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FactCheck: Trump's claims about border wall fall flat

President Trump repeated false claims during while discussing the border wall to be built with Mexican money that was a signature campaign promise.... Read more»

Years late, new Texas-Mexico rail crossing set to open

After more than a year of wrangling between local leaders and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security over who should pay to move an X-ray machine, the first new rail bridge in more than a century connecting Mexico and the Rio Grande Valley is expected to open in February. ... Read more»

Mexico's cartel-fighting vigilantes get closer to Texas border

Armed residents are taking on the feared Zetas cartel in Tamaulipas state. One desperate town’s mayor applauds them. The vigilantes are rising after the Mexican government failed to stop the country from becoming a world kidnap capital, with more than 1,600 reported abductions in 2013. There have been more than 70,000 cartel-related killings since 2006.... Read more»

Photos: A look at CBP's Brownsville detention center

CPB provided media tours Wednesday of two centers, in Nogales and in Brownsville, Texas, that have been central to processing the more than 47,000 unaccompanied children who have entered the country illegally since Oct. 1. Here is a look at the conditions in the Brownsville center.... Read more»