| Aug 18, 2014
| 1:30 PM
Nearly a half century before Michael Brown and Officer Darren Wilson crossed paths on a street in Ferguson, Mo., a 21-year-old man named Marquette Frye was pulled over by the California Highway Patrol, just outside of Watts.
Both incidents unfolded on...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 2:48 PM
Marine Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi should not be a prisoner, and he should not be a pawn.
Tahmooressi, who has family and roots in Weston, was arrested in March by Mexican authorities when he crossed the border from California with three loaded firearms...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 11:28 AM
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Santa Fe, N.M., founded in 1610, is unique among cities in the United States. No other city looks like Santa Fe. Here three dominant cultures — Indian, Hispanic and Anglo — have coexisted and...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 8:18 PM
Surviving a roadside bomb and two concussions while serving two combat tours in Afghanistan are not the biggest challenges that Marine Corps Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi has faced.
"He would say that being in a Mexican prison is his most torturous...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 6:16 PM
President Obama faced sharp criticism for his immigration policies here Wednesday even as the White House stepped up efforts to cope with the tens of thousands of children and teens from Central America who have poured into Texas’ Rio Grande Valley....
| Jul 7, 2014
| 11:05 AM
A strong earthquake shook the border between Guatemala and Mexico on Monday, killing at least four people, including a newborn boy, damaging dozens of buildings and triggering landslides.
The 6.9 magnitude quake struck near the frontier. Much of the...
| Jul 23, 2014
| 11:20 AM
WASHINGTON Rep. Henry Cuellar has never been shy about breaking party ranks. But in recent weeks, the Laredo Democrat has taken that to new levels.
He alienated the White House by publicly and relentlessly prodding the president to visit the border...
| Jul 25, 2014
| 4:19 PM
Texas Gov. Rick Perry made headlines recently by ordering 1,000 National Guard troops to the border. This bravado comes at a price: $12 million a month. Perry plans to send the bill the federal government. That's one way to finance your presidential...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 7:30 PM
Texas Governor Rick Perry said on Monday he planned to send 1,000 Texas National Guard troops to the Mexican border to boost security during an influx of illegal immigration by children, a move that could increase pressure on President Barack Obama....
| Jul 10, 2014
| 2:44 PM
Children crossing the United States border with Mexico are teaching us a lesson in the power of the human spirit. A nation must be able to control its borders, but ours with Mexico is 2,000 miles long. It will always be porous. The Berlin Wall was about...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 10:05 AM
The White House asked the U.S. Congress for $3.7 billion in emergency spending on Tuesday to address a cross-border surge of children from Central America that is taxing public resources and causing a political headache for President Barack Obama.