| Feb 2, 2014
| 2:43 PM
WASHINGTON — Hillary Rodham Clinton is backing President Obama’s opposition to new economic sanctions against Iran.
Obama announced in his State of the Union address last week that he would veto any legislation that called for such...
| Feb 9, 2014
Long-time residents of South Florida may remember the tar ball infestation that once plagued the coastline. The globs of sticky, black goop played havoc with walks on the beach, which often ended with sun worshippers cleaning tar from their feet with...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 6:48 PM
TEHRAN — Iran suspended part of its uranium enrichment efforts Monday and the U.S. and European Union began loosening some economic sanctions, the first concrete steps toward a comprehensive deal to end the long confrontation over Tehran's nuclear...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 3:48 PM
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration added 17 foreign companies and individuals to a federal blacklist Thursday for allegedly helping Iran evade economic sanctions, a move intended both to maintain pressure on Tehran during upcoming nuclear...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 4:30 PM
It was one of the most awe-inspiring events of our lifetime: Ninety world leaders joining 100,000 South Africans in Johannesburg's World Cup Stadium for a four-hour-long celebration of the life of Nelson Mandela.
But what did the U.S. media focus on? Not...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 8:00 AM
WASHINGTON — Obama administration officials hoping to end the nuclear standoff with Iran not only face a nation legendary for hard-line negotiating, they also must deal with members of Congress who may be just as unyielding.
In talks with Iran set...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 10:00 AM
Forty years ago today, the OPEC oil embargo caused oil prices to spike 70 percent to $5.11 a barrel, setting off a global energy crisis that sent shockwaves through the industrial age that are still felt today.
With the price of oil now oscillating...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 8:46 AM
El mismo David Ortiz que todos aplauden rabiosamente ahora por su espectacular ---y sospechosa--- producción en la Serie Mundial fue uno de los jugadores que habría arrojado positivo al consumo de sustancias para mejorar el rendimiento (PEDs) durante una...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 4:30 PM
WASHINGTON — His greatest impact was as a moral leader, but Nelson Mandela also left a legacy in diplomacy by helping popularize the use of international sanctions to pressure a government to change its policies.
Since sanctions were imposed in an...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 4:34 PM
By William E. Gibson, Washington Bureau WASHINGTON – After years of trying to leave Cuba to visit other lands, dissident blogger Yoani Sanchez is making the rounds on Capitol Hill and impressing Florida members of Congress of all stripes. On...
| Jul 25, 2013
This column is dedicated to all those fools who believe the United States should lift sanctions on Cuba to improve relations with the island's Communist regime.
It was a "coincidence" that on the days that the United States and Cuba were scheduled to...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 12:07 PM
The sequence never changes.
Just as night follows day, in the days following a visit by a Hollywood or Latin American star to Cuba, stories pop up demanding the United States lift the embargo on the Caribbean island. They add that Americans should be...