New Congress gavels in with nod to history, warning to Trump

WASHINGTON — The House and Senate have convened for the 116th Congress with the most diverse class of lawmakers in history. The House is returning...

Newly elected officials to be sworn-in

At the start of the new year, newly elected leaders serving the Hidalgo County Commissioners Court and judgeships will be sworn-in at ceremonies scheduled...

The Monitor’s 2018 All-Area football teams and superlatives

Without further ado here is The Monitor's 2018 All-Area football teams and superlatives. #RGVFootball

Eyes of Texas: Capacity crowd watches UTRGV women battle, fall to 12th-ranked Texas

Eyes of Texas: Capacity crowd watches UTRGV women battle, fall to 12th-ranked Texas

Mexico to let migrants remain while US asylum claims proceed

The decision was a historic one for Mexico, which has traditionally refused to accept the return of any migrants who aren't Mexican.

O’Rourke’s liberal credentials questioned as he eyes 2020

Beto O'Rourke may not be able to steer clear of an ideological lane forever should he commit to entering the potentially packed Democratic presidential primary field.

Monday’s local weather outlook

Here's what to expect from the weather today.

Garden View: The case for fresh cut trees

In this week's Garden View column, Ashley Gregory writes that buying a fresh Christmas Tree locally and recycling it is the most environmentally friendly thing you can do.

No. 2 House Republican: Gov’t shutdown ‘stupid’, may happen

McCarthy said on the House floor that he thinks "going into a shutdown is stupid," but he offered no immediate plan before the Dec. 21 deadline.

Jury recommends life in prison for man who rammed crowd

James Alex Fields Jr., 21, stood stoically with his hands folded in front of him as a court clerk read the verdict, which now must be taken under advisement by the judge, who will issue the final sentence.