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New Immigrant Respite Center Gets Gift From Vatican

A new immigrant relief center in McAllen has gotten a special financial boost. The Vatican has donated 100-thousand dollars to Sacred Heart Catholic Church to help build its new Humanitarian Respite Center. Cardinal Blase Cupich (blayz SOO-pich) from Chicago traveled to McAllen this week to present the gift. The money will go toward the construction […]


UnitedHealth CEO To Step Down After Run Of More Than Decade

(AP) – UnitedHealth Group will change leaders next month, promoting long-time executive David Wichmann to replace CEO Stephen Hemsley, who has led the nation’s largest health insurer since 2006. The 54-year-old Wichmann currently is currently the company president and has overseen its biggest business, which focuses on health benefits, since 2014. Wichmann joined the company […]


UK: There Must Be No Border Posts With Ireland After Brexit

(AP) – Britain says there must be no border posts between Northern Ireland and the Irish republic after Brexit. But it says “flexibility and imagination” will be needed to maintain the currently invisible border once the U.K. is out of the European Union while Ireland remains a member. Britain says a future “customs partnership” could […]