Mexico

In this Thursday, April 10, 2014 photo, a canine guest helps himself from the table at a birthday for one-year-old bulldog Cornelio, at the Pet Central spa in Mexico City. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)

Pet boom in Mexico amid rising middle class

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Camila celebrated her first birthday in a blue-and-white striped dress with tulle appliques, playing with her guests in a room decorated with pink balloons, lilacs and Hello Kitty posters. When the […]

04/15/2014

Penny and Phil Sound Bite

A conversation with Mayor Eric Garcetti

Just about 8 months into his term in office, LA Mayor Garcetti has been keeping a high profile and taking on several initiatives. Mayor Eric Garcetti spoke with Phil and Penny about a range of […]

02/19/2014

An armed man belonging to the Self-Defense Council of Michoacan, (CAM), stands guard at a checkpoint set up by the self-defense group at the entrance to Antunez, Mexico.  (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo, File)

Mexico legalizes vigilantes, nabs cartel leader

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico essentially legalized the country’s growing “self-defense” groups Monday, while also announcing that security forces had captured one of the four top leaders of the Knights Templar drug cartel, which the […]

01/27/2014

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

In this Friday, Dec. 27, 2013 photo, workers at one of maquiladoras of the TECMA group prepare to raise the U.S. flag along with the Mexican and TECMA flags in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. (AP Photo/Ivan Pierre Aguirre)

At 20 years, NAFTA didn’t close Mexico wage gap

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Looking around a Mexico dotted by Starbucks, Wal-Mart and Krispy Kreme outlets, it’s hard to remember the country before the North American Free Trade Agreement, which has dramatically expanded consumer choice […]

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

This May 22, 2013 file photo shows customer at a Hobby Lobby store in Denver. The Supreme Court has agreed to referee another dispute over President Barack Obama's health care law, whether businesses can use religious objections to escape a requirement to cover birth control for employees.  (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski, File)

Supreme Court weighs new health law dispute

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama’s health care law is headed for a new Supreme Court showdown over companies’ religious objections to the law’s birth-control mandate. Amid the troubled rollout of the health law, and […]

11/27/2013

Kurt Caselli killed in Baja 1000

American desert motorcycle racer Kurt Caselli died Friday after wrecking in the Baja 1000 in Mexico, event sanctioning body Score International said Saturday. Score said the 30-year-old Caselli, from Palmdale, Calif., died of trauma after losing control […]

11/16/2013

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