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Making the perfect: Argentinian Alfajores

Dark creamy chocolate. Buttery shortbread. Sweet, indulgent caramel. Together this heavenly triumvirate are combined in Argentina’s adored sandwich cookie … Read More

First TEDxHarlem conference highlights Ecuador’s efforts to save the Amazon

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Studies claim weight-loss surgery could cure diabetes

Bypass surgery may not only help you lose weight but could potentially cure diabetes, according to two studies released this week. For the first time, … Read More

Twelve-year-old designs 800-pound paper airplane

If anyone out walking in the Tucson desert last week thought they saw a white object gliding silently across the Arizona sky, they can be forgiven for thinking … Read More

Despite progress, Latinas still underrepresented in science

Despite tremendous job growth in science and technology, minority women remain the most underrepresented individuals in those fields.Although positive strides … Read More

Hiring our Heroes: Making sure every veteran gets a job

Ismael Ortiz, Jr., otherwise known as “Junior,” spends his days trying to make sure every U.S. military veteran gets a job. As the Deputy Assistant Secretary of … Read More

Latina workers, by the numbers

A new report out today by the Labor Council for Latin America Advancement (LCLAA) has the latest figures on U.S. Latina in the workforce.  Here are some of … Read More

Opinion: Why my son will not be wearing a hoodie

I am suspicious.  I know that.  When police cars make U-turns as they pass me I know they are following my vehicle long enough to run my license plates. It … Read More

Can chocolate make you thin?

It’s official: you don’t need to feel guilty about the square of chocolate you ate last night after dinner after all.  According to a new study published by the … Read More

Marco Rubio stands his ground on controversial law

A memorial to Trayvon Martin outside The Retreat at Twin Lakes community where Trayvon was shot by George Michael Zimmerman on March 23, 2012 in Sanford, … Read More