| 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 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 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 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 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...
| 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-...
| 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 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,...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 8:12 AM
Global wealth levels have set records, but in Russia, the explosion in wealth has given way to the highest income inequality level, a new report showed.
In Russia, just 110 people own 35% of the country's wealth, according to a report released Wednesday...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Entertainment Partners, the Burbank payroll and production services company, is expanding into Puerto Rico.
The company said it was opening a new affiliate office in San Juan to be called EP Puerto Rico. In addition to payroll services, the new office...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 12:41 PM
Ellis Island, which greeted millions of immigrants to the United States, reopened its museum doors on Monday, a year after the aptly named Superstorm Sandy tore through much of the eastern half of the United States, killing scores of people and destroying...