TIJUANA, Mexico — A steady trickle of Central American migrants have been finding ways to climb over, tunnel under or slip through the U.S. border wall to plant their feet on U.S. soil and ask for asylum.
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BEIJING — China raised the pressure on the United States and Canada as a bail hearing for a top Chinese technology executive was set to resume Monday in Vancouver, British Columbia.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.—Christmas turkey rocketed toward the International Space Station yesterday, along with cranberry sauce, candied yams, and the obligatory fruitcake.
The SpaceX booster missed its landing zone on the ground after lift-off, however, and ended up in the sea just a couple of miles offshore.
HOUSTON—George H.W. Bush, who shaped history as 41st president and patriarch of a family that occupied the White House for a dozen years, was going to his final rest today in Texas.
More than 11,000 people paid their respects to Bush as his casket lay in repose all night at a Houston church where his family worshipped.
BEIJING — China on Thursday demanded Canada release a Huawei Technologies executive who was arrested in a case that adds to technology tensions with Washington and threatens to complicate trade talks.
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump promised on Twitter that tariffs would maximize the country’s economic heft and “MAKE AMERICA RICH AGAIN.”
Almost all economists say the president is wrong. That’s because tariffs are taxes on imports. They can cause higher prices, reduce trade among countries and hurt overall economic growth as a result.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.—After a two-year chase, a NASA spacecraft arrived yesterday at the ancient asteroid Bennu—its first visitor in billions of years.
The robotic explorer Osiris-Rex pulled within 19 km of the diamond-shaped space rock.
It will get even closer in the days ahead and go into orbit around Bennu on Dec. 31.
WASHINGTON—The nation's capital embraced George H.W. Bush in death with solemn ceremony and high tributes to his service and decency, as the remains of the 41st president took their place in the Capitol Rotunda for three days of mourning and praise by the political elite and everyday citizens alike.
SEVERANCE, Colo.—A nine-year-old boy has convinced the leaders of a small northern Colorado town to overturn a nearly century-old ban on snowball fights, and he already knows who his first target will be: his little brother.
HOUSTON — President George H.W. Bush said a lot with socks.
A visit from friend and fellow former president, Bill Clinton, inspired him to wear a pair emblazoned with Clinton’s face. He wore Houston Texans’ socks when meeting with the head coach. At the funeral for his wife, Barbara Bush, he wore socks featuring books as a tribute to her work promoting literacy.