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  • ICE Arrests 23 Undocumented Immigrants in CT

    There were 23 immigrants picked up in Connecticut during a late September federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) nationwide arrest spree that netted 2,901 alleged criminals authorities say entered this country illegally. The arrest head...
  • Wash Away Thirst campaign underway at local car wash

    Wash Away Thirst campaign underway at local car wash
    A national program to bring clean water to the developing world has finally reached California — and La Caņada Flintridge is its first outpost in the state. The Wash Away Thirst campaign, started by Georgia-based carwash owner Jim Dudley, has now...
  • Mother Facing Deportation Allowed to Stay

    Mother Facing Deportation Allowed to Stay
    A mother of three facing deportation has been granted a reprieve after a protest on her behalf Wednesday morning. After the Wednesday protest, FOX 17 learned that Victoria Lorenzo-Calmo, an illegal alien living in the Grand Rapids area, has been told she...
  • His vision for a better world [Corrected]

    While most of us don't think twice about our ability to see the world around us, many lack even the basic access to eyeglasses. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: An earlier version of this story incorrectly stated Dr. Ahsan Khan was the president of...
  • Bedford County teen working to bring clean water to Guatemala

    Bedford County teen working to bring clean water to Guatemala
    Clean water was something Hunter Smith used to take for granted. "Being here in the United States, I've got clean water in the sink," said Smith.  "Basically anywhere, I can get water anytime." Smith's attitude changed last summer, following a...
  • 40-foot Sinkhole Opens Up Under Woman's Bed

    40-foot Sinkhole Opens Up Under Woman's Bed
    GUATEMALA CITY, Guatemala (CNN) -- The first step out of bed could have been a big one. A woman in Guatemala City reports that a sinkhole, 40 feet deep and almost 3 feet across, opened under her bed Monday. "When we heard the loud boom we thought a gas...
  • Drug violence spilling into Guatemala

    Twice before, the anti-drug agents had gotten a tip about a load of cocaine at the hulking industrial park on this dreary stretch of highway half an hour outside Guatemala City. Twice before, a U.S. official said, they had found nothing. On their third...
  • PASSINGS: Jyoti Basu, Joe Shannon

    PASSINGS: Jyoti Basu, Joe Shannon
    Jyoti Basu Communist statesman of India Jyoti Basu, 95, a veteran communist leader who in 1996 came close to becoming India's prime minister, died Sunday in Calcutta of multiple organ failure, a party spokesman said. Basu became chief minister of West...
  • Artisans of the roast

    A great cup of coffee starts with great beans. As recently as 10 years ago, finding good whole bean coffee usually meant seeking out the little gourmet shops that imported it, finding a Peet's or Illy store -- or having an Italian (or Guatemalan)...
  • Latin Grammy noms unveiled

    Latin Grammy noms unveiled
    Hips don't lie, Shakira famously sings, but they sure help her win accolades, as the Colombian sensation scoops up a field-leading five nominations for the seventh annual Latin Grammy Awards, announced Tuesday in New York. The belly-dancing singer-...
  • Ralph D. Winter dies at 84; Christian missionary was one of America's most influential evangelicals

    Ralph D. Winter, a Christian missionary who was named one of America's 25 most influential evangelicals by Time magazine in 2005, died Wednesday at his home in Pasadena after battling multiple myeloma and lymphoma. He was 84. Winter stepped onto the...
  • 'Open Veins' and enduring ills in Latin America

    'Open Veins' and enduring ills in Latin America
    The reading list for my college core course at UC Santa Cruz in the early 1970s included a book by a young Uruguayan author, Eduardo Galeano, called "Open Veins of Latin America: Five Centuries of the Pillage of a Continent." The book, which excoriated...