The messy, lonely, and visionary life of the first Texas writer—and the first Latino—to win the vaunted PEN/Faulkner Award.
An exclusive excerpt from a UT professor's new book on the Juárez drug wars
Juárez needs another municipal cemetery to handle the glut of murders connected to drug violence.
University of Texas system chancellor Francisco Cigarroa relents on the Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.-Andy Lee fight at the Sun Bowl, with a few conditions.
The film 8 Murders a Day focuses on El Paso's sister city, which has seen 10,000 drug war-related murders since 2007.
From (HB) 1 to ($)15.2 billion, we revisit a few of the state's biggest stories in 2011 by examining the numbers.
Despite rampant fears to the contrary, the bloody drug violence in Mexico hasn’t spilled over into Texas—but that doesn’t mean it’s not transforming life all along the border.
At the port of entry in El Paso, I always tell the agents, “American,” but what I really want to say is “fronterizo”—I’m from both sides.
Juárez, which had been scrubbed from the free tourist maps distributed in El Paso, will be included on the 2013 set of maps put out by the El Paso Business Region Chamber of Commerce.
Earlier this week, the drug war claimed the city's 10,000th victim.