Promise Zone Status May Lift San Antonio Children Out of Poverty

PHOTO: The National Center on Family Homelessness reported this year that Texas has the largest number of homeless children in the nation with a total of some 337,000 children without permanent housing.

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Homeland Security: No evidence ISIS plotting to cross southern border

Francis Taylor, another official with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), told members of Congress last week there has been social media chatter among ISIS followers about a potential border crossing, but the group poses no imminent threat to targets within the U.S. Texas Gov. Rick Perry, Sen. Rand Paul (Ky.), House Speaker John Boehner (Ohio), and others have urged the Obama administration to review its border policies to ensure that ISIS fighters cannot sneak across the border.