AP Exclusive: 'High threat' Texas border busts aren't always

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Drivers in Texas busted for drunken driving, not paying child support or low-level drug offenses are among thousands of "high-threat" criminal arrests being counted as part of a nearly $1 billion mission to secure the border with Mexico, an Associated Press analysis has found.

Sanchez: Don't build a wall in the RGV

In the third and final presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump on Wednesday, Trump reiterated his call for a wall on the Southwest border, which would include the Rio Grande Valley. “I want to build the wall. We need the wall,” Trump said during the debate in Las Vegas. To that I respond: Not in my backyard.

Texts show lawmakers wanting to help Texas AG's legal woes

Five Republican lawmakers supportive of Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, who is charged with two felony counts of securities fraud, discussed through text messages ways to stop court-ordered payments to prosecutors in the criminal case, a newspaper reported Thursday.

DIVIDED AMERICA: Seeing options shrinking, white men ask why

The voices cascade into the studio, denouncing political hypocrisy and media bias and disappearing values. Hillary Clinton is a liar and a crook, they say; Donald Trump is presidential and successful. By the time the 16th caller reaches the air this day, the Rick Roberts show has reached an impassioned crescendo of anger and lamentation.

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