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Exclusive: Sochi's Gays Had Protection From the Mayor Who Claimed They Don't Exist

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Louisiana gay rights group plans to challenge state's same-sex marriage ban

A gay rights group plans a legal challenge to the Louisiana constitution’s prohibition against recognizing same-sex marriages performed legally in other states.<p>The Forum for Equality Louisiana and four gay married couples have called a Wednesday news conference on the issue.<p>A draft of the group’s …

How to Improve Your Critical Thinking Skills and Make Better Business Decisions

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As an entrepreneur, you make decisions every day that affect the success of your products, the loyalty of your employees, and the overall health of your business. To make the best decisions possible, you need to think critically and …

Critical Thinking

Cumbia: The Musical Backbone Of Latin America

Whether you're in a convenience store in Ushuaia, the southernmost tip of Argentina, Mexico City or East L.A., you're likely to hear cumbia blaring from a stereo. In Latin America, no musical style has been as widespread, unifying and, I would argue, misunderstood as cumbia.<p>Gustavo Cordera, of the …

Nature Adventures at El Toro Negro Rainforest in Puerto Rico

Lush green vegetation, steep hillsides and cascading waterfalls were the perfect contrast to the sandy beaches and cozy accommodations back at the …

Starter Kit to Puerto Rico

Travel writers are usually on the prowl for new destinations. But one of my favorites—Puerto Rico—is actually quite old. On the map since 1493, the …

Puerto Rico

Distrito Histórico del Viejo San Juan--Old San Juan Historic District (Boundary Increase)

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Puerto Rico Status Vote Proposed By White House

PHOTO GALLERY<p>51st State Flag Mock-Ups<p>Puerto Rico may be getting another status vote.<p>The White House budget submitted to Congress Wednesday includes a $2.5 million appropriation for Puerto Rico to hold another plebiscite on its relationship to the United States.<p>Calling for another vote indicates the …

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Puerto Rico to better protect top tourist site, bioluminescent bay

Puerto Rico’s environment agency is trying to better protect a bioluminescent bay that’s considered one of the brightest in the world.<p>Mosquito Bay …

Financial Advisor Resources

International Growth Fund<p>While the world has changed drastically over the past two decades, Oppenheimer International Growth Fund’s investment …