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Jill Tahmooressi stands outside the Mexican Consulate in Miami, in May to protest the arrest of her son in Mexico. He was released by a federal judge in Mexico today. J Pat Carter/AP hide caption

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Three large crosses lean against the burned out facade of Iguala's City Hall. Masked protesters angry about the disappearance of 43 students — attacked on orders of Iguala's mayor, according to Mexican federal authorities — burned the building last week. Carrie Kahn/NPR hide caption

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With Mexican Students Missing, A Festive Holiday Turns Somber

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Elaborately decorated skulls are crafted from pure sugar and given to friends as gifts. The colorful designs represent the vitality of life and individual personality. Karen Castillo Farfán /NPR hide caption

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In Mexico City on Wednesday, people march to demand justice for 43 missing students. Mexican authorities ordered the arrest of the mayor of Iguala and his wife in connection with the attack. Yuri Cortez/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Mexican Prosecutor Says Mayor, Wife Ordered Attack On Students

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Students chant slogans in front of the Attorney General Office in Mexico City on Wednesday during a protest over the 43 students missing in Iguala, Guerrero State. Omar Torres/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Groups of rural and community police arrive in the city of Iguala on Tuesday to help in the search for 43 students who disappeared after a confrontation with local police on Sept. 26. Miguel Tovar/STF/LatinContent/Getty Images hide caption

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43 Missing Students, 1 Missing Mayor: Of Crime And Collusion In Mexico

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A woman wears a black veil and carries a cross reading in Spanish "Assassin State," as thousands march down one of the capital's main boulevards to demand that the government find the 43 students who disappeared in southern Guerrero State. Rebecca Blackwell/AP hide caption

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Relatives of students reported missing after a violent confrontation in Iguala with police, pass the time near a makeshift altar as they wait for news of their loved ones at the Isidro Burgos rural teachers college in Ayotzinapa, Mexico. Eduardo Verdugo/AP hide caption

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President Johnson and Mexican President Gustavo Di­az Ordaz, with their wives, celebrate the dedication of the Chamizal Monument in Juarez, Mexico, on Oct. 28, 1967. The monument signified the international boundary marker between the two countries, designated in 1964. Yoichi Okam/Courtesy of the LBJ Presidential Library hide caption

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50 Years Ago, A Fluid Border Made The U.S. 1 Square Mile Smaller

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