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Keith Olbermann Has Left MSNBC, Last Show Aired Friday (VIDEO)

Keith Olbermann Has Left MSNBC, Last Show Aired Friday (VIDEO)

The last broadcast of “Countdown with Keith Olbermann” was aired Friday night as MSNBC and Olbermann decided to end their contract. continue reading »

IMMERSE in Relaxation this weekend with a Latin American Natural Wonder

IMMERSE in Relaxation this weekend with a Latin American Natural Wonder

IMMERSE in relaxation this weekend with a Latin American Natural Wonder. Guess What and Where this is? continue reading »

Return to Sender:  Cuba to Stop Postal Service to U.S., Due to Costly Returns and Tighter Security

Return to Sender:  Cuba to Stop Postal Service to U.S., Due to Costly Returns and Tighter Security

Cuban-Americans and Cuban nationals celebrated in 2009 when President Barack Obama renewed postal service after 42 years, whereby Cuban mail would be received by the U.S. postal service. continue reading »

Latin American and Caribbean Unemployment Dropped in 2010

Latin American and Caribbean Unemployment Dropped in 2010

The economic upturn in most Latin American and Caribbean countries in 2010 fueled a .6 percentage point drop in unemployment – from 8.1% in 2009 to 7.5% - and is expected to lead to a further decrease of between 0.2 and 0.4 percentage points this year, the United Nations reported today. continue reading »

Major Immigration Sweep in Michigan Nets 70 Criminal Aliens, 525,000 Estimated to be in Country

Major Immigration Sweep in Michigan Nets 70 Criminal Aliens, 525,000 Estimated to be in Country

More than 70 criminal aliens, immigration fugitives and immigration violators are facing deportation and criminal charges following a four-day enforcement operation spearheaded by U.S. Immigration and Customs continue reading »

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 »