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Hidalgo County Reports Its First Zika Virus Cases, Notes They Are Travel-Related

The first Zika virus infections have been confirmed in Hidalgo County. County health officials Tuesday revealed that four people have been found to have contracted the mosquito-borne virus — all while traveling outside of the country. Two of the patients are believed to have been in southern Mexico, the other two in the Caribbean.  Hidalgo […]


Pearl Harbor 75th

(AP) – Seventy-five years ago a Japanese admiral led the attack on the U.S. naval base at Pearl Harbor. Today, the mayor of his hometown is joining his Honolulu counterpart to mark the Pearl Harbor anniversary – as friends. The mayor of Nagaoka, Japan, will lay flowers at the main memorial event and join a […]


Germany’s Merkel Re-Elected As Conservative Party Leader

(AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel has won a new two-year term as leader of Germany’s main conservative party after stressing her determination to prevent a repeat of last year’s huge migrant influx.  Merkel ran unopposed Tuesday for the leadership of the Christian Democratic Union — the springboard for her run for a fourth term as […]