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Republican health project comes to light

 06/22/2017 - 16:33
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (r) is surrounded by the press on his way to his office upon arrival at the Capitol in Washington DC, USA, today, June 22, 2017. EFE/MICHAEL REYNOLDS

[OP-ED]: Our society is splitting apart at the seams

 06/19/2017 - 17:21
Members of an FBI Evidence Response Team work on the scene of a shootout at Eugene Simpson Stadium Park, in Alexandria, Virginia, United States. EFE
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Here are some “offenses” that can get you killed by a hate crime these days in America the Broken:

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Monday, June 19, 2017 - 4:45pm
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Members of an FBI Evidence Response Team work on the scene of a shootout at Eugene Simpson Stadium Park, in Alexandria, Virginia, United States. EFE

Orange is the New Black's Diane Guerrero backs bipartisan bill for national Latino museum

 06/16/2017 - 07:17
The popular actress joined the partisan group of legislators that introduced a bill Thursday to create an Smithsonian National American Latino Museum on the National Mall. They ask for an institution that recognizes Hispanic contributions to American history.
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"Build Museums Not Walls" is the slogan of the lawmakers supporting a bill to create an American Latino Museum in Washington. The bill was presented on June 15, 2017, in front of the Congress. Diane Guerrero, know for her role in Orange is the New Black, is among the supporters. Photo: @Latinomuseum/Twitter. 

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The popular actress joined the partisan group of legislators that introduced a bill Thursday to create an Smithsonian National American Latino Museum on the National Mall. They ask for an institution that recognizes Hispanic contributions to American history.

Trump: Virginia park shooting suspect died of gunshot wounds

 06/14/2017 - 15:21
People stand near the scene of a shooting at the practice of the Republican congressional baseball team at Eugene Simpson Stadium Park in Alexandria, Virginia, USA, 14 June 2017. EPA/SHAWN THEW
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The suspect in a shooting Wednesday morning at a baseball field in Alexandria, Virginia, a suburb of the United States capital, has died of his wounds.

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Wednesday, June 14, 2017 - 3:15pm
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People stand near the scene of a shooting at the practice of the Republican congressional baseball team at Eugene Simpson Stadium Park in Alexandria, Virginia, USA, 14 June 2017. EPA/SHAWN THEW

Chronicle of a Testimony Foretold: Comey before de Senate

 06/07/2017 - 15:58
(Foto de archivo) el exdirector del FBI James Comey  testifica en un comité del Senado en Washington. El exdirector del FBI James Comey declarará mañana 8 de junio de 2017 ante el Comité de Inteligencia del Senado que el presidente Donald Trump le pidió "lealtad" y le solicitó que "dejara pasar" las investigaciones relativas a su exasesor de seguridad nacional, Michael Flynn, por sus vínculos con Rusia. EFE/Shawn Thew
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Former FBI Director James Comey will address the United States Senate tomorrow in public hearing, this being his first public statement since being fired last month by President Donald Trump.

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Wednesday, June 7, 2017 - 3:15pm
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(Archive Photo) FBI former director James Comey testifies on a Senate committee in Washington. Former FBI Director James Comey will testify tomorrow June 8, 2017 before the Senate Intelligence Committee that President Donald Trump asked for "loyalty" and asked him to "let go" of investigations involving his national security adviser, Michael Flynn , for his links with Russia. EFE/Shawn Thew

La ley Anti-Santuarios SB4 se construye sobre la historia de racismo en Texas

 06/06/2017 - 14:11
Una foto de archivo que muestra un viejo anuncio anti-mexicano.
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Es posible entender la progresión de las estrategias racistas en el estado de Texas tan sólo revisando la historia del trato hacia los inmigrantes mexicanos.

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Monday, June 5, 2017 - 5:15pm
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Una foto de archivo que muestra un viejo anuncio anti-mexicano.

[OP-ED]: The golden age of incivility

 06/02/2017 - 08:29
President Trump boorishly shoved aside the prime minister of Montenegro, Dusko Markovic, during a gathering of NATO leaders. Markovic gracefully described the incident to reporters as an “inoffensive situation.” EFE
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My fellow Americans, I have to ask: What happened to good manners? When did being civil go out of style? When did we decide that kindness equals weakness? When did the idea of conducting yourself well -- especially in public -- become quaint?

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Friday, June 2, 2017 - 8:15am
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President Trump boorishly shoved aside the prime minister of Montenegro, Dusko Markovic, during a gathering of NATO leaders. Markovic gracefully described the incident to reporters as an “inoffensive situation.” EFE

San Antonio demanda a Texas por la ley que prohíbe las "ciudades santuario"

 06/02/2017 - 08:26
Is it the right of a city to manage it's police force? Photo courtesy: Wikimedia.
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El veto de Texas a las "ciudades santuario" ha despertado crispación en varias ciudades del estado. 

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Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 1:15pm
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Demonstrators gather at Texas Capitol to protest law prohibiting "sanctuary cities" in the state.

 05/30/2017 - 02:56
Demonstrators gather at Texas' Capitol, to protest a recently-passed law prohibiting "sanctuary cities" in the state, in Austin, United States, May 29, 2017. EFE/Alex Segura

About 1,000 demonstrators arrived from Washington, New York, Los Angeles, Arizona, North Carolina, New Mexico, Maryland and Virginia and protested with other Texas organizations to express their disagreement with SB4, which allows local authorities to question the immigration status of people who, for example, are detained or arrested for a traffic violation.

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Tuesday, May 30, 2017 - 2:45am
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Demonstrators gather at Texas' Capitol, to protest a recently-passed law prohibiting "sanctuary cities" in the state, in Austin, United States, May 29, 2017. EFE/Alex Segura

Big Texas cities to sue state over recent law prohibiting sanctuary cities

 05/17/2017 - 03:41
Lawmakers representing the cities of Austin, El Paso and Dallas, and representatives for Houston and San Antonio, during a press conference before the Texas capitol, in Austin, Texas, United States on May 16, 2017. EFE/ALEX SEGURA

The new law ratified by Gov. Greg Abbott allows law enforcement officers to ask legally detained or arrested people for their the immigration status and punishes officials who refuse to cooperate with federal immigration agencies, including ICE.

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Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 3:30am
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Lawmakers representing the cities of Austin, El Paso and Dallas, and representatives for Houston and San Antonio, during a press conference before the Texas capitol, in Austin, Texas, United States on May 16, 2017. EFE/ALEX SEGURA