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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Romeo Santos’ 1st Solo Endeavor Tops Billboard Latin Chart

Billboard's list of best-selling Latin Albums is led again this week by Dominican bachatero Romeo Santos' first solo disc, "Formula: Vol. 1." continue reading »

Albert Pujols Leaving St. Louis, Signs With Los Angeles Angels in $250 Million Deal

The St. Louis Cardinals are saying goodbye to first baseman Albert Pujols, after he agreed to a last minute offer from the Los Angeles Angels in Anaheim. continue reading »

Calle 13 Singer Linked to Argentine Actress Soledad Fandiño

Calle 13’s René ‘Residente’ Pérez, and Argentine actress Soledad Fandiño took to twitter to flirt, a week after their quick romantic Buenos Aires getaway. continue reading »

Google Honors Diego Rivera With a Mural-Doodle on his 125th Birthday

Check out today’s neat Google-Doodle celebrating Diego Rivera, the great Mexican painter and muralist, influential communist leader and husband of Frida Kahlo. continue reading »

Soccer Star Carles Puyol Helps UN to Save Orangutans of the World

Soccer star Carles Puyol, who led Spain to the World Cup title last year, is the face of a new United Nations campaign to save endangered orangutans that could face extinction within the next few decades. continue reading »

STUDY:  Americans Split Over In-State Tuition for Undocumented Students

Americans are evenly split over whether illegal immigrants who graduate from high school in their state should be eligible for in-state college tuition: 48% say they should continue reading »

Enviromentalists Say Approved Brazilian Forestry Bill Will Deal “Mortal Blow” to Amazon

Brazil's Senate has approved a controversial forestry bill that environmentalists say will deal a "mortal blow" to the already threatened Amazon region and open the door to even greater deforestation. continue reading »

National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health on FDA’s Emergency Contraception Ruling

The National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health is deeply disappointed by today’s FDA ruling to withhold emergency contraception medication, Plan B One-Step, from teens under 17 without a prescription. After review of safety data, the FDA found no reason to continue to continue reading »

Luis von Ahn of Guatemala Wants to Translate the Internet

Luis von Ahn, who left his native Guatemala at 17 to study in the United States and has since become a computer science pioneer, now is on a mission to translate Internet content into all of the world's major languages and bring the Web to a much broader global user base. continue reading »

Tamales a Tradition on Many Tables at Christmas

Tamales have become a tradition for Hispanic families in the United States who unite in their preparation and never lack for them on their tables at Christmastime. continue reading »

Police Dismantle Ring Trying To Smuggle Gadhafi’s Son to Mexico

A ring that was trying to smuggle Saadi Gadhafi, the son of late Libyan dictator Col. Moammar Gadhafi, and his family into Mexico has been dismantled, officials said Wednesday. continue reading »

Top Tip for Muggers: Make Sure Your Mark is Not a UFC Fighter

An attempted robbery in Chicago’s Southwest Side took a surprising turn when mugger Anthony Miranda, 24, chose the wrong victim, and paid for it with bruises and a bullet wound. continue reading »

Brazil Fines McDonald’s for Using Happy Meal Toys as Bait

The Consumer Defense Foundation in Sao Paulo fined fast-food giant McDonald's 3.19 million reais ($1.77 million) for including toys in children's meals. continue reading »

Elián Gonzalez Turns 18 Years-Old (VIDEO)

Elián spent his 18th birthday surrounded by friends and with his father, in a celebration held in his home in his native Cárdenas, 90 miles east of Havana. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: California Teen Lies About Being Pregnant, Hires Gang Members to Steal a Baby

A California teenager who lied about being pregnant is being accused of hiring gang members to steal another woman’s newborn baby. Gladys Remigio, 17, is said to have enlisted the help continue reading »