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The Border Project: Latinos against illegal immigration

Not all Latinos support illegal immigration. Amanda Van Allen reports from Nogales and Tempe, Arizona.

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Soul-food diseases afflict black community

Cindy Pratt, like 1.3 million other black people, has diabetes. She was raised on soul food and thinks this has had a major effect on her health.

Black women turn to online dating for love
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Black women turn to online dating for love

According to a recent study by ABC news, about 42 percent of black women never have been married. So black women are turning to the Internet to find love.

Haiti Earthquake: A store owner tries to help
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Haiti Earthquake: A store owner tries to help

Yvens Brizard, a native of Haiti, plans to travel to Haiti in the next couple of days to aid an orphanage, where more than 150 children are starving.

NYC Marathon: Cheers and prayers
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NYC Marathon: Cheers and prayers

As runners strode to the 22 mark of the 26.2 mile New York City marathon, three women offered encouragement some might consider a godsend.