Migrants say crossing Mexico has become increasingly challenging


Mexican authorities have increased efforts to impede the transit of migrants arriving at the southern US border in response to requests by the Biden administration.

The CAFEMIN shelter in Mexico City is designed for 80 people, but it's currently hosting 500, with most of them sleeping on gym mats in the shelter's basketball court.

Shelters for migrants in Mexico City overwhelmed as US changes its asylum rules

Argelia Gil Samaniego has been practicing highline for a couple years, but the Cruz del Diablo was by far her most ambitious effort yet.

Hundreds of feet in the air, Sonoran highliners face fears and find balance

Sparse trees seen near Orizaba Peak in Mexico

As Mexico’s last glaciers melt, communities that depend on mountain springs scramble to find solutions

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"Water is for the people" reads a sign in defense of Indigenous land and water rights at a large gathering in Ahuacatlán, Puebla state, Mexico.

Indigenous communities score victories against two mining projects in Mexico

President Joe Biden waves towards the White House balcony in Washington

US, Canada and Mexico to hold talks at the White House

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The US, Canada and Mexico are holding trilateral talks today in Washington. Also, volunteers who helped in search-and-rescue operations for migrants at sea are on trial in Greece. And, Iraq has flown home hundreds of its citizens who were camped out at the Belarus-Poland border.

Commuters drive amidst morning haze and toxic smog as schools and some coal-based power plants close down in New Delhi, India

Heavy smog shuts down schools in India’s capital

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Schools and colleges in India’s capital are shut down indefinitely due to heavy smog. Also, thousands of homes are evacuated after severe storms in western Canada. And, US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken visits Kenya for talks on regional issues.

A health worker inoculates a man next to a banner thanking Prime Minister Narendra Modi for 1 billion doses of COVID-19 vaccine at a government hospital in New Delhi, India

A milestone for India: 1 billion COVID-19 vaccine doses administered.

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India administers 1 billion COVID-19 vaccinations, while Russia implements new restrictions as cases and deaths soar. Also, the government of Eswatini has directed mobile operators to suspend Facebook and its messenger app amid protests against King Mswati III. And, several countries have called on the UN to downplay the need to move away from a dependence on fossil fuels.

A family visits across the U.S.-Canada border at the Peace Arch Historical State Park as a cyclist rides past on the Canadian side, in Blaine, Wash.

US to reopen land borders next month to fully vaccinated people

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The US will reopen its land borders to nonessential travel in November for people who are fully vaccinated. Also, the international community is looking for ways to help Afghans financially, while circumventing the Taliban government. And, Iran and Saudi Arabia are holding talks brokered by Iraq to repair ties and come to an agreement to end the war in Yemen.

Students stand in a line in front of the US Supreme Court with signs that read "Home is here"

A new generation of DACA youth depends on Biden for support


DACA was introduced in 2012 by the Obama administration to protect undocumented youth from deportation.