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First Lady Michelle Obama meets with veterans in Missouri

 Sergeant Omar Garcia and his wife Tiffany define the American military family. They met and fell in love in the Marine Corps in 2003, survived Omar’s tour in … Read More

Latino businesses a bright spot in hard-hit Rhode Island

Like other cities around the country, Providence, Rhode Island is wrestling with serious economic trouble - unemployment has been over 15 percent, as its … Read More

Opinion: Just show us respect

CHICAGO — Time magazine’s March 5 edition is barrier-breaking, according to Richard Stengel, the managing editor. In his “Editor’s Desk” letter to readers he … Read More

Cuba releases photos of convalescing Hugo Chavez

By CHRISTOPHER TOOTHAKER, Associated Press CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — President Hugo Chavez said Friday he’s recovering quickly from tumor surgery in Cuba, and … Read More

Cocktail Friday: A sangria for cold winter nights

Let’s face it: if you’re reading this, chances are you’re not sipping a glass of sweet, fruit-infused sangria while vacation in warm southern Spain or sunny … Read More

AT&T data throttling frustrating for customers

The rise of smartphones and tablets has led to a sharp increase in data usage, so much so that mobile companies have long abandoned unlimited data plans, except … Read More

Miami International Film Festival: Lila Downs gets down with “Mariachi Gringo”

“Mariachi Gringo” is the opening night film of the Miami International Film Festival tonight, and who better to bring it to life than the fiery voice of Lila … Read More

Essential Culture: Weekend of March 2, 2012

What to watch, read and enjoy this weekend in Latino USA  Theatre Chronicle of a Death at Repertorio Español (New York, New York) Gabriel García Márquez’s … Read More

Boyle Heights Latina Film Festival in Los Angeles celebrates women

Film festivals are missing one thing, say film festival organizers in Los Angeles. Latinas. So they decided to create the Boyle Heights Latina Independent … Read More

Families file 33 legal claims against school district, after sex abuse scandal

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A lawyer says he’s so far filed 33 legal claims that the Los Angeles Unified School District ignored warning signs that a teacher at … Read More