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6.3-magnitude earthquake shakes Mexico's Gulf of California
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- A 6.3-magnitude earthquake struck offshore in Mexico's Gulf of California on Friday morning, but there were no immediate reports of damage....

The Latest: Pope urges end to Amazon rainforest exploitation
PUERTO MALDONADO, Peru (AP) -- The Latest on Pope Francis' visit to Peru (all times local):...

Puerto Rico finances under scrutiny amid 11-year recession
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) -- Top financial officials in Puerto Rico are offering a peek into why the U.S. territory is mired in an 11-year recession as a federal control board demands more transparency and information about the island's finances....

Peru's indigenous welcome Pope Francis to scorching Amazon
PUERTO MALDONADO, Peru (AP) -- Indigenous men, women and children wearing brightly colored headdresses greeted Pope Francis up his arrival in the Amazon Friday, urging the pontiff to help them protect the delicate ecosystem from an onslaught of new threats dramatically changing the biome....

Thorny global issues abound a year into Trump presidency
With a sharp departure from years and sometimes decades of U.S. foreign policy, President Donald Trump has made a seismic global impact during his first year in office....