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  • Alonso comes 'as is'

    Alonso comes 'as is'
    He'd been controlling his temper all day, plotting how to say what was on his mind. His chance came at 6:45 that evening. Andrés Alonso, Baltimore schools chief executive officer, arrived in Mount Vernon to meet with a few dozen of the city's most active...
  • Jim McKay dies at 86

    Jim McKay, who in 1947 spoke the first words ever heard on Baltimore television and later became the model for the modern sports anchorman with his marathon effort amid a terrorist attack at the 1972 Munich Olympics, died yesterday of natural causes at...
  • In Cuba, baseball stirs the national soul

    In Cuba, baseball stirs the national soul
    HAVANA -- Today, one of the longest waits in a country of waiting finally ends -- American professional baseball returns in the form of the Baltimore Orioles. "It will be the best play of baseball in 40 years. It is something that we have dreamed of...
  • Dodger Yasiel Puig's long road around the Cuba embargo

    Fleeing Cuba is harrowing and costly, whether it's done in a flimsy boat headed for U.S. shores or a speedboat headed for Mexico. Yasiel Puig, the gifted Dodgers outfielder, set off on the latter route, smuggled out by men who then threatened his life and...
  • A cold case with connections to Cuba?

    MIAMI When Cuban exiles Lilian Rosa Morales and husband Manuel Ramirez were murdered in an execution-style shooting in Coral Gables, Fla., shortly after midnight on Feb. 2, 1995, most news reports on the case focused on Morales. After all, Morales, 25,...
  • Iran's U.N. envoy isn't a threat

     Iran's U.N. envoy isn't a threat
    The United States is irked that Iran has chosen as its representative to the United Nations a diplomat who apparently was involved with a student group that seized the U.S. Embassy in Tehran in 1979. The embassy takeover, a violation of international...
  • Secret social media outreach to Cuba scorned, praised

    Secret social media outreach to Cuba scorned, praised
    WASHINGTON — One influential senator called it a "cockamamie idea" bound to fail. But Cuban-American Republicans from South Florida on Tuesday defended a shadowy Twitter-like communications network that U.S. officials operated for more than two...
  • Barbara Walters On Her Retirement and Big Changes at 'The View'

    Barbara Walters is known for turning her interviews into sob sessions, but as she exits the business she's known all her life, she's determined not to do that. When the legendary broadcaster retires next month at age 84 from ABC's "The View," following...
  • Barbara Walters sets retirement date from 'The View'

    Veteran TV journalist Barbara Walters will make her last scheduled appearance on "The View" on May 16, ABC announced Monday.  The network will honor Walters' five decades in broadcasting with a week-long celebration. "The View," the daytime talk show...
  • Elián González condecorado por Juventud Comunista | FOTOS

    Elián González condecorado por Juventud Comunista | FOTOS
    LA HABANA — El "balserito" cubano Elián González, protagonista en 1999 de un sonado caso de emigración ilegal a EE.UU., recibió en La Habana una de las máximas condecoraciones que otorga el Consejo de Estado a propuesta de la Unión de Jóvenes...
  • Marlins: fans esperan una gran temporada en Miami

    Varias horas antes de que los Marlins de Miami apalearan a los Rockies de Colorado, 10-1, en el primer partido de la temporada 2014 en la Pequeña Habana, miles de fanáticos locales ya festejan. Atrás habían quedado las 100 dolorosas derrotas de una...
  • Thomas Polgar: CIA official during the fall of Saigon

    Thomas Polgar: CIA official during the fall of Saigon
    Thomas Polgar, the last CIA station chief in Saigon during the Vietnam War, who helped direct the frantic airborne evacuation of U.S. citizens and Vietnamese leaders during the final days of the war in 1975, died March 22 at his home in Winter Park. He...