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“No touching” through the border’s iron bars

Sunday is the day for families to meet through the border wall. The couple had come to see their daughter, Florita Galvez.

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Mexico offers to build the border wall!

As many present-day American citizens of Mexican and Indigenous ancestry like to say, "We didn't cross the border, the border crossed us."

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The Panoche Hills: the strange sere bones of an ancient landscape

A reflection on the dry landscape and living history of the Panoche Hills: It is austere, it is dry, it is dramatically beautiful.

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Today in history: Centennial of the Panama-California Exposition in San Diego

The Exposition celebrated the opening of the Panama Canal, an immense engineering feat, built at enormous material and human cost.

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NBC to Donald Trump: You're fired; Televisa drops pageant

NBC said it is ending its business relationship with GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump because of comments he made about Mexican immigrants.

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No Bill of Rights on U.S.-Mexico border

Tucson is 60 miles from the Mexican border, within a 100-mile zone where immigration authorities say important due process rights can be suspended.

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Coalition galvanizes response to “abortion Holocaust”

The pro-choice grassroots movement has also come together to tell extremists that their agenda is not welcome in New Mexico.

White House claims executive privilege in GOP's "Fast and Furious" investigation

WASHINGTON - President Obama on Wednesday invoked executive privilege to withhold from a Congressional oversight committee some documents and communications among his advisers regarding the failed gun enforcement operation known as "Fast and Furious."

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Union fire fighters risk life and limb in wildfires

Two wildfires have destroyed forest area, buildings, and homes, and the fire fighters understand that containing the blaze will be no easy feat.

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Wal-Mart Mexico scandal has echoes in U.S. operations

Wal-Mart conducted a massive, illegal, $24 million bribery campaign in Mexico to aggressively expand its operations there, but Chicagoans say lavishing Wal-Mart money to push its agenda sounds familiar.

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