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South Korea Decriminalizes Cheating, Shares Of Contraceptive Companies Rise

Thursday, February 26, 2015

The country's Constitutional Court voted 7-2 to abolish a 1953 law that made adultery a crime punishable by up to two years in prison.

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Ferguson Lawyer To Represent Family Of Latino Man Shot 17 Times By Police

Thursday, February 26, 2015

A Mexican national was shot and killed by police on Feb. 10 in Pasco, Wash. He had been throwing rocks at cars. The attorney who represented the family of Michael Brown has taken the case.

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We're A Nation Of Immigrants, So Where Is Home?

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

The Alt.Latino team recently joined a spirited onstage discussion of immigration with Michel Martin, Edwidge Danticat, Richard Blanco, Etana and Diane Guerrero.

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Labor Secretary Perez Says To Dock Workers And Port Operators: Squash It Today

Friday, February 20, 2015

The Labor secretary has intervened in the negotiations and the ongoing labor dispute is hitting U.S. businesses.

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Alt.Latino Picks Its Favorites From NPR's Tiny Desk Contest

Thursday, February 19, 2015

NPR Music received roughly 7,000 videos from artists looking to perform behind the Tiny Desk. Here, we take a look at some of the best Latin entries.

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Popular Mexican Actress Lorena Rojas Dies

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

She acted in telenovelas, but also made a name for herself in film and on stage.

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In Argentina, An Explosion Triggers A Lifelong Lesson

Sunday, February 15, 2015

NPR's Jasmine Garsd, then 9 years old, was just down the street when Israel's embassy in Argentina was blown up in 1992. It was one of several traumatic events the country has been unable to resolve.

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This Valentine's Day, I'm Loving The Boyfriend I Built For Myself

Friday, February 13, 2015

Single and tired of being asked if you're dating? A new service offers the appearance of having a significant other who texts you and even leaves voice mails. NPR's Jasmine Garsd gave it a try.

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What's Love Got To Do With It: The Villains Of Valentine's Day

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Following the time-honored Alt.Latino tradition of hating Valentine's Day, the show revisits the greatest villains of Latin love songs.

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What Matters More To America: The Brian Williams Debacle, Or Jon Stewart's Departure?

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

A new online survey shows only 27 percent of Americans can identify the NBC Nightly News anchor from his photograph.

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Nicaraguan Canal Project Unearths Ancient Relics, Animosities

Friday, February 06, 2015

The Chinese company building the shipping route has handed over more than 15,000 pre-Columbian relics to the Nicaraguan government. It's one of the least controversial stories related to the project.

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Pope Declares Salvadoran Archbishop Óscar Romero A Martyr

Tuesday, February 03, 2015

The Archbishop was an outspoken voice against human rights abuses during the Salvadoran Civil war. He was killed while giving mass in 1980. The Pope's decree sets the stage for beatification.

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These Boots Weren't Made For Walking: Wyo. Sheriff Bans Cowboy Boots And Hats

Tuesday, February 03, 2015

The new dress code is designed to ensure law enforcement looks professional and they don't fall on their backsides. But giving the cowboy outfit the boot goes against the state's cultural identity.

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Sheriff Outlaws Deputies From Wearing Cowboy Boots

Tuesday, February 03, 2015

The new sheriff in a Wyoming county says no more cowboy hats and no more cowboy boots for his deputies. That's not just a fashion statement. He says new uniforms will help them do their jobs better.

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Chilean Rock, Colombian Soul And Some Texas Punk

Friday, January 30, 2015

The show's first new music show of 2015 features a fierce new track by Chilean singer Camila Moreno.

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Report: The Increasingly Unequal States Of America

Thursday, January 29, 2015

A new report finds the expanding income gap between most American workers and the top one percent persists. Even in a state with good wage growth, elite incomes climb faster.

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A Saint With A Mixed History: Junipero Serra's Canonization Raises Eyebrows

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Pope Francis announced he will elevate the influential missionary to sainthood when he visits Washington, D.C. But Native American groups say Father Serra was far from saintly.

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Former Wrestlers Sue, Say WWE Ignored Injuries

Saturday, January 24, 2015

Two fighters are suing World Wrestling Entertainment for allegedly ignoring the signs of brain damage and injuries suffered by wrestlers. Both say they suffered serious neurological damage as a result of fighting.

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Former WWE Fighters Suing Over Alleged Brain Damage

Thursday, January 22, 2015

The wrestlers say World Wrestling Entertainment downplayed dangers in the ring. The WWE says it has "never concealed any medical information related to concussions."

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The Doomsday Clock Moves 2 Minutes Closer To Midnight

Thursday, January 22, 2015

A group of prominent scientists uses the clock as a symbol of imminent disaster for humanity. It moved toward catastrophe — midnight — because of climate change and nuclear proliferation worries.

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