A combination of poverty and loyalty keep families in these hidden slums along the US-Mexico border, often for generations.
The 24-year-old accused could face charges including uttering threats and public incitement of hatred. Police, who said the gun the man was waving was a fake, said he could also be charged with perpetrating a "hoax regarding terrorist activity."
Conservatives are already pushing to fast-track a bill that Edward Snowden has called "the most intrusive and least accountable surveillance regime in the West."
"Those who did this say they are Muslims—they are not. No religion teaches terrorism."
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Paris is deeply associated with love, but after the horrific attacks of last week, which left 129 people dead, too many are trying to use the city to fill us with hate.
Profound idiocy gave way to the genuinely profound. But then it was straight back to the idiocy.
He was polling at less than one percent.
The latest Global Terrorism Index released by the Institute for Economics and Peace found that terror-related deaths have increased nearly ninefold since 2000, while the economic costs have jumped tenfold over the past decade.
In an interview with the French daily La Provence, the man — who is known only as "Sébastien" — described what happened after gunmen stormed the Bataclan concert hall during the terror attacks in Paris.
The refugees who've risked their lives to flee terrorism could find themselves becoming scape goats.
The US Secretary of State announced plans that could lead to other groups ganging up on the Islamic State in the near future.
Despite the racial unrest at the University of Missouri, I stay because I have a right to a quality education and because at some point, we have to make a stand.
A family of five have been fast-tracked to Perth because the mother is pregnant and will be soon unable to fly.
France has invoked the European Union's mutual assistance clause for the first time, which obliges member states to take action if another state is the victim of armed aggression on its territory.
Sealing off a country is certainly possible, but it would have catastrophic consequences.
In the wake of the Paris attacks, Western military powers appear likely to escalate their anti-Islamic State strategies. But what are their options?
Today, GOP governors vow to keep refugees out, the mayor of Minneapolis has called for a federal civil rights investigation into the police shooting of Jamar Clark, Charlie Sheen reveals he is HIV positive, and more
Various politicians, religious leaders, and even a rapper have used the terror assault in Paris to advance their own policy agendas. Here are a few noteworthy examples.
The powerful French military can do serious damage to IS, and do so in spectacular fashion. But winning a ground war against a brutal insurgency would be a very different story.
As Europe reels from the terrorist attacks in Paris and the number of refugees fleeing ISIS continues to grow, hateful demonstrations like this will probably become a lot more common.
In the wake of the Paris attacks, a group of mostly Republican governors is saying they won't take on any refugees from the war-torn nation—but experts say that they don't even have the power to do that.
While many Canadians showed their support for the world's terror victims, some showed a more hateful side to the country's Muslims.