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When Mexicans Crossed Our Border to Feed Americans in Need

Posted August 31st, 2015 at 4:25 pm (UTC-4)
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In a scene that would have given Donald Trump heart palpitations, 200 flag-waving Mexican troops breached the U.S. border outside Laredo, Tex., 10 years ago and advanced unopposed up Interstate 35 to San Antonio. It was the first time a Mexican army had marched on San Antonio since 1836

10 Years After Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans Is Different, Yet Still the Same

Posted August 28th, 2015 at 3:45 pm (UTC-4)
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President Barack Obama flew to New Orleans to mark a decade of recovery from the near total destruction wrought by Katrina. He praised the resident’s of the so-called “Big Easy” for their resilience under extreme circumstances. But while much of the wreckage has been cleared away and homes rebuilt, much remains left undone.