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Supreme Court Deadlocks on President Obama's DAPA and DACA Immigration Plan
Supreme Court Deadlocks on President Obama's DAPA and DACA Immigration Plan

On Thursday, the Supreme Court announced it deadlocked in a case challenging President Barack Obama’s immigration executive action with a 4-4 vote.

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Centro Islamico is the First & Only Spanish-Speaking Mosque in the U.S.
Centro Islamico is the Only Spanish-Speaking Mosque in the U.S.

There are tens of thousands of Latino Muslims in the U.S., and as of this year, there is one Spanish-speaking mosque: Centro Islámico in Houston, Texas.

MORE: 8 Things to Know About Latinos and Islam

While one place of worship seems too few for the fastest-growing population of Islamic converts, for Spanish-speaking Latinos, it’s long overdue.


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8 Things the Young Lords Helped Change
5 Things the Young Lords Helped Change

The Young Lords Party is often described as a Puerto Rican nationalist group, but they fought for much more than the self-determination and independence of their island.
The Black Panthers-inspired organization, which, while predominately Puerto Rican, included African American, Dominican and Mexican members as well, fought for health care, gender equality, housing, criminal justice, education and more. Here, some of the changes their efforts led to.  


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Mexican-American Studies Textbook Claims Chicanos Want to “Destroy This Society”
Mexican-American Studies Textbook Claims Chicanos Want to “Destroy This Society”

This isn’t the textbook Texas activists had in mind when they were calling for more literature on Mexican-American history. On Tuesday, the Texas Education Agency released samples of their first libro, which was listed under “Special Topics in Social Studies,” on the topic, and few mexicanos, if any, are still celebrating the win.

MORE: Texas Board of Ed. Attempting to Erase Cesar Chavez from Textbooks


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New Book Examines The Aftermath Of A Horrific Crime In Brownsville, Texas
How a Horrific Parent-Children Murder Impacted a Latino Town in Texas

A new book is telling the real-life tale of a ghastly 2003 murder that rocked the Southern Texas town of Brownsville. 

MORE: Two Arrested in 'Gang Related' Murder of Teenage Girls in L.A.


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How ‘High Mija’ Shatters Stereotypes About Pot-Smoking Latinas
How ‘High Mija’ Shatters Stereotypes About Pot-Smoking Latinas

The term “pothead” elicits thoughts of burnouts like Cheech and Chong, slackers like the fellas of “Half-Baked” or criminal Black and brown drug dealers wreaking havoc in inner-city neighborhoods – rarely cannabis-loving Latina academics, tías, professionals, hairdressers, movement leaders, bikers or artists.


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9 Latinos Reveal Their Secrets To A Happy Marriage
9 Latinos Reveal Their Secrets To A Happy Marriage

In relationships, we tend to recall the bad times, especially when dishing to our BFFs. After a few margaritas, the woe-is-me fest begins: "My husband doesn't pick up after himself" or "I'm so tired of feeling like his mama" or "We don't communicate anymore." With talk like this, who'd want to get married?

Luckily, not everything is bad, and most couples love being married. We chatted with a few Latino couples that have managed to make it work. What's their secret to staying happily married? Here's what they said: 


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Is ‘Hispanic’ Now Considered a Race?
Is ‘Hispanic’ Now Considered a Race?

A U.S. appeals court ruled last week that the ethnic category "Hispanic" is also a race under U.S. federal antidiscrimination laws.

MORE: 9 Films that Tackle Race Relations Head-On

If you’re scratching your head thinking “what” “how” and “no,” you’re not alone.


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Mainstream Republicans Support Marco Rubio to Derail Donald Trump
Mainstream Republicans Support Marco Rubio to Derail Donald Trump

Key Republicans are standing behind Marco Rubio, considering the Florida senator as the party’s best hope against leading, but divisive, candidate Donald Trump, Fox News


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Loteria Tats
7 Loteria Tattoos That Pay Beautiful Homage To The Mexican Game

Loteria, a game that's been dubbed the "Mexican bingo," has recently experienced a bit of a trendy resurgance. Suddenly, aficionados can buy loteria pillows, servingware and even wedding favors. True fans can go a step further, and get their favorite card inked on their body. Check out a few of our favorite loteria tats: 


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Did Bernie Sanders Supporters Shout “English-Only” at Dolores Huerta?
Did Bernie Sanders Supporters Shout “English-Only” at Dolores Huerta?

All eyes were on Nevada over the weekend, and not just because Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton won the state's caucus.

MORE: Bernie Sanders Leads Hillary Clinton in the Polls for the First Time Ever


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EXCLUSIVE: Sophina DeJesus Talks Viral "Whip & Nae Nae" Routine
EXCLUSIVE: Sophina DeJesus Talks Viral "Whip Nae Nae" Routine, Being Latina & More

More than 40 million people have seen UCLA senior Sophina DeJesus revolutionize gymnastics by bringing the whip, nae nae, quan and dab to her floor routine at a meet against Utah last month.


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Bernie Sanders Leads Hillary Clinton in the Polls for the First Time Ever
Bernie Sanders Leads Hillary Clinton in the Polls for the First Time Ever

Hillary Clinton’s long streak ahead of the Democratic race has come to an end, even if just for the moment. Fox News released its results to a national survey on Thursday, and it shows Bernie Sanders at a 3-percent lead for the first time.


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Mami Talks: 8 Ways to Include Your Children in Your Wedding
Mami Talks: 8 Ways to Include Your Children in Your Wedding

Are wedding bells in your future? Are you becoming a blended family? It’s important to incorporate your children into the start of your new family.  Check out professional tips and user recommendations from theknot.com and brides.com to involve your kids into the wedding experience.


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4 Hot Beach Vacations for the Globetrotting Latina
The Best Beach Vacations For The Globetrotting Latina

With the end of winter fast approaching, now is the time to start planning your summer vacation. Whether single and ready to mingle or traveling with la familia, these beach locales are sure to inspire your next getaway.

Click through for travel tips on where to eat, stay, and play at our four favorite summer vacation destinations.

MORE: 13 Picturesque Reasons To Visit Costa Rica


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7 Reasons To Date A Younger Man (Like These Celebs!)
7 Reasons To Date A Younger Man (Like These Celebs!)

Jennifer Lopez, Shakira, Madonna.

What do all these women have in common — besides being rich, famous and fabulous? They love to rob the cradle. Yep, all of these female celebs have proudly dated younger men. These women can have their pick of the litter, yet they've chosen to love men who were basically boys.


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WATCH: White People Try to Say Puerto Rican Slang
WATCH: White People Try to Say Puerto Rican Slang

Puerto Rican YouTuber Iván Albino got some gringos together for a challenge: saying the Spanish slang of his isla.


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This Latina Gymnast Dabs and Nae Naes in the Dopest Floor Routine You'll Ever See
This Latina Gymnast Dabs and Nae Naes in the Dopest Floor Routine You'll Ever See

Trading balletlike moves for hip-hop dances, Sophina DeJesus just changed the game of gymnastics forever.


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Did Donald Trump Just Call Ted Cruz a "Pussy?"
Did Donald Trump Just Call Ted Cruz a "Pussy?"

Donald Trump just called Ted Cruz a “pussy,” – well, he sort of did.


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6 Relationship Quizzes Every Chica Should Take
6 Relationship Quizzes Every Chica Should Take

Do you remember the game M.A.S.H? It was only the hottest game in the school cafeteria. Popular amongst teenage girls, the game “predicted” the future through luck and the process of elimination. Players wrote a list under the assigned categories (your future husband's name, number of children, and the car you’ll drive, to name a few). You’d choose a number and your playmate counted each item off your list until there was one item left under each category. If you were lucky, you got your dream man, job and home. If not, you're living in a shack, chica!


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10 Sexy Gifts For Your Valentine
Cupid's Coming! 10 Sexy Gifts For Every Kind Of Valentine

It’s that time again! Cupid’s coming, and your love is expecting a gift. Whether you’re an online shopper or a shopaholic, deciding what to buy your Valentine can feel so overwhelming it can totally ruin el dia de los enamorados.

Luckily, you don’t have to go at it alone. We've compiled a list of presents perfect for the lovers, the sentimental, the practical, and, yes, the freaky:

MORE: 5 Valentine's Day Hair Ideas That Are Anything-But-Basic


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Kathleen Pagan Thanksgiving Tips
Kathleen Pagan Shares Her Tips For Throwing A Fabulous Thanksgiving Dinner

Kathleen Pagan shares her tips for a fabulous Thanksgiving. 


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The Good Life: The #1 Tip For Learning To Trust Yourself
The Good Life: The #1 Tip For Learning to Trust Yourself

On this week's The Good Life, Executive Editor Robyn Moreno talks about a very important issue for all Latinas: trusting yourself.


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Carmen Carrera Wants You To Retire These Transphobic Words Today
Carmen Carrera Wants You To Retire These Transphobic Words Today

Transphobic language, words that evoke fear or hatred of transgender people, seeps into our everyday conversations, sometimes without us realizing it and oftentimes without any malicious intent.


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Ask Sujeiry: Our Love & Sex Expert Answers Your Questions on Facebook Flirting
Ask Sujeiry: Our Love & Sex Expert Answers Your Questions on Facebook Flirting

How do I confront my man about a mutual friend flirting with him on Facebook? Ask Sujeiry has the answer to that and more!


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Ask Sujeiry: Our Love & Sex Expert Answers Your Questions on Ghosting
Ask Sujeiry: Our Love & Sex Expert Answers Your Qs on When a Guy Goes Ghost

Why did the guy I was dating stop calling and texting? Today's Ask Sujeiry has the answer to that and more.


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Ask Sujeiry: Our Love & Sex Expert Answers Your Questions on the "J.Lo Syndrome"
Ask Sujeiry: Our Love & Sex Expert Answers Your Questions on the "J.Lo Syndrome"

What advice can you offer a friend with the "J.Lo syndrome?" How can you find success when online dating? Today's Ask Sujeiry segment is giving you the answer to these questions.


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Ask Sujeiry: Our Love & Sex Expert Answers Your Questions on Family Drama
Ask Sujeiry: Our Love & Sex Expert Answers Your Questions on Family Drama

How do you keep the peace if your boyfriend and familia don’t get along? Should you go clubbing even if it’s not your thing? Today's Ask Sujeiry segment is giving you the answer to these questions.


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The Chit Chat: Do You Hook Up Online?
The Chit Chat: What Online Dating is Really Like!

In today's episode of The Chit Chat, the ladies discuss the ups and downs of online dating and hooking up with non-Latinos.


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Mother and Daughter Eating Healthy
National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month: How to Engage Kids In Healthy Choices!

According to a recent research by the American Heart Association, Hispanic pre-school age children are four times more likely to be obese, compared to non-Hispanic white children. Scary right?


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Dominican Rum Wedding Favor
10 Awesome Wedding Favor Ideas to Celebrate Your Heritage!

A wedding is a wonderful time to celebrate your culture through the ritual, decorations, fashion, and music. After a festive night of love, family, and culture, be sure to leave your guests with a reminder of the beautiful, momentous occasion: a wedding favor with Latino flair! 
Planning a Latino boda? Get inspired by these 10 wedding favors: 


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15 Signs You Were a Latina Growing Up in the U.S.

Growing up Latina in the United States wasn't a whole different ballgame - but there was a slight change to the rules. From playtime to punishments, here are some ways your childhood differed from your non-Latino amigos:


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