The abduction took place on the streets of Matamoros, Mexico. The FBI is offering a $50,000 reward for the return of the Americans and the arrests of those involved.
In Texas, many uninsured people can access Medicaid if they get pregnant. But 2 months after giving birth, the coverage ends. Advocates say new moms need a full year, to improve maternal health.
Rep. Joaquin Castro, who represents the 20th Congressional District in Texas, said doctors discovered tumors in his gastrointestinal tract last summer, and he had them removed Monday.
Over 280,000 customers in the state were without power on Thursday evening. And one major utility service in the state said it did not know when it would be able to restore power.
On top of the cancellations, another 4,700 flights were delayed nationwide on Monday as Texas and nearby states dealt with freezing temperatures and wintry precipitation.
The mayor of a Texas border city declared a state of emergency Saturday over concerns about the community's ability to handle an anticipated influx of migrants across the Mexican border.
Teachers and administrators, already facing long hours and low pay, now find themselves under pressure from politicians, parents and even their own school districts.
Royalties on oil and natural gas, along with lease payments on millions of acres of land, are helping the University of Texas, which is in second place, narrow the gap with Harvard.
Tornadoes hit hard in parts of Oklahoma and Texas, destroying homes and businesses. More than 100 buildings suffered damage in the rural Oklahoma town of Idabel.
Migrants from across the hemisphere are increasingly crossing the border in a remote corner of South Texas. The shift has big implications for border towns like Eagle Pass — and the entire country.