A new level of despair spread among tens of thousands of migrants waiting on the Mexican border to seek refuge in the U.S. as the Trump administration began enforcing radical new restrictions Thursday on who qualifies for asylum.
By Cedar Attanasio, Julie Watson, Associated Press
In our Friday news wrap, U.S. businesses slowed their hiring in August amid global economic weakness and the tariff war with China. The Labor Department announced employers added a net of 130,000 jobs -- fewer than expected. Also, in Afghanistan,…
Activists say Mexico's crackdown has only forced migrants into greater desperation and more illicit, dangerous routes.
By Maria Verza, Christopher Sherman, Associated Press
Modern Mexico faced profound change 100 years ago, when revolution toppled a dictatorship, and the country has remained in a state of political evolution ever since. Mexico City native Joaquin Segura draws inspiration from the growing pains of the region…
By Lulu Garcia Navarro
By Mark Stevenson, Associated Press
The number of homicides soared to near 35,000 last year, far more than the 27,000 homicides during the last drug war's peak in 2011.
By Joshua Barajas
For about 40 minutes, three pink seesaws bobbed up and down, up and down, along the U.S.-Mexico border, uniting children from both countries in a rare moment of shared play. The artists behind the installation argue that the playful nature…
By Felicia Fonseca, Associated Press
For the seven states relying on the Colorado River, climate change means a future with increasingly less water for farms and cities.
By Amy Guthrie, Associated Press
Mexico's government said it considers a shooting at a crowded department store in El Paso, Texas that left seven of its citizens dead an "act of terrorism" against Mexicans and hopes it will lead to changes in U.S. gun laws.
By Ashraf Khalil, Associated Press
A federal judge said Wednesday that the Trump administration can enforce its new restrictions on asylum for people crossing the U.S.-Mexico border while lawsuits challenging the policy play out.
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