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  • Obama defends greeting Hugo Chavez

    Rebuffing criticism of the warm greetings he exchanged with Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez, President Obama said Sunday that the United States, with its overwhelming military superiority and need to improve its global image, could afford to extend such...
  • How much freedom do charter schools deserve?

    How much freedom do charter schools deserve?
    Today's topic: The Times recently reported on charter schools in Oakland that openly mock liberal orthodoxy and practice harsh disciplinary procedures. Are charter schools afforded too much latitude in teaching ideology to their students? How much...
  • Honduras Divided Between Two Leaders After Military Coup

    Honduras Divided Between Two Leaders After Military Coup
    TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras -- A military coup has divided Honduras between two leaders one recognized by world bodies and another backed by the country's congress, courts and military. Presidents from around Latin America were gathering in Nicaragua for...
  • Green Dots empty promise

    In a matter of weeks, the Los Angeles Unified School District embarks on an unpredictable but carefully manipulated course as the charter school movement's golden boy, Steve Barr, and his handpicked, self-appointed Green Dot clique try to operate Locke...
  • Re-evaluating the drug wars

    Re-evaluating the drug wars
    MEXICO CITY — U.S. officials warn that Mexican crime rings are now conducting kidnappings and assassinations north of the border, a rising threat to the home front that may affect Obama's choices on how to manage U.S.-backed offensives in the war on...
  • Ex-bishop roiling stagnant political waters in Paraguay

    A sense of new possibilities courses through the crowd even before "the bishop of the poor" shows up in the plaza of this sugar-cane farming center. "I'm not here to hand out beer, liquor, sausages," Fernando Lugo advises, alluding to the traditional...
  • Honduras Crisis Talks Resume Day After Stalemate

    Honduras Crisis Talks Resume Day After Stalemate
    SAN JOSE, Costa Rica -- Talks to resolve Honduras' political crisis resumed Sunday with the two sides at odds over reinstating the ousted president and creating a reconciliation government. The two camps seemed to be far from a compromise, with exiled...
  • Only In America: A Communist Czar

    In imperial Russia, czars ruled the country and had complete power. They were imperial monarchs who were eventually overthrown by the Bolsheviks in the communist revolution. In Russia, the communists succeeded the czars and ruled with an iron first for 74...
  • Venezuela Wins Miss Universe Crown Again

    Venezuela Wins Miss Universe Crown Again
    NASSAU, Bahamas -- Miss Venezuela was the fairest of them all once again, winning the 2009 Miss Universe crown for the second year straight and the sixth time since the pageant's creation. Dressed in a flowing red gown, 18-year-old Stefania Fernandez...
  • A friendly town among the hills

    A friendly town among the hills
    New Zealand was too far, the south of France too cold and Colombia too unsafe for Casey and Susan Koehler. So the former Floridians settled quite happily on this mild and isolated coffee-growing town in western Panama for their retirement home. A...
  • Purists bemoan 'Carnaval Inc.'

    This evening, millions will tune in to a world-famous spectacle involving carefully choreographed moves, intense competition and fanatical spectators. Viewers will largely put aside their complaints that it has lost its authenticity and become beholden to...
  • Exxon scores win against Venezuelan oil company

    Exxon scores win against Venezuelan oil company
    Exxon Mobil Corp. won a round in its bitter fight against Venezuela's state oil company Thursday as courts in several countries said they would freeze $12 billion in international assets held by Petroleos de Venezuela. Last year, Venezuelan President...