Mexico City

The skeleton of a person lies next to an incense holder after it was found during excavations for the newest line 12 of the subway in Mexico City. (AP Photo/Mexico National Institute of Anthropology and History )

Mexico subway dig turns up unusual Aztec offering

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Archaeologists announced Tuesday that excavations for a Mexico City subway extension have turned up what appears to be an unusual Aztec offering: a dog’s skull with holes that indicate it was […]

12/31/2013

San Ysidro border crossing

US to migrants: Crossers won’t qualify for reform

  MEXICO CITY (AP) — The United States issued a warning on Wednesday to migrants thinking of crossing the border, saying they won’t qualify for any potential immigration reform that might be enacted in the […]

12/18/2013

Men stand next to National Commission of Nuclear Safety and Mexican Federal Police vehicles in a field near the village of Hueypoxtla, Mexico, Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)

Police block Mexico hospital, 6 may have radiation

PACHUCA, Mexico (AP) — Federal police blocked access Friday to a central Mexico hospital where six people were reported to have been admitted with radiation exposure. An official familiar with the case confirmed Mexican media […]

12/06/2013

Truck with radioactive load stolen in Mexico

VERACRUZ, Mexico (AP) — A cargo truck hauling used medical equipment with extremely dangerous radioactive material was stolen from a gas station in central Mexico, and authorities have put out an alert in six central […]

12/04/2013

A traditional Mexican "Catrina" sits at Mexico's National Autonomous University during Day of the Dead celebrations in Mexico City, Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013. Known as the "Catrina," the figure of a skeleton wearing an elegant broad-brimmed hat was first done as a satirical engraving by artist Jose Guadalupe Posada somewhere between 1910 and his death on Jan. 20, 1913. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)

Mexican Day of Dead ‘Skeleton Lady’ spreads look

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s elegant and classy “Skeleton Lady” is getting new attention more than a century after she was born, inspiring some movie and rock stars in the U.S. to don Halloween costumes […]

10/31/2013

In this image taken with a fisheye lens, Boston Red Sox players take batting practice as a rainbow appears in the sky above Fenway Park Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, in Boston. The Red Sox hosted the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 1 of the World Series on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)

10 Things to See: A week of top AP photos

Here’s your look at highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments AP editors think you should see. […]

10/24/2013

Guatemalan clown Tonito poses for a portrait on the first day of the annual International Clown Convention in Mexico City, Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013. (AP Photo/Dario Lopez-Mills)

PHOTOS: A slice of life at clown convention

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Clowns from all over Mexico and from several other countries in Latin America are in Mexico City for the 17th International Clown Convention, a four-day gathering designed to help them hone […]

10/24/2013

This undated handout photo provided by Marinelifephotography.com shows a reef slope densely covered by soft corals in Southeast Sulawesi, Indonesia. (AP Photo/Keoki Stender, Marinelifephotography.com)

Study claims temperatures will go off the charts around 2047

WASHINGTON (AP) — Starting in about a decade, Kingston, Jamaica, will probably be off-the-charts hot — permanently. Other places will soon follow. Singapore in 2028. Mexico City in 2031. Cairo in 2036. Phoenix and Honolulu […]

10/09/2013

Buffalo Bills free safety Aaron Williams (23) intercepts a pass intended for Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith (82) during the second half of an NFL football game on Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013, in Orchard Park, N.Y. (AP Photo/Bill Wippert, File)

10 photos from the past week

Here’s your look at highlights from the weekly Associated Press photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments the AP editors think you […]

10/04/2013

Elizabeth Silva, left, waits for transportation outside of a federal building with her daughter Valentina, in San Diego. (AP Photo/ Elliot Spagat)

Mexicans seek asylum as drug violence persists

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Elizabeth Silva was walking her younger sister to school when two hooded men burst into her house and pumped three bullets into her father. When her 14-year-old brother rushed out of […]

10/03/2013

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