Gas blast destroys 2 NY buildings; 7 people dead
Rescuers working amid gusty winds, cold temperatures and billowing smoke pulled four additional bodies Thursday from the rubble of two New York City apartment buildings, raising the death toll to at least seven from a gas leak-triggered explosion that reduced the area to a pile of smashed bricks, splinters and mangled metal.
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Wed Mar 12, 2014
Erie Times News
Guest Voice of Ron DiNicola: Pope Francis and the preferential option for the poor
In 1968, a group of Latin American bishops gathered at Medellin, Colombia, to challenge the Roman Catholic Church to expand its definition of charity to include the advocacy of social justice for the poor.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Five best new-old restaurants in Denver
In anticipation of the Best of Denver, we've already shared our list of the ten best new restaurants in Denver -- spots that opened in 2013 that are all contenders for the Best New Restaurant award.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Border showdown: Families want U.S. entry
Her son, Elesban Vidal, his wife and their two daughters will join as many as 125 families that will try to cross the California-Mexico border on Monday and demand that U.S. officials allow them back in the country to join with their U.S. relatives through a humanitarian visa or asylum.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
N.M. Furniture Maker to Craft Art from Burned Wood
March 04--SANTA FE -- As Leonel Capparelli looks over a badly charred wooden gate on Monday near the ruins of his Santa Fe workshop destroyed by fire last month, he's sees art.
Miami New Times
Ancho Reyes Chile Liquor Debuts in Miami March 10
Ancho Reyes Chile Liquor, a distinctly different type of spirits, will be making its debut in the Miami market for the first time on March 10, according to William Grant and Sons Distillers , the Scottish distillery responsible for brands such as Sailor Jerry rum, Glenfiddich single malt Scotch whiskey and Milagro tequila.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
"Court Rules School Can Ban American Flag Shirts For Safety"
Lots of our rights will soon be taken away for "safety". But in this case, the irony is, the first amendment right to wear a shirt depicting your country's own flag is being trumped by a recognition that racial thuggery might ensue as a result of offense taken by non-assimilated Mexican students at the temerity of American students to wear an ... (more)
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Court okays high school ban on US flag t-shirts
In a case that pits individual rights against kids' safety, the 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals ruled on Thursday that it was appropriate for school officials to ban students at a San Jose, California, area high school from wearing American flag T-shirts on Cinco de Mayo.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
American flag shirts in school: Ban on wearing patriotic shirts on Cinco de Mayo
A federal appeals court says high school officials in Northern California acted appropriately when they ordered students wearing American flag T-shirts to turn the garments inside out during the Mexican heritage celebration Cinco de Mayo.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Freedom Credit Union helps fund Raylynn Kauila's community service trip to Mexico
Freedom Credit Union has helped fund Raylynn Kauila's community service trip to Puebla, Mexico, during this most recent school vacation.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
Wall Street Journal
How Mexico Nabbed a Drug Kingpin
Mexico captured the world's most sought after drug lord, Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, after a series of arrests brought them close to his inner circle.
Mariana 'La Barbie' Juarez, Miguel Roman Win in Puebla
Mariana Juarez won a ten round unanimous decision over Melissa McMorrow at the Miguel Hidalgo Gym in Puebla, Mexico to retain the International super flyweight championship of the World Boxing Council.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
New York Daily News
Eating Along the G Line: Church Ave. stop in Kensington
Bangladeshi specialties at Sugandha in Kensington include paratha with cilantro chutney and biryani .
Viva Mexico! Car exports expected to surpass Japan by end of year
Mexico is now poised to overtake Japan and Canada as the largest exporter of cars to the US thanks to the North American Free Trade Agreement which has brought a rash of new factories being built there, including the $800 million Honda facility due to open today in Celeya, Guanajuato.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Monterey County Herald
Alejo introduces legislation to back ethnic studies
On May 5, 1862, Mexican troops defeated the invading French Army during the Battle of Puebla, a temporary victory that swiftly became symbolic.
Photos/Weights: Juarez vs. McMorrow, Roman-Tinoco
The weights are in for Saturday's doubleheader at the Gimnasio Miguel Hidalgo in Puebla, Mexico.
The Indianapolis Star
VW Beetle celebrates 65 years in the U.S.
The 2014 Beetle still shares plenty of genes with the original generation, which landed on U.S. soil in 1949.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Mexican Judge Presides Over Presidential Candidate Kidnapping Case
A man suspected of participating in the 2010 kidnapping of Mexican political power broker and former presidential candidate Diego Fernandez de Cevallos has given a statement to the judge handling the case, the Federal Judiciary Council, or CJF, said.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
A union-free VW could get the works council in Tennessee
The vote that narrowly defeated the United Auto Workers at Volkswagen's plant in Chattanooga is history.