LONDON (AP) – A collection of teeter-totters that briefly allowed children on both sides of the US-Mexico border wall to play together has won a prize from London’s Design Museum. The three hot-pink seesaws were installed through the slats of the wall, with one seat in the El Paso, Texas
LOS EBANOS, Texas (AP) – The U.S. government has been trying to take Pamela Rivas’ land for a border wall since before Joe Biden was vice president. From a brushy bluff, Rivas can look across the Rio Grande to Mexico on the other side. She spent her childhood fishing on the
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Texas health officials report 6,041 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 48 more deaths linked to the disease caused by the novel coronavirus. The pandemic continued to put pressure on state hospitals. The Texas Department of State Health Services says more than 8,600 Texans were
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas has surpassed 20,000 confirmed coronavirus deaths as COVID-19 continues to surge in the United States. Researchers with Johns Hopkins University say the death count, reached Monday, is the second highest in the country, behind New York. Texas has the 22nd highest death count per capita
LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — A man in New Mexico has been sentenced to nearly two years in federal prison for impersonating a Border Patrol agent. Prosecutors say 45-year-old James Christopher Benvie received a 21-month prison term after being convicted in the case in March.
Smuggling activity west of Santa Teresa, New Mexico prompts spot checks, additional border wall construction COLUMBUS, New Mexico (Border Report) — The U.S. Border Patrol is deploying temporary highway checkpoints as needed in Southern New Mexico, the agency said on Wednesday.
EL PASO, Texas – The Department of Emergency Medicine at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso plays a major role in preparing physicians and first responders for mass casualty incidents like the Aug. 3, 2019, shooting at the Cielo Vista Walmart in El Paso. The attack killed 23
AMARILLO, Texas (AP) — Republican Gov. Greg Abbott says the Texas Panhandle has “turned a corner” after an coronavirus outbreak erupted around meatpacking plants.
On Monday, the El Paso City Council unanimously approved extending an emergency ordinance that extended the disaster declaration. The Council also unanimously approved to extend a second emergency ordinance establishing emergency measures. Both ordinances were first issued on March 13, 2020 and were set to expire May 13, 2020. They
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.- Societal and cultural norms may be contributing to the rise in cases of COVID-19 on the Navajo Nation.
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