Partial government shutdown over budget impasse grips US capital
An air of chaos enveloped Washington Saturday as the US government kicked off the holidays by partially shutting down, following the failure of leaders to pass a federal spending bill as negotiations stalled over Donald Trump's demand for money to build a US-Mexico border wall.
George Bush dies at 94
Defined by his statement: “We live in a peaceful, prosperous time, but we can make it better,” George W. Bush Senior’s presidency was short, peaceful, boring and everything America needed.
Texas prepares to execute Mexican man despite protests
The state of Texas was preparing Wednesday to execute a Mexican man sentenced to death in 1993, despite objections from human rights groups. Roberto Moreno Ramos, 64, was due to be put to death by lethal injection at 6:00 pm (0000 GMT Thursday) in the penitentiary at Huntsville, Texas. He was sentenced to death for…
Trump pressures Mexico to stop migrant caravans
President Donald Trump kept up the pressure on Mexico Wednesday to halt groups of migrants heading to the American border, as the US enters the final stretch of campaigning before key midterm elections.
Mexico's unpopular president defends record in parting shot
Mexico's deeply unpopular President Enrique Pena Nieto defended his record in his final state of the nation address Monday, touting his reforms as "transcendental" even as he acknowledged his tainted legacy.
122 sea turtles found dead on Mexico beach
Mexican authorities said Friday they found 122 sea turtles dead on a beach in the southern state of Chiapas, mostly from an endangered species.
Dozens injured in Mexican plane crash
Dozens of people were injured as an airliner crashed on takeoff during a heavy hail storm in northern Mexico, engulfing the plane in flames, officials said Tuesday.
At least five killed in shootout near Mexico's Cancun
At least five people were killed and three others wounded in a late Friday shootout between police and criminals near the resort town of Cancun, a magnet for tourists on Mexico's Caribbean coast, local officials said.