| Jun 20, 2014
| 6:00 AM
The unwanted distinction of biggest bust at the previous World Cup boiled down to two longtime heavyweights, France and Italy.
Neither won a single match. France (0-2-1), torn apart by infighting, eked out just one goal. Italy (0-1-2) did marginally...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 9:31 PM
During Sunday Mass at a sunlit cathedral in downtown Los Angeles, a 22-year-old woman stepped timidly to a podium and began her story.
"My name is Dunia Cruz," she said in Spanish. "I came here from Honduras."
As she spoke of the gang violence that...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 4:37 AM
Cuando Génesis, de nueve años, se bajó del avión en Honduras después de haber sido deportada desde Estados Unidos, estaba entusiasmada con la idea de ver a sus primos.
Pero para su madre, Victoria Córdova, el regreso es aterrador: teme morir si no...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 3:00 AM
The increasingly costly and divisive border crisis is pushing federal investigators to crack down on money-laundering schemes they say are being used to smuggle thousands of Central American children into the United States.
Agents from the Department of...
| Jul 23, 2014
Texas Gov. Rick Perry has a response to the crisis of unaccompanied children crossing our southern border. He's calling up the National Guard. To do what? Provide day care?
After all, this latest wave of undocumented immigrants is making headlines...
| 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...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Tens of thousands of Central American children, some accompanied by adults but most traveling alone, have surged across the U.S.-Mexican border in recent months. The flood has swamped the border security infrastructure as well as the youth housing...
| 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 5, 2014
| 7:20 PM
President Obama and his aides have repeatedly sought to dispel the rumors driving thousands of children and teens from Central America to cross the U.S. border each month with the expectation they will be given a permiso and allowed to stay.
| Jul 8, 2014
Got a busload of immigrant children? We'll scream at 'em.
Got a problem with gun violence? We'll flaunt our assault rifles in the aisles of Target.
Worried about the environment? Too bad, sucker, we're busy customizing our pickup trucks with...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Empty energy drinks and rusted baby formula cans litter the moss-covered banks of the Lempa River near this country's northern border, marking the trails where, until recently, migrants — some of them children — made their way into Guatemala...