Shooting at Washington DC Navy Yard
Update: Navy Yard Shooter Identified As Aaron Alexis
By Cristina Arreola | 09/17/2013 - 11:03

A tragic mass shooting has left at least 12 people dead and several wounded in the Navy Yard in Washington D.C. 

Aaron Alexis, 34, opened fire Monday morning, attacking office workers at a heavily guarded military facility. 


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U.S. and Cuba To Resume Migration Talks
U.S. and Cuba To Resume Migration Talks
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 06/20/2013 - 15:12

After announcing that a discussion to resume direct mail service between the United States and Cuba would commence on Tuesday this week, the two countries are now preparing to go into talks about another issue which has been on hold for quite some time -- migration.


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Latinos in Texas Dig In for Redistricting Battle
Latinos in Texas Dig In for Redistricting Battle
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 11/03/2011 - 09:25

Texas saw explosive growth in the past decade, according to the 2010 census, 65 percent of it fueled by Latinos as part of a total of 90 percent growth fueled by minorities. That lead to the state receiving four new Congressional districts, which equals four additional seats in Congress. How those new districts were drawn by the state is now the subject of two big court fights: One in Washington D.C., where Latino groups and the U.S. Dept.


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Eva Longoria Parker and National Museum of the American Latino
Eva Longoria Parker Joins Commission for the National Museum of the American Latino
By Mariela Rosario | 09/03/2010 - 17:00

Eva Longoria Parker teamed up with the National Museum of the American Latino and joined its commission alongside Emilio Estefan, Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis and Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar to push for the creation of a museum to memorialize the role of Latinos in the U.S.


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Sonia Sotomayor Makes a Love Connection
By Mariela Rosario | 10/15/2009 - 11:44

Sonia Sotomayor has a reputation for staying close to her law clerks past and present, and apparently it's not just a rumor! The newly minted Supreme Court Justice put aside her major cases for a little while last week to officiate the wedding of an ex-aide.

In an anteroom of the court's spouses' dining room, the Bronx-born boricua judge made the love (and legal) connection for lucky couple Danielle Feldman Tarantolo and Sean Henderson Murray. The small civil ceremony took place at the court last Friday, sources revealed to the Daily News.


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