France beat Switzerland 5-2 to lead its World Cup group, while Ecuador moved ahead of the Swiss with a 2-1 defeat of Honduras. Costa Rica defeated Italy 1-0 to reach the round of 16 and send England home from Brazil.
The Obama administration unveiled measures to handle a surge of undocumented immigrants entering the U.S. -- particularly unaccompanied children -- by adding border enforcement personnel and funding repatriation efforts.
Carlos boarded a bus last month using money he earned picking coffee beans and corn, fleeing the gangs of his native Honduras who’d threatened to kill him if he didn’t join. The 17-year-old made it as far as a migrant shelter in Reynosa, Mexico, less than a quarter mile from the U.S. border, unsure of how to finish the trek.
We hear there was a time back in the day when the marijuana scene was an exciting and mystical era of illicit fun. We’ve heard the stories of copping from a friend of a friend after furtive phone calls that ensued from clandestine introductions, peppered with obfuscatory euphemisms intended, ironically, to clarify the desired transaction and terms.
Luis Suarez scored twice as Uruguay’s 2-1 win left England on the brink of elimination at soccer’s World Cup. Colombia defeated Ivory Coast 2-1 and 10-man Greece held on for a scoreless tie against Japan.
Honduras’s government is betting that an accord with the International Monetary Fund will unlock $500 million to help the country boost growth in an economy plagued by one of the world’s highest levels of violence.