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A Bad Boss May Also be Harmful to Employee’s Family

Research shows employees bring workplace stress home to spouses, children. When workplace stress spills over into your personal life, your family's well-being can also suffer, continue reading »

Though Exercise in the U.S. is Up, So is Obesity

Food control is the missing link, experts say. Although Americans are exercising more, the obesity epidemic continues to expand, University of Washington researchers report. continue reading »

Latin Grammy Winner Sie7e’s New Song is About Being Optimistic in Life

Puerto Rican singer-songwriter Sie7e, the winner of a Latin Grammy in 2011 for best new artist, is promoting his latest single, "So what," in which he presents a positive and optimistic message about dealing with the problems of daily life. 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 »

Arizona Heat Spells Bad News for Undocumented as Death Toll Rises

An average of five to six undocumented immigrants are turning up dead in the desert every week amid even-hotter-than-normal summer temperatures in Arizona, authorities and human rights groups say. continue reading »

As U.S. Population Ages, ER Visits Will Lengthen

And hospitalizations stemming from these visits will rise, study predicts. While the number of visits to emergency rooms will not rise due to United States' aging population, continue reading »

Chicago Priest to be Deported to Native Bolivia after Serving Sex Abuse Sentence

Father Alejandro Flores is being deported to his native Bolivia after finishing a portion of his four-year sentence for sexually abusing an 8-year-old boy. continue reading »

Tips for Better Sleep in Summer Nights

Don't let longer daylight hours disturb your slumber. Those extra hours of daylight in the summer contribute to sleep problems experienced by many Americans, experts say continue reading »

FX’s “The Bridge” Highlights Woes at the U.S.-Mexico Border

One of the aims of "The Bridge," a new television series on the U.S. cable network FX, is to make viewers think about the woes of the U.S.-Mexico border region, the show's co-star said here. continue reading »

ACLU Charges: Whole Foods English-Only is Really a “No Spanish” Policy

The American Civil Liberties Union of New Mexico has filed charges against Whole Food Markets for allegedly discriminating against its Spanish-speaking employees. continue reading »

Mexican Flight Attendant in Costa Rica Found to Have $160k Strapped to Body

A 28-year-old Mexican flight attendant was arrested in Costa Rica with $160,000 she was carrying attached to her body, the Security Ministry said. 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 »

With Help From Grants, More Kids Will have Health Insurance

Federal officials unveiled $32 million in awards to outreach efforts in 22 states. More children in low-income families will get health insurance coverage, continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Bill Calls for 40 helicopters on the Border with Mexico & Boon to US Companies

A fleet of 40 helicopters will be deployed along the border with Mexico if the security amendment included in the immigration reform bill is adopted by the U.S. House of Representatives, The Washington Post revealed today. continue reading »

NYC Honors Hispanic Standouts with Street Naming

New York City is honoring Puerto Rican painter Rafael Tufiño, legendary guitarist Yomo Toro and the Army's 65th Infantry Regiment, among others, by naming streets in Manhattan and the Bronx after them. continue reading »

Can Bicycles Help with Cuba’s Transportation Problem?

The Cuban government is planning to reintroduce bicycles as a way to alleviate public transport problems, Vice President Marino Murillo said in comments cited Monday in the official media. continue reading »

Puerto Rican Murder-For-Hire Suspect Caught in Spain

A Puerto Rican woman accused of hiring a hit man to murder her husband in 2005 was arrested by Spanish police at Madrid's Barajas International Airport. The director of the FBI office in Puerto Rico, Carlos Cases, continue reading »

STUDY: By 2050, Anti-Smoking Policies Will Have Prevented 7M Deaths Worldwide

With the right measures, even more lives can be saved, WHO says. Anti-tobacco policies really do stop people from smoking and save millions of lives continue reading »

Guilty: Teen Posted Video of Beating Death of Mexican Father of 12 in Chicago

A 19-year-old Chicago man who recorded on video the attack and robbery that led to the death of a Mexican immigrant was found guilty of murder and robbery on Monday by a judge in Cook County. continue reading »

Roybal-Allard Bill Would Help Families Stay Together

Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard (D-CA) introduced the Help Separated Families Act, legislation to improve the likelihood that children taken into state custody following immigration enforcement actions against their parents can ultimately reunify with their parents. continue reading »