The Mexican-American War is "substantially underrated," says historian Peter Guardino. After annexing Texas in 1845, the United States' pursuit of territorial expansion led a military campaign south to Mexico. The conflict, which began in 1846 and ended by the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo in 1848, is also known under various other terms, including the "North American Intervention" – a more common distinction in Mexico.
The healthcare and bioscience sector is one of San Antonio's leading industries. In 2015, the industry had a $37 billion impact on the San Antonio economy and employed more than 1 out of 6 people with jobs in the city.
City officials are looking into ways to remove financial requirements and simplify the process of coordinating public demonstrations between event organizers, The City of San Antonio and the San Antonio Police Department.
For musicians and patrons of the San Antonio Symphony, the last few weeks have seen a dramatic turn of events as troubling management and union contract negotiations raised many questions about the symphony's future.
Outside of conflict zones, Mexico was the most dangerous place for journalists in 2017. The number of journalists killed in Mexico because of their reporting has "reached a historical high," according to a report by the Committee to Protect Journalists .
From Square and Venmo to Apple Pay and mobile apps custom-made by banks, there are numerous ways to exchange money or manage finances online and on-the-go. Ninety-four percent of consumers surveyed by the Federal Reserve in 2015 reported using a mobile phone to check an account balance or recent transactions, while 58 percent said they transferred money between accounts on a mobile phone. Are these digital technologies simply trends or do they have staying power? How are mobile apps and...
Based on music writer Michael Corcoran's interviews with hitmakers across the state, the latest edition of " All Over The Map " highlights the heroes of Texas music, both on the stage and behind the scenes.
A wave of uncertainty in America after the events of September 11, 2001, coincided with a time in New York City when rock 'n' roll was struggling to find its place. The years following led to a rebirth of the rock genre as we know it.