- Trimble leads No. 2 Maryland past Rhode Island 86-63 Updated: Nov-25-15 11:58 pm
PUERTO AVENTURAS, Mexico - Melo Trimble scores 17 points on 7-for-7 shooting, and No. 2 Maryland beat Rhode Island 86-63 on Wednesday night in the Cancun Challenge.
- Mexico says it's closing in on tiger that escaped month ago Updated: Nov-25-15 10:08 pm
MEXICO CITY - A tiger named "Ankor" marked a full month on the run Wednesday, having evaded capture since he escaped from a restaurant zoo and disappeared into what appears to be a very tiger-friendly habitat on Mexico's southern Pacific coast.
- Trent scores 19, TCU beats Illinois State 71-60 Updated: Nov-25-15 9:33 pm
PUERTO AVENTURAS, Mexico - Malique Trent scored 19 points, Vladimir Brodziansky had 16 points and nine rebounds, and TCU beat Illinois State 71-60 on Wednesday in the Cancun Challenge.
- Mexico rights body: Police used excessive force in 6 deaths Updated: Nov-25-15 7:50 pm
MEXICO CITY - Mexico's governmental human rights commission said Wednesday that excessive use of force by federal police resulted in six civilian deaths in a confrontation last January, including a person who was shot dead while lying wounded on the ground and posing no threat.
- Parks leads South Dakota State past Cleveland State 77-66 Updated: Nov-25-15 5:11 pm
CANCUN, Mexico - Deondre Parks led a balanced attack with 18 points and South Dakota State won the Mayan Division of the Cancun Challenge with a 77-66 win over Cleveland State on Wednesday.
- Thousands of children crossed US-Mexico border in October Updated: Nov-25-15 5:02 pm
SAN ANTONIO - Nearly 5,000 unaccompanied immigrant children were caught illegally crossing the U.S. border with Mexico in October, almost double the number from October 2014, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection data.
- 2 massacres in 12 hours leave 15 dead in Honduras Updated: Nov-25-15 5:01 pm
MEXICO CITY - Two massacres that killed 15 people in less than 12 hours rocked Honduras and left the country's top police official in tears Wednesday.
- Okereafor scores 16, Rider beats Houston Baptist 67-56 Updated: Nov-25-15 2:43 pm
CANCUN, Mexico - Teddy Okereafor scored 16, including four 3-pointers, and Xavier Lundy added 11 points to lead Rider to a 67-56 win over Houston Baptist in the Cancun Challenge on Wednesday.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.