in California, a state representative from Texas is trying to lure the maker of the sauce away from the West Cost and into the Lone Star State.
January 08, 2014
Christmas is about tradition. And for many families across the Southwest a Christmas tradition is making tamales, but this culinary custom has a steep learning curve. At the San Antonio La Gran Tamalada, there are those willing to teach.
December 25, 2013
For many, tamales are as big of part of Christmas as eggnog, caroling and fruitcake. And it’s not just the consumption of the corn-husked morsels but the family endeavor to make them.
December 24, 2013
Two days before Christmas, the Associated Press introduced its readers to Poncho Claus, the Tex-Mex Santa. It's yet another example of cultural cross-breeding in the United States.
December 23, 2013
A series of photographs show how Southern California suburbs have transformed Tijuana.
December 20, 2013
Two of the ten high school rivalry games in the USA Today Sports contest are based in border cities.
December 16, 2013
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The Los Angeles-based Annenberg Foundation purchased 21 Hopi sacred artifacts up for auction Monday in Paris to return them to the tribe.
December 11, 2013
When photographer Wes Naman invited friends to pose for a series of what was meant to be goofy portraits, neither he nor his models had any idea the images would end up reaching millions of people across the globe.
December 06, 2013

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