Pentagon chief: Broader approach to border security needed

Pentagon chief says US government needs a broader, more effective approach to border control
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The Latest: Defense officials tour sections of border wall

Top defense officials have toured sections of the U.S.-Mexico border to see how the military could reinforce efforts to block drug smuggling and other illegal a
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Pentagon chief getting firsthand look at US-Mexico border

The Pentagon's acting chief is visiting the U.S.-Mexico border in Texas as he considers how to use emergency powers invoked by President Donald Trump to help bu
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AP FACT CHECK: Undocumented GOP, Dem rhetoric on immigration

AP FACT CHECK: When the rhetoric over illegal immigration is undocumented, from Trump, GOP and Democrats
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Border agents install razor wire at El Paso bridges

U.S. Customs and Border Protection says it's installing coils of razor wire at ports of entry in El Paso, Texas, across from Juarez, Mexico, where large groups
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Judge considers expanding child separation case

San Diego federal judge considers expanding immigrant families separation case after revelation policy started in 2017
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Texas border county, nonprofit sue Trump over 'emergency'

A West Texas border county and a nonprofit civil rights group have jointly filed a lawsuit in federal court aiming to overturn President Donald Trump's national
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Border wall a complex issue for 2020 prospect Beto O'Rourke

For Beto O'Rourke, the border wall is an up-close-and-personal issue, laden with nuance, as he eyes presidential race
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AP FACT CHECK: Trump's skewed picture of border perils

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's skewed picture of immigrant perils underpins his extraordinary declaration of a national emergency at the southern border
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Beto O'Rourke planning stops in 2020 battleground Midwest

Potential 2020 presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke is coming to the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus for a meet and greet with students and faculty
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Cockroaches named after exes to be fed to Texas zoo animals

Not in the Valentine's Day spirit? A Texas zoo has a cockroach that can help
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AP FACT CHECK: Trump hails auto revival that's not happened

AP FACT CHECK: Trump hails 'massive numbers' of car companies rushing into US - but they aren't
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Trump says having a dog would feel 'a little phony' to him

President Donald Trump isn't hiding the fact that he's not a dog person
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Congressional lawmakers reach deal on border wall funding

Deal reached on border wall funding that would avert a second government shutdown this year
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The Latest: Budget deal calls for far less border wall money

AP sources: Budget deal to keep government open provides far less money than Trump demanded for border wall
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Trump tries to turn border debate his way with El Paso rally

Trump turning to rally politics in El Paso to gain an edge in debate over border wall
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New Mexico Chicano leader Tijerina is subject of new film

Reies Lopez Tijerina, a Pentecostal preacher turned activist who led a violent raid of a northern New Mexico courthouse more than 50 years ago, is the subject o
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AP FACT CHECK: Trump claims he's vindicated in Russia probe

AP FACT CHECK: Trump overstates an 'announcement' that he's been cleared of collusion between Russia and his campaign during the 2016 election
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El Paso bristles at Trump's claim that wall made city safe

In his State of the Union, President Donald Trump said a 'powerful barrier' had cut crime rates and turned El Paso from one of the nation's most dangerous citie
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New Mexico officer accused of claiming fake hours, tickets

A New Mexico State Police officer assigned to the Alamogordo area is accused of claiming hours he didn't work and claiming to have written hundreds of fake traf
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Border Patrol arrests 290 migrants near port in New Mexico

U.S. Border Patrol agents have arrested 290 Central Americans who entered the country illegally near a port of entry in a remote area of southwestern New Mexico
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AP FACT CHECK: Trump swipes progress from Obama era

AP FACT CHECK: In Trump's estimation, the good times began to roll for the country on the night he was elected, so he doesn't hesitate to claim progress from th
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O'Rourke to lead anti-wall march during Trump Texas rally

Beto O'Rourke will lead a march though his hometown of El Paso, Texas, to protest a border wall at the same time President Donald Trump will be holding a rally
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Arizona city officials want border wall's razor wire removed

Officials in a small Arizona border city passed a resolution Wednesday night condemning the installation of new razor wire that now covers the entirety of a tal
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