The remains of several US soldiers killed in the Mexican-American War were received Wednesday at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware with the usual military honors. They were able to come home from Mexico hanks to years of diplomatic negotiations and detective work by scientists and historians.
Ricardo Aca has been speaking out against Trump's comments about Mexican immigrants. Following Trump's visit to Mexico on Wednesday, we reached out to Aca to get his impression and to see if his views on Trump had changed.
Many Mexicans have already made their minds up about Donald Trump. But, they're also now angry to see their president treat the US candidate like an actual statesman, given Trump's words about Mexicans.
The Soccket is a soccer ball with a twist — a generator inside that turns kicks into power that can run a small lamp. Its American inventors and celebrity backers say it provides hours of light so poor children in homes without electricity can study at night. But this bright idea has run into some technical problems.
Taco al pastor, the classic Mexican street food that’s popular in the US, has roots in a surprising place: the Middle East. Thanks to immigrants from the former Ottoman Empire, the classic street dish of shawarma morphed into the beloved taco of today.
When May 5 rolls around, many Mexican restaurants use the occasion to offer margarita and enchilada specials. In fact, for many Americans, Cinco de Mayo is just one big fiesta — without any idea how it started.
Some US Border Patrol agents believe the threat from ISIS on the US border is very real. But some southwestern politicians call the contention little more than anti-Islamic fear-mongering, saying the evidence doesn't support claims of ISIS infiltration.