Rio 2016 recap: Latino olympians who took home gold and made Olympics history

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This past Sunday marked the conclusion of the Summer Olympic Games at Rio de Janeiro, which lasted 19 days. As the world’s best athletes head back to their motherland, we take a look at the Latino athletes who took home 49 of the 306 medals that were at stake.

The Puerto Rican gold racket

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La tenista boricua Mónica Puig es la primera deportista de la historia en ganar una medalla de oro en representación de Puerto Rico.

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Malala la más joven en recibir Medalla de la Libertad

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El próximo 21 de octubre, durante la 26 ceremonia anual del Liberty Medal, Malala Yousafzai se convertirá en la beneficiaria más joven en la historia de este reconocimiento.

Lions, tigers and bears oh my!

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In
the past few years, the Philadelphia Zoo has added new features
such as Zoo360 and KidsZooU, that allows visitors to experience the zoo
and the animals in more exciting ways, and helps its mission of
educating the public on exotic animals as well as encouraging them to
participate in worldwide conservation.

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Do female mayors encourage tech diversity?

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Cities with female mayors also have more women in tech communities.

 

Penn's Science Café offers academia over a beer

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University of Pennsylvnia has been opening its doors on Tuesdays throughout the summer for academic lectures during the World Cafe's happy hour.

Poston to Philadelphia

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Hiro Nishikawa is a defender of civil rights, and a living witness to one of our nation's gravest abrogations of them

Philly cups of coffee are ... 'out of this world'

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To help satisfy the coffee addiction, AL DÍA finds some of the best and most interesting cafés in Philly.

T-Mobile wants to 'bank' your money

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T-Mobile can now add bankingunder their list of services. The wireless cellular company announced a new product called Mobile Money, a smartphone app that combines personal finance with a prepaid Visa card. 

Should your cell phone help convict you?

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SCOTUS to hear cases about warrantless phone searches that may also impact detained immigrants

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