January 27 is the first National Downwinders Day to recognize people in western states exposed to radiation from nuclear test sites in Nevada. Last year, the U.S. Senate voted unanimously to honor downwinders.
The President spoke about how domestic natural gas could help replace America's dependence on foreign oil. His visit was part of his tour of battleground states following his State of the Union address.
Hundreds of miles of new fencing has been built along the U.S.-Mexico Border. But some historic monuments that mark the exact boundary are being left behind the fence, blocking access from the U.S. side.
President Obama is in Nevada on Thursday, a state he won with the Latino vote. Enthusiasm for him has waned among this key electorate. But a proposed change to an immigration procedure could raise his popularity among Hispanics.
The students gathered at a ballroom the same day the Congressional Hispanic Caucus asked top education officials to intervene, saying the Arizona law banning Mexican American studies violates federal law.
The Latino education gap doesn't seem to apply to girls: Latinas attend college and graduate at a much higher rate than males. As part of an ongoing series, we look at a program that helps young Hispanic girls and their mamas.
Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.) will attend the State of the Union in Washington D.C. Tuesday night. It will be the end of her five year career in federal service-she will resign later this week.
Studies show a Nevada preschool program helps close the achievement gap for Latino students. As part of an ongoing series, we look further into the program, which serves only 2 percent of the state’s 4 year olds. And there is no funding to expand it.
Relatives asked to be included in the case against an accused gun buyer whose weapons were allegedly found where Agent Brian Terry was slain. The judge said the link is too weak for them to be part of the case.