Activist groups said that Government troops fired mortar rounds that slammed into a main market in a town in northern Syria, killing at least 18 civilians.
U.S. House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner refused to say whether a comprehensive immigration overhaul should include a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants, declaring that the House debate is "not about me."
Eva Longoria wants equal access to higher education for all Latinos. The actress and spoke about the importance of education for the Latino community at the 2013 National Council La Raza conference in New Orleans. Longoria pointed out that college graduation rates for Latinos are at an all-time high but ?[they?re] not keeping up with demographic changes,? she said. College graduation rates for Hispanics have increased seven-fold since 2008, according to the Pew Hispanic Center. Yet the Hispanic population in the U.S. grew 43 percent from 2000 to 2010.