- Mexico: Death toll 23 after truck hits religious procession Updated: Jul-30-15 12:48 pm
MEXICO CITY - Authorities on Thursday raised the death toll to 23 in a central Mexico town where a truck lost control and slammed into a religious procession.
- Goalkeeper Jaime Penedo is leaving LA Galaxy after 2 years Updated: Jul-29-15 10:29 pm
CARSON, California - Goalkeeper Jaime Penedo says he is leaving the LA Galaxy after nearly two years with the defending MLS champions.
- El Salvador arrests gang leader suspected in bus attacks Updated: Jul-29-15 9:04 pm
SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador - Authorities arrested the leader of a gang believed responsible for a string of threats and attacks on bus drivers that has disrupted public transportation in El Salvador's capital, prosecutors said Wednesday.
- Uber cars bashed in Mexico, cabbies protest rideshare apps Updated: Jul-29-15 7:37 pm
MEXICO CITY - A raucous crowd attacked Uber drivers and their vehicles with clubs and stones outside the Mexico City airport, the company said Wednesday, as licensed taxi drivers demonstrated to demand a "total halt" to app-based rideshare services in the capital.
- Mexico declares 1st 'alert' over violence against women Updated: Jul-29-15 6:50 pm
MEXICO CITY - Activists on Wednesday hailed the Mexican federal government's first-ever "gender alert," declared for a central state in response to a high incidence of killings and disappearances of women.
- Astoria summer school helps children of migrant workers Updated: Jul-29-15 5:00 pm
ASTORIA, Oregon - Araceny Borja, 11, sat in a classroom at Astoria Middle School Thursday, only two months after she and her mother moved to the North Coast from Mexico for what she called "a better life."
- Pilot giving visitors a ride when fatal plane crash occurred Updated: Jul-29-15 12:31 pm
PIPESTONE, Minnesota - A family friend says two teenagers from Mexico who were killed, along with the pilot, in the crash of a small airplane in southwestern Minnesota were visiting relatives and wanted to take a plane ride before returning home.
- Run-in with reporter triggered Mexico coach Herrera's ouster Updated: Jul-29-15 10:20 am
MEXICO CITY - In the end it wasn't the middling on-field performance by Mexico's national soccer team that cost Miguel Herrera his job as head coach of "El Tri."
- Mexico sentences 5 men to 697 years for killings of 11 women Updated: Jul-28-15 11:46 pm
MEXICO CITY - Mexican prosecutors announced Tuesday that they had won "historic" convictions and sentences of 697 years in prison against five men for killing 11 women near the border city of Ciudad Juarez.
- 5.9 quake shakes Colombia-Panama border region Updated: Jul-28-15 9:39 pm
BOGOTA, Colombia - A strong earthquake shook a sparsely populated region along the border between Colombia and Panama on Tuesday evening. There were no early reports of damage or injuries.
- Mexico to clean seaweed from coast, monitor floating masses Updated: Jul-28-15 9:05 pm
MEXICO CITY - Mexican authorities say they are working to clean sargassum seaweed from 112 miles (180 kilometers) of the country's Caribbean coast and will try to prevent more from coming ashore.
- Mexican villagers bulldoze 18th century chapel Updated: Jul-28-15 6:40 pm
MEXICO CITY - Mexican officials said Tuesday they have filed a criminal complaint after villagers in the central state of Tlaxcala bulldozed a chapel from the 1700s.
- Police: Dallas airport security breach involved lovelorn man Updated: Jul-28-15 5:19 pm
GRAPEVINE, Texas - Police say a man blamed for a security breach at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport slipped onto a jet to try to stop his girlfriend from leaving.
- Some victims identified in 1 of 2 Midwest plane crashes Updated: Jul-28-15 3:14 pm
Two teenagers from Mexico were among the seven people killed when two small planes crashed separately within hours of one another in western Wisconsin and southwestern Minnesota, authorities said Tuesday.
- US Navy examines health concerns near Guantanamo court Updated: Jul-28-15 2:44 pm
MEXICO CITY - A complaint lodged with the Pentagon has prompted the U.S. Navy to look into the possible presence of anything that may cause cancer in a section of the base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, a military spokeswoman said Tuesday.
- Mexico struggles to clean seaweed surge from Cancun beaches Updated: Jul-28-15 9:45 am
MEXICO CITY - Authorities on Mexico's Caribbean coast said Monday they are redoubling efforts to remove tons of sargassum seaweed that has been washing ashore in recent weeks.
- Mexico national team coach allegedly hits TV journalist Updated: Jul-27-15 10:09 pm
MEXICO CITY - The coach of Mexico's national soccer team is known for his histrionic displays of emotion during games.
- Mexico finds cocaine diluted in fruit shipment from Colombia Updated: Jul-27-15 8:08 pm
MEXICO CITY - Customs and law enforcement personnel in Mexico say they found an undetermined amount of cocaine dissolved in fruit pulp imported from Colombia.
- Some buses halt runs in El Salvador's capital after killings Updated: Jul-27-15 8:01 pm
SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador - Some buses in the capital of El Salvador have stopped running after two drivers were killed and rumors circulated that the Central American country's "Mara" street gangs planned to burn buses.
- FDA bans some Mexican cilantro after feces found in fields Updated: Jul-27-15 5:59 pm
WASHINGTON - The Food and Drug Administration is banning imports of some fresh cilantro from Puebla, Mexico, after a government investigation found human feces and toilet paper in growing fields there.
- Judge: Immigrant kids should be freed from family detention Updated: Jul-27-15 5:29 pm
LOS ANGELES - A federal judge has ruled that immigrant children arriving on the U.S. border with their mothers should not be detained in secure detention facilities. But experts say it isn't entirely clear when they might get out.
- Amnesty: Mexico bodies report highlights 'shocking' crisis Updated: Jul-27-15 4:55 pm
MEXICO CITY - The discovery of 129 bodies in clandestine graves during months of searching for 43 missing students highlights a crisis of disappearances in Mexico, Amnesty International said Monday.
- 11 killed in violence in northeast Mexico Updated: Jul-27-15 3:43 pm
CIUDAD VICTORIA, Mexico - Eleven people, including two state police officers, have been killed in northeast Mexico along the Texas border, a state security official said Monday.
- CONCACAF known for corruption as much as soccer Updated: Jul-27-15 12:09 am
PHILADELPHIA - The banner moments of this year's CONCACAF Gold Cup belong to Panama.
- Mexico police bust greenhouses with genetically modified pot Updated: Jul-26-15 8:13 pm
MEXICO CITY - Federal authorities in Mexico say they arrested 22 Colombians and three Mexicans using greenhouses to grow genetically modified and cloned marijuana.