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

Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto meets with people affectedly by Tropical Storm Manuel in the Pacific coast city of Acapulco, Mexico, Sept. 16, 2013. (AP Photo/Presidencia de Mexico)

Acapulco tourists stranded; Mexico death toll 38

ACAPULCO, Mexico (AP) — Twin storms left scenes of havoc on both of Mexico’s coasts on Tuesday, with tens of thousands of tourists stranded in the resort city of Acapulco on the Pacific and heavy […]

09/17/2013

Protesting teachers light a bonfire in Mexico City main plaza, the Zocalo, Friday, Sept. 13, 2013.  (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo)

Police end occupation of Mexico City center

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Riot police swept thousands of striking teachers out of the heart of Mexico City on Friday, driving protesters through the streets with tear gas and water cannons in a swift end […]

09/13/2013

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