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FBI arrests leader of armed group stopping migrants in New Mexico

21 Apr 2019

TAOS, N.M. The FBI on Saturday said it had arrested Larry Hopkins, the leader of an armed group that is stopping undocumented migrants after they cross the U.S.-Mexico border into New Mexico. | Video

After U.S. court strikes down policy, what happens to migrants Trump sent back to Mexico?

10 Apr 2019

TIJUANA, Mexico/SAN DIEGO On Tuesday, seven Central American families living temporarily in Mexico appeared in a San Diego immigration court to plead for asylum in the United States.

After devastating floods, U.S. Midwest farms need more than 'paper towels' to recover

27 Mar 2019

Missouri farmer Richard Oswald needs a lot of help to recover from flooding that left his home and farm looking like a manmade island in an inland sea.

Trump 'wall' in desolate stretch of New Mexico has some asking: Why here?

15 Mar 2019

SANTA TERESA, New Mexico/ WASHINGTON The 18-foot-tall steel slats extend 20 miles across the rugged Chihuahuan desert in southern New Mexico, cutting through high sand dunes and brush. | Video

Defendants in New Mexico compound case hit with new charges

14 Mar 2019

TAOS, N.M. Five people taken into custody in August at a New Mexico compound where 11 children were found ragged and starving have been charged with a conspiracy to carry out attacks on U.S. targets, federal prosecutors said on Thursday.The superseding indictment adds to firearms offenses already filed against the defendants in U.S. District Court following a raid at the makeshift training camp where a 3-year-old boy was found buried.

On U.S. border, fence meant as barrier becomes lure for migrants

08 Mar 2019

EL PASO, Texas Huddled against a border fence on a bitterly cold morning in El Paso, Texas, a group of 60 Guatemalan migrants, around half toddlers and children, shouted for help: "We're cold, we're hungry, we need shelter." | Video

North Carolina orders new U.S. House election after 'tainted' vote

23 Feb 2019

North Carolina's elections board on Thursday ordered a new election for a U.S. House seat after officials said corruption surrounding absentee ballots tainted the results of a 2018 vote that has embarrassed the Republican Party. | Video

Monster mudslides, water rescues as storm punishes California

15 Feb 2019

Motorists swam for their lives and residents were rescued from homes sliding downhill as the wettest winter storm of the year triggered floods and mudslides across California on Thursday. | Video

Mudslide risk from California storm forces hundreds to evacuate

14 Feb 2019

Hundreds of California residents were ordered to evacuate their homes on Wednesday as rain from a powerful Pacific storm raised the risk of mudslides in areas hit by recent wildfires.

'Pineapple Express' from Hawaii set to soak California

13 Feb 2019

California is bracing for its wettest storm of the winter as the "Pineapple Express" is set to dump up to 8 inches (20 cm) of rain and 8 feet (2.44 m) of snow on areas of the state, raising risks of flooding and mudslides, meteorologists said.

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