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In this Jan. 14, 2020 photo, tears well up in Ana Lucia Salazar's eyes as she tells her story of abuse, during an interview in Mexico City. Salazar says that she was sexually abused by a Legion of Christ priest when she was eight. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)

10 years after Vatican reform, Legion in new abuse crisis

Jan. 20, 2020 3:57 PM EST

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The administrator of the elite Catholic school in Cancun, Mexico, used to take the girls out of class and send them to the chapel, where the priest from the Legion of Christ religious order would sexually abuse them. “As some were reading the Bible, he would rape the others in...

A view of the University Hospital in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon state, Mexico, Monday, Jan. 6, 2020, where the survivors of an attack on a family in a car with Oklahoma license plates are being treated. Mexican authorities continued searching Monday for the gunmen responsible for an attack on a sparsely traveled stretch of highway near the Texas border that left a 13-year-old U.S. citizen dead and four relatives wounded. (AP Photo/Antonio Escobar)

US family attacked on notorious stretch of Mexican highway

Jan. 6, 2020 9:52 PM EST

MONTERREY, Mexico (AP) — Mexican authorities continued searching Monday for the gunmen responsible for an attack on a sparsely traveled stretch of highway near the Texas border that left a 13-year-old U.S. boy dead and four relatives wounded. On Saturday night, a family traveling in two vehicles was...

File-This May 1, 2019, file photo shows Monterrey's Head Coach Diego Alonso giving instructions to his players during a CONCACAF Champions League final soccer match against Tigres, in Monterrey, Mexico. Inter Miami has hired Alonso, a Uruguayan who has coached two different teams to CONCACAF Champions League titles and officially took over Monday, Dec.30, 2019, as the inaugural manager of Beckham’s club. He was an attacker as a player and prefers the same style as a coach. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell, File)

Beckham's Inter Miami taps Diego Alonso as first coach

Dec. 30, 2019 1:26 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — David Beckham’s new MLS team finally has its first coach, with Inter Miami hiring Diego Alonso. The Uruguayan, who has coached two different teams to CONCACAF Champions League titles, officially took over Monday as the inaugural manager of Beckham’s club. He was an attacker as a...

Flamengo's Gabriel Barbosa celebrates with Flamengo fans end of the Club World Cup semifinal soccer match between Flamengo and Al Hilal at the Khalifa International Stadium in Doha, Qatar, Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2019. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar).

Influx of club fans a '22 World Cup testing ground for Qatar

Dec. 20, 2019 5:29 PM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Cut-price beer being downed in a field. Roadside walls being urinated against. Drum-beating passengers leading chants through the metro. Qatar has taken on a new, very unfamiliar guise this week for a Muslim state that adheres to a strictly conservative religious code. This Persian Gulf...

In this Nov. 26, 2019 photo, a federal police officer assigned to the National Guard and a migration agent help a woman off the cargo hold of a truck packed with migrants being smuggled, at an immigration checkpoint where the truck was stopped in Medellín de Bravo, Veracruz state, Mexico. The final tally of people being smuggled in the truck was 74. (AP Photo/Felix Marquez)

What crackdown? Migrant smuggling business adapts, thrives

Dec. 19, 2019 2:11 PM EST

HERMOSILLO, Mexico (AP) — The heavy-set man swept through a nightclub curtain into the reserved area of a nightclub. In the darkness he agreed to talk about his business: handling the income from smuggling migrants across a 375-mile stretch of the U.S.-Mexico border. “We control all the...

In this Nov. 26, 2019 photo, a federal police officer assigned to the National Guard and a migration agent help a woman off the cargo hold of a truck packed with migrants being smuggled, at an immigration checkpoint where the truck was stopped in Medellín de Bravo, Veracruz state, Mexico. The final tally of people being smuggled in the truck was 74. (AP Photo/Felix Marquez)

What crackdown? Migrant smuggling business adapts, thrives

Dec. 19, 2019 2:06 PM EST

HERMOSILLO, Mexico (AP) — The heavy-set man swept through a curtain into the reserved area of a nightclub as his bodyguard stood nearby. In the darkness, he agreed to talk about his business: handling the income from smuggling migrants across a 375-mile stretch of the U.S.-Mexico border. “We control...

In this Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2019 handout photo released by Nuevo Leon State Civil Defense Agency, survivor Aidan Jacobson sits inside an ambulance  after he was rescued after falling from the El Potrero Chico peak in Hidalgo, Mexico. Jacobson was climbing with California free solo climber Brad Gobright who died in the fall, civil defense officials in northern Mexico reported Thursday. (Nuevo Leon State Civil Defense Agency via AP)

Elite US climber Gobright dies rappelling down rock face

Nov. 29, 2019 6:48 PM EST

MEXICO CITY (AP) — California rock climber Brad Gobright reportedly reached the top of a highly challenging rock face in northern Mexico and was rappelling down with a companion when he fell to his death. Climber Aidan Jacobson of Phoenix, Arizona, told Outside magazine he was with Gobright, and said they...

US mountain climber Brad Gobright dies in Mexico fall

Nov. 28, 2019 8:28 PM EST

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Civil defense officials in northern Mexico reported Thursday that California mountain climber Brad Gobright died in a fall. The fall occurred Wednesday at an almost sheer rock face known as Sendero Luminoso on the El Potrero Chico peak near the northern city of Monterrey. The Nuevo Leon...