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This comes after Speaker Nancy Pelosi called President Donald Trump's offer of temporary protection of migrants a 'non-starter'
(UPDATED) Scores of locals with jerrycans and buckets had been collecting gasoline pouring from the pipeline when the blast occurred on Friday, according to witnesses
A former mistress of Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman testifies that the cartel leader lured her into a life as a drug trafficker
The migrants are mostly fleeing poverty and crime in Central America's 'Northern Triangle' – El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras
The unusual deployment was supposed to end in mid-December, but the Department of Homeland Security asked that it be extended until January, a date which is now further prolonged
(UPDATED) 'A total waste of time,' Trump tweets about his White House meeting with top Democratic congressional leaders. 'I said bye-bye, nothing else works!'
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The magistrates cut their own salaries by 25% after they were criticized by Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador
(3rd UPDATE) 'I have invited congressional leadership to the White House tomorrow to get this done. Hopefully, we can rise above partisan politics in order to support national security,' says Trump
Democratic leaders respond to Donald Trump's planned speech by calling for equal airtime to rebut the president's 'malice and misinformation'
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Around 100 migrants are involved in the New Year's border crossing attempt
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As night falls and people on both sides of the frontier prepare to celebrate New Year's Eve, the migrants try to cross over but at least two smoke bombs are hurled and they ultimately hold back
Outgoing White House chief John Kelly's remarks oppose President Trump's rhetoric on the US-Mexico border
(2nd UPDATE) In a burst of early morning tweets US President Donald Trump says the alternative to funding his hugely controversial wall project would be total separation from Mexico
A chopper carrying Puebla state governor Martha Erika Alonso and her husband, Senator Rafael Moreno Valle, plummets to the ground on Christmas Eve, December 24
(UPDATED) While most critical security functions remain operational, the effects of the budget wrangling and uncertainty have cast an air of chaos over the capital
US President Donald Trump doubles down on his demand for funding for a US-Mexico border wall which Democrats in Congress refuse to support
Republican Senator Ted Cruz lamented the bill's passage, calling it a 'missed opportunity to deliver on the promises made to the American people'
'Roma' will be the first film screened there for the public , a move that dovetails with Cuaron's own bid to transform the filmmaking industry
'We're at your disposal to answer your questions. There are no limits, no censorship... The media are instruments to keep the people informed,' Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador tells reporters
The United States and Mexico are grappling with how to handle the thousands of Central American migrants who are camped at the common border -- in the short and long terms
The new president inherits a sticky set of problems from his unpopular predecessor, Enrique Peña Nieto
Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador will give a second speech at the National Palace, where the long disused seat of power is and where he plans to install his offices
Shortly before the summit kicks off, Donald Trump's 'America First' charge will bear fruit with the signing in Buenos Aires of a successor to the North American free trade pact NAFTA
(3rd UPDATE) Border officials in San Diego, California, say on Twitter they temporarily closed the San Ysidro crossing point – one of the busiest between the two countries – to both vehicular and pedestrian traffic. The order was lifted some hours later.
(UPDATED) Migrants seeking asylum in the United States via its southern border will need to wait in Mexico while their claims are processed
The increased tension over the presence of a thousands-strong migrant caravan comes as Donald Trump marks Thanksgiving Day by threatening to close the border if he thinks Mexico has lost control of it
American troops on the border with Mexico can intervene to quell violence but will be armed only with batons, says Defense Minister Jim Mattis
Jesus Zambada, a government informant held in US custody since 2008, says the bribes were delivered in person to Genaro Garcia Luna, Mexico's former public security minister, in 2005-2006
(UPDATED) US District Judge Jon Tigar in San Francisco issues a temporary restraining order against the Trump proclamation, thus granting a request from human rights groups that have sued shortly after the order was announced
Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman, one of the world's most notorious criminals, is on trial in New York after twice escaping from prison in Mexico
'It's not a story about a bad guy,' says Diego Luna of 'Narcos: Mexico'
The two are among a record number of Native Americans who ran in the midterm elections for congressional seats, governor's offices, state legislatures and other elected posts
(UPDATED) President Donald Trump makes the troop announcement before flying to Florida for the last stage of campaigning ahead of the midterm elections
The move represents a massive military buildup along the border, where some 2,000 National Guardsmen are already working to provide assistance to overwhelmed authorities
The move comes as thousands of Central American migrants are crossing Mexico toward the United States in a slow-moving caravan.
US Customs and Border Protection says it has apprehended 16,658 people who arrived in the country in families last month, some 900 more than August and nearly 12,000 more than September one year ago
Forecasters warn that even at Category 3, the major storm still has the potential to unleash deadly flooding and landslides
Willa now has maximum sustained winds of 250 kilometers per hour, according to the US National Hurricane Center
(UPDATED) The United Nations say more than 7,000 people are now heading toward the United States
The monster storm is 340 kilometers (210 miles) south-southwest of Cabo Corrientes, Mexico, packing top sustained winds of 230 kilometers per hour
Migrants are generally fleeing poverty and insecurity in Honduras, where powerful street gangs rule their turf with brutal violence
The ‘Narcos’ spin-off explores the birth of Mexico’s drug war
The vaquita porpoise species is nearly wiped out by illegal fishing in its native habitat.
President Donald Trump, a longtime climate change skeptic, says he does believe the climate is shifting, but argues that any worsening may not be permanent
Brock Long, head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, warns that he expects the toll to rise
Hurricane Michael is the most powerful storm to hit Florida's northern Panhandle area in more than a century
Federal Emergency Management Agency chief Brock Long says Michael is the most intense hurricane to strike the Florida Panhandle since 1851