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Next month's showdown in the Lone Star State offers one of the last big delegate paydays and the prospect of bragging rights for two Democratic candidates in hot pursuit of their party's nomination. Polls, however, indicate the race in Texas is tight.
By the year 2050, 29 percent of the population will be Hispanic, nearly 1 in 5 Americans will be foreign-born, and non-Hispanic whites will become a minority, accounting for only 47 percent of the population, according to a study by the nonpartisan, Washington-based Pew Research Center.
Fidel Castro, saying it would be a "betrayal of my conscience" to continue to rule, announced he is stepping down after nearly 50 years as Cuba's leader.
Here is some of the fine print on the new economic stimulus package that was signed into law by President George W. Bush.
The Bush administration was ambitious when it launched the two-year, multi-billion-dollar stimulus package, but many experts voiced strong skepticism that such a plan might fail to fend off a possible recession.
The geographic dispersion of the U.S. Hispanic population continues. States with small Hispanic populations have shown the greatest growth in the last decade — with seven of the 10 fastest-growing states in the South.
Advertisers' efforts to reach Hispanic consumers are becoming more targeted, and language is a major factor. Advertisers spent more than $3.3 billion to market products to U.S. Hispanics in 2005, a 6.8 percent increase from 2004.
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