Texas Contractor Scores $145 Million Border Wall ContractFederal authorities have awarded a $145 million contract to a Texas company to build 6 miles of wall along the U.S.-Mexico border in the Rio Grande Valley.
Homeland Security Issues Another Texas Border Wall WaiverThe Department of Homeland Security has issued another waiver of environmental laws to build new border barriers in South Texas.
Illegal Immigrant, Rapist Who Kidnapped 6-Year-Old Given 4 Life SentencesAn illegal immigrant convicted of kidnapping and raping a 6-year-old girl was given four life sentences for the heinous crime. 
Clock Ticks Toward Reuniting Families Separated At BorderAuthorities have identified 2,551 children 5 and older who may be covered by the order to be reunited with their parents by Thursday.
Texas Shrimp Industry Crippled By Immigrant Visa CapThe Texas shrimp industry is facing a worker shortage as a result of the federal cap on U.S. visas for immigrant seasonal workers.
Government's DNA Testing Of Migrant Parents Turns Up SurprisesA Health and Human Services official said Tuesday that in two cases adults who thought they were parents of a child weren't.
SMU Survey On Racial Stereotypes Taken Down After BacklashThe university says it plans to add more context to it's online survey.
Fort Worth To Host Discussion On Race And CultureThe city of Fort Worth is inviting people to a city-wide discussion on race and culture
Pope Praises Latinos, Immigrants In Remarks To U.S. ChurchPope Francis praised Latino contributions to the country in a message to U.S. Roman Catholic bishops, a week after Donald Trump was elected president and on the day the prelates put a Mexican-born archbishop in line to be their leader.
Fine Arts And Dual Language Classes For Arlington KindergartnersSome of the youngest students in Arlington ISD are on a new learning path this fall.
'Culture' Selected As Word Of The YearA nation, a workplace, an ethnicity, a passion, an outsized personality. The people who comprise these things, who fawn or rail against them, are behind the 2014 word of the year.
5 Little Known Facts About "A Christmas Carol"Carlo DeVito, author of "Inventing Scrooge" from sister company Simon & Schuster, shares five little known facts about Charles Dicken's "A Christmas Carol."
Designer Erin Gates On Styling Your BookshelfGet tips for organizing your bookshelf from Erin Gates, interior designer and author of "Elements of Style: Designing a Home & a Life" from sister company Simon & Schuster.
Exhibit Shows Faces, Tells Stories Of Mentally Ill“Fine Line: Mental Health/Mental Illness," is an exhibit by photographer Michael Nye on the Southern Methodist Campus.
How To Look Like A Local When Dining AbroadThe good folks at The Restaurant Choice cooked up these handsomely designed infographics to get you through your next international dining adventure.