A woman trying to cross from Mexico into the United States apparently illegally was swept away in a Texas irrigation canal and was rescued, but has fallen into a coma, the U.S. Border Patrol said Wednesday.
The Mega Millions jackpot hits a record $540 million. What to do if YOU won? CNN's Mary Snow reports.
Lottery players across the country scrambled to check their tickets late Friday to see if they could be $640 million richer.
An El Paso County commissioner who's also a Democratic candidate for the Texas Legislature has been indicted on charges of trafficking 50 kilograms of marijuana and money laundering, authorities said Friday.
A bullet thought to have been from a shootout between carjackers and municipal police in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, struck a woman walking in neighboring El Paso, Texas, Tuesday morning, El Paso's mayor told CNN.
Army Major Frank Rosenblatt shares with CNN how he keeps in touch with his family while he's in Iraq.
U.S. stocks started the week with a steep sell-off Monday, following last week's stellar gains, as worries about Europe's debt crisis dominated.
Southwest Airlines confirmed Wednesday that it called the cops on a passenger who turned his phone on too soon during a flight to El Paso, Texas.
The lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community has a new ally and his name is Tim Hardaway. The former NBA All-Star traveled to El Paso, Texas, last Thursday -- where he perfected his killer crossover dribble, also known as the UTEP-Two Step -- to stand up for gay rights. There is a group in El Paso who are trying to recall mayor John Cook and two members of the city counsel for re-establishing domestic partner benefits for both gay and unmarried couples. Hardaway arrived from Miami to speak at a press conference organized by the "No Recall" group.
An American woman was arrested for allegedly attempting to smuggle 3,500 rounds of ammunition from El Paso, Texas, into Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, according to a Wednesday night news release from the Chihuahua state attorney general's office.
Ride along with border patrol agents in Arizona and discover the many challenges they face.
By at least one measure, illegal immigration is not the problem that it used to be for the United States -- the number of arrests of people trying to cross the U.S.-Mexico border illegally has decreased sharply in the last five years, according to federal statistics.
President Obama struck many of the right notes on immigration reform in his speech Tuesday, delivered along the U.S.-Mexican border in El Paso, Texas.
In the Coen brothers' movie thriller "No Country for Old Men," a grisly scene plays out in El Paso, Texas. Having discovered a bag of cash from a drug deal gone bad, a veteran recently returned from Vietnam ends up crossing the border into Mexico and fleeing a psychotic hit man before ultimately getting shot-up in a motel room.
The Great Recession hasn't stopped Americans from swiping their credit cards and racking up debt.
At one time, teens Carlos Gonzalez, 16, and Juan Carlos Echeverri, 15, were classmates at Cathedral High School in El Paso, Texas.
Three teens, one a U.S. citizen, were killed in the Mexican border city of Ciudad Juarez this weekend, a spokesman with the Chihuahua state prosecutor's office said late Monday.
A judge ordered the release Thursday of a popular Mexican singer accused of raping a teenager on grounds that not enough evidence existed for trial, state media said.
A judge has given a Mexican singer accused of raping a teen a six-day extension to present evidence in the case, state media reported.
A Mexican singer who is accused of raping a teen is scheduled to testify Saturday, state media reported.
Federal authorities were investigating Friday the circumstances of a drone that crashed in El Paso, Texas, this week, which U.S. officials said originated in Mexico.
In most parts of the United States, Americans have lost hope that their homes will restore their value or that unemployment will drop significantly anytime soon. But in the westernmost corner of Texas, there's more than hope -- there's an unlikely building boom happening. The U.S. military base Fort Bliss, covering an area larger than Rhode Island, has become one of America's largest military installations, and that's having a dramatic impact on an otherwise depressed economy.
At least five men were killed when attackers wielding assault rifles raided a bar in this violence-plagued Mexican border city over the weekend, authorities said.
CNN Top 10 Hero Guadalupe Arizpe De La Vega founded a hospital in Juarez, Mexico, that cares for about 900 people daily -- regardless of their ability to pay.
Actress Eva Mendes introduces Guadalupe De La Vega, who runs a hospital for the poor in violence-plagued Juarez, Mexico.
Question: I read all the time that since I'm in my mid 50s I should be scaling back the equity holdings in my retirement account to 60% to 70% of its value. But I work in a job that I enjoy, that's stable and has no mandatory requirement age. I'm behind on my retirement savings, so I'm wondering if I should invest as if were younger, say, 40 or 45.
The FBI is investigating the death in Mexico of a man who was a U.S. service member, an agency spokesman said Thursday.
The man killed after he allegedly shot two women -- one fatally -- at a convenience store at Fort Bliss, Texas, was identified Tuesday as a retired Army sergeant.
A Fort Bliss commander says two people were shot at a grocery store before the gunman was killed. KFOX reports.
The FBI is on its way to Fort Bliss in west Texas to investigate a shooting at a convenience store on the base that left a man dead and two women wounded, according to base spokesman Dieter Jester.
A U.S. Border Patrol officer involved in the fatal shooting of a 15-year-old Mexican youth on the El Paso, Texas, border in June is back at work, a Border Patrol spokesman said Monday.
Video casts doubt on claims by a U.S. Border Patrol agent that he fatally shot a teen while he was being threatened.
Police say three officers were injured and one suspect is dead after a shootout just 30 yards over the El Paso border.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry called on the Obama administration Monday to deploy more resources to the United States' border with Mexico, two days after a bullet -- likely from a gun battle between drug traffickers and Mexican police -- struck an El Paso building.
A "major gunbattle" between drug traffickers and Mexican federal police broke out Saturday evening in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, just 30 yards from the U.S. border at El Paso, Texas, causing U.S. authorities to cordon off a section of the city, according to a U.S. Border Patrol spokesman.
Police say they could not enter through any of the doors because clutter filled the home from "floor to ceiling."
Rescue workers drilled a hole in the roof of a suburban Chicago home to extract an 82-year-old woman's body this month.
The price for a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline is up nearly a nickel in the past two weeks, but gas prices aren't expected to continue a dramatic rise, according to a survey published Sunday.
On Monday, a U.S. Border Patrol officer shot and killed a 14-year-old boy, Sergio Adrian Hernandez Guereca, under one of the international bridges that connects or, these days, divides, El Paso, Texas, from Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua.
As a young doctor with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Philip Landrigan's job was to chase down epidemics. He'd gone after measles in the Southwest and smallpox in Nigeria.
The Mexican military has arrested a suspect in the killings this month of three people with ties to the U.S. Consulate in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, police and federal spokesmen said Monday.
The Mexican military has arrested four more people connected to the killings of 15 people at a January house party in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, bringing the total to seven suspects arrested and one killed, according to documents from the Mexican attorney general's office obtained by CNN.
Five presumed drug gang members and one soldier were killed in shootouts Thursday and Friday after criminals blocked thoroughfares in two northern Mexico states to prevent military reinforcements from arriving, authorities said.
More than 200 federal, state and local law enforcement personnel have been assigned to an operation intended to find who was responsible for Saturday's fatal shootings of three people linked to the U.S. consulate in Cuidad Juarez, Mexico, an official said.
Mexican President Felipe Calderon is scheduled to make his third visit in a little over a month Tuesday to the troubled border city of Juarez, where three people associated with the U.S. Consulate were killed over the weekend.
CNN's Christi Paul reports more blacks and Hispanics suffer from Alzheimer's than whites.
A marijuana bust along the U.S.-Mexico border revealed 30 pounds of the drug stuffed into framed pictures of Jesus Christ, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency said Wednesday.
The first major storm of the season pounded the western United States before moving eastward into the Colorado Rockies and beyond, the National Weather Service said Tuesday.
Snow continues to fall in the Sierra and foothills after leaving a dusting of snow in the Sacramento metropolitan area.
A 7-year-old boy from El Paso, Texas, was gunned down across the border in the violent city of Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, a spokesman for the Chihuahua state attorney general's office told CNN Tuesday.
A U.S. serviceman was among six victims of an early morning shooting at a Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, strip club Wednesday, officials said.
A Mexican man who was allegedly killed on orders from his own cartel believed they were hunting for him after he began working as an informant and was fearful for his life, according to court documents.
A U.S. soldier arrested in connection with the killing of a Mexican drug cartel member in El Paso, Texas, allegedly worked as a hit man, court records say.
The sculptures speak for themselves: Piñatas in the shape of decapitated heads bearing gunshot wounds adorn the walls of El Paso's Public Library in Texas.
Marina Diaz knows each day could be her last when she leaves for school each morning.
High school senior Hazel Barrera talks about living in Mexico and attending school in El Paso, Texas.
Feds says teen drug smuggling is on the rise. A veteran smuggler takes CNN's Ed Lavandera inside this dangerous world.
Sitting in high school, math and history lessons never captured Danny Santos' imagination. The drug-fueled streets of the Texas-Mexico border provided his education, and he was an excellent student.
CNN's Ed Lavandera reports requests for asylum from Mexican citizens are on the rise due to fears of violence
The cell phone rang as Jorge Aguirre walked to a friend's funeral in Juarez, Mexico, last November -- a funeral for a fellow journalist who, Aguirre says, was assassinated for the critical stories he wrote.
While Congress is considering major spending requests for security along the Mexican border to help curb drug violence, others are proposing a less-expensive but, some say, dangerous solution: decriminalizing drugs.
The average price for regular unleaded gasoline rose by nearly 12 cents in the past three weeks, marking the first increase in six months, according to a national survey released Sunday.
"NO NO NO. Not just no, but HELL NO," writes Richard, a reader from Anchorage, Alaska.
A Fort Bliss, Texas, soldier reported missing and possibly in danger was located by authorities Sunday after she was kidnapped and assaulted by her husband, El Paso, Texas, police said Monday.
A Fort Bliss soldier considered missing and endangered has been found hurt but alive, her sister said Monday
Dozens of Mexicans -- including police officers, businessmen, at least one prosecutor and a journalist -- are asking for political asylum in the U.S. in a desperate bid to escape an unprecedented wave of drug-related killings and kidnappings
At least 15 military service members or their relatives are believed to have been infected with hepatitis by a nurse suspected of stealing their painkillers during surgery
At least 15 military service members or their relatives are believed to have been infected with hepatitis by a nurse suspected of stealing their painkillers
We're entering a recession. That's what the power brokers in Washington and Wall Street have recently concluded. Or we will be soon. Or else it started a while ago and we're just now finding out. In any case, the pundits are gloomy, and the politicians all have plans. They trot out some scary numbers. But here's what I was wondering: How are American business owners really coping with all this confusion? What does the economy truly look like? Not when you're staring at a computer screen or studying survey results, but when you actually go someplace that's not a major media market (the farther from those places, the better) and you introduce yourself to a stranger and ask him how he's doing.
Dear FSB: I'm part-owner of our family business. Our goal is to expand and become a larger company. Do you know if there are grants that help small businesses grow? If so, whom do I contact? We have some debt, which has prevented us from expanding.
Gas prices rose a nickel during the past two weeks, to an average of $2.80 per gallon of self-serve regular, a national survey said Sunday.
Question: Nearly 40 years ago I bought a 1,000-ounce silver bar and carried it out of a Chicago bank vault. Now I want to sell it, but I don't know whom to sell it to, where to get a good price or how to transport it securely. Can you help? - Milton Taylor, El Paso
The rich have gotten richer, at least when it comes to home prices, according to a study released Monday.
The Dow Jones industrial average surged to its highest level in six years Friday, after a weaker-than-expected April jobs report fanned hopes that the Federal Reserve's interest-rate hiking campaign can soon end.
I plan to retire in three years and expect to be able to live well from my retirement plan and other investments. I'm also thinking of paying off my mortgage early so I won't have a large house payment in retirement. But an adviser has suggested that I instead take out a home equity loan on my house and invest the loan proceeds in an insurance policy, which he says will accumulate cash value tax-free. Can you give a second opinion on this advice?
President Bush will make stops in Arizona and Texas this week to address an issue that has divided some members of his own Republican Party -- illegal immigration.
An American college student has been arrested and charged with providing material support to a Somali group that has been designated a foreign terrorist organization by the U.S. government.
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