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Mother, daughter desperate to leave Venezuela flee on footBarely able to feed her daughter and struggling to earn a living, Sandra Cadiz made the desperate decision to leave Venezuela
The Associated Press31 minutes ago
Police: 2 dead, dozens injured in protests across HaitiAt least two people were killed and dozens injured during large protests across Haiti over alleged misuse of government funds, authorities said Thursday
The Associated Press1 hour ago
The Mega Millions jackpot is displayed as a customer leaves the Corner Market, Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018, in Lyndhurst, Ohio. The next drawing will be Friday. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
Mega Millions jackpot jumps to $970M as drawing approachesThe Mega Millions jackpot has climbed to $970 million, inching ever-closer to the $1 billion mark
The Associated Press1 hour ago
A Honduran migrant wearing a U.S. flag motif shirt, holds a sandwich at an improvised shelter in Chiquimula, Guatemala, Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018. U.S. President Donald Trump threatened on Tuesday to cut aid to Honduras if it doesn't stop the impromptu caravan of migrants, but it remains unclear if governments in the region can summon the political will to physically halt the determined border-crossers. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
Pressure turns to Mexico as migrant caravan heads for borderAs about 3,000 Hondurans made their way through Guatemala, attention and pressure are turning to Mexico
The Associated Press2 hours ago
The Latest: Migrants in caravan set sights on Mexico borderSeveral thousand Honduran migrants who set out in a caravan hoping to reach the United States have passed through Guatemala City and now have their sights set on the border with Mexico
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Their money worthless, Venezuela's desperate flee by footBarely able to feed her daughter and struggling to earn a living, Sandra Cadiz made the desperate decision to leave Venezuela
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Demonstrators depicting female victims of forced sterilization during Alberto Fujimori's government, perform during a protest in Lima, Peru, Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018. Hundreds marched in Lima's downtown to protest against government corruption. An appeals judge has freed Peru's opposition leader Keiko Fujimori a week after she was arrested during a money laundering investigation. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia)
Judge frees Peru opposition leader Keiko FujimoriAn appeals judge has freed Peru's opposition leader Keiko Fujimori a week after she was arrested, but she remains under investigation over undeclared financial contributions to her 2011 campaign
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Follow the trek of Venezuelan migrants fleeing on footFor nine days a team of Associated Press journalists followed a Venezuelan mother and her daughter fleeing their nation's crippling economic and humanitarian crisis as they tried to cross three borders and nearly 2,700 miles
The Associated Press13 hours ago
Peru's president soars as he channels anger over corruptionPeruvian President Martin Vizcarra is on a crusade to clean up corrupt politics and become a voice for the poor and forgotten after his surprising ascension to the post earlier this year
The Associated Press13 hours ago
Mexican government shields officials from corruption probeLess than two months before Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto leaves office, his administration is seeking to shield itself from a corruption investigation that has the potential to sweep up federal officials
The Associated Press16 hours ago
Honduran migrants who are traveling to the U.S. as a group get a free ride in the back of a driver's truck as they make their way through Zacapa, Guatemala, Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018. The group of some 2,000 Honduran migrants hit the road in Guatemala again Wednesday, hoping to reach the United States despite President Donald Trump's threat to cut off aid to Central American countries that don't stop them. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
Migrants moving again in Guatemala, Trump targets DemocratsMore than 2,000 Honduran migrants traveling en masse through Guatemala have resumed their journey toward the United States, even as U.S. President Donald Trump sought to turn the caravan into a political issue three weeks before midterm elections
The Associated Press18 hours ago
Brazil presidential candidates woo religious leadersBrazil's presidential candidates wooed church leaders Wednesday ahead of a runoff in this deeply religious country with sizable Catholic and evangelical populations
The Associated Press22 hours ago


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