EPCC to receive scholarship funds from GECU

GECU will donate $10,000 in scholarship funds to El Paso Community College (EPCC).

New Mexico State Police set up on State Road 136

Last week, Mexican customs officials dramatically reduced the availability of lanes at the Santa Teresa Port of Entry for transit by used vehicle exporters.

Charter approval in crosshairs at SBOE meeting

After the approval of an Arizona-based charter school’s expansion into the Dallas area, the role of the state’s education chief in the charter school application process is under scrutiny.

Should the U.S. lower its drinking age?

Editor's note: Editor's note: This story is part of a series on the 30th anniversary of the National Minimum Age Drinking Act, passed by Congress on July 17, 1984.

Transparency committee to question UT System officials

 

Identity theft can be hot during the summer

With summer is in full swing, many Americans are hitting the roads and taking vacations. 66 percent of Americans will travel between Memorial Day and Labor Day, according to AAA. Many will be taking an average of three trips.

Road melts at Yellowstone National Park

The road was melting. Extreme heat from thermal features at Yellowstone National Park, created by the active volcano below the park, caused oil to bubble on a road surface on July 9 and damage it.

Do genes determine friendships?

The old saying is "birds of a feather flock together" and turns out this may be scientifically true. This new study says we all may be genetically linked to our friends.

3D printers may soon be on Home Depot store shelves

Home Depot is taking its first major step into the 3D printer market.

Three things you can do for a healthier life

We all know that eating right and getting enough exercise are the keys to staying fit but there are things you can do, overnight, that can get you on the right track to having a healthier life.

Jose Antonio Vargas, symbol of immigration debate, freed after detention

Jose Antonio Vargas trumpeted that he was an undocumented immigrant for years. But authorities never apprehended him. Until now.

Some doctors struggling to pay for increasingly pricey vaccines

As physicians across the country prepare for next month's busy pre-back-to-school rush for vaccinations, the rising prices of some vaccines have some private doctors struggling to pay for the doses.

U.S. Navy nurse won't force-feed Guantanamo detainees

Attorneys for a Guantanamo Bay detainee on a hunger strike say a U.S. military nurse has refused to conduct forced feedings of inmates.

Texas sees rise in Medicaid signups

More than 80,000 additional Texans have enrolled in Medicaid or the Children’s Health Insurance Program since the rollout of the Affordable Care Act last fall despite Republican state leaders’ decision not to expand eligibility to p

Developers tour site of future waterpark

Plans to build a new multi-million dollar waterpark in northeast El Paso took another step forward. Yesterday interested developers toured the site, which surrounds Cohen Stadium.