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Indian migrant girl, 6, died in Arizona desert as mother sought water

15 Jun 2019

A six-year-old girl from India died of heat stroke in an Arizona desert after her mother left her with other migrants to go in search of water, a medical examiner and U.S. Border Patrol said on Friday.

New Mexico town gets death threats after halting crowd-funded border wall

31 May 2019

TAOS, N.M. A New Mexico mayor on Thursday said he and his staff received multiple death threats after they briefly halted construction of a crowd-funded, private border wall by a group that then urged supporters to tell the city to "stop playing games," and alleged it was tied to drug cartels.

Private border wall construction halts after New Mexico town protests

30 May 2019

TAOS, N.M. A U.S. group building what it claims is the first private wall on the Mexican border wall on Wednesday said it had stopped construction after a New Mexico town ruled the project lacked necessary permits.

Arizona tent facility eyed to cope with U.S.-Mexico border surge

25 May 2019

U.S. Border Patrol is considering another tent facility in Yuma, Arizona, after installing two in Texas, to cope with a surge in Central American migrants that has overwhelmed the agency.

New Mexico counties revolt against migrant releases

23 May 2019

TAOS, N.M. Two more New Mexico counties have declared their opposition to taking in migrants in a growing revolt against federal authorities dropping off a surge in Central American families in the state's rural, southern communities.

U.S. Border agent accused of calling migrants 'savages' before knocking one over

20 May 2019

A U.S. Border Patrol agent had called migrants "subhuman" and "savages" in text messages weeks before he knocked over a migrant with a pickup truck, according to federal court documents.

Grumpy Cat, whose scowl launched a million memes, dies age 7

17 May 2019

Grumpy Cat, an internet celebrity for her permanent frown, died "in the arms of her mommy, Tabatha" this week, leaving behind countless online jokes about how we all feel at our worst moments, her family said on Friday. She was 7. | Video

Corporations, events face boycott threats over U.S. abortion laws

17 May 2019

Companies operating in Alabama and Georgia, ranging from Toyota to Netflix, as well as an Alabama music festival faced boycott threats on Friday after the states passed near-total bans on abortion.

Corporations, events face boycott threats over U.S. abortion laws

17 May 2019

May 17 Companies operating in Alabama and Georgia, ranging from Toyota to Netflix, as well as an Alabama music festival faced boycott threats on Friday after the states passed near-total bans on abortion.

Alabama boycott builds as states retaliate against abortion law

17 May 2019

A movement to boycott Alabama over its near-ban on abortion gained momentum Thursday as officials in Maryland and Colorado called for economic retaliation and online flyers urged people not to buy anything in, or from Alabama.

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