Frank Sanchez of Tampa was sworn in Monday as U.S. undersecretary of commerce for international trade, one of 15 recess appointments made by President Barack Obama and objected to by Republicans.
Emboldened by the passage of health care legislation, Hispanic activists are pressuring the Obama administration and Congress to tackle immigration reform as its next major priority.
Demi Lovato, the 17-year-old up-and-coming actress and singer whose big break came with the Disney film "Camp Rock," has landed a guest-starring role in Grey's Anatomy.
Oscar-winning actor Sean Penn is being taken to task by actress and Grammy-nominated singer Maria Conchita Alonso for his strident support of Hugo Chavez, the socialist president of Venezuela -- where Alonso was raised.
The mayor of Hazleton, Pennsylvania -- a city some consider to be ground zero in the national debate over illegal immigrants -- is lambasting a college course at Temple University that spotlights the city's struggle on the issue.
As the "Ugly Betty" TV series comes to a close, the new career of America Ferrera, the actress who portrays her, is beginning to blossom.