The number of families caught entering the country illegally at the southwest border in May increased sixfold compared with the same month in 2017. But despite that increase, some of Texas' historically busiest areas for illegal crossings have seen an overall decrease this fiscal year. 

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Most school projects result in essays, presentations or demonstrations of specific skills mastered in a course. But through the Stanford University’s Creativity in Research Scholars initiative, McAllen native Jonathan Leal has produced a compilation album of nine original tracks recorded by …

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When asked about the structure of his long-running program for children, Fred Rogers described a neighborhood as an entity in itself that “would take care of you,” and throughout his work which stretched from the early 1950s to 2001, he fostered that community of caring and support for his y…

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With the end of the school year just around the bend and the Texas heat kicking into its long, sweaty, five-month marathon, the summer movie season this year can be described in one word: gonzo.

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With a sweet serenade that she composed for a friend as they parted ways, Natalia Lafourcade said goodbye to the more than 2,200 attendees who accompanied her at the Pharr Events Center on May 11.

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McALLEN — Lights rippled across the floor of downtown McAllen’s Yerberia Cultura late Thursday night as audience members filled haphazardly-arranged chairs.

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Comedian Mario Salazar is celebrating Mother’s Day performing material dedicated to his mom and growing up in the Rio Grande Valley. His Saturday show, “A Toda Madre,” is a tribute to all moms.

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EDINBURG — If it wasn’t for last weekend’s University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Guitar Festival, Juan Pablo Gracia wouldn’t have had the chance to meet one of his musical heroes, French guitarist Judicael Perroy.

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“I am not my father,” the son of a war hero proclaims in the opening seconds of “Pacific Rim: Uprising,” a sequel that, like an errant child, strays from the course set by the original and in its rebellion, foregoes a good measure of the thrill and fun Guillermo del Toro’s robots-versus-mons…

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