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Woman Honored At White House For Teaching Traffic Safety To Latinos In U.S., Abroad

A Chicago traffic safety instructor who has traveled across Illinois and Latin America to raise awareness among Latinos about how to reduce car-related fatalities is among 11 people in the field of transportation who were honored at the White House on Tuesday.

Wanda Vazquez, who trains Latino leaders in the Chicago area to receive their certification as child passenger safety technicians, was named a White House “Champion of Change” for “exemplary leadership” in transportation.


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'GMA's' Lara Spencer Apologizes For 'Cinco De Drinko' Segment
'GMA's' Lara Spencer Apologizes For 'Cinco De Drinko' Segment

It seemed an innocent remark in the middle of a Cinco de Mayo segment on “Good Morning America.”

Today, Lara Spencer said on Monday, is “Cinco de Drinko.”

But after a week of controversy over how the Mexican celebration was portrayed in the media – with some wearing sombreros and pretending to chug tequila – Spencer’s comment wasn’t taken lightly by Latinos.

On Wednesday, Spencer apologized for the segment.


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Nearly 8 Million Latinos Projected To Vote In November
Nearly 8 Million Latinos Projected To Vote In November

A record 8 million Latinos are likely to vote in the November elections this year, said the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials.

The group also projects that by 2016, 28 million Latinos will be eligible to vote, up from the current 25 million.


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Narciso Rodriguez To Receive Cooper-Hewitt Fashion Design Award

Fashion designer Narciso Rodriguez will receive a National Design Award this year from the Smithsonian's Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, along with 10 other top names in design.

Rodriguez designed the memorable black and red dress worn by first lady Michelle Obama in Chicago on election night in 2008. The dress recently went on display for the first time at the National Archives to represent her signature style in history. Earlier, Rodriguez designed Carolyn Bessette's wedding dress for her 1996 marriage to John F. Kennedy Jr.


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Cinco De Mayo Fail: Dartmouth 'Phiesta' Cancelled After Student Calls Event 'Exploitative'

It was supposed to be a “Phiesta,” with virgin piña coladas, strawberry daiquiris and Mexican-themed snacks for everyone to enjoy, as stressed out students at Dartmouth College prepared to enter the final phase of the semester. 

But Daniela Hernandez spoke, and the sorority listened.


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Joan Rivers Refuses To Apologize To Ariel Castro Victims Over Captivity Joke
Joan Rivers Refuses To Apologize To Ariel Castro Victims Over Captivity Joke

A defiant Joan Rivers is back in hot water.

The Fashion Police host recently compared living in her daughter’s guest room with the ordeal the women kidnapped by Ariel Castro went through, and now two of them want an apology.

Rivers and her daughter were discussing their reality show on NBC's The Today Show on Tuesday when she complained about her living arrangements, saying, "Those women in the basement in Cleveland had more space."


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Rock in Rio music festival in Brazil
'Rock In Rio' Music Festival Sets It Sights On Las Vegas Strip

A group including casino company MGM Resorts announced plans Monday to build a 33-acre open-air music venue on the Las Vegas Strip to host a four-day Rock in Rio USA festival beginning in May 2015.

MGM Resorts International officials said the "City of Rock" development to be built between the Circus Circus resort and Sahara Avenue would serve as home to what they expect will be one of the largest concert festival events in the world.


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Ex Accuses Luis Miguel Of Using His Wealth To Dodge His Parental Duties

The saga between Luis Miguel and his ex-girlfriend continues.

After a two-year custody battle, Aracely Arambula is once again accusing the Mexican crooner of hiding behind his wealth to dodge his parental duties, TMZ reports.

In legal documents obtained by the website, Arambula, a Mexican soap opera star, claimed Miguel has been dodging process servers for a long time – including last year at a California county fair.


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Demi Lovato Bashes ‘The Daily Beast’ Over Unflattering Wilmer Valderrama Story
Demi Lovato Bashes ‘The Daily Beast’ Over Unflattering Wilmer Valderrama Story

Demi Lovato sure knows how to protect her man – or at least call out those she believes are wronging him.

The 21-year-old singer shared a tweet Wednesday seemingly in response to a The Daily Beast article about boyfriend Wilmer Valderrama titled, “Why Women Want Hollywood Lothario Wilmer Valderrama.”

“@thedailybeast such a classy ‘news site’ you are,” Lovato tweeted. “Writing horrible things about people you know NOTHING about. Get a LIFE you ignorant f—ks.”


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Hispanics Continue To Have Highest Teen Pregnancy Rate In U.S., CDC Says
Hispanics Continue To Have Highest Teen Pregnancy Rate In U.S., CDC Says

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Tuesday released the most recent figures for teenage pregnancies, which historically have been higher among Hispanics.

The report says that one in four teen births in the United States is to a girl between the ages of 15 and 17.

The CDC says that despite the efforts to prevent pregnancies among girls 15-17, members of this age cohort are still delivering 1,700 babies per week.


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