| Jul 16, 2014
| 8:09 PM
San Diego County Deputy Dist. Atty. Enrique Camarena, whose father was a Drug Enforcement Administration agent who was tortured and murdered in 1985 by a Mexican drug cartel, was appointed Wednesday to the local Superior Court by Gov. Jerry Brown....
| Jul 17, 2014
| 12:49 PM
In an odd and contradictory tale of abuse and protection, authorities say they rescued nearly 500 children from a shelter in the western state of Michoacan, where they were reportedly exposed to bug-infested food, rapes and filthy conditions.
| Jul 18, 2014
| 3:04 AM
The southern United States continues to be invaded by illegal aliens. Since most of this recent batch of aliens are children from Central America, the invasion has generated a lot of publicity, finger-pointing, angst, etc. The news reports show...
| May 30, 2014
In Mexico, the drug culture has spawned a genre of its own: Narcoliterature — a blend of fiction and, in some cases, investigative journalism — explores the realities of drug culture.
Narcoliterature titles are among Amazon's 100 best-...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 4:25 PM
Nine months ago, in The Wall Street Journal, a former Bush administration official described the sorry plight of children now streaming northward across the U.S.-Mexico border.
Hundreds of children, mostly from Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador, are...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 7:33 PM
A 12-year-old New Mexico boy who shot two students in his Roswell middle school was sentenced Wednesday to remain in state custody until he turns 21, the maximum allowed under state law.
The boy, who has not been identified because of his age, brought a...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 5:05 AM
A couple of weeks ago, sisters Karen and Sindy Laucel joined the exodus of youths from Central America, hoping to reconnect with their mother, who had left this farming village a decade ago in search of work in the U.S.
With so many heading north, now...
| Jun 29, 2014
For two implants and two crowns, Raife Nopson faced more than $15,500 in dental expenses. Her insurance only covered $1,500, so the Williamsburg resident did her Internet research and landed on Ocean Dental in Cancun, Mexico. The clinic offered the same...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 8:24 PM
Gov. Rick Perry told U.S. House committee members meeting in this border town Thursday that the most humanitarian response to tens of thousands of children from Central America surging across the border was to send them back as quickly as possible....
| Jul 4, 2014
| 3:41 PM
As Lievinne Mongu listened to the speakers at her naturalization ceremony, she reflected on her 14-year journey — from fear in the war-torn Democratic Republic of the Congo to asylum in the United States, a home in Silver Spring and a job with the...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Univision's World Cup coverage has set ratings records this summer, propelled by a production team of about 200 people on the ground in Brazil.
The quadrennial soccer tourney is a prime chance for Univision to show off its growing sports and news...