Biden administration preparing another tent facility to cope with border influx
by By Nick Miroff on February 26, 2021 at 5:34 pm
U.S. Customs and Border Protection will operate the “soft-sided” facility in Del Rio, Tex.
Texas vaccination site turned away undocumented immigrants over their status, against...
by By Andrea Salcedo on February 26, 2021 at 12:48 pm
The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley has apologized after at least 14 people were wrongly denied vaccines over their immigration status.
Some Democrats want to fire the Senate parliamentarian who scuttled $15 minimum-wage...
by By Katie Shepherd on February 26, 2021 at 11:33 am
After Elizabeth MacDonough dashed the majority party’s hopes for a $15 minimum wage, some Democrats called for the Senate’s referee to be fired.
An Asian American family was being harassed. Neighbors now stand guard each night at...
by By Sydney Page on February 26, 2021 at 11:00 am
“The neighbors keep watching, and I am very grateful,” said Haijun Si, whose home has been targeted by teens who shout racial slurs, hurl rocks and pound on their door.
Trump called McConnell a ‘hack.’ But McConnell says he would ‘absolutely’ back...
by By Jaclyn Peiser on February 26, 2021 at 10:21 am
The Senate minority leader said in a Fox News interview that he would support the former president, despite slamming him for his incitement of the Capitol riot.
Live updates: FDA panel reviewing Johnson & Johnson shot; Canada authorizes AstraZeneca...
by By Erin Cunningham and Lateshia Beachum on February 26, 2021 at 9:26 am
If cleared, the shot would be the United States' third vaccine against the pathogen, but the only one that provides protection with a single dose.
‘Nobody came, nobody helped’: Fears of anti-Asian violence rattle the community
by By Marian Liu and Rachel Hatzipanagos on February 25, 2021 at 3:10 pm
Violent attacks against Asian American elders have left the community reeling, especially across Chinatowns from New York to San Francisco. Now they're looking for ways to protect themselves.
Texas is in desperate need of plumbers. Two brothers-in-law drove more than 20 hours...
by By Lateshia Beachum on February 25, 2021 at 2:05 pm
After a snowstorm ravaged the South, a family of plumbers was heartbroken to see so many people have water issues. They packed up a truck with supplies and traveled from New Jersey to help.
Dozens got coronavirus from high-intensity workouts in gyms. The CDC warns that masks,...
by By Andrea Salcedo on February 25, 2021 at 12:33 pm
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Wednesday urged gym users to wear masks during intense workouts — even when socially distanced — and asked gyms to improve ventilation and push for outdoor activities when possible.