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Madeleine Truel
‘Peruvian Schindler' Goes To Hollywood: Babysitter Saved Hundreds During Holocaust

Without a dab of Jewish blood in her veins, born and raised thousands of miles away in Lima, Peru, this bank clerk and occasional babysitter gave her life to save hundreds of lives in France during World War II.

“She was a working-class hero,” said Luis Cam, who directed a documentary about her two years ago. When the film came out in Peru, the media proudly dubbed her “the Peruvian Schindler.”


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Texas Anti-Abortion Law Could Force Women Across The Border For Procedure

Crossing borders is a part of life in El Paso in far West Texas, where people may walk into Mexico to visit family or commute to New Mexico for work. But getting an abortion doesn't require leaving town.

That could change if a federal judge upholds new Texas rules that would ban abortions at 18 clinics starting Sept. 1, including only one that offers the procedure in El Paso, where one of the toughest anti-abortion laws in the U.S. has come under particular scrutiny at a trial ending Wednesday in Austin.


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Will Penelope Cruz, Javier Bardem's Careers Suffer Over Israel Letter Backlash?
Will Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem's Careers Suffer After Israel Letter?

The fighting in Gaza may have stopped for now, but acting couple Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem are still feeling the heat after they condemned Israel’s military strikes as “genocide.”


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Texas Principal Who Banned Spanish In Classrooms Shares Her Side Of The Story
Texas Principal Who Banned Spanish In Classrooms Shares Her Side Of The Story

The principal of a Texas high school who reportedly banned students from speaking Spanish while in class has spoken out for the first time.


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Ricky Martin Sued For Plagiarism Over World Cup Song 'Vida'
Ricky Martin Sued For Plagiarism Over World Cup Song 'Vida'

Puerto Rican superstar Ricky Martin had one of the best World Cup anthems for this year’s tournament in Brazil, but a new lawsuit is saying he stole it from an aspiring artist.

Luis Adrian Cortes Ramos, once a finalist of "Idol Puerto Rico," filed the lawsuit in federal court Wednesday claiming Martin’s “Vida,” which won through the competition “SuperSong” with Sony, was almost identical to a song he composed and submitted but never received recognition for.


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Julian Castro Officially Sworn In As Housing Secretary
Julian Castro is Officially Sworn In As Housing Secretary

Former San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro has been sworn in as head of the Department of Housing and Urban Development. The official ceremony makes Castro one of the highest-ranking Hispanics in the government.

The brief observance took place Monday at HUD headquarters and was administered by Chief Judge Richard W. Roberts of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

President Barack Obama chose Castro to replace Shaun Donovan as housing secretary. Obama picked Donovan to become White House budget chief.


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Leticia Van de Putte
Latina Running For Lieutenant Governor In Texas, One Of The Biggest Races In The Nation

It’s not one of the most covered elections nationally, but it’s regarded in political circles as one of the most compelling and potentially important state-level ones.

The Texas lieutenant governor race between state Sen. Leticia Van de Putte, a Democrat of Hispanic descent, and Tea Party challenger state Sen. Dan Patrick was singled out in Governing Magazine as the most important of the elections for that position nationwide.


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Shakira during the World Cup finale
Is The Bun In Shakira's Oven A Baby Girl? Sources Say, 'Yes'!

Rumors about Shakira’s second baby keep swirling, though neither the Colombian singer nor her Spanish soccer player partner, Gerard Piqué, have confirmed the news. 

Now a new report says Shakira is having a girl. The couple already has an 18-month-old son, Milan.

Raul de Molina, co-host of the popular Univision show, "El Gordo y La Flaca," ("The Fat Man and the Skinny Woman") said on air Monday that, “according to a source,” the couple will be buying pink baby clothes this fall.


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Immigrant Children
While Some Tell Immigrant Kids To Go Away, Others Are Laying Out The Welcome Mat

The resistance of many local communities across the United States to becoming destinations – even temporary ones – for unaccompanied minors who have been swarming the southern border has dominated headlines.

But at the same time, in a more quiet fashion, many other communities and local governments are extending a welcome to the children, describing it as a moral imperative to lend a hand.

The board of supervisors in Santa Clara County in California is weighing the options for helping children who are here alone. 


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Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber at the American Music Awards
Judge: Justin Bieber Needs To Respond To Selena Gomez Questions During Deposition

Justin Bieber was not happy when a lawyer grilled him about Selena Gomez during a March deposition and he refused to answer any questions. Now, the 20-year-old pop singer won’t be able to back out.


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