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Peace and quiet return to the streets of Ferguson

Peace and Quiet Return to Streets of Ferguson.

When night falls, it's pitch dark on Ellison Drive, except for one street light shining on three school children shooting hoops.

Protest chants for justice for Michael Brown echo over from a block away.

The three have heard them for over a week. And on occasion, gunshots

Deferred Action has benefited more than 400,000 young Mexicans

Dreamers.

Last Friday, August 15th, marked two years since the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program (DACA) entered into force.

Since then, the Embassy of Mexico and the network of 50 consulates in the United States have engaged in an effort to take care of the essential n

What neighborhoods have to do with Mexican American alcoholism

Alcoholism and Mexican American Men.

Approximately 2.6 million Hispanics are in need of alcohol use treatment according to data from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, but new research suggests that, for Mexican American men, where you live makes a big difference in how likely you

Where Is the Voice of Migrant Children in the Immigration Crisis?

Immigration Child

While the voices of those in office have risen to the forefront of the border crisis, the child migrants and their families are the ones actually being affected by the shifts in policy, and ultimately, any decision made impacts their future first and foremost.

These child

Pew Survey Explores Racial Attitudes Toward Ferguson Crisis*

Ferguson Racial Lines.

The results of a small** survey from the Pew Research Center illustrate a sharp divide between black and white respondents when it comes to what’s happening in Ferguson. If you pay attention to racial dynamics, some of the results aren’t too surprising: Blacks and whites h

Peace and quiet return to the streets of Ferguson

Peace and quiet return to the streets of Ferguson

When night falls, it's pitch dark on Ellison Drive, except for one street light shining on three school children shooting hoops. Protest chants for justice for Michael Brown echo over from a block away. The three have heard them for over a week. And on occasion, gunshots. Tear gas mist had filled Ellison Drive on many nights, stinging their eyes and noses and sending them running indoors. "It was so foggy down here; it was foggy here every...

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Deferred Action has benefited more than 400,000 young Mexicans

Deferred Action has benefited more than 400,000 young Mexicans

Last Friday, August 15th, marked two years since the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program (DACA) entered into force. Since then, the Embassy of Mexico and the network of 50 consulates in the United States have engaged in an effort to take care of the essential needs of young Mexicans who meet the requirements to apply for this program. When DACA was announced, the Mexican Government deployed ongoing outreach and legal assistance campaigns that have helped 427,653...

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What neighborhoods have to do with Mexican American alcoholism

What neighborhoods have to do with Mexican American alcoholism

Approximately 2.6 million Hispanics are in need of alcohol use treatment according to data from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, but new research suggests that, for Mexican American men, where you live makes a big difference in how likely you are to suffer from alcoholism. Experts from Baylor University and the University of Texas Medical Branch found that older Mexican American men are less likely to engage in problem drinking as residents of...

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Where Is the Voice of Migrant Children in the Immigration Crisis?

Where Is the Voice of Migrant Children in the Immigration Crisis?

While the voices of those in office have risen to the forefront of the border crisis, the child migrants and their families are the ones actually being affected by the shifts in policy, and ultimately, any decision made impacts their future first and foremost. These children chose to leave their home countries in Central America because they were fleeing poverty, violence and, in some situations, death. “I am afraid to go back to Guatemala because I am...

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Pew Survey Explores Racial Attitudes Toward Ferguson Crisis*

Pew Survey Explores Racial Attitudes Toward Ferguson Crisis*

The results of a small** survey from the Pew Research Center illustrate a sharp divide between black and white respondents when it comes to what’s happening in Ferguson. If you pay attention to racial dynamics, some of the results aren’t too surprising: Blacks and whites have sharply different reactions to the police shooting of an unarmed teen in Ferguson, Mo., and the protests and violence that followed. Blacks are about twice as likely as whites...

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Why the next Arizona governor will need to make amends with Latinos

Why the next Arizona governor will need to make amends with Latinos

Whoever is elected as the next Arizona governor will have a difficult time repairing a damaged relationship with Latinos, political experts contend. In Arizona, it’s no secret that Republican Gov. Jan Brewer is not well liked among many Latinos in large part because of her tough stance on immigration. She is one of the only two governors in the United States to deny driver’s licenses to undocumented young immigrants who’ve received temporary work permits and deportation reprieve through President...

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Republicans in Deep Denial: Latinos Are Angry at You

Republicans in Deep Denial: Latinos Are Angry at You

Standing on the precipice of the Republican Party's demographic demise, deep in denial about the damage done with Latino voters, many right-wing analysts seek to brush away the GOP's serial attacks against American Latinos as minor matters with no political transcendence. In the latest attempt at Photoshopping Latinos' deep and wide loathing of the Republican Party, National Review's Reihan Salam informs his readers that "Immigration Reform Is Not the Key to the Latino Vote." Just a few...

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Headline News

DOJ opens investigation on Foley's death

21-08-2014

DOJ opens investigation on Foley's death

US AG Eric Holder takes death of journalist James Foley, beheaded by Islamic State, to criminal realm.... Read more

Linkage: 33-Story Tower for Court Square…

21-08-2014

Linkage: 33-Story Tower for Court Square; More Murals for Downtown

· Citi Bike workers are allowed to unionize · The Chambers Street subway stop could use a good cleaning · LIC's 44-26 Purves Street will... Read more

5 things to know about the English Premi…

21-08-2014

5 things to know about the English Premier League

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — One round of Premier League games has already backed up many pundits' pre-season predictions, notably that Chelsea and Manchester City are... Read more

We want our politicians to act like LBJ.…

21-08-2014

We want our politicians to act like LBJ. But not really.

The problem with Barack Obama is that he just doesn't love the full contact sport of politics. He has no capacity for the inside machinations... Read more

Latin America News

Silva replaces candidate killed in crash

20-08-2014

A week after the death of Brazilian presidential candidate Eduardo Campos in a plane accident, his running mate Marina Silva announced she would replace him... Read more

Beyonce and Jay Z's 2013 Cuba trip decla…

20-08-2014

Beyonce and Jay Z don't have to be "On the Run" anymore.... Read more

Pope's relatives die in Argentina crash

19-08-2014

A car crash in Argentina killed three members of Pope Francis' extended family Tuesday -- including his 8-month-old and 2-year-old grand-nephews -- and seriously injured... Read more

Can this rare porpoise be saved?

19-08-2014

Omar Vidal, Robert L. Brownell, Jr. and Zhou Kaiya: Mexico, U.S. and China must try to save the vaquitas... Read more

Political News

DOJ reaches $17B BofA settlement

21-08-2014

The settlement includes a record $9.65 billion fine and about $7 billion in aid for homeowners.... Read more

David Gregory writing book on Judaism

21-08-2014

The recently ousted host of "Meet the Press" is writing about his spiritual journey.... Read more

Poll: 41 percent OK with Obama on Fergus…

21-08-2014

A separate poll also shows a racial divide on opinions about the situation in Missouri.... Read more

Cheney: Magnify Foley by 'a million'

21-08-2014

He says Foley is just the start of the violence if Obama doesn't "deal with this crisis" in Iraq.... Read more

Sports News

Lynx's Moore wins WNBA MVP award (Yahoo …

21-08-2014

Lynx's Moore wins WNBA MVP award (Yahoo Sports)

Maya Moore put up incredible numbers all season for Minnesota. Now she's got her first WNBA MVP award. Moore earned the league's most... Read more

Giants win protest, rain-shortened game …

21-08-2014

Giants win protest, rain-shortened game to resume (Yahoo Sports)

The San Francisco Giants on Wednesday became the first team since 1986 to win a protest filed with Major League Baseball, and will now get... Read more

Hamilton drives in 3 runs, Angels beat R…

20-08-2014

Hamilton drives in 3 runs, Angels beat Red Sox 8-3 (Yahoo Sports)

Garrett Richards lay on the ground for several minutes, his left knee damaged and his season seemingly over. The right-hander's injury while running to... Read more

Nationals win 9th in row, nip D-backs in…

20-08-2014

Nationals win 9th in row, nip D-backs in 9th (Yahoo Sports)

Bryce Harper has a suggestion for those looking for the perfect word to describe the Washington Nationals' recent run of walk-off victories and nine straight... Read more

Mexico News

Watsonville High alum Adrian Zamora rebo…

21-08-2014

Watsonville High alum Adrian Zamora rebounds, joins Mexico - Santa Cruz Sentinel

Watsonville High alum Adrian Zamora rebounds, joins... Read more

Entertainment

Sir Mix-a-Lot Has One Word for…

21-08-2014

Sir Mix-a-Lot Has One Word for Nicki Minaj's Racy Anaconda Music Video—Find Out What It Is!

Sir Mix-a-Lot likes big butts and he cannot lie—Nicki Minaj has one! Minaj samples the 51-year-old rapper's 1992 hit "Baby Got Back" in "Anaconda," the debut......

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2014 Emmy Awards: Play Our TV …

21-08-2014

2014 Emmy Awards: Play Our TV Stars: Which Hit Role Was Better? Game Now!

TV's biggest night isn't until Monday, but we're celebrating the stars of the small screen a little early with our fun new game! Many of this year's Emmy nominees are......

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You'll Never Guess What Emmy-N…

21-08-2014

You'll Never Guess What Emmy-Nominated Game of Thrones Star Lena Headey's First Job Was (Hint: We Are Now Craving Pizza)

Lena Headey is one mother of talented actor...but she wasn't always known for playing one of the fiercest Lannister women in all the realm. Before the Game of Thrones star was......

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Lady Gaga Wigged Out While Mak…

21-08-2014

Lady Gaga Wigged Out While Making the Sin City Sequel

After working with Lady Gaga on Machete Kills, director Robert Rodriguez knew she would have to be his new Sin City sequel. "I told her she had to be in it,"...

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