- Fierce gunbattle kills 43 in west Mexico cartel territory Updated: May-23-15 12:07 am
ECUANDUREO, Mexico - The latest in a series of clashes between Mexican authorities and a powerful, fast-growing drug cartel turned into the deadliest confrontation in recent memory, with 42 suspected gang gunmen and one Federal Police officer killed during a three-hour firefight at a remote western ranch.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- South Dakota Stockgrowers support country-of-origin labeling Updated: May-19-15 11:05 am
SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota - Congress should not hastily act on repealing country-of-origin meat labeling in the wake of a World Trade Organization ruling against the labels, South Dakota Stockgrowers Association President Bob Fortune said.
- Rights agency: Mexico should transfer jailed vigilante Updated: May-19-15 10:41 am
MEXICO CITY - Mexico's National Human Rights Commission says a jailed vigilante leader should be transferred to another prison and allowed to see relatives who live in the United States.
- ND Stockmen's urges Congress to repeal meat-labeling law Updated: May-19-15 9:05 am
BISMARCK, North Dakota - A World Trade Organization ruling on meat labeling could lead to heavy tariffs that will hurt ranchers and Congress should repeal the country-of-origin labeling law, North Dakota Stockmen's Association President Steve Brooks said.
- Shoppers could soon have difficulty finding meat's origin Updated: May-18-15 6:17 pm
WASHINGTON - Shoppers could soon have a harder time finding out where some of their red meat comes from.
- Official: University of Texas football could play in Mexico Updated: May-18-15 8:51 am
AUSTIN, Texas - University of Texas athletic director Steve Patterson says the Longhorns could play football in Mexico City by 2020 as UT considers expanding its brand internationally.
- Leroux and Wambach each score twice, US beats Mexico 5-1 Updated: May-18-15 1:24 am
CARSON, California - Sydney Leroux realized what she'd been missing.
- Youths accused of torture-murder of 6-year-old in Mexico Updated: May-17-15 2:58 pm
MEXICO CITY - Prosecutors in a Mexican border state say a group of youths aged 11 to 15 tortured, killed and buried a 6-year-old boy as part of what they considered "playing."
- Movie shot in Mexico City takes on Trotsky's assassination Updated: May-17-15 12:04 am
MEXICO CITY - It's a tale of love, betrayal and history's most famous murder by ice pick.
- Mom, daughter land in US after Mexico judge returns custody Updated: May-16-15 2:37 pm
FRESNO, Texas - A Texas woman and her long-missing daughter arrived Saturday morning in Houston, ending an eight-year cross-border case that had mistakenly sent another girl to the U.S. against her will.
- Mexico court orders school to compensate child for bullying Updated: May-15-15 10:54 pm
MEXICO CITY - Mexico's Supreme Court has for the first time ordered a school to compensate a child for bullying by classmates, ruling that a teacher encouraged the harassment.
- 2 political candidates fatally shot in restive Mexico states Updated: May-15-15 4:59 pm
MEXICO CITY - A candidate for mayor was shot to death in western Mexico and a man running for city council was gunned downed in southern Mexico, bringing to at least three the number of candidates killed in the run-up to the June 7 midterm elections.
- Mexico farmworkers reach agreement with government, employer Updated: May-15-15 1:58 pm
MEXICO CITY - Mexican farmworkers fighting low wages and poor working conditions in the border state of Baja California have reached an agreement with the government and their employers.
- Big rig, bus crash in Mexico, killing 9 factory employees Updated: May-15-15 1:55 pm
CIUDAD VICTORIA, Mexico - Officials say at least nine workers are dead and seven more injured after a big-rig truck and a factory bus collided in northern Mexico.
- Confident Delta CEO predicts fewer flight delays this summer Updated: May-15-15 8:37 am
ATLANTA - Delta Air Lines CEO Richard Anderson leans back in his chair, smiles and explains why he's so happy.
- Mexico's odd Green Party reaping success - and criticism Updated: May-15-15 12:22 am
MEXICO CITY - Mexico's Green Party is not very green. Yet like many "green" products on supermarket shelves, it has benefited from a very slick marketing campaign, one that has made it the country's fastest-growing - and arguably most controversial - party.
- Mexico: 44 migrants held captive were told they were in US Updated: May-14-15 9:19 pm
HERMOSILLO, Mexico - A group of rescued migrants believed they had made it to the United States but were actually being kept in captivity by human smugglers, Mexican officials said Thursday.