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  • Boys await medical appointments in a holding area where hundreds of mostly Central American immigrant children are being processed and held at the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Nogales Placement Center on Wednesday, June 18, 2014, in Nogales, Ariz.  CPB provided media tours Wednesday of two locations in Brownsville, Texas, and Nogales, that have been central to processing the more than 47,000 unaccompanied children who have entered the country illegally since Oct. 1. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, Pool)

    DeLAY: Failed policy the real reason Obama skipped a border trip

    In a funny way, you can totally understand why President Obama decided in the end not to make the trip down to the border on his trip to Texas this week, to view for himself the failure of his immigration policy and the devastating results of his open-borders approach for Texas and the rest of the border states.

  • Entertainment: Girls watch a World Cup soccer match on television from their holding area in Nogales, Arizona. U.S. Customs and Border Protection has processed more than 47,000 unaccompanied children, mostly from Central America, who have entered the country. (Associated Press photographs)

    Life inside a children's warehouse: Border agents watch over illegals in limbo over their futures

    Imagine running a high-security day care at a Costco, and you have a pretty good idea of the scenario unfolding along the Arizona border.

  • Man hauling meth bound for Houston gets prison

    Prosecutors say a passenger in a vehicle hauling almost $1 million worth of methamphetamine to Houston has been sentenced to nearly 16 years in prison.

  • Mexican citizen pleads to Texas money laundering

    A 37-year-old Mexican citizen living legally in Brownsville has pleaded guilty to charges he conspired to launder almost $1.9 million in drug proceeds through nine banks.

  • Recruiter for Texas drug ring gets 30 years

    A recruiter for a South Texas drug-smuggling ring has been sentenced to 30 years in prison after methamphetamine was found hidden in his car.

  • Aircraft carrier Saratoga headed for scrap

    Another Navy aircraft carrier is headed for a scrap yard in Brownsville.

  • 2013 Texas APME Awards List

    The Texas Associated Press Managing Editors presented its 2013 journalism awards at its annual convention over the weekend. Winners also were announced in the Headliners Excellence in Journalism competition.

  • 2013 Texas APME Awards List

    The Texas Associated Press Managing Editors presented its 2013 journalism awards at its annual convention Saturday. Overall winners in the Star categories will be announced Sunday.

  • Who's Carlos Rubinstein?

    To get a sense of the pressure Carlos Rubinstein faces five months into his job as chairman of the Texas Water Development Board, consider this: Not only has he had meetings with dozens of underwriters hoping for a hand in the billions of dollars under his control and fielded questions from civic groups, he also has found himself getting grilled by a 9-year-old girl:

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