Brazilians arrive in waves at the US-Mexico border

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Growing up along the U.S.-Mexico border, hotel clerk Joe Luis Rubio never thought he'd be trying to communicate in Portuguese on a daily basis. But with hundre...

Malaysian court approves US bid to extradite North Korean

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A Malaysian court Friday approved the extradition of a North Korean man to the U.S. to face money laundering charges in a case he says is politically motivated. ...

Democrats, DeVos clash in fiery hearing that turned personal

House Democrats clashed with Education Secretary Betsy DeVos in a Thursday hearing that nearly spun out of control when one lawmaker called DeVos “the most unpopular person in our government" and said...

US imposed sanctions on Nicaragua president's son

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration imposed sanctions Thursday on a son of Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega for his alleged role on money laundering and corruption. The U.S....

Hope, worry, lawsuits as NY enacts immigrant license law

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A new law allowing New Yorkers to get driver’s licenses without having to prove they are in the country legally is set to take effect Monday, though immigrants might still face hur...

Israelis contend with reality of third straight election

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israelis were grappling on Thursday with the confounding reality of unprecedented third national elections in less than a year, after Parliament was dissolved and the date for the nex...

Suspected smuggler of 5,000 Chinese into Taiwan released on bail

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The chief suspect in a scam involving the smuggling of more than 5,000 Chinese nationals into Taiwan was released on bail with a NT$250,000 (US$8,223) cash bond on Wednesd...

Biden campaign acknowledges 'pain' of Obama-era deportations

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Joe Biden has joined his top Democratic presidential rivals in pledging to end for-profit migrant detention centers that existed while he was vice president. He also acknowledged thro...

Suspended Arizona official appeals to keep his assessor job

PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona elected official accused of paying women from a poor Pacific island nation to give their babies for adoption in the United States made an appeal Wednesday ...

Florida officially joins national voter database network

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida officials announced Wednesday that the state's voter registration rolls are now linked to a national database that could help elections officials detect possible fraud...

Police say man wanted in North Macedonia arrested in Germany

SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — One of North Macedonia's most wanted criminals, who faces a 32-year prison sentence for crimes including fraud, forgery and assault, has been arrested in Germany, police...

Third Israeli election looks to prolong political stalemate

JERUSALEM (AP) — Barring a nearly unfathomable about-face, Israel was headed Wednesday toward an unprecedented third election within a year — prolonging a political stalemate that has paralyzed the go...

Multistate voter database suspended in lawsuit settlement

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A much-criticized database that checks whether voters are registered in multiple states has been suspended “for the foreseeable future” until security safeguards are put in place ...

Photo of sick boy on floor roils British election campaign

LONDON (AP) — A photo of a sick boy sleeping on a hospital floor because no beds were available has become one of the defining images of Britain’s bruising election campaign. It for...

Tens of thousands of Czechs call on prime minister to resign

PRAGUE (AP) — Tens of thousands of Czechs returned to the streets of Prague on Tuesday to urge Prime Minister Andrej Babis to resign. The protest at the central Wenceslas Square and ...