Maurice Ashley, 45, is one of just 1,000 ches grandmasters in the world. He's also the only African-American and he's hoping to use that status to inspire a new, younger generation of African-Americans to take up the sport.
The grieving relatives of the latest victims in Mexico's drug wars are coming together for a gruesome task. They are going to the morgue in the Mexican city of Matamoros to search for their loved ones among the dead. Hernán Rozemberg has the story.
110 mph winds are ripping through Brownsville, Texas, sending some residents fleeing while others prepare storm shelters. We speak with Brownsville Mayor Pat Ahumada, who is confident his town will weather the storm.
This week, a federal judge ordered the University of Texas at Brownsville and the Department of Homeland Security to continue discussing alternatives to a border fence that, if left to current DHS plans, will cut through a large portion of the campus.
Faith talks to University of Texas at Brownsville student Ryan Tauber about the Department of Homeland Security's proposal to build a fence along the U.S. - Mexico border that would bisect his college campus.
The 11 candidates at CNN's Republican debate on Wednesday clashed over immigration and the issue of building a wall on the US-Mexico border. But a year ago, we spoke to some people living closest to the border who say it's time to consider options outside of longer fences and increased patrols.
Some migrant families with young children detained shortly after arriving from Central America are sent to live with relatives in the US as they await their date in court. That transition — suddenly being released — can be frightening and overwhelming. But there is one effort in McAllen, Texas, to help these migrants during their first few minutes on US soil.
Texas is the biggest climate polluter in the U.S. It’s also is also extremely vulnerable to some of the impacts of climate change. But the state’s most prominent politicians say they don't believe that climate change is real. It all adds up to a big problem for Texas and the rest of us.
A small clinic in McAllen, Texas, is the only abortion provider for hundreds of miles. Earlier this week when Jane Doe, an undocumented teenager held in detention, was allowed to have an abortion, this is where she came.