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Lucy Nicholson

'There were children,' says migrant mother tear-gassed at U.S. border

Nov 27 2018

TIJUANA, Mexico A migrant mother photographed running with her daughters from tear gas at the U.S.-Mexico border said she never expected the U.S. Border Patrol to fire gas canisters at children and families. | Video

After 2,000 miles they crossed the U.S. border; then tragedy struck

Nov 15 2018

TUCSON, Ariz./AGUACATE, Guatemala The 911 emergency call came in to the U.S. Border Patrol's Tucson station around midnight. | Video

Man vandalizes Trump's Hollywood sidewalk star with a pickax

Jul 25 2018

LOS ANGELES A man with a pickax vandalized U.S. President Donald Trump's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame early on Wednesday and later surrendered to police, a spokesman for the Los Angeles Police Department said. | Video

African-Americans hail UK royal wedding's nod to black history, culture

May 19 2018

LOS ANGELES Hometown and racial pride fired up royal wedding watchers across the United States on Saturday, from pre-dawn partiers wearing pajamas and fancy hats in Los Angeles to Twitter posts from Miami to Indianapolis hailing "the blackest royal wedding the U.K. has ever seen."

U.S. judges weigh fate of program protecting young immigrants

May 15 2018

NEW YORK/PASADENA, California A panel of three appeals court judges in California on Tuesday asked the federal government to defend its decision to end a program protecting from deportation some immigrants who came to the United States illegally as children, who are often referred to as "Dreamers."

As U.S. immigration debate rages, 'Dreamers' await their fate

Jan 30 2018

LOS ANGELES As U.S. President Donald Trump and congressional leaders discuss the fate of some 700,000 immigrants brought to the United States illegally as children, the young people whose lives hang in the balance fret about their future.

From a church sanctuary, Colorado woman resists deportation

Jul 26 2017

MANCOS, Colorado Rosa Sabido stares out a church window pondering her future and worrying about her ailing mother.   | Video

Iraqi migrant trains at U.S. border patrol academy

Jun 21 2017

ARTESIA, N.M. At a training facility in the middle of a desert in New Mexico, aspiring border patrol agent Stevany Shakare sprinted laps in 103-degree Fahrenheit weather as her instructors shouted at her to run faster. | Video

For some Californians, it's bring your dog to work day every day

Jun 12 2017

(In this June 7 story, corrects to "spent" instead of "spend" in paragraph 10.) | Video

Portraits of pride in Los Angeles

Jun 12 2017

LOS ANGELES Tens of thousands of people sporting rainbow attire, "Make America Gay Again" hats and homemade protest signs took part on Sunday in a "Resist March" in Los Angeles against President Donald Trump, an event that took the place of the city's annual pride parade.

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