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1:24 pm
Mon December 17, 2012

Report Shows Anti-Latino Hate Crimes Down 31 Percent

A new report from the FBI shows a total of 7,713 hate crimes against victims were reported in 2011. Crimes against Latinos changed the most significantly, decreasing by 31 percent.

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11:27 am
Mon December 17, 2012

Navajos Often Victims Of Predatory Car Sales

It’s an often-heard refrain in these times: people duped by mortgage lenders, car dealers or finance companies to take on debt they can’t afford. On the edges of their vast reservation, Navajos have been especially vulnerable to questionable car sales tactics.

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3:53 pm
Wed December 12, 2012

Pondering The Age Of The Grand Canyon

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Last month geologists published a paper in the journal Science that concluded the Grand Canyon -- or at least part of it -- is much older than most researchers think.

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2:16 pm
Wed December 12, 2012

Mezcal Production Drawing Mexicans Back Home

Distilled mezcal is filtered into a storage drum.
Credit Lorne Matalon

It’s after midnight at Bar Añejo in Manhattan. Añejo means ‘aged’. On this night--in this place--it means “the nectar of a Mexican plant that’s been lovingly grown, and you’re about to sip it.”

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2:25 pm
Mon December 10, 2012

Connecting To A Secret Family History Through Music

When Linda Machado was growing up in New York in the 1950s and 1960s, she thought she knew her family history. Her dad was Irish, her mother’s family was Portuguese, from the Azore islands.

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2:49 pm
Fri December 7, 2012

Mexicans In US Make Less Money Than Any Other Immigrant Group

Mexican immigrants on a grape farm in California.
Credit Wikimedia Commons

Mexican immigrants in the U.S. make less on average than immigrants from any other part of the world, according to new research based on U.S. Census and labor data.

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1:10 pm
Fri December 7, 2012

Mexico One Step Closer To Legalized Gay Marriage

The Mexican Supreme Court overturned an Oaxaca state law prohibiting same-sex marriage. The ruling may have a wide-ranging influence, leading to the legalization of gay marriage in Mexico.

The unanimous ruling is aligned with Mexico City, where gay marriage has been legal since 2010.

Some are citing this week’s decision as evidence that Mexico is paving the way for gay marriages to be recognized not only throughout the nation, but other Latin American countries as well.

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4:30 pm
Tue November 27, 2012

Feds Finalize Cobell Settlement With Tribes

The federal government has finally closed a long, contentious chapter with American Indian tribes.

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12:57 pm
Tue November 27, 2012

President Obama to Meet with Mexico's President-Elect

Mexico's president-elect, Enrique Peña Nieto, will be in Washington, D.C. to meet with President Barack Obama and key members of his administration on Tuesday.

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3:53 pm
Wed November 21, 2012

US Issues Another Mexico Travel Warning

The State Department has renewed its travel warning for Mexico, saying that drug violence there can be a danger to Americans.

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