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Canada Responds To Scott Walker: 9/11 Terrorists Had U.S. Visas

The Huffington Post | Dana Liebelson | Posted 08.31.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Canada responded on Monday to GOP presidential contender Scott Walker's controversial comments about building a northern border wall by...

Scott Walker Campaign Says He's Not Advocating For A Border Wall With Canada

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 08.31.2015 | Politics

After critics mocked Republican presidential candidate and Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker for saying a wall between the U.S. and Canada was a "legitimate...

9 Striking Photos Of Borders Around The World

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner & Gabriela Landazuri Saltos | Posted 06.18.2015 | Travel

Any experienced traveler knows that it's possible to be in two places at once... and sometimes, even three. Some borders are simply metaphorical lines...

An Imperfect Safety Net for Carnivore Conservation

Cristina Eisenberg | Posted 05.16.2015 | Green
Cristina Eisenberg

Environmental laws in the U.S. and Canada are a big part of why we still have large carnivores roaming remote mountain valleys, but they provide an imperfect safety net, due to differences in management objectives.

Why I Will Never, Ever, Go Back to the United States

Niels Gerson Lohman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Niels Gerson Lohman

I have been cursed at a Chinese border. In Dubai, my passport was studied by three veiled women for over an hour and my suitcase completely dismembered. In the Philippines I had to bribe someone in order to get my visa extended for a few days. But never, ever, will I return to the United States of America.

Living in a Constitution-Free Zone

Todd Miller | Posted 04.09.2013 | Politics
Todd Miller

There is still no wall on what was once dubbed the "longest undefended border in the world." But don't let that fool you. The U.S.-Canadian border is increasingly a national security hotspot watched over by drones, surveillance towers, and agents of the Department of Homeland Security.

Before Shooting Border Guard, Tattoo Artist Sends Apologetic Message

AP | GENE JOHNSON | Posted 12.18.2012 | Crime

BLAINE, Wash. — A Canadian border official says a border guard who was shot and wounded by a Washington state man who then killed himself has be...

GOP House Moves On Controversial Border Bill

AP | MATTHEW DALY | Posted 08.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Republican-controlled House on Tuesday approved a bill that would allow the Border Patrol to circumvent more than a dozen envir...

ACLU Sues Border Patrol Over Alleged Racial Profiling

AP | MANUEL VALDES | Posted 04.27.2012 | Latino Voices

SEATTLE -- The American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit Thursday against the U.S. Border Patrol seeking to bar agents from making traffic stops,...

Drug War Comes To Northern Border

AP | By CAROLYN THOMPSON | Posted 01.21.2012 | Politics

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Federal law enforcement agencies will help tribal officers obtain equipment and training on Indian lands near the U.S.-Canadian borde...

Andrea Stone

Obama-Harper Border Deal Raises Privacy Concerns In Canada, Yawns In Washington | Andrea Stone | Posted 12.07.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Considering the political obsession within the 2012 Republican presidential field over border security, the announcement of a new initia...