The sister of the top-ranking U.S. Customs and Border Protection official in Arizona pleaded guilty to smuggling an immigrant through a Border Patrol checkpoint near Tucson in the car she was driving, her defense attorney said.
A recent salmonella outbreak has exposed weaknesses in the country’s food safety system, designed to spot the bacteria at one stop in the journey from the typical chicken’s birth to its perch in the supermarket refrigerator case.
Authorities have let problem drug rehabilitation providers run away with millions of dollars in public money and failed to follow through on threats to stop funding errant clinics, according to a new report by the county auditor-controller.
Discrimination against Mexico’s indigenous population runs deep. In California, teens from that growing population are finding ways to navigate the rocky cultural shoals among indigenous traditions, Mexican mestizos and the challenges of being a youngster in the U.S.
Students at the University of British Columbia's Graduate School of Journalism examined how massive amounts of Russian hardwood are being illegally cut and shipped to China to make inexpensive flooring and furniture for export to North America and Europe.