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  • This undated photo provided by Glidden Lopez shows Army Spc. Ivan Lopez. Authorities said Lopez killed three people and wounded 16 others in a shooting at Fort Hood, Texas, on Wednesday, April 2, 2014, before killing himself. Investigators believe his unstable mental health contributed to the rampage. (AP Photo/Courtesy of Glidden Lopez)

    Fort Hood gunman had argument with other soldiers

    The Fort Hood soldier who gunned down three other military men before killing himself had an argument with colleagues in his unit before opening fire, and investigators believe his mental condition was not the "direct precipitating factor" in the shooting, authorities said Friday.

  • Latinos face changes in suburbs of eastern Pa.

    When Nicolas Romero moved to Berks County, he faced the challenges of missing his family and friends back in Colombia, navigating a new school and making new friends with those who had grown up here and already had established social circles.

  • Puerto Rican wants same-sex marriages recognized

    A Puerto Rico attorney who married her longtime partner on the U.S. mainland has filed a federal lawsuit seeking to have their marriage recognized in her home territory.

  • Thousands of Puerto Ricans visit expo for US move

    Thousands of Puerto Ricans streamed into the island's main convention center Saturday with notebooks in hand to learn how to prepare for a potential move to Florida at a time when the U.S. territory is struggling to retain people amid an economic recession.

  • Puerto Rico seeks public's help to boost economy

    Puerto Rico's government is launching a website asking people to submit ideas on how the U.S. territory can turn around its economy.

  • Staff Sgt. Melvin Morris is awarded the Medal of Honor by President Barack Obama during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, March 18, 2014. President Obama awarded 24 Army veterans the Medal of Honor for conspicuous gallantry in recognition of their valor during major combat operations in World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)

    Glance: 24 Army vets receiving the Medal of Honor

    A look at the 24 Army veterans receiving the Medal of Honor from President Barack Obama on Tuesday. Most are of Hispanic or Jewish heritage. Eight fought in the Vietnam War, nine in the Korean War and seven in World War II. Only three are still living.

  • Hawaii, Alaska, territories team up on Jones Act

    Lawmakers from Hawaii, Alaska, Puerto Rico and Guam are teaming up to pressure the U.S. government for relief from a maritime law passed in the 1920s.

  • Mauricio "El Maestro" Herrera poses for photos as he makes weight during the official weigh-in at the Ruben Rodriguez Coliseum in Bayamon, Puerto Rico, Friday, March 14, 2014. Herrera will face the Unified Super Lightweight World Champion Danny "Swift" Garcia on Showtime Championship Boxing's main event Saturday. (AP Photo/Ricardo Arduengo)

    Undefeated Garcia to face Herrera in Puerto Rico

    Danny "Swift" Garcia will place his undefeated record and two belts on the line Saturday night when he faces Mauricio "El Maestro" Herrera in a light welterweight championship fight in Puerto Rico.

  • James Driscoll leads Puerto Rico Open

    James Driscoll matched the Puerto Rico Open record with a 9-under 63 on Friday to take a one-stroke lead after the second round.

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