E-Cig Use Up Among Youth
E-Cig Use Up Among Youth
By Fox News Latino | 09/06/2013 - 11:17

The number of middle and high school students trying electronic cigarettes has doubled since last year according to the first large national study looking at use within that age group.

About 2 percent of students said they’d used an e-cigarette in the previous month, according to a survey done last year. This is up from 1 percent in 2011.

More kids still smoke traditional cigarettes than the new electronic ones, and it's not clear how dangerous e-cigarettes are. It's also not clear from the report how many are using them on a daily or weekly basis.


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Aaron Hernandez
Aaron Hernandez Says He Is a "Great Person" With An "Amazing Heart"
By Fox News Latino | 08/21/2013 - 11:32

He continues sitting in jail and there haven't been any significant developments in his legal case, but somehow former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez continues to make news.

The faces various murder charges, including for the killing of 27-year-old semi-pro football player, Odin Lloyd. 

His top jail cell hobby seems to be corresponding with fans who are now selling the letters he writes back to gossip web sites.


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New (Adorable!) Mammal Species Found in Ecuador & Colombia
New (Adorable!) Mammal Species Found in Ecuador & Colombia
By Fox News Latino | 08/16/2013 - 11:51

Researchers announced Thursday a rare discovery of a new mammal species called the olinguito. And its teddy bear face makes it instantly adorable.

The raccoon-sized critter leaps through the trees of mountainous forests of Ecuador and Colombia, but it shouldn't have been too hard to find — one of them lived in the Smithsonian-run National Zoo in the Washington for a year.

"It's been kind of hiding in plain sight for a long time" despite its extraordinary beauty, said Kristofer Helgen, the Smithsonian's curator of mammals.


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FNL Exchange: Brazilian Boy kills
Brazilian Boy Kills His Family, Goes To School As Normal And Later Kills Himself
By Fox News Latino | 08/09/2013 - 11:30

A young Brazilian boy has people scratching their heads after he allegedly killed four of his family members, went to school, then returned home to commit suicide.

Brazilian police said they believe 13-year-old Marcelo Pesseghini shot both his parents, his grandmother and his great-aunt on Sunday night at their home in the state of São Paulo.


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Mariah Carey at the premiere of The Butler
Mariah Carey Recalls Being Spit On For The Color Of Her Skin
By Fox News Latino | 08/07/2013 - 17:02

Mariah Carey had to look no further than her own experiences with racism to get into character for her latest film role.

In “Lee Daniels' The Butler," Carey plays a woman whose rapist kills her husband right in front of her son's eyes.

The son, Cecil Gaines, was modeled after real-life butler Eugene Allen, who served numerous presidents over his 34-year career in the White House.


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Aaron Hernandez at Super Bowl Media Day
Case Against Aaron Hernandez For 2012 Murders 'Strengthens,' Sources Say
By Fox News Latino | 07/24/2013 - 15:07

New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez may be closer to being charged for the double murder of two Boston area immigrants in 2012, according to law enforcement sources who say prosecutors have begun presenting a "strengthening" case to a Suffolk County grand jury.


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WATCH: Zimmerman Brother Says Critics Out To Crucify Him
By Fox News Latino | 07/17/2013 - 15:18

They know they’re partly responsible for not speaking out about it, but the Zimmerman family is still taken aback by how the prickly issues of race and ethnicity continue to haunt them even after the controversial case ended.

They blame national media outlets for creating and propagating the murder trial as white vs. black, pitting George Zimmerman against black teen Trayvon Martin, who was killed during their now infamous fight in Sanford, Fla.


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9-Year-Old Mother Is at Least 12, Stepfather Apologizes
9-Year-Old Mother Is at Least 12, Stepfather Apologizes
By Fox News Latino | 02/15/2013 - 10:51

Authorities in the Mexican state of Jalisco say DNA tests have revealed that a girl who gave birth two weeks ago is between 12 and 13 years of age, not 9 as the parents had claimed.

Jalisco state prosecutors also say the girl, called Dafne, was impregnated by her stepfather and not her alleged 17-year-old boyfriend.

Read the full story at Fox News Latino.


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Valentine's Day: Latinos Looking for Love Online
Valentine's Day: Latinos Looking for Love Online
By Fox News Latino | 02/14/2013 - 12:13

Love is in the air – or at least it is on the internet.

From dating web sites to social media love connections, over 27 percent of single American’s have reported dating someone they met online.

Read the full story at Fox News Latino.


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Marco Rubio Drink of Water after State of Union Address
Marco Rubio: GOP Star's Watershed Moment Sets Social Media Abuzz
By Fox News Latino | 02/13/2013 - 12:03

It was billed as Sen. Marco Rubio's watershed moment. 

His audition for a potential Presidential run in 2016. 

But no one expected the water break moment of the year.

During the Florida Senator's much anticipated Republican response to President Barack Obama's State of the Union Tuesday night, Rubio spoke of the problems of big government, but it was his small sip of water in the middle of his live speech that was all the buzz with Latinos on social media.


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