Mexico: Teacher wounded in January school shooting dies
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Mexican authorities say a teacher who was wounded by a teenage student in a school shooting two months ago has died....

Argentine Senate approves medical use of cannabis oil
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) -- Argentina's Senate has given final legislative approval to a bill legalizing the use of cannabis oil and other marijuana derivatives for medicinal purposes, and setting up a regulatory framework for the state to prescribe and distribute them to patients....

Outrage over sex assault ruling in Mexico, judge suspended
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Prosecutors are appealing a court ruling that dismissed sex crime charges because there was no proof the suspect acted "with lascivious intent," and judicial authorities announced Wednesday that the judge in the case had been suspended....

El Salvador bans all metals mining, marking first
SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) -- El Salvador's congress has approved a total ban on the mining of metals in the country, one of the first to enact such a broad ban....

11 arrested in killing of Puerto Rico police sergeant
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) -- Puerto Rico's justice secretary says 11 people have been arrested in the killing of a police sergeant at a public housing project last year....