US soccer to play Venezuela in June 5 exhibition in DC

CHICAGO (AP) — The U.S. soccer team will play Jamaica on June 5 in the first of two warmup matches for the CONCACAF Gold Cup, four days before meeting Venezuela in Cincinnati. The ma...

First Lady of Honduras visits Taiwan's Providence University

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The First Lady of Taiwan’s Central American ally, Honduras, is visiting Taiwan this week, and made a stop of Providence University (靜宜大學) in Central Taiwan on Thursd...

Agents find 3-year-old migrant boy alone near Texas border

MCALLEN, Texas (AP) — Authorities say U.S. Border Patrol agents found a 3-year-old boy alone in a field, and that he was likely left by smugglers at the southern border. U.S. Customs...

US to play exhibition vs Venezuela on June 9 in Cincinnati

CHICAGO (AP) — The United States will play Venezuela at Cincinnati's Nippert Stadium on June 9 in the Americans' final exhibition before defending their title in the CONCACAF Gold Cup. ...

ICE arresting, deporting fewer people due to border surge

MCALLEN, Texas (AP) — U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement says it's arresting and deporting fewer immigrants because the agency is devoting more resources to the surging numbers of migrant famili...

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ April 17 The Des Moines Register on asylum seekers and Iowa's aging populatio...

Yuma declares state of emergency over migrant families

YUMA, Ariz. (AP) — Yuma Mayor Douglas Nicholls on Tuesday declared a symbolic "state of emergency" to deal with the number of families being released from Border Patrol custody into the city. ...

Asylum seekers who show credible fear not eligible for bond

PHOENIX (AP) — Detained asylum seekers who have shown they have a credible fear of returning to their country will no longer be able to ask a judge to grant them bond. U.S. Attorney ...

Advisory group recommends changes to migrant processing

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal advisory group is calling for significant changes to how the federal government deals with the surge of migrant families that officials say is overwhelming the southern bor...

Families from Central America surrender at border in Arizona

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — U.S. Border Patrol officials say 360 migrants — mostly families from Central America — have surrendered to agents in Arizona. Border Patrol camera operators spot...

US wants to build more tents at border to detain migrants

HOUSTON (AP) — The Trump administration wants to open two new tent facilities to temporarily detain up to 1,000 parents and children near the southern border, as advocates sharply criticize the condit...

AP source: Officials may target those who overstay visas

WASHINGTON (AP) — Top administration officials have been discussing ways to increase pressure on countries with high numbers of citizens who overstay short-term visas, as part of President Donald Trum...

2019 winners in journalism and arts

NEW YORK (AP) — The 2019 Pulitzer Prize winners: JOURNALISM Public Service South Florida Sun Sentinel for examining mistakes by school and law enf...

Migrants break border gate, force their way into Mexico

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican authorities say that a group of about 350 migrants broke the locks on a border gate and forced their way into southern Mexico. The National Immigration Ins...

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ April 9 Los Angeles Times on the departure of Homeland Security Secretary Kir...