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20 Pounds of Meth Found Inside Cans of Jalapeños at Border Crossing

20 Pounds of Meth Found Inside Cans of Jalapeños at Border Crossing

Officers then opened the cans, and discovered five packages containing a total of 20.7 pounds of methamphetamine and one package containing 5.2 pounds of marijuana, all worth an estimated $230,000. continue reading »

Government to Stop Issuing Paper Checks

Government to Stop Issuing Paper Checks

The Government announced today that it intends to move away from issuing paper checks and move toward an electronic system. For people who apply for benefits from the Social Security Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs, continue reading »

Jessica Alba and Twitter Mom Working Together on New Sitcom About What Else: Crazed Mom’s

Jessica Alba and Twitter Mom Working Together on New Sitcom About What Else: Crazed Mom’s

Jessica Alba, and writer Jhoni Marchinko, has begun work on a show tentatively titled The Mother of All Something. The idea for the show comes from Twitter mom Kelly Oxford (@kellyoxford), continue reading »

Elected Leaders Urge Recognition of Latino Contribution to U.S. Population Increases

With the release today of Census 2010 reapportionment data, an analysis conducted by the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) Educational Fund shows that the growth in Latino numbers continue reading »

President Obama Meets with Hispanic Caucus Vows Immigration Reform is 2011 Priority

President Obama Meets with Hispanic Caucus Vows Immigration Reform is 2011 Priority

President Obama met this morning for 45 minutes in the Oval Office with the Congressional Hispanic Caucus where he vowed his commitment to passing some form of immigration reform legislation. continue reading »

Jorge Ramos the “Latino Silver Fox” Is Back in the Dating Game!

Jorge Ramos the “Latino Silver Fox” Is Back in the Dating Game!

Exactly four years after they were first seen hand in hand, posing and dancing for the cameras, deeply in love, Jorge Ramos and Ana De La Reguera have decided it to break it off. continue reading »

“From Prada To Nada.”  A South of the border Version of “Sense And Sensibility” (VIDEO)

You know the story. Sense and Sensibility, by Jane Austen. Two super posh English spoiled sisters must reinvent their lives after their excessively well off dad kicks the bucket and leaves them penniless. They move into the humble abode of a far away aunt, where they discover love, and heritage, and whatnot, and everyone lives happily ever after, except the father, because again, he dies toward the beginning of the novel. continue reading »

Televisa, Univision Deal Started in October Now Complete

Televisa, Univision Deal Started in October Now Complete

Monday, Grupo Televisa, announced it has finally completed its $1.2 billion investment deal started in October with Univision Communications Inc. Univision is the largest Spanish-language television network in the U.S., continue reading »

Preliminary FBI Stats Show 2010 Crime Rates Lower

Preliminary FBI Stats Show 2010 Crime Rates Lower

The FBI has just released their first peek into crime in 2010—with a snapshot of the first six months of the year. The early returns are encouraging. According to the Preliminary Semiannual Uniform Crime Report, continue reading »

Whales in Argentina Dying in Mass (VIDEO)

Whales in Argentina Dying in Mass (VIDEO)

A sharp increase in the amount of whale carcasses that have been washing ashore in Argentina, has scientist puzzled, trying to figure out what has gone so wrong in the local ecosystem. continue reading »

There’s a New Revolution in Cuba - The Zombie Revolution and Its Everywhere (VIDEO)

There’s a New Revolution in Cuba - The Zombie Revolution and Its Everywhere (VIDEO)

The last couple of years have showed a sharp surge in the communist island's passion for brain eating goons in art, video games, film and more. continue reading »

BREAKING NEWS: Jenni Rivera’s Son Michael Arrested on Sex Charges, Currently Out on Bail (VIDEO)

BREAKING NEWS: Jenni Rivera’s Son Michael Arrested on Sex Charges, Currently Out on Bail (VIDEO)

Michael Rivera, son of Mexican-American singing superstar Jenni Rivera, is out of jail after posting $50,000 bail, but will have to face a judge and answer to the charges of sexual misconduct with a minor. continue reading »

Hispanics Increase Use of Cell Phones/Smartphones

According to a study from Scarborough Research, use of cell phones by Hispanic adults has increased 26 percent since 2006, compared to only 18 percent in the general public. continue reading »

BREAKING NEWS:  U.N. Security Council and Headquarters being Evacuated

BREAKING NEWS:  U.N. Security Council and Headquarters being Evacuated

Farhan Haq, U.N. spokesperson, has announced the evacuation of the UN Security Council, General Assembly and all other individuals that were in the U.N. headquarter building. continue reading »

It’s Official, U.S. Population Grew by 9.7% to 308,745,538

Check out our interactive map that highlights the history of apportionment and our country's changing population throughout the past century. continue reading »