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Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff is attempting to put an end to days of nationwide protests against government corruption and poor public transportation, healthcare and education. Read more»

Jason Collins, a 12-year NBA veteran who played in 34 games for the Celtics this season, came out as gay in a piece he wrote for Sports Illustrated. Read more»

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Alaska's U.S. Rep. Don Young has apologized for a comment he made, referring to Hispanic migrant workers as the racial slur "wetbacks." Read more»

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A new report by Spanish-language network Univision has found links between murders in Mexico and guns involved in the government's "Fast and Furious" operation. Read more»

Oscar Naranjo at the World Economic Forum on Latin America in 2010.

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Leftist Andrés Manuel López Obrador is gaining in the final month of Mexico's presidential race, polls indicated Thursday. Read more»

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Former leader of Mexico's Tijuana drug cartel Benjamin Arellano Felix, 58, was sentenced Monday to 25 years in U.S. prison and ordered to forfeit $100 million. Read more»

A shrine to Santa Muerte in a Mexico City market.

Authorities in Sonora have arrested eight people accused of killing two boys and one woman as human sacrifices for Santa Muerte — the saint of death. Read more»

In a filing at a New York federal bankruptcy court on Tuesday, Apple Inc. asked for permission to sue Eastman Kodak Co. for infringing patents Apple said cover technologies used in printers, digital cameras and digital picture frames. Read more»