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In the news this morning: Nacho Cheese tacos, L.A. May Day march, a more diverse Harvard, lawsuit over detained LGBT immigrants, more




Ouch, Our Arteries: Taco Bell Tests Shell Made of Nacho Cheese Doritos - TIME Dusty cheesy flavor-blasted taco shells? Please, Taco Bell, say it isn't so.

Immigrant, worker rights supporters put out call for May Day march - 89.3 KPCC Immigrant and workers’ rights advocates staged a small demonstration in downtown Los Angeles yesterday to call for an end to budget cutbacks that hurt working families. They also announced plans for march on May 1.

A More Diverse Class of 2015: Harvard Accepts Record Numbers of Black and Latino Students - GOOD The number of African American and Latino students accepted into the class of 2015 may be the highest in school history.

Fake army: Lawyers for man accused of raising fake army say group was a charity - Los Angeles Times The defense for the El Monte man accused of charging Chinese immigrants money to join a phony "U.S. Army" unit claims he was trying to operate a Salvation Army-style charity group.

Immigrant group alleges abuse because of sexual orientation, gender identity - Miami Herald A civil rights complaint has been filed on behalf of 13 immigrants alleging systemic abuse and neglect of gay and transgender immigrants in federally owned or contracted immigrant detention facilities.

War crimes suspects: 2 Bosnian immigrants in U.S. held on war crimes charges - Los Angeles Times Two Bosnian immigrants living in Oregon and Washington were arrested yesterday on war crimes charges. They are accused of targeting Croats during the Balkans' bloody sectarian war in the 1990s.

Despite Latest Ruling, Immigrants Still Besieged in Arizona - New America Media While a federal appeals court has upheld a decision blocking key components of Arizona's SB 1070 anti-illegal immigration law, the law has still made life more difficult for immigrants in the state.