Monthly Archives: July 2016
The Marfa Municipal Airport has been awarded about $800,000 from the Texas Department of Transportation, TxDOT said Thursday. The funds were approved at a July meeting of the Texas Transportation Commission. They’ll be used for planned airport improvements, including some … Continue reading
Whatever the judgment of polls in the days ahead, the party’s gathering was an achievement in careful and effective political management. It was not just crisis survived, but crisis transcended.
“Speaking Spanish doesn’t mean that he understands the issues,” one DNC attendee said. Other Latinos say his second language reveals a deeper ability to understand issues important to them.
150 years ago this week, the first entirely black army regiment was formed. Later nicknamed the Buffalo Soldiers, these regiments were critical to America’s westward expansion but have been largely forgotten in history books and popular culture. If you’re not … Continue reading
Everyone from President Obama to Democratic vice presidential candidate Tim Kaine contrasted the Democratic vision of America to the vision offered by Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump.
The 87-year-old conceptual artist unveils a large-scale installation of his work in Marfa, Texas, this week. He’s spent his career creating site-specific art that often treats light as its subject.
A federal judge in Washington will allow John Hinckley to leave a mental institution and to live full-time with his mother. Hinckley shot President Ronald Reagan and three others in 1981.
CACAHOATAN, Chiapas — The lives of thousands of small-scale coffee growers in Latin America and Mexico are better off because of fair trade. But the system is fraying at the seams in one of the world’s most important coffee-growing regions … Continue reading
While Mexico has said it would never agree to pay for the border wall proposed by Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, analysts say a Mexican company could profit from its construction. CEMEX is a global leader in cement construction with … Continue reading
A woman who sued U.S. Customs and Border Protection after being subjected to a series of body cavity searches has reached a settlement with the agency worth nearly half a million dollars. The American Civil Liberties Union announced the settlement … Continue reading