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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Hispanics and African-Americans More Positive than Others About Homeownership

Fannie Mae's latest national housing survey finds that Americans are more confident about the stability of home prices than they were at the beginning of 2010, even though they lack confidence in the strength of the economy. continue reading »

Oscar de la Hoya Will Hold Boxing Clinics for Troops Overseas

Former boxing champ-turned-singer and entrepreneur Oscar De La Hoya is set to visit troops based in the Middle East and teach them how to fight in the ring. continue reading »

Univision to Finish February As a Top 5 Network, Ahead of NBC

Univision Network today announced that it is set to finish the February sweep period as the #4 network in broadcast primetime among all Adults 18-34 (989,000) and Persons 12-34 (1.2 million), ahead of NBC. continue reading »

Gutierrez on Puerto Rican People: “You will not silence them, and you will not silence me” (VIDEO)

As we reported a week or so ago, a debate emerged in the US House of Representatives between Puerto Rico's Resident Commissioner Pedro Pierluisi and Chicago Congressman Luis V. Gutierrez over the Congressman's right to address issues affecting Puerto Rico on the floor of Congress. continue reading »

¡Feliz Cumpleaños! HS News Wishes Dr. Seuss a Happy 107th Birthday

On this day in 1904, beloved writer, cartoonist, and poet Theodor Seuss Geisel – better known as Dr. Seuss -- was born in Springfield, Massachusetts. Though he died 20 years ago, his legacy lives on through the children of past who are now parents today, who are teaching their own children the subtle lessons of the Seuss library. continue reading »

AMAZING Midday UFO Sighting in Brazil Caught On Tape (VIDEO)

The amateur footage from Brazil shows an unidentified aircraft stationary in midair and peeking from behind a cloud, right before it speeds toward horizon engulfed in color lights. continue reading »

Shakira Honored at Harvard University (VIDEO)

The singer from Barranquilla, Colombia, received an award on Saturday from the Harvard Foundation (the university's center for intercultural arts and science initiatives) for her artistic and humanitarian work. continue reading »

Terror at ‘Critical Mass’ Event in Porto Alegre, Brazil (VIDEO)

In the most demented case of road rage we’ve seen in a while, Brazilian Ricardo José Neis rammed a large group of bikers with his VW Golf. continue reading »

House GOP Holds Another Hearing To Push Mass Deportation Agenda While Revealing Craven Hypocrisy

Today, the leaders of the House Mass Deportation Caucus, Reps. Elton Gallegly (R-CA), Steve King (R-IA) and Lamer Smith (R-TX), have organized a hearing that they've disingenuously titled “Making Immigration Work for American Minorities.” continue reading »

Immigration Officials Arrest 20,000th Gang Member in Their 5-Yr Initiative

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) announced today the arrests of 678 gang members and associates from 133 different gangs during Project Southern Tempest, an intensive ICE HSI-led law enforcement operation executed in 168 U.S. cities targeting gangs affiliated with drug trafficking organizations (DTO). continue reading »

U.S. Hosts Central America Renewable Energy Forum

Today, the U.S. Department of State held the second U.S. – Central America Renewable Energy Forum (CAREF). The roundtable was opened by Assistant Secretary for Western Hemisphere Affairs Arturo Valenzuela and hosted by Assistant Secretary for Economic, continue reading »

Interesting Finds at U.S. Border from 59 lbs of Iguana Meat Tamales to 7,800 lbs of Pot

Federal authorities have been busy at the U.S.-Mexico border in Texas these last couple of days seizing iguana meat tamales to thousands of pounds of pot, all trying to make its way into the U.S. continue reading »

Scientists Find ‘Walking Cactus’ in China, Was it Walking to Mexico Where it Belongs?

Chinese scientists have found fossils of an ancient, spikey-thorny creature dubbed a "walking cactus" continue reading »

50th Anniversary of the Peace Corps

Fifty years ago a pilot program called the Peace Corps started with President Kennedy’s signature, led by Sargent Shriver and fueled by the compassion and generosity of the American people. continue reading »

Carlos is Crazy! Love Him or Hate Him, Sheen’s Shit Is Hilarious, and A New Website Thinks So Too

Born Carlos Irwin Estévez, Charlie Sheen has been all over the place recently, in terms of the media, and emotionally. Last month, after reported heavy partying, Sheen was hospitalized for the second time in as many years. continue reading »