A celebration after a victorious baseball game in the Mexican border city of Juárez was interrupted by gunfire, resulting in the death of ten people.
A police spokesman said gunman arrived at a house party in the western outskirts of the city Sunday night and opened fire with AK-47 rifle. Nine people died on site, another shortly after arriving at a local hospital. The youngest victim was a 7-year-old girl. The motive for the killings is undetermined.
SAN ANTONIO - The Affordable Care Act Health Insurance Exchanges go live online Oct. 1. This is where many people without health insurance can pick a plan and enroll. Policies vary by state, but in Texas state leaders are unabashed in doing all they can to hobble what both sides refer to as "Obamacare."
At a community information meeting recently held in a San Antonio westside neightborhood, community organizer Sevi Laura of the Texas Organizing Project addressed a room crowded with people looking to learn more about the rollout of the Affordable Care Act.
PHOENIX - Federal courtrooms in Tucson and Yuma, Ariz., will be adjusting the way they conduct mass hearings for immigrants charged for illegal border crossings.
Under the program known as Operation Streamline, some 50 to 100 immigrants appear in court together in mass hearings held in several courts across the border region, including in Texas, New Mexico and Arizona. In Tucson's federal courthouse, up to 70 immigrants appear every day in these hearings.
Drive through the streets of the Barrio Logan neighborhood in San Diego and you quickly notice that it is a hodge-podge; From the vibrant murals of Chicano Park dancing on the underbelly of the freeway, to the shipyards that lace the water's edge, to residential housing tucked in next to industrial warehouses.
The road to the United States is paved with danger for tens of thousands of immigrants who come here illegally. The latest hot spot for illegal crossings is along the southern Texas border, where immigrant apprehensions have doubled in the last four years.
The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office has long had a fraught relationship with Latinos, and it has come to head again after reports that a women's group rejected the agency's attempt at outreach.
The sheriff's office had paid the Hispanic Women's Corporation $800 for a booth at the group's upcoming annual conference in Phoenix. But according to MCSO, that money was returned with the message that its deputies and staff wouldn't be welcomed at this year's event.
Northern Arizona University biologists have pinpointed the source of one of the deadliest plagues of all time. The discovery not only solves some ancient mysteries about the first pandemic, but could also provide answers in the event of a bioterrorism threat.