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  • How secure is the U.S.-Mexico border? [Video discussion]

     
    How secure is the U.S.-Mexico border? That is the question addressed by a front-page article published in Sunday's Los Angeles Times. At 2:30 p.m. Monday, The Times will hold a video chat on the subject. Times reporters wrote: Obama administration......
  • Caught in the current of reverse migration

    Caught in the current of reverse migration
    CUATRO MILPAS, MEXICO— In this hardscrabble farming village, an American teenager like Luis Martinez was bound to stand out. Raised on Little Caesars pizzas and Big Gulps, Luis, 13, was portly. The village kids, subsisting on bowls of chicken...
  • Stirring the pot

    Lawmakers in Maryland this year shied away from legalizing the medical use of marijuana by certain very ill patients under carefully controlled clinical conditions. Voters elsewhere, it seems, are not so cautious. On Tuesday, Colorado and Washington...
  • U.N. rights chief decries U.S. Border Patrol's 'excessive force'

     
    MEXICO CITY -- The United Nations’ High Commissioner for Human Rights criticized U.S. Border Patrol officers Thursday for resorting to “excessive use of force,” according to news reports, a week after a 16-year-old boy was fatally shotby...
  • Wounded Pakistani girl Malala now able to stand but battling infection

     
    Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani teenager who was shot by the Taliban for championing the right of girls to education, has been able to stand for the first time since the attack and is communicating by writing, a British hospital official said....
  • Bomb blast in Beirut kills at least 8

     
    A midday explosion rocked a busy commercial area of Beirut, leaving at least six dead and 78 injured in the Lebanese capital, according to official and media reports....
  • 'Fast and Furious' defendant gets prison for buying guns

     
    The first of 20 individuals indicted in 2011 on charges of buying high-powered firearms in Arizona to be used by Mexican drug gangs was sentenced Monday in San Diego federal court to 57 months in prison. Danny Cruz Morones, 24,......
  • U.S. returns more than 4,000 stolen antiquities to Mexico

     
    MEXICO CITY -- U.S. officials Thursday returned more than 4,000 pieces of stolen and looted pre-Columbian art and artifacts to the Mexican government, the result of 11 investigations. The recovery of the items, which include statues, hatchets and pottery,...
  • Suspected smugglers in Jeep try to jump border, but fence wins

     
    Suspected smugglers tried to go up and over the barrier at California’s Imperial Sand Dunes on a makeshift ramp. They didn't make it....
  • Enrique's Journey | Chapter One: Along the Tracks: Jose Enrique and Jose Luis

    Jose Enrique Oliva Rosa and Jose Luis Oliva Rosa, 15, are twins. Their father left their home in Honduras before they were born. Their mother went to work in Los Angeles when they were 6. Finally, a grandmother could no longer afford to feed them, so...
  • Enrique's Journey | Chapter Six: At Journey's End, a Dark River, Perhaps a New Life

    Enrique's Journey | Chapter Six: At Journey's End, a Dark River, Perhaps a New Life
    At 1 a.m., Enrique waits on the edge of the water. "If you get caught, I don't know you," says the man called El Tirindaro. He is stern. Enrique nods. So do two other immigrants, a Mexican brother and sister, waiting with him. They strip to their...