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The New York Times' front page on Wednesday.

Photos of a migrant girl and her dad who drowned in the Rio Grande sparked a new wave of revulsion at US border policy

The Democratic Party presidential hopeful Beto O'Rourke tweeted his thoughts on Tuesday, writing: "Trump is responsible for these deaths."
Donald Trump holds copy of regional asylum plan as he departs the White House in Washington on Tuesday.

Trump boasted about his ‘secret’ deal with Mexico while waving a piece of paper explaining exactly how it works

President Donald Trump brandished a sheet of A4 paper that bore details from his deal reached Friday, one erasing plans for tariffs on Mexican goods.

Kirstjen Nielsen was reportedly kicked out of the Trump administration by tweet, the latest in a long line of public firings by the president

For some officials, Trump's announcement of their departure on Twitter came as a total surprise.
Members of a migrant caravan walking next to the border fence between Mexico and the US before requesting asylum.

Sinclair Group reportedly required over 100 TV stations to air ‘must run’ segment that defends use of tear gas on migrants at the border

Sinclair Broadcast Group is said to have required its over 100 local news outlets to air a defense of the US's use of tear gas on migrants.
President Donald Trump says the US may send as many as 15,000 troops to the US-Mexico border as troops, like these soldiers from the 541st Sapper Company, board flights headed for missions on the border.

Trump says the US may send more troops to the US-Mexico border than the US currently has deployed to Afghanistan

President Trump said Wednesday that the US may deploy as many as 15,000 troops to the US-Mexico border to intercept migrants fleeing violence.

Trump threatens to send military, shut border as migrants head for Mexico

President Donald Trump threatened to deploy the military and close the southern US border.
President Donald Trump, next to Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, at the US Customs and Border Protection's National Targeting Center in Sterling, Virginia, February 2, 2018.

Trump is keeping the pressure up on Mexico, but he ‘risks cutting off his nose to spite his face’

"These countries are not our friends," Trump said. "We think they’re our friends ... and they’re pouring drugs into our country and they’re laughing at us."
A man walks by a banner hung by suspected hit men from the Zetas gang at a pedestrian bridge in Monterrey, November 6, 2010. The banner, mainly in slang, celebrates the death of a leader of the Gulf cartel, a Zetas rival.

New, grisly displays in a Mexican tourist hub underscore spiraling narco violence

Violence has risen considerably in parts of Mexico, bringing with it vestiges of previous eras of cartel warfare.

Mexico’s bloody drug-related violence has surged to a new record

Killings in Mexico have rose to a new high in June, facilitated by competing criminal groups and the ineffectiveness of the government's response.

Approximately 30 people killed or wounded in shootout in northern Mexican border state

They were killed in a clash that started early on Wednesday morning, and authorities have yet to reach the area.