College Commencement Then and Now

Student loan interest rates to increase

Interest rates go up Tuesday for students taking out new federal loans. This hike is relatively minimal but could foreshadow more increases …

U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agent Sanchez patrols along the Rio Grande near Wednesday, June 8, 2011 in Penitas, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Border security back in front of Texas lawmakers

Plans to ramp up patrols along the Texas-Mexico border at a potential cost of $1.3 million a week are getting new attention in the Capitol.