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Shohn Huckabee, a 24-year old from El Paso, was released from prison after almost two years when the U.S. Justice Department determined that he had been tortured in Mexican custody. Read more»

The Rio Grande near Roma, Texas

Eleven blocks from the border, hundreds of destitute Mexicans are gathered in a shelter, escaping what they fear is certain death. Read more» 2

A Mexican military checkpoint in 2009.

A U.S. citizen was killed Sunday in a checkpoint confrontation with the Mexican military, officials say. Joseph Steven Proctor, 32, may have fired at the Mexican troops at a checkpoint near Acapulco in Guerrero state, reports say. Read more» 2