The turkey, at least the commercial breeds available in the US, did not originate here. Credit goes to the Aztecs of Mesoamerica who first domesticated the bird 2500 years ago, and the conquistadors who escorted it along a circuitous journey to the US.
The town of Silao, in the Mexican state of Guanajuato, has seen its manufacturing base grow under NAFTA. General Motors built a plant there soon after NAFTA came into effect, and the plant is still running strong.
Stray dogs in Mexico City have been accused of the recent mauling deaths of four people. Journalist Jennifer Schmidt tells host Marco Werman why hundreds of thousands of strays are a dangerous and growing problem in the Mexican capital.
A group of Republican donors and fundraisers have sent a letter to GOP lawmakers in the House, urging them to "fix our broken immigration system." Anchor Carol Hills speaks with Lynn Tramonte, with the immigrant advocacy group America's Voice.
Among the hundreds of cases of missing Mexicans documented by a Human Rights Watch report is the one of the 10 missing hunters from Guanajuato. Two years after the group vanished while on a hunting trip, their families are still waiting for answers.
Pope Benedict XVi is travelling to Mexico this weekend to say mass and meet the faithful. But he's coming at a time of deep division among Mexican Catholics. Mexico City has passed liberal laws allowing for same-sex marriage and abortions — two practices banned by the Catholic Church and in much of the rest of Mexico.