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Capital murder charges filed against 2 Venezuelan men in the death of a 12-year-old girl in Houston

Jun. 21, 2024 16:59 PM EDT

Prosecutors filed capital murder charges Friday against two men suspected of killing a 12-year-old Houston girl whose body was found in a creek after she disappeared during a walk to a convenience store. The charging documents filed in Harris County, Texas, court do not list...

Texas judge orders new election after GOP lawsuit challenged 2022 election result in Houston area

May. 16, 2024 14:40 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — A Texas judge has ruled in favor of a Republican candidate challenging the results in a 2022 judicial race and ordered that a new election be held in the nation’s third-most populous county, a Democratic stronghold that’s been beset by GOP efforts to dictate how ballots are...

Labor laws largely exclude nannies. Some are banding together to protect themselves

May. 15, 2024 06:05 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Map all doors in the home and figure out how to escape. Make a list of items in each room that you can use to defend yourself. Shelves, dishes, night stands, kitchen knives -- all can be weapons if you are attacked. These are among the strategies Judith Bautista...

Migrants indicted in Texas over alleged border breach after judge dismissed charges

Apr. 23, 2024 22:39 PM EDT

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — A Texas grand jury indicted more than 140 migrants on misdemeanor rioting charges Tuesday over an alleged mass attempt to breach the U.S.-Mexico border, a day after a judge threw out the cases. No injuries were reported during the alleged breach on April 12 in...

Unfazed by danger and power, Guatemalan cardinal keeps up fight for migrants and the poor

Apr. 14, 2024 08:06 AM EDT

HUEHUETENANGO, Guatemala (AP) — As more than 100 men carrying an elaborate float of Jesus halted before him, Cardinal Álvaro Ramazzini lost no time in calling for social justice — the hallmark of the Catholic bishop’s decades-long frontline ministry. “Let’s hope that this...