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  • Pictures in the News | September 9, 2014

     
    Tuesday's Pictures in the News begins in California, where the wilderness near Yosemite National Park's iconic Half Dome has been completely evacuated as a wind-driven wildfire continued to spread through the area Tuesday. The Meadow fire, last measured...
  • ACLU seeks name of Border Patrol agent who killed Mexican teenager

    ACLU seeks name of Border Patrol agent who killed Mexican teenager
    Civil rights attorneys are trying to block the federal government from permanently sealing the name of a U.S. Border Patrol agent who opened fire north of the border, killing a Mexican teenager who was on Mexican soil nearly two years ago. Earlier...
  • Obama shows how to stop immigration reform

     Obama shows how to stop immigration reform
    We've seen many political figures contort their words and parse their actions. Comes with the territory. So we're not 100 percent shocked by President Barack Obama's decision to delay taking executive action on immigration. Not shocked, but mystified by...
  • Gutierrez is Texas-bound to see how immigrant minors are being treated

     Gutierrez is Texas-bound to see how immigrant minors are being treated
    U.S. Rep. Luis Gutierrez of Illinois will be among 12 members of Congress to visit a section of the U.S. border Thursday and Friday where tens of thousands of children have crossed into the country, his office announced Wednesday. Gutierrez, a Democrat,...
  • Militias patrolling Texas border draw scrutiny, concern

    Masked militias have arrived in South Texas with semiautomatic rifles and tactical gear, causing a stir not only in border communities, but among state officials. News of the militias has spread at a time when the border has grown more militarized in...
  • Man tries to hang himself from U.S.-Mexico border fence in Calexico

    Man tries to hang himself from U.S.-Mexico border fence in Calexico
    A 27-year-old man tried to hang himself from the border fence in Calexico, authorities said Monday. A U.S. Border Patrol agent near 1st Street saw the man scaling the fence with a rope on the Mexico side about 7 p.m. Sunday, the Press-Enterprise...
  • 30-year sentence in killing of Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry

    TUCSON -- A federal judge sentenced a Mexican man to 30 years in prison Monday for the 2010 killing of Border Patrol Agent Brian A. Terry, a slaying that led to the unraveling of the failed federal gun-tracking operation known as Fast and Furious....
  • Enrique's Journey | Chapter Five: Notes About Sources

    Bullhorns: written from interviews with Enrique and Rio Grande camp dweller Hernan Bonilla. Words agent shouted through the bullhorn: from Bonilla, confirmed by Enrique. Lost phone numbers: from Deacon Esteban Ramirez Rodriguez of Parroquia de Guadalupe...
  • Child migrants overwhelm U.S immigration policy [Letter]

    Just when I thought there'd be a solution to illegal immigration, there's a horror story like the one about the U.S. holding thousands of children who crossed the border illegally for deportation ("Feds look to Baltimore to shelter immigrant children,"...
  • Mexican man gets 30 years in killing of Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry

    TUCSON — A Mexican man was sentenced to 30 years in prison Monday for Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry's slaying, which led to the unraveling of the failed federal gun-tracking operation known as Fast and Furious. Manuel Osorio-Arellanes, 37, who...
  • A grim wait for migrants at Border Patrol station in McAllen, Texas

    A grim wait for migrants at Border Patrol station in McAllen, Texas
    The cells at the U.S. Border Patrol station were once again full, the air fetid with body odor. Women clutched babies in diapers, boys crowded the cell windows, and men were splayed shoulder to shoulder across the floors. That's an improvement...