Mexican gubernatorial candidate Rodolfo Torre Cantu, the leading PRI candidate in Tamaulipas state, was gunned down Monday by suspected drug cartel hitmen. President Felipe Calderon says the drug lords are interfering with Mexico's election process.
Tropical Storm Alex appeared on track to become a Category 3 hurricane before it makes landfall later this week.
Homeland Security has asked law enforcement in Houston to be on the lookout for a suspected member of al-Shabaab, a Somalia-based terror group.
Diego Fernandez de Cevallos, a top member of Mexico's ruling party, was declared missing over the weekend after authorities found his car with 'signs of violence.' It comes as drug cartels are increasingly targeting top leaders.
Fed up with violence in Mexico, entrepreneurs are moving north. That means the US is seeing the benefit from the businesses they start.
Gates's run-in with the law was tame compared with other incidents, one says in an interview.
Homeland defense one moment, swine flu the next. She juggles the disparate needs of a cabinet conglomerate.
More are relocating to live closer to their adult children and grandchildren.
Increased rights from recent rulings in San Francisco and Atlanta, Georgia, may force a rethinking of this immigration program.
Brownsville receives the Broad Prize for Urban Education for narrowing the achievement gap for its Hispanic students.