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  • Six journalists killed in Mexico in under a month

     
    The sixth current or former Mexican journalist to be killed in less than a month has been buried amid demands for a justice most doubt will ever come....
  • Myanmar's new ties with U.S. may come at a cost

     
    The Obama administration’s decision this week to ease financial sanctions imposed on Myanmar, encourage American investment there and appoint a U.S. ambassador for the first time in 22 years should further the long-isolated nation’s reform...
  • White House names first ambassador to Myanmar in 22 years

     
    Heralding reform in Myanmar but warning of much work still ahead, the Obama administration on Thursday named its first full ambassador to the Southeast Asian nation in 22 years....
  • Flying coach, coffee coupons -- 'little tricks' of Gary Locke?

     
    Toting his own backpack. Flying coach. Buying coffee with a coupon. Just who does Gary Locke think he is? The United States ambassador to China was recently pilloried in Chinese newspaper editorials for his part in the saga of Chen Guangcheng, a blind...
  • Attorney, retired professor accused of defrauding tribe

     
    An attorney for the Twenty-Nine Palms Band of Mission Indians and a retired Claremont McKenna College professor are among four people who have been indicted on federal bribery and money laundering charges, the U.S. Attorney's office said Thursday....
  • U.S. blacklists sons of 'Chapo' Guzman, fugitive Mexican drug lord

     
    The U.S. Treasury Department added two sons of drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman to its "designated kingpin" list, which bars all U.S. companies, banks and individuals from doing business with them....
  • Pain now or pain later? Europeans prefer putting it off

     
    With more than half of the 17 Eurozone countries slipping back into recession in recent months and popular discontent reaching a crescendo, overseers of the European common currency may be more likely to heed the hurting countries' calls for stimulus...
  • Book review: 'The Passage of Power: The Years of Lyndon Johnson' by Robert Caro

     Book review: 'The Passage of Power: The Years of Lyndon Johnson' by Robert Caro
    The Passage of Power The Years of Lyndon Johnson Robert Caro Alfred A. Knopf: 736 pp., $35 "The Passage of Power," the fourth volume in Robert Caro's epic biography of Lyndon Baines Johnson, encompasses the period of LBJ's deepest humiliation and...
  • Tomas Borge dies at 81; last living founder of Sandinista movement

    Tomas Borge dies at 81; last living founder of Sandinista movement
    MEXICO CITY — Tomas Borge, last living founder of Nicaragua's Sandinista movement and one of its most hard-line enforcers as it battled U.S.-backed forces for decades, has died. He was 81. In Nicaragua, the government of President Daniel Ortega...
  • Bo Xilai's son fends off talk of lavish lifestyle, Ferrari

     
    The Harvard-going son of a Chinese power couple mired in a political scandal strewn with allegations of murder and corruption defended himself Tuesday, fending off talk of his lavish, careless lifestyle. College photos of the young man carousing at Oxford...
  • Philippines to seek counsel from the U.S. in standoff over Chinese ships

     
    The Philippines plans to seek counsel from the United States military in its two-week standoff over Chinese ships operating in the Scarborough Shoal, a new step in the simmering dispute....