At least 3 dead, 200 injured in train accident in New Jersey

At least three people were killed and about 200 others injured in a train accident Thursday in Hoboken, New Jersey.


Trump renews criticism of Alicia Machado after Clinton defends her in debate

Trump on Tuesday once again criticized U.S.-Venezuelan model Alicia Machado for the weight she gained when she was Miss Universe two decades ago.


At least 3 dead, 200 injured in train accident in New Jersey

At least three people were killed and about 200 others injured in a train accident Thursday in Hoboken, New Jersey.


Houston shooting leaves 9 wounded, gunman dead, police say

Nine people were shot and wounded Monday near a strip mall in Houston, Texas, and the gunman was killed by officers, but the motive for the shooting has not been determined.


Mexican pop band “Mana” lights up LA night with rock and politics

Mexican pop band Mana rocked the Californian capital Sunday night at a concert at The Forum arena that combined its greatest hits with a political message encouraging Hispanics to vote in the upcoming United States presidential elections.


Judge orders release of Brazil former finance minister

The federal judge responsible for investigating a vast corruption scheme centered on Brazilian state oil company Petrobras on Thursday rescinded the arrest warrant issued for a former finance minister who had already been detained.


Colombia’s president submits peace agreement to U.N. Security Council

Colombia’s government on Wednesday submitted the peace agreement with the FARC guerrilla group to the U.N. Security Council.


Opposition marches in Venezuela amid heavy military presence

Venezuelans living in the country’s interior who support a recall referendum for President Nicolas Maduro on Wednesday marched amid a heavy military presence.


Benicio Del Toro: “I’ve never made a film for money”

Benicio Del Toro is again riding the crest of the Hollywood wave thanks to his memorable performance in “Sicario,” a film about the war on drugs that places him squarely in the race for an Oscar and for which a sequel is already in the works, though the film itself has had only a limited premiere in the United States.


Exclusive Interview with Lila Downs

We should not be surprised that Lila Downs is a woman of many qualities, but above all she is brave, a fighter, who through her songs expresses the voice of her people, as well as her roots, culture and the traditions of her homeland.


Juan Gabriel’s remains to be transferred from Los Angeles to Mexico

The remains of Juan Gabriel, who died on Sunday at his home in Santa Monica, California, at the age of 66, were transferred late Monday afternoon from a funeral home in Los Angeles in a van.


Mexico mourns Juan Gabriel amid tears and tequila

Hundreds of people gathered in Mexico City’s Garibaldi Plaza, the birthplace of mariachis and popular culture, to mourn for Juan Gabriel in one of many impromptu events at which the singer’s fans tried to find solace.


“Hamilton” sweeps Tony Awards in new breakthrough for diversity

The Tony Awards, the world’s most famous theater prizes, honored “Hamilton” with 11 statuettes and showed a wholehearted acceptance of diversity just hours after the Orlando massacre.


WhatsApp to share users’ numbers with Facebook

The world’s most popular messaging service, WhatsApp, on Thursday announced it would begin to share users’ numbers with social media giant Facebook with the aim of bringing companies and users closer together.


Florida confirms 10 new “likely” locally-transmitted Zika virus cases

Florida Governor Rick Scott today said that ten more people have “likely” contracted the Zika virus within the state, bringing the number of people with “locally-transmitted” Zika to fourteen.


Rio bids farewell with rain, wind, samba and carnival

Rio de Janeiro today bid farewell to the Olympics at the city’s iconic Maracana stadium with samba, a colorful carnival, percussion, glitter and confetti despite the driving rains and strong winds.


Torrents of cash for the Rio Olympics, torrents of sewage for Rocinha Favela

The millions of dollars pumped into the Rio Olympics has helped provide the hundreds of international athletes with standard and sanitary accommodation in the Olympic Village in Rio’s west, but all that money seems to have missed Rocinha Favela.

Supporters of both Spain and Argentina cheer for their teams at the basketball game.

Spain downs Argentina 92-73 in Olympic basketball

The Spanish men’s national basketball team defeated Argentina 92-73 at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics on Monday, ending up in second place in Group B competition.