Rick Santorum waded into a controversial issue today when he gave an interview to El Vocero, one of the biggest newspapers in Puerto Rico.
The issue? The island's primary language.
The paper asked the former Pennsylvania senator if he would back Puerto Rican statehood if Spanish along with English remained its official languages.
Originally published on Wed March 14, 2012 8:10 pm
Mississippi and Alabama were big wins for Rick Santorum in the fight for the GOP presidential nomination.
While never considered strong for Mitt Romney, those states further revealed the vulnerabilities of his campaign, specifically, problems identifying with many elements of the Republican base.
The next big contest is Tuesday in Illinois.
It's a state rich in delegates (69) and in something else that should be good news for Romney: more moderate Republicans. But he still needs to connect with even those voters.
In a deal with prosecutors, the longtime girlfriend of mob boss James "Whitey" Bulger pleaded guilty to helping him evade capture from police.
Bulger, if you remember, was captured in Santa Monica, Calif., last June. He is the most notorious mob boss in Boston and was wanted for his alleged role in 19 murders.
Women should get screened for cervical cancer far less frequently than doctors have long recommended, according to new guidelines released Wednesday.
More than 12,000 women are diagnosed with cervical cancer every year in the United States, and more than 4,000 die from the disease.
For years, doctors have recommended that women start getting Pap smears every year or two to try to catch signs of cancer early, when it's easiest to prevent and treat.