“El Bordo,” a Spanglish version of “border,” where, for many living here, it may as well be limbo, in Tijuana, Mexico. “El Bordo” is a catch basin for the drug addicted and the deported, sometimes both, near the US-Mexico border. Photograph: Adriana Zehbrauskas/The New York Times

Under a gleaming midday sun, in the fetid drainage canal that is the Rio Tijuana, Valentin Gomez plunged a hypodermic needle of crystal meth just unde(...)

Mark Roden, Ding founder. Photograph:  Richie Stokes

(...) four children Something about Roden that would surprise readers: He worked in Captain Americas full(...)

Robert Redford as Jay Gatsby and Mia Farrow as Daisy, in the 1974 film version of The Great Gatsby. As a parable of innocence corrupted, written by the doomed F Scott Fitzgerald at his most inspired, iit s difficult to surpass. Photograph: AP

(...) guru, plots to launch a hick preacher as a media star, is a good first encounter with one of America’s(...)

21 floors later: window washers rescued outside hotel 1:30

Two window washers trapped on a broken platform outside the 21st floor of Santiago's Crowne Plaza hotel are rescued by firemen. Video: Reuters

Protesters march in Los Angeles following the grand jury decision not to indict a white police officer who had shot dead an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri. Photograph: David McNew/Getty Images

(...) jury’s decision. He said deep distrust exists between police and minorities in part due to America’s(...)

Experts agree that the final resting point for Malaysia Airline MH370 is in the ‘7th arc’ search area. Photograph: Australian Transport Safety Bureau

(...) - America’s Boeing Co, France’s Thales, US investigator the National Transportation Safety Board and the(...)

Pope Francis greets Helma Schmidt, (right) who was his host during his stay in Germany in 1985, and European Parliament president Martin Schulz at the European Parliament in Strasbourg. Photograph: Emmanuel Dunand/EPA

(...), suspicion,” he said. As the first pope from the Americas, Pope Francis addressed the parliament yesterday(...)

Fireworks on the roof of the Saks Fifth Avenue flagship store during the unveiling of the store’s holiday windows in New York yesterday. Richard Baker, the chief executive of the Hudson’s Bay Co., which owns Saks, announced yesterday that Hudson’s Bay had taken out a loan against the flagship store that values it at nearly $4 billion. (Photograph: Hiroko Masuike/The New York Times)

(...) was selling its 42-story office tower at 1095 Avenue of the Americas, opposite Bryant Park, for $2(...)

Pikangikum school principal Melanie Doyle with school attendance counsellor Howard Owen.

Indigenous peoples in Canada comprise First Nations people, Inuit and Métis. They account for 4.3 per cent of the national population – 1,400,685 peop(...)

Chief Paddy Peters (left) at a meeting with the Pikangikum working group. Photo: Jennifer Hough

Sitting in the spotless kitchen of the 13-strong Turtle household in Pikangikum, a remote fly-in First Nations – Canadian indigenous people – settleme(...)