Kamala Harris, Nancy Pelosi Make History as 1st Women Behind a President at Joint Address

Kamala Harris, Nancy Pelosi Make History as 1st Women Behind a President at Joint Address

Vice President Kamala Harris and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi made history as the first women to share center stage in Congress during a presidential address.
Also known as the “Chunnel,” the Channel Tunnel connects Folkestone, England to Coquelles, France with a 31-mile distance.

This Day in History May 6: Opening of The English Channel, Some Important Sports Events, and More

Aside from the Channel Tunnel opening, here are some of the unforgettable happenings that took place in the past years, decades, and even centuries.
Paul McCartney

This Day in History – May 5: What Happened on This Date Over the Years?

Other than Cinco de Mayo, other events also took place on this date in different years. Here are some of the unforgettable highlights on this date in the past decades.
Victory Bell at the Kent State University

Today in History – May 4: The Kent State Shootings and More

This day marks the commemoration of the Kate State University shooting. Other events from previous years on this same date have also been highlighted here.
Bolivia's former President Evo Morales arrives at Mendoza for a rally with members of the Bolivian community, in Mendoza

Giving Political Refuge Is Something Mexico Has Always Done

Mexico becomes a ‘runaway’ for foreigners.
Thanksgiving For Latinos Is Different

Thanksgiving for Latinos Is Different

This Thanksgiving, not only Americans get to celebrate the federal holiday but also Latino immigrants. However, their views about Thanksgiving vary.

Alumni Commemorates 50th Year of Chicano Student Walkouts in Texas

Scholars, activists, students and alumni remembered the massive Chicano student walkouts that transpired 50 years ago.

Alumni Commemorates 50th Year of Chicano Student Walkouts in Texas

Scholars, activists, students and alumni remembered the massive Chicano student walkouts that transpired 50 years ago.
Nazi artifacts were hidden in a secret room in Buenos Aires

Massive Nazi Treasure Found in Argentina

The artifacts were hidden for years in a secret room in Buenos Aires.
Germany vs. Argentina 1990

Argentina and Germany: The World Cup Rivalry Continues

Argentina and Germany will be playing one another in the 2014 FIFA World Cup Final. The two national teams are very familiar with each other when it comes to World Cup play. This will be the third time they face off in the finals.
US Mexico Border immigration reform

From Immigrant to Illegal: the Changing Face of Migrants in the United States

Influxes of immigrant populations aren't new in American history. In fact, just a little over a century ago, the U.S. experienced a urge of immigrants from Germany. From 1890 to 1919, 18.2 million immigrants, hailing mainly from Europe, entered the U.S.
Leticia Van de Putte

Leticia Van de Putte, Candidate for Texas Lieutenant Governor, On Growing Up and Learning as a Latina

Texas State Senator Leticia Van de Putte, former member of the Texas House of Representatives and practicing pharmacist, is the Democratic nominee for lieutenant governor in the Nov. 4, 2014 general election. She credits her personal, professional, and political career to strong backing from parents, an intense concern for education and community, and a deep understanding of the obstacles that Latino parents face.

University of Texas at San Antonio Preserves Mexican Culture with Largest Cookbook Collection

Echoing the importance of history, culture, and tradition in Mexico households... food. Mexicans love food; always have and always will -- and that love of food has been documented and captured in Mexican music, artwork and businesses for eons. Black beans, cilantro, tomatoes, chilies, peppers, onions, garlic, cumin, chipotle, lime, plantain, rice, and corn are often folded together, in various forms, to create a distinct collection of flavors and tastes, instigated by heritage, and a dependency on fresh and fragrant ingredients. The development of sustenance that's uniquely Mexican is agricultural, but it's also historical: imperialism, independence, immigration, migration, settlement, religion, economics, drought, flooding, war, technology, politics and policies have all had a significant bearing on the plates and palates of Mexicans for centuries.
Peter Dinklage X-men

Fox Releases 25 Mutant Moments in History [WATCH]

20th Century Fox recently released a video implicating Magneto's involvement in the infamous assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Now they have put out another clip surveying several other major historical events that may have unfolded somewhat differently then what we've read about in textbooks.
March of Dimes

March of Dimes Extends Spanish-Speakers Info on Healthy Births

In support of the Affordable Care and the belief that all families should have access to affordable health care, the March of Dimes believes that ACA's involvement in the lives of Latinos will be vital when helping families to avoid birth defects and prematurity, because they will gain information and access to physicians early on in their pregnancy. The March of Dimes Spanish-language site also want to ensure that Latinas have everything that they need when they are pregnant.
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Daylight Savings: Spring Forward Sunday at 2 AM, Except Alaska, Hawaii, Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico

Fall back November 2 at 2 AM
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