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Mexican elections reveal frustration with mainstream political parties

By Katlyn Babyak
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Mexico | After weeks of violence and protests, Mexico successfully held elections for political officials yesterday, with thousands of soldiers and police on guard.

Mexico’s pre-election violence claims fourth politician

By Katlyn Babyak
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Mexico | Gunmen shot Mexican congressional candidate Miguel Angel Luna Munguia, a member of the Democratic Revolution Party (PRD), in his campaign office on Tuesday.

Vaccines & Viruses: Troubled trials for Ebola vaccine

By Daniel James Devine
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Vaccines & Viruses | Confounded results. After killing more than 4,700 people in Liberia, the Ebola virus has stopped spreading there, according to health officials who declared…

Midday Roundup: Dzhokhar Tsarnaev finally goes on trial in Boston

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Opening arguments. The trial of accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev began today. In opening arguments, prosecutors described the 20-year-old as…

Texas man vanishes in Mexico, raises fears about mission trip safety

By J.C. Derrick
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Missions | As demonstrators continue to protest the Mexican government’s perceived botched investigation into the disappearance of 43 students, the new disappearance…

Globe Trot: Merkel urges Obama not to arm Ukrainian forces

By Mindy Belz
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International | UKRAINE: Today German Chancellor Angela Merkel meets U.S. President Barack Obama in Washington. She hopes to persuade the United States not to arm Ukrainian…

Globe Trot: Suicide bomber kills 48 at Nigerian school

By Mindy Belz
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International | NIGERIA:At least 48 students are reported killed in a bombing at a secondary school in northern Nigeria. A suicide bomber dressed as a student exploded…

Midday Roundup: Britain asks Twitter, Facebook to help terror fight

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Open up. The head of a British intelligence agency wants more access to Facebook and Twitter, saying the social networks are a vital part of Islamic…

Mexico frees U.S. Marine jailed on weapons charges

By Leigh Jones
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Military | A U.S. Marine jailed for eight months in Mexico is free today after a judge ruled he should be released because of his mental state. Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi…

Marine’s days in a Mexican jail may be numbered

By Caroline Leal
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Military | The mother of a U.S. Marine veteran imprisoned in Mexico for six months after making a wrong turn at the border pleaded earlier this month with lawmakers for…

System overload

By Jamie Dean
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Immigration | A growing crisis of unaccompanied minors at the U.S. border is just one part of an overwhelmed immigration system in need of repair

Globe Trot: Israel arrests suspects in Palestinian teen’s death

By Mindy Belz
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International | ISRAEL: Authorities shocked Israelis and Palestinians on Sunday when they arrested six Jewish suspects accused of burning to death an Arab teenager who was…

 
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