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Southern border apprehensions surge to highest rate in 10 years

The number of migrants apprehended at the southern border surged to 144,278 in May, bringing the total for the first eight months of fiscal 2019 to 676,315, already more than any full year in the last decade.... Read more»

Analysis

Ranking says Az anything but 'peaceful' place

Arizona seems to have earned a national reputation for violent rhetoric, but are we truly a violent place? The answer — well, one answer — is: pretty much.... Read more»

Texas warns students to avoid spring break in Mexico

The Texas Department of Public Safety is again warning students to avoid traveling to Mexico during spring break.... Read more»

Brewer: Feds exaggerating claims that border is safe

Gov. Jan Brewer accused Washington officials Tuesday of falsely claiming that Arizona’s border with Mexico is more secure than ever.... Read more»2

Mexico's Silicon Valley fends off cartel concerns

While touting Guadalajara as Mexico's Silicon Valley, President Felipe Calderón fielded questions on whether the city he's trying to attract investors to is safe from the drug violence that has plagued the country.... Read more»

Peace Corps pullout hits Honduras, world's murder capital

The Peace Corps on Wednesday announced it was pulling out of Honduras — recently named the murder capital of the world — for safety reasons.... Read more»

Gunmen kill ambulance driver in Mexico, 4 die

An ambulance driver was killed on Wednesday in Ciudad Juarez, a Mexico border city that saw a massive uptick in violence as cartels compete for territory. ... Read more»

Factchecking Rick Perry's claims on border violence

Texas Gov. Rick Perry repeated a familiar claim at the GOP debate Wednesday at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library. Texas' border cities, he said, are unsafe because the federal government has failed to secure the U.S.-Mexican border. But is Perry correct?... Read more»

9/11

Pope: Religion cannot justify terrorism

Pope Benedict XVI marked the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attack on the United States with a message — nothing, not even religion, can justify acts of terrorism.... Read more»

Buckmaster Show

Buckmaster: Sharp divisions over redistricting panel

Political commentators Bruce Ash and Paul Eckerstrom square off on the topic of legislative redistricting on the Monday Political Face-Off. ... Read more»

Second Amendment

Chicago handgun ban to go before Supreme Court

A Second Amendment case before the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday could decide how strict cities and states can make gun laws.... Read more»