A New Surge of Ukrainians at U.S. Border

More than 2,000 have reached the U.S. border with Mexico, where an expected spike in migration from other countries will raise tough questions: Who gets priority?

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La vaquita marina podría ser el próximo animal en extinguirse

Solo quedan unas diez de estas marsopas, pero los científicos dicen que aún hay esperanza. Su destino depende en gran medida del gobierno mexicano.

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Vaquitas Could Soon Be Extinct. Mexico Will Largely Determine Their Fate.

Only about 10 vaquitas remain, but scientists say there’s still hope for the elusive porpoises. Their fate largely depends on the Mexican government.

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Tropical Storm Nora Lashes Mexico With Heavy Rains

The storm, which was downgraded from a hurricane, battered western Mexico with rain and was blamed for at least two injuries in Jalisco State.

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Upended by the Pandemic, Haute Chefs Move Into Hotels

Hotels not necessarily known for fine dining are drawing award-winning chefs seeking opportunities for reinvention.

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In ‘Coyote,’ Breaking the Cop, Not the Rules

A new CBS All Access drama puts Michael Chiklis, best known as the corrupt detective Vic Mackey from “The Shield,” in a new position: an ex-border agent forced to see things from the other side.

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Swimming With the Sea Lions of Los Islotes

Sea lions are often referred to as “dogs of the sea.” On a small island off the Baja coast, where the playful animals populate every rocky outcropping, they live up to their nickname.

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Coronavirus Jumps the Border, Overwhelming Hospitals in California

Hospitals are airlifting patients to facilities hundreds of miles away to handle an influx of Americans and U.S. green card holders sickened in Mexico.

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