Mexico gets 1st leftist leader after 32 years of technocrats

World 12/01/18, 00:03

Mexicans are getting more than just a new president Saturday. The inauguration of leftist Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador will mark a turning point in one of the world's most radical experiments in opening markets and privatization.Mexico long had a closed, ...

Trump administration vows to prosecute migrants in future

Politics 11/30/18, 17:07

Trump administration officials are vowing to address some of issues that forced them to decide against criminally prosecuting any of the 42 members of a Central American migrant caravan arrested last weekend. The migrants had crossed the U.S.-Mexico border illegally during ...

US to keep about 4,000 troops at border through January

Politics 11/30/18, 16:02

The number of U.S. active duty troops at the southern border will drop from 5,600 to about 4,000, and their deployment will be extended through the end of January, under a new request from Homeland Security, U.S. officials said Friday. Defense ...

New leftist president promises transformation of Mexico

World 11/30/18, 00:04

Mexico's incoming president, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, is folksy, plain-spoken, and spontaneous — perhaps too much so for financial markets, which have been roiled in advance of his inauguration Saturday. Lopez Obrador is the first president since the Mexican Revolution to ...

As G-20 summit opens, contentious issues loom on sidelines

World 11/30/18, 00:02

Heads of state from the world's leading economies were invited to the Group of 20 summit to discuss issues like development, infrastructure and investment. As the gathering officially kicks off Friday, those themes seem like afterthoughts, overshadowed by contentious matters ...

California governor-elect: State must face border crisis

U.S. 11/29/18, 18:48

California Gov.-elect Gavin Newsom said Thursday the state must do more to address what he called a "humanitarian crisis" at the border with Mexico. Newsom said he planned to discuss the large caravans of Central American migrants when he attends Mexico's ...

Warnings grow over unsanitary conditions in Tijuana shelter

America 11/29/18, 16:03

Aid workers and humanitarian organizations expressed concerns Thursday about the unsanitary conditions at the sports complex in Tijuana where more than 6,000 Central American migrants are packed into a space adequate for half that many people and where lice infestations ...

APNewsBreak: No one arrested in border clash is prosecuted

U.S. 11/29/18, 14:52

No criminal charges will be filed against any of the 42 people associated with a caravan of Central American migrants who were arrested in a clash that ended with U.S. authorities firing tear gas into Mexico. The Associated Press has learned ...

‘Roma’ named best film by New York film critics

Entertainment 11/29/18, 14:09

Alfonso Cuaron's "Roma" has dominated the New York Film Critics Circle Awards, winning best film, best director and best cinematography.The overwhelming show of support for "Roma" by the critics group on Thursday wasn't a surprise. Cuaron's film is Netflix's most ...

Sinclair distances itself from commentary after protest

Entertainment 11/29/18, 12:32

The Sinclair Broadcast Group is distancing itself from commentary by its chief political analyst Boris Epshteyn, who this week supported the Trump administration's efforts to stop migrants at the U.S. border with Mexico. The commentary has triggered protests, and the National ...

Texas ruling may allow licensing of migrant family detention

U.S. 11/28/18, 19:28

A Texas appeals court's ruling Wednesday could allow state authorities to formally license two detention centers that house thousands of immigrant families, something advocates warn might lead to the unlimited detention of migrant children. Two facilities in the South Texas cities ...

US to appeal judge’s order barring asylum restrictions

Politics 11/27/18, 19:37

President Donald Trump's administration on Tuesday said it would appeal a judge's order barring it from enforcing a ban on asylum for any immigrants who illegally cross the U.S.-Mexico border, after the president's attack on the judge prompted an extraordinary ...

Update: US says 42 were arrested in border confrontation

Politics 11/27/18, 17:32

The Latest on the Trump administration's position on the migrant caravans (all times local): 2:30 p.m. U.S. authorities say they made 42 arrests during a confrontation with migrants at the border separating San Diego from Tijuana, Mexico. That number is lower than initially ...

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