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Monday, January 22, 2018

Justice Sonia Sotomayor’s great idea for teaching civics to English-language learners

The U.S. has an estimated 4.6 million English Language Learning (ELL) students, of which 3.4 million are Spanish speaking. According to iCivics, an education non-profit, students tend to struggle more with social...

’Do the right thing’: Thousands rally in D.C. for Dream Act to protect young...

WASHINGTON — About two thousand young immigrants and their supporters converged on the nation’s capital to rally Congress for legislation that would protect their ability to work and study in the...

Hurricane Maria drug shortage threatens tiny patients in U.S.

Drug shortages worsened by Hurricane Maria’s devastation on Puerto Rico are now threatening some of the most tiny and vulnerable patients in the U.S. — premature babies. Power outages caused by the...

Rescue effort for missing sub crew ended, Argentina says

BUENOS AIRES — Argentina has ended a rescue operation for 44 crew members on a submarine that disappeared 15 days ago, though it will continue trying to locate the vessel with...

HUD programs seek to end homelessness among nation’s veterans

As National Veterans and Military Families Month comes to an end, Patrick Adams is among the former service members who are thankful for a warm home in which to lie their...

More Latinas are becoming teachers and reshaping our nation’s classrooms

The growth of the Latino population in the United States will have a lasting cultural and intellectual impact beyond the arts, food and celebrations. More and more, it's Latina teachers who...

Puerto Ricans could transform Florida politics, and parties are taking notice

MIAMI — Grisel Robles arrived in Miami in late September, after Hurricane Maria flooded her house and wiped out the life she and her family had. Starting a new job and rebuilding her...

Hispanic Heritage college line brings Latino art, artists to campus merchandise

What started off as an exclusive line of college sports caps that proudly display artwork from noted Latino artists during Hispanic Heritage Month, now aims to reach more colleges across the...

Judge permanently blocks Trump sanctuary cities order

SAN FRANCISCO — A federal judge on Monday permanently blocked President Donald Trump's executive order to cut funding from cities that limit cooperation with U.S. immigration authorities. U.S. District Court Judge William...

Minorities Being Stopped at High Rates by Connecticut Police

HARTFORD, Conn. — Six town police departments in Connecticut and a state police troop have such unusually high rates of stopping black and Hispanic drivers that their data will be studied...