Some school districts in New Mexico have been educating students from across the Mexican border for decades. These kids are US citizens living in Mexico. But some critics say the practice should stop because of the expense and because of the drug war.
You might recognize The Heavy by name, but you almost certainly recognize their music. Take their hit song 'How You Like Me Now,' which has been featured in Super Bowl ads, on TV and in Obama campaign appearances. But as all-American as those things are, the band is distinctly British — the latest Brit group to build on American Southern music.
On Friday, coaches and players from the four NCAA men's basketball teams practices before the public and took questions from the media. On Saturday, it's time to bring the Final Four experience on the road, with the Kansas Jayhawks taking on the Ohio State Buckeyes and the Kentucky Wildcats set to take on the Louisville Cardinals.
Tucson's school district was told that its Mexican-American Studies program violated an Arizona law barring ethnic studies, but they were never told how, or why. Now teachers say the school district is implementing draconian actions to try and stay in compliance with a law no one understands.
Wild animals — grizzly bears, bengal tigers, African lions — were released from cages at the compound where they lived overnight. Most have been shot and killed, others have been captured and turned over to the Columbus Zoo, but a few remain at large.
The 10th anniversary of the September 11th attacks is approaching, and Studio 360 is putting together a list of best books, music, movies, and other works of art that have responded to those events. We want to know what you think should be highlighted.
Monica Ortiz Uribe reports on a New Mexico border town that was once attacked by Mexican revolutionary Pancho Villa. It's in the news now because some local officials were arrested on charges of smuggling guns into Mexico. Which town?
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