| Jun 23, 2014
| 8:04 PM
FIFA has cleared Mexico of disciplinary action for the use of a derogatory term in a cheer against opposing teams, which some consider homophobic, and thousands of Mexicans used it enthusiastically in their 3-1 win against Croatia in Recife Monday....
| Jun 8, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Here are the prospective U.S. starters for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil:
TIM HOWARD Goalkeeper
Age: 35. Club team: Everton (England).
Caps: 100. Goals: 0.
On his second World Cup team ... Tied for second in national team history with 100 caps...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 6:31 PM
MEXICO CITY — Citizen "self-defense" groups that have emerged to fight off a ruthless drug cartel in the state of Michoacan should take steps to join the government security apparatus or disarm, Mexican officials said Thursday.
| Apr 28, 2014
| 4:02 PM
The mayor of Lazaro Cardenas, a major commercial port city in Mexico’s troubled Michoacan state, has been arrested and accused of kidnapping, extortion and links to organized crime, officials said Monday.
The arrest of Arquimides Oseguera was part...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 2:25 PM
A top leader of a vigilante "self-defense" group in the western state of Michoacan on Friday gave the Mexican government an ultimatum: free captured members of the movement by May 10 or expect all hell to break loose.
Jose Manuel Mireles said if members...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 4:11 PM
MEXICO CITY — The Mexican government has set a date for the so-called self-defense militias in the troubled western state of Michoacan to dissolve and account for their weapons, a move that does not necessarily signal the end of the vigilante...
| Apr 18, 2014
A warehouse built by onetime Chicago merchant Montgomery Ward & Co. is now home to the sleekly chic U.S. headquarters of an imported corporate citizen: Britain-based vacuum cleaner-maker Dyson.
The company that made an everyday household appliance hot...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 6:44 AM
Southwest Airlines, the nation's largest domestic carrier, begins flying outside of the borders of the U.S. on Tuesday, with flights to the Caribbean.
The expansion of service comes as part of Southwest's previously announced plan to take over the...
| Apr 29, 2014
To some, Sean Astin is known as Patty Duke's little boy. But for moviegoers who grew up with him, the 43-year-old actor is little Mikey from "The Goonies" or the plucky star of "Rudy." And with his portrayal of Samwise Gamgee in "The Lord of the Rings"...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 12:48 PM
Evoking the glamour of modern Mexico City, Compañía de Café in San Fernando will celebrate its grand opening Friday. Compañía de Café serves specialty coffee drinks and aguas frescas along with savory and sweet pastries, all with Mexican flavors and...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 10:18 AM
A man charged in the murder of Brian A. Terry, a U.S. Border Patrol agent whose death was at the center of the Operation Fast and Furious investigation, has been returned to the United States and is scheduled to appear in federal court on Wednesday,...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Arsonists torched four restaurants, bars and an auto dealership. A bomb threat evacuated a hospital. Bodies turned up, including a headless one at someone's door and a man snatched from the Wal-Mart store and dumped in a field. Gun battles raged within...