ANDREW TAYLOR and ALAN FRAM / The Associated PressFeb 12, 2019
Details are yet to be released, but the agreement is expected to provide $1.4 billion for new barriers along the southern border. Dig deeper ( 4 Min. Read )
GARANCE BURKE and MARTHA MENDOZA / The Associated PressFeb 3, 2019
Authorities say there are now nine men being force-fed under court order in a detention center in El Paso, Texas. Dig deeper ( 4 Min. Read )
By Tana Ganeva / AlterNetNov 3, 2015
The conservative court will hear arguments over whether Christian parents of home-schooled children have to follow basic educational standards or if they're allowed to keep their kids blissfully free of knowledge as they wait to be whisked off to heaven. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
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Scuffles between police and protesters erupted in Ciudad Juarez, the border town in Mexico that has been the scene of hundreds of drug-related murders, as Mexican President Felipe Calderon proposed new crime initiatives to a skeptical public. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigDec 3, 2006
The Observer's online edition says it has obtained documents that show U.S. officials allowed a drug informant to continue a campaign of murder in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, so as to preserve his ability to share information. At least 12 people were killed, with knowledge of the murderer allegedly extending into the upper echelons of American power. Thanks to Cynthia Marler-Wills for the tip. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
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