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Michelin Starred Restaurant to Close in Spain

Can Fabes, one of the best restaurants in Spain and the world, survived the death of founder Santi Santamaria but could not weather the economic crisis and will close its doors on Aug. 31, the late chef's daughter, Regina Santamaria, told Efe. continue reading »

Boehner: Helping Migrants Brought as Kids a Matter of “Fairness”

The country's top Republican elected official, House Speaker John Boehner, said Wednesday that legalizing young people who were illegally brought to the United States by their parents is a question of "basic fairness." continue reading »

Teen Heroes Rescue Kidnapped 5-Year-old Jocelyn Rojas

Authorities in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, are looking for a suspect in the kidnapping of 5-year-old Jocelyn Rojas, who was rescued by two teenagers who followed the kidnapper's vehicle on their bicycles, WGAL television said Monday. continue reading »

Voter ID Law Back on Trial in Pennsylvania Court

The fierce battle over Pennsylvania’s voter ID law goes to trial on Monday in a state courtroom in Harrisburg. continue reading »

Anthropology Professor Says New “Type” of Immigrant Trying to Enter U.S.

The ongoing deportation program is resulting a "new type of immigrant" trying to cross the border into the United States, namely undocumented foreigners who have lived illegally for many years in this country and "the only way of life they know is that of the United States," Jason De Leon, an assistant professor of anthropology at the University of Michigan, said. continue reading »

Texas Lawmakers Pass Strict Abortion Bill in Senate

The Texas Senate has passed a bill tightening restictions on abortion following three weeks of protests by activists and groups defending a woman's right to choose. continue reading »

Latinos in Fort Worth, Texas being Targeted by Black Armed Robbers

Fort Worth, Texas authorities are on the look out for armed gunmen who are targeting Latinos in their crimes. continue reading »

Rick Perry’s Motives

Sixth graders in Texas have known no Governor in their state other than Rick Perry. He was elected the year they were born. If you’re a Latino sixth grader this is significant. Public education in Texas during Perry’s tenure has been at best stagnant and at worst declining. Public school funding in the state has diminished as minority student enrollment has increased. And over the past 12 years Texas school children have become a casualty of political battles. continue reading »

20-Year-Old American Badly Gored During Bull Run in Spain

A 20-year-old American was forced to undergo a splenectomy after being gored here Friday during the sixth running of the bulls at Spain's San Fermin festival. continue reading »

No Runners Gored on Fifth Day of Pamplona

The bulls from the Torrestrella ranch took to the streets of the northern Spanish city, Pamplona, Thursday in a fast and dangerous run that featured some hairy moments but did not leave anyone gored. continue reading »

Several Runners Injured During Pamplona Bull Run

The bulls from the Victoriano del Rio ranch completed the fastest run so far at this year's San Fermin festival in the northern Spanish city of Pamplona, creating dangerous conditions that resulted in several runners being trampled. continue reading »

No Injuries on Third Run with the Bulls in Pamplona

The bulls from the Valdefresno estate in Salamanca were the featured attraction Tuesday of the third running of the bulls at the San Fermin festival in the northern Spanish city of Pamplona, where one of the animals strayed from the herd but no injuries were reported. continue reading »

Texas Governor Rick Perry Will Not Seek Re-Election

After more than a decade in office, Texas Gov. Rick Perry announced Monday he wouldn’t seek re-election next year, saying he would serve out the remaining year-and-a-half of his term before stepping down. continue reading »

5 Dead, 40 Missing After Train Carrying Petroleum Derails in Canada

The Quebec Provincial Police said Sunday that five people died and about 40 are missing in the derailment and explosion on the weekend of a train carrying petroleum. continue reading »

Rajoy Says Spanish Economy is Improving

Spain's economy "is getting better" and the proposals of former Prime Minister Jose Maria Aznar to reduce taxes will be heeded, Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said Sunday. continue reading »

Authorities Investigating Deadly San Francisco Plane Crash

U.S. investigators are examining on Sunday the hard landing of an Asiana airlines jet that killed two people and injured hundreds at the San Francisco international airport. continue reading »

Miami’s Casa Casuarina, aka Versace Mansion, Faces Uncertain Future

Casa Casuarina, the South Beach mansion where Italian designer Gianni Versace was murdered in 1997, faces an uncertain future after its current owner filed for bankrutpcy protection. continue reading »

Controversial Nuclear Plant Gets Shut Down in Spain

The 42-year-old Santa Maria de Garoña nuclear power plant in the north-central province of Burgos, one of the eight nuclear reactors operating in Spain, has been shut down. continue reading »

Spain’s San Fermin Festival Draws Large Crowds

The firing of the traditional "chupinazo" rocket here Saturday before a giant crowd marked the start of the nine-day San Fermin festival. continue reading »

Unemployment Rate Remains at 7.6%, Hispanic Unemployment Increases to 9.1%

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics June’s unemployment rate remained unchanged at 7.6 percent. The rate is slight better than anticipated, market expectations were at 7.5 percent. continue reading »