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Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson and Mexican Ambassador to the U.S. Arturo Sarukhan

The return to power of Mexico’s Institutional Revolutionary Party, or PRI, will not be accompanied by the corruption that used to plague the party, said Arturo Sarukhan, the Mexican ambassador to the U.S., and former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson. Read more»

South Korea has held major military exercise less than 30 miles from the North Korean border, despite fears that such a major show of force could provoke fresh violence from the North. Read more»

North Korean border guards

South Korea will hold military exercises in the next few days in the area shelled by North Korea last month, according to reports. Read more»

A National Guardsman stands watch at the border in Nogales in 2006 as part of Operation Jump Start.

• The source of a list of accused illegal immigrants that was sent to news outlets in Utah is still unknown. • The show must go on as the Border Governors Conference is relocated to Santa Fe. • The National Guard is deploying to Arizona next month. Read more»

A helicopter patrols the U.S.-Mexico border near Campo, Calif., 2007.

Racial profiling is not a major part of the federal lawsuit challenging SB 1070. Supporters of SB 1070 donated $500,000 to defend the law. Gov. Brewer canceled the Border Governors Conference. Hurricane Alex is causing floods along the Rio Grande. Read more» 3

New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson has ordered his state's National Guard to patrol the border with Mexico. Read more»