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The tribe says Katsina dolls can be sold. A doll is typically given to a young girl at a public ceremony as a blessing and part of her education.
Several tribes have called on a Paris auction house to stop the May 30 sale of hundreds of Native American sacred items. Tribal members and federal officials held an emergency meeting in Washington, D.C., to discuss what could be done.
May 27, 2016
The Bridge of the Americas from the El Paso, Texas side. This is the bridge American truck driver Jabin Bogan mistakenly drove across with a load of ammunition.
A former U.S. customs officer is in federal custody after a jury convicted him Wednesday of accepting thousands of dollars in bribes to let immigrants into the country illegally.
May 25, 2016
A U.S. customs officer on trial this week in El Paso is accused of smuggling people into the country illegally, including immigrants who had been deported. Witnesses said they paid a $2,500 bribe to enter the country.
May 25, 2016
El Paso is the second-busiest southern commercial border crossing. Cross-border trade is fueling new economic growth in border cities like El Paso.
The American Civil Liberties Union of New Mexico wants the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to investigate 13 cases of alleged abuse by customs officers that include prolonged detention and invasive searches.
May 17, 2016
Thousands of Cuban migrants stranded in Panama are boarding planes throughout the month headed to the U.S.-Mexico border. They're crossing into the United States via El Paso, where financial and housing resources are strained.
May 17, 2016
Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman
The head of the powerful Sinaloa cartel is housed in a federal prison 15 miles south of the U.S./Mexico border, setting off speculation about his extradition to the U.S.
May 09, 2016
The border city of El Paso, Texas has a policy that allows the city to jail people who can't pay their traffic fines. A lawsuit in federal court is challenging the policy, saying it violates a person's right to equal protection under the law.
May 09, 2016
More than 40 percent of people living on tribal lands do not have access to the Internet, according to the Federal Communications Commission. The Government Accountability Office recently looked into reasons why.
April 28, 2016
A major hospital in Texas is making a name for itself by taking on the ranching industry, an iconic fixture in the history of the Lone Star State.
April 28, 2016
A day spent on a frack operation in the Permian Basin of Texas-- the nation's highest-producing oilfield. The Basin was once the floor of an ancient seabed that today is laden with hydrocarbons.
April 25, 2016

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