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Immigrants touched by Mexico quake, try to help from afar

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| The earthquake set off a frantic response in communities around the U.S. as people desperately try to connect with loved ones or figure out ways to send help, money and goods.

New 6.1 earthquake shakes a jittery Mexico

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A new earthquake shook Mexico, toppling damaged homes and causing alarm in a country reeling from two quakes that have killed more than 400 people.

Trump disinvites NBA star Stephen Curry from White House visit

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The comment came one day after the president told NFL owners to fire players who won't stand for the national anthem.

Who put the 'hispanic' in Hispanic Heritage Month?

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The idea of people from the Latin American diaspora referring to themselves as 'Hispanic' or 'Latino' or 'Latinx' is a fairly new one.

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Why a potential 'Free Speech Week' at Berkeley is causing a stir

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Organized by a conservative student publication and right-wing activist Milo Yiannopoulos, the event is a response to what they see as university efforts to shut down conservative speakers on campus.

Kim Jong Un calls Trump 'dotard' in statement

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In an extraordinary statement released through state media, the North Korean leader says the U.S. president is "surely a rogue and a gangster fond of playing with fire, rather than a politician."

​LA team helps search for Mexico quake survivors

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Mexico's federal police said several people were lifted out of the debris of two buildings Thursday.

The US-Mexico border is already dangerous to cross, even without a wall

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According to a documentary project examining the U.S.-Mexico border, much of it is made of desert, mountains, and river canyons; in short, it's already pretty tough to cross.

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Mexico City earthquake: All children are accounted for

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Search teams are working feverishly to find any survivors who were trapped. However, Navy Assistant Secretary Angel Enrique Sarmiento said there is no missing child at the collapsed Mexico City school that has been the focus of rescue efforts.

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