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Nuns smile as they hope to get a glance of Pope Francis as he arrives to meet with young people at the Shrine of Maipu in Santiago, Chile, Wednesday, Jan., 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
Pope has tough words for indigenous, Chile during MassPope Francis has denounced the use of violence to achieve political gains in his visit to the heart of Chile's centuries-old conflict with indigenous peoples
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At least 33 bodies found in clandestine graves in MexicoMexican authorities say search dogs led them to the grisly discovery of four clandestine graves containing at least 33 bodies in a sugarcane field in the Pacific coast state of Nayarit
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US withholds hurricane emergency loan sought by Puerto RicoU.S. federal officials have temporarily held back a billion-dollar emergency loan approved by Congress to help Puerto Rico deal with the effects of Hurricane Maria
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Plane with 6 on board missing in Bahamas, official saysAviation officials in the Bahamas say a search is ongoing for a small plane that was traveling to the capital of Nassau and never reached its destination
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Pickup, train collision in Mexico kills 5, injures 10Authorities in central Mexico say a crash involving a pickup truck and a train has killed five people and injured 10 more, including six children
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Shamans hold a photo of Pope Francis, as they perform a welcome ritual for the pontiff one day before he arrives to Peru, off Agua Dulce beach in Lima, Peru, Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia)
The Latest: Peru indigenous ask pope to push for land rightsPeru's indigenous leaders have sent a letter to Pope Francis urging him to press for the cleanup of polluted rivers and recognition of ancestral land rights during his visit to the Amazon
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In this Jan. 2, 2018 photo, immigration activist Nora Sandigo, center, talks with Yamilet Salmeron, 11, left, and Britzayda Ramirez, 4, at her home in Miami, FL. At least once a week, Sandigo, a 52-year-old mother of two daughters, drives south to the city of Homestead and drops off donated clothing and food for some of them, mostly people from Mexico and Central America who work on nearby farms. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
'Mama warrior' in Miami aids children of deported migrantsA determined "mama warrior" in South Florida is helping immigrants with a legal tool that lets her act on behalf of children whose parents are detained or deported
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In this Jan. 12, 2018 photo, inmate band members "Sin Limites," or Without Limits, return to their jail cells after rehearsing their song "Esperanza y Amor," or Hope and Love, written by them especially for Pope Francis' upcoming visit to the Amazon, in Puerto Maldonado, Madre de Dios province, Peru. The pontiff has spoken about the importance of protecting the Amazon in the past, referring to the world’s largest rainforest as one of the “lungs of our planet” in a letter to bishops. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)
AP PHOTOS: Peru prisoners build chairs for papal visitPrisoners serving time for crimes like robbery and drug trafficking at a jail in the Peruvian Amazon are using their time behind bars to build simple wooden chairs that indigenous leaders will sit on while meeting with Pope Francis
The Associated Press8 hours ago
People, some donning Argentina's national flag, walk to the venue at the Maquehue Air Base where Pope Francis will celebrate Mass , in Temuco, Chile, Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018. Francis heads to the heart of Chile's centuries-old conflict with indigenous peoples to celebrate Mass at the air base which is on contested land that was also used as a detention and torture facility during the country's bloody military dictatorship. (AP Photo/Luis Hidalgo)
Argentines try to understand why the pope won't return homePope Francis has zigzagged across Latin America, doing everything from visiting the poor in several slums to rubbing elbows with several presidents _ but never returned to his native Argentina in his five years as pontiff
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Puerto Rico embraces 'broken windows' policing amid killingsFederal and local authorities in Puerto Rico say they will implement a "broken windows" policing campaign to fight a surge in killings this month across the U.S. territory
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Pope Francis meets with Bishops at the Sacristy of the Cathedral of Santiago, Chile, Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018. (Luca Zennaro/Pool via AP)
Pope meets with abuse survivors, weeps with them in ChilePope Francis has met with survivors of priests who sexually abused them, wept with them and apologized for the "irreparable damage" they suffered
The Associated Press23 hours ago
Pope Francis delivers a speech as he meets with Bishops at the Sacristy of the Cathedral of Santiago, Chile, Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018. (Luca Zennaro/Pool via AP)
The Latest: Pope meets with Chileans abused by priestsThe Latest: Pope Francis has met with a small group of Chilean victims of sex abuse by priests
The Associated Press23 hours ago


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