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California News Anchor Facing Public-Intoxication Charges

A California news anchor is facing public-intoxication charges mere months after her disappearance sparked an extensive search. On Monday, Paula Lopez of KEYT News was arrested near her home in Santa continue reading »

STUDY: Odds of Smoking Higher for Those Who Grow Up Poor

Study suggests kids in poor families may have less self-control when it comes to healthy behaviors. Poor children are more likely than their wealthier counterparts to smoke cigarettes, continue reading »

Mexico’s Alexxa: My Career is “Spurred by the Applause of my Fans”

The singer of Mexican regional music Alexxa is 20 years old, has recorded a disc and has been nominated Revelation of the Year in the 2013 Premios Texas awards, but what most drives her is a desire to succeed. continue reading »

STUDY: Low-Income Moms Can’t Afford Diapers, Mental Health Suffers

Many low-income mothers cannot afford an adequate supply of diapers and are likely to suffer mental stress that can harm their children, according to a study in the journal Pediatrics. continue reading »

Low-Income Moms Struggling to Afford Diapers

Shortage leads to a host of physical, mental, and social problems for families, researchers note. Diapers can take a big bite out of the family budget, and now a new survey of low-income moms finds that continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Waitress Accused of Pocketing $75k From Restaurant Patrons

A New York waitress has been accused to pocketing tens of thousands of dollars in exchange for reducing patrons' bills. Judith Mejia, a long-time waitress at Cosmic Diner in midtown Manhattan, has been accused by the restaurant owners of redu continue reading »

Law Reforms in Spain Mean Drunk Walkers Could be Arrested

Thanks to a new law in Spain, walking while drunk can now get you arrested. According to ThinkSpain, the new rule is part of Spain's road traffic law reform. continue reading »

Skipping Breakfast May NOT Lead to Weight Gain Afterall

Small study found it did not make college students eat more later in the day, contrary to popular belief. Skipping breakfast may not sabotage your waistline after all, a small, new study suggests. continue reading »

Efforts to Get Out Hispanic 2014 Vote Under Way in Arizona, Nevada, Texas

National organizations announced Thursday their efforts to get out the Hispanic vote for the 2014 legislative elections in states such as Arizona, Nevada and Texas. continue reading »

“Idol Puerto Rico” and “Idol Kids” to Debut in U.S. Exclusively on Cable Network WAPA Ameri

Idol format will air in the U.S. for first time in Spanish - "Idol Puerto Rico," the Puerto Rican version of the most successful reality show franchise in the world and the highest-rated television series in Puerto Rico, and "Idol Kids," continue reading »

Victor Ortiz, Ronda Rousey to Appear in ‘Expendables 3’

It looks like boxer Victor "Vicious" Ortiz is following up his appearance on "Dancing with the Stars" with a role in the action hero-heavy new film in the Expendables series. continue reading »

MEXICO: Art Exhibition Meant to Send “Message of Hope” to Greeks

The "Partenon: Arquitectura y Arte" (Parthenon: Architecture and Art) exhibition is designed to send a "message of hope" from Mexico City to Greeks and the people of all nations mired in the economic crisis, curator Alexandros Apostolakis said. continue reading »

Spain Unemployment Down .9%, Biggest Drop in 5 Years

The number of unemployed people in Spain dropped by 225,200 to 5.97 million in the second quarter, pushing the unemployment rate down by 0.9 percent to 26.26 percent, the government said in a report Thursday. continue reading »

Venezuela’s Youth Orchestras Aim to Bring Classical Music to the Masses

Giving 1 million poor children access to a rigorous musical education is the goal of Venezuela's National System of Youth and Children's Orchestras, a distinguished young conductor who emerged from "The System" said here Wednesday. continue reading »

And the Royal Baby’s Name is…George Alexander Louis

Prince William and his wife, Kate Middleton, named their first-born child George Alexander Louis, Kensington Palace said Wednesday. In a brief communique, it was announ continue reading »

Seniors’ Unhealthy Living Could Lead to Disability

Study looked at exercise, smoking, nutrition and other habits. Seniors who don't exercise much, who smoke or who eat few fruits and vegetables continue reading »

Is Your Smartphone Making You Fat?

Heavy use tied to sedentary lifestyle, less fitness in study of college students. Smartphone users just might be the new couch potatoes. Researchers studying college students found that cellphone use continue reading »

San Diego Hosts “Proyecto 5” - An Exhibition of Contemporary Mexican Art

San Diego's Centro Cultural de La Raza is hosting "Proyecto 5," an exhibition of contemporary Mexican art featuring the works of such artists as Arturo Aicos, Otilia Carrillo and Julie Sasson. continue reading »

Spanish Beer Chugging Champ Dies After Competition

A Spanish man who had just won a beer chugging contest is dead after reportedly downing many liters of the alcoholic beverage. Authorities say Joaquin Alcaraz Gracia, 45, won a beer drinking contest on Wednesday at an annual drinking festival continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Woman Shackles Son, 10, to Keep Him From Trouble

A California mother is facing criminal charges after she allegedly shackled her young son inside their home. Irma Navarro says she chained up her 10-year-old son to prevent him fro continue reading »