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‘Open-air prison’ in southern Mexico traps thousands of migrants

TAPACHULA, MEXICO – Thousands of migrants are trapped in Tapachula, just north of Mexico’s border with Guatemala, where they face strict limitations on their movements, few job prospects, poor living conditions and long waits for immigration hearings. Some have labeled Tapachula an “open-air prison,” others call it the southern extension of the U.S. border.


Mexico, Uruguay use friendly at State Farm Stadium as World Cup tuneup

GLENDALE – With the World Cup just five months away, Mexico faced off against Uruguay in front of 57,000 fans at State Farm Stadium and used it as a World Cup tuneup.


Mexico fans come out strong for team’s loss to Uruguay in soccer friendly at State Farm Stadium

GLENDALE – The strong run of success by Mexico’s national soccer team came to an end Thursday against Uruguay at State Farm Stadium. It was still a night to remember for nearly 60,000 fans.


‘Shut up and dribble’? Not anymore as Steve Kerr, Mercury players use their platform

PHOENIX – In the aftermath of the Uvalde, Texas, shootings, athletes including Steve Kerr and Brianna Turner continue trend of speaking out about social justice issues.


Peanuts, Cracker Jack and the origins of spring training: the evolution of baseball’s preseason

PHOENIX – It is hard to imagine, but spring training – a baseball fan’s rite of passage – wasn’t always part of the sports narrative in Arizona.


Bloom where you’re planted: How a south Phoenix farm harnesses Mother Earth

PHOENIX – Spaces of Opportunity – a partnership that includes Unlimited Potential, the Desert Botanical Garden and the Roosevelt Elementary School District – consists of small family gardens and a 10-acre incubator farm, as well as a farmers market. Its mission is to provide all south Phoenix families access to healthful, affordable food, promote active living and create strong bonds to individual cultures.


Care and comfort: From horses to micro-mini cows, animals can help with human ailments

PHOENIX – From mini-micro cows to horses, Cronkite News journalists take a look at how different animals around the Valley are helping people with a variety of ailments.


Soccer’s popularity in Arizona has helped Phoenix Rising groom top academy players

CHANDLER – The Phoenix Rising have signed two more players from their youth academy to two-way contracts, signaling the talent level in Arizona continues to rise.


Alguacil de Cochise: Crimen fronterizo en un ‘máximo histórico’, se necesita una reforma migratoria

WASHINGTON – El alguacil del condado de Cochise le dijo a un comité de la Cámara de Representantes el miércoles que los delitos relacionados con la frontera se encuentran en un “máximo histórico” y que solo empeorarán sin una reforma migratoria integral.


Cochise sheriff: Border crime at ‘all-time high,’ immigration reform needed

WASHINGTON - The Cochise County sheriff told a House hearing on human trafficking Wednesday that border-related crimes are at an “all-time high,” and would only get worse without comprehensive immigration reform.


Remembering Jackie Robinson the person, on the anniversary of his Major League debut

LOS ANGELES – This year, April 15 marks the 75th anniversary of Dodger player Jackie Robinson breaking Major League Baseball’s color barrier, and his legacy lives on in more than just the sports history books.


LGBTQ advocates want blood donation restriction lifted for gay and bisexual men

PHOENIX – U.S. Rep. Greg Stanton and others are pushing for the FDA to eliminate current blood donation restrictions on gay and bisexual men.