Photos: A cultural camp for young, adopted Latinos La Semana is a Minnesota-based summer camp created specifically for children adopted from Latin America. Campers, ranging from kindergartners to high schoolers, explore the cultures and traditions of their birth countries and bond with those whose backgrounds are similar to their own.
While at La Semana, which is Spanish for "the week," attendees learn Latin American dances and, on the final night of camp, they put on a formal performance for friends and family.6:20 p.m.
The Cube Critics: 'The Inbetweeners' Two stars from the British sitcom and movie "The Inbetweeners" stopped by the cubicles of Movie Maven Stephanie Curtis and arts reporter Euan Kerr to share their deep English accents, self deprecating senses of humor, and a little movie talk.6:25 p.m.
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New Unemployment Report Weaker Than Expected
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