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  • ASSOCIATED PRESS Argentina's Carlos Tevez, center, is lifted by teammates at the bench to celebrate his scoring the third goal during the World Cup round of 16 soccer match between Argentina and Mexico at Soccer City in Johannesburg, South Africa, Sunday, June 27, 2010.

    Argentina knocks off Mexico to advance

    Carlos Tevez scored two goals and Gonzalo Higuain added another Sunday to give Argentina a 3-1 win over Mexico and a spot in the World Cup quarterfinals.

  • **FILE** In this June 7, 2010 photo, people stand on the Paso Del Norte border bridge to watch the police activity below after 15-year-old Sergio Adrian Hernandez Huereca was killed below the bridge in the city of Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. Federal records show that Hernandez was among El Paso's most wanted juvenile smugglers. (Associated Press)

    Teen shot by Border Patrol had arrests

    A 15-year-old Mexican boy shot and killed was among El Paso's most wanted juvenile immigrant smugglers.

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    Mexico on Tuesday asked a federal court in Arizona to declare the state's new immigration law unconstitutional, arguing that the country's own interests and its citizens' rights are at stake.

  • ASSOCIATED PRESS Uruguay  players celebrate at the end of the World Cup group A soccer match between Mexico and Uruguay  at Royal Bafokeng Stadium in Rustenburg, South Africa, on Tuesday, June 22, 2010. Uruguay won 1-0.

    Uruguay tops Mexico, but both advance

    Uruguay secured top spot in Group A with a 1-0 win over Mexico on Tuesday, although the Mexicans still advanced to the knockout round at the expense of host South Africa.

  • Mexican federal police and forensic experts stand next to the body of 14 year-old Sergio Adrian Hernandez Huereca, under the Paso Del Norte border bridge, as U.S. officials watch from the U.S. side at right, in Ciudad Juarez, northern Mexico, Monday, June 7, 2010. Chihuahua state officials released a statement Tuesday, June 8, demanding a full investigation into the death of the boy who was allegedly shot by a U.S. Border Patrol agent after a confrontation, according to Mexican authorities.(AP Photo)

    Mexicans angry as U.S. Border Patrol kills teen

    Mexicans are seething over the second death of a fellow citizen at the hands of U.S. Border Patrol agents in two weeks, an incident near downtown El Paso that is threatening to escalate tensions over migrant issues.

  • Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano concedes the U.S.-Mexico border could be "more safe and more secure." (Associated Press)

    Napolitano: Border could be 'more safe'

    Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said Tuesday the U.S.-Mexico border is not as secure as it could be, though she contended that the Obama administration has shown an "absolute laserlike focus on that border."

  • ** FILE ** Sens. John McCain and Jon Kyl, Arizona Republicans, listen on April 19 as Pinal County, Ariz., Sheriff Paul R. Babeu (left) calls for more National Guard troops for border security. Cochise County, Ariz., Sheriff Larry A. Dever (right) concurred. (AP Photo)

    McCain, Kyl want troops on U.S.-Mexico border

    With border violence flaring again, the two U.S. senators from Arizona on Monday called on President Obama to deploy 3,000 National Guard troops to the U.S.-Mexico border in their state, saying the borders must be secured before the White House pursues a broader immigration bill.

  • **FILE** Jesus Vicente Zambada-Niebla (Associated Press)

    'Significant' Mexican drug lord in U.S. court

    A top Sinaloa Cartel lieutenant, accused of directing the assassinations of rivals as well as Mexican and U.S. government officials as part of a raging drug war that has claimed more than 8,000 lives, will be arraigned Tuesday in federal court in Chicago on charges of smuggling multiple tons of cocaine and heroin into this country.

  • BOOKS: 'A Country of Vast Designs'

    To indifferent students of American history, our 11th president, James Knox Polk, may seem to be just another of those semiobscure White House occupants of no particular distinction. However, as Robert W. Merry shows us, he deserves much more than that.

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