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Orlando attack highlights challenges for Hispanic gays

Orlando - Angel Garmendiz lost 11 friends when a gunman opened fire on a gay nightclub in Orlando, slaughtering revelers who had just been dancing and cheering on a drag queen competition.

Will Trump hit a wall with surging Hispanic vote?

Los Angeles - Donald Trump is fond of saying Hispanics love him, but his Republicans face an all-but-impossible task in winning over the fast-growing, Democratic-leaning group that the billionaire has alienated time and again.

In the U.S., Latino voters lie low

West Liberty - Dolores Rios is a permanent US resident from Mexico and doesn't have the right to vote. But even if she did, chances are slim she'd go to the polls. Members of her Latino community, even those who are citizens, hardly turn out on US election day.

For many Hispanics, Trump is off the wall

Los Angeles - Roberto Centeno shrugs off Donald Trump's controversial remarks on Latinos -- including suggestions that America should build a frontier wall to keep out the "rapists" he alleges Mexico sends across the border.

Taking on immigrants in U.S. could be time-bomb for Trump

Washington - Billionaire Donald Trump has soared in opinion polls for the Republican presidential primary, but inflammatory anti-immigrant rhetoric could cost him the crucial Latino vote in the 2016 White House race.

U.S. Census: Hispanics outnumber whites in California

Los Angeles - Demographers have anticipated for a long time that Hispanics would eventually outnumber whites in California. It has now happened.

US Census Bureau: Whites losing majority in the under-5 age group

The US Census Bureau has released a report that shows that the country's ethnic minorities now make up about half of the under-5 age group. Based on 2012 growth rates, whites will become a minority in the under-5 group for the first time in 2013/2014.

Sheriff Joe Arpaio racially profiled Latinos, federal judge rules

A federal judge ruled Friday that Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, violated the constitutional rights of Latino drivers in his campaign against illegal immigration and ordered him to stop using race as a factor in his immigration policing efforts.

US majority wants death penalty for Boston bombing suspect

Boston - According to a Washington-Post ABC news poll, 70 percent of surveyed Americans say they would support the death penalty for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19, the Boston bombing suspect.

Rose Festival shows off unique style of Portland town Special

Portland - Portland put on its rosy face to celebrate its annual festival of roses and fun-filled days that herald the opening of summer and to the world the town’s unique, progressive style, reflected in its floral-decorated floats and folks of many hues.

Axelrod: Signals to Hispanic voters 'have not been positive' Special

In an open forum interview with Washington Post Managing Editor Chris Cillizza at a White House Correspondents Dinner breakfast event, Senior Presidential Advisor David Axelrod spoke to the "signals" Hispanic voters have received.

US Census reflects growth in Latino population to over 50 million

The 2010 United States Census is expected to demonstrate a spike in growth among the Hispanic populations counted in the 10-year study, with total official figures likely to top 50 million.

Arthritis hits African-Americans, Hispanics harder than whites

While whites are most likely to have arthritis than African-Americans and Hispanics, their joint pain is more severe than what is experience by white people.

Op-Ed: Presidential Candidates Court Hispanic Vote

In the 2004 presidential election President Bush received 44 per cent of the Hispanic vote. Four years later, that percentage has not been lost on the current Presidential candidates who are courting the Hispanic vote aggressively.

New McCain ad: Hispanic immigrants are 'God's children'

The John McCain campaign has started running an ad in the Western states which focuses on the military service of the Hispanics. McCain tries to remind the Hispanic voters about his past support for overhauling immigration laws

Obama Woos For Hispanic Support In Texas

CBS News blogger Maria Gavrilovic posts in her “From The Road” blog from Edinburg, Texas where she follows the campaign trail of United States Democratic presidential hopeful and frontrunner Barack Obama.

Op-Ed: Blispanic Power

As in Black-Hispanic Power! Much has been made of the so-called "divide" between Black and Hispanic voters in the Democratic presidential primaries; and how each community has fallen behind either Senator Hillary Clinton or Senator Barack Obama.

L.A. Doc's Do Not Offer HIV screening to Hispanics

If you are Hispanic in L.A., the odds are good that your doc did not check you for HIV...

J. Lo tops list of most influential Hispanics

This Bronx beauty has done it all. Acting, singing, dancing, business. She's a multi-million dollar empire. Now she's done it again. The number one most influential Hispanic.

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