TIJUANA, Mexico -- They come for the tacos. Or the music. Or the nightlife.
They stay to live a less-expensive lifestyle or to retire in a casita in the sand.
Americans immigrants living the Mexican dream can have the ...Read more
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- California leaders are calling for a giant pot of money to help electricity providers pay for wildfires, a critical move to head off another utility bankruptcy and prevent Wall Street from downgrading...Read more
The administration of Gov. Tim Walz wants more Minnesota criminal offenders to find a job and housing and fewer to return to prison.
The Minnesota Legislature this session mostly approved more money for the Department of ...Read more
CHICAGO -- You can ditch your car for public transit and refill a reusable water bottle rather than buying plastic. But good luck finding a "green" substitute for an airline flight -- unless you happened to be on a ...Read more
After 2017's devastating Northern California wildfires, the Red Cross sought sifters -- the kind sometimes used to pan for gold -- to help people search for valuables in the ashes of their homes.
Members of Amazon's new ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Early in his improbable 2016 run for president, Donald Trump boasted he could shoot someone in the middle of New York's Fifth Avenue and "I wouldn't lose any voters, OK?"
President Trump will kick off his ...Read more
It's never good news when your company's trending hashtag is #TargetApocalypse.
In an era of social media whiplash and cutthroat competition from Amazon, Walmart and other mass merchandisers, Target Corp. took a hit to ...Read more
SAN DIEGO -- It's a scene right out of "The Lorax" by Dr. Seuss: All that's left is the trunk.
A century-old Monterey Cypress tree in La Jolla's Ellen Browning Scripps Park -- thought by many locals to be the inspiration ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Democratic Rep. Katie Porter on Monday called for an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump, the first freshman House member from California to do so.
"After weeks of study, deliberation, and ...Read more
Jose Baez, the lawyer who famously won an acquittal for Casey Anthony, no longer wants to defend Harvey Weinstein against sexual assault allegations in New York City, a representative for the disgraced mogul said Monday.
WASHINGTON -- The Pentagon said Monday it was sending about 1,000 more troops to the Middle East in response to growing tensions with Iran, the latest increase of U.S. forces in the volatile region.
Acting Defense ...Read more
OAKLAND, Calif. -- With his long hair pulled back, wearing an orange shirt and checkered pocket square, a polite smile usually on his face, defendant Max Harris took the stand in his own defense Monday.
As his defense ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Israel won't take part in a U.S.-led economic summit in Bahrain this month, an event seen as a first step in the Middle East peace plan being developed by the White House.
The decision against going to ...Read more
Director and producer J.J. Abrams, known for hit movies such as "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" and TV shows including "Alias," is nearing a massive production deal with WarnerMedia, the parent company of Warner Bros. and ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The Pentagon on Monday released new photos and a timeline that it said bolstered U.S. accusations that Iran was behind a pair of attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman last week.
The report provides more...Read more
TEHRAN, Iran -- Iran warned European nations Monday that it would breach in 10 days the landmark 2015 nuclear agreement unless they take action to alleviate the pressure of tightening U.S. sanctions in the coming weeks.
Democratic presidential candidate Julian Castro called for a sharp rise in federal spending on housing for millions of Americans who are living on the street or struggling to pay rent.
Castro, who was secretary of the ...Read more
CAIRO -- Mohammed Morsi, who became Egypt's first democratically elected leader in 2012 before being deposed in a military coup the following year, died Monday after he fell unconscious during a court session in Cairo.
Gloria Vanderbilt, the heiress and "poor little rich girl" in a sensational 1930s custody trial who survived a famously disjointed childhood to become an actress, artist, designer and author, has died. She was 95.
Her ...Read more
PARIS -- Boeing's big new 777X jet, the first of which rolled out of the Everett assembly plant in early March, cannot fly until at least the fall because of a problem with the new GE9X engine.
The long delay is a blow to...Read more
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