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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Argentine Polo Team Captain Signs Deal to Clone Horses

The clone of a top mare was sold for $800,000 at an auction in Argentina last year. continue reading »

Proportionately More Young Hispanic Adults Getting HS Diplomas, Fewer Dropping Out Than Decade Ago

Proportionately more young Hispanic adults are completing high school and fewer are dropping out than were doing so a decade ago, according to an analysis of enrollment trends by the U.S. Census Bureau. continue reading »

Boston Archdiocese Seeks to Canonize Spanish-Born Priest and Opus Dei Leader

The Archdiocese of Boston has just announced that it has begun the process to have Father Joseph Muzquiz canonize. Father Muzquiz was born in Spain, ordained in 1944 and was part of the Opus Dei ministry starting in 1941. continue reading »

Senate Dems & Hispanic Education Experts Meet to Find Ways to Improve Education System for Latinos

Today the Senate Democratic Hispanic Task Force discussed the state of education for Latinos, within the context of the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA). One out of every five K-12 students in the United States is Latino, and their success is critical to the competitive future of this country. continue reading »

ANIMAPOCALYPSE: Hundreds of Penguins Wash Up On Uruguayan Shores

As many as 600 Magallan penguins have been found dead on Uruguayan coasts; scientists are investigating why so many penguins have died on their way to Brazilian waters. continue reading »

HEAR Selena Gomez and the Scene’s Brand New Song “Bang Bang Bang”

Selena's newest album "When The Sun Goes Down" will be officially available on June 28. continue reading »

Study: Stark Differences in Media Use Between Minority, White Youth

Minority youth aged 8 to 18 consume an average of 13 hours of media content a day -- about 4-1/2 hours more than their white counterparts, according to a Northwestern University report, the first national study to focus exclusively on children’s media use by race and ethnicity. continue reading »

JUST IN:  Weekly Jobless Claims Rises, Recent Data Show 7.6 Million Americans Receiving Unemployment

In the week ending June 4, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 427,000, an increase of 1,000 from the previous week's revised figure of 426,000. The advance number for seasonally adjusted insured unemployment during the week ending May 28 was 3,676,000, a decrease of 71,000 from the preceding week's revised level of 3,747,000. The 4-week moving average was 3,719,250, a decrease of 29,000 from the preceding week's revised average of 3,748,250. continue reading »

Tania Rincón te enseña como funciona la obra de teatro “Improlucha”(VIDEO) Lucha Libre

Tania Rincón te enseña como funciona la obra de teatro “Improlucha”(VIDEO) continue reading »

UN Secretary Set to Visit Latin America This Week

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will depart New York on Friday for a week-long trip that will take the United Nations chief to Colombia, Argentina, Uruguay and Brazil, the world body announced today. continue reading »

Spanish Police Arrest Barcelona Bus Luggage Thieves

One of thieves purchased a single bus ticket and checked his bag into the compartment below the bus, the luggage bag containing his accomplice! continue reading »

A Letter to the President From a DREAMER in the Denver Post

In his 2011 State of the Union address, President Obama said this about Bruce Randolph School in Denver: Take a school like Bruce Randolph in Denver. Three years ago, it was rated one of the worst schools in Colorado; located on turf between two rival continue reading »

Law Enforcement Entities Intercept 7 Illegal Aliens

Last night, law enforcement entities of the Caribbean Border Interagency Group intercepted seven undocumented aliens. continue reading »

U.S. Supreme Court Refuses to Review Ruling on In-state Tuition Rates for Undocumented Students

Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court refused to review the ruling on a California law that would have allowed undocumented immigrant students to attend state universities and continue reading »

ACLU in Illinois Wants Justice Dept. to Investigate Racial Profiling of Hispanics by State Police

Following years of inaction by state governmental officials, the American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois today filed an administrative complaint and asked the U.S. Department of Justice to launch continue reading »