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Reuters Reports: Over One Million Immgrants Working in U.S. Despite Unemployment Rates

Reuters Reports: Over One Million Immgrants Working in U.S. Despite Unemployment Rates

As the unemployment rate in the United States just barely drops below the double-digit mark, more than one million immigrants are still finding jobs. continue reading »

New Hispanic Health IT Initiative Announced

With the Hispanic population as the nation’s largest minority, HIMSS announces the establishment of a new HIMSS Latino Initiative to focus on health IT needs for the rapidly growing Hispanic/Latino market. continue reading »

¡Ay Dios! Jesse James and Kat Von D are Engaged

¡Ay Dios! Jesse James and Kat Von D are Engaged

After a highly publicized divorce from award winning actress Sandra Bullock just last year, Jesse James has announced he is engaged to tattoo artist Kat Von D. continue reading »

First Haitians Deported from U.S. After Earthquake

First Haitians Deported from U.S. After Earthquake

Yesterday, the U.S. through Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) deported 26 Haitians, the first since the devastating earthquake of 2010. continue reading »

Feliz Cumpleaños to Plácido Domingo (VIDEO)

Feliz Cumpleaños to Plácido Domingo (VIDEO)

Born José Plácido Domingo Embil, the world-renowned Spanish tenor and conductor, Plácido Domingo turned 70 today. Friday, as he celebrates his birthday in his birthplace of Madrid, 20 of the world’s top opera singers will perform 15 arias in his honor. continue reading »

Fernando Botero’s New Year’s Resolution: To Finish His Passion of Jesus Christ Series.

Fernando Botero’s New Year’s Resolution: To Finish His Passion of Jesus Christ Series.

Colombian painter Fernando Botero said he has finished thirty pieces, and none of them have satirical content. continue reading »

Tucson Boy, 9, Sells His Toys for Rep. Giffords, Raises $2.85

A nine-year-old Arizona boy, after hearing about his hometown's recent shootings, felt he needed to do something to help. On his way out the door with his brother, Isaac Saldana of Tucson, Arizona, heard reporters on TV say a little girl and Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords had been shot, and he couldn't believe it. continue reading »

JesusHatesObama.com Nixed as Super Bowl Ad by FOX – What do You Think?

JesusHatesObama.com Nixed as Super Bowl Ad by FOX – What do You Think?

The Fox Network, home of Bill O’Reilly and Sarah Palin, has nixed its first Super Bowl commercial for February 6, 2011, which mixes, Jesus, Obama and capitalism. continue reading »

Poll: Rahm Leading with 44% Closing in on February 22 Chicago Mayoral Election (VIDEO)

Poll: Rahm Leading with 44% Closing in on February 22 Chicago Mayoral Election (VIDEO)

In a new Tribune/WGN Poll, Rahm Emanuel leads the pack with 44% support. In order to avoid a run-off election after February 22, Rahm's goal is to garner the 50% plus one vote to declare an outright win. continue reading »

Texas Bill Could Deny Mexican Consulate Staff Entry to Any Public, State Schools

Texas Bill Could Deny Mexican Consulate Staff Entry to Any Public, State Schools

A Texas state representative is trying to “send a message” to undocumented immigrants, by drafting and filing a bill that looks to deny entry to public schools and state universities to foreign consular officials that arrive to help anyone obtain non-U.S. identification cards. continue reading »

Oliver Martinez of Albuquerque is Persistent:  Arrested for the 45th Time for Shoplifting

Oliver Martinez of Albuquerque is Persistent:  Arrested for the 45th Time for Shoplifting

Albuquerque police arrest dozens of people in a given week for shoplifting and aren’t fazed that is until they see the face of Oliver Martinez – AGAIN. continue reading »

Mexican Sewage Polluting California Beaches

Mexican Sewage Polluting California Beaches

Millions of gallons of raw sewage are flowing down Mexico’s Tijuana River to the Pacific Ocean, prompting the closure of San Diego, California area beaches, officials said. continue reading »

Spain: World’s Number One in Cyber Pirate

Spain: World’s Number One in Cyber Pirate

45% of Spain's Internet users use non authorized music distribution websites. continue reading »

BREAKING NEWS: Mexican Musician Kalimba ARRESTED in El Paso (VIDEO)

BREAKING NEWS: Mexican Musician Kalimba ARRESTED in El Paso (VIDEO)

U.S. and Mexican authorities say that Mexican singer Kalimba was arrested Thursday at El Paso International Airport. Officials said that Kalimba was taken into custody because he lacked the proper documents to travel in the U.S. continue reading »

Mexican Actor Eduardo Verastegui Vows to Build Largest Pro-Life Clinic in U.S.

Mexican Actor Eduardo Verastegui Vows to Build Largest Pro-Life Clinic in U.S.

The founder of Mantle of Guadalupe, Mexican producer and actor Eduardo Verastegui has announced ambitions plans – to build the largest pro-life clinic in the U.S. to be located in Los Angeles. continue reading »