| Jul 16, 2014
Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in McAllen, Texas, where immigrants wait in a holding cell at the U.S. Border Patrol station. Supporters of Jose Antonio Vargas, who was eventually released, held a vigil near the facility for those still inside....
| Jul 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...
| Jul 19, 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...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 2:47 PM
SAN DIEGO — An American citizen died while in custody of the U.S. Border Patrol after being arrested on suspicion of possession of marijuana, authorities said.
The death occurred early on Christmas Day at the Border Patrol's Campo Station in...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 4:58 PM
TUCSON — For months, even in the 100-degree-plus desert heat, Alejandro Castear always grabbed a heavy sweater when he left his southern Arizona home.
The sweater wasn't to wear, he says, but to fend off chilling memories of his time in a freezing...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 12:29 PM
WASHINGTON — After a contentious debate, a Senate panel on Wednesday approved President Obama’s pick for the No. 2 job at the Department of Homeland Security without a single Republican vote.
The party-line maneuver opens the way for the...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 6:26 PM
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...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 1:34 PM
WASHINGTON — The firearms dealer caught up in the Justice Department’s Fast and Furious scandal has won an early release from prison after a federal judge ruled that prosecutors overcharged him in alleging he sold high-powered weapons to...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 7:30 AM
In his scathing and deeply reported examination of the U.S. Border Patrol, Todd Miller argues that the agency has gone rogue since the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, trampling on the dignity and rights of the undocumented with military-style tactics....
| Apr 1, 2014
| 8:52 PM
WASHINGTON — Two heavily armed, camouflaged Mexican soldiers crossed 50 yards inside Arizona in January and drew their guns against U.S. Border Patrol agents who confronted them in a tense standoff, according to documents obtained by The Times/...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 12:25 PM
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.