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Easter 2014: A celebration of hope

Easter 2014: A celebration of hope

Over 2 billion people are celebrating Easter today, April 20, as the calendars of Western and Eastern churches coincide this year, and these billions of faithful people are celebrating HOPE.   The Easter message begins with the hopeful news that death has been overcome by life, that hatred has been overcome by love, and that sorrow has been overcome by joy.   The elements of the story involve women arriving at a garden tomb and finding it empty, but... Read more

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Quake centered around Acapulco shakes Mexico City

Quake centered around Acapulco shakes Mexico City

A powerful, magnitude-7.2 earthquake shook central and southern Mexico on Friday. The U.S. Geological Survey said it was centered northwest of the Pacific resort of Acapulco, where many Mexicans are vacationing for the Easter holiday. The quake was felt strongly in the resort city, as well as in Mexico’s capital, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage. “There is a crisis of panic,” said Alicia Dominguez, who answered the phone at the civil protection... Read more

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GOP CAN'T QUIT OBAMACARE GRIPES

GOP CAN'T QUIT OBAMACARE GRIPES

The Republican National Committee sent a message to President Barack Obama Friday: the GOP is not moving on from Obamacare. The Republicans' message came in the form of a web video, posted one day after the president announced 8 million people had signed up for private health insurance using the exchanges created by the Affordable Care Act. During the announcement, Obama said it was time for Republicans "to move on to something else," and chastised states... Read more

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More Latino Than White Students Admitted To University Of California Schools

More Latino Than White Students Admitted To University Of California Schools

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS / AP) — More Latino than white students in California have been offered admission to the state’s premier public universities for the first time, officials said Friday, a milestone that reflects the diverse racial makeup of a state where Latino children represent a majority of students in public schools. Preliminary admissions data show that 17,589 Latino students have been accepted as freshmen at one of the University of California’s nine undergraduate campuses for... Read more

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Racism isn't just a GOP problem

Racism isn't just a GOP problem

 (CNN) -- There are two groups of Republicans: Those who pander to nativists by encouraging anti-Latino prejudice and exploiting the fear and anxiety that come from changing demographics, and those who tolerate the first group. Both groups are spoiling the Grand Old Party. And they're making life too easy for Democrats, who -- while never particularly good at addressing the needs and concerns of Latino voters -- have lately excelled in the neglect department. The more... Read more

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Hillary Clinton praises undocumented teen

Hillary Clinton praises undocumented teen

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton came out strongly for the immigration reform legislation passed by the Senate last year after being asked about her stance by a young undocumented immigrant on Thursday. “I believe strongly we are missing a great opportunity by not welcoming people like you and 11 million others who have made contributions to our country into a legal status,” Clinton told a tearful 19-year-old student at a No Ceilings event with the... Read more

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Jeb Bush’s comments address the importance of Latino voters

Jeb Bush’s comments address the importance of Latino voters

Jeb Bush was right to address the human side of illegal immigration with his latest comments; challenging the usual diatribes and harsh rhetoric of conservative pundits and politicians. In describing the motivation of those who cross our borders as an “act of love,” Bush also made a statement about the future political landscape of the United States. While conservative radio and talk show hosts have predictably lambasted Bush for his thoughtful assessment on immigration, these... Read more

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Mexico News

Birthplace of the domesticated chili pep…

20 Apr 2014

Central-east Mexico gave birth to the domesticated chili pepper - now the world's most widely grown spice crop - reports an international team of... Read more

Sounds of Latin America just what doctor…

20 Apr 2014

Dr Nacif percussionist: Dr. Alberto Nacif, drummer with the band "Aguanko," will perform at the Brighton Center for the Performing Arts. Read more

Eight killed in plane crash in northern …

20 Apr 2014

A Hawker 800 jet crashed in northern Mexico late on Saturday, killing all eight people on board, the government of the state of Coahuila... Read more

Coachella 2014: MGMT performs uneven set…

19 Apr 2014

Dance pop's MGMT performed staples and not-so-well received material at the main Coachella stage Saturday night and the audience's response appeared mixed. Read more

Business News

This 12-Year Old Runaway Is Probably Goi…

20 Apr 2014

It's not often that a story about a boy going missing after running away from home ends up being inspiring, but the story of... Read more

23 Health Benefits Of Marijuana

20 Apr 2014

States around the country — more than 20 in total — have been legalizing medical marijuana.  Recently, CNN's chief medical correspondent Sanjay Gupta reversed... Read more

This Map Shows That Nearly Half Of Ameri…

20 Apr 2014

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23 Medical Uses Of Marijuana

20 Apr 2014

States around the country — more than 20 in total — have been legalizing medical marijuana.  Recently, CNN's chief medical correspondent Sanjay Gupta reversed... Read more

Entertainment News

Listen To The Pixies' New Song 'Women Of…

20 Apr 2014

The Pixies released their first album, "Indy Cindy," in 23 years yesterday, April 19, on Record Store Day. While the LP is actually a... Read more

The Bryan Singer Scandal Continues

20 Apr 2014

A former Disney actor is calling BS on allegations Bryan Singer once sexually assaulted an underage actor ... telling us the "X-Men" director could... Read more

Middle-aged and Invisible at Coachella

20 Apr 2014

Remember when you were a teenager -- or even in your early 20s -- and you walked into a party or a concert feeling... Read more

Hear The 'Pokemon' Theme Song Performed …

20 Apr 2014

Amongst a multitude of media over the years, there is one entity spanning almost two decades that has united generations in a single cause:... Read more

Latin America News

Hero MotoCorp plans Latin America base i…

20 Apr 2014

Hero MotoCorp plans Latin America base in global push Read more

Chinese foreign minister starts Latin Am…

20 Apr 2014

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi was in Cuba Sunday, the first stop on a tour of four Latin America countries. The purpose of the... Read more

Nobel winner Garcia Marquez, master of m…

19 Apr 2014

By Anahi Rama MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the Colombian author whose beguiling stories of love and longing brought Latin America to... Read more

Nobel winner Garcia Marquez dies at 87

18 Apr 2014

Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the Colombian author whose beguiling stories of love and longing brought Latin America to life for millions of readers and put... Read more

Health News

Dispatch: Let Them Drink Chocolate

19 Apr 2014

Controlling kids’ eating may be misguided. Read more

Poison Pen: The Trouble With Rice

18 Apr 2014

The rice plant is one of nature’s great metal scavengers, with potential health consequences for consumers. Read more

Well: The Trouble With Rice

18 Apr 2014

The rice plant is one of nature’s great metal scavengers, with potential health consequences for consumers. Read more

Well: Free Samples Influence Doctors’ Pr…

18 Apr 2014

One method pharmaceutical companies use to promote new medicines is to give free samples to doctors. A new study confirms the technique is highly... Read more

Political News

Rick Perry's extreme makeover

20 Apr 2014

He wants voters to forget, or at least not dwell on, his disastrous 2012 presidential bid. Read more

DWS: Politics not part of Keystone

20 Apr 2014

She wouldn't say whether the latest delay would be potentially helpful to Democrats. Read more

'Hurricane' Carter dies at 76

20 Apr 2014

The former boxer was wrongly convicted of murder and spent 19 years in prison. Read more

DNC chair: Politics not part of Keystone…

20 Apr 2014

She wouldn't say whether the latest delay would be potentially helpful to Democrats. Read more

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