| Dec 11, 2013
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...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 1:10 PM
Why are the conservative members of the Party of Lincoln so upset about President Obama shaking hands with Raul Castro at Nelson Mandela’s memorial service? Got time for a little history lesson?
It has long been the favorite tool of conservative...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 7:08 PM
Cuba's government has lifted its ban on professional sports, allowing athletes to sign contracts and compete for pay outside the island.
The change will make it easier for Cubans to compete professionally in Europe and Asia, but it does not...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
PARIS -- A Gallup poll issued this month says that 99 percent of the American public now has become convinced that Iran's civilian nuclear program will threaten "the vital interests of the United States in the next ten years." Eighty-three percent say...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 3:54 PM
It's been more than two decades since Jorge Drexler chose the path that would earn him Uruguay's first and only Academy Award, a journey that's had little to do with movies. It started in 1992, when Drexler reached two milestones: He graduated from...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 7:52 PM
MEXICO CITY — Cuba announced Tuesday that it would move toward ending a two-tier national currency system widely criticized for creating a privileged class with access to a special peso.
The notice, published in Granma, the official Communist...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 5:00 AM
As fugitive National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden weighs his asylum options, he should be familiar with the name Luis Posada Carriles.
Both Venezuela and Cuba want to get their hands on the 85-year-old Posada, accused of orchestrating the...
| 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...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 4:32 AM
The Woodward Dream Cruise happens every year on the third Saturday in August as it has since 1995, when a group of volunteers decided to try and relive their youth from the 1950s and 1960s, back when evening entertainment in......
| Aug 9, 2013
| 10:01 AM
Pete Rose, moral conscience of baseball.
Mr. Rose, the guy who has been in purgatory for a long, long time because he is a Ramblin' Gamblin' Man, has some very good advice for another baseball bad boy, Alex Rodriguez.
"We have to get these...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 4:56 AM
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
1. 40 KILLED, HUNDREDS WOUNDED IN CAIRO ATTACK
A ministry official says gunmen targeted supporters of former president Mohammed Morsi holding a...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 12:36 PM
SÃO PAULO -- Brazil became the latest country to express concern about an alleged U.S. global spying program, requesting clarification from Washington after a newspaper published more documents leaked by former National Security Agency contractor Edward...