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Texas A&M Unveils Border-Focused Hispanic Health Institute

Texas A-and-M is creating a Hispanic health institute aimed at boosting Latino participation in clinical research trials — and increasing its footprint in the Rio Grande Valley as rival University of Texas inaugurates a new medical school here. The institute will be housed at Driscoll Children’s Hospital in Corpus Christi, but will also have a […]


UPDATE: Trump: Time To Declare Economic Independence

(AP) – Donald Trump says the U.S. has become more dependent on foreign countries and it’s “time to declare our economic independence once again.”  The presumptive Republican presidential nominee is blaming harmful trade deals and the loss of manufacturing jobs on former President Bill Clinton and Hillary Clinton, the presumptive Democratic nominee. Trump has been […]


Mexican Drug Lord Files Appeals Against Extradition

(AP) – Lawyers for Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman have filed two appeals against his extradition to the United States.  Lawyer Jose Refugio Rodriguez says the appeals argue the statute of limitations has run out on some crimes Guzman is accused of in the United States. Rodriguez says the defense also argues that […]