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Several bodies of young women were found at this location a few years ago, about a mile from the border. These crosses memorialize them.

Five thousand people have been murdered in the dying border city of Ciudad Juarez since 2008. Read more»

A day trip to Juårez, Mexico.

A trip into a border city scarred by the narco-war. The biggest risk is getting mugged, not getting shot. Small comfort. Read more»

Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio has a plan to save electricity and get inmates in shape - "pedal vision." Read more»

Stay away from magnets if you get picked for jury duty. It could affect how you view the defendant. Read more»

Amnesty International released its annual survey on the use of the death penalty. The report found 18 countries executed people in 2009. China is estimated to have executed the most people, but refused to release an official figure. In the 17 other countries 714 people were executed. Read more»

You know we’re in trouble when a New York Times headline says, “Obama Team Split on Tactics Against Terror,” and you think that means the health care aftermath. Read more»

Anthony D. Romero, executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union, accused Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio of using immigration to drive a political agenda and in the process divide Arizonans and threaten the civil rights of legal residents. Romero was at ASU for a civil rights forum.

Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio is using immigration to drive a political agenda and in the process is turning Arizonans against each other and threatening the civil rights of legal residents, the executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union said Friday. Read more»

Krentz in 2008.

U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords called for the deployment of National Guard troops along the border with Mexico on Tuesday. Read more»

A husband and wife were killed and their 3-year-old daughter critically injured in a home invasion Monday night, according to a Sheriff's Department spokesman. Read more»

Terrorists have repeatedly made transit systems a target of attacks. But the fortification of U.S. subways remains an open question. Despite more than $1 billion spent, U.S. subway systems are only now starting to address threats that have been known for years. Read more»

Two female suicide bombers blew themselves up inside the Moscow metro at the start of rush hour Monday morning, killing at least 39 people and injuring dozens more. Read more»

Arizona is in line to receive $1.7 million of nearly $8 million the federal government is allocating to fight mortgage fraud nationwide, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said last week. Read more»

The Congressional clash over threats and vandalism against lawmakers in the aftermath of the health care vote took a new turn Thursday as the No. 2 House Republican accused Democrats of recklessly exploiting the incidents for political gain. Read more»

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and the other top U.S. officials who stopped by Mexico this week had nice things to say about President Felipe Calderon. Read more»

2000 file photo.

The big question for both the United States and Mexico is whether or not to continue with a heavily militarized approach in the fight against drug traffickers. With Secretary of State Clinton's announcement Tuesday, the Obama administration seems to be voting no. Read more»

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