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At Texas Border, Pandemic’s High Toll Lays Bare Gaps in Health and Insurance

EL PASO, Texas — Alfredo “Freddy” Valles was an accomplished trumpeter and a beloved music teacher for nearly four decades at one of the city’s poorest middle schools. He was known f...

‘It’s a Mission’: Volunteers Treat Refugees Massing at the Border

TIJUANA, Mexico — El Chaparral Plaza once teemed with tourists, street vendors and idling taxis. But the plaza, just outside the San Ysidro port of entry on the Mexican side of the border, now serves ...