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  • U.S. determined to mend fences with Iran, critics notwithstanding

    PARIS -- It's not only most Israelis, led by their Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, and the policy-community hawks in Washington and acolytes of AIPAC in the Congress who hate the interim nuclear agreement signed by Iran in November with the United...
  • A mayor represión mayor resistencia

    Entre 1978 y 1979 me tocó cubrir la liberación de 3,600 presos políticos cubanos. Muchos llevaban más de 20 años en las mazmorras de Castro, pero mantenían en alto su espíritu combativo. Al llegar al exilio muchos se unieron nuevamente a la lucha por...
  • Robert Gates is tired of war

    Robert Gates is tired of war
    Robert Gates may be the only CIA director or defense secretary who ever took part in peace demonstrations during the Vietnam War. In his 1996 memoir — the one nobody noticed — he says that in 1970, as a young CIA employee and Air Force...
  • Obama y Raúl Castro: Histórico apretón de manos | VIDEO Y FOTOS

    Obama y Raúl Castro: Histórico apretón de manos | VIDEO Y FOTOS
    La inédita imagen del presidente estadounidense Barack Obama saludando al mandatario cubano Raúl Castro durante un homenaje a Nelson Mandela, encendió el martes en las calles de La Habana esperanzas de un acercamiento entre las dos naciones enfrentadas...
  • Obama navigates tricky diplomatic waters at Nelson Mandela memorial

    Obama navigates tricky diplomatic waters at Nelson Mandela memorial
    WASHINGTON — Even in death, Nelson Mandela is bringing together unlikely bedfellows. For President Obama, the trip to South Africa for the international icon’s memorial service has been a steady series of encounters that can test...
  • Obama shakes Cuban leader Raul Castro's hand: What it means

    President Obama’s appearance at the Soweto memorial for Nelson Mandela provided a conflict in word and deed: a none-too-subtle upbraiding of nations like Cuba and a seemingly friendly handshake with the country’s leader, Raul Castro. And...
  • Guillermo Martinez: Could handshake mean improved US-Cuba relations?

    President Barack Obama shook hands with Raúl Castro for less than 15 seconds early Tuesday morning. Minutes later the story, video and photograph of the handshake was all over the world. It was the headline of many newspapers, television network and...
  • Hey Cubs, why not hire Ozzie?

    Hey Cubs, why not hire Ozzie?
    Dale Sveum is out the door, Joe Girardi chose to stay in New York, and the Cubs are practically back to square one in their search for a new manager. The ultimate goal, one would think, is to pair a manager who develop and relate to players with the...
  • Losing to Vanderbilt has turned up heat on Muschamp

    Losing to Vanderbilt has turned up heat on Muschamp
    GAINESVILLE — This was absolutely Zookian in nature. Actually, this was worse than any loss Ron Zook ever endured. Much, much worse. It was homecoming, but it may well have been a coach going. Can Florida Gators coach Will Muschamp survive...
  • Pattern developing for President Selfie

    Pattern developing for President Selfie
    There are many ways to remember President Barack Obama's appearance at South Africa's memorial for Nelson Mandela. Some may remember Obama as Mandela's spiritual son, our president riding on his own soaring rhetoric at that stadium, wrapping himself...
  • A fan's funny remembrance of Bette Davis

    "DON'T LET me kill the point, or isn't this a story for grown-ups?" "You've heard it. About the time I looked into the wrong end of a camera finder." "Remind me to tell you about the time I looked into the heart of an artichoke." "I'd like to hear it."...
  • Laughter, 'selfie' reflect festive mood at Nelson Mandela memorial

    Laughter, 'selfie' reflect festive mood at Nelson Mandela memorial
    Three world leaders -- a white conservative, a black liberal and an unpretentious woman governing the happiest country on Earth -- mirthfully huddled together for a photo capturing a momentous event. Nelson Mandela would have been pleased. The...