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Editorial Roundup: U.S.

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: Sept. 20 The Philadelphia Inquirer on protecting abortion rights in Pennsylvania: ...

MLS, Liga MX announce expanded Leagues Cup tournament

Major League Soccer and Liga MX will pause play for a month each summer beginning in 2023 for an expanded Leagues Cup tournament. The tournament will include all the teams from the t...

Haitian trip to Texas border often starts in South America

TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — Robins Exile downed a traditional meal of plantains and chicken at a restaurant run by Haitian immigrants, just a short walk from the walled border with the United States. He ar...

Colombia, Nicaragua present cases in long maritime dispute

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombia and Nicaragua went before the International Court of Justice on Monday to present their arguments in a long running dispute over what the Nicaraguan government alleges...

EXPLAINER: Biden uses Trump-era tool against Haiti migrants

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration is relying on a contested Trump-era policy as it disperses thousands of Haitian migrants along the U.S.-Mexico border in and around the small South Texas cit...

US Border Patrol hires civilians to free up agents for field

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Dozens, even hundreds, of asylum-seeking migrants often wait hours to surrender to U.S. Border Patrol agents, but the thousands of Haitians gathered at a bridge in the small Texas bor...

Rising numbers of migrants risk lives crossing Darien Gap

ACANDI, Colombia (AP) — It was 5 a.m. and in dozens of small tents around 500 migrants began showing signs of life, rising, packing their bags and preparing to cross the Darien Gap, the thick jungle t...

CONCACAF under-20s instead of 23s to determine Olympic spots

MIAMI (AP) — CONCACAF took an unusual decision to eliminate its men's Olympic qualifying tournament and will instead have under-20 teams determine its representatives at the Paris Games in 2024. ...

Taiwan president thanks Central America on 200th anniversary of independence

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) marked the 200th anniversary of Central America’s independence Wednesday (Sept. 15) by thanking its allies in the region for their suppo...

US steps up effort to unite families separated under Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration is expanding its effort to find and reunite migrant families who were separated at the U.S.-Mexico border under President Donald Trump as part of a zero-tole...

New US ambassador arrives in Mexico's capital

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The new U.S. ambassador to Mexico arrived Saturday in the Mexican capital promising to work together with officials here to address common challenges like the pandemic and migration...

US gives 1st public look inside base housing Afghans

FORT BLISS, Texas (AP) — The Biden administration on Friday provided the first public look inside a U.S. military base where Afghans airlifted out of Afghanistan are being screened, amid questio...

Mexico beats Honduras 3-2, reaches Gold Cup semifinal

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Rogelio Funes Mori scored his third goal of the tournament in the 26th minute, and defending champion Mexico defeated Honduras 3-0 on Saturday night to advance to the CONCACAF G...

Home Fires: Volcanic lava sparks decorative design

Mother Earth has been blowing off lots of steam lately – as well as ash and a mess of lava. The volcanic eruptions, and the pumice and other rock they leave in their wake, have inspired some remarkabl...

US border encounters of migrant families rise despite heat

PHOENIX (AP) — U.S. officials say the number of migrant families they encountered at the border in June increased by 25% from the previous month even as summer temperatures rise in the deserts and mou...