| Jul 31, 2014
Not since the 1980 Mariel boatlift has the American government been faced with such a complicated immigration crisis. Back then, it was trying to detain a wave of Cubans allowed to leave the island by Fidel Castro´s Communist regime.
More than 125,000...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 5:20 AM
Ernest Hemingway spent a lifetime cultivating a masculine image and personas. War correspondent, cigar lover, big game hunter, deep sea fisherman, boxer, liberal with liquor, minimalist with words all done to maximum effect. Predictably, evidence of his...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 8:14 PM
| Jun 26, 2014
| 2:55 PM
The explosion of participatory theater — or at least my seeming inability lately to attend a show that does not include some degree of audience interaction — has set my skin in permanent rash mode.
I suspect that I am not alone out here,...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 8:14 PM
| Jun 9, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Reports of Barbara Walters' retirement may have been premature.
Walters may no longer hold forth on ABC's "The View," but that doesn't she mean she won't turn up occasionally on various ABC News programs like "20/20."
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| Feb 28, 2014
| 9:31 PM
Huber Matos Benitez, whose disenchantment with the Cuban Revolution he had helped lead brought him the wrath of Fidel Castro and 20 years in prison, died Thursday in Miami after a heart attack. He was 95.
His death was confirmed by his grandson, Huber...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 7:49 AM
Mohammad Qasim Fahim
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Influential Afghan Vice President Mohammad Qasim Fahim, 57, a leading commander in the alliance that fought the Taliban who was later accused with other warlords of targeting civilian areas during...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 3:54 PM
When Colonel Aureliano Buendía faced the firing squad, time slipped away, and his life became a dream. Before him rose the mythical town of Macondo and its retinue of gypsies and their pipes and kettle drums and magical inventions.
Of course Buendía's...
| May 20, 2014
| 4:56 PM
Ignoring Cold War restrictions, journalist William Worthy had traveled to the Soviet Union in 1955 and made a news broadcast from Moscow, a rare opportunity for an American reporter. So the following year, when Communist China invited him on a month-...
| Apr 27, 2014
The first time I met Gabriel García Márquez, then an unknown writer in Mexico, was on July 6, 1962, in the office of the producer of Luis Buñuel's movie "Viridiana." I remember the date well because after noticing the headline, Gabo asked to borrow the...
| May 8, 2014
| 10:01 AM
An Ernest Hemingway biopic shooting this month on the streets of Havana is the first feature film with a Hollywood director and actors to film on the island since the 1959 revolution that brought Fidel Castro to power.
The Associated Press reports...