Mexico

A sales person pulls out an iPhone 5s for a customer.  (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)

New iPhones to launch in more countries on Oct. 25

  CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — Apple says that its new iPhones will go on sale in Italy, Russia, Spain and more than 25 other countries on Oct. 25. The phones also will be available in […]

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

AP chart shows estimates for the number of people in the U.S. illegally.

New signs of rising illegal immigration into US

WASHINGTON (AP) — After dropping during the recession, the number of immigrants crossing the border illegally into the U.S. appears to be on the rise again. The total number of immigrants living in this country […]

09/23/2013

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

A small chapel is engulfed in rock and mud from a landslide triggered by heavy rains brought on by Tropical Storm Manuel on the outskirts of Acapulco, Mexico, Monday, Sept. 16, 2013. Tropical Storm Ingrid and remnants of Tropical Storm Manuel drenched Mexico's Gulf and Pacific coasts, flooding towns and cities in a national emergency that federal authorities say has caused at least 34 deaths. (AP Photo/Bernandino Hernandez)

34 dead as big storms hit Mexico on opposite sides

VERACRUZ, Mexico (AP) — The remnants of Hurricane Ingrid and Tropical Storm Manuel drenched northeastern and southwestern Mexico with torrential rains Monday, flooding towns and cities, cutting highways and setting off landslides in a national […]

09/16/2013

Referee Kenny Bayless, center, separates Floyd Mayweather Jr., left, and Canelo Alvarez at the end of the 11th round during a 152-pound title fight, Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Mayweather dominates for easy decision win

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Canelo Alvarez proved nothing more than easy money for Floyd Mayweather Jr. Mayweather turned one of the richest fights ever into just another $41.5 million payday Saturday night, dominating Alvarez from […]

09/15/2013

In this image provided by NOAA taken Sunday Sept. 15, 2013 at 2:45 a.m. EDT shows hurricane Ingrid in the Gulf of Mexico approaching the coast of Mexico and tropical storm Manuel just off the western coast of Mexico. Hurricane Ingrid was packing maximum sustained winds of 85 mph (140 kph) early Sunday. The storm was centered about 175 miles (280 km) east of Tampico, Mexico and moving north-northwest at 7 mph (11 km). Off Mexico's Pacific coast, Tropical Storm Manuel was getting stronger, moving with maximum sustained winds of 70 mph (110 kph) and expected to be nearing the southwestern coast of Mexico by Sunday morning, possibly as a hurricane. (AP Photo/NOAA)

Hurricane Ingrid, TS Manuel threaten Mexico

XALAPA, Mexico (AP) — Tropical Storm Manuel churned very near to Mexico’s southwest Pacific shoreline Sunday as thousands on the country’s Gulf rim sought shelter from approaching Hurricane Ingrid amid the threat of heavy rains, […]

09/15/2013

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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Bill would create California quake warning system

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The California Legislature approved a bill that would require development of an earthquake early warning system similar to what exists in Japan, Mexico and other quake-prone countries. The bill advanced in […]

09/13/2013

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Man tried to enter US via red chile shipment

COLUMBUS, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say an immigrant suspected of entering the country illegally attempted to make his journey in an unusual but hot place — a shipment of red chile. U.S. Customs and Border […]

09/07/2013

Composite of images taken from flyers made by relatives showing 10 of at least 12 young people who were kidnapped in broad daylight from an after hours bar in Mexico City on May 26, 2013. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)

Mexico officials find mass grave east of capital

TLALMANALCO, Mexico (AP) — Mexican authorities said Thursday that they have found a mass grave east of Mexico City and are testing to determine if it holds some of the 12 people who vanished from […]

08/22/2013

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