- Pope Francis visit to celebrate Mexico's indigenous church Updated: Feb-07-16 1:53 pm
SAN CRISTOBAL DE LAS CASAS, Mexico - Pope Francis' visit to the heavily indigenous Mexican state of Chiapas appears aimed at celebrating the region's "Indian church," a mix of Catholicism and indigenous culture once considered a thorn in the side of standard liturgy by the Vatican.
- Raiders owner Mark Davis intrigued by Las Vegas as NFL city Updated: Feb-05-16 6:41 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - Owner Mark Davis has a sly response when it comes to his interest in moving the Oakland Raiders to Sin City.
- AP News Guide: A look at the 'affluenza' teen case Updated: Feb-05-16 6:16 pm
FORT WORTH, Texas - A Texas teenager who used an "affluenza" defense in a fatal drunken-driving wreck was moved to an adult jail on Friday to await a hearing over whether to transfer his case to the adult system.
- Texas authorities move 'affluenza' teen to adult jail Updated: Feb-05-16 6:04 pm
FORT WORTH, Texas - The Texas teenager who used an "affluenza" defense in a fatal drunken-driving wreck was transferred to an adult jail on Friday, a week after a judge initially refused to do so.
- Goodell proposes what might be called Odell Beckham Jr. Rule Updated: Feb-05-16 5:33 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - Call it the Odell Beckham Jr. Rule.
- Hola: Texans-Raiders in Mexico City on Nov. 21 Updated: Feb-05-16 5:26 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - Hola. The NFL is heading back to Mexico.
- 2nd group of Cuban migrants stuck in Costa Rica flown out Updated: Feb-05-16 4:56 pm
GUATEMALA CITY - A second group of Cuban migrants was traveling through Central America toward the United States on Friday after being stranded in Costa Rica for months when Nicaragua closed its border to them.
- Pope to OK use of indigenous languages for Mass in Mexico Updated: Feb-05-16 3:06 pm
VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis will issue a decree authorizing the use of indigenous languages in Mass celebrations when he travels to Mexico next week, one of the symbolic gestures he will make in defense of Indian rights in the country.
- Lawyer: Mexican actress willing to talk about drug capo Updated: Feb-04-16 10:56 pm
LOS ANGELES - An attorney for actress Kate del Castillo said Thursday she is willing to talk to Mexican authorities about her encounters with Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman and felt "betrayed" and "used" by actor Sean Penn, who wrote a lengthy article about his meeting with the drug kingpin after the actress introduced the two men.
- Once-stalled border bridge dedicated near El Paso Updated: Feb-04-16 8:09 pm
TORNILLO, Texas - An international bridge over the Rio Grande near El Paso opened for the first time Thursday after years of construction delays, giving officials hope it would be a boon for Texas-Mexico border commerce.
- AP Source: NFL planning game next season in Mexico Updated: Feb-04-16 5:18 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - The NFL is planning to play a regular-season game in Mexico City this year, with the Raiders hosting the Texans.
- Mexican court rules against development in Cancun mangrove Updated: Feb-04-16 3:56 pm
MEXICO CITY - A Mexican court has issued an injunction blocking further work on a real estate project in the Caribbean coast resort of Cancun that activists say has almost killed a mangrove swamp at the site.
- Zika affects plans for destination weddings, babymoons Updated: Feb-03-16 3:26 pm
Some travelers are trading in Caribbean and Latin American vacations for ski trips and Hawaii as they rethink destination weddings, babymoons and other getaways in light of the Zika virus.
- 2 Mexican doctors accused in $5M claims fraud against Aflac Updated: Feb-03-16 12:31 pm
McALLEN, Texas - Two Mexican doctors are accused of submitting more than 50,000 bogus claims to a U.S. insurance company in a $5 million benefits scam.
- Yoko Ono brings 'Land of Hope' peace exhibit to Mexico Updated: Feb-02-16 5:24 pm
MEXICO CITY - Yoko Ono has brought an anti-violence message to Mexico City with the opening of a participative-performance exhibit dubbed "Tierra de Esperanza," or "Land of Hope."
- Mexico remittances nearly $24.8B in 2015, topping oil income Updated: Feb-02-16 3:52 pm
MEXICO CITY - The central bank reported Tuesday that money sent home by Mexicans overseas hit nearly $24.8 billion last year, overtaking oil revenues for the first time as a source of foreign income.
- Cheap oil buoys consumers, shakes up global governments Updated: Feb-02-16 12:02 pm
Cheap oil will be sticking around for a while.
- Catholic leaders: El Paso faithful to receive papal blessing Updated: Feb-01-16 5:40 pm
EL PASO, Texas - Roman Catholic leaders in El Paso, Texas, say those attending a Sun Bowl telecast of Pope Francis' Mass in neighboring Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, will share in the papal blessing to be bestowed in Juarez.
- Mexico OKs 2 more permits to import medicinal cannabis Updated: Feb-01-16 5:10 pm
MEXICO CITY - The Mexican government is letting the parents of two more sick girls import a cannabis-derived medicine for their treatment.
- Weekend shootouts claim at least 18 lives in Mexico Updated: Feb-01-16 4:02 pm
CIUDAD VICTORIA, Mexico - At least 18 people including three minors were killed in shootouts in northern and southern Mexico over the weekend, state authorities reported.
- Mexico: Cross-border cartel sting netted 22 arrests, 2 dead Updated: Feb-01-16 2:33 pm
MEXICO CITY - Mexican authorities say a recent raid near the desert border with Arizona resulted in two drug cartel suspects killed and 22 more arrested.
- The Latest: Court hearing scheduled for 'affluenza' teen Updated: Jan-28-16 1:16 pm
FORT WORTH, Texas - The Latest on "affluenza" teenager Ethan Couch's deportation from Mexico (all times local):
- Mexico puts "affluenza" teen on plane to Texas Updated: Jan-28-16 11:13 am
MEXICO CITY - Uniformed Mexican immigration agents put "affluenza" teen Ethan Couch aboard a commercial flight to Dallas Texas Thursday morning, ending his month-long stay in Mexico.
- Woodward, Hulett to manage in World Classic qualifying Updated: Jan-27-16 5:27 pm
NEW YORK - Former big league infielder Chris Woodward will manage New Zealand in qualifying next month for the 2017 World Baseball Classic.
- Immigration at center of Pope's visit to Mexico-US border Updated: Jan-27-16 1:05 am
REYNOSA, Mexico - The young Salvadoran woman was robbed and forced to dodge kidnappers working for a drug cartel during her four-month odyssey to this border city of belching factories and swirling dust across the Rio Grande from Texas.