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Education Sep 13School vaccine campaigns targeting students face blowback
A return to in-person school this month are raising the stakes for high school students who want to be safe in packed classrooms and homecoming rallies.
Nation Nov 23School closings leave rural students isolated
Rural school districts around the country have been engineering ways to connect with students who are otherwise disengaged during the pandemic.
Health Mar 16Asylum seekers attend border court amid outbreak
U.S. immigration courts sharply scaled back operations Monday but have stopped well short of a total shutdown demanded by employees, including judges and government attorneys.
Nation Feb 06El Paso shooting suspect charged with federal hate crimes
An indictment unsealed Thursday charges Patrick Crusius with 90 counts under federal hate crime and firearms laws.
Nation Nov 14El Paso Walmart hires off-duty officers before reopening
The store is reopening months after a gunman opened fire there, killing 22 people.
Politics Sep 12Trump administration puts tough new asylum rule into effect
A new level of despair spread among tens of thousands of migrants waiting on the Mexican border to seek refuge in the U.S. as the Trump administration began enforcing radical new restrictions Thursday on who qualifies for asylum.
Nation Aug 22Walmart to reopen El Paso store after mass shooting
The renovated store will include an on-site memorial honoring the victims of the shooting.
Nation Aug 09El Paso gunman confessed: ‘I’m the shooter,’ was targeting Mexicans
El Paso Detective Adrian Garcia said Crusius waived his Miranda Rights and agreed to speak with detectives, telling them that he had driven to El Paso from the Dallas suburb of Allen — which is where he lived and is…
Nation Aug 04Attack on Texas shoppers to be handled as domestic terrorism
The shooting that killed 20 people at a crowded El Paso shopping area will be handled as a domestic terrorism case, federal authorities said Sunday as they weighed hate-crime charges against the gunman that could carry the death penalty.
Nation Aug 03Texas governor: 20 dead in El Paso shopping-complex shooting
Twenty people were killed and more than two dozen injured in a shooting Saturday in a busy shopping area in the Texas border town of El Paso, the state’s governor said.