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Mexico joins legal fight against Texas sanctuary cities law
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Mexico has joined a legal battle against a Texas law cracking down on so-called sanctuary cities, one of the toughest of its kind in the U.S....

In gritty city outside Caracas, the story of a socialist win
GUARENAS, Venezuela (AP) -- Two years ago voters in Miranda, bewildered by the decay of their once-prosperous nation, delivered a stinging defeat to the ruling socialist party by voting decisively for the opposition in parliamentary elections. But last week the state turned red again....

Family believes body is that of missing Argentine protester
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) -- The brother of an Argentine protester whose disappearance prompted nationwide demonstrations said Friday that the family believes a body found in a river is that of activist Santiago Maldonado....

Mexican prosecutor fired for revealing corruption probe
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Mexico's government fired the top electoral-crimes prosecutor Friday for revealing an investigation that opponents say suggested possible corrupt financing for the ruling party....

Experts say Chile poet did not die of cancer, deepen mystery
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) -- A team of international scientists said Friday that Nobel Prize-winning poet Pablo Neruda did not die of cancer or malnutrition, rejecting the official cause of death but not laying to rest one of the great mysteries of post-coup Chile....