‘Golden Girls’ appears to get better with pop culture age

Alexandra Wilkinson was only 2 months old when "The Golden Girls" ended its television run in 1992. But she became a fan last year while...

Economic fallout mounts, along with competition for masks

NEW YORK — The economic damage from the coronavirus crisis piled up as an unprecedented 6.6 million Americans filed for unemployment benefits, and the...

Texas deputy fatally shoots man armed with knife, tree limb

KOUNTZE, Texas — Authorities say an East Texas sheriff's deputy fatally shot a 31-year-old man after he used a knife and a tree limb...

Transportation agency hacked in 2nd Texas government attack

DALLAS (AP) — Texas' transportation agency has become the second part of the state government to be hit by a ransomware attack in recent...

After record-breaking spending, Michael Bloomberg drops out of the presidential race

NEW YORK — Billionaire Mike Bloomberg ended his bid for the Democratic presidential nomination on Wednesday and endorsed former Vice President Joe Biden. It...

Judge blocks Trump policy keeping asylum-seekers locked up

BY GENE JOHNSON | THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SEATTLE — A federal judge in Seattle on Tuesday blocked a Trump administration policy that would keep thousands...

CBP: Brownsville ports of entry to reduce hours, Anzalduas traffic to be adjusted

U.S. Customs and Border Protection will reduce hours of operation on Monday along the Laredo Field Office's eight ports of entry, which includes Brownsville and two bridges under the McAllen Bridge System, according to the city of McAllen. Starting Monday, the Anzalduas Port of Entry will operate from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. for northbound traffic only while southbound traffic will remain unchanged, from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m., according to a city of McAllen news release. "These new hours do not affect our southbound traffic. These are challenging times, but together, we will get through this," Mission Mayor Armando O'Caña said. "We must do our part to protect ourselves, practice social distancing and follow strict hygiene protocols to safeguard our communities while the bridge remains open for essential business." Read the full story at themonitor.com

Helicopters collide over South Texas ranch, killing 2 people

HEBBRONVILLE — Authorities say two small helicopters collided while herding deer on a ranch in South Texas, killing two men and injuring a third...

JC Penney plans to close more than 240 stores

By JOSEPH PISANI AP Retail Writer NEW YORK (AP) — J.C. Penney will close almost 30% of its 846 stores as part of a restructuring...

Houston Livestock and Rodeo will be shut down

HOUSTON — The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, which draws hundreds of thousands of visitors, will be canceled about halfway through its run as...