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Johnson overcomes tree trouble for 4-shot lead in Mexico

Feb. 23, 2019 8:04 PM EST

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Dustin Johnson was cruising along Saturday in the Mexico Championship until one swing put him in a bad spot, and the next shot made it even worse. One minute he was leading by six shots. Two holes later, he was leading by two. For all that went wrong, Johnson knew everything was right...

Domestic workers gather to celebrate 'Roma' and the Oscars

Feb. 23, 2019 5:13 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Doris Tapia never imagined that she would get to watch the Oscars at a party in Los Angeles, exchanging the sneakers she wears when she takes care of children in New York for a pair of high heel shoes. The Peruvian nanny is among dozens of domestic workers who will be honored Sunday as...

Johnson builds 2-shot lead in Mexico as Woods rallies

Feb. 22, 2019 8:32 PM EST

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Tiger Woods delivered the shot that had the gallery buzzing. Dustin Johnson produced the golf that left everyone chasing him. Johnson made it through another round at the Mexico Championship without a bogey, and he was so efficient Friday that he putted for birdie on every hole, one of...

Fowler expects drop rule to change after being penalized

Feb. 22, 2019 7:09 PM EST

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Rickie Fowler was penalized one shot Friday in the Mexico Championship for dropping from the wrong height, a new rule he expects to be changed. Fowler hit a shank on his second shot of the round from the 10th fairway. He got a ball from his caddie and instinctively held out his arm at...

Mexico to help "El Chapo" family seek US humanitarian visas

Feb. 22, 2019 3:35 PM EST

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said Friday that he has instructed his government to assist the family of Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman in seeking humanitarian visas to visit the convicted drug trafficker in the United States. During a visit last week to Guzman's hometown of...

Haunting 'Roma' scene shines a rare spotlight on stillbirths

Feb. 22, 2019 1:36 PM EST

Of all the little moments of joy and strife that fill the top-nominated Oscar film "Roma," the most gut-wrenching takes place in a Mexico City hospital room, where a doctor coolly tells a frightened young woman, "Your baby was born dead." The haunting scene, set in 1971, graphically introduces a subject that...

Border agents install razor wire at El Paso bridges

Feb. 22, 2019 1:14 PM EST

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — U.S. Customs and Border Protection says it's installing coils of razor wire at Texas ports of entry across from Juarez, Mexico, where large groups of migrants wait to seek asylum. The agency released photos of long coils of concertina wire installed on movable barriers in El Paso....

McIlroy opens with 63 as Woods struggles in Mexico debut

Feb. 22, 2019 11:11 AM EST

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Rory McIlroy flirted with a hole-in-one on the same par 4 where Tiger Woods hit out-of-bounds with his first shot in Mexico. That's about how their days went Thursday in the Mexico Championship. McIlroy, already off to a solid start on the back nine, hit a 2-iron on the 305-yard opening...

AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Latin America, Caribbean

Feb. 22, 2019 12:01 AM EST

This photo gallery highlights some of the top news images made by Associated Press photographers in Latin America and the Caribbean that were published in the past week. At least 43 people have been slain in Venezuela since opposition leader Juan Guaido declared himself interim president last month, and some...

A long trip, a long day in Mexico for New Zealand's Ryan Fox

Feb. 21, 2019 8:47 PM EST

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Playing golf on foreign soil is nothing new to Ryan Fox. He just didn't know what planet he was on Thursday in the Mexico Championship. Fox was home in New Zealand earlier this week, fresh off a European Tour victory in the Super 6 Perth that moved him to No. 66 in the world. He had...