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  • Pictures in the News | July 2, 2014

     
    In Wednesday's Pictures in the News a rainbow stretches across the sky over the Baltic Sea island of Usedom, near Trassenheide, Germany. New Delhi: A boy somersaults into water as monsoon rains are expected to arrive at India's capital in a couple of...
  • 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...
  • The Week in Pictures | July 14-20, 2014

     
    Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. International news took the headlines this week as thousands of Israeli troops, backed by tanks, warplanes and gunboats, pressed deeper into the Gaza Strip as Palestinian militants returned fire...
  • 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...
  • Nearly 700 pounds of cocaine seized at San Clemente checkpoint

    Nearly 700 pounds of cocaine seized at San Clemente checkpoint
    Border Patrol agents have seized 670 pounds of cocaine from a car that was stopped at a checkpoint near San Clemente, authorities said. The agents said they became suspicious after the driver of the car, which was stopped at a checkpoint on Interstate 5...
  • Border Patrol ordered to stop shooting at vehicles, rock throwers

    Border Patrol ordered to stop shooting at vehicles, rock throwers
    WASHINGTON -- The head of the U.S. Border Patrol announced new rules Friday to limit agents from shooting at moving vehicles or people throwing rocks or other objects at agents, reversing a controversial policy that has led to at least 19 deaths. Border...
  • In the battle between rocks and bullets, Border Patrol does the right thing

    It looks like the U.S. Border Patrol has opted for a policy of common sense. As The Times editorial page wrote last week, and the news pages documented earlier, federal agents patrolling the Mexican border have been involved in dozens of...
  • Border Patrol restricts agents' use of force

    Border Patrol restricts agents' use of force
    WASHINGTON — The U.S. Border Patrol has restricted border agents' authority to shoot at moving vehicles or at people throwing rocks, changing a controversial policy that has contributed to at least 19 deaths since 2010. In a memo released Friday,...
  • Mexican law enforcement accused of firing on U.S. border agents

    Mexican law enforcement accused of firing on U.S. border agents
     A Mexican law enforcement helicopter crossed into U.S. airspace and fired two shots, just missing American Border Patrol agents and prompting a quick apology from Mexican authorities in what is the second incursion this year of Mexican forces into United...
  • Border Patrol to ship detained families from Texas to California

    Border Patrol to ship detained families from Texas to California
    Hundreds of families caught illegally crossing the border in Texas will be flown to Border Patrol stations in Southern California in the coming days, U.S. Customs and Border Protection said. Adults with children being held in overcrowded Border Patrol...