Weary migrants still far reaching US border

World 10/23/18, 09:05

Thousands of Central American migrants awoke Tuesday in a makeshift encampment in a rain-soaked town square in far-southern Mexico, some weary, foot-sore and coughing, still distant from their goal of reaching the U.S. border.The caravan, estimated to include more than 7,000 people, had advanced about 45 miles (75 kilometers) since ...

Explains: The growing migrant caravan on way to US border

World 10/23/18, 00:10

The caravan of Central American migrants moving through Mexico toward the U.S. border has bloomed to more than 7,000 people. Here's why the caravan is bigger than previous ones and drawing so much attention.__WHAT IS THE CARAVAN?The caravan is largely made up of young men and women with children fleeing ...

Update: 1st migrants arrive in Huixtla after 8-hour walk

America 10/22/18, 22:20

The latest on the caravan of Central Americans trying to reach the United States (all times local):6:30 p.m.The first waves of Central Americans in a huge migrant caravan have begun arriving in the southern Mexico town of Huixtla after an exhausting eight-hour walk.The first to arrive are quickly staking out ...

PBS docuseries ‘Native America’ recreates cultures pre-1492

Entertainment 10/22/18, 22:11

The story of Native America taught in U.S. public schools usually begins at contact with European explorers. Children then get lessons about Thanksgiving, maybe the Trail of Tears or the 19th century wars over the removal of tribes in the American West. Rarely discussed is life in the Americas before ...

Dangerous Cat 4 Hurricane Willa closes in on Mexico coast

World 10/22/18, 20:10

Authorities rushed to evacuate low-lying areas and set up shelters as an "extremely dangerous" Hurricane Willa with winds of 145 mph (230 kph) headed toward a Tuesday afternoon landfall along a stretch of Mexico's Pacific coast dotted with high-rise resorts, surfing beaches and fishing villages.Farther south, meanwhile, Mexican officials reported ...

Dropping ‘Zero Tolerance’ Signaled Open Door for Illegal Immigrants

Opinion 10/22/18, 09:23

Feeling the political heat over separating families of illegal immigrants, President Donald Trump took executive action in June to scale back his “zero tolerance” policy for border crossers. But under existing law, this had fairly predictable results, immigration experts said. “Catch and release is not an official policy, but it is the ...

‘Extremely dangerous’ Hurricane Willa aims for Mexico

America 10/22/18, 02:58

Hurricane Willa grew into a potentially catastrophic Category 5 storm and swept toward Mexico’s Pacific coast with winds of 160 mph (260 kph) Monday, threatening a stretch of high-rise resort hotels, surfing beaches and fishing villages. The hurricane was expected to pass over or near the Islas Marias — a set ...

Growing caravan of migrants pushes deeper into Mexico

America 10/22/18, 00:09

Thousands of Honduran migrants hoping to reach the U.S. stretched out on rain-soaked sidewalks, benches and public plazas in the southern Mexico city of Tapachula, worn down by another day's march under a blazing sun.Keeping together for strength and safety in numbers, some huddled under a metal roof in the ...

Photos: Migrant caravan reaches to 5,000, ready to advance toward US

America 10/21/18, 19:35

Migrant caravan numbers swelled to about 5,000 overnight and at first light they set out walking toward the Mexican town of Tapachula, 10 abreast in a line stretching approximately a mile (1.5 kilometers). Several hundred more already had applied for refugee status in Mexico and an estimated 1,500 were still on ...

Migrant caravan swells to 5,000, stretching a mile to advance toward US

America 10/21/18, 17:49

A growing throng of Central American migrants resumed their advance toward the U.S. border in southern Mexico on Sunday, overwhelming Mexican government attempts to stop them at the border. Their numbers swelled to about 5,000 overnight and at first light they set out walking toward the Mexican town of Tapachula, 10 ...

Update: Growing migrant caravan renews march to US

America 10/21/18, 08:52

The Latest on the caravan of Central American migrants hoping to reach the United States (all times local):7:40 a.m.A migrant caravan whose numbers swelled overnight to an estimated 5,000 people at the Mexico-Guatemala border has resumed its march toward the U.S. frontier.The migrants had grown frustrated with Mexico's attempts to ...

Migrant caravan re-forms in Mexico, members vow to reach US

America 10/21/18, 00:09

Despite Mexican efforts to stop them at the border, about 2,000 Central American migrants swam or rafted across a river separating that country from Guatemala, re-formed their mass caravan in Mexico and vowed to resume their journey toward the United States.A Central American migrant walks off the shore on the ...

Vettel fastest in last practice at US Grand Prix

Sports 10/20/18, 15:31

Sebastian Vettel topped the last practice at the U.S. Grand Prix on Saturday, offering a taste of Ferrari power in what could be a last-ditch effort to deny Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton the season championship.Vettel must beat championship leader Hamilton or at least finish within seven points of him on Sunday ...

Questions and answers about state of the US-Mexico border

U.S. 10/20/18, 11:58

Immigration has again become a hot political issue as President Donald Trump portrays the Mexico border in a state of crisis, underscored by dramatic images of a caravan of Central American migrants moving toward the U.S. and dozens of people climbing the border fence in Arizona.The Border Patrol released video ...

‘We are hungry!” Migrants wail at Mexico-Guatemala border

America 10/20/18, 00:11

A standoff between thousands of Central American migrants trying to reach the United States and Mexican police stretched through the night with some migrants hanging from the closed border gate wailing "there are children here" while others slept on the crowded bridge linking Guatemala to Mexico.Members of the caravan of ...

Naco residents offered immunizations in wake of sewage spill

Health 10/19/18, 23:45

Cochise County will offer immunizations later this month to residents of a border town affected by a sewage spill. County health officials said Thursday a second clinic for adults who live and work in Naco will be held Oct. 26. The clinic will have vaccines for Hepatitis A and B and Tetanus ...

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