The U.S. government is offering to help Mexican authorities locate and recover hazardous radioactive materials that were stolen on Monday from a southern municipality in Mexico, a State Department official confirmed on Friday.
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexican soldiers foiled the construction of a suspected drug tunnel underneath a house near the U.S. border, arresting nine people and impounding a truck used to clear debris, the Army said on Tuesday.
Prominent American oligarch Hillary Clinton is travelling to Mexico on Friday to attend an annual summit hosted by Carlos Slim, the world’s richest oligarch. Slim, whose portfolio includes a significant stake in the New York Times, is a major donor to the Clinton Foundation. His net worth—around $72 billion—is roughly equivalent to the combined fortunes …
Health authorities at a Navy base in Southern California took steps last weekend to curtail an outbreak of pneumonia and swine flu among illegal immigrant children housed at the facility, according to U.S. officials.
Speaker of the House John Boehner (R., Ohio) sent a letter to the president today calling for immediate action to address the illegal immigration of unaccompanied minors.
The government shutdown is taking a financial toll on border patrol agents required to report for duty as they are considered essential workers, but are not getting paid due to the logjam in Washington.
Many agents “live paycheck to paycheck,” said Shawn Moran, vice president of the National Border Patrol Union.