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Houston Geologist Freed After Serving 8 Years In China Prison

A Chinese-born American geologist was released from prison in China after serving more than eight years on charges of procuring state secrets, a human rights group said Saturday.

04/04/2015

As the Obama administration nears a decision on the controversial $7 billion Keystone XL oil pipeline, a new survey finds a strong two-thirds majority of Americans support the project. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Poll: Two-Thirds Of Americans Support Keystone XL Oil Pipeline Project

As the Obama administration nears a decision on the controversial $7 billion Keystone XL oil pipeline, a new survey finds a strong two-thirds majority of Americans support the project.

04/03/2013

Mexican Interior Secretary Alejandro Poire speaks during a press conference in Mexico City on Jan. 24, 2012. (credit: YURI CORTEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Mexican Security Official: US Travel Warning ‘Ridiculous’

Mexico’s top domestic security official says a U.S. State Department travel warning on almost half of Mexico’s states is “ridiculous” and “out of proportion.”

02/15/2012