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Deadly Ambush on Americans Shows Mexico Lost Control of Area

COLONIA LEBARON, Mexico — When drug cartel gunmen opened fire on American women and children in northern Mexico, the Mexican Army, the National Guard and Sonora state police were not there to protect them. It took them about eight hours just to arrive. "The...

Puerto Rico Braces for Flooding, Landslides From Karen

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Tropical Storm Karen began drenching the U.S. Virgin Islands on Tuesday while bearing down on an earthquake-shaken Puerto Rico still scarred by a hurricane two years ago. U.S. Virgin Islands Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. said the storm had a...
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California Governor to Draw Down Troops at Border

SACRAMENTO — California Gov. Gavin Newsom plans Monday to withdraw several hundred National Guard troops from the state's southern border with Mexico in defiance of the Trump administration's request for support from border states. About 100 of the 360 troo...