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  • Barbara Walters: Let the victory lap begin!

    Barbara Walters: Let the victory lap begin!
    Let the Barbara Walter's farewell tour begin! Monday's edition of "The View" opened with the show's founder and star fixing the camera with that fearless don't-let-the-strange-absence-of-wrinkles-fool-you-I've-been-on-television-for-50-years gaze and...
  • Barbara Walters to retire from TV journalism

    Barbara Walters to retire from TV journalism
    Barbara Walters is saying goodbye to TV journalism. After more than half a century in the industry, the veteran ABC News anchor plans to retire next summer, ABC announced Sunday night. Walters, 83, is set to make it official Monday morning on "The View....
  • Political calculus keeps Cuba on U.S. list of terror sponsors

    Political calculus keeps Cuba on U.S. list of terror sponsors
    Cuba’s communist leadership was quick to send condolences to the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings and to reiterate to Washington that it “rejects and condemns unequivocally all acts of terrorism.” Once a key supplier of arms and...
  • PASSINGS: Bebo Valdes, Harlon Hill

    PASSINGS: Bebo Valdes, Harlon Hill
    Bebo Valdes Pianist and bandleader who fled Cuba Bebo Valdes, 94, a renowned Cuban pianist who recorded with Nat King Cole, was bandleader of Havana's Tropicana nightclub during its glittering heyday and was considered the last luminary from the...
  • World reacts to death of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez

     
    Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, the charismatic socialist whose Bolivarian Revolution reduced poverty and galvanized anti-American sentiment across Latin America but left his nation deeply polarized and ever more dependent on oil dollar...
  • Chavez death leaves behind daunting challenges at home, abroad

    Chavez death leaves behind daunting challenges at home, abroad
    Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez loomed so large over his country and Latin America for the last two decades that his death on Tuesday following a long battle with cancer confronts the region with potentially destabilizing political swings and economic...
  • President Hugo Chavez dies at 58; hero to Venezuela's poor

    President Hugo Chavez dies at 58; hero to Venezuela's poor
    CARACAS, Venezuela —Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, the charismatic socialist whose Bolivarian Revolution reduced poverty and galvanized anti-American sentiment across Latin America but left his nation deeply polarized and ever more dependent on...
  • French daredevil climbs landmark Havana hotel without a net

     
    By Anne-Marie Garcia, Associated Press HAVANA — A French daredevil who has scaled some of the world's tallest buildings conquered Cuba's famous Habana Libre hotel on Monday without ropes or a safety net — climbing to the top in about half an...
  • Alex Jones and other pro-gun paranoids put the nuts in gun nuts

    Alex Jones and other pro-gun paranoids put the nuts in gun nuts
    It is hard to have a reasoned discourse about guns when one side of the discussion seems to be dominated by people ready to hole up in an Idaho survivalist camp to await the arrival of the black U.N. helicopters filled with Kenyan commandos coming to...
  • Oscar Niemeyer dies at 104; modernist Brazilian architect

    Oscar Niemeyer dies at 104; modernist Brazilian architect
    Oscar Niemeyer, the architect whose soaring buildings form the heart of Brasilia, the instant modernist capital built in the wilds of Brazil in the late 1950s, has died. He was 104. Niemeyer, who had outlived his contemporaries to become the world's...
  • A dance with Castro's Cuba

     A dance with Castro's Cuba
    HAVANA — "It's been 51 years since the event you Americans call the Bay of Pigs, but now Playa GirĂ³n is a popular beach destination for foreigners," the guide tells me. It is hard to imagine that the words "Bay of Pigs" could do anything but fill...