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In the news this morning: Response to Japan earthquake, looted art from Armenia, minorities and lupus, Arizona's Latino growth, more




Japan earthquake: Japanese American groups in L.A. use Web to respond to quake - Los Angeles Times Japanese American community groups used social networking and other online tools over the weekend to coordinate efforts in response to Friday's killer earthquake.

Experts say art looted during Armenian genocide a growing issue - 89.3 KPCC On Friday, experts at a Loyola Law School panel said that a growing number of legal cases involve art looted during the Armenian genocide nearly a century ago.

Arizona's Latino Population Up a Whopping 46%, Says Census - Fox News Latino Latinos now make up close to 30 percent of Arizona's residents, up from slightly more than 25 percent in 2000.

Lupus, a Disease Disproportionately Affecting Latinos, Gets New Drug - Fox News Latino The debilitating immune system disorder disproportionately affects Latinos, African Americans and Asians – those groups are twice as likely to get it than whites.

Tough Immigration Measures Are Slowed in States by Lack of Consensus - New York Times The same lack of consensus that has impeded immigration bills in Congress has shown up in state legislatures as well, and has slowed, but not stopped, bills intended to penalize undocumented immigrants.

Impounding vehicles: Cities are revising policies on towing cars of unlicensed drivers - Los Angeles Times Los Angeles is the latest city to change its policies on impounding cars in response to complaints from immigrant rights advocates.