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  • PASSINGS: Arthur Napoleon Raymond Robinson, Ultimate Warrior, Edmond Harjo

    PASSINGS: Arthur Napoleon Raymond Robinson, Ultimate Warrior, Edmond Harjo
    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,...
  • Wesley L. McDonald dies at 84; 4-star Navy admiral led 1983 U.S. invasion of Grenada

    Wesley L. McDonald dies at 84; 4-star Navy admiral led 1983 U.S. invasion of Grenada
    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,...
  • Orlando Bosch dies at 84; Cuban militant acquitted of 1976 bombing of jet

    Orlando Bosch dies at 84; Cuban militant acquitted of 1976 bombing of jet
    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...
  • Meeting the neighbors

    Meeting the neighbors
    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...
  • Amanda Knox again found guilty in 2007 slaying of roommate in Italy

    Amanda Knox again found guilty in 2007 slaying of roommate in Italy
    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,...
  • Boat capsizes off Florida coast; at least 3 dead, 2 missing

    At least three people died and two were missing after a boat capsizedĀ  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...
  • Royal Caribbean cruise ship returns home after more than 600 sickened

    Royal Caribbean cruise ship returns home after more than 600 sickened
    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...
  • Cuba hosts Latin American and Caribbean summit

    Cuba hosts Latin American and Caribbean summit
    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...
  • Andrew Moore's Cuba photos at Couturier Gallery evoke the bittersweet

     Andrew Moore's Cuba photos at Couturier Gallery evoke the bittersweet
    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-...
  • Lena Dunham makes cover of Vogue, wears Erdem to 'Girls' premiere

    Lena Dunham makes cover of Vogue, wears Erdem to 'Girls' premiere
    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-...
  • Pope Francis looks past Europe, U.S., for new cardinals

    Pope Francis looks past Europe, U.S., for new cardinals
    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...