Unlike refugees from other troubled countries, only a fraction of Mexicans seeking U.S. asylum are accepted- no matter how horrible their wounds or their stories.5 years ago | Longform
As evening falls on southern Mexico, Sarah (not her real name) is shopping at a fruit market a block from her house. It is Friday, and her father, an investigator for the State Judicial Police, is home relaxing on his night off. Wearing blue jeans...
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Larry Plake was just outside the control tower on his way to bed aboard the Cheyenne, an oil barge anchored six miles off the coast of Nigeria, when he heard the shots. A veteran rig worker for Houston-based oil and gas contractor Global Industrie...
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"Athletes' Feat?" by Richie Whitt, April 2 Dim Whitt I don't know who you think you are, but you have no idea what you're talking about. So why don't you keep your screwed-up, backward opinions about the No. 1 sport in America to yourself? You don...
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"Forest Grumps," by Alexa Schirtzinger, March 19 the Money Tree I enjoyed your article on the tree problems with Dallas City Hall. It looks to me like there should be a follow-up on where the money went. Thanks for this article. I have long felt t...
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BLOWIN' IN THE WINDThe T. Boone Pickens alternative energy show rolls across America T. Boone Pickens looks tired. Standing in the sunken pit of a packed lecture hall at Houston's Rice University, he's hawking his Pickens Plan for energy independe...