| Apr 9, 2014
| 9:45 PM
Arthur Napoleon Raymond Robinson
Former Trinidad and Tobago leader held by Islamic rebels
Arthur Napoleon Raymond Robinson, 87, a former Trinidad and Tobago prime minister who was held hostage for days and shot during a bloody 1990 coup attempt,...
| Feb 16, 2009
Wesley L. McDonald, a four-star Navy admiral who commanded the 1983 invasion of Grenada for the U.S. military and who as a pilot led the first airstrike against North Vietnam in 1964 after the Gulf of Tonkin incident, died Feb. 8 at his home in Arlington,...
| Apr 29, 2011
Orlando Bosch, a prominent Cuban militant who was acquitted in Venezuela of the 1976 bombing of a Cuban jetliner, died Wednesday at a suburban Miami hospital. He was 84.
Bosch's wife, Adriana, said the exiled opponent of communist Cuba's Fidel Castro had...
| Apr 12, 2009
When President Obama attends the Summit of the Americas next week, he will encounter a wellspring of goodwill in Latin America toward the young leader who reminds so many there of their favorite American president, John F. Kennedy. And yet he will...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 1:32 PM
FLORENCE, Italy -- American student Amanda Knox and her Italian former boyfriend were found guilty on Thursday in the 2007 slaying of her British roommate, Meredith Kercher.
It was the third verdict in the case for Knox, 26, and Raffaele Sollecito, 29,...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 3:04 PM
At least three people died and two were missing after a boat capsized Thursday off southeast Florida in what is being investigated as the latest case of immigrant deaths during an escape from a Caribbean country, the Coast Guard announced.
Just a day...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 7:06 PM
BAYONNE, N.J. — At first he thought it was the fish.
Maurice Weizmann, a Montreal businessman on a Royal Caribbean cruise with his wife, started vomiting on the second night of the 10-day voyage after eating dinner and watching a show on the...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 6:55 PM
HAVANA — Cuban President Raul Castro called on Latin American and Caribbean leaders Tuesday to work together on pressing regional problems at a gathering of all Western Hemisphere nations except the U.S. and Canada.
In his keynote speech as host...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 1:00 PM
In one of Andrew Moore's photographs of Cuba, on display through Feb. 15 at Couturier Gallery in Los Angeles, a half-dozen men and women are hanging out at an aging ferry terminal.
Their postures are casual and unself-conscious, yet they form a quasi-...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 9:04 AM
Lena Dunham of "Girls" is known for a certain scruffy edge, but she's got style cred now, appearing for the first time on the cover of February's Vogue, which deems her "the new queen of comedy." (Oh, and she also wore a white lace frock from Erdem's pre-...
| Jan 12, 2014
| 9:34 AM
ROME -- Pope Francis named 19 new cardinals Sunday, including a bishop from Haiti and an archbishop from Burkina Faso, a choice the Vatican said showed Francis’ determination to focus on the poor.
Overall, the pope’s first batch of...