EDITORIAL: OPPORTUNITY: Foreign investment program could be a good fit for Valley

The city of McAllen recently announced a deal with Houston-based investors to help fund construction of the Cambria Hotel, next to the McAllen Convention...

COMMENTARY: Tariffs 2020

By JIM N. TAYLOR, Special to the Star Economists agree: All things being fair and equal between countries, the ideal situation would be free trade, with...

COMMENTARY: Which America speaks to Hong Kong?

By FROMA HARROP, Special to the Star Celebrating 70 years of Communist Party rule, Chinese leader Xi Jinping stood in the open sunroof of a...

COMMENTARY: Community health centers: A health care solution that works

By U.S. Rep. Filemon Vela, Special to the Star Working families, seniors and the disabled all too often struggle to access to quality health care. As...

COMMENTARY: Abortion horrors buried by the press

By L. BRENT BOZELL III and TIM GRAHAM, Special to the Star The grotesque nature of abortion and the industry that profits from it is routinely...

EDITORIAL: Welcome aid: UTRGV tuition program invests in Valley’s future

We welcome the announcement that the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley will help make the dream of a university education possible for more...

COMMENTARY: Something’s off about Elizabeth Warren

By FROMA HARROP, Special to the Star Ed Rendell recently whacked Elizabeth Warren when she bashed Joe Biden for taking rich donors’ money. The former...

COMMENTARY: God takes a beating on television

By BRENT BOZELL and TIM GRAHAM, Special to the Star It’s a fallacy to suggest that in the news media, business trumps politics. CNN’s and MSNBC’s...

EDITORIAL: Free for all: Universal school meal plans deserve strong consideration

Dedicated consumers of news might have noticed a growing trend: students being “meal shamed” when they don’t have the money to pay for their...

COMMENTARY: Online baby pics do not always amuse

By FROMA HARROP, Special to the Star My Facebook feed often carries pictures of children whom I don’t know and, in the case of sonograms,...