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From Pancho Villa To Panda Express: Life In A Border Town

Columbus, New Mexico, has a rich border history. Pancho Villa stormed across in 1916. Today, kids on the Mexico side take a bus — driven by the Columbus mayor — across the border to go to school.

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In Mexico And U.S., Lime Lovers Feel Squeezed By High Prices

It's enough to leave you crying in your margarita: Lime prices are so high these days that in Mexico, organized gangs have even started stealing the fruit. Prices are no better stateside.

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Say Goodbye To The Taxpayer-Funded Political Convention

With little fanfare, President Obama is expected to sign a bill that marks the first legislative step toward undoing the Watergate-era presidential public financing program.

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Pacific Or Bust: Fingerling Chinook salmon are dumped into a holding pen Tuesday as they are transferred from a truck into the Sacramento River in Rio Vista, Calif. From here, they'll be towed downstream for a bit, then make their own way out to the Pacific Ocean. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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