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    On Mexico’s Border With U.S.,Desperation as Migrant Traffic Piles Up

    Mexico is struggling to deal with a new wave of migrants expelled from the U.S. while even more come north hoping to cross. Shelters that were empty four months ago are now having to turn many away.

    A Green Wave? Mexico’s Marijuana Market May Be Middling

    Lawmakers in Mexico are on the verge of legalizing marijuana, but economists and industry analysts warn against expecting much monetary benefit.

    Mexico Set to Legalize Marijuana, Becoming World’s Largest Market

    Lawmakers in Mexico have approved a bill to legalize recreational cannabis, but in a country still marred by a deadly drug war, the proposal has proved divisive.

    Mexico Arrests Police Officers Over Massacre

    The arrest of government agents for the brutal killing of 19 people, including several migrants, is one of the first times local police have been charged with such a crime.

    Mexico’s president is the latest world leader to become infected with the coronavirus.

    Andrés Manuel López Obrador has scoffed at precautions to stop the spread of the coronavirus. Now he has it.
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    In pictures: Fire and thunder fill the night sky as Israel’s Iron Dome is tested.

    The system that protects Israeli cities has had to intercept a barrage of rockets over the past week.

    Israel’s attack on a press building in Gaza draws condemnations.

    Media groups demand explanations after Israeli forces destroyed the high-rise that housed the offices of The Associated Press and other news outlets.

    On the Scrappy Fringes of French Politics, Marine Le Pen Tries to Rebrand

    Marine Le Pen, the far-right leader and main challenger to President Emmanuel Macron in next year’s election, wants to persuade voters that she and...

    Why is Covid Killing So Many Young Children in Brazil? Doctors Are Baffled

    Experts believe Brazil’s overloaded hospital system and uneven access to health care are among the reasons babies and small children are succumbing to the...

    An annual day of Palestinian grievance comes amid the upheaval.

    Nakba Day on Saturday denotes the 1948 displacement of hundreds of thousands of Palestinians amid Israel’s declaration of independence.