| Aug 6, 2014
| 9:20 PM
MEXICO CITY Mexico's plan to radically expand its energy sector passed its final legislative hurdle Wednesday, leaving behind 76 years of state monopoly for an uncertain future driven by competition.
The Mexican Senate voted 90-27 to pass the so-called...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 9:05 AM
The faces of frightened young children huddling together just inside our border are heartrending. Texas Gov. Rick Perry has the right attitude. Enough talk. Let's act.
Merely deploying National Guard units underscores the pressing need for a national...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 11:00 AM
Gov. Jerry Brown, on the third day of his trade mission here, signed two more agreements with Mexican officials on Tuesday.
The first, which was inked at the University of California's headquarters in Mexico City, is aimed at increasing collaboration in...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 12:11 PM
On Tuesday morning Gov.Jerry Brown was sitting in the second row of an armored, dark-blue sport utility vehicle as it hurtled toward the next stop of his four-day trade mission.
He was clutching a paper cup of coffee that overflowed onto his hand 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 30, 2014
| 9:35 PM
When the average Mexican family visits California, they probably hop in a car for a jaunt across the border. But California tourism officials who traveled here with Gov. Jerry Brown this week have their sights set on a more high-flying clientele.
| Aug 2, 2014
| 11:10 AM
Filmmaker Alex Rivera had the idea for his sci-fi movie "Sleep Dealer" back in 1997. At the time, he envisioned a future in which wars were fought via drone, the water supply was privatized by corporations and eager young workers at the Mexican border...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 5:48 PM
Gov. Jerry Brown is on a four-day trip to Mexico City to talk to government officials there about trade and immigration issues. That's a reasonable thing for a California governor to do. Brown is not traveling alone: Nine administration officials and 15...
| 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 27, 2014
| 9:14 PM
Gov. Jerry Brown's visit to this sprawling metropolis has all the hallmarks of an official state visit. He'll sign agreements with foreign officials, encourage businesses to invest in California and perhaps tour some of the city's cultural landmarks.
| Jul 26, 2014
| 12:08 PM
Surrounded by strangers in a dusty border town just south of the United States, 17-year-old Hilda Lopez bowed her head to pray — a rare moment of peace in a journey that had allowed little time for reflection.
Since leaving Guatemala three weeks...