- The Latest: Mexican president to visit tornado-stricken city Updated: May-25-15 6:26 pm
5:15 p.m. CDT
- Twister kills 13 in Mexico border city; 12 missing in Texas Updated: May-25-15 5:40 pm
CIUDAD ACUNA, Mexico - A tornado raged through a city on the U.S.-Mexico border Monday, destroying homes, flinging cars like matchsticks and ripping an infant from its mother's arms. At least 13 people were killed, authorities said.
- Hundreds of taxi drivers march in Mexico against Uber Updated: May-25-15 4:30 pm
MEXICO CITY - Hundreds of taxi drivers marched through Mexico City Monday chanting "Uber Out!" and demanding city authorities ban the online ride service.
- Mexico officials stand by account of deadly ranch shootout Updated: May-25-15 3:46 pm
MORELIA, Mexico - Mexican officials stood by their account Monday of a shootout that killed 42 suspected criminals and one federal police officer last week, dismissing questions raised about the lopsided death toll.
- Independent candidate rides hatred of politics in Mexico Updated: May-25-15 2:32 pm
MEXICO CITY - Mexicans' disgust with corrupt, aloof, high-living politicians has a name, and it's El Bronco. The horseback-riding, boot-clad, tough-talking Jaime Rodriguez lives up to his nickname.
- Tornado kills 10 in Mexican border city of Ciudad Acuna Updated: May-25-15 10:59 am
MEXICO CITY - A tornado raged through the northern Mexico border city of Ciudad Acuna early Monday, killing at least 10 people, destroying homes and upending cars and other vehicles.
- Salvadorans rejoice as slain Archbishop Romero beatified Updated: May-23-15 5:11 pm
SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador - Archbishop Oscar Romero was beatified by Roman Catholic officials Saturday in an emotional ceremony elevating the once-controversial cleric to the ranks of the blessed 35 years after his assassination.
- Mexico to release water to lower Rio Grande Updated: May-23-15 2:25 pm
BROWNSVILLE, Texas - The Mexican government has announced plans to release excess water from reservoirs in the state of Nuevo Leon into the lower Rio Grande, actions expected to raise water levels in the border river.
- Americans' new defense will be in attack mode when possible Updated: May-23-15 2:47 am
SAN JOSE, California - Meghan Klingenberg figured she could go above and beyond to further build team camaraderie, and it involved a box of beautiful gourmet doughnuts for her teammates before a recent World Cup tuneup.
- Cartel surveillance cameras found in Mexican border city Updated: May-22-15 8:14 pm
CIUDAD VICTORIA, Mexico - A drug cartel in the northern state of Tamaulipas used at least 39 surveillance cameras to monitor the comings and goings of authorities in the city of Reynosa across the border from Texas, Mexican officials said Friday.
- Mexico officials: Bacterial infections sickened children Updated: May-22-15 7:01 pm
MEXICO CITY - Mexican health authorities say bacterial infections, and not contaminated vaccines, were responsible for the deaths of two infants and the sickening of 31 other babies earlier this month in the southern state of Chiapas.
- Son of ex-Honduran president faces US drug charges Updated: May-22-15 4:33 pm
NEW YORK - The son of former Honduran President Porfirio Lobo has been ordered held without bail on U.S. drug trafficking charges.
- Side story of slain Salvadoran archbishop: A family divided Updated: May-22-15 2:19 am
SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador - Maria Luisa de Martinez is one of the staunchest defenders of the memory of slain Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero.
- 3 bodies found near Mexico city occupied by vigilantes Updated: May-21-15 9:43 pm
ACAPULCO, Mexico - Mexican police found at least three dismembered bodies wrapped in blankets near a southern city where residents have reported that 10 people disappeared during a vigilante takeover earlier this month and six more went missing in previous months.
- Son of former Honduras president arrested in Haiti Updated: May-21-15 7:44 pm
TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras - The son of former President Porfirio Lobo was arrested in Haiti in an apparent anti-drug operation carried out by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration and Haitian authorities, the ex-president and the Honduran government confirmed Thursday.
- Correction: Deepening The Mississippi story Updated: May-21-15 6:24 pm
NEW ORLEANS - In a story May 19 about deepening the Mississippi River, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the expanded Panama Canal scheduled to open in 2016 would be able to accommodate ships with a draft of 60 feet. The canal will accommodate ships with a draft of 50 feet.
- Guatemala interior minister resigns amid political crisis Updated: May-21-15 6:16 pm
GUATEMALA CITY - Guatemala's interior minister and three other Cabinet officials stepped down Thursday amid a growing political crisis over corruption scandals that have prompted calls for President Otto Perez Molina and others close to him to resign.
- Nicaragua denies entry to French cartoonist Updated: May-20-15 11:14 pm
MANAGUA, Nicaragua - Nicaraguan officials denied entry to a French cartoonist who had been scheduled to speak on a panel paying homage to the French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo, though the reason remained unclear Wednesday.
- Sinaloa cartel enforcer 'Chino Antrax' pleads guilty in US Updated: May-20-15 6:27 pm
SAN DIEGO - A top enforcer for Mexico's Sinaloa cartel pleaded guilty Wednesday to drug charges in a wide investigation of the group in the United States.
- House panel votes to repeal country-origin meat labeling law Updated: May-20-15 4:38 pm
WASHINGTON - A House committee has voted to get rid of labels on packages of meat that say where the animals were born, raised and slaughtered.
- Goodell mentions Germany, Mexico for possible games Updated: May-20-15 3:27 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - A future regular-season NFL game in Mexico or Germany was discussed by NFL owners Wednesday.
- Lawyer: Jailed vigilante leader in Mexico to be moved Updated: May-20-15 2:26 pm
SEATTLE - A Seattle attorney representing a jailed vigilante leader in Mexico says she will be transferred to another prison facility in Mexico City where she'll have better access to medical attention, her family and her defense team.
- Guatemala arrests 16 in health care corruption scandal Updated: May-20-15 1:20 pm
GUATEMALA CITY - Guatemalan authorities have arrested more than a dozen public servants and private citizens in connection with a health care corruption case.
- Mexico files complaint against Maya duck-killing ceremony Updated: May-20-15 12:43 pm
MEXICO CITY - Mexican environmental authorities say they have filed an animal cruelty complaint over a ceremony practiced by a Mayan community in Yucatan state that includes ripping the head off a live duck.
- Beatification of Romero signals new understanding of martyr Updated: May-20-15 8:49 am
VATICAN CITY - The upcoming beatification of El Salvador Archbishop Oscar Romero is doing more than just giving Latin America its long-awaited saint-in-waiting. It has helped redefine the Catholic Church's concept of martyrdom and paved the way for others killed for doing God's work to follow in Romero's saint-making footsteps.