- Thousands of children crossed US-Mexico border in October Updated: Nov-25-15 11:15 am
SAN ANTONIO - U.S. Customs and Border Protection statistics show nearly 5,000 unaccompanied immigrant children were caught illegally crossing the U.S.-Mexico border in October, almost double the number from October 2014.
- Sulaimon helps No. 2 Maryland beat Illinois State 77-66 Updated: Nov-25-15 1:55 am
PUERTO AVENTURAS, Mexico - Maryland is getting used to playing from behind in the second half.
- Meeting in El Salvador on Cuban migrants ends in squabbling Updated: Nov-24-15 10:39 pm
SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador - A meeting between Central American officials and their counterparts from Ecuador, Colombia and Cuba broke down in squabbling Tuesday over how to deal with the problem of thousands of Cuban migrants stranded in Costa Rica.
- Sandra becomes a hurricane in eastern Pacific off Mexico Updated: Nov-24-15 10:00 pm
MIAMI - Sandra has become a hurricane in the eastern Pacific off Mexico and is expected to strengthen even further in the next couple of days.
- Rhode Island tops TCU 66-60 in Cancun Challenge Updated: Nov-24-15 9:24 pm
PUERTO AVENTURAS, Mexico - Rhode Island used some big shots and tough defense in the final stretch to post a 66-60 victory over TCU on Tuesday in the Cancun Challenge.
- 8 killed in 2 attacks in southern Mexico Updated: Nov-24-15 8:20 pm
ACAPULCO, Mexico - Authorities in Mexico said Tuesday that a total of eight people were killed in two separate attacks in the violent southern state of Guerrero.
- Convict on the run since 2009 is extradited to Arizona Updated: Nov-24-15 8:15 pm
PHOENIX - A convict who escaped from a Maricopa County courthouse during his 2009 trial on sexual assault charges has been extradited to Arizona.
- Marshall leads South Dakota State past Houston Baptist 92-68 Updated: Nov-24-15 5:55 pm
CANCUN, Mexico - Geroge Marshall scored 19, including three 3-pointers, and Deondre Parks added 17 points to help South Dakota State beat Houston Baptist 92-68 Tuesday.
- Edwards scores 17, Cleveland State beats Rider 57-52 Updated: Nov-24-15 5:00 pm
CANCUN, Mexico - Rob Edwards scored 17 and Andre Yates added 13 points to help Cleveland State beat Rider 57-52 Tuesday.
- 8 injured in fire at Mexican oil refinery Updated: Nov-24-15 3:41 pm
MEXICO CITY - Mexico's state-run oil company says a fire at one of its refineries has injured eight people.
- Social media helps drive historic Cuban exodus to US Updated: Nov-23-15 11:09 pm
PENAS BLANCAS, Costa Rica - As summer began to bake the central Cuban city of Sancti Spiritus, Elio Alvarez and Lideisy Hernandez sold their tiny apartment and everything in it for $5,000 and joined the largest migration from their homeland in decades.
- Magnitude-5.5 earthquake shakes Mexican capital Updated: Nov-23-15 4:28 pm
MEXICO CITY - An earthquake rattled central Mexico on Monday, swaying buildings in Mexico City. Some office workers rushed to the streets in the capital.
- Columbus to host US World Cup qualifier against Guatemala Updated: Nov-23-15 2:18 pm
CHICAGO - The U.S. will play its March 29 World Cup qualifier against Guatemala at Columbus, Ohio.
- Butterfly food: Residents urged to grow milkweed Updated: Nov-22-15 1:31 pm
CONWAY, Arkansas - Conservationists are working with wildlife lovers, gardeners, schools, farmers, cities and even highway representatives to make the annual journey of one small migrant more welcoming.
- South Dakota State holds on to beat TCU 76-67 Updated: Nov-21-15 6:23 pm
FORT WORTH, Texas - South Dakota State coach Scott Nagy found out a lot about his team in a gritty 76-67 victory over TCU on Saturday afternoon.
- 3 Syrians detained in St. Maarten, 1 stopped in Honduras Updated: Nov-21-15 5:40 pm
PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Three Syrians traveling with fake Greek passports are being held in the Dutch Caribbean island of St. Maarten, authorities said, while officials in the Central American nation of Honduras reported detaining a Syrian and two Pakistanis traveling by bus Saturday.
- WTO rules in favor of Mexico in dispute over US tuna labels Updated: Nov-20-15 11:30 pm
MEXICO CITY - The World Trade Organization has ruled in favor of Mexico in a trade dispute with the U.S., saying Washington's requirement for "dolphin-safe" tuna labels is unfair to Mexican fishermen.
- Mexico, US arrest 8 in binational sex-trafficking ring Updated: Nov-20-15 7:07 pm
MEXICO CITY - Mexican and U.S. authorities say eight people have been arrested in an international trafficking ring that forced women and underage girls into prostitution.
- Guatemalan woman smuggled immigrants from India into Texas Updated: Nov-20-15 3:09 pm
HOUSTON - A Guatemalan woman has pleaded guilty to helping smuggle immigrants from India into Texas via Mexico.
- Family, border dangers keep Mexicans from returning to US Updated: Nov-19-15 7:21 pm
TIJUANA, Mexico - There are many reasons for the historic reversal of migration between the U.S. and Mexico, according the Pew Research Center, which announced Thursday that more than 1 million Mexicans headed south to re-establish their lives in the last five years, while only 870,000 migrated north to the U.S.
- Study finds more Mexicans leaving the US than coming Updated: Nov-19-15 7:18 pm
SAN DIEGO - More Mexicans are leaving than moving into the United States, reversing the flow of a half-century of mass migration, according to a study published Thursday.
- 8 Syrian refugees turn themselves in at US-Mexico border Updated: Nov-19-15 5:58 pm
SAN ANTONIO - Eight Syrian refugees turned themselves in to immigration authorities along the U.S.-Mexico border this week, officials said Thursday. Their arrival and uncertainty about their future in the United States comes at a time of political upheaval over Syrian refugees following the deadly Paris attacks.
- Costa Rica says regional bloc to consider Cuban migrants Updated: Nov-19-15 5:25 pm
MANAGUA, Nicaragua - A Central American regional bloc will take up the issue of some 2,000 Cuban migrants denied entry by Nicaragua on their way to the United States, Costa Rican authorities said Thursday, in a case that has ramped up diplomatic tensions between the two countries.
- Honduras: Detained Syrians planned to seek refuge in US Updated: Nov-19-15 2:29 pm
MEXICO CITY - Four of the five Syrians detained in this Central American country with stolen Greek passports this week are students and all say they were fleeing their country in hopes of refuge in the United States, Honduran authorities said Thursday.
- Canadian newcomer Trudeau a fresh face among APEC leaders Updated: Nov-19-15 11:23 am
MANILA, Philippines - He's younger than the next youngest leader by six years and nearly a full generation behind the 60-year-old average age of his Pacific Rim peers.