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Report: Domestic extremists killed at least 42 in 2019

White supremacists and other far-right extremists killed at least 38 people in the U.S. in 2019, the sixth deadliest yea...
22:26 26 February 2022

Man charged in Walmart shooting appears in federal court

EL PASO, Texas — Lawyers for the suspect in a shooting at a Walmart in Texas that killed 22 people waived a federal bond hearing and the reading of th...
23:06 12 February 2022

Democrats’ response to Trump turns to working-class worries

WASHINGTON — Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer used Democrats' response to President Donald Trump's State of the Union address to swivel from impeachment...
11:49 5 February 2022

Texas governor to reject new refugees, first under Trump

HOUSTON — Texas will no longer accept the resettlement of new refugees, becoming the first state known to do so under a recent Trump administration or...
22:30 10 January 2022

US starts sending asylum seekers across Arizona border

PHOENIX — The U.S. government on Thursday began sending asylum-seekers back to Nogales, Mexico, to await court hearings that will be scheduled roughly...
22:16 2 January 2022

Minister: Texas gunman grew angry in past over cash requests

DALLAS — The congregation at a Texas church where two people were fatally shot had repeatedly given food to the gunman, according to the pastor, but h...
23:20 31 December 2022

US mass killings hit new high in 2019, most were shootings

The first one occurred 19 days into the new year when a man used an ax to kill four family members including his infant daughter. Five months later, 1...
8:49 28 December 2022

Impeachment of Trump voted top 2019 news story in AP poll

NEW YORK — The drive by the Democratic-led House of Representatives to impeach President Donald Trump was the top news story of 2019, according to The...
12:00 20 December 2021

Brazilians arrive in waves at the US-Mexico border

EL PASO, Texas — Growing up along the U.S.-Mexico border, hotel clerk Joe Luis Rubio never thought he'd be trying to communicate in Portuguese on a da...
21:45 13 December 2021

Mexicans fleeing violence form new encampment on border

CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico — An exodus of migrants fleeing drug cartel violence and corruption in Mexico has mired hundreds of immigrants in ramshackle ten...
19:49 6 December 2021

Rabbis urge teaching of empathy to counteract religious hate

NEW YORK — At a time when anti-Semitic incidents are on the rise worldwide, schools should take steps to teach empathy as an antidote to racism and re...
22:24 25 November 2021

Border agents seize 154 pounds of bologna at Texas crossing

EL PASO, Texas — No baloney: U.S. border agents seized more than 150 pounds of bologna from a driver entering the country from Mexico.
16:55 24 November 2021

Migrants stuck in lawless limbo within sight of America

NUEVO LAREDO, Mexico — The gangsters trawling Nuevo Laredo know just what they’re looking for: men and women missing their shoelaces.
22:19 17 November 2021

Walmart where man killed 22 reopens amid increased security

EL PASO, Texas — Walmart has quietly hired off-duty officers at its stores in El Paso, Texas, where a gunman police say targeted Mexicans opened fire ...
18:09 14 November 2021

LA’s Gómez elected 1st Hispanic to lead US Catholic bishops

BALTIMORE — Archbishop José Gómez of Los Angeles, an immigrant from Mexico, overwhelmingly won election Tuesday as the first Hispanic to head the U.S....
15:24 12 November 2021

Texas executes inmate for strangling El Paso woman in 2002

HUNTSVILLE, Texas — A Texas inmate who was a member of a white supremacist gang was executed Wednesday evening for strangling a woman nearly 20 years ...
0:47 7 November 2021

Armed man at Missouri Walmart pleads guilty to lesser charge

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — A man who caused panic at a Missouri Walmart when he walked inside wearing body armor and carrying loaded weapons in what he descri...
17:01 1 November 2021

US experiments in Texas with plan to speed asylum decisions

EL PASO, Texas — U.S. immigration authorities are testing a program to speed up reviews of asylum claims at a Texas Border Patrol station, offering a ...
2:31 29 October 2021